Tag: Hate

How To Get What You Concentrate Upon

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Photo by Evelina Zhu

We get what we concentrate upon. But how do we get it? According to Jane Roberts, “You get what you concentrate upon.” That is, if you concentrate upon success, you will get success. If you concentrate upon hate, you will get hate. If you concentrate upon your life, you will get your life.

But what if we concentrate upon the wrong thing? What do we do to protect ourselves? What do we do to protect our minds?

Because of your intense concentration, be careful not to miss the wonder that is happening around you. Wonder is happening around you. Pay attention to it. Pay attention to love. Pay attention to happiness. Pay attention to other people. Above all, pay attention to yourself. But if you don’t concentrate on the right thing, you miss it.

If you want love to dominate your life, concentrate on love thoughts. If you want happiness to dominate your life, concentrate on happiness thoughts. You can find happiness right where you are just by paying attention. You can find love right where you are just by paying attention. Whatever you want in your life, pay attention to it.

But if you don’t pay attention to love, you miss love. And if you don’t pay attention to happiness, you miss happiness. And if you don’t pay attention to yourself, you miss yourself. What are you concentrating upon?

Don’t Disappoint Yourself

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Photo by Brett Sayles

It will never end. Life never ends. Even when we are no longer here, life continues.

Life is a journey. It continues. Do not expect it to end. If you do, you are going to disappoint yourself. So don’t disappoint yourself.

It is easier to disappoint yourself than to disappoint others. How? Because you are able to hide your true life, your true self, the true story, your failures, your mistakes.

Be authentic. It takes courage to be authentic. Remember, you live your true life when you are authentic..

Barbara De Angelis said, “We need to find the courage to say No to the things and people that are not serving us, if we want to rediscover ourselves and live our lives with authenticity.”

If you cannot live with authenticity, do not expect it from other people. Do not expect what you cannot give yourself from other people.

If you are not good enough for your life, you will never be good enough for other people’s lives.

General Colin Powell writes, “Always do your best. Even when no one else is looking, you always are. Don’t disappoint yourself.” He is right.

To live your true life, you must rise above yourself. You find your true self when you are committed to something bigger than yourself.

If you walk around with hate in your mind, you cannot live your true life. And to live your true life, you must replace hate with love. Because love is life.