“Making a dream into reality begins with what you have, not with what you are waiting on.” ― T.F. Hodge
Little Gems of Wisdom & Fun from Mary Lynn Ziemer
The universe is completely abundant, containing endless possibilities and the potential for every experience we can possibly imagine. Whatever we want is available to us: more love, fulfilling work, more money, great health, relationships full of happiness, more joy, more time, etc. History proves that our capacity for continuous creativity, commitment to great ideas, and innovative nature can provide us with inventions and incredible experiences which, at one time, many considered impossible. The truth is that there is nothing we can’t create when we have an abundant mindset. We don’t have to be a famous scientist or industrialist to create great things. We are unlimited beings, and there is no lack of anything. We just have to know that our capability is limitless, and we can create whatever our hearts and minds are asking for.
What does it mean to have an abundant mindset?
Being abundant means we see what we already have and are extremely grateful for it. We appreciate, with focused attention, on what we have now. We know that we are blessed to have it. It necessitates an awareness of all the great things in our life that already exist. It requires that you pay attention each day to what you have created up to this point, and you show appreciation for it. The most important aspect of an abundant mindset is the way you feel. When you feel that what you have now is enough, no matter how much or how little that is, you’ll know you’re on the right track to creating more.
Look around and take inventory of all you have now. We have so much more than we realize. The key to having more abundance is seeing the abundance we already have, and feeling love and appreciation for your life as it is today. It requires paying attention to the little things as well as the big.
So today, make a commitment to creating more abundance in your life by feeling more gratitude for everything and everyone all around you. As you do, you will feel so good. As you go through your day, name what you see, and feel gratitude for it. When you first wake up, take a moment to feel grateful for your bed and pillow. Think about the people in your life who love and support you. Think about how wonderful it is to have A/C or a fan on a hot summer day, or a cold glass of water to drink when you’re thirsty. Be thankful for the nature that you enjoy, the clouds in the sky, and the rainbow after the storm. As you leave your home, look around you and see the beauty. Listen to the birds and appreciate the beautiful trees, flowers, and wildlife that you see. Concentrate on how good it feels to have all that you have!
Then ask yourself, what you would like more of? If your heart truly desires it, you can create it. The key is to seeing what you have instead of looking at it from the perspective of what you don’t have yet. Why? It’s like wanting something too much. An over focus on something that we want to acquire keeps us from feeling good and focuses our attention too much on the opposite of what you are trying to achieve, more abundance.
For example, if you want great health, you must start by seeing and appreciating the aspects of good health that you already have. Can you walk, talk, use your hands and legs, have eyes that see, etc?
Would you like more money, a bigger business, or more clients? Then, you’ll need to pay attention to and be consistently grateful for the money you already have, without focus on how much more you think you need. Or focus on the clients you have today and how much you enjoy them. Be aware of whatever good results you are already getting in your business now.
If you want to improve your relationship with someone in particular, start looking for the good things in them. Focus on what you like by being open-minded and open-hearted. See the potential in them. Look for what you want to see and they will start living up to your newfound expectation about who they can be.
When you do this for just one day, you will feel how much happier you are. You will realize how much you really do have already, and you will begin to feel that you are abundant. You suddenly become abundant in your mind. You’ll know now that you have always been abundant, but now you feel it. And "feeling it" is the key to creating more of what you want. As you start to feel abundant on a daily basis, you’ll see that you are creating things in a whole new way. And it all starts with love and gratitude for what you already have.
So, start today and make it your focus. What do you have in front of you right now that you are grateful for? Think about it, and feel it now. You’re on your way to creating more abundance in your life. So keep going, make it a new habit, and watch all of the great things come about that you want to create for yourself and others.
Have an absolutely magical week full of love, gratitude, and fun, fun, fun!
~Mary Lynn Ziemer
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