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Friday, February 29, 2008

 

Friday's feel good

From Abraham-Hicks email.



"Enlightenment means literally aligning to the Energy of my Source. And genius is only about focusing. Law of Attraction takes care of everything else. Physical humans often want to make enlightenment about finding some process and moving through the process that has been pre-described. But true enlightenment is moving to the rhythm of the internal inspiration that is coming in response to the individual desire. Enlightenment is about allowing my connection to the Source that is me for the fulfillment of the things that I have individually defined here in my time/space reality. That's as good as it gets!

Excerpted from a workshop in Boulder, CO on Saturday, June 7th, 2003

All Is Well "



Tuesday, February 26, 2008

 

Calling Emilyg and all cat lovers

This cartoon says it all about sleeping with a cat.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uV8jTsAYK2Y 

 


Monday, February 25, 2008

 

Latest email scam

Have gotten about 5 of these since the first of the year.  Techniques change but need a submarine to get through all the BS  remains the same.


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Monday, February 25, 2008

 

"Amit Goswami: Scientific Proof of the Existence of God

Interesting article about conclusions drawn by a well respected physicist.  Not suggesting anyone change their particular beliefs, just food for thought.


".......... Goswami is convinced, along with a number of others who subscribe to the same view, that the universe, in order to exist, requires a conscious sentient being to be aware of it. Without an observer, he claims, it only exists as a possibility. And as they say in the world of science, Goswami has done his math. Marshalling evidence from recent research in cognitive psychology, biology, parapsychology and quantum physics, and leaning heavily on the ancient mystical traditions of the world, Goswami is building a case for a new paradigm that he calls "monistic idealism," the view that consciousness, not matter, is the foundation of everything that is. ..........."


http://www.wie.org/j11/goswami.asp

 


Sunday, February 24, 2008

 

"Obama Hits Clinton on NAFTA Support

You can draw your own conclusion about NAFTA, but I concur with Ross Perot who said its passage would create that great sucking sound drawing businesses south of the border and it is part and parcel of the US losing its sovereignty to the North American Union which is taking place as we speak.  Business leaving the US, illegal aliens invading .....  CFR must be really proud.


"Obama Hits Clinton on NAFTA Support

"LORAIN, Ohio (AP) - Barack Obama accused Democratic presidential rival Hillary Rodham Clinton on Sunday of trying to walk away from a long record of support for NAFTA, the free trade agreement that he said has cost 50,000 jobs in Ohio, site of next week's primary.
At the same time, he said attempts to repeal the trade deal "would probably result in more job losses than job gains in the United States."

One day after Clinton angrily accused him of distorting her record on the North American Free Trade Agreement in mass mailings, the Illinois senator was eager to rekindle the long-distance debate, using passages from the former first lady's book as well as her own words.

"Ten years after NAFTA passed, Senator Clinton said it was good for America," Obama said. "Well, I don't think NAFTA has been good for America-and I never have."

"The fact is, she was saying great things about NAFTA until she started running for president," Obama told an audience at a factory that makes wall board, located in a working class community west of Cleveland.  ........................"

 

http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D8V0TJJ00&show_article=1

 


Saturday, February 23, 2008

 

Windows XP Service Pack 3

Came yesterday in email from Microsoft downloads.  The link installs a kernel which enables XP Service Pack 3 to automatically download.  Mine is downloading and installing right now.

Read the particulars before you click it.

 


Windows XP Service Pack 3 Release Candidate 2 via Windows Update
Windows XP Service Pack 3 Release Candidate 2 is now available to the public. Specific registry settings will allow you to download SP3 via Windows Update.

http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=8357493   

 


Friday, February 22, 2008

 

Friday's feel good

If you frame your desired outcome in the future it will remain elusive, which is why you mentally see whatever you want to create as already having taken place.

From this morning's Abraham-Hicks daily inspiration.


"New desire is what summons the Source and carries what is now into the future experience. But the thing that's tricky about the future experience is that the future never gets here, because the moment that it approaches-it becomes now. Tomorrow never comes because when it gets here, it's today.

Excerpted from a workshop in Boston, MA on Saturday, October 2nd, 2004

All Is Well "


Thursday, February 21, 2008

 

RAM checking software

Computer was having some hiccups so decided to try this test, link given by Kim Komando in one of her newsletters. It was easiest for me to run on a floppy, went into its diagnostic booting up, interesting to watch it go through its test which you can pause, exit, etc. Long story short my power supply was the culprit not flaky RAM.



"Windows Memory Diagnostic

"The Windows Memory Diagnostic tests the Random Access Memory (RAM) on your computer for errors. The diagnostic includes a comprehensive set of memory tests. If you are experiencing problems while running Windows, you can use the diagnostic to determine whether the problems are caused by failing hardware, such as RAM or the memory system of your motherboard. Windows Memory Diagnostic is designed to be easy and fast. On most configurations, you can download the diagnostic, read the documentation, run the test and complete the first test pass in less than 30 minutes. ................."

http://oca.microsoft.com/en/windiag.asp



Wednesday, February 20, 2008

 

Today's feel good thought

From this morning's Abraham-Hicks email.


"We are all Vibrational Beings. You're like a receiving mechanism that when you set your tuner to the station, you're going to hear what's playing. Whatever you are focused upon is the way you set your tuner, and when you focus there for as little as 17 seconds, you activate that vibration within you. Once you activate a vibration within you, Law of Attraction begins responding to that vibration, and you're off and running -- whether it's something wanted or unwanted

Excerpted from a workshop in North Los Angeles, CA on Sunday, August 18th, 2002

All Is Well "

 


Monday, February 18, 2008

 

Law of Attraction free webcasts

Free webcasts hosted by Julie Johnson, who has several free downloadable interviews. Something for everyone looking for Law of Attraction information.

Law of Attraction Talk Radio on Blog Talk Radio

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/profile.aspx?userid=3761


Saturday, February 16, 2008

 

"Holistic Manifesting With Conscious And Subconscious Mind

Totally awesome article!


