IT ISN’T HERE YET

When I think of the Ages and Stages of human growth, I am always amazed over the concept of “time.” It seems like when you are a kid, time goes slowly, especially for things like Christmas, other holidays, or becoming a grown up. Once you get to those older stages, it seems like there is never enough time. So, time is not usually our friend or something we are satisfied with no matter what stage of development we are in or what Season of our Life we are experiencing.

Of course, we know that Life is a Journey and the older one gets, chronologically speaking, the more the process of growth is associated with time. For example, we are waiting for marriage or waiting for a child or waiting for a new job. The list of waiting time is endless. The more impatient we are with the process, the more urgent or rushed we often feel OR, the more we feel like giving up because we feel “it is never going to happen.”

We humans are so used to the false perception that they are in “control” of things that rushing to make something happen or taking matters in their own hands to force it to happen is often the way our brain operates. The default setting is “control,” and GO. It is very humbling to find times and seasons in our life when we wake up to the fact that we have very little control and certainly not over TIMING.

We all have our dreams and visions. When they do not happen, we often give up right before something was actually going to happen. Going into defeat and giving up the dream is a great mistake because the dream can still happen, just “isn’t here yet.” The idea of it “isn’t here yet” reminds me of kids riding in the car asking, “Are we there yet?” They have no concept of time so an hour drive can seem endless. That is how we are when we have waited and waited and worked hard to make something happen, but it isn’t here yet.

Never give up your vision or your dreams. The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty and reality of their dreams is a famous quote by Eleanor Roosevelt. It is truth. Mostly, what hasn’t happened yet is because of readiness. You have to be developed in order to step into something big. While failure is part of the process of realizing most dreams, continued failures will happen and defeat us if we are not fully developed to handle the dream. It would be like letting a your person drive the car before they were developed enough to know how to drive or handle all that is necessary to manage driving an automobile.

They key to waiting is to understand that the Journey is developing and preparing you for what is ahead. It is also important to learn to shift attitude and keep hoping (high hopes) and embrace the growth you are experiencing while waiting. It is very possible to thrive during these times and not just feel like you are barely surviving. It is all about your attitude toward the process. Remember, keep an attitude of faith, gratitude and keep asking for it to manifest. Then, let God do the Rest:)

Train your brain to update and stay present with what you desire to believe and receive.

See you back in a couple days,

Susan

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DANCING WITH THE STARS OR “BEING SUPER” AS A HUMAN BEING

Many humans never realize their full potential because they continue to dance with the ghosts of the past. What exactly does that mean? Well, to me, it means that most people hang onto old memories (both positive and negative) and carry them around in the same way they were originally stored. They dance with the memories as good or bad in their way of thinking about them.

Memories stored in their original format with no updating do have a way of getting more negative or more positive over the years if they are not updated. For example, a woman may romanticize an old boyfriend as he was in high school or college and wish she had married him. She may dance around in her mind and fantasize that she “should have” married him instead of her real husband who has grown old and fat. In reality, if she were to meet the old boyfriend in the present, he would have changed a lot as well. In addition, even if that old boyfriend has aged well and looks good in the present, this woman does not know what it would have been like to live with him day in and day out.

This is how the brain can trick us and get us into being a person who is confused and not up to date on a lot of things. IN order to be the best human possible and realize your full potential, it is essential to dance with the Eyes of A Higher Power in the Spirit Realm, WHO is called God. God will not lie and will lead you into Higher Truths than you can know on your own. When you seek to follow a higher power in the form of Spirit that loves perfectly, you focus on yourself and the relationship with that Kind of Power. I see this as dancing with a Star, the Star that created you and knows all about you, and BTW, loves you anyway: Past, Present, and Future.

Once you see who you are to God, you can begin to see yourself and all others in new light. You see the flaws of all of us as humans. No one person is going to love you well. There will always be betrayals, lies told, and other problems associated with human conditions. People are going to let you down and you need to feel love no matter what happens. If this love is coming from another human alone, you will be in peril. By peril, I mean, it is dangerous to depend solely on humans (even if it is solely on yourself-you are a human, and you will let yourself down).

Becoming super as a human requires being in a relationship with a Super Power. This comes from learning more about God, as you understand Him and His Power. God is all-powerful, all knowing, and all present at all times. That is the beauty of finding out about yourself as seen through the eyes of God. It doesn’t change because God loves the same yesterday, today and forever.

Spend some time dancing with that image and that thought and let the Super Spirit speak to you about who you really are…..

See you back in a couple days,

Susan

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STAYING PRESENT, MINDFUL AND AWARE OF THE CURRENT SITUATION

This is the busy season and most of us are running around trying to “fit it all in”. There seems to be a rush to the air that calls us to want more peace and time to slow down and enjoy the present.

How do we do that? Better yet, is that just a fantasy?

The more we pack into our day and the more we are pressured to get things done, the more challenging it seems to stay present in enjoying the moment. It actually is possible to do that, but difficult without setting an intention to make it happen. At first, you may actually have to force that awareness with inner self-talk, such as, “Stay Present.” Commands to your inner self can retrain those old brain paths that want to rush you away to the next thought or the next thing.

