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Prosperity Tips

“God gives the gifts where He finds the vessel empty enough to receive them.”

~ C.S. Lewis ~

 

Here are some tips that help me prosper in addition to prayer and believing God/J.  I hope they are helpful for You, too.

1) Speak God’s/J’s favor over every area of your life, including health and finances.  A preacher I really enjoy said that Jesus told us that the mountain will obey our command if we tell it to move to the sea.  Speak God’s/J’s favor over the mountains to turn them into molehills, and manifest God’s/J’s abundance and prosperity in every area of life.

2) Write “8” on a piece of paper and put it in the center of your bills in your wallet with the “8” facing forward.  “8” represents prosperity.  Have everyone in the household do it with their wallets as well.  Do this, also, with the cash drawer for your business … and just notice what happens.  Be sure your wallet and cash drawer are in good condition.  Keep your currency and credit cards organized and straight, and keep your wallet  and drawer clean of receipts.

3) Label all files/documents/spreadsheets, etc. related to finances and invoices with words like “abundance”, “prosperity” and the like.  Replace the words “paid” and “payment” with a word like “recompense”.

4) Completely eradicate the word “spend” from your vocabulary, and replace it with the word “invest” even if it seems unnatural at first.   This includes referring to money, time or anything else.

5) Write “Thank You” in the memo of line of each check and online submission.  It reflects gratitude, which stimulates positive energy.

6) Feng shui – There are many books available with helpful information.  Determine your “kua” number and, if nothing else, be sure your head faces in your best direction while sleeping.  I made this change in my own life a few months ago and began noticing a positive difference.  Calculate your “kua” number here… http://redlotusletter.com/resources/kua-calculator

7) Visualize and claim for yourself what You desire to receive.  Remember your focus determines your results.

©2011 Susan Stackpole  www.susanstackpole.com

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Choosing Love

“Your task is not to seek for love, merely to seek and find all the barriers

within yourself that you have built against it.”

~ Rumi ~

My Fair Wedding with David Tutera has rapidly has become one of my favorite shows.  David has a glorious gift of creating spectacular events and helping people live their dreams in the process.  He teaches what it means to honor the highest self and the joy of living fully in the now.  He illustrates the significance of creating magical experiences and reveals every moment is a special event when we choose it to be.  David is the master of possibility and the dream maker, who goes beyond imagination and breathes life into the spectacular dreams in people’s hearts.

David embracing his unique talent allows him to be his most authentic self while continuing to blossom and grow, blessing others in the process.  David being his marvelous self motivates me to see myself and the world more beautifully and, more importantly, to experience myself more honestly and wholly.  I have begun asking myself…  Am I honoring God/J by living my highest purpose?  Am I fully using my gifts and talents?  Am I living my dreams?  Am I creating beautiful experiences?  Am I loving and valuing myself and others?    Are abundance, generosity, joy, and Love the foundations for my decisions?  Am I choosing fear or Love?

“Fear comes from uncertainty.

Once you clarify your purpose for doing something,

the way to do it becomes clear.”

~ Oprah Winfrey ~

I am beginning to understand the importance, power, and value of being present in the moment.  Moments merge time and space into a singular creative, spiritual force that is the essence of change.  Birthday.  Congratulations.  Family.  Friend.  First.  Home.  I Love You.  New. Surprise. Sympathy.  Wedding.  Welcome.  Moments are the springboard for experiences, growth, and opportunities, the threads that weave the tapestry of our lives.  Am I cherishing and honoring or analyzing and critiquing?  Am I reacting and surviving or am I creating, intending, responding, and thriving?   Joyce Meyer says wisdom is making choices today that one will be glad about tomorrow.  What am I choosing for myself in this moment?

“It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped”

~ Tony Robbins ~

Heath Ledger’s performance in, The Dark Knight still resonates deeply with me.  Heath is a brilliant talent extinguished senselessly with seemingly so much talent to be expressed and shared.  My heart moved as I began thinking about the idea of “last”, recognizing that each breath is a gift, every action is a choice, and decisions are the building block in one’s “legacy”.  I began pondering what is between me and living my dreams?  Energy?  Money?  Motivation?  Talent?  Time?  The list goes on, and every answer has one common denominator.  Me.  What kind of a life am I creating for myself?  What do I believe is possible for me?

“Somewhere over the rainbow skies are blue,

and the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true.”

