Was just reading some manifestation topics and ideas on the forum, and wanted to get perspective upon my interpretation on how things come into our lives.
Upon being in a community dedicated to attracting women, the formulae for dating success was, and as a disclaimer this is not my original thinking:
Intent + freedom from outcome = success
Now whilst this formulae was specifically done for guys wanted to attract women, my question begits if this is the exact same principal for deliberatly manifesting things, out of our control or knowing, for other things in our life.
I want to state, using deliberate manifestation techniques has never been something I have been successful at. On IQ I'm sure many believe in their validity and have had gains using them, for me it just doesnt really vibe.
Then again, I am looking at it wrong- manifesting is never a technique, but rather its always just a guide through process to get one to feel relief or even better emotional wise (correct?).
I will use the dating context to affirm the equation.
Intent, or intention, was the effort put forth to getting what you wanted. To get a date, or a number from a girl or attraction built, you must display your interests in some way. You essentially are communicating, "I want this." "I want a girl" or "I want that girl." This mindset will result in a variety of things, examples may include going to night clubs, talking to girls more often, maintaining eye contact.
Freedom from outcome, generally tossed around openly in the world as going out "with having no expectations", was where you didn't need anything from the other person. You were not fussed whether they accepted or rejected you, and as a result of this, the element of neediness was eliminated. You didnt need approval, liking, sex, or even chit chat. The liberty of having no need for a particular result ended up with one feeling great amounts of confidence and chill.
Note how you need both elements to gain success in a male-female interaction here. If you have intent but dont have freedom from outcome, you will come across desperate and needy. Likewise if you dont have intent, but just freedom from outcome, you wont really end up getting girls because you arent really in a position to look for them.
Let us not argue with my dating equation or even that subject. My point being now, is this the same equation for manifesting other things in our lives?
The desire for it + I'm fine without it ever coming = manifesting?
Or am there a * in the armour here for getting things?
asked 17 Feb '14, 19:49
Yes, that is a very efficient way to manifest. Stingray has mentioned on here many times that one of the best ways to manifest is to focus on something strongly and then give up on it ever coming.
When you have 'freedom from outcome' or you've 'given up' or you 'go general' it simply means that you're not using you mind, your thinking mind to control, you're not attached or in yearning.
That's what trips most of us up when we are trying to manifest the things we think we need to be happy. It's also why we can manifest cups of coffee and parking spaces super fast. There's no resistance there, you're not getting in the way.
Getting in the way could be thinking where is it? Why am I struggling to manifest this? Why do others have the thing I have but I don't have it? I'm in the vortex all the time so where is my stuff? I'm going to do a focus block to feel better because then what I want will come faster. It doesn't matter what the patterns of thoughts are, all of those thoughts I have mentioned above are resistant. Any time you focus on what you want from the place of 'I don't have it yet' or 'I won't be truly happy until I have it' you stop it from coming. You can't stop its creation, it's created but you are standing in one place very solidly and what you want is in a completely different place, you're not lined up.
And until you're lined up you can't see it, even though it is right there NOW, it exists NOW. If you have 'freedom from the outcome', you've let it go, you're not standing in the way and it will flow to you through the open channel, because you're not blocking that channel with resistant thought.
I think where most people struggle is they don't realize that the Universe responds to your feelings and not your thoughts. If you have really set in your mind that having this relationship/pile of money/car whatever it is you want, if you believe that it will only be in the having of that thing that you want that you can 'feel good' then you will always struggle to manifest.
When you realize that you can align with your inner being without any of the 'stuff' that you want - and it's that FEELING that you're chasing anyway, then finding that FEELING becomes your priority, not the stuff. Paradoxically, when the feeling becomes more important than the stuff, you get all the stuff! The Universe is very clever.
We don't ever create a manifesting box and put only one thing in it "1. I want to live my life in total alignment with my inner being." But, really that's all that we want. There are plenty of movie stars and rock stars that have all the material things that we are trying to manifest but they're still not feeling that 'happy, on top of the world' feeling that comes from alignment. That is what we're all after. And, you can have that FEELING before you get any of the stuff. :)
If you can tie 'freedom from outcome' with feeling good, feeling present in the now and following your inspirations and excitement then you will get everything and anything that you want. In that state of being there is nothing that you cannot do, be or have.
*** UPDATE ***
I just wanted to add in something that I think might be helpful to those living outside the vortex more than they're inside. Looking back, I think this would have helped me with aligning with my desires.
