I noticed today while listening to Bashar after a year not listening to him a huge differance between him and Abraham-Hicks in the approach to negative thinking.
*** BASHAR says to dig in and find the core belife in order to eliminate it. for example in this video (you can start watch at 1:35):
but, *** AH say to don't even think about the negative things, and that we should focus only on the positive and the negetive will go away accordingly.
also, AH said more then once that the "digging" will only slow down the processes or the flow of things.
can you see how one approach contradicts the other??
let say someone feels a lack of something, so what is the best way for him to get out of this lack feeling?
a - imagine himself with this thing that he wants, believe it, believe in himself etc. until the lack feeling dissipates and seems illogical.
b- try to find within himself what makes him feel so lackful and then the issue is solved.
what do you think?
Abraham actually tells you to deal with the negative as well- they are just much more subtle about it than Bashar is. Come to think of it, most people are probably more subtle about most things than Bashar is!
It's right there in their introductory CD- they say, if a negative thought won't go away, experience it, and ask: Where did that come from? Then think about good things. That's a direct equivalent of Bashar's technique for dealing with negative beliefs- the description is just more folksy and less technical and mind-expandingly precise.
A questioner actually asked Abe about Bashar once- Abe said it's the same material coming trough a different corridor. The questioner also noted the difference in precision and tone, and Abe said the other corridor (and I assume they mean the Essassani) were smarter than them. And I was very impressed how Abe sounded very matter-of-fact and completely undisturbed about that.
My personal experience, trying the two approaches, is that when you dig up a negative belief you are not so much thinking negative rather than becoming aware of habitual negative thinking. So you allow yourself to feel bad just enough to get the belief, and to not resist it, and then you shift into thinking something positive.
I don't think it is contradictory. I've applied both. Digging in is a longer process than purely focusing on your desire. If you dig in, then you still have to shift that negative vibration by either ignoring it completely or working on it by focusing on your desire (a bit difficult to do - ultimately what one needs to do is release resistance and the rest happens automatically). This is where the crux lies. Just be digging and learning about your beliefs or fears will not automatically dissolve them. I know this for a fact. You still need to shift your mindset and perception and be very aware of how you are reacting to things and what you are thinking. With Abraham's method, there is no need for digging because once you've achieved the high vibration required it means that during the process the beliefs and negativities have been neutralised. Both Bashar and Abraham are indicating awareness ... it is the method which seems to be different but really it isn't. Bashar says live in your greatest excitement or passion, which is the same thing as Abe's vortex.
answered 6 days ago
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