Applying Universal Principles on a Daily Basis

What is my vision of life? How does that vision apply to me? I want my vision to unfold without struggle. Is that happening? If not, where am I putting up resistance? I will look at the beliefs that seem to hold me back the most.

Am I depending on others instead of being responsible for my own evolution? Have I allowed myself to focus on external rewards as a substitute for inner growth? Today I will rededicate myself to inner awareness, knowing that it is the home of the evolutionary impulse that drives the universe.

The fragmented mind cannot get me to unity, but I have to use it along the way. What does unity really mean to me? What experiences of oneness can I look back upon? Today I will remember the difference between being at one with myself and being scattered.

I will find my center, my peace, my ability to go with the flow. The thoughts and desires that drive me are not the ultimate reality. They are just a way to get myself back to oneness. I will remember that thoughts come and go like leaves in the wind, but the core of consciousness is forever. My goal is to live from that core.

I am living in many dimensions at once; the appearance of being trapped in time and space is an illusion: Today I will experience myself beyond limitations. I will set time aside to be present with myself in silence. As I breathe I will see my being spreading outward in all directions.

As I settle into my inner silence, any image that comes to mind will be asked to join my being. I will include anyone and anything that comes to mind. In the same way I will experience love as a light that begins in my heart and spreads out as far as my awareness can reach; as images arise in my mind, I will send love and light in their direction.

 

Adapted from The Book of Secrets, by Deepak Chopra (Harmony Books, 2004).

13 comments

Gael Kone
Gael Kone3 years ago

Wow that's beautiful!
One Love and may Gaia guide you towards Oneness with all the love in the universe :)

Danuta Watola
Danuta Watola3 years ago

Thank you. Very interesting.

Miranda Parkinson

Always sound advice from Dr Chopra!

Dot A.
Dot A.3 years ago

BTW
that (picture of the) eye is a bit intimidating or perhaps too intense
we need to think about these things in a calmer sense, I believe

Dot A.
Dot A.3 years ago

Deepak's wording is wonderful! I ask how many people I know who are truly open to contemplating, that is, -> meditating with these concepts in mind, and I come up woefully short on the percentage of people who value these ideas,...

Chopra: "I am living in many dimensions at once; the appearance of being trapped in time and space is an illusion."

It is in those words that we open up to our greater selves. It is in those words that the life everlasting wells up. It is in those words that we live in abundance and gratitude. Jesus wanted us to know that God's Glory is far greater than the limitations we have set for ourselves.

In one of my darkest hours, when the flicker of joy in living had nearly flickered completely out, I found a tiny light still glowing as if from the infinite cosmos of my being,… and I focused on that pin point of light within my own chest, in my heart center, and grasp a silent message - of simplicity within that pin point, -> the miracle of light within me, and most significantly >>> the constant connection with an unknown source of this 'light' ---> HOPE rose up in me and I re-connected with what our spirit conveys to us; through spiritual teachers, through prayers and meditations, through every virtue of life, the 'light' of Joy, Peace, and Love - All alive and well within,.... the kingdom of God is within,.....
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Thank You, Deepak for sharing your light with us~

Connie Kaiser
C Kaiser3 years ago

Universal awareness, what a concept.

andrew h.
- -.3 years ago

thanks Deepak

by a realized master - this (meditation) is a useful daily activity too:

Paramhansa Yogananda:

"The highest form of rejuvenation is to unite the human consciousness with the infinite Cosmic Consciousness through meditation. When you are able to feel your body as vibrating currents in the ocean of Cosmic Consciousness, you will find not only perpetual rejuvenation in the soul, but also in the body. Meditation is the greatest way of resurrecting your soul from the bondage of body and all your trials. Meditate at the feet of the Infinite."

http://www.anandaclaritymagazine.com/2011/12/yogananda-diet-meditation-yoga/

Frans Badenhorst
Frans Badenhorst3 years ago

thanks for sharing......( I love the eye picture..)

Tanik Tri R
Tanik Tr6 years ago

I'd love to apply these principles..

Dixon Murrah
Past Member 7 years ago

To find out who you really are, you have to look outside yourself to your maker.
Put on the mind of Christ to really change your way of thinking.