The Greatest Tool Ever Known

Today we’re going to look at what to do when it “looks as if” Personal Creation is not working. For this I am turning to the remarkable CWG book, Happier Than God. When it “looks as if” Personal Creation is not working that is only because the Energy of Attraction has brought you what you inadvertently selected rather than what you thought you chose.

If the power of creation was not always ON, if the process was not always working, you could have a single very positive thought about something and that outcome would be made manifest in your reality without fail.  But the process works all the time, not just part of the time, and is fed by that which you feel most deeply, most consistently. So a single very positive thought in a whirlwind of not-so-positive ideas and projections is not likely to produce the desired result.

The trick is to stay positive in a sea of negativity. The trick is to know that the process is working even when it looks as if it is not.

In my last installment I told you I would be giving you a tool with which to do this. It is an incredible technique. It works every time.

The Miracle That Will Change Your Life

Staying positive when surrounded by—even when submerged in—what others might call “negativity” is easier than you think. So here is The Trick. Here is The Tool. Here is The Incredible Technique…

Bring an immediate end to judgment.

“Judge not by appearances.”

When you bring an end to judgment, you bring an end to an entire way of living. This is no small thing. This is a life-changing shift in attitude and behavior. This is a miracle.

But how does one perform this miracle? That is the question to which everyone wants an answer. Please, then, pay very close attention to what I am going to tell you now…

The way to move out of judgment is to move into gratitude.

That is such an important corollary that it should be plastered all over your house and everywhere in your world. On your bathroom mirror. On the refrigerator door. On your car’s rear-view mirror. Above your computer screen. You might even tattoo it on your left wrist—or at least engrave it on a bracelet that you wear there:


This means remaining grateful for every outcome. Every outcome.

This is about saying “Thank you, God” for even those things that you are sure you did not consciously choose and that you are very clear you do not want.

Somebody once said, “Happiness is not getting what you want, it is wanting what you get.” That “somebody” was profoundly right.

Gratitude is the miracle cure for every moment of dis-ease. It is the fastest way to dissolve anxiety, to heal disappointment, to replace negativity with positivity. It is the shortest route from a dead-end back to The Path. It is the connecting energy to God.

Try it some time.

The next time you are confronted with any undesired outcome, result, or experience, just stop. Stop right in the middle of whatever’s going on. Just…


 Close your eyes for the smallest moment and say inside your head, “Thank you, God.”

Take one good, deep breath and say it again.

“Thank you for this gift, and the treasure that it holds for me.”

Be assured that it does hold a treasure, even if you are not seeing it right now. Life will prove that to you, if you give it a chance.

The ‘GPS of the Brain’

When gratitude replaces judgment, peace spreads throughout your body, gentleness embraces your soul, wisdom fills your mind. Let gratitude replace judgment and your whole experience of life will take a turn for the better in five seconds.

In five seconds.

This is because attitude is everything. Attitude puts the course correction in life when you have stepped off The Path. Attitude is like the Map of the Mind. It is like the Global Positioning Satellite of the brain.

A negative attitude will send you down the road to unhappiness. There is no avoiding it. It will absolutely happen, and it doesn’t matter what the problem. A positive attitude will put you back on The Path to inner peace and happiness. Again, there is no avoiding it. It will absolutely happen, and it doesn’t matter what the problem.

Yet how can one move into gratitude when the circumstances or conditions presenting themselves are utterly miserable, desolate—or even life threatening?

By knowing that every moment in life is an unparalleled opportunity for you to inwardly declare, express and experience the Divinity that lies within you.

This is something that is not made clear by a simple announcement that there is such a thing as the Energy of Attraction. That fact must be explained, not merely revealed. And it will be, in my next installment here…if I receive 50 entries or more in the Comments area.

And let me tell you why this is my ‘criteria’. I don’t want to take the time here unless I feel and know that there are actually people here, reading this and getting something out of it. Is that fair? Make sense? So let me know what you think  about what you’ve been reading so far. And if there is real and genuine interest, we’ll plow on.

