I’ve not been one to believe in all the woo-woo stuff that is so popular today. On the other hand, I am fully aware that your thoughts create your actions, or lack of.
One day, the verse in the Bible where Jesus says, “When you pray, believe with all your heart that you have received it and it will be yours.”
OK, so now I am in a quandary:
- How am I to believe it when I don’t have enough money to pay my bills this week? I mean, reality is in your face, you know? And
- If I can’t muster up the belief, does that mean my prayer won’t be answered?
How am I ever going to get over the hump if I can’t control my mind?
I asked over and over again, “How am I supposed to do this?”
The next thing that happened is – I was watching a video of an ex-CNN reporter talking about how media coverage is bought and controlled. One sentence stood out. “If you hear something often enough, you begin to believe it.”
But hadn’t I already tried affirmations, and mind movies, and some brainwave stuff – and none of it worked for me?
As luck would have it, while watching a video on YouTube, this one popped up in the choices –
After listening a few times a day while I’m doing other things, I find that I am more upbeat. Somehow I have been more productive. I have re-listened to trainings that I had listened to before, but not really applied. I actually have had good things start to happen. I feel like I really can start to believe.
I don’t have headphones, so I’m not messing with the brainwave part, and apparently it is not necessary. It is the repetition of positive thoughts. And then the other missing piece – take inspired action. You get a thought, act on it as a further demonstration that you do believe. Faith without works is dead.
Helpful hint – after the first listening, I just start at the 15 minute mark.
I’ve been testing out some of the other affirmation videos. I’ll let you know what I find.