“Wealth should never be desired as an end, but simply as a means of accomplishing an end. Success is contingent upon a higher ideal …., and he aspires to such success must formulate an ideal for which he is willing to strive.” This is #5 Part 16 of the Master Keys. In my notes I wrote “The Why” and circled it and next to it, “A Burning Desire”. When I read this over and over, I think of all the images that are fed to the masses about wealth. The mansions, luxury cars, etc., but hardly ever is there any revealing of the “Why” behind it all. I wonder why that is. The enlightened know. That’s why they are afraid of us.
I remember, like it was yesterday, as a teenager, this feeling came over me that I was meant to do great things in life. I don’t remember what was happening at that moment that might have ignited that feeling, but I can feel it as strongly now as I did 45 years ago. Great things – I had no idea then what that even meant back then. To be honest, I still don’t quite know what that means.
All through life, as we all do, we’re trying to figure out how the pieces of life fit together, so we can begin to get a glimpse of what that greatness looks like. Like a jigsaw puzzle, we can construct the outer frame of our greatness, because of the straight sides of the pieces that form the frame. So we get the frame put together, and then the trial and error of putting the pieces together begins.
My friends, there are so many lessons that could be learned from this metaphor, but there is one overwhelming one that comes to mind. When we come into existence, we come into it complete. Just like the jigsaw box that contains all the pieces. The outer frame is the first thing put together. All of the other pieces that form our greatness are there to be assembled. Here’s where derailment takes place. We allow, or are unaware, the pieces are being exchanged by others who want to form our greatness in their image. When that happens, we are pulled out of alignment with the Universal Mind that is expressing itself through our life, because the pieces don’t fit. We are trying to force pieces together and life becomes a m.e.s.s. (Misery & Evil Side by Side).
I found in Master Key Part 15, the guidance, if you will, to recognize the pieces that don’t fit, so I can reclaim the the pieces that do. My greatness is coming into view.
Persistently moving forward to a goal has built in pitfalls to be aware of.
- Growing Weary Just Shy of the Victory
- Thinking Little Attempts Don’t Amount to Much
- Negative Self Talk
- Forgetting That the Universe Is Routing For You
- Tomorrow’s Success Is Greatly Dependent On How You End Today
- Forgetting That Each Day Is A Really, Really Good Day. Greeting It With Love In Your Heart. Rejoicing & Being Glad In It!
Stay out of these pits of sinking sand. You can take two steps forward, and any one of these can set you one step, two steps, three steps back.
The persistence of a bull implies a hard charging, I’m going to run you over if you don’t get out of my way, kind of attitude.
The persistence of a slow dripping of water implies you will eventually get tired of the drip and move or you will crack under the pressure and move.
Either way, you will move!
What a combination of qualities. Charging forward, going after what you want with the sheer determination of a bull trying to take down everything in its path that’s trying to stop him. This is definitely worth a Big Sit.
“I greet this day with love in my heart. I rejoice and am glad in it. And most of all I love myself.”
Sounds easy when you say it, yes? Then why do we sometimes have such a hard time doing it?
Why does the world (the powers that be) not want us to love ourselves?
Just a couple of questions that, if answered and solved, could, I don’t know, save the world?
Enjoy this: The Greatest Love Of All
If a picture speaks a thousand words, then so does “I Love You” spoken in silence when greeting some one. I have been consciously practicing this when I’m introduced to someone for the first time, along with silently spelling their name across their face, and when I do it magical things seem to happen. So, in my mind it sounds like this: “I Love You – S A R A H.” When I forget to, let’s just say I don’t feel the magic.