`Never doubt the power of God to work through you; to think you are no good is to doubt God`s power.`
I began my New Year talk in the New Lands Temple with this, one of my favourite sayings of White Eagle. Probably everyone reading this believes in the power of positive thought and light, and that clear `channels for the light` truly can make a difference. The problem I think is that we do not believe in ourselves. We may have been programmed since childhood to think/feel we are not very clever or good at anything, and that it is not good to think highly of ourselves. But, unfortunately, this very `belief system` can get in the way of the effectiveness of our efforts to `send out the light`.
When thinking about what I was going to say in the the Temple, White Eagle reminded me that one of the most important things I had to do was encourage everyone that their individual effort really did matter and could truly `make a difference`!
I went on to offer a simple formula of six key qualities for would be `lightworkers`, all beginning with the letter `C` and thus easy to remember :
CONFIDENCE ........that you can make a difference
COMMITMENT.......the need to keep on keeping on
COURAGE.......to stay positive, even if things seems negative
CLEAR.........trying not to allow the fog of negative thought in the media to cloud your efforts
CREATIVE......think of ONE positive thing you can do to really help in a practical way
CALM...........Try to stay peaceful and positive, even if everyone around is worried or fearful
Also, of course, never forgetting the power and magic of the Star, filled with God`s love and light, ever shining on our world and into people`s hearts.
I ended my talk with more words of White Eagle`s from Spiritual Unfoldment Vol 2, chapter IV on the Angels of Light and Darkness, where he gives us the wonderful reassurance:
`God does not allow the universe to slip out of His-Her hands. Nothing can happen outside the will of God.`