 

"Holistic Manifesting With Conscious And Subconscious Mind

By Enoch Tan in on February 15th, 2008

Source: Dream Manifesto

"When it comes to manifesting intention, there is a misconception about the principle of what you think about is what you get. Some people have the idea that in order for their intention to manifest, they need to focus on it as much as possible. So they make it almost a habit of thinking about their intention all the time. But then they learn that in order for any intention to manifest, there needs to be a period of temporary forgetfulness so that spirit can do its work uninterrupted. This makes them feel confused.

It seems as though these are contradictory ideas. Think about what you want and you'll get it versus temporarily forgetting what you intend to create. They wonder if these can be reconciled or do they have to choose one over the other. But most of all, if temporary forgetfulness is required, how would they go about achieving such a thing since thoughts of their intention seem to spring up out of nowhere. In truth, these are not contradictory ideas and they actually work hand in hand with each other perfectly.

It is not your conscious mind but your subconscious mind that does the work of manifestation. You have to think about what you want at the start, and then let it go and let your subconscious mind take over the manifestation process. What you think about is what you get, but it isn't just your conscious thinking but your unconscious thinking as well that influences what you get. Temporary forgetfulness is when you stop consciously thinking about it, but your subconscious mind still continues thinking about it.

This is how the two ideas of thinking and non thinking are reconciled and working together perfectly. You think with the conscious mind in order to set the subconscious mind into thinking. Then you stop thinking with the conscious mind and allow the subconscious mind to continue thinking about it. Your thoughts have the most amount of creative power when they are empowered by your complete mind. Your conscious mind is the directive power towards your subconscious mind which is the creative power.

Freedom is power. The more freely something is able to move, the more power it's able to exercise. When you free your conscious mind, you also free your subconscious mind. It is distracting and stressful to work under constant instruction. It's far more liberating and effective to be given strong instructions at the beginning and then allowed the freedom to act independently. When you allow your subconscious creative powers to function with autonomy, that's when it can manifest beyond conscious limitation.

Do not focus on something you intend to create to the point that you are obsessed with it. Doing something to an extreme makes it bad. Focusing on what you want too much will reinforce the idea that you do not have it. You should set your intention and then let it go. Surrender to the process and trust the universe to take care of it. It is the feeling that draws it into your space. Set your intention and then let go while enjoying the feeling of knowing that you are taken cared of. Manifest while you are at rest.

Do not consciously think of your intention all the time. It is not your conscious focus but your subconscious focus that carries out the manifestation of your intention. Your conscious focus is only to program your subconscious mind to work on it. There must be periods of time when you are not consciously thinking about your intention. These are moments of letting go where your unawareness allows reality to be in a state of fluidity, where your subconscious mind is free to shift it without conscious interference.

Your conscious mind is only aware of a certain portion of what goes on in reality. Your subconscious mind is aware of the whole workings of the universe including past, present and future altogether. Manifestation is a holistic process where your intention has to work in harmony with universal processes in order to materialize. Everything has to happen in divine timing and order otherwise the entire universe will collapse. Forgetfulness allows your subconscious mind to manifest in the divine timing and order.

The next step to learn after letting go of your intention is what to do when it returns to your conscious mind again. It is a fallacy that you have to force yourself to remain in the state of temporary forgetfulness. It is natural for your intentions to emerge in your awareness from time to time, therefore it is a situation for you to make use of. When your intention comes to mind again, just reinforce it with your conscious focus. This way, you are sending a confirmation signal to your subconscious to continue creating.

Some people tend to think thoughts of their intention not turning out the way their desire when their intention comes to mind again. Therefore they sabotage their process of manifestation with conscious interference. That is why temporary forgetfulness is important so that conflicting thoughts will not enter to spoil the intended work. Then again, since conscious interference is going to happen anyway, you might as well take control and use it in your favor by reinforcing your intention instead of conflicting it.

The whole idea is to set your intent and then detach from it so that it can be brought forth in divine timing and order. When the thoughts of your intent come to you again, you can reinforce them and then let go of them again. Reinforce your intention by maintaining your state of consciousness that things are going the way you intend them to go. Reaffirm that what you want is happening and is continuing to happen. It is like intending once again on top of the previous act of intending to fuel more energy to it.

The way to go about doing it is to send forth your intention strongly with a focused state of mind, and then let it go and do other things. Reinforce your intention from time to time when the thought comes to your mind. That's how you manifest in the easy and effortless way. You do not spend energy by consciously thinking about your intention all the time, neither do you try to force yourself to maintain forgetfulness of your intention. Go with the flow of thinking and non thinking in terms of natural cycles. "

http://www.dreammanifesto.com/holistic-manifesting-conscious-subconscious-mind.html


Saturday, February 16, 2008

 

Don't worry .....

Abraham-Hicks email.


 

" Don't worry about this world; it is not broken. And don't worry about others. You worry more about them than they do... There are people waging war; there are people on the battlefield who are more alive than they've ever been before. Don't try to protect people from life; just let them have their experience while you focus upon your own experience.

Excerpted from a workshop in Tarrytown, NY on Saturday, May 8th, 2004

All Is Well "



Friday, February 15, 2008

 

"Is the party over in China? Massive unemployment looms

"Is the party over in China? Massive unemployment looms

Friday, February 15, 2008

Source: World Tribune

"China watchers are predicting a drop in the GNP growth rate this year and for the foreseeable future. Most are attributing the expected fall off this year - from last year's official 11.4 percent, the fifth year in a row of double digit expansion - to the expected downturn in the U.S. and the world economy in general.

Even the 2007 growth rate wasn't that high when compared with the peaks of the 1980s and 1990s, when GDP growth in some years surpassed 15 percent, coming out of the stagnation and even losses at the end of the Maoist era.
The downturn is going to be welcomed in some Chinese leadership quarters because of the fear of runaway inflation from an overheated economy - now fed by food shortages and the impact of the worst winter in 50 years. "


http://www.worldtribune.com/worldtribune/WTARC/2008/ea_china_02_15.asp



Friday, February 15, 2008

 

Joy

From Abraham-Hicks Daily Quote email ..... always something nice to ponder.  Saw someone post that they saw Abraham's books in Target (don't know the location) so apparently they're becoming more mainstream.


