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Let me reveal this powerful secret to you. It is for free and there is no catch. It is yours for personal use.
Why affirmation doesn’t work for you in the first place while it works for other people? It is for the simple reason being your unconscious (feeling mind) does not agree with your conscious (thinking mind). You have probably heard about that already but not the simple solution I will share with you today. If you can make these two minds congruent with each other all the time all you want to achieve will be possible- business or career success, love, abundance, successful marriage, perfect relationship, peace, travel, etc. Imagine what your life would be if you could make those quantum possibilities your reality.
Most people recite their affirmation for what they want to be, do or have over and over again everyday so that when the subconscious mind hears the suggestion your body will act it out. It is supposed to be a powerful suggestion to the unconscious so that you become the person you want to be or live the life you dream about. To attract what they want in their lives, people say their affirmation coupled with the vision of the image of their goal. To break a pile of bricks, great martial artists would visualize their hand already passed through those bricks and not how their hand would break those bricks using enormous amount of power. It will be an effortless success when they finally execute the visualized action. However, it is not that easy for the ordinary people who do not know how to use the power they already have. And that’s the point I want to raise here- you should not use affirmation excessively to get what you want because it will only lead to disappointments and frustrations. The power comes from the affirmation that one recites. If you are just like me before, one day you will conclude you don’t have any use for it and you will finally junk the idea. You have that power whether you believe it or not, you just have to know how to use it.
Let me reveal to you this powerful secret. It is for free and there is no catch. It is yours for personal use. Read and understand this carefully. The Universe is filled with possibilities and for us to make one or many of those possibilities our reality we must learn to lock in those possibilities in our thoughts by choosing what we want and then create the feeling of that choice as if we already have it. Remember, it is how you feel it and not just how you say and envision it. Affirmation will only help you in this exercise to clarify what you want. Visualization will only help you in this exercise if you will be able to see the image in your heart and if you can create the feeling associated with the image of your vision. The power sits in the heart so you have to learn to create the feeling from the heart and not from the conscious mind (thinking mind). And there is only one simple gauge to know if you are doing it right– when you use your mind to create the feeling, you judge that feeling, but when you use your heart you create a feeling without judging the feeling you create. And remember, the only feeling you can create is either LOVE or HATRED.
Here is a simple illustration:
- Think about what you want. Saying it out loud once or twice in the form of an affirmation will help you to focus and create that image in your mind.
- From your conscious mind, fill your thought with some emotions like joy or happiness, or peace.
- Bring that thought or vision down into your heart and create the feeling of LOVE. To create the feeling of LOVE, you must exercise gratitude while focusing your attention in the heart area. LOVE here means unconditional love, no judgment. When you succeed in doing this, (it is not always easy if you are a novice), then milk that feeling and stay there for as long as you can.
- Finally, when you are done with the exercise you have to make sure you are connected with your feeling every day. How? – By thinking about your goal first then shifting your attention to your heart. Remember to spend more time in the heart area. And because you have chosen the feeling of having it already in your life, consider it done.
I just came from an out of town workshop I conducted the other day in a Hotel in Caliraya, Quezon, here in the Philippines. On our way home a thought came to my mind which I pondered as I lay on the car seat slightly tilted. The thought was “In God’s Perfect Timing” or similar to “In His Time”. I asked myself how come most people would resort to that thought (reframing) when they didn’t get what they wanted or when their prayer was not answered on the day they expected it. Like my parents or siblings would always remark “In His Time it will happen, it is not yet time”. I am sure you are familiar with the phrase. I was watching a documentary program on TV the other day where a mother was being interviewed. Her son did not pass the exam and she said in filipino language while trying to console her son… “ayos lang yan anak, di pa kalooban ng Diyos na pumasa ka (Don’t feel bad my son, you will pass when you take the exam again in God’s perfect timing). Does it mean that when you did not pass the board exam or the bar exam or any licensure examination it is because God did not want you to pass yet? I asked myself. I am sure there will be different interpretations about this. Please bear with me, I just wanted to share what I just realized.
One of the few reasons why our prayers will not be answered at the expected time is because of our internal resistance or attachment to the outcome of what we are praying for. In the same manner, the reason why some deals will not materialize on time or a project will not push through is because of the internal resistance or attachment to outcome. It can greatly influence our perspective in a negative way. Ergo, it will affect our results.
Internal resistance is lack of faith or trust. Doubt. It is like keeping your long list of “What If’s” in your mind. It is more likely that you will not receive what you asked for on time if you don’t let go of your internal resistance. Let go of the “what if” like “What if my prayer was not heard yet, what if it doesn’t come on time, what if I fail, what if a problem crop up” and so on and you will receive it. However, the guarantee will not come from the Universe or from me, it will come from you. Stat working on it now. And improve on it. For some, it may take time. It doesn’t always happen overnight. You have to get the hang of it before you experience the positive result. In my future article I will post an NLP technique on how you can program your brain to interpret the phrase “In God’s Perfect Timing” every time you say it or hear it as a reminder from your conscious to command your unconscious to release all resistance or doubts at once. It will shift your vibration and set your mind and action on the right track.
God’s perfect timing is the present moment. The “Now”. The Universe doesn’t understand the term “yesterday”, “today” or “tomorrow”, “in the future” or “later”. It only understands the present as there is no time and space in the Universe. Therefore, God’s perfect timing is only “Now”, the present. So when you ask the Universe for something or when you pray to God, make sure you release your resistance right away. Accept the fact that it may not happen at the time you expect it and it will come. Why? Because accepting the fact that it may not happen at the time you expect it does not mean it will not come on time. It means you are relinquishing your control of the outcome to the Universe. Let God work for you. Always say- In God’s perfect timing or in His time. And when or before you utter the phrase, make sure you believe the fact that the perfect time is now. Expect my post on how your unconscious can facilitate the letting go or resistance release quickly…in God’s perfect timing.