Abraham in his book "Ask and It Is Given" said that "there is only one stream of consciousness" and we either allow or resist being a part of it. That seems pretty straight forward and I accept it as truth. But even though I accept and I talk about it here on this website, I do not apply it consistently. I understand the law of attraction similarly but I still continue to harbor thoughts that are far less than ideal for me. It is easy for me to talk it and discuss it but for some reason I am resisting even though I know better.

I think others maybe experiencing the same problem as well. I feel that this is where Stingray is trying to take us with his manifesting experiment. I was wondering how on this website we can help each to move past the talking and to action so we can maintain the joy that all of us is searching for and manifest our desires. If you have any ideas please share it.

asked 02 Jan '11, 00:01

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edited 02 Jan '11, 10:20

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The only answer I can give you Drham is to continue to expand your own self awareness. Others can give us answers and processes to point us in the right direction but ultimately we are the only one who can discover our own Truth and implement it.

We each created our own individual life experience which is unique to us, including that which we feel serves us and that which we consider dysfunctional. However, until we create the awareness to see how this plays out in our life experience ( why we do what we do ), we continue to fall into old repetitive habits that sometime don't serve us. However, when we begin to become aware of this ( and I don't mean know it on an intellectual level, more like watching ourselves as an observer ) what doesn't serve us anymore seems to begin to drop away on it's own - it just doesn't make sense to do it anymore.

Although I love the answers and questions here and am also a voracious reader, for me I'd have to say the greatest way I've found to expand this awareness is by daily meditating and also journaling - I've discovered more about Michaela and how she functions in the past couple of years than in previous decades.I can only ever apply my Truth and as I grow and expand that Truth is constantly changing.

Do yourself a huge favour and don't worry about applying anyone else's Truth, because the only one you can ever apply is your own. By all means take what some of these great teachers say and some of the processes they offer and use it to help you on your journey, but don't become frustrated with yourself for not being able to uphold someone else's Truth. You're living and applying your own Truth right now and the more you grow and expand, the more your Truth will change. There may even come a day where you are living what you accept as Truth from another right now, and if not that's okay too because no-one else is living Drham's experience.

Congratulate yourself for where you're at right now. Continue to ask and answer questions, because by doing so we help each other become aware of insight and wisdom within our own being. May 2011 be a year we continue to grow and expand and share some of those new found Truths with each other.


answered 02 Jan '11, 02:15

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Thank you so much Michaela. I needed to hear this.

(06 Jan '11, 23:47) Drham

Perhaps people are confusing mazes with labyrinths.

When most people hear of a labyrinth they think of a maze. A labyrinth is not a maze. A maze is like a puzzle to be solved. It has twists, turns, and blind alleys. It is a left brain task that requires logical, sequential, analytical activity to find the correct path into the maze and out.

A labyrinth has only one path. It is unicursal. The way in is the way out. There are no blind alleys. The path leads you on a circuitous path to the center and out again.

A labyrinth is a right brain task. It involves intuition, creativity, and imagery. With a maze many choices must be made and an active mind is needed to solve the problem of finding the center. With a labyrinth there is only one choice to be made. The choice is to enter or not. A more passive, receptive mindset is needed. The choice is whether or not to walk a spiritual path.

At its most basic level the labyrinth is a metaphor for the journey to the center of your deepest self and back out into the world with a broadened understanding of who you are.

The maze is how most people generally live their lives, by trial and error. Few people "walk the path." To understand why, consider the labyrinth below:

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Notice that, as you walk the path, often you seem to be moving away from the goal, rather than towards it. Most people, when they see this happen, jump out of the labyrinth and into a maze, looking for a more direct route to the center.


answered 02 Jan '11, 01:45

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Thank you for educating me on the difference. I confused the two until now.

(02 Jan '11, 03:25) The Traveller

Great answer, thank you for this Vesuvius. I especially like the point about sometimes seeming to be moving away from what we want.

(02 Jan '11, 13:29) aquamarine

You have to be realistic, and to understand that nothing is written in stone, and of course we are living in a very changing world, and everything is in the now!

All of your behaviors are normal, and I am sure many of us can identify with these same behaviors. I am not perfect, you are not perfect, and no one is! The things in this world are changing constantly, even as we speak, so you need not concern yourself about perfection, for life is about trials and errors.

So get comfortable within your own skin, and see, learn and observe what really works for you, (not someone else) and apply it to attract, and manifest what it is you want!

Achieving prosperity is to know what you want, and believing that it is already given to you, and sitting back and allowing the universe to manifest it for you effortlessly!


answered 02 Jan '11, 01:49

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Thanks for the support.

(06 Jan '11, 23:47) Drham

Abraham speaks of the concept of being at the "leading edge on consciousness"

Look at an Oak tree (or any other type of tree you are familiar with)

Look upon it and ask yourself "Has this tree reached its fullest potential?"

Does the tree worry that it is not fully realizing its potential of being a tree?

How much more a tree can a tree be for it to be concerned of being any less.

You are human and whatever potential you have reached is a definition of human potential.

We, unlike a tree, have a lot of freedom due to our free will.

We have many choices to explore in one lifetime.

Among these choices are concepts such as "consistency" and "completion"

But because we are free, unlike a tree, we expand with choice and contrast.

We expand in waves and rhythms like the heartbeat or the in breath and the out breath.

We make a decision, move towards it and we check our options before further expansion.

Why? ; Because at every stage of expansion, another thousand choices become available.

This is our unique gift, and no other life form (as we know it) upon this planet has that freedom available to it.

So while we may constantly desire to consistently work towards completion, where does that completion exist?

At what stage is the human complete?

How can you reach it when you have a thousand choices at every stage of you expansion?

The only thing you can awaken to is that you are working within NOW.

And in that moment of NOW you are always complete and always expanding.

And when you are expanding, at that moment you are at YOUR leading edge.

And when you are not you are at YOUR stage of completion.


answered 02 Jan '11, 06:18

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The Traveller

This is reasuring.

(06 Jan '11, 23:49) Drham
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