How Do You Keep the Faith While Waiting?
This week's question from “Ask Us Anything” comes from someone who wishes to remain anonymous.
How do you keep a belief when it seems like nothing is happening?
For example, I’ve been trying to find opportunities to expand my social media network. It’s been quiet for four days. My intuition told me, “speak only what deserves to be spoken”. Then on that day, after being silent, with nothing going on—out of nowhere, I got a free VIP ticket to a social media marketing event.
During that in-between period of waiting, I was anxious and wondering if it was working. How do you keep that belief anyway?
Consider the Law of Gender, which is one of the seven universal laws. This law states that there’s a gestation period for everything.
For most physical things, we understand what the gestation period is, because it’s scientific. For example, we know that a baby takes nine months to develop after conception.
But with ideas, we don’t really know
how long something will take.
What we do know is…
Any image you consistently hold on the screen of your mind MUST manifest into physical form in your life…period. There’s no ifs, ands, or buts about it. It’s an absolute.
This requires you to believe something beyond the idea of chance, luck, or, “This can’t happen for me.” You must hold a higher belief for yourself.
Also, you have to “condition” your desire. Don’t take your desire for granted. It doesn’t just automatically stay there. It can go up and down. It can experience trauma, in a way.
Things can go haywire in our life, and we can forget about our desire. Or we might make a mistake and have to focus on fixing it instead of our desire.
We have to take care of our desire, as if it were a small child.
It needs a lot of attention. It needs to be fueled, acknowledged. You need to make sure it stays up in front of you every day.
You can verbalize or write down the “why” behind what you’re doing, and what you truly want—so that you’re consistently reminding yourself:
“This is why I’m going after the thing that I want. This is why I’m working, making sacrifices, changing, learning, growing.”
You have to keep it up in front of you.
Keep it focused on the screen of your mind.
Then from there, it’s just about discipline, which in its Latin root, means “the disciple of.” Discipline comes from the root of the word, “student.” Understand that everything is about learning and growing.
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