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It turns out that there is one thing that could change your life, my life, everyone’s life. It’s called creative consciousness, fueled through your imagination.

You know that stuff many of the really spiritual people have spoken about through the centuries? Your inner creative power makes your outer reality. You are a creative being. What you believe yourself to be, you are, and all that jazz.  

Well guess what? It’s real. It’s the truth of life. And it’s all part of what we can use to change our life. 

My hope is that I can get you to see what a wonderful, powerful, creative person you are.

Getting started

You have the greatest creative faculty that there is: your imagination. 

Yet for the most part, we tend to take this for granted, even though it’s our imagination that has taken us to where we are today. Good or bad.

If you haven’t paid much attention to your imagination before or not, it could be a good idea to kick it into high gear.

I’ve learned a lot about this since my very first encounter with using my imagination to diminish fears at night, as a six year old. Even though I had no clue what I was doing it somehow worked. And at six that was good enough for me.

Isn’t it a pity that as adults, it often isn’t enough for us.  We want to know how or why, and if we can’t see this, well clearly it was just a coincidence!

Yet, know it or not. Scientific evidence or not, we have all been creating every moment of our lives through our imagination. 

The image you have of yourself, your relationships, the money you might have or don’t have, all happening because of what’s going on in your head.

This means the one thing that will change your life needs attention

Your imagination could use a little TLC.

Might there be a simple way to make this happen? Oh yes.

As Meister Eckhart, a German mystical theologian, once said: “Leave off doing that you may be.” 

Why does this matter? Because generally we’re so busy doing that we forget about being. And it’s our Being that we experience in life.

I’ve said it loads of times before, but it’s worthy of repetition. We don’t get what we want, we get who we are. 

The doing, or the actions you take, always and only, stem from your Being.  The person you are, the beliefs you hold, the thoughts you regularly think and the feelings that accompany those thoughts.

This is who you are. This is the beingness of you. This is how you draw to you the life experiences you have had and the ones you are likely to re-experience in future.

Making things happen

I remember hearing the idea that there are three types of people in the world: those who make things happen, those who let things happen, and those who have no idea what just happened. 

And far too often I saw myself as part of the last group. Yet, in truth we are all making things happen.

Just not purposefully.

And making the changes necessary to be more purposeful isn’t always easy. It’s simple, but not necessarily easy.

The snag is, we can’t do it all. Especially not all at once. Especially when some ideas are brand new, or seem challenging.

My best advice.  Know this. Everything is not equally important.  

If you’re really ready for life to change I highly recommend this one thing…connecting to your creative self on purpose.

How? You might well ask.

And here we are, back to imagination.

Call your creative subconscious mind into action

It’s not as hard as the words might make it sound.

Imagine what you would do and how you would feel if the experience you wanted to have or the being you wanted to be was already in your physical world.

So here you are with a picture in your mind, seeing yourself with the thing or being the person you’d like to be  and you feel what? Overjoyed? Happy? Relieved? Grateful?

It really doesn’t matter much which feeling you have, but clearly it would be a good one. Right?  After all, at least in your imagination you now have the very thing you wanted.

And that’s basically it.  

This is the energy pattern that if you frequently visit becomes a call to your subconscious mind to get into action to help you produce in your world of senses what you’ve been seeing and experiencing in your world of imagination.

Via The Power of Consciousness

In the world of our senses, we see what we have to see; in the world of our imagination, we can see what we want to see.

Forget wishful thinking

This is not wishful thinking. It’s not some new agey flowery philosophy, it’s the truth from the ages.

As far back as I can remember, I’ve searched for knowledge of the great truths about our human experiences.

And there’s this one thing that I’ve come across over and over again.

And I know this to be a truth, and I say this, hand on heart, because of my own personal experiences.

Within you is a place that is incredibly powerful and loving and creative.

Connecting to this place can be truly magical, almost miraculous. A place which when visited can allow you to see that you are a wonderfully powerful creative being.

It’s a place from which, with very little effort, you can experience in your physical world what you experience in your inner world of imagination.

It’s so much greater than wishful thinking could ever be.

Nothing is too big or too small

Using your imagination can bring peace where there was pain. It can still your fears, as I discovered as that six year old. 

This one thing – imagination – will change your life if you use it.

There’s nothing to be afraid of, nothing too big for imagination to help you with, provided of course it’s in the natural order of things.

Imagining you are six foot tall when you’re only five foot is not in the natural order of things. 

But, that aside, imagination can bring you rest where there was anxiety and joy where there was unhappiness.

Imagination is a starting point for progress.  Challenging yourself by imagining what seems right now to be impossible can enable you to experience your biggest dreams.

You have in your possession an awesome force that can transform dreams into reality. If you’re willing to put it into deliberate action.

This force can be your partner in living your most fulfilling life, but taking the necessary steps to make it work on your behalf is up to you.

I hope as you read this you have felt a whisper of encouragement and positive assurances that with you is more potential that you have ever dreamed of.

As Shakespeare said:

Today’s dream is tomorrow’s reality

Elle Sommer
Elle Sommer is the author of 4 books and a workbook. Her latest publications are a series called The Power of Consciousness, and you will find all three books in this trilogy now available on Kindle. She shares quotes, inspiration and positive vibes on Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest. And her greatest desire is to encourage and inspire others to create not just a good life, but a phenomenal life.

8 Comments

  1. I love the Shakespear quote you ended the article with Elle. And you are so right, Imagination is literally what has created the world we live in today. This whatever we are adn wherever we are was once a dream. Love this!
    xoxo

  2. Many people do not realize the power they have in their own heads! Where we focus our attention shapes our world…and even our physical brains. Guiding our minds is the power we have to change our lives for the better. Even using our imagination changes our brains. And as you say, we can use it to help us! Doing this has sure helped me.

    • Hi Debbie – thanks for sharing what you have found helpful in your world. It’s always good to know how valuable this information is to all of us and may your words ring true for fellow readers. 🙂

  3. Great timing, Elle, as we get closer to the new years. This post has inspired me to spend some quiet time with my imagining, considering what I would really like next year to look like.

    • Hi Sandra – what a great idea. Looking at what the next year will bring. All good things is what I’m imagining for you. 🙂

  4. Hello Elle –
    Loved this post on Creative Consciousness. I gleaned that we can check on how we are doing using our imagination by just “seeing what we get”. In other words, what are we experiencing and how do those experiences line up with our desired experiences.I really latched on to your concept of “how would you feel and what would you be doing if your desire was fulfilled right now” and to keep going back to it until you experience it in your life. I had never thought of things quite that way before but it feels right !
    Thank you.

    • Hi F Brown, thanks for stopping by and sharing your perspective with us. We appreciate all the comments we receive.

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