One reason to share your gifts

If you’ve felt scared of putting yourself out there, check this out.

I’ve written thousands of pages of material around spirituality, abundance and entrepreneurship over the years.

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Spirit tells me I have enough material on my computer’s hard drive right now for five lifetimes.

So why is it sitting on my hard drive, and not out there in the world?

I asked myself this question in meditation:

“I know that resisting putting out this material for people to see and read is absolutely your best idea right now, so …

“Why does it seem like such a good idea to continue sitting on this material?”

I heard:

  • “I don’t know what’s going to happen if I share it”
  • “I don’t want to know what could happen if I share it”

So, I said, yes. You’re right.

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No one knows what’s going to happen if we share it. We don’t know what’s going to happen five minutes from now, much less what’s going to happen if we share our writing with the world.

I also see you don’t want to know what could happen if we share it. That’s fine. Since there’s no way to know what could happen, why would you want to know? Why bother with idle speculation?

This resistance to sharing more of my writing reflects my relationship with uncertainty.

I flat-out hate uncertainty.

As I thought about how much I hate uncertainty, this thought came into my mind:

There is ONE thing that’s certain about sharing my writing with the world.

The odds are 99% that if I put it out there, at least one person will read it someday.

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And maybe, just maybe, it could help them in some way, like:

  • They could think, “Wow, I never thought of that. Maybe I can do what I feel called to do, too.”
  • Something I’ve written could make them feel less alone, because someone else knows how they feel
  • Something in it will inspire them to speak the first kind word they’ve said to their spouse (or their child, their employee, their dog) in a week
  • They could feel inspired to start offering their gifts to the world, too.
  • There are countless other possibilities, but these four are excellent reasons to start sharing more right now.

There is ONE thing that’s certain about continuing to resist sharing my writing with the world:

  1. NO ONE will get the help my work could give them

That thought made me burst into tears.

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The idea that I was withholding something that could help someone filled me with shame and despair.

So, I rushed to reassure that tearful part of me, “I know that was never your intention. You are kindness and goodness itself – you would never knowingly withhold help from anyone.

“That is NOT what you have done.

“What you have done is protect yourself from the uncertainty you hate.

“Yet it’s important for you to see that the effect of what you have done is that people you –and only you – could have helped have had to live without that help. Until now.

“I see you’re grieving over all the wasted years, the wasted opportunities to be of service, the wasted potential – and, yes, that’s sad.

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“Go ahead and feel that sadness and guilt and shame – knowing all that wasted time is over in the moment you realize the effect of your decision to share only a little bit of all you’ve written over the years.

“In that moment of realization, the pattern of sitting on the material, instead of sharing it, starts to dissolve.

“The tide is turning right now, energetically, and you will stop doing the old pattern because it begins to break up the moment you observe it – just as a particle changes when it is observed by quantum physicists. It is the same thing, because everything is energy.

“The particles of withholding love, help, awareness, insight and support are breaking up now and re-forming into willingness to share what you have to give in generous measure.

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“Well done!”

Thank you, Holy Spirit, for inspiring me to write this down and share it on this blog.

And thank you, dear soul, for reading it.

If you would like to share your thoughts in the comment box below, I’d love it!

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How to Feel Worthy of Abundance 3

If you believe you have to be perfect before you can have Abundance – this tip is for you!

 

If you’re of the millions of people who believe you have to be perfect before you can have love, money, or success – this tip is for you.

Maybe you’ve noticed the media spotlights people with vast wealth … huge success … marriage to their soul mate – and yet, these people are imperfect.

How can that be, if you’re supposed to be perfect before you can have Abundance?

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It sounds kind of unfair, doesn’t it? And yet, it’s perfectly fair, because each of us is given as much as we will accept – no more and no less.

Abundant people accept themselves as they are. Because they accept themselves, they feel just fine about accepting Abundance. They know their worthiness is a given, rather than a question.

