How our awareness creates our reality

I am a child of earth and starry heaven

Anybody who has been around in spiritual circles – and many people who haven’t – will have heard of the principle that our mind creates our reality.  Sometimes, this is called the Law of Attraction, made popular by the bestselling book and movie the Secret, which popularised the principle but was devoid of either spiritual or scientific depth.  The first time I ever encountered the principle explicitly was when I was about 14, and I read Richard Bach’s Illusions – the adventures of a reluctant Messiah.

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In the book, Donald – clearly a Christ-like figure who walks on water (and swims in earth) and wants to teach everyone that they themselves are their own Messiah – teaches the author how to visualise a blue feather and bring it into his life.  The blue feather exercise has indeed stepped out of the book and is taught in workshops about…

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