We are all habituated into thinking we can have only that which our mind perceives. This is not true. From the readings I give I see we all have potentials not only a little beyond what we are actualizing, but far, far beyond. The trick is to say yes to something beyond what you can imagine so as to create space for that something to come in. And this is about the habit of honestly thinking that if we can't imagine it, it doesn't exist. If we can't see a way, it can't be done.
That is not how it works.
When you imagine things, you imagine it from the reality in which you already operate.
What you are capable of actualizing is another reality. You can't imagine that other reality from the reality you're in.
So, what do you do?
Accept that it exists, first of all. Then when you're looking to expand your life, ask for qualities that you want, the highest qualities of soul, love, joy, peace, prosperity, success . . . the actualization of your highest divine potential.
Don't look at the evidence of what you have and extrapolate from there what might be possible. Take your eyes off of that and just open to the energy what it would feel like if you had the ideal lifestyle--how that would feel, and say yes! to that.
Daily give some attention to that wonderful feeling. In this way you keep yourself open to receive beyond that which you can imagine.
If you do this successfully, if you can truly accept this new energy, it's amazing the sorts of leaps you can make.
It's saying yes! that's important.
We are so used to having what we have, we're like a tight container that refuses to get bigger because the expansion hurts to much--think of stretching in Yoga. But if we are willing to go through the discomfort, the disorientation of this new feeling of expansion, we can create wonderful things for ourselves and experience unprecedented fulfillment.
Ultimately all of Life is about expansion. It's a matter of whether we are willing to do this consciously, or whether it will be imposed on us. Part of evolving into a divine human is to participate consciously in our own soul expansion.
When you feel you're on the treadmill, can't find a way out, stop. It's most likely you are doing things that you think you have to do, but do not. You think these things are out of your hands, out of your control, but they are not. Stop. Take time off. Look at it from a distance. Do you really have to do these things in this kind of a way? Who says? Think about what you really want and what you really value, what has meaning for you, what gives you joy, then start to shape your life in that direction.
It may be you'll have to give some things up. It may be you'll make some people uncomfortable. It may not be easy to make these changes. But the fact remains that you can make them, once you step out of the rut of the ego believing the physical/social reality to be Reality.
Step into freedom and happiness of your larger self, your divine self.
I will admit I get impatient -- and the only time I really do is when people are not willing to do one single thing for their own transformation or the project they want to actualize.
I had someone call me who wanted to write a book. And she told me all she could not do:
--She could not write.
--She could not sit in front of a computer.--She knew nothing about computers.
--She did not do email.
--She needed someone to sit there and listen to her story and write it for her.
--She could not pay, but wanted to live with the writer.
The first time ever I got irritated with a client out loud and said, You have to be able to do something!
And I get smaller versions of this where people simply expect something be done--and they expect you to do it, while they do absolutely nothing.
It does not work that way.
You have to be willing to do everything and anything on your own behalf to affect changes in your being and in your life. Others can support, but they can't do it for you.
The more responsibility you take for yourself and your life, the more you validate yourself as a powerful being able to direct your own life. And that is a place of happiness, peace and prosperity.