Maybe today is a good day for you to recognize your worthiness is a given, too – it’s as much a part of you as your eyelashes.

How about we do this together?

Put one hand over your heart and one hand on your belly.

Close your eyes …

And take in a deep breath as you say, “I am One with Innocence …”

And let out a deep breath as you say, “And Innocence is One with Me.”

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Let’s do this twice more. Your unconscious mind needs to hear something three times to believe it.

Again, deep breath in … “I am One with Innocence …”

Deep breath out, “And Innocence is One with Me.”

Once more …

Deep breath in … “I am One with Innocence …”

Deep breath out, “And Innocence is One with Me.”

Good! Notice how you feel. Great job!

That’s it for today. I’ll be back soon with another great tip.

In the meantime, remember – you are LOVED!

Ready to clear self-doubt?

If you’re tired of your brain “protecting” you from reaching your goals, check this out.

Has self-doubt held you back from taking even one baby step toward the life you yearn to live?

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Whatever you are afraid will happen if you take that step – chances are, you can handle it.

How can you trust that?

Why can you trust yourself?

Well, look at all the stuff you’ve already handled in your life.

You’ve endured experiences that would have crushed countless others.

You’ve survived events you felt certain you would never live through – and yet, here you are – thank goodness!

You are a champion, my beautiful friend.

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And yet, self-doubt still plagues you.

Why?

Lots of reasons, including:

  • Childhood programming to see yourself as a victim or weakling
  • Systematic undermining by loved ones (who may, or may not, realize what they are doing)
  • Your own brain’s negativity bias – it’s wired to doubt the positive and trust the negative

Wow. How do you make self-doubt stop?

It’s hard to undo so many levels of programming – nature, nurture, culture, DNA – all by yourself.

The first step

Become aware you’ve been trained to doubt yourself.

The second step

Be willing to step away from the madness that urges you to doubt your worth, your intelligence, and your capabilities.

The third step

You can do it

 

Join us on Tuesday Oct. 10 for the free new online Abundance Healing Circle “Self-Confidence Here and Now.”

In this 30-minute guided meditation, you will experience:

  • Healing of the wounded inner child keeping you scared and stuck
  • Clearing of the blocks to self-confidence your ego-mind created in a misguided attempt to keep you safe
  • New understanding of the experiences that made you lose faith in yourself – so you can forgive yourself and move forward with confidence and joy

If this sounds good to you, click on this link to register for Tuesday’s free online healing circle.

If you can’t make the live call on Tuesday October 10, go ahead and register anyway so you can get a link to the limited-time replay.

To get the most out of “Self-Confidence Here and Now,” please take a moment to answer the questions on the registration form. Not a requirement – just a suggestion to enrich your experience.

Thank you for taking the time to read this, my dear. May Abundance of every kind find its way to you.

 

What’s holding you back?

Self-doubt keeps you scared, small and stuck

Have you been feeling stuck lately? 

As if you want to do something to move toward a goal you really, really want – if only you knew what to do, and could be sure it would turn out okay?

Feeling stuck?

It’s hard to take action when a fearful inner voice insists on getting an ironclad guarantee that, if you take action, it will work.

There’s just one problem

Nothing in life is guaranteed. It’s frustrating, but there it is.

So, how can you – indeed, why should you – take action when you can never be sure how it will turn out?

How can you take inspired action?

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One baby step at a time.

Why should you take inspired action?

Because of who you become as you dare to walk toward the greater life calling out to you.

It can be hard to take action, inspired or not, without self-confidence. In fact, it’s pretty near impossible.

If self-doubt has kept you stuck in fear, indecision, or procrastination …

Help is here

Join us for the free new Abundance Healing Circle “Self-Confidence Here and Now.”

