With great trepidation I quietly maneuvered through my house. Phew! I discovered the frame on one of my framed photos fell apart allowing the glass to fall to the floor. Not so interesting, huh?
Ah, but what happened next…
In the course of finding a new frame for this magnificent photograph by my talented friend Keith Couch, I realized how critically the choice of frame and mat (or no mat) are to whether the picture looks fabulous or not really so great at all.
Yes. The mat and the frame matter in how attractive the picture appears to others.
Have you ever gone to a frame shop and spent a LONG time choosing first the mat (its style, shape and color) that complimented the photo or painting and then the frame that worked with both the piece of art and the mat?
Not so easy, is it?
This morning it occurred to me how much life is like framing a picture. You see, the way you feel before an event greatly influences how you view and experience that event.
Let me give you an example.
Many people complain that affirmations don’t work. Let’s look at a major factor that causes a consciously spoken affirmation to either work or not work.
The state of your mind, body and spirit, at the time you speak the affirmation, powerfully impacts whether or not you will manifest your desire. If you are in a great mood vibrating at a high frequency when you put out your request, then you will more easily attract the good you want which also vibrates in harmony with your high frequency.
On the other hand, if you are in a cruddy or even a ho hum mood and state your affirmation then you cannot possibly attract your desire. Remember, you only attract things vibrating in harmony with your own frequency.
Your vibration reflects how you feel more so than your exact thoughts do. It isn’t the words of your affirmation as much as the feeling you experience speaking them that makes the difference.
When you stop and pay attention, you can see how you actually frame everything going on in your daily life with your mood and perspective at the time you experience the meeting, the phone call, the email, the visit, the game, etc.
What if you set an intention for a wonderful or helpful outcome before you do anything? What if you put yourself in a great mood before tackling the dreaded task?
You cannot experience two different emotions simultaneously. You cannot feel both happy and sad in the same moment. Why would you choose sad or angry or frustrated or bad when you can choose to feel happy?
Put a happy frame around all you do before you do it and watch your world change instantly. Besides you get the immediate added bonus of feeling great!
When you live in happiness you vibrate a higher frequency. You live life at a higher level.
When obstacles appear on your path, if you live at a level 9 you can easily negotiate any obstacle of level 8 or lower. You may have to work. You will bounce back to that level quickly because that is your normal level of existence.
But what happens if you live at a level 3? Then any obstacle. level 4 or higher, stops you cold. Plus you will actually decline in functioning while trying to figure out what to do. Your recovery will be long and slow.
You choose to live in happiness–or otherwise. Stop making life so hard!
I know I would have been completely devastated by Sunday and Monday’s events with Oreo (see post below) if I did not live at a high level (frequency) of happiness. I know I can’t be all things to all people in teaching happiness so I occasionally recommend the work of my colleagues who I respect. I use those products myself. Hey. I am still growing and learning too.
I cannot recommend Natalie’s program highly enough. And her price shows her true compassion for helping others achieve their dreams the same as I. Please look at her program while she still has this unbelievable offer going.
I create products all the time. I know the true value of what she is giving away today. At the very least take a look. Do it for you. Love yourself first. It is not selfish. It is mandatory.
So you know, to be totally up front, I do earn a bit of money when you purchase her products. That is often the case when we help each other get the word out. I use her products, including this one. I had to buy it too. It is worth the price.
Did you ever experience a time when everything that could go wrong did? Of course you did. Doesn’t everybody – at least once in their life?
MY time happened last night. I hosted a webinar and everything, including things I never imagined could go awry, did!
Now here si the cool part that lets me know my frequency has risen to a place where even what could have been a huge setback was just something that happened, in my eyes.
There was a time, not all that long ago, when I would have been frustrated, upset, crying and very angry wit myself for not doing what I maybe could have done to prevent the crazy events.
Only none of that happened for me last night. I just got through it. I knew everything always works perfectly and I had something I needed to pay attention to.
Which is what I did. You see, when that many things go wrong you know Divine intervention is taking place.