In the movie "The Secret" there is a woman that has gotten rid of breast cancer just by imagining that she was already healed. Cancer is not a disease that will remind its existence in every single moment of your life. A faith in being already healed, with diligence, can be maintained.
My approach to break the habit within consciousness & the eventual suffering of the consequences is to start with acknowledgement.
Acknowledge the moment.
Acknowledge the suffering within the moment.
Acknowledge that the suffering is real right now and that IT will eventually pass.
You have to acknowledge it in a way that gives you the confidence that it will pass and the eventual relief that will come from the absence of the current suffering.
Here is an example of familiarity.
You are on the bus returning home and there is another 1/2hour of travel left. You can also imagine that you are on the highway and the next gas station is 1/2hour away.
Now you are in an incredible hurry to use the Washroom (Toilet).
Every bump on the road and every shaking of the bus/car are reminding you that you are having an emergency.
What do you do with your consciousness?
Here's what most people do.
They imagine the eventual relief that will come in 1/2hour when they can be free of the current situation.
But they do it with the full acknowledgement that they are currently suffering and that the current suffering is what is constantly driving their mind to find comfort in the eventual relief that is sure to come.
Everything must pass eventually, especially if the mind of the person suffering acknowledges that.
When you are suffering if you say "I'm not suffering right now", on an analytical level you know that it is a lie and the power that is supposed to move that though will not exist.
The power within thoughts and thinking is not just "thinking". The real power within thoughts is "belief", which forms a foundation from which the thoughts that reflect that belief emerge.
It is like the physical reality is your consciousness reflected back to you through your five senses, and similarly your thoughts are reflected back to you based on what you believe.
So while you are suffering, if you believe that your condition is permanent, no matter how much you choose to "Think" you are getting better, or that you are already better, your belief system will always make that thought feel like a lie.
What you believe is where it's at.
Now while you are suffering, if you truly believe that "this also shall eventually pass and thank god for that" (Just like being in a bus/car waiting for your stop to use the washroom), you will spontaneously think thoughts of your eventual relief as a coping mechanism to your current suffering.
You must believe it, not just think it.
You thinking will automatically match what you believe.
Another way to find out what you believe is to examine what you are thinking.
answered 21 Nov '10, 14:17
Faith. If you have but the faith of a mustard seed, you shall move mountains. You come to know it is there because God said it is there; because HE said that, even before you ask, HE shall have answered; because HE said, and has told us in every conceivable way, through every teacher one can name, that whatsoever we shall choose, choosing it in HIS Name, so shall it be.
So many people say that their prayers have gone unanswered. No prayer—and a prayer is nothing more than a fervent statement of what is so—goes unanswered. Every prayer—every thought, every statement, every feeling—is creative. To the degree that it is fervently held as truth, to that degree will it be made manifest in your experience.
When it is said that a prayer has not been answered, what has in actuality happened is that the most fervently held thought, word, or feeling has become operative. Yet what one must know—and here is the secret—is that always it is the thought behind the thought—what might be called the Sponsoring Thought—that is the controlling thought.
If, therefore, you beg and supplicate, there seems a much smaller chance that you will experience what you think you are choosing, because the Sponsoring Thought behind every supplication is that you do not have now what you wish. That Sponsoring Thought becomes your reality.
The only Sponsoring Thought which could override this thought is the thought held in faith that God will grant whatever is asked, without fail. Some people have such faith, but very few. The process of prayer becomes much easier when, rather than having to believe that God will always say yes to every request, one understands intuitively that the request itself is not necessary. Then the prayer is a prayer of thanksgiving. It is not a request at all, but a statement of gratitude for what is so.
Source - Conversations with God
take that burden and get rid of it! if you are not capable focus on something else! if you are not capable take a hammer and hit your finger you will see the focus change direction with that physical support! good luck (smile)
answered 17 Jun '11, 02:06
Emile Coue did not say "I am better right now." He said "Every day in every way, I am getting better and better."