" The achievement of anything that you desire must be considered success, whether it is a trophy or money or relationships, or things. But if you will let your standard of success be your achievement of joy-everything else will fall easily into place. For in the finding of joy, you are finding vibrational alignment with the resources of the Universe.

Excerpted from a workshop in "The Law of Attraction, The Basics of the Teachings of Abraham" on Saturday, July 1st, 2006

All Is Well "



Wednesday, February 13, 2008

 

"Right Brain vs Left Brain test

"The Right Brain vs Left Brain test ... do you see the dancer turning clockwise or anti-clockwise?

http://www.news.com.au/perthnow/story/0,21598,22492511-5005375,00.html?from=mostpop


Sunday, February 10, 2008

 

"..Inside Scoop on the Law of Attraction

"The Inside Scoop on the Law of Attraction

By Paul Haller February 9th, 2008
Source Dream Manifesto

"We all have those friends that we love to hate. You know the ones I'm talking about - the friends that Lady Luck always seems to shine upon. They can do no wrong, and they have a great career, a great family, and a great life in general. Happiness just seems attracted to them like a magnet.

Have you ever considered that happiness doesn't just seem attracted to these people - that maybe happiness really is attracted to them like a magnet? That's the theory behind the law of attraction. With the right outlook, manifesting happiness is fairly easy!

A History of Karma
The ideas behind the law of attraction aren't new. In fact, ancient Indian scriptures from thousands of years ago talk about using the law of attraction for manifesting luck in life. However, this concept has only recently played a larger role in our everyday lives. Unfortunately, most people don't know about or understand the law of attraction, and because of that, the only things that manifest in their lives are stress and unhappiness.

If you've ever heard the saying "what goes around comes around," then you can understand the concept behind the law of attraction. This is exactly like the concept of karma. However, let us modify that statement to be "what you think comes around." The law of attraction is based on the model that like attracts like - sort of the way two magnets are attracted to one another. Using this idea, you can create the things you want in life simply by thinking about them. Yes, the law of attraction really is that easy!

Real Scientific Roots
This isn't a bag of tricks, either. There are very real scientific roots behind using thought for manifesting the things you want in life. Think about it. Why do magnets attract one another? On a cellular level, the magnets simply connect. Why can't the same be true about our thoughts and feelings? Using the law of attraction, why can't we think about the good things we want in life as a way of helping to connect to them? After all, thoughts are energy. They are real, even if we can't see them. So, why can't we use them like magnets?

Manifesting this energy starts with visualization. The law of attraction starts with understanding what you want. This is so that you have a real sense of imagining what you should visualize. Otherwise, the magnetic strength of your thoughts will be very weak and not that effective. What do you want in life? Most of us know when we are unhappy, but few of us can see the big picture. I'm not just talking about having a bad day. Overall, if your life is unhappy, why? Do you want more money? A better love life? A career that you love? Manifesting these things isn't possible if you don't know where to start. Always begin by taking a full inventory of your life and truly being honest about how you'd like the law of attraction to work for you.

Once you know exactly what you want, it is simply a matter of belief. Ask the universe for what you want. Visualize it to the point where you can reach out and grab it. Then, act as though what you want is already in your life. Manifesting is all about belief. Here are some great tips you can use to make the most out of your visualizations:

Visualize Every Single Day
Visualize every single day. Intense visualization sessions can help the law of attraction bring what you desire to you. Spend time every morning or every night (or both, if you can), thinking about what you want and believing that you will get it.

Visualize the specific. Manifesting works best if you send out thoughts and feelings about exactly what you want. Say, for example, that you want to find the man or woman of your dreams. Think about what he or she will look like. Think about the characteristics he or she will have. Visualize specific details of what you'd do together and how you'd fall in love.

Be open to the law of attraction. Visualization isn't enough for manifesting your dreams. You have to believe that what you want will come to you. Be open to receiving it, even if it comes to you in unconventional ways. Always be on the look out for the things you're visualizing.

Send out strong signals. If you don't really want something, your signals will be weak. In other words, you'll have a weak magnet, like the worn out magnets that always fall off of the refrigerator. You have to want your goal with all of your soul.

Never Give Up
Manifesting the thing you want could take weeks, months, or even years! It depends on the rest of the universe. The magnets of the law of attraction are pulling everything in all directions. However, over time, sending out the same signals will help you overcome all other pulls so that what you really want comes to you.

Remember, the law of attraction is not something you can half-hope will work. To really make use of this tool, you have to believe with full force that the things you want in life will come to you. The law of attraction can truly help you become that person everyone envies - the one will all of the luck!  "

About the author:
Paul Haller is an award winning freelance writer, who writes articles for selected online publications. He is dedicated to bring more awareness about the human potential to the public.  "

http://www.dreammanifesto.com/scoop-law-attraction.html


Friday, February 8, 2008

 

Coming Ice Age?

"The Sun Also Sets
By INVESTOR'S BUSINESS DAILY | Posted Thursday, February 07, 2008 4:20 PM PT

Climate Change: Not every scientist is part of Al Gore's mythical "consensus." Scientists worried about a new ice age seek funding to better observe something bigger than your SUV - the sun.

Back in 1991, before Al Gore first shouted that the Earth was in the balance, the Danish Meteorological Institute released a study using data that went back centuries that showed that global temperatures closely tracked solar cycles.

To many, those data were convincing. Now, Canadian scientists are seeking additional funding for more and better "eyes" with which to observe our sun, which has a bigger impact on Earth's climate than all the tailpipes and smokestacks on our planet combined.

And they're worried about global cooling, not warming.

Kenneth Tapping, a solar researcher and project director for Canada's National Research Council, is among those looking at the sun for evidence of an increase in sunspot activity.

Solar activity fluctuates in an 11-year cycle. But so far in this cycle, the sun has been disturbingly quiet. The lack of increased activity could signal the beginning of what is known as a Maunder Minimum, an event which occurs every couple of centuries and can last as long as a century.

