Faith is not essential to your quest. However, nothing is more
helpful. Perhaps you are an inveterate doubter and will have to be shown the attributes of
your higher consciousness before you will believe it exists. You will, nevertheless,
succeed if you are sincere and open to the possibilities of higher consciousness. If you
prejudge or have already decided that there is no such thing, then you will fail. But in
being more like a scientist, with sincere curiosity and experiment, you can gain enough
experience in the long run to overcome your lack of faith.
A sincere person will define the limits of his intellect within a
day or two. He will also acknowledge there must be a phenomenally brilliant and potent
consciousness which enables his body to function. There is genius at work in his
heartbeat, and in the communication system via the nerves throughout the body. A sincere
seeker will readily humble himself before the facts of his own existence: at times he
becomes mute or dances for joy as he contemplates the marvels of the external world and
its galaxy-filled sky.
Faith is the remarkable human faculty of being...