There’s a concept in the spiritual/new age beliefs that says that you create your own reality. That whatever is going on in your life – you have chosen or created it, perhaps not on a conscious level, but on a subconscious one.
I do believe this to be true, and I see a lot of people hating this concept, because they think that they are to blame, or at fault for their illness, their bad relationships, their circumstances, or their situation.
But the way I see it, is that if I am responsible for creating what I am currently experiencing, then I am capable of changing it. If I am not responsible, and it is the creation of some outside person, deity or force, then there is absolutely nothing I can do to change it.
I am powerless. I am at the mercy of the whims of the unknown.
So I prefer to see myself as being the creator of my reality. Because I find it empowering to be in control of my own situation. Because even if there is something I cannot change – I can change my perspective of it. I can change my experience of it.
When it comes to health, if there is a dis-ease or issue in my body, I do what I need to do to heal. I change my diet, I see a professional therapist, I change my thoughts, and I nurture and care for myself. I do not blame myself, berate myself, hate my body, fight it and punish it for failing me. Because even though I believe that I created the issue, it doesn’t mean that I consciously wanted that particular illness. It just means that my actions/thoughts/beliefs up to that point created it, so I need to change them in order to heal it.
When it comes to finances, instead of blaming the economy, my job, or taxes, I now look at where I am spending unnecessarily. I look at what I can save, where I can make more money, and learn how to manage it better. I change my beliefs and my thought patterns.
When it comes to relationships, I no longer blame the other person for what is not working. Instead, I go within, turn up the self-love dial, and make sure that I am in complete authenticity with myself and with them. I make changes in my own behaviour.
When we blame, we hurt. When we take responsibility, we heal.
Perspective is everything, and how you see things will be the way you experience them.
What do you think?
Thanks for your view of empowerment! I definitely agree and only feel this way because I’ve been working on these issues and finally accept my current situations. I enjoyed watching you on that Angel movie. I wrote your name down and forgot about it. I’ve been trying to decide the name of my Angel. When I woke this morning the note pad that I’d written your name wss sitting infront and in the middle of my kitchen sink. I don’t know how it got there unless I sleep walked which I’ve never done before. So just to let you know somehow through these events my Angels name is Michelle.
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Thank you for your comment Randy, apologies it got stuck in cyberspace! I do feel that full acceptance of where you are, and your part in getting there is quite liberating! The way I see it, anything is possible 🙂
I’m glad you enjoyed The Illumined Ones, and I love that your angel is called Michelle! I’m sure she will help you in your creative endeavours!
Wishing you the best for 2021 🙂