Such an event occurred in the 17th century. The observation of sunspots showed extraordinarily low levels of magnetism on the sun, with little or no 11-year cycle.

This solar hibernation corresponded with a period of bitter cold that began around 1650 and lasted, with intermittent spikes of warming, until 1715. Frigid winters and cold summers during that period led to massive crop failures, famine and death in Northern Europe.

Tapping reports no change in the sun's magnetic field so far this cycle and warns that if the sun remains quiet for another year or two, it may indicate a repeat of that period of drastic cooling of the Earth, bringing massive snowfall and severe weather to the Northern Hemisphere.

Tapping oversees the operation of a 60-year-old radio telescope that he calls a "stethoscope for the sun." But he and his colleagues need better equipment.

In Canada, where radio-telescopic monitoring of the sun has been conducted since the end of World War II, a new instrument, the next-generation solar flux monitor, could measure the sun's emissions more rapidly and accurately.

As we have noted many times, perhaps the biggest impact on the Earth's climate over time has been the sun.

For instance, researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Solar Research in Germany report the sun has been burning more brightly over the last 60 years, accounting for the 1 degree Celsius increase in Earth's temperature over the last 100 years.

R. Timothy Patterson, professor of geology and director of the Ottawa-Carleton Geoscience Center of Canada's Carleton University, says that "CO2 variations show little correlation with our planet's climate on long, medium and even short time scales."

Rather, he says, "I and the first-class scientists I work with are consistently finding excellent correlations between the regular fluctuations of the sun and earthly climate. This is not surprising. The sun and the stars are the ultimate source of energy on this planet."

Patterson, sharing Tapping's concern, says: "Solar scientists predict that, by 2020, the sun will be starting into its weakest Schwabe cycle of the past two centuries, likely leading to unusually cool conditions on Earth."

"Solar activity has overpowered any effect that CO2 has had before, and it most likely will again," Patterson says. "If we were to have even a medium-sized solar minimum, we could be looking at a lot more bad effects than 'global warming' would have had."

In 2005, Russian astronomer Khabibullo Abdusamatov made some waves - and not a few enemies in the global warming "community" - by predicting that the sun would reach a peak of activity about three years from now, to be accompanied by "dramatic changes" in temperatures.

A Hoover Institution Study a few years back examined historical data and came to a similar conclusion.

"The effects of solar activity and volcanoes are impossible to miss. Temperatures fluctuated exactly as expected, and the pattern was so clear that, statistically, the odds of the correlation existing by chance were one in 100," according to Hoover fellow Bruce Berkowitz.

The study says that "try as we might, we simply could not find any relationship between industrial activity, energy consumption and changes in global temperatures."

The study concludes that if you shut down all the world's power plants and factories, "there would not be much effect on temperatures."

But if the sun shuts down, we've got a problem. It is the sun, not the Earth, that's hanging in the balance. "


http://ibdeditorial.com/IBDArticles.aspx?id=287279412587175



Friday, February 8, 2008

 

"The Art of Visualization and Imagination for Self-Healing

Great article clear instructions saying it can be adapted to any circumstance someone is desiring to change or improve.  

Like the caveat at the end of the article says, not to be used as a substitute for competent medical care. 


 

"The Art of Visualization and Imagination for Self-Healing
By Dr. Aretoula Fullam

Source: MindHacks.org

Visualization is the ability to recall and relive something you experienced before, either visually, auditory or kinesthetically. Visualization and guided imagery are two of the most powerful healing powers of your mind. Imagination is creating something with your mind that does not exist or existed before. Imagination is the beginning of the creative process. In creation, all you need to do is to use your imagination for some astonishing results, provided you keep your logical thinking under your control so it will not interfere with what you want to create. Your mind is a faculty of human intelligence, as seeing and hearing are faculties of your eyes and ears. Seeing and hearing are faculties of biological intelligence, your objective self. Your mind and the ability to think is a faculty of human intelligence, which is your subjective self. Harmony and balance between the subjective and the objective self is perfect health.

In the Silva Life System you learn to direct and rule your mind, thus converting a process from "psychosomatic illness" to "psychosomatic health."

With visualization you are able to heal yourself by learning first to relax completely physically and mentally so no thoughts or bodily functions interfere with your mental work. In the Silva Method Life System training this is very easy as it is repeated many times throughout the two-day training that people become masters of it before the end of the first day. The second step is to visualize the problem, the unwanted situation by creating a mental picture of what it looks like or what it feels like, and keep the picture in your mind's eye to make a good study of it. This is acknowledging the existing situation, or the psychosomatic problem that we need to correct. This is visualizing the existing situation that you want to get rid of. The next step is to create a strong and clear picture to the left of the picture with the problem, that depicts the outcome you want. You make a good study of the solution you feel the outcome as if you have it now. You imagine that you are already living the successful achievement of your goal. This is converting your problem into a project by turning it into psychosomatic health. You spice it with your belief that what you are living with your imagination is true, and your true reality. From then on, you visualize your imagined solution, every day and with your mind you are living your new reality. Your desire, belief and expectancy of the desired end result, which you already created in your mind, will channel the creative force at the quantum level of energy to guide and direct the creative force to attract the thing you want. This is what Dr. Jose Silva called self-mind control, or self mind discipline.

This process can be used for anything, such as health, gaining material possessions, increasing your income, attracting your soul mate, etc. In this article I will focus on healing. Once you understand the process then you can adjust your visualization and imagination for other things you want using the same guidelines.

For a serious problem use 15 minutes three times a day, preferably in the morning when you wake up, in the evening before you retire, and at noon, after lunch. Close your eyes, take three deep breaths as you learn in the Silva Method and relax physically and mentally as you center yourself. Visit your ideal place of relaxation and feel the relaxation as worries and anxieties melt away. Visualize yourself in complete physical and mental tranquility as you feel pure energy entering the top of your head and slowly moving down through your whole body to your toes.

