Christine and I had a bit of what seems now to be a funny experience this morning, though it didn’t seem that way in the midst of it. Christine has a part time job working for the church as their music coordinator. She gets paid a base amount, plus extra for things like funerals and […]
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I got a question earlier which I thought was a great one, because it reveals a certain assumption of law of attraction practitioners which I feel is counterproductive or even dangerous.
The question was, “How can I ignore current reality and focus on what I want?”
I know how this question comes about. They read an article or watch a video from someone else who says that if we could only ignore current reality and focus on what we really want to the exclusion of all else, then all their problems would be solved and life would be perfect.
And so they try it. And it doesn't work, because their mind keeps reminding them of what is, and how much they want, and don't have, their goal yet.
And so I get this question: “How can I ignore current reality?”
And the answer is, you don't. I'll tell you why in this post.
Have you been trying to figure out how you are going to get your goal? Have you been trying to take unnecessary action to try to make it happen? It’s a really bad habit that I fall into on occasion, since I’ve always trusted my mind to figure things out. But it’s a mistake. Your […]
I find that a lot of people believe either that life is suffering, or try to ignore those parts of life that are unpleasant. But actually life is set up rather beautifully, and I’ll tell you why: There are one of two options at any given moment: The first is that we are already experiencing […]
Do you have absolute peace in your life right now? I’m guessing for the great majority of you, the answer is no. But in a way, that’s kind of silly. Why? Let me ask you this: who gets to decide whether you have peace or not? You might say something like, “Well, I can’t have […]