If You Want to Enough - Greg Barrette
Unity minister Dr. Ernest Wilson used to qualify "all things are possible to the one who believes" with "IF YOU WANT TO ENOUGH".
It is often said that what you believe is what really brings about transformation.
That's just the start.
Beliefs are important, yes, but real change-at-depth can only occur when activated by your desire, backed by your will.
Charles Fillmore wrote "Deep desire is essential for spiritual growth. It is the onward impulse of the ever-evolving soul."
The question is: is your spiritual growth the most important thing to you? Is it your "treasure in the field", your "pearl of great price"? Do you passionately "Seek first the kingdom?" Do you "Love God with all your heart, soul, mind and strength"? Do you want the experience of your soul more than anything else?
It all starts with your desire--backed up by your focused will.
In 1961, President John F. Kennedy asked physicist Werner von Braun what it would take to put someone on the moon by the end of the decade. "The will to do it" was his reply.
A few silently held affirmations, worked with in the secret laboratory of meditation, can drive that desire deeply into the soul. "Be still and know", "I am now in the presence of Pure Being", "I am that I am" are some suggestions for starting this activity of deep soul work.
But it takes time--and the persistence of your focused will.
Desire it! Then work with your will, patiently, over time, to drive that desire deep into your heart!