As you breath in, inhale, feel and visualize the pure healing energy becoming brighter and brighter, circulating in every organ, in every tissue, in every gland, in every cell of your body. As you breach out, exhale all worries, all anxieties, all fear, all illness and dis-ease from your being as smoke or cloud dissolving and disappearing away into the air and in to the universe, having no control over you. Continue to do this for several minutes visualizing the illness turning into smoke and disappearing into the air. Stay focused as you are visualizing the smoke disappearing. Imagine your body glowing from radiant light, energized, vibrating health. Imagine yourself happy and joyful, doing the things you love doing.

Another type of visualization for healing is to imagine within your belief system, something taking the illness away. For example, if it is a tumor, imagine an angel taking it away, or if an angel is not working for you, imagine a bird, or a polar bear eating a donut or something representing the tumor, until the "thing" they eat, is completely eaten and disappeared. Or imagine laser beams burning the tumor until is completely gone. Or imagine chemotherapy as a light that turns the tumor into a liquid that is washed out of your body as urine. Use your imagination, your creativity, your imagery guided by you, at the relaxed level of your mind to rid yourself of what the problem is. Imagine yourself enjoying the end result you created. Imagine yourself completely healed. Feel happiness and joy for being healthy. Imagine yourself dong all the things you love to do as you enjoy being healthy. Visit your ideal place of relaxation and allow yourself to do things with others you value, involve your mental senses and allow them to bring information to you that you enjoy, to hear the sounds of nature, to smell fragrances, to taste, smell and touch what you love. Use all your senses and your mind to enjoy your life to the fullest as you created it with your mind.

From then on, visualize what you created with your imagination and live it every day, every moment without ever revisiting the problem again. It is gone, is past. You visualize the imagined solution as you created it, three times a day, and you live your life as if you already have attracted your desired end result.

The same process can be used to improve relationships, to manifest a better job, to attract business, to improve sales, to perfect the tennis suing or any athletic sport, to improve memory and concentration, to change a behavior, to eliminate bad habits, to help your children with hyperactivity or attention deficit, or anything else you want. The key is to visualize the problem, imagine the solution and visualize the imagined end result. If your imagination in correcting the problem is exaggerated basking in the light and glory or the desired end result with lots of feeling in it, the better, as in your mind you already have what you want. Repeat this every day and do not be concerned how or when it will happen. The stronger your desire, belief and expectancy the faster and easier will be to manifest your dream. Just be certain that your guidance of the energy at the creative level will be channeled to create what you desire to create, belief to have, and expect to happen.

This is the science of Conscious Creation so you can enjoy health, wholeness, balance and the life you want to live to the fullest!

PS. Please note that we do not suggest to rely only on this method for self-healing; continue your treatment under your doctor's supervision and do this in parallel. Creative visualization speeds up recovery and healing but is not replacing traditional medicine. "

http://www.mindhacks.org/2008/01/23/the-art-of-visualization-and-imagination-for-self-healing/



Friday, February 8, 2008

 

Moments

Another one from Abraham-Hicks email. Take what's useful and leave the rest.


"Mining the moment for something that feels good, something to appreciate, something to savor, something to take in, that's what your moments are about. They're not about justifying your existence. It's justified. You exist. It's not about proving your worthiness. It's done. You're worthy. It's not about achieving success. You never get it done. It's about "How much can this moment deliver to me?" And some of you like them fast, some of you like them slow. No one's taking score. You get to choose. The only measurement is between my desire and my allowing. And your emotions tell you everything about that.

Excerpted from a workshop in San Antonio, TX on Saturday, April 20th, 2002

All Is Well "

 


Thursday, February 7, 2008

 

Thoughts

Since "The Secret" has become mainstream making it to Oprah and since Abraham's messages are mentioned so much in Law of Attraction teachings, am adding this quote from one of their workshops which came in email. 

Take what resonates and leave the rest.


 

"The thought that you think, you think, which attracts to it; so you think it some more, which attracts to it; so you think it some more. In other words, when you have an expectation, you've got a dominant thought going on, and Law of Attraction is going to deliver that to you again, and again and again. And you say "The reason that I believe this, is because it is true." And we say, the reason that you believe it, is because you've practiced the thought. All that a belief is, is a thought that you keep practicing.

Excerpted from a workshop in Indianapolis., IN on Tuesday, May 28th, 2002

All Is Well  "


Wednesday, February 6, 2008

 

.."Second Universal Law of Success - The Law of Magnetism


"The Second Universal Law of Success - The Law of Magnetism
By Sandra Anne Taylor   July 24th, 2007
Source Dream Manifesto

"While the first Law of Success concerns what you create, the second one, the Law of Magnetism, concerns what you attract. These two forces together have the greatest impact on your destiny: The first has to do with the power of your consciousness; the second has to do with the power of your energy.

There are many patterns of energy at work in the world today. Amazingly powerful yet unseen forces have very real and predictable outcomes. For instance, if you key in the numbers of a very specific signal to your cell phone and then press the "talk" button, that sequence will be directed by a satellite thousands of miles away to the appropriate recipient. Another phone will ring, and the energy of your voice will be bounced back and forth, allowing you to have a clear conversation even if you're a great distance away from the other person.

If you push a button on a remote control, a signal will be sent to a box in the corner of the room and a television picture will form-complete with sound-again transmitted from a far-distant source. Modern CAT scans and MRIs use energy to create images of the body. Microwaves cook food, sensors ensure security, and lasers remove tumors.

The list of ways in which modern humans have harnessed, directed, and utilized energy is almost endless. All of the above phenomena - and countless more - have very significant physical results, but the influences aren't limited to medicine, communications, and technical gadgetry. The energetic workings of the Universe impact each and every one of us in ways that most people are never aware of - even to the point of individual experiences of happiness and success.

The Law of Magnetism says that we can only attract the same kind of energy that we put out about ourselves. It's based on the quantum-physical principle that everything - including every person - projects this power. In fact, the Universe is filled with vibrations that scientists call "strings" of energy. It moves within us, from us, and all around us literally all the time.

Whether we're aware of it or not, each of us is a part of a vast exchange and expansion of this force that takes place in the Universe every moment of every day.

