If we contemplated all that is possible for us we would be limited only by what we think we can achieve. The imagination that creates ideas can only be limited by ‘us’ because it is a resource that serves ‘us’. We are limited only by our imagination. However, if we ‘believe’ we are limited then we create a constraint for our imagination. Our imagination must observe our beliefs to sustain us ‘as we are now’. ‘In truth’ we are not limited. Our ideas come from imagination. In truth imagination is not limited by our beliefs but it compassionately serves the believer.
It is because imagination obediently serves the believer that it will not challenge the believer’s beliefs. We are all believers. Our beliefs only exist for as long as we believe them to be the ‘truth’. The imagination that serves the believer is unlimited but may be rejected if it challenges a belief. In any situation a believer’s imagination can only be limited by devotion to fixed beliefs. The imagination can only be constrained by our beliefs. In truth beliefs must change because we can only believe what we do not know. What the believer is in truth cannot change.
The believer realises a greater truth by transcending the limits of his or her own beliefs. By observing the appearance and behaviour of friends we may perceive them to have changed. In truth we cannot change. The perceived changes are merely the behavioural expression of belief changes. The believer does not change because ‘in truth’ the believer cannot change. Perceived change shows the beliefs that were used to define those who appear to have changed were not true. The believer was therefore not what others perceived him or her to be before the perceived changes.
Once we judge ‘what is’ to be less than what it should be we create an implied alternative. If we think our experience cannot change then we may not recognise or act upon creative ideas when they arise. If we think there are alternative ways of experiencing reality then our mind is open to ideas of that sort. These ideas come when we begin to question our perceived reality. The perspective can only be fixed by beliefs. Our perspective is limited only by our beliefs. This means that we have ‘unlimited’ potential. If we are unlimited then we can create anything.
We must first realise that we are unlimited if we are to open our minds to achieve our full creative potential. If we were given access to unlimited power what sort of world would we create? The realisation of this truth creates the awareness that without wisdom our creative power can be used destructively. Take a look at how those whom we have given the power to rule our world are ruling it. There are many in authority who can act without compassion. The world is a testament to the application of ideas from various contextual schools of thought.
If we could each wave a magic wand and make the world as we would have it what would be different? If we could change the way the world is how would we change it? What if anything would we change and why? Creative power gives us a responsibility for others. Selfish gain creates inequality. It is easy to criticise the governments of the world and only see what we do not like and judge accordingly. If we were given the power to create a new world would we have the wisdom to compassionately create? We have been given the power to create a new world.
A good starting point is to create more of what we and others ‘enjoy’. So what do we enjoy? What feels good to us and others? Compassion means we feel the feelings of others. There is no better counsel than compassion when developing any idea that comes to our mind. A compassionate idea feels good for all of the others who are directly or indirectly affected by its realisation. For many enjoyment comes from what is considered to be entertainment. Entertainment is to participate in an activity or to listen to or observe others who are performing.
There are many other ways of experiencing enjoyment. So what are they? A challenge is enjoyable until our participation is judged. What if that judgement is our goal? Judgement is necessary in order to question what is. What if the questioning of ‘what is’ is what is required to stimulate the ideas necessary for change? We are each and all unlimited creative potential. So this begs the question why do so many of us behave generically. Why do so many perceive themselves in limited contexts? Why do the majority contemplate limited options?
Unemployment is not the result of unemployment. Unemployment results from a lack of individual creative expression. A lack of individual creative expression can only exist if there is a lack of ‘ideas’. The lack of ideas can only exist if there are beliefs that exist in the context of ‘I can’t’. We project the ability to employ us not realising that we are the best employers that we can have. We know our strengths, our likes, our dislikes. If we cannot market this creative expression in some way, it is because we have lost touch with our truth and the truth of others.
Ideas are our unique creative expression. Our ‘unique’ ideas are so rare that in mathematical terms they are one in billions. If we are not experiencing individual unique creative ideas then we are not expressing our true self but merely existing within mind-made limitations. To perceive our future in a job is to require a job for our future. A job means working for someone else. When we work for someone else our creative expression is limited to the ‘job description’. The job description is a constraint that constrains our creative expression to what is required by the job.
