Another fascinating quote from The Magician’s Way by William Whitecloud. “True limitation isn’t a lack of money or having small ambitions; true limitation is the illusion that we lack options, that we lack choice.” Each of us has probably verbalized the above mentioned limitations like “I don’t have the money,” or “I’m not as ambitious as she is,” or “I wish I could be like him,” or the worn out “I never get a break,” that presumptively keep us stuck, in whatever mud hole we find ourselves in. According to Whitecloud, are true limitations are the illusions that we lack options, that we lack choice.
Even POW testimonies, especially from survivors of horrific abuse, reveal the truth that the one thing torturers cannot take away from you is control over your thoughts. Most of us are only prisoners of our own minds, not the circumstances we find ourselves engulfed in. If we think we have no choice and no options, then we truly have limited ourselves. Easier said or written than done you might be thinking, I agree. The theory and the thoughts are always easier than the application. None the less, if you add together, poor possibility programming, with diminished hope and negative nelly thinking, then you are proverbially dead in the water. You’ll find yourself going nowhere, very slowly, day in day out, year in and year out.
The Law of Sowing and Reaping will win in the end, every time. Keep sowing thoughts of I have no choices and no options, and you’ll reap a lifetime of no choices and no options. Welcome to the victims club. It’s heavily populated!