Until I started living consciously, as an “adult,” I didn’t think about my thoughts creating anything. I just spoke like everyone else in my circle of friends and co-workers. I didn’t know what a huge mistake that was. Reading from the Holy Books, listening to our elders or wise ones, we don’t really pay attention to the those words being said until we become adults; and even then we don’t always comprehend the full meaning for what’s written on those pages or the wisdom being told to us.
For the most part, no one is conscious of the creative forces in play and the choices we are making when we think and speak. Many of us don’t truly realize the power pushing our thoughts and words to make manifestations, even when we find ourselves in difficult and unwanted learning situations. When we feel the pressures of stress and burnout think about what has been allowed to enter into your belief system as a child, young adult, and adult; and the behaviors you have come to accept as “truth.”
What you see reflecting back at you as your life is the result of what you have planted and are now harvesting. Hold up, don’t get mad at me for sharing this universal truth. It is easy to blame someone else for what you imagine is seemingly happening, because then you don’t have to really look at yourself. The responsibility however is yours—and yours alone—to change the condition and seeing a positive outcome in the situation. YES, we have the power to change it. You may not have the tools, but you “got the power.” You don’t want to become stuck in your thinking as a result of what happened in the past. This train of thought keeps you bound in the victim mentality. You want to regain the power that was either taken or given away.
Here are some questions to consider:
- What are you creating?
- What is getting planted through your thoughts, words and deeds?
- How do you see?
- What do you hear?
- What do you think?
- What are you speaking?
- What are your actions and responses?
What you sow (the seed) is what you reap (the harvest). As I said previously, your world reflects back to you as a mirror reflects an image. It is the Universal Law of Cause and Effect.
A verse from the Bible was my affirmation, during the course of this process, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Remember, your desires are in your heart and the Creator gives you what you put your attention on – whether you want the manifestations or not – your thoughts are like prayers and God answers your prayers. When you are entertaining internal and external conversations that teardown your life substance, your emotions become unstable, throwing you out of balance. The harvest or manifestation of thoughts and words create our emotions. Emotions and feelings arise from words spoken and thoughts entertained by you. Your experiences play a large part in how your emotions are expressed. You may now want to say to yourself, “I can’t control what I think. It just happens. If I could, I would, but it’s too much work to pay attention to all that stuff going on in my head. I don’t have any power to change anything.” Just look at all that negativity you put into your atmosphere.
This type of thinking keeps the stress, the low energy and mental chaos haunting you day and night with burnout on its heals. But now you know where you need to start to reverse your life and begin to kick stress and burnout in the behind. Conscious living means paying attention and being aware of everything that has to do with you. Stay with it. This is a journey, not a trip. Determination, consistency, and persistency brings great results. I want your life to be great, don’t you?