~ The Wizard of Oz ~

Love, is the most creative, healing, inspiring, powerful, wise force in the universe living inside of every living being.  Is my intention giving Love, getting Love, or simply being Love?  How often I go into the world seeking Love, forgetting that I am BeLoved.  We are seated right in the center of God’s/J’s heart and made in His likeness and image, Love.  Babies are created by “making Love”, and every cell within us is Love.  How would I show up if I deliberately choose to go into the world  seeking to identify and celebrate Love?

“To love another person is to see the face of God.”

~ Victor Hugo ~

What if dreams are a co-created blueprint with God/J instructing me how to be blessed to be a blessing to others?  What if everything my heart desires is ready and waiting for me …waiting for me to be ready and willing to receive?  What if every dream is at my fingertips and simply a matter of giving myself permission …permission to Love and BeLoved.  What if I stopped assessing my own worthiness and started simply being?  What if Love is the criteria by which I make every decision?  What if I act from a place of joy and self-love, celebrating God/J within myself and others?

“Power is perfected in weakness.”

~ 2 Corinthians 12:9 ~

Love is who we are, and it is also a choice.  It’s easy to love people when they are behaving in a lovable way, whether it be ourselves or others.  What about our “flaws”?  God/J doesn’t see imperfections, and so why do we?  Byron Katie suggests the “flaws” we see in others are opportunities to recognize what we most desire to love within ourselves.  It suggests, then, by learning to love our whole selves, trusting our soul wisdom, that we are capable of fully loving others.  Perhaps this is why Jesus instructed us to love our neighbors as ourselves.  What about loving people (including ourselves), who are behaving in an unlovely fashion?  What if we began recognizing it as a cry for love and an opportunity to give Love instead of getting Love?

“Love answers all things.”

A very wise coach recently reminded me of the importance of claiming joy and embracing and loving myself the way I wish to be loved by others.  David Tutera is teaching me the importance of making each moment sparkle.  Rumi is offering me the opportunity to see God is Love and begin opening my heart to receive.  I am making more deliberate and intentional decisions and creating empowered thoughts that foster joy and peace.  I am scripting my destiny with every action, thought, and word, weaving the tapestry of my legacy one action, one choice, and one experience at a time.  I am sharing a page in Dorothy’s book, that “if I ever go looking for my heart’s desire again, I won’t look any further than my own back yard because if it isn’t there, I never really lost it to begin with.”  I am choosing Love even when it’s not easy and doesn’t make sense.  I am choosing Love especially when it requires courage and strength.  Fire refines iron, and the raging brook smooths the stone.  I desire to Love like God does, to honor people’s free will, to live and let live, to see the starlight in everyone, and to be the Love I wish to see in the world.  I choose Love.

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It’s not just in some of us; it’s in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.”

~ Marianne Williamson ~

©2011 Susan Stackpole  www.susanstackpole.com

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The Power of Words

“Words have the power to destroy or heal.

When words are true and kind, they can change the world.”

~ Buddha ~

Words, words everywhere in what you hear, speak, and think  …and what you drink?!?

Dr. Masaru Emoto’s book, “Hidden Messages in Water” chronicles the effects of words on water.  Dr. Emoto discovered that words affect the formation of water crystals.  Beautiful words create elegant, intricate crystals, and unappealing words form unattractive and misshapen crystals.  Test it yourself by creating an easy home experiment utilizing cooked rice.  (Details on conducting the experiment are included at the end of the video.)   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZDOPQRdxJM

How is Dr. Emoto’s work significant for you?  Water defines over seventy percent of the human body, which means everything that is heard, spoken, or thought creates a vibration in water affecting every single cell in the body.  How?  The human body is a group of atoms vibrating so quickly that it gives the illusion of being a solid mass.  Jefferson Lab estimates the average human body is 7*1027 atoms (7,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000) – that is seven billion billion billion atoms.  Wow!  Water’s hydrogen atoms form polar bonds to the oxygen atoms to create a web.  Huh?  Water creates a network that keeps the body’s atoms connected while still allowing them to vibrate in place.

Words are also give great significance in the spiritual realm.  Most religions reference, in on form or another, that the power of the word is crucial to the creative process.  Christianity notes that God created the heavens and the earth with a word.  “God said…”, and it was done.  There was no magic wand, no fairy dust, rather simply words that brought all creating into existence.  What mighty words!   Additionally, the power of the word was bestowed on humans when God created man in His image and likeness, “in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them.”  That includes You, too!

Why are words so powerful?

