MOVIE: The Secret – What makes it such a powerful – or dangerous movie?

The truth it illustrates gives the movie its power. The misapplication makes it dangerous.

A few years back a movie became highly popular that spoke of a ”secret”. The assumption was that if you knew the secret, you’d be rich and have no lack of anything. “New Age” people touted the movie like a Bible. Christians (without watching the movie) declared that it was demonic and to be avoided.

After spending my entire life in church and hearing such things, but never checking things out for myself (as Christians are to do because we will stand accountable to God for what we have believed and acted upon.) I decided to see for myself.

Self Limiting Beliefs

Blockages are the result of self-limiting beliefs. Every time you begin to notice that you “aren’t getting anywhere” or notice that you are constantly getting the same results, it’s time to uncover your self-limiting beliefs.

Many of the thoughts and emotions that we entertain on a daily basis are actually habitual. The payoff for remaining in those negative mindsets are subtle. (we always have a payoff for what we do, or we wouldn’t do it.)

Payoffs for entertaining limiting beliefs are:

  • The right to be “right” (even if it means clinging to your pain)