How you are feeling in any given moment has NOTHING to do with the physical life that surrounds you at this present moment. How you are feeling in every minute depends on the thought that you are thinking and whether your Inner Being agrees with that thought.
Your life is a back and forth conversation between you and your Inner Being / Source. So, you have a thought and you get instantaneous feedback from your Inner Being. If you are thinking a thought that your Inner Being agrees with you will feel positive, happy emotion, that's your Inner Being agreeing with you. If you feel negative emotion, in any given moment, then that is your Inner Being creating distance between you, saying NO I don't agree with you on that.
So, any time you think a thought that is anything other than neutral or positive you will get an instant response in the form of a negative emotion. So, you can tell by how you are feeling how closely aligned you are with your Inner Being. You can tell if you're Inner being is saying, Yes!!! or No!! in every minute of the day.
You can change your thoughts to thoughts that your Inner Being agrees with any time you like and your Inner Being will respond by letting you align and then you can feel the wave of positive, happy emotions that come through you.
Now, let's say for example, you line up with the desire for a huge sum of money, unconsciously. You're thinking a lot of thoughts of money and LOA draws it to you. You might think, woooo hoooo!!! Now, I will be happy all the time. :) Jackpot! But, no, actually you won't. You can't ever feel the emotions of joy and happiness unless you are thinking thoughts that your Inner Being agrees with. So, with all your money in the bank, if you keep thinking negative thoughts.... - 'How will I manage this money, will people treat me differently, what if I lose friends because they're jealous, I have all this money but I still have terrible back problems, and my wife is unwell with depression and I'm worried because I don't trust that guy that's assigned to help me manage the money, what if he cheats me? - ........
Those are all thoughts that your Inner being cannot agree with and your Inner Being will let you know that you're not in agreement by the feedback of strong negative emotion, worry, doubt, insecurity etc. In other words, you will not feel good, you will feel awful, even with ALL THAT MONEY.
So, the DESIRES, that you so desperately seek, will not improve your life in any way, shape or form if you remain out of alignnment. You'll just swap one stream of negative thoughts for another and your Inner Being will respond to those negative thoughts by creating distance and sitting in that distance you will feel, NEGATIVE EMOTION, even with ALL THAT MONEY.
That's why Abraham and IQ teach, alignment first, marry with your Inner Being first, get that relationship under 'control' and you will ALWAYS, ALWAYS be happy. You'll be knocked out of the vortex now and then but that's GOOD. You will enjoy that too, because you're creating more lovely things to enjoy when you come together with your Inner Being again.
I hope this is helpful :)
Yes - the formula you describe is basically Ask and it is Given, assuming that one does the letting go part. The Asking is the masculine or active part of the process and the Letting Go part is the feminine or receptive part of the process.
However, increasingly we are being encouraged to just pulse the frequency. Everything you do, you do because you desire the feeling state. What feeling state would you wish to reach if you desired to attract women - presumably to feel attractive so the idea here is that you just pulse the feeling of attractiveness, either using your imagination or your memory of previous times when you felt attractive.
The thinking is that in a third dimensional time/space reality you send out the request and then in time the fulfilment of that request comes back to you. In a fifth dimensional reality, where time doesn't exist, you simply go straight to the instant manifestation of the feeling state. We are moving towards a time of instant manifestation so I guess the new formula would be something like:
feeling state = manifestation
Just curious, what does your last sentence mean?
I'd say it's 1) Ask for it. 2) Know that since you want it, it's yours. 3) Let go of all doubt and fear. It's yours because you want it. 4) Be happy and excited that it's yours, even though you don't see it yet, but KNOW with absolute certainty that it is yours. 5) Say "Thanks!" and don't worry about when, where, why or how it's coming, because it's yours.
I'd say, Intent + Excitement + Faith + Gratitude = Manifesting.
Worrying about the outcome = lack of faith.
That sounds about right to me. I think of it as "What you want and how much you want it"+"What you secretly believe is possible"=what you get. So as an example, maybe you want a dream job so powerfully that it manages to manifest, but then it turns out to be a nightmare - because if you are 100% honest, what you actually believe about these things is something like "I don't deserve a fulfilling dream job".
Abraham does often express this as "happy where you are and eager for more", which I think is pretty close to intent+don't care if it happens. I would guess that these are all ways of talking about a high energy/low resistance state, where a lot of decisive energy is flowing, and you are not throttling the flow with your own beliefs.
answered 19 Feb '14, 13:31
This is very interesting I never gave it much thought that manifesting could be broken down into an algebraic formula that everyone could understand.
Kind of like Einstein's theory of relativity this manifesting could be broken down into an easy to apply mathematics formula.
