Humans are a gifted, blessed species with a level of spiritual free will that often goes unused in modern day society. It's easy to feel doubt, to feel less than capable, letting time pass us by.
But humans have more power than they are led to believe. The great I AM pulsates through everything with confident divinity. Every passing moment, a person's reality is created by a magical and synergistic blend of beliefs, intentions, thoughts and actions. Negative experiences from the past can skew one's future reality by distorting their beliefs. The beliefs humans carry around initiate the trajectory for what may or may not come into their future reality. To let go of the old and embrace the new requires one to let go of past experiences, adopting a new mindset of hope.
As world-class rock band Rush puts it, "The future disappears into memory, with only a moment between. Forever dwells in that moment; hope is what remains to be seen."
Subconscious affirmations guide our world view and what we attract
Each person's subconscious mind holds a culmination of affirmations that play quietly, over and over inside their head. These thoughts make the person feel a certain way, influencing how they see the world around them. These affirmations may be negative or positive and may stay with a person, as long as they let these deep embedded thoughts remain a part of them. These affirmations are often derived from past experiences, or they may be stored because the person holds tight to the opinions of other people.
What we do to others, we do to ourselves
Every action that we engage in, every word that we breathe, every intention that we conjure, is sent out into time and space in our waking universe. What we do to others, what we do to the planet, is what we ultimately do to ourselves. This is how the human race is connected. When one gossips about others, they are only bringing more gossip upon themselves, into their reality, perpetuating a cycle of negative emotions. When one hurts another, the victim can choose to forgive, effectively ending the cycle of pain. This is why it's important for humans to be mindful for what they ask into their lives, treating each one of their own thoughts and actions with caution and reverence. The golden rule applies: "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."
The power of I AM and I CAN in healing, forgiveness, and accomplishment
Two of the most powerful affirmations in the universe are the phrases "I AM," and "I CAN." These simple phrases can be turned into guiding principles that strengthen a person's ability to heal, to mend relationships, to forgive, to move through difficult times.
A person defines who they are by consciously declaring the I AM's in their life. With concentrated, precision-thought and mindful meditation, positive I AM's can transform a person's life, by opening up new doors, opportunities and relationships. Reality can change for anyone willing to move boldly in faith.
I CAN is a similar powerful set of guiding beliefs. What is the human race capable of if they embrace the power of I AM and I CAN positively? How do humans limit their own ability to learn and grow by holding onto negative affirmations and bitter accord?
As Rush so eloquently puts it, "The treasure of a life, is the measure of love and respect -- the way you live, the gifts that you give."
What are you telling yourself each day? I AM? I CAN?
How do you treat others?
What are you telling the universe to bring into your existence?
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About the author:
Lance Johnson is a passionate researcher, learner, writer, and healer. Lance and his wife invite you to check out their line of clean and conscious body care products at www.allnaturalfreespirit.com.