Lying Beliefs

Stretching the Boundaries on Your Path to Enlightenment

Non-Fiction - Spiritual/Supernatural
282 Pages
Reviewed on 05/04/2016
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Author Biography

Maurice is an International Award Winning Author and 'New World' Philosopher with the primary purpose of assisting his fellow souls towards divinity. He is inspired towards re-cultivating the current scenery of the human psyche in order to improve the spiritual landscape of our world. Maurice's motivation is based upon helping people become better human beings, through discovering what better defines us.

Maurice indicates as far back as he can remember he has always been in pursuit of a better sense of what defines him. Therefore, he would only feast off of information that fed and nurtured his true essence. And the variety of information he selectively digested was not limited to any specific genre, concept, or idea.

Maurice proclaims to be more of an enigma, considering he is not an avid reader and he has never had aspirations to become a writer. Hence, he was inspired to write, solely based upon a deeper sense of knowing what truly defines him. And as many of us live our lives in pursuit of academic degrees in order to achieve a higher level of learning, Maurice on the other hand, have simply been in the pursuit of obtaining a higher degree of knowing.

Then on February 6, 2012, he plugged into the sacred truth in terms of what naturally defines him and on this date he uncovered that his man-made sense of self is a false representation of his true nature.

Therefore, his sole (soul) goal is to share his conscious experience with humanity--with the intention of freeing as many of his sibling souls as he possibly can from their man-made sense of self. Maurice considers that it is primarily our conditioned man-made perception of who we think we are that is responsible for our human suffering.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Gisela Dixon for Readers' Favorite

Lying Beliefs: Stretching the Boundaries on Your Path to Enlightenment by Mr. Maurice Johnson is a philosophical, part-spiritual, part-memoir work about how human beings are shaped into believing and thinking about themselves and others due to demands placed by other humans and society in general, and how that takes us away from our “natural” or inborn way of feeling and thinking. Maurice Johnson goes into a considerable amount of detail to illustrate the idea that we are born pure, body, mind, and soul and that our environment, culture, society, and of course other people’s influence change us into people with a set of beliefs that are false and “man-made.” By this definition, we don’t really know ourselves unless and until we shed this man-made image of ourselves that is different from our consciousness at the time we were born. Lying Beliefs: Stretching the Boundaries on Your Path to Enlightenment is divided into various chapters that illustrate these points in detail, which include bits from his personal life. There are also various references and a glossary at the end which readers may find helpful.

Lying Beliefs by Maurice Johnson is a book about a very unique perspective on life and how we see ourselves. The writing style is simple, engaging, and the book is written in an informal, conversational tone that creates an easy connection with readers. I found some of the insights and perspectives very interesting and these definitely gave me something to think about. I wouldn’t mind going back and re-reading some of the portions as I feel I may get more out of it the more I read it. A book from a unique perspective and one that I would recommend to all!