Last week’s blog post invited us to consider this:
“Divine Will” is what fuels all attuned human energy, enthusiasm, courage, and endurance — while It seeks Divine Ways to manifest and express through human Being on Earth.
Divine Will Expressed (Photo by Joshua Earle)
Then, this week’s blog illustrates how Definiteness of Purpose is the starting point for all manifestation and expression. Let’s use a shorter term for “manifestation and expression”: “Achievement”.
Achievement is the result of the agreement in action that occurs when Divine Will seeks and inevitably finds Divine Ways on earth. And those Divine Ways are epitomized by a Definiteness of Purpose. The essences of such were personified in this succinct yet historic interchange:
In 1963, President John F. Kennedy asked the preeminent aerospace engineer, Wernher Von Braun, a pivotal question: “What would it take to land a man on the moon, and then return him safely to earth?” Von Braun’s simple, succinct, yet profound answer was: “The Will to Do It.”
Addressing Definiteness of Purpose in operable terms, Napoleon Hill, the late 19th-Century master teacher of personal achievement, stated that “All individual achievement begins with the adoption of a definite major purpose and a specific plan for its attainment. Without a purpose and a plan, people drift aimlessly through life.”
Further, Napoleon Hill established a methodology based upon specific action steps that instill Definiteness of Purpose in oneself. Those steps are stated herein below:
- Have one high, desirable, outstanding goal and keep it ever before you.
- Determine and fix in your mind exactly what you desire.
- Evaluate and determine exactly what you will give in return.
- Set a definite date for exactly when you intend to possess your desire.
- Clearly define your plan for achievement. Write out, precisely and concisely, exactly what you want, exactly when you want to achieve it, and exactly what you intend to give in return.
- Each and every day, morning and evening, read your written statement aloud.
- Your “ship” will not come in unless you first send one out.
- Be sure about what you want from Life and doubly sure of what you have to give in return.
- You will get exactly and only what you ask and work for.
Now, these six steps and the resultant predictions — which, I note, use the word “exactly” seven times — concur with decades of my own personal experience: Definiteness of Purpose calls upon every thought, word, and action to be exact.
But how can Exactness exist in this realm of earthly reality, where the one thing that never changes is Change itself? The simple, succinct, profound answer is this: Divine Will Does It.
Divine Will — the Power that creates Worlds — nimbly imbues the individual human experience “closer than hands and feet”. Its Ways bring one’s body, mind, heart, and spirit into resonance with the natural forces of Being — i.e. the human soul’s alignment with Life Energies from the Universal Source.
Consistent practice of the Ways of Divine Will sustains the pristine resonance of one’s incarnate Divine Nature. In its midst, dissonance is nonexistent in the creative fields that, by design, encompass and imbue our unique individual worlds.
Jesus referred to Divine Will as the emanating indwelling of the ‘Father Within’: “The words that I speak unto you I speak not of myself: but the Father that dwelleth in me, he doeth the works”. (John 14:10)
May Wondrous Works of Divine Will Imbue Our World by Way of Us.