This week's question from my portal “The Neagle Code: Directions for Life” comes from Michael Pierich. You can find him on the web at www.healedspirit.com.
Thanks for the Art of Success Program. It's very good.
Was just re-listening to the section on security in part II where you mention one's failing to take opportunities because we feel we can't afford it.
I know I'm probably missing something here – but I do have past experience of taking part in fairly expensive courses with little or no results. How does one get around that experience? It seems to me that some things get programmed into the subconscious for a good reason – namely, because they're true! It's like touching the hot stove – how many times must one do that before the lesson is learned? I know of no one who kept touching the stove and eventually was able to do it without pain…
You've actually asked two different questions in your above inquiry, so I'll answer each as it's own separate question.
Your first question was “How do I get around the experience of having spent money on fairly expensive courses with little or no results?”
First, you can't get around the experience. You must take responsibility for it.
You see, you are the center of your reality; you create everything. All the positive experiences and all the negative experiences are your own creation, and you create EVERYTHING for a reason whether you consciously realize it or not.
So the truth is, you didn't experience results from the program you invested in because it served you in some way. Either you stopped doing what you were directed to do because of subconscious fear or you chose the program from a place of lack. In which case the end result was lack.
So, be honest for a moment.
Did you choose that fairly expensive program based solely on your desire to have what the outcome promised and your intuition on knowing that the program was just what you needed? Or was your decision based on a combination of what you believe you could afford and the outcome that was offered?
It makes a difference.
And during the course of the program did you let someone know that you weren't satisfied or that you needed assistance? Did you reach out for help and were you willing to do everything you were directed to do?
Are you using your past experience as an excuse to stop?
Because if you are, it's serving a very definite purpose.
Your second question was, “It seems to me that some things get programmed into the subconscious for a good reason – namely, because they're true! It's like touching the hot stove – how many times must one do that before the lesson is learned?“
First, I think it's important to note that the fear of touching a hot stove is not a subconscious fear.
We are all consciously aware that touching a hot stove hurts because we've experienced it and don't really want to experience it again.
Babies and small children don't have the subconscious fear, which is why at some point, they have to experience it to know not to touch it.
We have many fears that keep us from perishing but they are all conscious.
Here is the distinction…
God gave us desires. He's a perfect and loving God, and if he's a perfect and loving God, why would he give us desires and then tell us that we can't have them?
The answer is, he wouldn't. It's not in his nature to do such a thing.
If you have a desire to be, do or have something, that message is from God.
And if you experience obstacles, roadblocks, blind spots, or negative circumstances associated with the journey of being, doing or having your desire, you must understand that those experiences are being created from your subconscious mind's need to keep you from growing. Because it views such growth as a threat.
The difference is in the desire.
I don't know anyone who desires to touch a hot stove on a regular basis, but I know lots of people who desire to make a difference in this world and stop because they are afraid of something that does not exist.
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