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Past Experiences In The Present

Do you remember what it feels like to scratch your fingernail on a chalkboard? Ooooooo! Of course you do. Just the thought gives you a piercing sensation right through to your bones. Yet, it was just a thought, not reality. An experience from the past that had nothing to do with the present, became your present reality. How about that?

You can be sure that whenever you react with fear, doubt, or concern about anything, it is just a 'finite thinking memory' from the past that is insisting the 'finite thinking' of the past is the present. And more often than not you fall for it.....hook, line, and thinker. The past has a way of becoming the present, and the present becomes............the future. And it's deja vu all over again. That doesn't make it bad, it's just a phenomenon to be aware of.

So then, it stands to reason that feelings of helplessness, hopelessness, fear and the like, arereactions that come from past conditioning and are not written in concrete. To consciously witness this phenomenon is to weaken the hold finite thinking has on some degree. A characteristic of finite thinking is to not bother rethinking that which you habitually think.

With your more open and mature state of mind, willing to rethink all or some of your finite conclusions about anyone or anything, you most likely will be drawn to different conclusions about the part you play in the quality of life you live. To not rethink some of your finite conclusions is to be stuck with those conclusions and the realities they create. Including the belief that you are a victim of people and circumstances.

The remedy for any concern starts with the realization that finite thinking, and not anyone or anything, is the mother of all concerns, fears, lack, and limitation. Realization of this phenomenon brings into play a heightened curious awareness. Dominion over fear and lack is not far off.

An awakening of one's true self occurs. Awakening to what? An awakening to your infinite nature. You might as well get used to it. The you that you are is not to be found in your physical body. Surgery from head to foot will never reveal the true nature of your being. Your consciousness is invisible and is not confined to your body. You are more than you appear to be. You are cosmic. You are as much of a cosmic energy as the planets and stars of the universe. You as infinite cosmic energy are the center of your own universe, and everything that comes in contact with you is affected by you. Yup, you are something else......... and you might as well get used to it.

You deny yourself all that you seek by not rethinking the ideas that imply you are less than an expression of an infinite power, force, intelligence, energy, God, (whatever name or label you are comfortable with). Remember, it is finite humankind that thinks it can do an adequate job explaining the infinite. Just look at all the branches of finite groups. Each finite branch insisting their take on the infinite is the all and end all.

It has been said that God created humankind in God's own image, infinite..............and humankind returned the favor by creating God in its own image..........finite!

To infinity and beyond,

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