It is an exciting part of our human nature to look for shortcuts in all
that we do. This is true in every facet of our life whether it be in work,
play, travel, problem solving, and the like. Once we have realized,
perhaps after many years of attempts made, many tears shed, many prayers
said, that the better part of life takes place in the heart, we want to
find the shortest, the quickest way, to get there.
The material in this article is based especially on many years that I have
personally spent in seeking the shortest way to the heart. What I have
found through prayer, hard work, failures, setbacks and sprints ahead, I
take courage in sharing with you in the very best of my findings.
Before we begin, it should be understood that we of today, are a damaged
generation, damaged enough, perhaps that we find ourselves a crippled
people. So many of us have bee taught that if we would ever hope to
achieve success in this, the only life we have, we must cultivate the mind
and make the best use of it every inch of the way as we pass through the
years from achieving the age of reason till we arrive at death'' gate.
I have no doubt that Satan has had a great part in convincing those who
seem to be in charge of this generation that, that is the only way to go,
i.e. live in such a way that the mind, its powers and what it contains, are
the chief tools at our disposal as we make our way on our own private
journey. He had tricked our First Parents into believing this and down
through the centuries, he has made and to this day, makes every effort to
trick every human being in the same way. It seems that in our present day,
he has won one of the greatest victories. We are indeed a mentally
orientated generation, we are a people imprisoned ion our minds.
It is always a bit dangerous to make things simple. On the one hand,
presenting something in its simplest way, may cause many to turn away in
favor of that which may be more challenging to the mind. On the other
hand, presenting material which is absolutely helpful, presenting it in a
way which is not tedious to the mind already drowning in complexities, may
be the better way to go. Nonetheless, here it is, here is a formula,
simple and sweet, which when made use of, will bring one to a richer and
more rewarding life, a life lived in the heart:
GAIN CONTROL OVER THE INTAKE OF THE MIND
...AND REV UP THE ACTIVITIES OF THE HEART.
It is just that simple!
In the next installment I will continue to impart valuable tips
on "Shortcuts to the Heart."