Intention Can Change Your Destiny
This short verse from ancient Chinese Master Lao Tzu's book the Tao Te Ching accurately describes the change process with a strong admonition to be aware of the power of our thoughts, words and deeds. His verse reads as follows:
Watch your thoughts
They become your words
Watch your words
They become your actions
Watch your actions
They become your character
Watch your character
It becomes your destiny
It is easy to see the progression and he shows us the potential outcome and give us the keys to direct it. The first statement watch your thoughts urges us to simply bring awareness to them. This is a powerful and necessary step that enables us to begin to see the mind as a container of an endless looping story.
He says watch your words for they become the verbal expression of this looping story. We likely find ourselves repeating this story each day and affirming it with each word and in time believe it's true.
We are now acting from this story which now constitutes our beliefs. We conduct ourselves in a way that in time becomes our character.
Our character much like the character in a play is in a role that over time becomes our destiny.
About the Author
I, James Barfoot, have mentored with a spiritual teacher over 20 years. Over 30 years of Tai Qi, Qi Gong and Zen training. As a Clinical Hypnotherapist and Master NLP Practitioner with twelve years and thousands of success stories, I have the ability to guide you to the result you desire.
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