Underneath our plans, underneath our need for control, there is a deeper life waiting to emerge.
Rev Masando Hiraoka
You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go.
The mind is like a delicate instrument which a breath of air will affect, unless we know how to use and control it.
Emma Curtis Hopkins
Stop trying to control the rain. Love is what makes this train roll, baby not just action. Love everything or go home. No amount of work puts the flutter in a butterfly’s wings. Things move when you’re moved.
When you define the territory, you’re no longer in divine territory.
Tama Kieves in Inspired and Unstoppable, p192
You are the creator of your own reality, and so you are not in jeopardy. You do not need to control the behavior of others in order for you to thrive. Your attention to things that you think they do that keeps you from your thriving is, in fact, what keeps you from your thriving… It is not what they do to you; it’s what you do to you in fear of what you think that they will do to you.
Abraham-Hicks, from the workshop in Philadelphia, PA on May 12, 2005
Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.
A man needs a little madness, or else he never dares to cut the rope and be free.
Zorba the Greek
As long as something wants to arise, let it. As long as something wants to last, let it. As soon as something wants to pass, let it.
You don’t have to worry about what their vibration is if your vibration is one of connection. Because if your vibration is one of connection — you’re going to dominate the vibration. This is the way you learn your relationships. The thing that most people do not understand, is that you get to control the way you feel, because you get to choose the thoughts you think. Most people think that they only have the option of responding to the circumstances that surround them. And that’s what makes them attempt the impossible, which is to control the circumstances around them, which only feeds their feeling of frustration and vulnerability because it doesn’t take very much life experience to discover you can’t control all of those circumstances. But you can control your vibration. And when you control your vibration, you’ve controlled everything that has anything to do with you.
Abraham-Hicks, from the workshop in El Paso, TX on Thursday, March 28th, 2002
Surrender the need to control everything, because in actual fact we can’t, and the universe always has a better idea for us anyway!
Annie Zalezsak 21 February 2012
You are the creator of your own reality, and so you are not in jeopardy. You do not need to control the behavior of others in order for you to thrive. Your attention to things that you think they do that keeps you from your thriving is, in fact, what keeps you from your thriving... It is not what they do to you; it's what you do to you in fear of what you think that they will do to you.
Abraham-Hicks, from the workshop in Philadelphia, PA on Thursday, May 12, 2005
The closest to being in control we’ll ever be is in that moment when we realize we’re not.
Nothing is more debilitating than to care about something you can't do anything about. And you can't do anything about your adult children. You can want better for them, and maybe even begin to provide something for them, but in the long run, you cannot do anything about someone else's vibration other than hold them in the best light you can, mentally, and then project that to them. And sometimes, distance makes that much more possible than being up close to them.
Abraham-Hicks, from the workshop in Ashland, OR on Saturday, July 19, 2003
Today I know that I cannot control the ocean tides. I can only go with the flow… When I struggle and try to organize the Atlantic to my specifications, I sink. If I flail and thrash and growl and grumble, I go under. But if I let go and float, I am borne aloft.
The Daily Guru
It is pointless to get your knickers in a twist if a certain person fails to react the way you want. It is best to avoid people and situations that you know drive you crazy. Remember to vote with your feet. If a situation is untenable or unchangeable, walk away.
from Life Was Never Meant to be a Struggle, by Stuart Wilde
Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world.
George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) Irish Playwright
You can tell them that you can't change the direction of the wind. But you can control the setting of the sails.
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
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