The world without (the outside) is an exact hard copy of the world within (the inside), or the soft copy. Beliefs are core programmesthat run in the mega computer known as The Mind. The magnitude of the power of a single thought is a drop, compared to the power of a million similar thoughts which become as commanding as the ocean. When many similar thoughts come together, they bond and form what is known as a belief. This belief is then anchored securely into the subconscious mind and becomes responsible for the reality you then experience. Thoughts become beliefs, beliefs then drive your behavior, behaviors turn into habits, and the summary of your habits dictate your destiny.
4. Why is God doing this to me!
Mini Solution: “Change the way you look at things, and the things you look at change.” – Wayne Dyer. If you begin to look at your beliefs with a new and fresh perceptive, you may be surprised at what realizations follow!
I can guarantee you of one thing. That one thing is that all the pain you feel has its root in wanting something. Pain can only be experienced in the presence of a want. If you cease wanting then pain goes away.
It does not matter which area in your life you are working on or what the desire is. As long as you want something, then the absence of the thing over a period of time brings pain. Whether you are sick and want to be well, whether you are lonely and want a relationship, whether you are broke and want money, it does not matter.
Your happiness seems to be dependent on something that you need to have. Happiness is not a collection of things. The more you have does not necessarily mean you will be more happy. The richest man in the world is not the one who has everything, but the one who wants nothing.
In wanting nothing, pain disappears and is replaced by peace. You are at ease with what is. You accept what is and nothing is needed to change your internal state.
This does not mean you should not desire and dream and wish for things. It simply means the things you wish to own, do not own you. Having the item is an option not a necessity.
Are you in pain? Perhaps it’s time to let go of wanting and step in peace. Get to this space and you no longer have to want, because everything you need will be simply given to you.
One of my greatest mentors died on Monday. He was Robin Williams. He, like me, was an artist. But he was a great artist. Brilliant at his craft, a master of masters. A legend.
He committed suicide. He had many demons which he fought – depression and drug addiction. These are some of the darkest demons a human being can face.
In the end he lost. But his death has created much awareness, especially around depression, which I am certain has saved many lives already.
I want to share with you a principle about human beings.
Pay careful attention to what people give and share with the world, as the thing they give is what they most need themselves.
Robin gave the world laughter. He needed that more than anyone.
Look at what people in your life are sharing. It will tell you alot about who they are, and about the demons they face. By paying attention, you can give to them what they may not be able to give theselves. This does not mean they are weak, it means all human beings need support.
Inspirational and motivational speakers struggle with negative thinking and a challenging life. They teach what they teach to rise above the adversity. What they teach is what they need the most.
People who are laughing all the time generally are the ones crying when no one is looking. Laughter is their survival mechanism.
People who are too quiet, have alot to say. If you go into their head, you will think you are at a party with a thousand people. Perhaps you should make time to listen to them.
People who are loud, just want to be seen, as when they grew up no one gave them the attention and love they needed. So they created this persona to finally be seen.
People who are angry aren’t really angry. They are just dissapointed with their experience of life so far. I know without conviction that no matter what is making you angry right now, if I put a million rand into your hand, you would be at at least 90% less angry. I am not saying money solves anger issues, I am saying the source of our problem is rarely the cause of our problem.
People who are hard are generally like unsettled jelly on the inside.
People who are soft are generally hard as rock on the inside.
People are give too much, cannot receive well.
People who take too much, rarely have anything to give.
The key is finding the balance.
Not too hot, not too cold, just right.
Do you really think the 3 bears story was about an annoying naughty girl who broke into a house, vandalising everything?
NO! It really was teaching you about balance.
Bless you my friends.
Words have power. Words have meaning. Words have energy. Growing up, mum always taught us to say please and thank you.
‘Thank you’ are magic words. Rhonda Bryne even titled her sequel to the book The Secret, ‘The Magic’ ; which is a book about gratitude. What exactly happens when you say thank you? Earlier today I wanted to say thank you to someone for some support and help they were giving me. They were busy and so I just sat with the thought until I had the opportunity to verbalise this. As you know, if you keep a thought in your mind for more than a 7 seconds it activates a feeling which leads to an emotion. I suddenly became conscious of every sensation in my body. This is what I noticed happens when you say ‘Thank you’ :
1. You open your heart centre and you feel connected to God and everyone with whom you come into contact with.
2. This feeling of gratitude unlocks the love in your heart.
3. You are humbled and know that you are not meant to go through life alone. Everyone needs support, no matter how powerful they think they are.
4. You become aware of a thousand other blessings in your life. Suddenly your life seems amazing. Cos it is! When you are grateful for what you have, you will have more to be grateful for.
