Ernest Holmes became convinced:
1. There is an impersonal Law of the universe that is creative.
2. We create our own dungeons or destiny by using the same creative power that created the universe.
3. Omnipresence. Wherever Spirit is at all the whole of Spirit must be. “There is not a spot where God is not.”
4. We can use this God Power within us consciously to change our life for the better.
Through Ernest’s studies of many great metaphysicians, he developed his own theory of prayer. He believed that the purpose of prayer was not to convince or persuade God to grant one’s desire, but rather to change one’s own consciousness. He felt that one’s true essence is Goodness, Wholeness, and Truth, and that people operate within a law of nature which is impersonal.
Everyone may draw from this vast reservoir, Ernest believed. “God is more ready to give than we are to receive,” he said. He believed that one of the aspects of prayer is to put oneself into harmony with the divine Law of Life and Abundance, to allow the flowing of God’s Good to fill us.
“Never be astonished when prayer is answered; be surprised when It isn’t and find out where you went wrong.”