The mind can deny "what is not", in other words an outright lie of "what is." But getting better and better the mind can not say "yeah right" because our our bodies are constantly healing, so getting better and better is a statement of fact and reinforces that you are healing even though you may not feel so as of yet, it is happening. Just as if you put marbles in a glass one by one you do not notice the weight being added but eventually you have a heavy full jar. This is how we heal little by little we may not notice but it is happening. Even when we have a cold as an example we know we are getting better but there is no gauge to judge it by, we just know we are until we realize we are healthy again.
Now I will use your pain example:
Instead of saying, "I feel great!" while I have a splitting headache to which my conscious and subconscious mind would say "Liar!!!" I say, "I am feeling more and more relief, this is going away more and more each moment."
I can use prayer as well, "Father God I know you are right now taking this pain away, you are bringing me more and more relief each moment, thank you, thank you, thank you In Jesus name I pray amen.
Instead of "It has been done", which the mind can deny, say "It is being done" which, the mind can't deny.
I think you may be asking how to imagine being healed, when you feel the opposite. Tony Robbins talks alot about this subject. You can go on youtube and look up Tony Robbins and see what you can get from that. I also thinks it a matter of time and understanding. Hj
answered 20 Nov '10, 23:57
To imagine ourselves in perfect health when physical symptoms seem to be telling us otherwise is probably one of the hardest things we can do and is one of our greatest tests of faith.
If we choose to believe that illness or disease does not reside in the mind of God or Source but is only manifested at the physical level by the human mind, then to move beyond it we have to realize that we are a reflection of that Divine mind where no illness exists.
If I were to look in the mirror and see a mark on my face, I wouldn't be able to remove that mark from my reflection without removing it first from the original. If we believe that we are mirror images or reflections of God and disease is not recognized by God, then it has to be merely an illusion on the physical plane which we give power to by believing that it's real.
To heal we have to adopt a belief that it's not real, contrary to appearances, and hold steadfast in our faith that All is well, trusting that this will become evident at a physical level. No easy task.
answered 21 Nov '10, 00:42
Very relevant point. I think that with just about every belief system,wheather it be Christianity,new thought,Abraham etc etc there is one theme which runs thru them all.
And thats the fact that before we see a manifestation we have to think/believe ( same thing really) that we HAVE something BEFORE it manifests.
Jesus preached this,esther does and in one way shape or form it exists thru just about every religion.
I believe this question is at the crux of the whole manifestaton matter.I have started reading a lot more of the Ester/Abraham material( although sceptically at first ). I like it because there are many practical pointers of HOW to achieve this faith/dominant thought.
It would see it requires change and some application.But its possible. And i think for me that a firm knowledge that God HAS already granted the desire/request helps me tremendously to visualise and realise its imminent arrival
answered 21 Nov '10, 11:26
I have chronic daily migraines.
That being said, I have learned some things along the way which have helped me get through this part of my life...
All the above-mentioned statements are true...BUT...
Migraines have this way of bringing a person to his or her knees, in all ways...It feels like you are being tortured by the Devil-like you have a stake shoved through your temple-that you cannot go on at all----->
There is God. He answers prayers. What He has done for me is to direct my life (once I absolutely turned it over to Him in the first place, of course) into a totally new path...one that is so exciting and new and all-absorbing that the migraines now are just a "backdrop" to my days...like a buzz in my head, a nuisance to be ignored...I am so busy, I simply have not time to lay in bed and suffer anymore. It is NOT easy, but it does work.
I would like to give White Tiger some credit here! God has given me the spiritual equivalent of a hammer to my finger- I have been so mis-directed from my head that I cannot and do not care one way or the other...Sounds crazy, but it is true!
Have I been healed? Yes and No. Mis-direction works for magicians, too, so why shouldn't it work for God??? LOL! I must say that I DO have a doctor who believes me, cares about me, does not dismiss me, and this, too, is a small miracle. Under his care, I have learned to relax into my pain, and start to live again. That is the real answer.
What will absorb you so completely that you won't notice your problem??? Figure this out, and you are half-way home. Jesus is grand; life with God is grand; and Love, too, is grand!
answered 17 Jun '11, 03:42
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