Remember, you do have control of your brain, even though it feels like it is telling you otherwise. When you allow thoughts to race or you allow yourself to do mind wandering while another person is talking to you, you are actually telling your brain it is okay not to stay present with now. You might be thinking that you have to do that when someone is boring and just going on and on. NO, actually, you are allowing that person to bore you while you stand there pretending to listen. Why are you doing that? Is your pretend game telling you if would be rude not to listen? YOU see what I mean? You aren’t listening anyway:)

Staying present has so many advantages. To begin with, you will let your brain know things are changing and your voice is in charge, not the other guilters or old false inner dialoguers. Keeping that inner dialogue going just keeps you blind to what is going on. The more you check out on the present, the more you check out on life. You cannot turn life off and on. The brain will get confused and you will feel foggy much of the time. You want alert, awake and aware to be the signal you give to your mind. Remember, you are in charge.

It takes a few weeks to get the hang of change and staying mindful of the now. It is just an old habit you are changing, but you will begin to notice that you are observing things differently and even seeing things you did not previously see. You might even hear some things that are pretty interesting. At the very least, you will be present with what you like and what you don’t and not get tangled up in past present and future because of mind wandering or racing thoughts. You will also benefit at night when you want to rest. You mind will not be all worked up from having been racing around all day.

A final benefit is to be less reactive. Hearing things in a fuzzy mind causes us to hear them from a skewed perspective and misinterpret them. This can trigger or set off something that bothers us that has nothing to do with the current situation. It is just reminding us of another time we hear a comment that felt the same way. The only way to be sure of what is really being said is to be present enough to ask for clarification.

When you do that, you are beginning to stay with the NOW!

See you back in a couple days,

Susan

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COUNTER INTUITIVE GIVING AND RECEIVING

Last blog I wrote about all the stresses and fears that float around during this season. BTW, they are always there, just more noticeable around the Season of Peace, Love, and Joy. People want to feel good, but are stressed with all the pressures to feel those things.

I want to remind you of the Law of Reaping and Sowing. We get back what we sow into, so if you sow into distress, you will reap more of that or any other negative energy. As a matter of fact, negative is easier to attract than positive because it is the way humans are usually focused…admire what is awful and horrible.

I wrote about focusing on blessings and counting your own over dwelling on counting your pain and suffering. It is certainly important and even, necessary to feel our pain, but not to dwell on the pain and suffering without remembering how good often comes from those places. Once you remember the law of sowing and reaping, you can count blessings and count on more to come your way.is

It is often counter intuitive to think about how blessed you are in the midst of pain and suffering or about giving anything when you are in suffering. However, it is the exact thing that works for a couple of reasons. First, of course, as I mentioned, you will reap positive if you sow positive. That is true in thinking, feeling, giving, and in receiving. It is all connected.

The second reason to feel the positive spirit and desire to give is that it is the opposite of what you might “typically” do. It is important to break up old habits and patterns of thinking if you want to attract a new way of living. Staying stuck in rut or stinkin’ thinkin’ is distorted and distorts truth more. Thinking like a victim brings in more evidence to prove that you are a victim. Thinking that you are victorious and on a new path takes you there.

Our brains have old narratives that we have made up and believe. Much of our story was written a long time ago and needs updating. When you refresh your story, the screen of your mind can make a new movie about your life. The new screen brings in a new story and a desire to give. Out of the desire to bless will bring back more to you. Once you begin to walk in your own new story (catching up to date with the fact that this is NOW your life), you are past life dims and the present one gets brighter.

Expecting to receive more of love, abundance and favor comes from a heart of giving, not from one of fear or lack. When you withhold any form of prosperity, you are cursing yourself and you will be unable to receive anything but more lack and limit. God will not be doing the holding back. You are doing it to yourself through the false beliefs from the narratives you wrote or were told by others long ago.

Train your brain to update and stay present with what you desire to believe and receive.

See you back in a couple days,

Susan

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“TIS THE SEASON TO BE FEARFUL AND STRESSED?

My last blog was all about blessings and how to keep them flowing in abundance. One of the main things is to keep an attitude of gratitude and stuff yourself full of that thinking.

As December begins, I am noticing how stress and fear and anxiety are developing and enveloping people on all sides. All my clients are sharing concerns about finances, as that is where people usually experience the greatest pull to fear, but also around relationships and family issues that concern holiday times.

So, what is one to do during a season that promotes peace and joy? Very good question. Back to the attitude and keeping  it stuffed full of the positive. That is the first place to begin. Focus on grateful and counting blessings first. Find them. They are all around you and even if your life is a “disaster,” remember there is always something to be thankful for…. I do not mean to find someone else in worse shape than you are….that is just doing a comparative. I mean finding a heartfelt blessing that you can focus on in your life and feeling that blessing. Do this everyday as often as you can.

Next to the blessing, ask yourself what you are really stressed about. Typically, it is around some “lack” and not having things, as you would “wish” them to be or fear of what you don’t know (fear of the unknown) and you are making up worst-case scenarios around those fears. Neither of those ways of being is going to help stressful feelings. The best way is to change the channel and remind yourself of not only your current blessings, but remember the ones from the past. Remind yourself that you have already survived fearful situations and gotten through.

Then, make a movie on this new channel that makes things go differently. Turn the thing over to your Higher Power and begin dreaming of how you would like this stress to work out for good. Make that movie play over and over in your mind, make it in color, 3D, and keep it rolling out to even greater imaginings. As you do this, you will feel energy beginning to flow from within and maybe, even a little creativity that you hadn’t thought of before.

Close the movie with a joyful ending and victory. Feel the peace within you and let yourself know that you are directing your thoughts to follow your heart and be at rest. A stressed mind and body cannot think straight and just keeps spinning when stuck in the negative. Get centered, stay calm and feel the peace and joy. This is the season you want to bring in and stay in the rest of your life.

Experience the opportunity to help write a new narrative that is positive based.

See you back in a couple days,

Susan

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