Everything’s God, But God

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The Secret holds to the New Age or Hindu teaching of Pantheism.

Pantheism is the belief that everything that exists is God.

The Greek words Pan means “all” and theism means “God” and thus, pantheism means “all is God” or “God is all”.

It’s the concept that you, your dog, your cat, a rock, a tree, a leaf, a blade of grass, the moon, all is God; “all is God and God is all” is a common way of saying it.

In The Secret, Ms. Byrne refers to this pantheistic view or concept of God as “the Universal Mind.”

          “all that exists is the One Universal Mind, and there is nowhere that the One Mind is not. It exists in everything. The One Mind is all intelligence, all wisdom, and all perfection, and it is everything and everywhere at the same time.”22

Not only is God the “One Universal Mind” that “pervades everything” according to The Secret, but also we’re back to self-centeredness as well as a pantheistic worldview in the aspect that you and I are God!

For example, we read: 23

          “You are God in a physical body…You are Eternal Life expressing itself in You…You are all power. You are all wisdom. You are all intelligence, You are perfection…You are the creator, and you are creating the creation of You on this planet.”

          “So we are the creators…we are the creators of Universal destiny. We are creators of the Universe.”

          “If everything is the One Universal Mind, and the whole of it exists everywhere, then it is all in You!”

The bottom line is that the “One Universal Mind” pervades everything and is in everything and knows everything and if you would just ask, feel and believe, you could bring whatever you desire into reality. 

These views are straight out of New Age thinking that you and I are gods who can create our own realities!

Typically, New Age adherents do not refer to this pantheistic God, as “God” unless pressed on the issue. They typically refer to God as “the Universal Mind.” And that is the exact title that Rhonda Byrne ascribes to God.24

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