In this 30-minute guided meditation, you will experience:

  • Healing of the wounded inner child keeping you scared, small and stuck
  • Clearing of the blocks to self-confidence your ego-mind created in a misguided attempt to keep you safe
  • New understanding of the experiences that made you lose faith in yourself – so you can forgive yourself and move forward with confidence and joy

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If this sounds good to you, click on this link to register for this free online healing circle, set for 5 p.m. Pacific Time on Tuesday October 10th.

If you can’t make the live call, go ahead and register anyway, so you can get a link to the limited-time replay.

To get the most out of “Self-Confidence Here and Now,” please take a moment to answer the questions on the registration form. Not a requirement – just a suggestion to enrich your experience.

You can do it
Believe in yourself

If you have already registered for this free call – thank you! How about sharing the magic by sharing this invitation to your friends?

Thank you for taking the time to read this, my dear friend. May Abundance of every kind find its way to you.

 

 

What would you do if you knew you could not fail? Please share your thoughts in the comment box below. Thank you!

How to Feel Worthy of Abundance 2

If you feel too damaged to have Abundance, this tip is for you.

Here’s another great tip on opening to receive the Abundance you’re been trying so hard to attract.

If you’re of the millions of people who feel too damaged to have the good things in life, this tip is for you.

Maybe you’re hurting because you’ve been abandoned, attacked, disappointed, injured or sick.

I get it. I’ve been hurt, too, to the point where I lost hope.

In fact, I ran from hope. It felt like torture, because my fear of disappointment was so great.

Hiding by-caleb-woods-182648 (1)The thing is, pain – physical, mental, or emotional – pain makes children of us all … and our sense of ourselves, of our lives, and of what is possible for us shrinks down, too.

If you’re like most people who are hurting, you close off to your greater yet-to-be because you want to curl up in the seeming safety of a small life.

Maybe today is a good day to remember you are bigger than your brokenness …

How about we do this right now?

Put one hand over your heart and one hand on your belly.

Close your eyes …

And take in a deep breath as you say, “I am One with Wholeness…”

And let out a deep breath as you say, “And Wholeness is One with Me.”

3 Heart by-mayur-gala-487Let’s do this twice more. Your unconscious mind needs to hear something three times to believe it.

Again, deep breath in … “I am One with Wholeness…”

Deep breath out, “And Wholeness is One with Me.”

Once more …

Deep breath in … “I am One with Wholeness…”

Deep breath out, “And Wholeness is One with Me.”

Good! Notice how you feel. Great job!

That’s it for today, I’ll be back soon with another great tip. In the meantime, remember – you are LOVED!

Please share your comments with me. I’d love to know what you think!

Do You Sabotage Your Abundance Without Knowing It?

Sneaky subconscious beliefs can keep you struggling

Click here to listen to this Abundance Activation

Feeling unworthy is like putting a huge obstacle into the God force, into the life force which is everywhere. – Wayne Dyer

Here’s the thing:

Even if you think you’re worthy of Abundance …

Even if you believe, with every fiber of your being, that you deserve lasting love and permanent prosperity …

Only when you FEEL worthy of the good things in life will you match the energetic frequency in which Abundance dwells and thereby draw more blessings into your life.

Why is that? 

  • Thoughts make up about 5% of your consciousness
  • Emotional energy makes up the other 95%

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There is a huge gap between thinking you deserve good things and feeling you deserve good things.

That gap makes the difference as to whether you experience poverty or prosperity; loneliness or love; frustration or fulfillment.

Are you stuck in that gap? 

Here are four signs of hidden unworthiness blocking your Abundance:

  1. You brush off compliments with “It was nothing” or “You’re only saying that because you’re my sister” (or mother, brother, husband, or best friend)
  2. You refuse a friendly offer to hold the door open when your hands are full
  3. You say “Yes” to unreasonable demands because even the idea of saying “No” scares you
  4. You pretend something is okay when it is So. Not. Okay.

Do any of these situations seem familiar to you? Each one indicates an underlying sense of unworthiness.