It is impossible to stop receiving unique creative ideas from our whole mind. The only way we can lose awareness of our unique creative ideas is if we do not recognise them. We can only misunderstand our own creative ideas if we perceive them through the filters of concepts. Concepts can categorise a thought to be ‘stupid’, ‘impractical’ or ‘unrealistic’. A thought is just a thought until the implications of the thought are ‘realised’. When a creative thought is realised for what it is it becomes an idea. We know if it is a good idea because we can feel it.
When we know, we know. An idea is a miracle. It is a miracle because it is our unique creativity that requires no academic qualifications. It is also a miracle because, for us to become aware of an idea, it must penetrate but cannot directly challenge the ever vigilant defences of our beliefs. If an idea is in contrast to our beliefs it may not be realised. Our ideas could be likened to sperm and our beliefs could be likened to all of the obstacles the idea meets in its quest to fertilise our mind. The only things that can prevent our unique creative expression is our personal beliefs.
When we realise the truth of our self we need no beliefs. When we lose our beliefs we remove all barriers to our unique creative expression. When we discover our true self our creative potential can be realised. The concept of ‘realistic’ is related to the concept of ‘possible’. These concepts create implied opposites. If our mind cannot sustain an idea as possible or realistic then it judges it to be impossible or unrealistic. Most people have no conscious awareness of their own judgement or its effect upon their imagination or the choices which become their experience.
Once we worship a belief which defines our perceived reality our mind cannot admit an idea which denies the existence of that reality. If the truth reveals that our reality is not real then we can no longer continue to exist within it. The only thing that can limit our creative expression is a belief which limits the possibilities we believe to be possible of expression. It is only personal beliefs that can limit personal creative expression. There is no end to the ‘source’ of our ideas. If we are not having ideas it is because our beliefs prevent them from being accepted within our mind.
Truth is unlimited and therefore any belief that seeks to define truth cannot be true. So when we take our beliefs as our truth a greater truth is prevented by our own beliefs. Our beliefs are trespassing on the fertile soil of our mind. As long as we worship beliefs there is no room for our ideas to take root and fertilise the unique creative expression that exists within each one of us. Our beliefs are what prevent us from realising a greater truth. It is only by questioning our beliefs that we can open the door to new possibilities in the form of ideas.
The only limit to our potential is what we choose to worship as truth. Mankind’s beliefs replace God by worshipping our ‘belief’ in God. Our belief in God is not God. The issues currently facing mankind are a testament to the limitations of man’s beliefs. If we question the truth of everything we believe we will begin to experience the miracle of thoughts which, when recognised, become ideas. These ideas will transcend the limitations of our beliefs. We are unlimited potential. So why don’t more of us experience ‘unique’ creative ideas?
We prevent ideas by limiting truth to our beliefs. Our mind will only contemplate ideas according to what we think is possible. What we think is possible is what we believe is possible. Ideas are our unique creative expression. Our individual unique creative expression can only be prevented or limited by beliefs which hold the idea to be ‘impossible’. If we are not aware of our own unique creative ideas it is because our perception of possible dismisses them. The only thing that can prevent our recognition of our creative ideas is if we perceive them to be something they are not.
Most ideas are held guilty for a crime they did not commit when they are judged to be ‘impossible’, ‘unrealistic’, ‘blasphemous’, etc. It is only ideas that can enable man to transcend the limitations of existing beliefs which hold new ideas to be impossible. The hypothesis that explains the wheel is not sufficient to create the internal combustion engine. The hypothesis plagiarises the idea. The hypothesis is a belief that is based upon perception. Perception is the projection of beliefs to define ‘what is’ to be what it is perceived to be.
Our beliefs limit our thoughts, ideas and creative expression. If we are not having unique ideas it is because we have defined reality to be limited to our perception of it. We must be the change to be the change. We cannot become the change without being it. So be it!
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