5. Serotonin is released from your brain and your body goes into healing mode. Not only that, but you also have a feeling of happiness flood your every cell.
6. You now have strong desires to want to pay it forward so to speak. You want to also do things for other people. Like a plague, you want everyone to get the ‘thank you’ bug.
7. You get out of your head and into your heart. You are ruled by love and not by ego. (EGO is Edging God Out) Every decision you make is aligned with Source. 8. The ‘miracle switch’ located in a still unknown location in your body is flipped on. Stand by for miracles…
9. You feel like dancing and cannot stop smiling.
10. You feel present and are only in the now. Nothing else matters.
There you have it. The next time you say ‘thank you’ consider all that ia happening when you do. Of course you have to sincerely mean it. It cannot be mechanical.
I love you… And thank you!
So I had the thought of “if I should die today” what would I like to be remembered for? As there is a health challenge and this was a very real thought I had.
Anyway, I came up with a few things. It may not be that inspirational, but I believe we should all aspire to this. This is all very personal.
If I should die today…
I don’t wanna be remembered for what I did, but rather what I dared to do
I don’t want to be remembered for who I loved, but rather that I was never afraid to fall in love
I don’t want to be remembered for the dreams I realised, but rather for having the courage to dream
I don’t want to be remembered for the money I had, but rather for how much I gave away
I don’t want to be remembered for the times I succeeded, but rather remembered for the times I failed and never gave up
I don’t want to be remembered for how far I traveled, but rather for how I began that journey
I don’t want to be remembered for how difficult it all was but rather for the truth that I followed my heart
I don’t want to be remembered for what I stood for, but rather that I stood for something
I don’t want to be remembered for how many times I was rejected or hurt, but rather for the times I dared to say, I love you
I don’t want to be remembered for the times I was said yes too, but rather the times I was told no, and made it happen.
I don’t want to be remembered for the books I wrote, but rather for the hearts I touched.
I don’t want to be remembered for being a human being, but for being a legend.
Good morning! So yesterday I decided to be a Superhero – No I did not run outside in my red underwear again. You know you take off your pants once in public, and suddenly ladies queue up for you…what is this world coming too. I had actually decided to change a light bulb in the flat. Of course the super hero bit comes in as I tried to do it in the dark – well yeah, hence the need to change the bulb at that hour – EPIC FAIL. I somehow managed to cut my thumb so bad and deep that it bled profusely! I thought I needed stitch’s and I found myself saying “OH GOD!” That thought made me think of Jesus – and then I remembered him saying “Food is thy medicine, medicine is thy food” So I raced to the kitchen, and grabbed by turmeric (or Hurdhee as some of you may know it) and put some on the wound. I pressed down on it and held it for about 5 minutes. After 5 minutes, I removed the pressure and noticed the bleeding had almost stopped. I looked at my thumb and I become very conscious of what was happening.
I did what very few people would do, I went into meditation on my thumb. I began to see how much my body loved me. At that moment in time, my body was healing itself. I could feel my white blood cells hard at a work. Doing all it can to “save” me, by repairing my thumb so I do not bleed to death (Okay, I sound like a drama queen here, but stick with me, there is a lesson in this, I promise). I continued to think – How beautiful and wonderful this body is to be able to heal me. It cares for me so much for 24 hours a day, it serves me. It looks after me. It loves me. No matter what I put into it, (the junk, Mcdonalds, Fat, Wheat, Sugar, occasional Aftershock and Amarula) it detox’s itself and keeps going. Even when I am too stressed or am sick – it fights of virus’s and bacteria. Even if I cut myself, it heals me. I realised at that point that my body loves me unconditionally. No matter what I did to it, it loved and and served me. I thought, “Is my body God?”
I further realised that my body needs to be honored. It needs to be respected and treated the way it respects and treats me. It is my duty to give it the proper nutrition it needs. Good nutrition, Wholesome nutrition, Spiritual Nutrition. If I take care of my body, my body will take care of me EVEN BETTER. \
So what can you do to honor yourself?
1. Breathe. Deep, slow breaths to your abdomen. It is been said that you can survive thousands of years just by breathing. The air itself contains all the minerals and vitamins the body needs.
2. Exercise. At least 3 times a week, take a run or visit your gym
3. Follow a vegetarian or vegan diet.
4. Eliminate eggs, flour, sugar and oils from your diet.
5. Substitute VEGETABLE OIL for Olive Oil or use GHEE (Pure Butter)
6. DO NOT USE MARGARINE ***IT IS PLASTIC***
7. If you eat chocolate, SHARE. But go for the darker type.
8. De-stress. No that does not mean drinking alcohol on the weekend. It means take a break! You deserve it.
9. Let go. (I have covered this)
10. Drink water. (not water with vodka) JUST WATER- 2 litres a day.
Here are some affirmations that you could use as well
I honor my body by giving it all it needs to be health
Wellness and Well being is my birthright
Every cell in my body is vibrating with health and vitality
I am Energised when I am Exercised My body is my Temple and God lives within it
In the words of Spock: Live Long and Prosper!
