If you were given the key to unlock access to anything in life, would you use it? Unconsciously, we open ourselves up to life circumstances all the time, good ones and bad ones, but what if we could deliberately create? It would be absolutely amazing, wouldn't it?
By being complacent about the all-encompassing law of attraction, we unwittingly allow experiences into our lives by default, experiences that make us unhappy and hold us back. Just like the law of gravity, we may not see it or understand how it works, but the minute we forget it's there, we fall and hit the ground! However, our lives don't have to play out "randomly" or be a constant uphill battle. I'm sure you've noticed that some people seem to lead charmed lives. They make it look effortless, but I'm willing to "BET" they use a particular strategy -- Belief + Expectation = Truth -- whether they realize it or not. It is a rather short, straightforward equation, yet the ease or difficulty with which it is solved in your own life is entirely up to you.
Let's look at step one:
Step 1: What You Believe:
The ideas that you believe are simply uncontradicted thoughts that you keep thinking over and over and over again. And so you say, "This is true." But I ask you, "Is it really true?" Is this a belief of yours because your parents believe it, or your friends agree with it, or you hear it on the news every evening during dinner? Does this belief feel good or bad? Does it uplift you or depress you?
Your belief system is the foundation for your entire life. Wouldn't you enjoy a better life if you believed you could? Take some time to think about what you believe and why. This activity alone causes a shift in energy that can turn negative ideas into positive ones. When you have a negative, ongoing thought, which has or will become a belief, question it! Do you believe you can own a beautiful home? If not, why? Is it because you've been conditioned to think you don't deserve it, or because the news is telling you that the economy is bad? Here is the issue: External forces that you cannot control are controlling you.
So forget about what is going on outside of you. Focusing on external circumstances only creates excuses and blame, which are never in alignment with those things that make us happy. If we train our brains to regularly think about and feel the positive aspects of life, that higher, happier energy frequency will be a vibrational match to the abundance we desire. The law of attraction is a universal force that is always working, whether we are aware it is or not, and it never yields different from our vibrational frequency. We're constantly receiving from the law of attraction and asking for what we want with our vibration, so why not get what we want?
Begin taking negative beliefs you hold and flipping them to their positive opposites. Think those new, positive thoughts over and over and over again until they become your dominant beliefs. This may take a while -- again, the equation can be easy or difficult for you depending on your willingness to let go of the negative beliefs you have about yourself and the world around you. You must be sure, though, to approach this exercise with kindness and compassion for yourself. If you do, you'll raise your vibration to the level of that which you seek. If you beat yourself up about your thinking and become angry or frustrated, or let yourself become exhausted and depleted from stress or lack of rest, that which you seek will always elude you. You will unintentionally become vulnerable to circumstances of the lower vibrational frequencies, which the law of attraction will have to bring you instead.
Choose your beliefs based on how they make you feel, not on "fact." Think about perfect health, prosperity, peace, and so on. If this is hard for you, and feels more like denial, then do not place these thoughts within the context of the current circumstances of your life. You won't be a vibrational match to something you're too aware you don't have. Don't think of the "hows" -- "How am I going to have a beautiful home?" "How am I going to find a career that I love?" Just think of the good things in life as positive concepts all their own. The emotional connection you make with these ideas, without trying to figure out how they would fit into your current situation, will activate them in your vibration and begin the process of allowing the law of attraction to do its job in a positive way for you.
That brings us to step two, because what you believe is...
Step 2: What You Can Expect:
So when your mind has given its attention to a thought long enough that it has become a belief and has accepted without a doubt that it will transpire, then an expectation of it has been created. You know for a fact that whatever it is that you believe will eventually occur. You are focusing on it without resistance. There is a knowing inside of you that it must be coming, and therefore, you're looking for it.
This leads us to the final step, because your expectation of "it"...
Step 3: Makes It True:
Maintaining the vibration of a certain belief, and thus, a certain expectation, allows the law of attraction to bring it into alignment with you and make it your truth. The universe must show you the evidence of that which is active in your vibration. You have included "it" in your vibration. This can indeed work for you or against you.
The crux of our inability to create in our lives is the self-defeating belief that we cannot have, be, or do that particular thing that we want so badly. For then we certainly will not expect to have, be, or do that thing, and therefore it will never be true.
However, it is so hard to fool yourself by saying, for example, "I believe I own a new car!" (When you know damned well you don't). Therefore, think of whatever you are wanting to have as existing out there in the realm of all possible worlds. If it's out there somewhere, then could it be possible... ever? Has it happened before? Have you seen it or heard of it happening to someone else? Then maybe, just maybe, you can expect it to happen again. And so it's true that it is likely to happen... don't know when, don't know where, don't know how. All you really need to know is the possibility of it.
Now use the equation: Belief + Expectation = Truth:
"It is possible to own a new car + I can expect to own a new car = I own a new car."
Bring your focus and attention inward and realize that anything is possible. The only things holding us back are our repetitive thoughts of doubt and negativity which, with some determination, can completely turn around into repetitive thoughts of possibility, in which we have sole creative control. Try it. Experiment with it. Use your imagination. Repeat that belief of possibility over and over again until you can expect it. You'll be amazed at your deliberate creations!
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