What are your dreams?
Are you in a place in your life where part of it feels limited or
exhausting? If so, it is the time for you to begin manifesting your
dreams and desires.
First of all you must remember that Miracles Do
Happen and that it is time to reach for the top. Not to order from the
bottom of the list, but to ask for what it is that you really desire.
Go for the top. Go for the limitlessness.
Show your fellow beings that—through the process of releasing limited thoughts—your cup is filled
with the opportunities that the Universe Wants To Bring to you. By
daring to do this, you are teaching what you know. You have taken the
courage to release. Now you must take the even greater courage to
command and receive what you wish.
You must stay in touch with the
fact that you are in actuality manifesting every moment of the day
what you desire, whether it is the top or the bottom.
Stretch your vision of yourself!
If you desire the bottom of the list, you are manifesting that as
well. If you are looking for the top, you will bring that in. You will
receive what you ask for.
You are in the process of manifesting your dreams through
It would be as if you decided to go shopping at the clothing store.
First you would pick the clothing store that is aligned with your
style, not what is aligned with your budget, but with your style.
You see, what you need to do here is stretch your perception of self.
The way you see yourself and the way others see you are two different
things. When your Higher Self is in action, you don’t focus on a
limited thought pattern. Open up to the highest and ask for support.
When you are wondering if something is the highest for you, put out
into the Universe and ask: Is this really the highest for me? You may
do this in meditation or quiet moments.
You will be surprised at how little you are asking.
You are asking very small. You need to expand.
Castles or buttons. What do
All is available to you, but you’ve got to ask. This is sometimes a
difficult process, but it is the most important piece that you can do,
because without asking, you do not expand into the next level.
Focus on places in your life
where you know it is time to grow, as you are tired of the place you
are in. Take the time to write them down and explore what your reality
is and what your dreams are.
It is important to practice
expanding your vision.
You can also ask for the highest, and the highest good will
come to you—when you let go of the form it will take, and any
attachment to the outcome.
Conflict and Resistance
If you write your dreams down on paper and think, “I couldn’t achieve
that,” at least you have put it down so there is something to
Now look at the issues of conflict and resistance here. If it feels like a
piece of your dream isn’t coming to you, it’s because you’re not
allowing for it to be received.
Allowing means to do nothing
(unless guided). You are letting the Universe do the work for you. Be
open, not resistant, to what you want, and the Universe will bring it
Allow yourself to receive the abundance of the Universe. Allow
yourself to receive the energy of Love—true unconditional love—without
fear. Allow yourself to receive the energy and the true love and
healing of who you are.
The Universe is bringing you all that you need now.
To get what you want, all you need to do
is ask. Much like you go to a restaurant and order from the menu, just
order what you wish, and it will be brought to you. And just as you
are ordering in a restaurant, order what is delightful and pleasing
to the palate, not what is the essence of the budget. If you order
bread and water, this is what will be brought to you, so order from the
highest categories, and you will receive that.
The more you laugh, the lighter you dance, and the more you ask large
and allow. So lighten up! Dance! Laugh!
Over and over in your life, you will see small ways in which this is
performed and brought to you, and you will laugh. You will laugh at
the signs; you will laugh with great humor at the ways these things
fall into place. You will wonder why you ever made it so hard.
Laughter, as you know, makes the heart so light, and lets the Universe
bring what you ask.
Asking and Receiving Exercise
Without asking, you do not expand into the next level of your
consciousness. Most of us ask far too little of the Universe. Dare to
acknowledge your deepest dreams and desires, and dare to ask. Dare to
ask big, and then open yourself to receiving. Expect miracles and stay
open to receiving all the Universe has to offer.
1. Explore places in your life where you have not yet dared to ask for
2. Affirm to the Universe, either through visualization, meditation,
or in writing that you are formally asking for and are open to
receiving whatever it is that you most desire.
3. Explore any places
in your heart where you are resisting your dream. Put out into the
Universe and ask for guidance in releasing your conflict(s). You may
do this in meditation or quiet moments.
4. Keep track of what you receive and when.
About the Author:
Shirley Knapp, U.S.A.
Shirley Knapp is an internationally recognized spiritual teacher and
author of "Sustaining Joy" who leads groups in personal growth. She
has been in a holistic private practice, teaching and embracing
individuals and groups since 1986. Shirley’s mission is to heal, love
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