Good morning Spiritual Beings who are having a physical experience!
This morning I have a declaration for you to sign. Please only read if you wish to take this oath.
Declaration of Self Empowerment:
I___________solemnly swear, that from this moment on, I shall always be there for myself. I shall respect & honor myself at all times.
When it appears that there is no one there for me, I will bethere by my side, for I know the Laws of the Universe state that I can ONLY be rejected and abandoned when I do it to myself first.
I promise to never let anyone force their values, beliefs & opinions onto me and I promise to never expect anything from others, for expectation only results in disappointment. I will allow what is, to be, and what is to be, is perfect and in divine order and is for my highest good, and serves one and all.
From this moment on, I live for me, I make myself the most important person in the Universe. I do not care what people say, but the sun Does go around me. This is not to say that I have an EGO, but to know how important and loved I am by the Universe.
I promise to love and serve myself first before I love and serve my family, friends and God. For it is in loving and serving myself, that I automatically love my and serve my family friends and God. Charity starts at home, and home is where the heart is. Heart is where God lives, family and friends live. So I START WITH ME.
From this moment. I declare to the universe that I am a mighty and powerful being! I am capable of doing great things. Things that I cannot even imagine. Nothing is impossible to me and every one of my heart’s desires will manifest.
Here is to the new well. No, here is to the real me! The most magnificent and significant person in the Universe.
Good morning my friends,
Its been a while since my last inspirational message. I been enjoying CT n plan on not returning to DBN. But that’s another story for another time…
As u well know, your life begins at the moment of conception. The truth is u were made from love. Your parents made love or at d very least LOVED the experience!
So if u were made from love, by love – then u must be love! Not only are u love, but you are loved. Unconditionally. How often do we forget this? Do you know that your birthday is not once a year but everyday?
Birth-day is Be-earth-day – Be-here-on-earth-day. The moment u open your eyes every morning, you are conceived. As you become conscious of the very first breath u take, life n energy fills your being, n so does inspiration n enthusiasm – these 2 words both greek derived mean GOD WITHIN. Another day to share, love, serve, laugh. WOW! I hope u are as excited as I am!
I’m alive today! I’m ALIVE! Tears fill my eyes writing this. My hearts filled with love n gratitude. I get to say I love u to u today. I get to hug my friends. I get to see the sky the mountain, the clouds, the ocean, the sun rise n set!
The universe thought u were a great idea! Go ahead n allow urself to be great!
Have a splendid day!
I love u
The words “what if” have been used a lot from a negative or fear based perspective. For example: “what if this goes wrong? Or what if I fail? Or what if it does not work out?” I have had many people tell me to remove these 2 words from my vocabulary and at that time, I had thought that this was GREAT advice! However, some days later, I was contemplating this advice that I was given. I am not someone who just takes advice. I always listen first. If it sounds good, I implement it, but I also think about it much more. If I had listened to everybody’s advice of the last 29 years, I would be really confused by now! No matter what you hear or read for that matter – keep an open mind and decide for yourself. That way, 2 things happen – 1. You make decisions by yourself and 2. You take responsibility for your life & therefore cannot be a victim of someone else’s bad advice if something happens to go wrong down the line.
So upon contemplation, it dawned on that words are just words – which we give meaning to. So I thought what if the words “what if” were given positive power and I used it as a tool to create success in my life!? Could it be possible to use these words to open my life to infinite possibilities?
The answer to that question is a 100% YES I CAN. So what I started to do was, every time I heard other people or even myself say “what if” in a negative context, I would counter act it with a positive phrase. For example if someone said to me:
What if it is not possible? I would say what if it is possible?
Say those two phrases aloud. Go on. Say it. Can you feel how different the two are? The former makes you feel small and insignificant while the latter makes you excited and you want to take action. You cannot deny this.
Words are just words UNTIL we give them power. I have never heard of a Gun killing anyone. Have you? Guns do not fire themselves. It is a tool. A tool that is used to kill, by a PERSON. Words are tools too. Use them wisely. A person does become what he talks about all day. What are you internally talking about? What are you externally talking about? Thoughts become words, words become actions, and actions become your destiny. So again I ask you, WHAT ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT today?
Here are some powerful WHAT IF phrases you can use in your life:
What if it is possible?
What if I can?
What if it does work out?
What if they say yes?
What if I do win?
What if they love me?
What if I can do great things with my life?
