Week 7 Will and Choice
Will and Choice – sounds like a sitcom!!
Have you ever stopped to think about the choices you make every day, and why you make them? Do you ever feel you just can’t help yourself? How strong willed are you?
Haanel says, ‘The personal, or conscious, has the power of will and choice, and can therefore exercise discrimination in the selection of methods whereby to bring about the solution of difficulties’ (Intro to Part 7)
In the next paragraph he goes on to say, ‘The impersonal, or spiritual, being a part or one with the source, and origin of all power, can necessarily exercise no such choice, but, on the contrary, it has Infinite resources at its command. It can and does bring about results by methods concerning which the human or individual mind can have no possible conception.‘
It is through first creating an image in our mind of what we ideally want to achieve which sets the stage. How many times have you asked or been asked the question ‘what do you really want’ and the response was…
Knowing what you want has to be created in your mind through thought first. As we start to visualise the concept and focus on it, we cause the idea to grow. “Visualization is the process of making mental images, and the image is the mold or model which will serve as a pattern from which your future will emerge.” (Haanel 7:1) … as part of the Masterkey journey, this beginning starts with your DMP (Definite Major Purpose). We have been working on this since week 1, perfecting our words and ideals. In our mind we began to think about what we really wanted our lives to be like.
As a Guide this year, I have been helping my Tribe of new course members to write their goals in the most positive way possible so their subconscious mind will accept it and get to work through its infinite resources, to bring into manifestation. We expanded on this ideal through the use of a Press Release written about our life in the future, and then created a very specific image board to help see in our minds eye the life that we want.
‘Then comes the process of visualization. You must see the picture more and more complete, see the detail, and, as the details begin to unfold the ways and means for bringing it into manifestation will develop. One thing will lead to another. Thought will lead to action, action will develop methods, methods will develop friends, and friends will bring about circumstances, and finally, the third step, or Materialization, will have been accomplished.’ (Haanel 7:7)
The Law of Attraction brings to us the opportunities, people and resources to enable us to move towards our goal. It all begins with a choice. Our choice to decide what we want in life. To set our ‘will’ towards maintaining the exercises and replace old habits and beliefs with our new, improved habits. How will your life look in 3years, 5 years, 10 years?
Are you drifting along in the current, being swept up in the drama and mayhem of everyone else’s life and hoping for the best, or are you making plans to create your life the way you want it to be.
‘The law is that thought will manifest in form, and the one who knows how to be the divine thinker of his own thoughts can ever take a Master’s place and speak with authority.’ (Haanel 7:12)
Doing the Masterkey last year, helped me to focus my attention on my intention (the magnifying glass and the compass idea). The daily ‘sit’ for 15 minutes helps quieten the mind and allows us to listen to that ‘inner voice’ the ‘real’ You. Through remaining faithful to the exercises I brought two of my goals into manifestation. I was slightly off with my dates for the other two. I now had another choice! Either I choose to decide that this stuff doesn’t work and it was just luck and sheer determination that brought my first two goals into my experience, or determine my will, course correct, adjust my dates and continue in the direction of my dream. I choose to continue my journey to the life I want, and not the life I would have if I had not chosen to follow the Masterkey Experience. Listen to your inner voice. The ‘YOU’ who existed before you came into your physical body and grew into the person you see in the mirror each morning.