March 28, 2017
When you engage in conditional giving, you will live a life where you continually experience lack. Conditional giving means that you are only ever giving something with an expectation of receiving something in return. When you operate in this manner, you are also indicating that you might not have enough to give, so you keep creating that reality.
This is not just about physical things but includes your heart, mind, and emotions. If you choose to give love with the expectation of receiving that and it is not returned in the same way, then you become an unlovable person, and then you go about creating that reality for yourself.
The difficulty you have had is not in the giving of anything itself, but it has been in the need for reciprocation. Any need that you hold is an indication that there is something within you that you think you lack. There is much for you to study here.
March 27, 2017
Decide today to take your life back. That may initially sound like a ridiculous statement to you as you question how you could have given your life away in the first place until you decide to notice all the ways you have done so.
You experience your life through your thoughts, and when you begin to notice how you have allowed others to control your thoughts, you notice a way you have given away your life. You have also allowed the opinions and thoughts of others to heavily influence your own, which is another manner in which you have given away your life.
When you find yourself regulating your actions based on the reactions you might have to the actions of others, you have given your life away. Study that last one.
March 26, 2017
You are in the process of becoming the person you desire to be, and you never get there. When you examine that sentence, you will have an initial reaction of either being somewhat depressed by it, or you will feel somewhat excited because now you know there is so much more to do.
When you believe that there is some imaginary destination that you are supposed to reach in your life, it is not possible for you to fully experience being alive in your now.
You have often wondered why those with extreme wealth are continually in pursuit of more. That is because they too want to know there is still so much more to experience and achieve. There is no better way than this to live your life, and you will know which you have chosen when you examine that first sentence again and your reaction to it.
March 25, 2017
This is the big one. It is not possible for you to experience being a powerful creator and director of your life while at the same time believing that you can be victimized by anything that occurs in your life. As you study that sentence, you will begin to think of all the instances in your life where you felt as if you had been a victim of something, but you will also notice that only lasted until you gained the awareness and wisdom the experience itself provided you.
It is far easier for you to come to know this with events that have long passed, but you have more difficulty with current events because you may still be too emotionally involved. When you decide to regain your power to direct your life, you will become willing to let go of being victimized.
March 24, 2017
You needed the opposition. While needed is not the appropriate word for need never really exists, it does get you to pay attention. It would be more appropriate to say that you desired the opposition because you knew that would cause you to become motivated, and you wanted the motivation because you knew that would lead you to more self-belief, because you also knew that was what you sought and was the only element missing in your personal formula for success.
There is so much for you to study here. The point of all this is, you will find it quite difficult to reach the level of success and accomplishment in your life without the development of your sense of self-belief.
March 23, 2017
There are no accidental events; loudly and emphatically! Believing that there are accidental or coincidental events that occur in your life, is actually a tactic that you and so many others use in an attempt to avoid examining what information the event held for you, why it occurred, and your own part in its creation.
If there were accidental events that held no meaning or purpose for you, how would you know which ones to assign the label of
“accidental”? Yes, air quotes are necessary.
The accidental event for you yesterday was meant to point out to you your continued reliance on the opinion of others to justify or approve of your life choices. You will never create anything or do anything of meaning or importance if you rely on the opinions of others to confirm your life. Ask any great inventor.
March 22, 2017
Maybe you were wrong to begin to doubt your own feelings and instincts in favor of accepting the opinions of others.
Maybe you were wrong to begin to believe that others possessed far more talent, ability, and wisdom than you, and therefore you could never achieve their level of success.
Maybe you were wrong to begin to believe that all of your ideas bordered on being crazy, and those who have much more wisdom than you hold all the answers to life.
Maybe you were wrong to begin to accept the ideas of the world at large that all things are limited, including you.
Maybe you were wrong to think that you could not do something or create something that has the ability to impact the world.
Maybe you were wrong to not contemplate these things.
March 21, 2017
Refuse to be guilty here now. That sentence will make more sense to you in a moment. This is meant to point out to you the times where you accept responsibility for events that are out of your control, begin to accept whatever blame about the situation that is sent your way, and then you take that in and become a guilty person.
This is not to say there will never be times where you experience the feeling of guilt for something you might have done or said, but that takes more of the form of regret or remorse, and you do not assume the identity of a guilty person.
While this may seem to you to be an insignificant thing, it is one that has impacted your life, and you begin to fear being accused of being guilty of something, and then prevent yourself from doing anything so you might avoid that experience.
March 20, 2017
There is no greater feeling that you will experience in your life than the full recognition that you are taking actions and making choices with the awareness you are attending to your first responsibility in life, and that is taking care of you or your well being.
Please study that long sentence over and over. While it may seem to you that this would be an obvious choice for you, it is not one that you have been accustomed to making. There are many reasons for this but uncovering them now is not as important as you deciding to take certain actions that are in your best interest, and in that manner, you also achieve your other goal of feeling empowered.
It is not possible for you to help another if you have failed to help yourself.
March 19, 2017
You will find the peace you desire to experience in your life when you decide to stop punishing yourself for what you think you did wrong in the past. Subjective words need to be used here, so you understand the meaning.
You recently had an experience where you felt as if you were being taken advantage of by another. You willingly moved into this situation with the hidden agenda that if you did enough for the other, it would somehow magically erase any guilt or shame you experienced from your past. This process will never work for you because the only way you will experience the healing you seek is to come to understand that you never did anything wrong, so there is no longer a reason to continue to punish yourself.
It is never about what you think happens to you, and it is far more important what you decide to do with that now.