What if today can be the best day of my life?
What if I can be healed?
What if all my dreams can become a reality?
What if this is happening for my highest good?
Have an awesome day!
Parents claim to love their children. But quiet frankly do they? A parent is parent until a child is able to think and made sound decisions on their own. There comes a time when a parent loses that role and then the child becomes an adult. There is no parent to child relationship anymore but a person to person relationship.
Let’s start by defining what a parent is. A parent is someone who nurtures their child, instilling good values, beliefs, ethics and morals into them. As well as providing for the basic needs of the child, visa food, shelter, education, clothes and love.
Once this role of a parent is over, all that is needed to be given is love.
Parents sometimes give a little too much their desire to “love” or give becomes over excessive and this turns into spoiling. The parents’ want to prevent their child from getting into danger becomes over protectiveness and interferes with their need to explore the world.
This is more a case of being in control and becomes overbearing in the latter years of the child as they become independent. The parent wants to resume this role of being PARENT. So they continue to try to protect, control and force what they feel is right over the child. They want their child to always want their help.
“Whether you’re 8 or 80, I’m still your mother and I know what’s best for you!”
When parents cannot get their way with the child they will send the child on a guilt trip by criticizing and disapproving of the choices they may have made.
Life is all about choices. You never know what is good or what is bad. The Law of Balance tells us that there is neither good nor bad, thinking makes it so and that it’s all about perception. Therefore you can never make the wrong choice, simply choices that lead to you growing along the spiritual path. Understand that are but a piece of wood. Sometimes all that life is doing is taking a hammer and chisel and having a go at you, taking away parts of you. Life is simply carving a master piece out of you. A parent will say that they want their child to never suffer. WHY? Suffering is a wonderful thing. It is through tragedy that I have grown. It is only through times of hardship that I have learned the meaning of life. Had I not suffered, had I not been through hardship I most likely would not be where I am today.
Olives are pressed to get oil, Fruits are squeezed for juice, & Flowers are crushed 4 perfume! Can you see how the world works?
A parent thinks they are truly loving and caring, and they ACTUALLY believe it! However they are more concerned about keeping their role as a parent. It is never about the child. It is about them. It is all about EGO. This power that they had over the child for more than two decades cannot be lost, understandably so. If you were a manager of a company for that long and were suddenly told your service is no longer required, take a back seat, you would do anything to want to stay in that position!
Sometimes a parent would want the child to do something that the parent themselves could not do. “I want you to have more than I did” “I want to be successful so that I can look successful too” They want to achieve and live their dreams through you.
A parent would say, “I have done so much for you, suffered for you…and all I ask is you do this. I know what the best thing is for you and I will continue to love you as long as you do what I say”
What non sense is that? Love? Pseudo love yes. CONDITIONAL LOVE!. It is not true love. Love that is free from expectations, circumstances and outcome. Love that is just love without wanting any back. That is how parents should love. That is how anyone should love! Not love that is based on terms or conditions when and if it suits you!
If your parent is doing this to you, do not give them this article to read. Indirectly perhaps, yes. Leave it somewhere where they find it by chance. I am telling you this because whenever we try to tell someone they are wrong, they put up a brick wall. They put up a defense.
As you may well know, what you resist must and will persist! The more you try to fight something the stronger it gets. That is why THE WAR AGAINST CRIME, only leads to more crime. THE WAR AGAINST TERRORISM, you get more terror. We keep feeding the crime and terror with fear and anger. It is going to give us just that!
What you can do, however, have this renewed understanding as to why your parents are doing this. Perhaps when you are also are parent you will understand more deeply what I am saying. Simply do not react to what they say.
You are now responsible, grown up, independent, smart, mature and capable of surviving in the world. You do not need their approval for anything. You are your own person and have to make the decisions that best suit you. Remove that negative thought that you cannot be happy unless you have their support and blessing.
Ignore and replace any other thoughts that come into your mind. Words that may have been spoken to you by your parents, “You will never amount to anything,” “You are never going to make it” and such. These are all in the past. Live in the present. When you live in the present then you live in love. Living in the past means you are living in guilt.
Do not live in the present through the mask of the past. LIVE IN THE NOW!
The strange thing about relationships that we have with parents is that this is the first relationships we experience in the world. It is these relationships that define the relationships we have in the future with our love partners, in business, at work on the sports field. So if you wish to understand the relationships in your life, analyze the relationship that you shared with your parent.
Parents want to give so much. However there is one thing that they sometimes fail to give their child. FREEDOM. Freedom to choose. Freedom to be themselves. Freedom to make mistakes. Freedom to grow. Freedom to learn. Freedom to be human. Freedom just to be.
Be great always, and always live in love,