This question could be seen as a variation of this earlier question of mine. Yes, I am somewhat persistent :-)
I have observed three distinct apparent causes of events:
Case 1: Thoughts creating reality: There have been many occasions when I think of something really insignificant, forget about it, and in a few days’ to a few months’ time suddenly there it is. Emotion does not play any part in it whatsoever. But then, only a tiny minority of such momentary thoughts ever manifests. I am sure I have hundreds of such thoughts every day, which are never realised. So it's not 100% reliable.
Case 2: Dominant emotion creating reality: I have seen this happen in my life many times, as I am sure everyone has. A dominant emotional state of annoyance generates more situations to get annoyed with, etc. Then again, I have been very very depressed and negative in the past, and had absolutely terrible thoughts, but nothing truly catastrophic ever happened to me. So it's not 100% reliable either.
Then there are two sub-categories of case 2:
Finally there is the third case:
Case 3: Events which are just clearing the way to manifestation:
I wanted a fast car. One day a drunk driver rammed into my parked car in the dead of the night. The car was written off, and I was very unhappy at the time. After a few days my dream car just popped up in front of me which I promptly bought.
So to summarise: What determines what happens in my life? My momentary thoughts or my dominant emotions? Or both? Or something else?
An analogy for Emotion vs Thought
The speedometer on your car indicates the speed your car is going but it is not responsible for the speed you are going...that's down to your foot's interaction with the accelerator pedal :)
answered 03 Dec '14, 15:47
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answered 04 Dec '14, 06:31
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