|11-04-2011, 06:15 PM||#1 (permalink)|
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Western USA
Rip the Tablecloth Off the Table!
One of the best pieces of imagery I've come across, to erase fears or worries from sticking in the mind: ripping the tablecloth off the table!
Imagine that you are standing in front of dinner table that is adorned with a very fine tablecloth. The table is your mind. The tablecloth is your current mindset about your life. Then imagine your fears and worries piling up on your table, like a Thanksgiving feast on your dinner table. (Aren't they beautiful! Turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy!) These fears and worries seem perfectly placed--after all, they only ask you "how" you will possibly accomplish your goals, when there are so many "unknowns," "variables," "people who aim to thwart you," and "limitations." They poo poo the idea that intentional manifestations can come true without knowing the "science" of "how" it will be so. They want your plans, your details, your back-up plans, back-up details, and they want your exit-strategy, when everything goes to hell! They want your scientific mind and Rubic's Cube logic on every conceivable level of minutiae. They won't rest until they have it all. And if you buy into the worry, and if you think you have answered all their demanding questions, they will simply smile and say, "but what about..." You're pretty much screwed at that point, as you should never have taken their bait! These worrying ideas like to visit you late at night or early in the morning, when you lie vulnerable and half asleep in bed--when you can't possibly keep all the puzzle pieces straight in your mind, and when you are not even dressed, up, and ready to go, to take action! That is their favorite trick: to hit you when you're tired, to hit you when you're down.
The trick for me--and it is indeed a panacea to shut worries the hell up--is to refer all such "cursed hows" to the Universe. I confidently look at the worries and laugh. I think, "Nice try! You almost had me! You nearly convinced me that I had to deal with you all. But I don't. I am going to call in my big, bad friend named 'Bruno, the Universe,' and he will take care of all you 'hows!' in the way of his choosing." And then the fears and worries try to give me more of their lip. They try to convince me that I am being irresponsible in such "fanciful thinking"--that I must "get real." At that point, I flex my mind power and say, "Really? Hmm...Watch this!" And then I rip that fine tablecloth right off the table, and that perfect feast of worry goes crash, boom, bam onto the floor! As I rip the tablecloth off, I say firmly, confidently, and boldly: "Let the Universe figure it out!" I then say, "Ahhhh...what a beautiful, clear table I see! I can put anything on that table I want! Nice!" I hum a tune and then I lay down a nice, new, fine tablecloth in my mind. I sigh in peaceful relief. Then, clear in the table of my mind, I focus on the objects of my manifestation and visualization! The mental image of ripping a tablecloth off the table--even with the most "convincing," beautiful feast laid on it--while commanding "Let the Universe figure that crap out!" is very, very powerful for me. Works like a charm! Give it a try and let me know if it works for you, too!
Last edited by Balbrae; 11-04-2011 at 06:23 PM.
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