As Wayne Dyer notes, feeling unworthy is like putting a huge obstacle into the God force.

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Would you like your Higher Power to release your unconscious obstacles to Abundance now …

In ways that feel safe and comfortable to you …

And replace them with Abundance-attracting thoughts, feelings and beliefs that feel completely authentic and natural to you?

If so, say “Yes” out loud or in your heart … and imagine crystalline white light streaming across your third, fourth, fifth and sixth dimensional bodies … leaving behind shimmering pink-gold light.

Very good!

By doing this process, you’re bringing more Abundance to yourself – and everyone else, as well, because we are all One. Bless you!

Now, notice how you feel. Notice what’s different about your life in the coming week – and celebrate it!

If you liked this process, you can experience dozens of similar healings in our upcoming Abundance Healing Circle – “Self-Worth Here and Now

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We meet live online Tuesday Sept. 12 at 5 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time – and you will receive an MP3 download of the circle, in case you can’t attend in person.

Thank you for the opportunity to be of service to you today. You grace me.

Much love and many blessings to you!

Would you like more quick, loving healings like this? Get more info here.

Looking back, can you see any occasions when you turned away from love, success, fame, fortune, or perfect health because it felt like too much, or you didn’t feel ready?

Me, too.

If you like, please share in the comment box below. Thank you!

The #1 Belief Blocking Your Abundance

How worthy do you feel?

Click here to listen to this Abundance Activation.

“If God had wanted me otherwise, he would have created me otherwise” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Do you know the #1 belief that blocks your abundance … wrecks your happiness … and sabotages your success?

The weird thing is that this belief sounds sort of spiritual – like something only decent, moral people would believe.

In fact, it’s a sneaky ego-mind trick to repel the blessings you’ve been yearning for, because if you felt fulfilled the ego-mind would lose its ability to dominate you through anger, fear, or shame.

The #1 abundance-busting belief:

“I don’t deserve it.”

Variations on this theme include:

  • “I’m not worthy”
  • “I haven’t earned it yet”
  • “I’m not smart enough, good enough, or ready enough to accept the blessings I’ve been calling for”

Many spiritually oriented people look upon feelings of unworthiness as proof of higher consciousness that has evolved beyond egotism and arrogance.

Many religious people believe feeling ashamed of yourself keeps you on the path of virtue and therefore makes you a better person.

Consider this

Judging yourself as unworthy implies your Higher Power made a mistake – that you should be different from the way you are.

It suggests a Divinity with any decent standards would reject you, and so you should reject yourself.

Yet, as Goethe reminds us, if God wanted you otherwise, you would have been created otherwise.

You are already worthy. Period.

You are as God made you, my dear. Only the ego-mind would insist you should be better than that.

Feeling worthy reflects your appreciation for the gifts your Higher Power has given you, like a loving heart, keen intelligence, or a healthy body.

High self-worth is a form of Gratitude – one of the most powerful Abundance-attracters in the Universe.

We can start polishing up your self-worth right now, if you wish.

Would you like your Higher Power to:

  • Show you what really makes you worthy, in relation to what you imagined makes your worthy
  • Help any self-hating ancestors in your DNA to make peace with themselves, so they can support you in making peace with your Self
  • Heal the wounds of heart, mind and soul that made you feel unworthy of the blessings you desire
  • Reveal everything you were meant to learn from feeling undeserving, and making it that you have learned it now, from the highest truth
  • How to know you are still you, even though you clearly perceive your worth and value now

Golden Light_dev-benjamin-222588If so, say “Yes” out loud or in your heart … and imagine golden light streaming down upon you.

Now, notice how you feel. Notice what’s different about your life in the coming week – and celebrate it!

If you would like to experience more healings like these, check out the new Abundance Healing Circle here.

 

Thank you so much for the opportunity to be of service to you today.

Much love and many blessings to you!

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How worthy of Abundance do you feel, and why? Please share in the comment box below.