Hugs and love…Neale.


Athanasia 4th May 2011 1:43 am

Thank you for this very enlightening information Mr. Walsch.I will make it a point to use this tool everyday.Reading Conversations with God was a great awakening experience for me.My daughter is reading it now,she's only 16.You have fans in Greece!

JukkaMoi 4th May 2011 1:56 am

Hi Neale, I would be very interested if you could elaborate on the Energy of Attraction. Best Regards Jukka Moilanen.

Infinite Consciousness 4th May 2011 3:04 am

Hi Neale -
This is helping me a lot plus I am sending it to another 10 people so we would all really appreciate continuing with this teaching.
Thank you for your teaching us!

marcypass 4th May 2011 3:22 am

I absolutely believe that if you ask, you find what you need to hear when you need it. This post was exactly what I needed to hear this morning!

Write the next post -someone who needs it will find it!

And thank you x

ashkay7486 4th May 2011 3:27 am

to *pause*, take a moment, and *breathe* in gratitude, of even breath alone, IS the most simple and most effective tools of redirecting your consciousness, espcially if it is focused on that which will probably not serve your highest good. Thank you Neale for reaffirming this! please
plow on good sir! love and hugs in return!!

yinster 4th May 2011 3:27 am

Very helpful! Plow on please...

bbat 4th May 2011 4:25 am

Thank you for all you share and PLEASE continue :)

lili01 4th May 2011 5:16 am

Thank you Mr. Walsch for your post, I printed it and will take it everywhere with me to remind it to me anytime it´ll be needed. Looking forward next information.

diamondrose24 4th May 2011 5:46 am

Please do elaborate more, I know that when one is feeling very low and depressed that feeling gratitude can feel impossible. Maybe though if we say the words, even that will help as we are trying to show that we are willing to try and change our mind state over to a positive one.

thank you please post more info:)

ankyb 4th May 2011 5:52 am

Hi Neale, please keep posting your wisdom. I'm so pleased you posted the tool as I've been waiting for it and you're so right.

poeticwings 4th May 2011 6:16 am

i really do read, appreciate, value, absorb and apply your "messages" here into my daily life. thanks...

and regarding ur criteria for the next installment, what happened to unconditional love? just shine so somebody in the dark can see the spark of the light coming from u, so he too can go towards the light...

manu 4th May 2011 6:48 am

I was injured recently in a car crash and am starting to see the incredible benefits of the head trauma & whiplash: my whole perception of life and self expanded to a point where whomever I am in this 3d life and whatever I do are not only for me but to inspire others.
I am now able to sense divine's will, all I need to do is align and manifest. Creation has become palpable. We have to be careful what we wish for indeed! It works...

And I am grateful for you, Neale Donald Walsh!

Be well,


gloriagene33 4th May 2011 6:51 am

I know I am a pretty impatient person I also have a tendency to speak my mind, it must bother other less outspoken people.
I have a very wonderful, close friend who constantly says "Thank You GOD" whenever I say something that confronts him,( 2 times a week) he NEVER gets annoyed with me, and you know, it always stops me in my tracks as soon as he says that, because I know Ive hit him with a whammy and rather than reacting to my comment defensively he always takes the higher ground.
I so appreciate that in him,
it calms the situation immediately and I pull in my horns.

I really NEED your continued explanation because 'I' want to be saying Thank You GOD, instead of being the reactionary, judgemental person.
So, please Neale Thank YOU for all the wonderful inspiring expansion you provide, I always look for your posts and pleease continue, I know I need help, hahaha. Love, Gloria

Lisa 4th May 2011 7:00 am

You're messages are so needed, desired, and appreciated. Please continue. You help me to maintain/return to alignment. Thank You, Neale.

