Real Magic is the power and the will that created life and sustains it, and which alone can materialize anything and everything in a human’s life. What this means is that praying, affirming, meditating, and visualizing can only be productive if the personal ego and its will are set aside, and the will of the divine is given absolute control over one’s life. The universe will then intuitively lead and guide one as to what is really best for the soul within oneself. All the praying, visualizing, and meditating are not causing the divine to improve one’s life; rather, being in a state of cooperative consciousness with the universe brings about improvements in one’s life according to the will of the divine.
One way to do this is to downgrade the false personal ego identity to the nothingness that it really is. Then upgrade your identity to reality by entering into cooperative consciousness with the presence of the divine and will for life’s experience — on this physical plane of existence and beyond it through eternity.
Prayer, visualization, affirmations, and other actions of faith are effective if your conscious awareness is connected to the universal consciousness within you.
When this higher connection is present, prayer becomes universal consciousness thinking through you. Prayer becomes thoughts of the divine in self-contemplation, which are attuning your body, mind, and soul to be in harmony with what is best for you. Visualizations are pictorial images being placed in your consciousness — again, for the purpose of attuning your body, mind, and soul to be in harmony with what is best for you.
When you affirm, it is the thoughts of divine or your higher self that you are affirming for your body, mind, and soul. It is good to point out again that without mystical connection, the false, personal ego identity is in charge of one’s affirmations.
Prayer, visualizations, and affirmations are effective when no longer practiced by one’s false, personal ego but under the control of the universal consciousness within oneself. Real magic is to be found in the words, “Not my will (the will of the false, personal ego sense of identity), but Thy Will (Universal Will) be done.”
Masters, Dr Paul Leon, Mystical Insights: Knowing the Unknown (International Metaphysical Ministry, 2016)