My question is this where do you perceive your greatest mistake, or hindrance or even more mildly your slight shortcoming when it comes to specifically manifesting the things you desire in your life?
I guess this question is motivated by the fact that many quite regular posters, and this includes me , seem by the content of whats posted to be lacking slightly on the manifestational front in respect to things they actually desire.
This isn't about any great life decision like a marriage or business etc, but rather where you feel you may, or are hindering your own good coming to you.
I read a lot of posts where people say "do this" or "believe that" and a million other things, but it seems there are many who arnt manifesting what they want. Ive begun to realise in my own life that there has been a problem that im now beginning to solve.
I view this "problem" very positively because now I know whats wrong ive a good opportunity to put it right.
Mine is this, ive spent thousands of hours in study, books and reading. Ive trawled the internet for more and more and more different ideas and teachings. Nothing wrong with that I guess. BUT ive spent very little time actually "practising" the things ive learned.Heres just one example.... Ive known about focus blocks/incremental affirmations for years but ive only just started to really play around and experiment with them. Ive not been willing to " get my hands dirty" and actually spend time doing what ive known about for years.
Im sorting this out now and feel that in my case an hour of habit forming vibrational work is worth 100 hours of further study. That's only my experience and maybe isn't valid for all.
So whats your take? Whats has or is holding you up?
There is no going 'wrong'. Maybe what you mean is why haven't I got my stuff yet? I've done a ton of reading, too, before any good 'vibrational hygiene' and that's because I had a ton of questions and I wanted, more than anything else, including my so-called 'stuff', to build the belief that I could be, do, have absolutely anything. I've been inspired to do this work, I've come a long way and now I'm going to realise my stuff and it won't take long because I've done all the foundational work. How do I know that? Because I follow my instincts and it simply feels right, it feels right now and it didn't feel right before, I had more stuff to 'learn' (remember).
One thing I'll add and I think is related to this question is to try more attention dissolving what you are pushing against. You can visualise,dream, affirm all you want but if you're resisting heavily and hating where you are then you'll keep that in place. If you've been wanting something for more than a month or two then I would say you have considerable 'contra-thought' going on. I've been evaluating how I view my money and the more I soften up and form a positive image about the money I do have and the money that is coming and the less fear I have in spending it and the joy I feel in giving others my money, the more it pops up for me. It simply shows up according to my attitude towards it not because I keep visualising the same image over and over.
answered 15 Sep '13, 16:29
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Oh, come on now! "WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN GOING WRONG?" How about what is going right in your life. I am not necessarily picking on you. Monty -- though you are one of the Major Guys on Inward Quest.
Let me make a general statement, "Haven't you guys (and girls) learned ANYTHING? Too many posts I see here sound negative to me, this is one of the reasons I don't post here very often, but Bill has rubbed my nose in it this morning.
There is also some whining and "smiling through the tears". If you enjoy this, go for it. I don't personally like it. I don't go to horror movies though I sometimes see them advertised -- get it? Some people buy a ticket, they spend time there. But you don't HAVE to see these movies.
If you bend over and ask Life to kick you hard, OK with me, but I don't want to hear a lot of whining about it when you do. You know better!
I don't do "Focus Blocks". The name bothers me, "blocks"? Blocks? Sorry @stingray, you are a master with words and I am sure I am misunderstanding something here, but I really don't care. I am wallowing in irritation right now!
Yeah, I know, its MY perception and I know some of you will say I need to work on myself to find a better parallel universe or some such stuff.
What works for me? Let me shout it out! WHERE HAVE I BEEN GOING RIGHT!
There is enough wisdom and understanding in a few words. "Seek your joy. Appreciate what you have"
My life is exceptional. I usually feel gratitude for what we have and have eager expectations of what is unfolding.
I like to lay on the ground and look at the clouds, or the stars. I am often wordlessly overwhelmed by the beauty of what is around me. My life with Bill is a masterpiece. Every moment of every day joyful beauty surrounds us, peace when we want peace, excitement when we want excitement.
Now PUH-LEEEEEZE don't post quotes, or youtube links or channeling mediums saying "seek your joy" just freaking do it!
I have some gardening to do. I love to watch my plants opening up.
answered 15 Sep '13, 07:55
Getting rid of the longing and neediness will make life much more enjoyable and it lessens greed. That is the one mistake I was making. Visualizing to take and to always feel a neediness inside, like it is never enough. Now I feel more fulfilled than every before.
answered 16 Sep '13, 03:58
I was in a men's Bible study group where we were all asked to be "transparent" about our "faults" so that we might support each other with counsel and prayer.
Some of my friends got a bit carried away, revealing some deep inner problems. I was last in the circle discussion. I said that my greatest fault was that I was a terrible gossip and couldn't wait to get out of there to spread what I had just learned!!!
But, really, it is similar to @Monty Riviera. Practicing what we study, maybe it is more like remembering that there is a better, easier way. I tend to put my head down and charge. Smash through the problems on my own without first connecting to Source.
Or I connect with Source mostly when I have a problem, BUT just connecting with Source is a fun and joyful thing on its own.
Each morning my wife asks that we stop and meditate, listening to one of Abraham-Hicks marvelous Vortex 15 minute meditations. This really set the tone for the day and helps us focus.
But, like right now, I tell her to wait until I have dealt with "a few things" and then we'll do the meditation. I feel like I need to deal with problems and then meditate!
But I really, down deep, I know better. I am stopping now and going to meditate for the fun of it!
perhaps we take relative
answered 16 Sep '13, 05:39
I'm pretty sure that "where I've been going wrong" has been in pushing away my own valuable emotional information. I'm a pretty sensitive person, so it's weird to realize this, but I think that until recently, I frequently couldn't bear to feel my own emotions, and would push them away - which I think tended to create a cycle of resistance and crummy feelings. Doing all the visualizing and affirming and Focus Blocking or whatever on top of that was somewhat helpful, but I've found that actually being willing to acknowledge "Oh, I don't ACTUALLY believe that I can change my reality... huh. That's kind of a big one." has been huge for me, and then sitting with those feelings compassionately (I think Abraham would say that I am "dropping the oars and letting the stream carry me") generally allows some kind of mysterious vibrational momentum to move me along into a better-feeling place. The key, for me, is to STOP faking it and urgently trying to tweak my thoughts, and to just acknowledge, okay, I feel bad, just sit and feel that feeling for a moment, relax, stop efforting, just let it flow.
It feels to me that this is causing a real shift in my life. I have had some smallish things show up (I'd been wanting to find a particular coin for a long time, and shortly after applying this new idea to that wanting ("Do I actually believe I can manifest this coin? Well, no. Okay, let's sit with that feeling and stop pushing against it.")... I got the coin in my change after I unexpectedly had to go on a grocery run late at night. A gift card and a bunch of free stuff showed up in the mail unexpectedly. People have gotten in touch out of the blue to give me mildly good news. I am starting to feel very differently about my body. I've felt emotionally better. I've felt more like I'm starting to actually understand that all of my answers are in the vortex, in the place where I feel good and clear, struggle outside of that place is really not very helpful. And I'm feeling, the more I am willing to sit with my real beliefs of "This thing I want is not really going to happen", the more I am slowly moving toward actually believing that the thing will happen.
I don't know to what extent that makes sense! It's awkward to explain your own weird inner processes, no? But I thought I'd mention where I think I've been going wrong, in case it's of any value to you! :)
answered 19 Sep '13, 13:16
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