I'll need to give this more thought. Could you elaborate on this formula you have developed?
With Yes's excellent answer that clarified this to me, I have more to add.
When I was a kid manifesting came easy, the thought of "where is my desire" never entered the equation.
I was excited everyday thinking of, "I can't wait to get this or that, it's going to be great!" I excitedly expected with no doubt at all, as a matter of fact doubt and disappointment seemed like a concept unknown to me then.
I had full faith that what I wanted I would get. I even had long term "some day" goals and every one of those came to pass also. There was no worry or fear of not receiving, I knew I would have what I wanted, it might just take a matter of time, but I would have it. It always came, even years later I eventually had what I wanted come to me.
I used to want a fold up bike and I can't remember how many years but I always knew someday I would have one. One day I found one for 20$ at a flea market.
I used to want a ColecoVision with all the games, years later a friend sold me one with all the games cheap.
Bigger things, I used to think there has to be a way to have these in hand-held. Now I have tons of games on my phone, just like I used to want in my teens.
I came across a book several years ago that contains channeled information from the 1950's. It is entitled "The Seven Mighty Elohim Speak On The Seven Steps To Precipitation" written by Thomas Printz.This book has been out of print since 1957.I felt this information fits in with your question.I should add that steps 6 and 7 are switched about through out the book.This is the first full explanation.So here goes.
When We were first called by Helios and Vesta and asked if We were willing to create this planet Earth,We said:
First: "We WILL to help You!"Next,We had the humility to ask what They wanted Us to do.
Second: Then,We were given that PERCEPTION,when We looked upon Their Divine Design.
Third: We also had the Divine LOVE to magnetize electronic light to form the planet.
Fourth: We had the PURITY and humility not to desire to change Their Divine Design.
Fifth: We had the CONCENTRATION of the energy to stay with it (and do you know just how many millions of years it takes to create a habitable planet?).
Seventh: We also kept the RHYTHM of invocation and many a day We left Our Own particular Cosmic work to join with the Others of the Elohim,pouring love and light into this planet which was taking form at that moment.Never was one of Us missing at that rhythmic hour,lest the Flame of Cassiopea or,perhaps, the Flame of Orion,should be in smaller proportion to that of the Others.If that had happened, the perfect harmony and balance of the Seven Elohim which came in rhythm century after century,would have been broken.
Sixth: Then it was required of Us to release to and through Our creation the PEACE and Harmony which would sustain this planet until Its evolutions began upon IT; as well as after the creation of mankind who were invited here to enjoy It. Your Holy Christ Self now awaits your recognition and acceptance of It-and not in the abstract!.That Holy Christ Self is a very real Being! It awaits opportunity to show you your Divine Pattern which can be revealed to you through your mental consciousness,when it is held like a Grail to that Holy Christ Self.This must be done in humility,sincerity and in a realization that,certainly,the Being Who made you and has sustained you for millions of years,-giving you even yet the breath of life-that Being should at least have some "say" in your affairs!
Take from this what resonates and leave what doesnt behind.I felt a need to answer this question in this manner.
Love and Light...
I'm confused....If you have a desire for something, then by definition, you wish it to come about. That is the definition of desire, or rather a darn good definition of desire. So I understand, your saying your fine without it, but isn't that really just a mature way of handling disappointment? I mean, we've already established the desire for it, the desire for an outcome. The mature adult doesn't throw a fit if they don't get what they want, but is "fine with it". But these things do not 'manifest' for everyone, all the time. This does not mean they are satisfied and happy go lucky, it means they understand they cannot have the thing now and so adapt their reaction to the thwarted desire. In fact, they are undoubtedly suppressing the desire, in order to be socially 'current'. And if they were to be truly honest with themselves, they would have to admit that of course we are not truly ok with not getting what we want, or getting what we don't want. We simply have learned to divert ourselves, suppress the desire, and get a new desire real quick. The simple act of doing an action implies a goal in the action, a tie to the outcome if you will. You shoot a free throw. Maybe you really don't care if you make it or miss it, but then, why would you do the action? You wouldn't. If you just toss the ball in the air, your not really shooting a free throw, are you? No, your just tossing a ball in the air. Even then your desired outcome is happening. To shoot a free throw requires intention. There are situations where you would shoot to miss, but there is a tie to an outcome. I guess I just don't really see any situation that both these things could be actually occuring at the same time, as they sure seem to be opposites, by definition. Either your not really trying (intent) or your not really free from the outcome, otherwise, why do the thing?
answered 18 Feb '14, 15:41