Lesson 12 - The basis of all mental healing
The basis of all mental healing is in a change of belief. Since the subjective mind tends to create all beliefs impressed upon it, it follows that in mental healing the whole object is to change the belief. In order to do this we must have a solid ground of conviction upon which to base our beliefs.
There is but One Primary Cause. It is perfect. This Primary Cause is pure Spirit, unhampered by any condition whatsoever. It is not subject to sickness or limitation of any nature.
Our subjective thought patterns are so filled with the belief in sickness and limitation, which has been handed down from countless generations, that we all have an unconscious conviction of the necessity of suffering. To get away from this we must plunge through these subconscious reactions and endeavor to merge into the realm of pure Spirit, the Unconditioned, the Perfect and the Absolute.
Any mental statements which will help us to do this are good. We must realize that disease is not an entity or a thing in itself. It is merely a negative condition logically flowing from a misuse of the Principle of Causation.
These subjective thought patterns are so numerous