To understand the origin of the profound quotes in this book, you need to know that the Author, Ray Harris has been professionally involved in the upliftment of people for more than fifteen years.He has, amongst other things, been nominated for the E’thekweni ‘Living Legends’ award for his outstanding commitment to the betterment of the human condition.His belief that the conditioning of the Mind is the source of all our ills as well as our joys has been confirmed through teaching effective principles to repair and expand the Mind on his Distance Learning Course “Get a Life!’ The phenomenal results of the Course speak for themselves; virtually every student has bettered their lives, and removed the painful aspects and conditions of their lives through it, as well as mastering many methods of higher thinking, secrets of the universe, manifestation, manipulating reality and reaching their full potential.All in all, this course provides a Formula For Life – that is, that no matter what life may throw at one, these principles have been proven, are easy to apply, and effective no matter the circumstances one finds him/herself in. These profound thoughts elicit an understanding of our place and purpose in this world, and it is the thoughts and understanding from the individual’s point of view that counts in Ray’s view – not an indoctrination of belief from him or anyone else. Ray believes that the individual should come to their own conclusions once they have been shown what is possible.It is these quotes and sayings that comprise Lighten Up! which he believes is a Book for Life – if you take even a single quote from it at the beginning of a day, whether randomly or working through it page by page, he is confident that you will go into your day armed with wisdom and insight that will empower you to deal with day to day affairs in a powerful and decisive way and to enjoy a higher state of being.Amongst these quotes, you will see that he refers to Dreams and the incredible value of Dream Interpretation.Ray is confident that the words in this book will go a long way to assist you to reach Enlightenment, no matter what religion you may belong to.His single biggest hope is that this book, together with his other works, will make a marked difference in this world, which is especially crucial at this significant time we find ourselves in.Ray is aware that we currently live in an imperfect world, and while he does not suffer from the illusion that his work will eliminate all the ills of mankind, he is confident that it will go a long way in alleviating unnecessary suffering, whether a person is rich or poor, or anywhere in between.His hope is that all who benefit from Lighten Up! will pass those benefits on to those around them, thus causing a much-needed ripple effect of positivity in this world!If this is achieved, he believes that he will have accomplished his dream!