Out With The Old, In With The Bold – Love Happens … But Not Without You

31st December 2011

By Carmen Allgood

Contributing Writer for Wake Up World

Here we are on the threshold of the New Year, and most of the world has made some sort of insane arrangement to stay true to resolutions. We all do it – it’s only natural to want a new beginning in the New Year. Lists are good. If we can clarify our desires and make a list, it helps us stay on track and increase the odds of accomplishing our goals. A list is a reminder of things we would like to manifest as the New Year materializes. I call this my Spirit Wish List, which rarely revolves around personal desires, but rather, attempts to envision a world where love and peace are the norm and everything else is just an error in our perception.

All goals are set in the mind and begin with our thoughts. It doesn’t matter what the wish is, only that we have it and, at the moment, believe it is something that will help us attain more stability in our hearts and minds.

A new Canadian friend of mine shared this sentiment with me: “I wish you 12 Months of Happiness, 52 Weeks of Fun, 365 Days of Success & Prosperity, 8760 Hours of Good Health, 3,153,600 Seconds of Love…” Not a bad way to start off on the right foot as long as you understand that ‘you’ means you, too. It is impossible to exempt ourselves from our own ideas, because we will always be the first and last point of our own thoughts.

As we look at our goals for the New Year, we can certainly manifest our heart’s desire because everything is an idea. The universe is an idea, we are an idea, and love is an idea; just as joy, peace, happiness, and everything we truly want are all ideas. In other words, don’t limit ideas because we are connected to the limitless. If we cancel out the attainment of a goal before we get started, then we will get what we subconsciously wish for. Here’s another way of looking at this unconscious self-sabotage: “Argue for your limitations, and sure enough they’re yours.” – Richard Bach

This same thought process can be extended to all areas of our lives. It’s important to wish the world well so we will be well accordingly. We’re all in this together and there is no separation between us because our minds are joined in truth. Picture a happy, healthy, whole, healed world so that we can be a part of it also. Recognize that we will see what we think, because everything starts with an idea, and resides in the mind that thought it. Resolve to be the one who brings peace to the world by manifesting it in our own minds, so that we will see peace reflected everywhere and in everyone, because we are all one and the same. Here’s to 2012 as we reestablish heaven, on earth and in our minds, the place where peace resides. Love is the Answer.

Carmen Allgood © December 2011

 

Music Video courtesy Indie Artist Julian Shome – Can You Show Us Heaven?

From his Black Light album – as heard on WorldWideWavez Radio Showz

About the Author

Carmen Allgood is the author of “Beyond Diapers – How not to wallow in your own poop“. Carmen offers readers a modern day exploration of spiritual evolution, with a timely twist of pop-psychology for the masses who are starved for lasting peace of mind and true happiness. Carmen unveils the mysteries of love, reveals the means to heal the mind and thus the body, and the simple steps available to all of us to live in constant joy.

 


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  • Deb DeMille

    A wish for peace in the world and more love in our hearts is the best you can wish for each and every New Year! Congrats, Carmen, on your first article for Wakeup World! I know your new audience will love and appreciate your insight!

  • Pauline

    Great article, Carmen. I wholly agree with what you say about our limitations – this is my new years resolution to stop limiting myself and stretch myself. Its a big year for me career wise so this speaks to me very much. Thanks for the inspiration.

  • Susan

    I enjoyed your article especially as I blogged only yesterday about my top 7 parenting new year’s resolutions http://100daystochangetheworld.com/2012/01/07/my-top-7-new-years-parenting-resolutions/
    I hope my resolutions resonate with you or at least I hope you can see how my blog post echoes some of your sentiments. Susan