Change the Channel!

Are you watching a dream or watching a nightmare? When there is something in our past that causes us hurt or regret to remember it, we have a tendency to replay it over and over again. Every one of us does this but just because it is a popular way to act doesn’t mean that it is the best way.

Paying attention to our past mistakes is like watching a documentary on a disaster over and over again. What is on TV can’t harm us but by paying attention to what is happening on the screen we generate the same strong feelings and emotions as if it were indeed happening in the present. What can we do? It really happened. There’s no denying that, right? Right but we can CHANGE THE CHANNEL!!!!! We can watch what we want. That is the very essence of free will.

When a nightmare pops up, change the channel to your dreams. Your dreams are what comes up when you ask yourself certain questions. What gives me joy that I would like more of in the future? What do I want to be able to give and do in the future? Where do I want to go? Who do I want to be with? How free do I want to be?

The Creator gave you an amazing mind and a remote control. Don’t spend time watching what went wrong. It’s not going to change and you are not going to get any more lessons out of it then you’ve already got. Watch your dreams. Watch your hopes. Watch your plans. Watch your fantasies. Watch what makes you feel good. It will change your life. Popcorn is optional.

(c)2011 All Rights Reserved, Patrick McBride


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