Finding Your Gold Mine
In the old gold rush days prospectors went out in the mountains in search of the yellow metal. Often the task was long and arduous with little to show for days of struggle and privation.
But when a find was made, the prospector would stake his claim so that others would know that that particular discovery belonged to him.
Of course, some claims turned out to be shallow veins of ore and worth little, while other claims eventually made their owners fabulously wealthy.
In metaphysics, we often speak of claiming our good, and it is one of the surest ways of bringing the good we desire into our lives.
Unlike the prospector, however, when we stake our claim with God, we need have no anxiety about the results.
If you want health, then claim every day that God is your health, that as a child of God you have perfect health (the present temporary appearance notwithstanding), that Divine Life brings well-being to every part of your body.
If you want prosperity, then claim every day that God is your prosperity and the Giver of every good gift, that God knows you and is ready to more than supply your every need.
If you want peace and harmony, then claim every day that God brings you the peace that passeth all understanding, that all things work together for good to them that love God.
Whatever it is you wish to bring into your life, stake your claim to it.
Of course, we often claim negative things for ourselves without fully realizing it.
Every time you say, “My cold,” “My headache”, you are claiming those things for yourself.
Affirm your divine kinship. All that the Father hath of health, and happiness, and abundance, is yours—if you stake your claim with God.