Thought for today:
Many people think their dreams and hopes are impractical, or not worthy of their mental time. Throughout the day, all kinds of thoughts, some audacious, come and go quickly without much action or notice, because by habit we tend to dismiss anything that is unusual for us. But what if we toyed with these ideas occasionally instead?
If we allow ourselves to explore our vision for the future, cutting out images from magazines of things we’d like to have, or writing our affirmations, we are honoring our Higher Power’s inspiration. Freeing our imaginations, we let our Higher Power work through us.
We look at these images and affirmations from time to time (they may seem silly, but that’s ok) to let our hearts and minds cooperate with the universe to make our visions become reality. In startling ways, our dream arrives, and when it does, we need to give thanks.
A personal share:
“My vision boards started with material things – a new phone, clothes, a vacation. All of these started to come true as I set them in my heart and mind, and my visions grew larger with each success – a car, getting through a difficult course, finishing a tough project at work.
“After a while, my visions were about feelings – being a channel of more love, more kindness, more truth; finding ways to find spiritual fulfillment like starting a yoga class, losing weight, being content, being myself, and having a minimalist approach to my life.
“My visions helped me build a life of abundance from the ground up, starting with the material, and leading to ongoing enlightenment.”
When the universe listens to our visions…
When the universe takes notice of our vision, and our world changes, and it is only natural to say “thank you”, because it’s not simply about the material blessing. It’s about honoring the inspiration that gave us the vision. Visions come to us, but we grow into them.
Do I respect my visions as divinely inspired, and worth honoring?
Meditation for today:
We humans have always evolved along spiritual lines, and as we grow, we find new opportunities for abundant living where we never thought they could exist.
Affirmation for today:
“Today my vision will inspire me, and I be unafraid.”
Ever feel like everyone else in the world must have been given “The Rule Book” except you when it came to your work-life and increasing your income? The following books by Jerrold Mundis help under-earners overcome blocks to true fulfillment in career and life:
Earn What You Deserve: How to Stop Underearning & Start Thriving by Jerrold Mundis.
Making Peace with Money by Jerrold Mundis.
How to Have More Money by Jerrold Mundis.
About a new Twelve Step fellowship specifically for Underearners, called FinancialUA:
Financial Underearners Anonymous is a new fellowship we heard just started in Baltimore, MD USA. We learned about them during a workshop at the DANYC.org ShareADay event in NYC earlier this month. We wish them great fellowship!
Mint is a free application written by Intuit (the makers of Quicken). You can register using this link: http://Mint.com. You can also download the app on the Apple app store, or using the Amazon app store here: Mint.com Personal Finance.
How to Use Mint.com (this is a Kindle book)
Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up (a guide to finding joy in our surroundings)
Help from PlentyTML.com:
See our Fourth Step Template which helps us to take a fearless moral inventory.
Some members, with the help of their Pressure Relief Group, take a moratorium from debt payments in order to get their spending under control. See this Debt Moratorium sample letter to creditors for one example.
If you read this far, just one more thing…
Did you notice the picture on this post? It was a vision board 2 years ago, with goals for this blog. A lot has come true since then, and there is room for growth. Look for the “State of the blog” message coming soon, for our future goals. Stay tuned!
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