LucilleB 4th May 2011 7:13 am

Neale, please continue to share with us. I am at a turning point in my life where I know I must face the fears that I have carried my entire life. I have a deep love for a man and desire a manifestation of this love more than anything.....I desire to stay positive and trust that God has answered my prayers.

maeukemi 4th May 2011 7:28 am

I have noticed that gratitude, or even simply stillness, has brought me things I only *vaguely* remember being conscious of asking for, and recently! The leverage of Creation came about because I was grateful for having received in the moment of asking. Those requests that I made in gratitude, Universe and God honored! Fully and completely! No exceptions!

I have been living very poor for a very long time (all of my adult life). I really needed/wanted some new necessary clothing items, but they were very expensive. One day I just stopped focusing on the expense, and instead was grateful for having received them. The very next day, a friend of mine mentioned she was giving away several things. There were FOUR sets of underclothes in the bag she sent me home with, and they all fit perfectly! I also got the best job I've ever had & the highest wage I've ever been paid.

I really enjoyed your post this morning, and it reaffirmed for me what I have started to understand fully through my own experience. These words are so very clear. I look forward to more.

phoenix1 4th May 2011 7:40 am

your guidance and words of wisdom are valued and shared.. please continue with this message! x

Sister111 4th May 2011 7:47 am

Thank you so much for this. I always work towards gratitude. Some days are easier than others. I always appreciate all of the things you have to say.


UviTea 4th May 2011 8:28 am

Yes, Please!! More! Thank You! :)

LuAnn 4th May 2011 8:34 am

This is great! I have been resonating with your books since the beginning of "Conversations with God" began.
I LOVE the way you think! I am so greatful not only for your many books, but for the articles you post on spirit library. I have shared your knowledge with many others as you have an honest, yet SIMPLE approach to helping one/many understand "life".
blessings and love Neale, please continue your series.

eomalley 4th May 2011 8:35 am


Thank you for this reminder, sometimes forgotten in that sea of negativity that washes over us from time to time.


Jo M 4th May 2011 8:43 am

Okay, Neale, #22 or so:

Neale, don't you dare stop writing about these topics !!!
I love all of them.
And I especially look forward to the last sentence: ''Hugs and Love''. Let me hug you back.

Arlene 4th May 2011 9:04 am

More please :)

COBALT 4th May 2011 9:22 am

:smitten: We're not in the same space, but we are on the same page.

COBALT 4th May 2011 9:25 am

Sent to my email to REMEMBER: "Gratitude is the miracle cure for every moment of dis-ease. It is the fastest way to dissolve anxiety, to heal disappointment, to replace negativity with positivity. It is the shortest route from a dead-end back to The Path. It is the connecting energy to God."

angelpie 4th May 2011 9:27 am

Hi Neale, these particular messages are extremely appropriate for me as I am in the midst of a life-changing situation. I need help remaining positive and releasing the frustration and anger I sometimes feel towards those that are responsible. Please continue as you are providing a much needed service! Thank you!

lisaries 4th May 2011 9:43 am

Dearest Neale, Thank you SO much for sharing! I gratefully request that you continue to do so!! This article came at the perfect time for me and I truly appreciate the information and YOU for being willing to lovingly deliver it!

Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Love, Lisa

Ladybugs_leaf 4th May 2011 9:56 am

Thank you Neale for your words, and thank you, God!!!
I REALLY needed to read this today. Much love and gratitude to you . . . <3

Lgweiss 4th May 2011 10:22 am

I started reading your books many years ago and I loved them. You are one of my favorite authors and I find you completely fascinating. Thank you for all you do.
I love this article and it is so timely since this is exactly the trick I am in need of. Please post more about this and know that there are people in this Universe who are grateful for you and your work.

Bonnie Minor 4th May 2011 10:28 am

Thank you, Neale, for sharing. Thank you, God, from whom all blessings flow.

May love and blessings be upon you, Neale.



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Neale Donald Walsch

Neale Donald Walsch is a modern day spiritual messenger whose words continue to touch the world in profound ways. With an early interest in religion and a deeply felt connection to spirituality, Neale spent the majority of his life thriving professionally, yet searching for spiritual meaning before beginning his now famous conversation with God.


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