Our personal energy moves outward from us and connects with others of like resonance, determining both whom and what we'll attract in life. Each of us is like a little radio station, constantly broadcasting signals about our self and our life. The people and situations that match those signals are the ones that will tune in to us and be drawn into our life experience.

In truth, what we call chemistry - whether it's romantic or professional - is actually more of a resonance, a matching of signals and personal vibrations. So if success is what you're after, it will be very important to understand how your energy is created-and what it may be broadcasting about you even now.

Your Energetic Calling Card
In the Victorian era, calling cards were used to announce the arrival of a visitor or friend, and letters of introduction were sent ahead to pave the way and help someone new connect with others of like society. It was a formal process, but one which let the recipient know that the bearer was well connected and highly regarded.

Your personal resonance does much the same thing. Long before you arrive at an experience in life, your energy has sent messages about you to the people you'll be interacting with. It announces you to everyone, revealing that part of you that others relate to on an unconscious but very compelling level: your energetic nature. So if you don't like the society or circumstances you've attracted so far, or if you've had difficulty finding the success you desire, you'll need to change what you put into your energetic calling card.

Luckily, since this frequency is something that you produce yourself, it's also something that you can change. Once you figure out what makes up your vibrational resonance, you can take active steps to improve your magnetic frequency and change all that you attract.

There are three major ways that your personal resonance is created:

Through your emotional energy, or the vibrations of your feelings
Through your cognitive energy, or the vibrations of your thoughts
Through your physical energy, or the vibrations of your body
Let's take a closer look at the first two methods on this list.

The Emotional Broadcast
Your emotional resonance is by far the most powerful expression of yourself. Your daily feelings broadcast loud and clear signals about who you are and what you expect from the world. If you're chronically fearful, for example, you project that and will only attract more and more situations that will cause you to be afraid. If anger is predominant, you're sending out signals that you expect hostility-and that's exactly what you'll get.

But if you choose a lighter, happier attitude, you broadcast the message that you expect the world to be a joyous place, and both your energy and your expectation will bring more of that to you. If you have confident and peaceful feelings about yourself, they'll send out a very magnetic vibration, attracting people and experiences that bring an even deeper sense of serenity to your life. This is your resonant reality; what you send out will most certainly come back to you.

Your predominant feelings energize your destiny creation by virtue of their powerful presence in your heart and mind. The more emotionally charged an experience or issue is, the more power it generates. For this reason, a shift to more positive sentiments is a basic requirement of the Law of Magnetism.

It's an energetic truth that the quality of your emotional life will determine the caliber of your life in general. In this the law is strict: The Universe will return your own joy, love, and happiness to you; and it will return your fear, anger, and unhappiness as well.

But where do emotions come from? What's the source of this powerful energy that you engage in all the time? Underneath every single emotional experience is a stimulating source. Whether the feeling is anger or love, misery or joy, depression or excitement, boredom or bliss, every blossom or thorn of sentiment has one originating seed-and that seed is thought.

The Thought's the Thing
The second way that you project your energy out into the world is through your cognitive power. Your thoughts rarely stop, so they're continually churning out vibrational messages in your energetic field. And since they're also the source of your emotional energy, they're doubly important in your pursuit of success.

Thoughts of confidence bring feelings of hope, while those of inadequacy bring feelings of despair. Which is more likely to attract wonderful outcomes to you? The positive results you're looking for can only come from peaceful emotions and positive thoughts.

If you're like most people, the process of thinking may seem rather random and spontaneous, something that you just experience rather than decide on. Maybe you've never been taught to think positively, or maybe the direction your mind takes depends on the situation you're in or the people you're with. One thing's for sure: If you look around you and find your life wanting, the Universe is telling you to take control of your thoughts!

Most negative thinking is based in one of three fears:

Fear of the future
Fear of rejection
Fear of failure
Fear of the future can range from fleeting worries that something may go wrong to wild anticipation of personal catastrophe, including thoughts such as What if the meeting doesn't go well? What if I lose this account? What if I get sick or die?

Fear of rejection runs the gamut from nagging concerns about being judged to utter panic about being abandoned. People who have these kinds of thoughts are often self-critical or even self-loathing. Thoughts such as I'm not good enough, I'm not capable, and I'm not worthy invariably lead to fears such as What if my spouse leaves me? or What if I get fired?

All fear is toxic to the energy of achievement, so it's inevitable that fear of failure creates the energy of a self-fulfilling prophecy; those who see themselves as unsuccessful can only draw defeat. These negative thoughts are your greatest obstacles to genuine happiness. They destroy optimism and increase worry and frustration, two miserable vibrations that attract miserable results. It's often said that your life moves in the direction of your dominant thought, and your energy is the reason why.

"Every person is surrounded by a thought atmosphere. . . .
Through this power we are either attracting or repelling.
Like attracts like and . . . we attract just what we are in mind."
- Ernest Holmes

This excerpt is taken from the book Quantum Success, by Sandra Anne Taylor. "

http://www.dreammanifesto.com/the-second-universal-law-of-success-the-law-of-magnetism.html



Wednesday, February 6, 2008

 

"Five Keys To Keep You Moving Forward


"Five Keys To Keep You Moving Forward

By Ada Porat February 5th, 2008
Source Dream Manifesto

"Everyone wants to be able to improve their lives in some way: to heal something, to start something new, to find their soul purpose. As long as we are alive, this process continues. Everyone has a next step waiting to be taken, and everyone absolutely everyone has trouble accomplishing it. In fact, we spend an inordinate amount of time making up reasons and excuses for not moving forward.

Being stuck can be extremely painful. The desire you have to change a habit or improve your life comes from your soul. When you do not move forward with it, you block the very expression of your soul. The frustration that accumulates over time because of dysfunctional patterns of self-sabotage merely represents the surface issue.

Here are five practical things to be aware of so you can break free and move forward in your life more effectively:

1. Get Over the Fear of Humiliation
Most people are controlled by the fear of being humiliated. How do you get over the paralyzing fear of being humiliated and worry about what others will say? By recognizing that your true locus of control is inside you. Looking outside ourselves for approval, acceptance and love, is a trap of the ego. The fear of being humiliated by external feedback, is really based on pride. True commitment to the journey of our souls brings with it a deep sense of humility. When we no longer look outside ourselves for approval and affirmation, we finally align with the true Source of our being. That relationship moves us to a place of deep inner honesty and humility because we identify with our true identity as souls.

