From "Collected Essays Of Robert Bitzer" -
If you create something you do not like, you
can change it. What you create you can un-create.
If conditions do not loosen their
grip on you, perhaps you are not in your effective place.
Consciousness establishes its own conditions. If things in your
outer world are not moving fast enough, you need to clear your
consciousness. Perhaps you are not doing what you really want to do
and are trying to use willpower to make things happen. Don't try to
go through the stone wall. Go back in consciousness. Change
your idea, change your evaluation. Resistance, obstructions, and
opposition could mean you are off your path.
Get still and let the new idea come
through. Find yourself on your right path. Here things work
smoothly, joyously, and powerfully. Stop struggling and
forcing. "Not by might, nor by power, but by my
spirit." Let God be you.
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Robert H. Bitzer ( 1896 - 1994) Founder and Spiritual
Director of the Hollywood Church of Religious
Science, wrote several
books and gave hundreds of classes during his career. The
Hollywood Church of Religious Science was the Hallmark Church in the
Religious Science movement. Even today, Dr. Bitzer's tapes are
treasured by people all over the world. His lessons on Spiritual Mind
Treatment (also known as Scientific Prayer) are masterful teachings.
Dr. Bitzer began his ministry at the landmark Hollywood
Roosevelt Hotel and Rev Bates followed in his footsteps
presenting his "The Way To A
Wonderful Life" message there Sunday mornings
before moving on to venues outside of Hollywood.
Bitzer's Hollywood Church of Religious Science building was sold in
September, 2005, and the name has been changed to The Science Of Mind
Center of Hollywood, heralding the end of this church which was once
considered the Hallmark Church in the Religious Science Movement.
This building was a prominent landmark on Sunset Boulevard for 72
years. This new name represents a new beginning for this
organization and we can know that all is in Divine right action.
The photo at left was taken by Dr. Bitzer himself.
book currently in print is his "Collected Essays." "All Power
To You" is out of print, but can be read on this site with a
forward by Rev. Henry Lee Bates. Dr. Bitzer's words created statements and treatments
that filled the mind with absolute authority and conviction. He
is truly one of the greatest metaphysicians of the 20th Century.
His work, if studied and embodied, can
change someone's life
completely. His work is known all over the world and the
"Meditation Of Thankfulness" below has been read by thousands of
people as well as "The Law Of Mind."
From "Collected Essays " page 19:
"No matter what you are attempting to do, always get the vision
before you begin to work. See the completed demonstration.
If you are buying a house, think of it as completely furnished and
completely paid for. Even though you may take out a mortgage on
it, treat that it is completely paid for. For the first property
our church bought, we worked that way. Instead of waiting twenty
years to pay off the mortgage, we did it in eight years."
From "Collected Essays" page 20: "As for
money. I have never worked for money. I depend upon divine
Principle. I have never experienced lack, because I know the source of
my supply. I never depend upon the channel but only on the
source. I am open to all avenues through which my good
comes. I thank everyone who is an instrument and show my
appreciation, because no one has to be a part of my
demonstration. However, the source blesses and prospers everyone
that it uses. Understanding this law, we are never imposed upon,
nor can we impose upon someone else. Bless everyone through whom
your good comes. I have always been governed by this law - long
before I ever heard of metaphysics."
That Thou has made me in the image and likeness
Of Thine own Divinity.
That Thou has held me close to the heart of
And warmed me with the presence of Thy
I thank Thee,
That Thou has breathed into me the courage
To move ever forward
That my faith is made perfect in works
Fulfilling Thy Divine purpose.
That Thy unlimited Power
I thank Thee,
That Thy loving tenderness gives me a deep insight
Into the lives of those around me.
That compassion makes me see beyond their struggles
That loving kindness helps me lift them
Above their weakness and confusion
And makes them strong.
I thank Thee,
That Thy goodness surrounds me
That within me thou hast created the desire for Good.
That Thou are revealed in my Infinite Self and
In every person, every place and in everything
I find Thee.
I thank Thee.
"Collected Essays Of
Mentors of New Thought Series
THE POWER OF PURPOSE (pages
77 & 78)
PEOPLE are motivated by purpose, and all of their activities are
geared toward achieving that goal. The purpose must be one in
which you can put all your creativeness. Your interest must be
all-consuming. Lacking a powerful, positive purpose, an
individual's life has no direction. Lethargy and inertia are
bound to settle in.
Fortified with a purpose you can never settle for half-way
measures. You know where you are going and why. What you do is important to you, because life is important. This
purpose gives direction to all activities. This does not
necessarily mean that you are single-minded. Although extreme
specialization seems to be the rule with physicians, lawyers, and
business consultants, in other areas exactly the opposite is the case.
President Dwight Eisenhower, a multi-talented individual, was an
outstanding military figure, statesman, and painter. Similarly,
Winston Churchill was a great naval officer, statesman, painter, and
author. Many famous athletes, actors, and writers have become
musicians of note. But whatever the purpose, whether it seems
great or small, the intensity of your creativeness and enthusiasm
gives it its power. It must have tremendous meaning to you, and
you must have great anticipation of its complete fulfillment.
Believe in your
divine calling. "Even for this same purpose have I raised
thee up, that I might show my power in you." While you may
have many problems and face almost insurmountable difficulties, your
power is in your purpose. You must know where you are going and
why, and you depend on a guiding Intelligence to get you there.
It is much easier to
work successfully when you relate your purpose to life. The
athlete may not particularly enjoy strenuous exercise and discipline,
but he or she relates it to the strength and power necessary for
attainment. Without purpose, you scatter energy. Purpose
conserves and directs. The purpose in treatment is not merely to
control your thinking but to develop the power of creative thought so
that you can produce in your experience the conditions you
desire. The sincerity of your purpose controls everything that
you do. You can attain your objective.