Has a friend every called you moments after thoughts of him/her popped into your brain?  Have you thought about a new car, and suddenly you see it everywhere?  Why?  Dr. Joe Dispenza, author of “The Thrones of Divinity”, appearing in What the Bleep, states, “Our human brain processes 400 billion bits of information every second; however, we are only aware of about 2000 of those billions of bits of data.”  How, then, does the brain determine how to filter the data it receives?   Words.  Words that are heard, spoken, and thought create receptors, homing beacons, in the brain, which the brain utilizes as a guide to filter information.  The brain is a dutiful servant and will focus on what its master tells it to.

How do we choose our words?

The selection criteria for the words we choose to hear, speak, and say is belief.  Belief is defined by The Princeton Dictionary as, “any cognitive content held as true”.  Notice it carefully distinguishes, “held as true” versus stating “is true”.  Beliefs exist solely in the mind requiring validation to exist. and the ego is in charge of collecting information to support the belief system.  The ego messages the brain, and the brain creates a filter to collect information to support the beliefs, and, voila!  Words.  (Please see the upcoming blog, “The Power of Belief” for more information on beliefs).

How can the power of words help for me?

Do you know race car drivers are taught to focus on where they’d like their car to go because it keeps them safe?  (Thank You, Tony Robbins, for sharing.)  Focus on where you’re going, not where you’ve been or where you are.  Both faith and the law of attraction highlight claiming what it is you desire.  Why?  It keeps your mind focused on where you’d like to be and ultimately determines where you are going.  Words create vibrations that attract similar words that attract atoms that group together to eventually form something.  The experience your words shape is your choice.  Hear, speak, and think only those things you’d like to manifest in your life, and be patient as your thoughts shape your new reality …and enjoy your daydreams in the meantime.

Still skeptical?  Okay.  Write down a list of ten words – five positive and five negative.  Focus on one word for a few minutes.  Allow it to roll around in your brain and on your tongue.  Think about the meaning that word has for you.  Pay attention to how your body responds.  Are you breathing deeply or shallowly?  Is your posture straight or slouched?  Are you smiling or not?  Your body is automatically responding to the vibration of the meaning you’ve attached to the word.

What if it seems like nothing is happening?

Research has proven the human brain cannot distinguish between something it has actually seen versus something it has imagined.  Images for the brain are incredibly powerful and help determine the words chosen to describe them.  It may help to create a clear picture of what you’d like to experience then focus your thoughts on that picture.  People sometimes experience resistance when there is a subconscious fear or “worth” issues around receiving.  See if you can coax the fear to the surface and shift its focus to what you truly desire because your words will follow.  Fear is simply love confused.  (I’ll include a helpful tip for this in a future blog).  Keep choosing words that affirm abundance, blessing, happiness, health, and wealth in what you hear, speak, and think, and eventually things will shift.  Remember, it’s like exercising – you’re likely to see more positive results as things progress.

It’s important to be very clear about the meaning attached to words, specifically that each person attaches individual meaning to words based on their experience.  Words’ meanings are the ones the individual chooses to give them.  Example: Love is a very powerfully charged word, and most people define love by their first experience of it, which is usually either largely positive or negative.  For some it means unconditional acceptance, and they feel nurtured and cherished when someone says, “I love you.”  For others, love was wrought with expectation and not measuring up, so they feel insecure and inadequate when someone says, “I love you.”  The individual experiences their definition of “love” whenever they hear, speak, or think the word “love”.  Be clear about what your words mean by exploring the meaning you attach them, and decide if that’s a meaning you’d like to keep or redefine.  Sometimes simply attaching a more positive meaning to a word creates wonderful results.

Can words create world peace?

Research documents people with major medical conditions that defied explanation cured themselves simply by saying aloud several times a day, “I’m getting better and better every day in every way”.

Do you ever wonder if society is being brainwashed by all the negative, fear-based advertising and news in the media?  Consider how things would change if media, benefits, concerts, foundations, research centers, walk-a-thons, etc.. began celebrating, honoring, hearing, speaking, and thinking abundance, happiness, health, love, and wealth?  What if it was the Susan G. Komen foundation for Breast Health?  What if October became Breast Health Awareness month?  What if homeless became homebless to focus on them being blessed with homes forthcoming?  What if we eradicated the word “victim” and replaced it instead with “champion”?  How would the world change if everyone speaks the language of Love?

Please share this message with as many people as possible and join me in starting a global movement of celebrating positive words that inspire, heal, and uplift.  Claim your marvelous destiny and what you truly desire – abundance, happiness, health, love, wealth, etc., and you’ll begin to see changes in your life.

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