Whatever is impressed in consciousness must be expressed in the world.
"I was young, now I am old, yet never have I seen the righteous forsaken nor their seed beg bread."
True prayer is always answered.
You can project the likeness of any living being, past or present; for all men are states of consciousness--qualities of mind expressed.
In the spiritual sense we are all victims of amnesia. We have forgotten who we really are, and we tell ourselves that we are worms of the dust.
This boy did as Samuel said man should do, which was, "Go up into the Hill of God--thou shalt meet a company of prophets coming down from the high place playing music, and thou shalt prophesy with them,--and shalt be turned into another man." (Sa. 10:5)
Thought, Vision, Manifestation - Consciousness, idea and the joyous feeling or conviction that it is done.
If time is a belief, which it really is, the common belief of reincarnation cannot be true.
"If it be not now, yet it will come; the readiness is all."
The rebirth comes to that man here and now--not in the after life. There is no transforming power in death. Man raises his rate of vibration by lifting himself up to a high state of awareness, by entering into the thrill of being that which he longs to be, and by feeling the joy of accomplishment.
He suggests sleep to himself by feeling sleepy, being careful not to fall asleep, however; the mystic in meditation must always keep control.
he knows that in this floating liquid state he can mould, fashion and shape all that he longs to be, to do and to possess.
In this state he contemplates the joy of the answered prayer.
Before man fully awakens from his dream no necessary step in unfoldment will be omitted. All limitations and inhibitions will be dissolved.