2. What Reality Do You Live In?
Do you find yourself bargaining that you will get on with what you need to do as soon as the children are grown, or after you are out of debt, or once you get a new job? Are you dreaming of the life you'd love to have if only you had the money, time or resources? If so, you may be living in a fantasy world! On this planet, results come from matching vision with action, step by step. Instead of waiting for the perfect opportunity, the question to ask yourself is, What I am I doing in the meantime

Appeasing the yearning of your soul with empty rationalization and promises, is not enough. You need to start taking action to bring your life into alignment with the guidance you are being given, or else you are living in a fantasy world. If not, you may end up in guidance overload overwhelmed, stuck or frustrated and you'll have nobody to blame but yourself!

3. Guidance Overload
Guidance overload comes from asking for help from too many people but never acting on any of the information that you've stuffed into your energy field. When planning a change, it is normal to start gathering information for ways to move forward. The trap lies in over-analyzing each piece of guidance and information or waiting for another, and another, piece to appear before taking action. This can move you into analysis paralysis or guidance overload, where there is too much information floating around in your mind, all triggering your fears, anxieties, limiting beliefs and memories of past trauma - and you don't know where to start. Guidance overload is also an indication of having given your power away to others instead of taking full responsibility for your life. It is not a happy place to be at!

To break free from guidance overload, you need to go back to the beginning and start with the very first step that needs to be taken. When fear arises in response to that step, deal with it! Our greatest power lies in choosing our truth in the face of our fears. When you have taken the first step, you can ask for more guidance.

4. Become A Mystic In The Marketplace
For many centuries, mystics lived on the fringe of society. They did not mix with the masses or participate in affairs of the world. This has all changed. Today, the level of consciousness on the planet has tipped the scales to offer potential for unprecedented growth and change. Spiritually awakened beings are being called to participate in this worldwide shift by becoming mystics in the marketplace, and not on the mountain or in the monastery.

To answer the call, you need to learn how to commune with your soul to access the inner guidance that is stirring there. Every change that you wish to see in society, starts with you and the field of consciousness that you are holding. You are called to be the change you desire to see in the world, and you change the world around you through the power of your evolving soul as you hold the energy field of love wherein consciousness can evolve. In a world crying for healing, there is no greater service you can offer.

5. Find Appropriate Support For Each Stage of Growth
Successful personal growth depends on being able to determine where your learning needs fine-tuning and then to support that with appropriate correction and feedback. Whether you need a new skill or a compassionate ear, listen to your needs and find the support to ensure your success.

Collectively, these five keys can be very helpful to identify where progress may be stagnated in any area of your life, and to help you break free so you can live more effectively. "

http://www.dreammanifesto.com/keys-moving-forward.html



Tuesday, February 5, 2008

 

Socialized Medicine

Interesting commentary about compulsory health care from Powerlineblog.com.


"Forcing Young People Into the System

"The least-acknowledged fact in the present debate over health care is that many millions of Americans have no good reason to buy health insurance. This is especially true of single young people, above all single men. They rarely become seriously ill, and they know that if they are unlucky enough to be in an accident or contract a serious illness, they will be treated anyway. So, quite properly, they see no reason to pay for health insurance or--the same thing--place a high value on health insurance as an employment benefit.

Pizza Hut learned this a few years ago when it pioneered a program that made health insurance available to its part-time workers at remarkably advantageous rates. To the company's surprise, few of its part-time employees--fewer than ten percent, as I recall--signed up for the plan. Even at subsidized rates, the vast majority of young, single employees had no interest in spending money on health insurance.

Thus, the crocodile tears that are shed over "the uninsured" are by no means entirely genuine. One of the basic purposes of just about anyone's "health care plan" is to find a way to force those millions of young, single people to pay for the health care required by their elders.

Hillary Clinton confronted this issue today on ABC's This Week, and made news with her willingness to garnish wages to force Americans into unwilling participation in her health care system:

Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton said Sunday she might be willing to garnish the wages of workers who refuse to buy health insurance to achieve coverage for all Americans.

The New York senator has criticized presidential rival Barack Obama for pushing a health plan that would not require universal coverage. Clinton has not always specified the enforcement measures she would embrace, but when pressed on ABC's "This Week," she said: "I think there are a number of mechanisms" that are possible, including "going after people's wages, automatic enrollment."

Clinton said such measures would apply only to workers who can afford health coverage but refuse to buy it, which puts undue pressure on hospitals and emergency rooms.

Of course, acknowledging that a great many Americans "refuse to buy" health insurance makes a mockery of the Democrats' constant attempts to equate a lack of health insurance with a lack of health care.

The need to force participation by people for whom health insurance is a bad investment is not unique to Hillary Clinton's plan. Any system that tries to achieve universal health insurance will require compulsion. Mitt Romney's web site describes his plan to make private health insurance available to everyone, but doesn't say what he will do about those who make a rational choice not to buy insurance. I believe I've heard Romney say that we have to be prepared to refuse such people treatment at hospital emergency rooms, at least for non-emergencies; if I'm misquoting him, his campaign can correct me and I'll publish an update.

There is an analogy between the compulsory aspects of the candidates' health care proposals and Social Security. A young man or woman would be crazy to participate in the Social Security system if he or she had any choice. If anyone saved 12.4% of his earnings over a lifetime, he would not only have far more money in retirement than Social Security can provide, it would, equally important, be his money, to invest and dispose of as he sees fit. But the government needs young people's money to support their grandparents' retirements, so Social Security is forced upon them. The same thing, in essence, will happen with health care if any comprehensive "reform" plan is adopted.  "

http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives2/2008/02/019711.php


Monday, February 4, 2008

 

"Beware Of The Warnings!

All the food, environmental warnings plus drug ads on tv, makes you wonder exactly what the media is trying to create.  This article sums it up well ... great quick read.

