Originally Posted by alambrose
Since everything is created in the present moment, the idea that you are at the mercy of existing beliefs, is a limiting belief...
Realize that whatever ideas (beliefs) that you currently hold, are JUST ideas and can always be changed in the present moment. It is not necessary to dig through the past and attempt to uncover reasons (existing idea/beliefs) as the culprit for a lack of progress.
THE PRESENT IS THE POINT OF POWER.
Read "The Nature of Personal Reality: A Seth Book" by Jane Roberts. Seth preceded Abraham, and probably due to Jerry's fascination with the Seth material, I am sure that Seth had a profound influence on the material Abraham delivered.
In my opinion, the Abraham material is more practical and user friendly; however there is no replacement for "The Nature of Personal Reality" as a foundation.
I have it and have read it. It's a fantastic book. The idea of right now, right NOW, being the point from which the next moment and all its trappings springs has been influential. It's been difficult to keep it in mind when other people have a say in what's happening (like invoices being paid or what have you). One of my beliefs is that we can't necessarily control what others do (occasionally we can if they are subconsciously agreeable to that), even if we all spring from the same source. So it's been a hit-and-miss process.
I've tried the "This is just a belief, so I believe I no longer have it" method, but my subconscious is clearly