“The only thing you need to learn is that
you already are what you are seeking to attain.”
-- Anita Moorjani, author of Dying To Be Me
Run through as large an inventory as you can of the things that you would like to define your life. Then make the shift in your imagination from an "I am not" or "I am hoping to become" to "I am". Beginning with your inner dialogue, simply change the words that define your concept of yourself.
Don’t discuss what you’re doing, because involving others in your I ams invites their ego to assert its self-importance. Redefine your self-concept by choosing the words that you opt to place into your imagination. Try this rewording of your inner world as a beginning step to accessing the assistance of your higher self and fulfilling your desires.
Let the Weak Say: "I Am Strong"
In the book of Joel, the Lord’s advice is in harmony with what I’m writing in this chapter: “Let the weak say, ‘I am strong’” (Joel 3:10). It is truly as simple as these seven words from the Bible advise. If you say, “I am weak,” you defile the name of God that is your highest self. How is it possible for the creative Source of the universe, the Source energy responsible for creating worlds, to say, “I am weak”?
As I’ve quoted previously, Jesus said, “Is it not written in your law, ‘I said, “You are gods”’?” So how can you, as you now operate in your life from your highest self, ever even think such a thought as I am weak, let alone define yourself in such a blasphemous manner? By thinking I am strong, you place in your imagination the tools you need to achieve your pronouncements, and you align with the Source of all, with strength instead of weakness. Align yourself so as to synchronistically invite the guidance that is unavailable when you declare, “I am weak.”
Instead of I am incapable of getting a job, shift to I am capable. Similarly, replace proclamations of I am not able to live in peace with I am peace. I am unlucky in love is replaced by I am love. I am unworthy of happiness becomes I am happiness. Discontinue using pejorative labels to cast aspersions on your holy self.
The Power of Your Imagination
Figuratively tattoo these words onto your forehead. In other words, memorize them, and repeat them to yourself every time you look into the mirror:
Disregard appearances, conditions, in fact all evidence of your senses that deny the fulfillment of your desire. Rest in the assumption that you are already what you want to be, for in that determined assumption you and your Infinite Being are merged in creative unity, and with your Infinite Being (God) all things are possible. God never fails. -- Neville Goddard, The Power of Awareness
It is impossible for me to overstate the significance of using these two words I am. They have transformative energy to guide and direct the highest power in the universe, revealing you as a God-realized being. Train yourself to become comfortable with recognizing your tendency to think and say "I am not" or "I hope to be", and replace it with I am. Neville spoke of it this way: “By creating an ideal in your mind, you can identify yourself with it until you become one and the same with the ideal, thereby transforming yourself into it.”
Expanding Your Inner Presence
It matters not how long you’ve been stuck in a pattern that’s kept you from fulfilling your highest ideal of yourself. By shifting so that you restate who you are in your imagination and choosing to live from this perspective, you will, as Neville suggests, achieve that transformation. This is true whether you’ve been a drug addict, a chronic stutterer, enmeshed in poverty, riddled with illness, chronically lazy, unlucky in love, intellectually inferior — or whatever you’ve wished you weren’t!
Steadfastly retain and repeat I am, and you will discover the reality of “and the Word became flesh and dwelt among us.” Yes, the words I am. Calling upon this name and placing it in your imagination and living from this place literally joins you with the Source of power that allows you to become all that you’ve affirmed, as well as to create miracles. You will observe with joyous bewilderment as the words I am become flesh and dwell in your life as a hardened fact.
Reprinted with permission of the publisher,
Hay House Inc. www.hayhouse.com ©2012, 2013.
Wishes Fulfilled: Mastering the Art of Manifesting
by Wayne W. Dyer.
Your wishes — all of them — can indeed be fulfilled. By using your imagination and practicing the art of assuming the feeling of your wishes being fulfilled, and steadfastly refusing to allow any evidence of the outer world to distract you from your intentions, you will discover that you, by virtue of your spiritual awareness, possess the ability to become the person you were destined to be. Dr. Wayne W. Dyer explores, for the first time, the region of your highest self; and definitively shows you how you can truly change your concept of yourself.
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About the Author
Dr. Wayne W. Dyer was an internationally renowned author and speaker in the field of self-development. He created numerous best selling books, audios, and videos; and was a guest on thousands of television and radio programs, including The Today Show, The Tonight Show, Oprah and numerous PBS specials. Visit his website at www.drwaynedyer.com.
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