In her book ACTS OF FAITH, Iyanla Vanzant writes, “Even when it seems that the well is drying up, we can affirm, ‘I can hardly wait to see the good that will come out of this.'” Affirmations are a powerful tool that I can use anywhere anytime. Knowing that my mind is my most precious tool and that my thoughts have creative power, I use affirmations to focus my attention. When what I don’t want seems to be all I can see, I use affirmations to remind me of what it is I want. Grace is omnipresent, God is omniactive, and I must use my attention to see beyond any idea otherwise. This is the power of affirmation.
In order for an affirmation to really support me, it must be something I can, in substance, believe, otherwise my subconscious mind will rail against it thus creating more negative affirmations. I affirm what is possible and what is true. I affirm my gratitude and my willingness. I increase my receptiveness to having what I want through affirmations.
Today I invite you to think of three affirmations that speak to the desire of my soul such as:
- Gratefully, I give all control to God and experience true freedom.
- I willingly release all judgment and condemnation and look to see with eyes of love and compassion.
- I AM open and receptive to Divine guidance and support in all areas of my life.
Consider posting your affirmations in prominent places where you’ll see them often. Make a commitment to say them every time you see them. In THE ARTIST’S WAY Julia Cameron advises, “if we can become one-tenth as good at positive self-talk as we are at negative self-talk, we will notice an enormous change.” Today I AM willing to change my mind! My practice of nonviolence is a powerful agent for revealing more peace, more love and more joy in the world, right now!