AHSCKNYE: Into the Mystic — Mystical Prayer

By: Jubilee! Minister Candace Chellew-Hodge

For anyone who has studied the Law of Attraction or listened to Abraham, the ancient wisdom channeled by Esther Hicks, the Apostle Paul’s words in today’s reading (Philippians 4:4-9)  may seem familiar. It should, because what Paul outlines is how to activate the Law of Attraction — or put another way, how to start moving out of our ego and into our higher, Divine Self.

First, he tells them, be grateful. “Rejoice in the Lord, always, and again I say, Rejoice!” This word, “rejoice” in Greek simply means, to be glad. The first step to raising your vibration — to stepping out of ego — is to rejoice, to be glad, even when everything around you is working hard to make, or keep you, sad and in the dumps.

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ACHSKNYE: Into the Mystic — Seeing in the Dark

By: JUBILEE! Minister Candace Chellew-Hodge

In our Jesus story (Luke 21:29-33), we encounter a story that the traditional Christian church has used as proof that one day, Jesus will come back. As a good Southern Baptist kid, I believed in what they call The Second Coming. The story is terrifying — the moon turns to blood and Jesus descends from the clouds on his white steed, fiery sword in hand ready to cut down the infidels and resurrect the faithful into eternal glory.

All this from a guy we tend to call The Prince of Peace. Sounds more like what our modern day terrorists are promising to do to the world.

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