[Spiritual]
No Such Thing as Chance
by Elva Thompson
Posted June 5, 2018

we control our livesOur lives can be literally likened to a garden – a neutral sea of energy that is waiting to be planted. Our thoughts are the seeds and what we plant in our garden of today will dictate our circumstances in the garden of tomorrow. When we think about our thoughts as seeds we understand that just as an acorn holds the blueprint for the oak tree, so our thoughts hold the blueprint for our life experience.The garden knows no right or wrong – it is neutral and does not care what we plant in it – but it will return what we sow. Success or failure – happiness or misery. It really is up to us.

We live in a duality and as the pendulum swings we all experience the good times and the bad times – success and failure, our ups and downs. As humans most of us have a tendency to fail to notice the wonderful things about our lives and instead dwell on our misfortunes. It is easy to become fixated on the bad events that happen to us and some even bask in their martyrdom. Dwelling on the bad stuff leads to negative attitudes and the vicious cycle of pessimistic and defeatist reality that follows.

Once we become negatively charged we feel depressed, hopeless and helpless. The black chasms of gloom hang over us like a funeral shroud. Our conversations tend to revolve around the negative – our misfortunes, the blame game, how life has treated us unfairly, and our aches and pains. More…