 


"Beware Of The Warnings!
               by LeRoy Malouf

 http://oracle20-20.com/magazine/2008/0208/malouf.php


Sunday, February 3, 2008

 

"Having Money

Don't believe her first book mentioned winning the lottery, but this is from the latest copyright.  

 

".......You may be hoping that your wealth will come from winning a lottery. To win, be ready to receive the money. While many of you hope to win, you don’t truly expect to win. People who win are committed to winning, and have dealt with their beliefs that say getting money this way is too easy, or too good to be true. . ........"

http://www.aquarius-atlanta.com/currentissueview.php?issueid=139  


Friday, February 1, 2008

 

"How Not to Address Climate Change

Slow the US economy??????????????????????????Thud Makes perfect sense to slow our economy so the EU can set policy for us !!   BS Bill says it .... it has to be true. BS BS

 

Truth = greenhouse gas hidden agendas fueled by gullibility.




"Bill: "We Just Have to Slow Down Our Economy" to Fight Global Warming

January 31, 2008 9:26 AM

Former President Bill Clinton was in Denver, Colorado, stumping for his wife yesterday.

In a long, and interesting speech, he characterized what the U.S. and other industrialized nations need to do to combat global warming this way: "We just have to slow down our economy and cut back our greenhouse gas emissions 'cause we have to save the planet for our grandchildren."

At a time that the nation is worried about a recession is that really the characterization his wife would want him making? "Slow down our economy"?

I don't really think there's much debate that, at least initially, a full commitment to reduce greenhouse gases would slow down the economy....So was this a moment of candor?

He went on to say that his the U.S. -- and those countries that have committed to reducing greenhouse gases -- could ultimately increase jobs and raise wages with a good energy plan.. ........................"

http://blogs.abcnews.com/politicalpunch/2008/01/bill-we-just-ha.html

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"How Not to Address Climate Change   

By Kenneth Green

Source: TCS Daily

"Common sense should tell us that good policies produce more in benefits than they cost us. Unfortunately, common sense has left the building when it comes to climate policy. Asserting (somewhat absurdly) that America's economic and geopolitical competitors, such as China and India, are just waiting for "U.S. moral leadership," several voices are renewing their call for domestic cap-and-trade legislation to control greenhouse gases.


But cap-and-trade schemes are fundamentally flawed, and particularly ill-suited to greenhouse gas control. The current poster child for cap and trade is the Warner-Lieberman Climate Security Act of 2007 (S. 2191). If enacted, Warner-Lieberman will cause economic harm without producing any environmental or climate-protective benefits. This is the hallmark of irrational policy.


First, let's look at the likelihood that the legislation's goals can be met. Economist Margo Thorning observed in Congressional testimony, "In order to meet the emission reduction targets in S. 2191, U.S. per capita emissions would have to fall by a total of 13.8 percent over the 2000-2012 period, an additional 20.2 percent from 2012 to 2020 and a further 27.6 from 2020 to 2030. In other words, the required reductions in per capita emissions are about 25 to 35 times greater than what occurred from 1990 to 2000. The technologies simply do not exist to reduce total (and per capita emissions) over the next 17 years by the amounts mandated in S. 2191..." Thorning is not alone in this belief: in a 2004 Science article, a team of 18 prestigious scientists observed that meeting projected growth in energy demand while sharply curbing greenhouse gas emissions requires carbon-free technologies that "do not exist operationally or as pilot plants."


Now, let's look at the costs. Economist Anne Smith testified to Congress that her state-of-the-art economic modeling estimates that Warner-Lieberman would cause net reduction in 2015 GDP of 1.0% to 1.6% relative to the GDP that would otherwise occur. That loss rises to the range of 2% to 2.5% after 2015. Smith found that the annual loss in GDP would increase to the range of $800 billion to $1 trillion, which is serious money. By 2020, Smith estimates losses of 1.5 to 3.4 million jobs -- and that is net jobs, after adjusting for the new "green" jobs that might be created by the bill.


None of this is surprising as experience has shown cap-and-trade schemes are fundamentally flawed. Here are four reasons. First, capping carbon essentially puts a regulatory drag on economic growth. When the economy grows, energy demand rises, which means the demand for the limited number of carbon permits would rise, strangling growth in its cradle.


Second, everyone involved in a cap-and-trade system has incentives to cheat. Companies have incentives both to overstate historical emissions, and to exaggerate the benefits of new technologies to generate bogus emissions that become ready cash. Experience in both the US and Europe shows that firms usually get away with it: validating historic emissions is nearly impossible. And governments won't look very hard - wanting to appear green, they have strong incentives to turn their eyes away from carbon credit malfeasance.


Third, cap-and-trade creates a perpetual group of rent-seekers - those raking in profits in new carbon trading - who will call for ever-tighter caps, and who will staunchly oppose any other approach to dealing with greenhouse gas emissions. Once a company holds millions of dollars in carbon credits, they can be expected to spend large sums of money lobbying against anything that would devalue their new currency.


Finally, carbon cap-and-trade will raise the costs of energy, goods, and services. If that does not happen, there is no incentive for anyone to cut back on energy use, and the attendant emissions it produces. This could be offset, in theory, if the carbon permits were all auctioned off, and the revenues used to lower other taxes. But no emission trading system has ever auctioned off a majority of permits, and Warner-Lieberman is no exception: at first, it auctions only a trivial share of emission permits, and even when that ramps up decades hence, the revenues are used as a wealth-redistribution tool focused mainly on funding dubious energy research schemes rather than protecting the overall economy from the impact of higher energy prices.


The post-Bali refrain is that the US should "lead" by enacting carbon cap-and-trade. Apart from the silliness of assuming that our economic and political competitors are waiting on the US for "moral leadership," carbon cap-and-trade is simply bad policy: its costs are high, and benefits non-existent. Rational climate policy would consist of a short-term focus on adaptation, and a longer-term effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions via a modest revenue-neutral carbon tax.


Kenneth P. Green is a Resident Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. "


http://www.tcsdaily.com/article.aspx?id=013008A

 


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