Imagine going through life with your mind totally exposed; flashing 24/7 like a buzzing neon sign displayed for all to see. Imagine if every thought you’ve ever had was transparent, and impossible to deny. Imagine if every thought you’ve ever had thought was instantaneously transparent and impossible to hide from anyone. Does the very thought of these statements scare you?
I think it's safe to say that all of us at some point or another have shared both positive thoughts and negative thoughts, releasing them in the form of words to others. Whether positive or negative, it might appear that you can choose which thoughts to share, and which thoughts to keep to yourself, however, what if we told you your thoughts are much more powerful than you might think?
The truth is, your thoughts have been tricking you, but don't worry, it's not entirely your fault.
Let's shed some light on your thoughts for a moment. The truth is, your thoughts have been under the influence of deep conditioning and unconscious denial. You've been living under the influence without even knowing it. All this time, you've been building a memory bank of thoughts, while operating from a deficient human viewpoint.
From the moment you were born, your thoughts have been programmed from the external stimulus of the world. You came into the world with your human mind presented as an empty tape recorder ready to record all of your experiences, and with those experiences you formed something we call a thoughts. Another phrase for thought could be personal perception. Your perceptions about your experiences around you, are systematically recorded as positive thoughts or negative thoughts that were initially based on the teachings of others. Those thoughts are then stored within your subconscious mind. Many of these subconscious thoughts are what you now base your opinions on or decisions on.
Within the memory bank we mentioned, many of your thoughts have been buried so deep, that you may not even be aware of them. Can you remember when you were born? Can you remember when you were a baby, or when you where two years old? Can you remember the first time you smiled or the first time you felt anger? Can you remember the first time you felt fear? What is the earliest memory that you have? Chances are, even if you think you can remember bits and pieces of thought fragmented throughout your mind, you are barely scratching the surface of your subconscious thoughts. Somehow, it doesn't seem quite fair, but try not and get discouraged at the thought.
Let's forget about our subconscious thoughts and direct our attention to our conscious thoughts - the thoughts you are directly aware of, and the thoughts that you have control over right now as you read this article. We may think our thoughts are fleeting, yet, when we tune into the energy of thought, we are brought to a new level of understanding.
Thought, both conscious and subconscious is energy in motion. Energy is all around us, and within us. We are like magnets emitting frequency waves that ripple outward toward others. Our thoughts have a charge, our words have a charge, and our actions have a charge.
Most have witnessed how magnets work. They attract and repel depending on which end of the pole is being used. In a sense, you too are magnetic battery in the form of a human being. You have both positive and negative charges within your body.
Your crown chakra, located at the top of your head, holds a positive charge, which connects to the ultimate Source of God or love consciousness. Your root chakra that extends downward to your feet holds a negative charge, as they connect with the earth. When in balance, you can have a beautiful system that works naturally, with an energy flow that can emit the energies of peace, love, joy, empathy, and compassion. The question is, how can your thoughts influence that flow and where it goes?
You have a mapping system and compass within your body that can support you in navigating your way through life. Besides your human mind, you also have a divine mind which has the capacity to connect with Universal Consciousness or the love of God. The divine mind is activated as your thoughts reach toward remembering who you are as a divine being. As you connect with what you cannot physically see, yet spiritually feel within your heart, your internal guidance system will be activated.
Imagine the early navigators using their compass to chart the stars at night to find their way to their destinations. You too are an explorer here on this earth plain, and you have not been left to navigate life alone. Every single star is evidence of the light that is within you and a reflection of possibilities for your unlimited life.
Every conscious and forward moving thought toward the love of God can bring you one step closer to realizing the love that exists within you. Your magnetic thoughts can attract and create so many opportunities that are right in front of you.
Recently, while in the grocery store, I pulled out one of those carts. You know the ones I'm talking about; the ones with the wobbly wheel, that makes your cart veer off in a direction that you don’t want it to go? I abruptly turned the cart around to return it, in exchange for a smoother ride. As I did so, an older woman pulled out a cart as well.
