I'm letting Neale Donald Walsh do the work again tonight, but this one is particularly interesting to me because it's something I've been thinking about quite a bit of late. How do you open your heart/self to abundance? I'm a big fan of the teaching of Abraham on this subject. Abraham is a channeled being (channelled by a woman named Esther Hicks) whose teaching were at the core of The Secret.
I have read some other things which are similar including this fascinating free book called The Science of Getting Rich, which I found delightful when I read it about 10 years back. Obviously, I haven't really mastered all these teachings or I wouldn't be struggling to pay my bills every month, but they have had a good impact on me, I think... and what they say resonates with me in a very visceral way. I do have to say that last Spring, I read one of the Abraham Books - Ask and It is Given - and did one of the exercises at the end of the book. I completely forgot about it, but at the end of the summer, when all the work gifted to my through Delaware Opportunities was done, I found the exercise. Almost every item I had written on my wish list had been granted. Not bad. I'm still trying to get myself to manifest the Publisher's Clearinghouse Sweepstakes. In this - and in general - I know there is a part of me that feels (no matter how much wisdom I read) that I don't deserve to be rich or feel financially safe. I know there's a degree to which this was bred into me by my mother, who started when I was very very young telling me how horrible her childhood had been and how lucky I was to have all that I had and how ungrateful I was and so on and so forth. In other words anything I had was sort of like a crime I was committing against her pain. I still struggle with doing anything good for myself or with guilt and having anything. I'm better than I was 15 years ago, but I haven't climbed out of that pit yet. But I want to.
Which brings us to Neale Donald Walsh's message from God for today.
Some things I'm grateful for today:
- the world's abundance
- Dr. Jim
- my red chair
- my camera
- Angel and Tara Grace
- the internet
- the capacity to dream
Have an Abundant and Joyful Day!