'The Secret Works!


#1

To be very short on this, my baby brother and his wife bought a huge house (27,000 square feet) with the combination of sales of mom’s and his house. Mom could not do it alone and she is 77 years old.

6 months ago they were experiencing great financial hardship. At the time, they were reading the book The Secret. I warned them that this book is bad and has been channelled by a spirit named Jesus. They did get offended and grilled me over the coals. My brother was impressed that I passed with much level-headedness and authority with his many questions.

Now, when i went yesterday, I felt such a negativity that I could not pinpoint. Well, I noticed in the back door of the house there is a table with the book The Secret standing up, not laying down…like it was a protection of some sort.

They have been spending big time money. 4 quads, all Arctic cats. Two are huge and brand new. He is also bought a huge trailer to house these quads. This trailer sits beside their 27 or 32 feet boat (that sleeps 7). He is buying 20,000.00 windows and bought 3 plasma tvs. And one exensive fridge to boot.

I said he must be doing well in his job. He owns his business with 3 other guys. He said he is getting work from Mexico like crazy. Mexico? All the big businesses are moving to Mexico to save money. Doesn’t make sense at all…

The Secret works and works fast…the devil will give you want you want and fast if you just ask him!:mad:

Please pray for my family…This is not about jealousy at all. It is about their souls in question…


#2

I have prayed for you.

My girlfriend bought that book. I didn’t think it was evil so much as it was boring. I thought it was a waste of money – bought it at the airport to boot…


#3

This is very scary! :eek: Praying! :gopray2:


#4

I would suggest you listen to the program for September 15
catholic.com/radio/calendar.php
The speaker is Sharon Lee Giganti and while I havent listened to that specific program I did listen to two or three hours of her on an earlier program talking about The Secret and her experiences with that stuff. It is very dangerous, a wolf in sheep`s clothing, and I have said some prayers for you and your family.


#5

Are you guys serious? Really? :confused:

I thought The Secret was just something about positive thinking. No, I have not read it, I just dismissed it as another one of those motivational, self help type books.

I had no idea people thought it was some sort of supernatural thing…:confused:


#6

OK. Call me stupid, but could someone explain to me how this book is evil? I really don’t understand. :confused: By the way, I haven’t read the book, but I have heard so much about how motivating it is. Just wondering??


#7

I think, and this is a gut reaction based on experiences of people who got tied in heavily with this book when it was first featured on Oprah, that OP is entirely correct in her reading of the situation, and will join her in prayer for her family


#8

And to think… we have the Great New Ager Guru to thank for this and many other falls from Grace… none other then OPRAH!

I think we need to pray for her and all those influenced by her new age agenda.

Paul


#9

It’s also a film, apparently, according to the Wikipedia. Article here: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Secret_(2006_film

From said article:

Synopsis

The Secret, described as a self-help film, [2][3] uses a documentary format to present the Law of Attraction. This law is the “secret” that, according to the tagline, “has traveled through centuries to reach you.” The film features the short dramatized experiences and interviews of a team called personal transformation specialists, spiritual messengers, feng shui masters, and other experts.[citation needed] As described in the film, the “Law of Attraction” principle posits that feelings and thoughts can attract events, from the workings of the cosmos to interactions among individuals in their physical, emotional, and professional affairs. The film also suggests that there has been a strong tendency by those in positions of power to keep this central principle hidden from the public. The previews or “clues” to the film, show men who “uncovered the Secret…”.


#10

Thanks for the prayers everyone…I am weary right now. I e-mailed my baby brother if his new found money came from the ‘The Secret’…and he answered ‘It depends how you look at it’…and I responded that I felt the negativity as soon as I entered his driveway and since we had already talked about it, there is nothing else to do. I told him this was not a good thing…all by e-mail. I must recollect myself in the Spirit and remain in His Presence for now. I want and need to cry…:crying:


#11

I agree.

:console: :byzsoc: :byzsoc: :byzsoc:


#12

the chasers war on everything, whom are an Australian comedy group have made a skit on this book. you should be able to find it on you tube. It’s quite funny


#13

Sho, sad really. Sad that these people are bamboozled by lies BUT actually getting what they want. And usually what they are seeking is monetary rewards of material possessions.

My friend also waivers on reading the Secret and applying the mindset. She has many acquaintance that she keeps meeting (certainly no coincidence as she is courting the idea in her head) that have seen success with the Secret. At least they attest to it being the Secret working in their lives.

It is sad that we can be so easily swayed by the false promise of monetary gain and more material possessions.

I’ll keep you in prayer.


#14

Praying for your family, ask Blessed Bartolo for intercession.


#15

St Michael, the archangel, defend us in battle, be our safeguard against the wickedness and snares of the devil. May God rebuke him we humbly pray, and do thou, oh prince of the heavenly host, by the power of God, cast into hell Satan and all evil spirits who roam about the earth, seeking the ruin of souls.:crossrc:


#16

Isn’t this jus the kind of new age mumbo jumbo junk that seeks to make people worship the false idol of material wealth? Just what got our world economy in the huge mess its in now!

Ask for what you want, visualise it, and you will get it! And at whose expense may I ask!


#17






The sad part is that it is not mumbo jumbo! It is the devil’s work…:frowning:


#18

Thank you so much everyone for your prayers…I love my baby brother so much…I’ll pray him into life.

My sister who is struggling is tempted though…:eek:


#19

Not meant to trivialise by calling it mumbo jumbo - just I tend to call any kind of stuff like that mumbo jumbo! But yes, the devil is certainly happy for us to be worshipping the false idol of wealth - as it takes us away from spiritual wealth and love for one another, and above all, love of Our Lord.

I will pray for your family - am having problems of my own with certain family members and occult stuff - so I know how worried you are probably feeling. Definitely pray for help from St Michael. It does help.

God bless
x


#20

Praying from today’s Liturgy of the Hours:

Psalm 15 (16)
The Lord, my inheritance

Preserve me, Lord, I put my hope in you.

I have said to the Lord “You are my Lord, in you alone is all my good.”
As for the holy and noble men of the land, in them is all my delight.
But for those who run to alien gods, their sorrows are many.
I will not share in their libations of blood. I will not speak their names.

You, Lord, are my inheritance and my cup. You control my destiny,
the lot marked out for me is of the best, my inheritance is all I could ask for.
I will bless the Lord who gave me understanding; even in the night my heart will teach me wisdom.
I will hold the Lord for ever in my sight: with him at my side I can never be shaken.
Thus it is that my heart rejoices, heart and soul together; while my body rests in calm hope.

You will not leave my soul in the underworld. You will not let your chosen one see decay.
You will show me the paths of life, the fullness of joy before your face, and delights at your right hand until the end of time.

Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit,
as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be,
world without end.
Amen.


Reading 1 Thessalonians 5:23
May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you in every way and preserve your life and your soul and your body without blemish, at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.


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