I laughed and said, “I'm turning in the cart with the wobbly wheel.”
She looked at me and remarked, “Life can be a challenge.”
I acknowledged her statement and said, “It sure can sometimes.”
Her weary eyes looked at me. “It’s just not my day today. I’m having one of those days.”
I replied, “I'm so sorry you're having one of those days. I hope it gets better for you.”
She thanked me and we went our separate ways.
I proceeded to gather the things on my list. As I went to the checkout to pay for my items, just a few minutes later, the same woman had her cart behind me, lined up, ready to check out. I paid for my items and a thought came into my heart. I walked over to her and said, “You're the one that mentioned, it's not your day right?
“That's right,” she said.
I smiled and said, “What if today were your day?"
At this point she looked at me quite dumbfounded, and I immediately pulled out one of my cards for the healing services that I facilitate for individuals. Without further delay, I passed her the card and said, “I'd like to offer you a free session as a thank you for all you have done for others. You deserve it.”
She looked at me astonished and said, "You deserve it too!" Her hand immediately went over her heart, with eyes welling up with tears, speechless, yet her face said it all, “ How did you know?”
Without hesitation, I wrapped my arms around her and gave her a warm hug and she received it wholeheartedly. I pulled back and looked at her and said with the biggest smile, “It looks like we just made it your day today. I look forward to hearing from you.”
I walked away with the warmest feeling in my heart, thinking, ‘This is what life is all about.’ The joy of loving thoughts. The joy of empowering words and the joy of giving through compassionate action.
As our thoughts are in tune to love, we can be directed and guided day by day, in how we may nurture both ourselves and each other. We become a magnet for love in action. The acts of kindness, do not have to be grand and glorious; just a simple gesture or offering of the heart, like smiling at a stranger, who is really no stranger at all.
One kind act is all it takes in a person's life, to create some kind of ripple effect. Many kind acts create waves of change. As we turn our hearts toward making a difference, life and its simple pleasures are suddenly joy filled. Suddenly, we cease from noticing any ugliness within the world, as we treat all others the way we wish to be treated. Suddenly we stop finding fault in others, as we awaken to our collective light. Suddenly, we see wonderful opportunities arising within our hearts, like the morning sun rising over the shadows of human forgetfulness.
Here's a thought of invitation for you. Let us gather our thoughts shall we? Let us magnify them with the fruits of the Spirit which are love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, and gentleness and self-control, placing them at the helm of our thoughts, words and actions.
Every morning we resurrect ourselves into new possibilities. As we take opportunity to connect with the love of God and fill our cup it can make all the difference in the world.
5 Simple Ways To Make a Difference
1. Call someone you know and let them know how much you appreciate them in your life. Every day is a gift and tomorrow is not promised to anyone Someone, so take the opportunity to bless someone with appreciation.
2. Prepare a meal for someone for no reason at all except to make their day a little bit less hectic. As you prepare it, think of wonderful thoughts and how good it will feel to bless the life of another.
3. In the world where it takes seconds to text message, there's something to be said about receiving an unexpected note or card in the mail. Whatever you choose to send, put some loving thoughts into it, without expecting anything in return.
4. Loose yourself in kindness. Make it a kindness day for everyone that you meet. Be kind. Be Kind. Be Kind, in thoughts, words and deeds. Remember to be kind to yourself.
5. Write positive words on sticky notes and place them in random places for people to find. Get creative! Place them on store shelves, on doors, on random cars, or anywhere that your heart desires. Tune in! Who needs a note of encouragement?
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Leslie Paramore operates a private practice, where she offers sessions remotely and in person. She supports individuals on their path towards holistic health and wellness, mind, body and spirit. Leslie is a Heart Centered Reiki Master Teacher, Licensed Massage Therapist, Life Purpose Coach, Neuro Linguistic Practitioner and meditation recording artist. Leslie is also known for channeling intuitive messages from the spiritual realms for her clients. She loves supporting individuals in discovering their healing gifts. She is passionate about empowering the planet one heart at a time.
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