Follow-Up on “Realizations” Posts

Posted by on February 8, 2013 | 6 comments

Follow-Up on “Realizations” Posts

There are two main points for this post.

1. I wanted to put together a printable list of the “realizations” for those people who would like to post it as a reminder. And I added a #16.

 

  1. Our behaviors, and our wants, are driven by our needs.
  2. We teach others how to treat us.
  3. What we withhold from ourselves, we withhold from others. What we give to ourselves, we extend to others.
  4. Everyone is doing the best they can with the tools, knowledge and presence of mind that have at any given moment.*
  5. I am work in progress. We are all a work in progress.
  6. There are only two pure emotions: Love and Fear.
  7. Forgiveness liberates me.
  8. I am the only person I can control.
  9. Everything is a choice.
  10. I create my experiences; my reality.
  11. Every ‘problem’ is an opportunity to learn, grow, heal and/or awaken.
  12. Life is about learning and growing.
  13. The right way is rarely the easy way.
  14. Peace and happiness are way more important to me than being right or winning.
  15. Rejection is a sign that something wasn’t meant to be.
  16. I am potentially the only person I can count on 100% of the time.

2. I am prompted to address the use of the term “realizations” because of a couple comments on the Tiny Buddha post combined with something I read in a new book on NLP. (I will be reviewing it!)

I had a couple of comments that challenged the validity of “realization” #4*.

The book I’m reading included a version of my #4 in a list of NLP presuppositions and included another list of Other Useful Spiritual Presuppositions.

“A presupposition is a belief you chose to have, which you know may not be true. However, you act as if it is true, in order to help empower you.” Cissi Williams (Transformational NLP: The Spiritual Approach to Harnessing the Power of Neuro-Linguistic Programming)

The ‘realizations’ (or perception-changers and what I consider Beneficial Beliefs) are some of the spiritual and psychological presuppositions I have chosen to believe.

Behaving (thought, word and deed) from these beliefs has brought me peace, joy, improved relationships, awareness of the beauty and abundance in my life, and a healthier perception of my reality. It freed me from anxiety, doubt, fear, and pain.

The use of the word realizations, the whole title, was created by Lori. My original and less attention-getting title was 7 Things We All Need To Understand for Clearer Perception.

Realization apparently implies absolute truth. So there are disclaimers and clarifiers added below in brackets.

  1. Our behaviors, and our wants, are driven by our needs. [Determine whether they are true needs or desires of the ego. Added to post.]
  2. We teach others how to treat us.
  3. What we withhold from ourselves, we withhold from others. What we give to ourselves, we extend to others.
  4. Everyone is doing the best they can with the tools, knowledge and presence of mind that have at any given moment.*
  5. I am work in progress.  We are all a work in progress.
  6. There are only two pure emotions: Love and Fear
  7. Forgiveness liberates me.
  8. I am the only person I can control.
  9. Everything is a choice.
  10. I create my experiences; my reality.
  11. Every ‘problem’ is an opportunity to learn, grow, heal and/or awaken.
  12. Life is about learning and growing.
  13. The right way is rarely the easy way.
  14. Peace and happiness are way more important to me than being right or winning.
  15. [Personal or professional]Rejection is a sign that something wasn’t meant to be.
  16. I am potentially the only person I can count on 100% of the time.

 

We all function from a set of beliefs that create our reality.

Why not choose beliefs that will heal you and prevent further pain while empowering you?

You can choose what to believe!

Please let me hear your thoughts, concerns or challenges.

May you perceive and receive all your blessings.

With Much Love,

Rev. Michele

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6 Comments

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    • Thank you Isabel. Please come back and visit again soon.
      May peace and love be with you always,
      Michele

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