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Fear is that little darkroom where negatives develop.  ~ Michael Pritchard

Did you know that scientists have now proven that our thoughts are real? It’s true.

Our thoughts
not only do matter…they are matter. Everyday, whether we realize it
or not, our thoughts and actions are actively creating the world around
us. Having an awareness of this is increasingly important as a means of
prevention, because quite simply, fear is fast becoming a silent
epidemic. 

Some people are truly struggling, and facing
difficult situations. But at a time when we are faced with great
uncertainty, economic crisis, constant negativity and bad news, we need
to become more proactive and resilient in our efforts to stay positive,
grounded and connected to what is good and real, rather than focused on
fear.

Let me explain what I mean: If we continue to stay
focused on the bad and negative, it not only causes us to be more
vulnerable, but collectively it strengthens the real possibility that
things will only continue to get worse. Wherever we are putting our
thoughts, intentions and actions, individually and collectively, can
and will affect the outcome of all of our lives

Your mind alone
has more connections and neurons firing than there are stars in the
entire Milky Way Galaxy. We are that powerful! And just as the universe
is constantly changing outside of us, we are each, within our own minds
(an entire universe of it’s own!)  impacting the world around us.
That’s why it is so important that we work together to deflect negative
forces out there!

So, I am calling for a new diet – a 30-Day
Fast from Fear – a program that can help spiritually inoculate you from
negativity and darkness. Fear simply breeds more fear and does not
produce anything positive or life-affirming. Fear is the enemy but one
that we can defeat through our commitment to daily right action.

We
are living in perhaps one of the most interesting and powerful times
ever in the history of the world. Yes, I know it feels uncomfortable,
but we have great power and potential within us and we can and must be
resourceful and resilient. 

For the next thirty days I invite
you to participate in this 30-Day Fast from Fear Program. It will help
you to stay positive, grounded and connected to God. It can’t hurt and
it may just help you create a whole new way of living your life.

Follow these steps everyday for thirty days – it’ll take less than ten minutes day!

Pray upon rising:  Thank
you for this day and for the rich opportunities this day will bring
forward. I pray for your love and light to guide me in all my 
endeavors,  that I am safe, that I am protected, that I am free to
express my gifts, that I may have work that fulfills me and nourishes
my life, personally and financially. I am eternally grateful for all
that is and have complete faith and trust that all my needs are met.
And so it is. Amen

Shower Meditation- Cleanse Your Fears Away: Start
the water in your shower and begin to visualize yourself stepping
beneath a warm, healing waterfall. As you step into the water
(literally) imagine yourself standing in the most beautiful, serene
place on earth, immersed in healing waters. Simply stand and allow the
water to run over you, and say the words, “I am cleansed of all
negativity and fear, I am free, whole and complete.” Repeat this
several times before resuming your shower.

Daily affirmation:
Repeat this daily affirmation before you leave your home each day: “I
surrender fear and choose to guided by faith in all my actions and
choices today.”

Reality Check: Whenever
feelings of fear or negativity arise, ask yourself if there is any real
or present danger to your well-being. If not, then know that any fear
you may be feeling is simply a projection (like a movie), because no
real danger exists. Remind yourself that F.E.A.R. means False  Evidence
Appearing Real (as written by Unity Founder, Charles Fillmore.)  Write
this down on a post-it: “F.E.A.R. means False Evidence Appearing Real.”
Place it on your computer at work or somewhere highly visible at home
as a constant reminder.

Practice Gratitude Daily:
Choose one thing everyday to focus on that you have to be grateful for
and keep your attention focused on gratitude for this throughout the
day. Today I am grateful for…(fill in the blank.)

Keep a Fear Buster Journal. Write
out any fearful, fretful, angry or negative thoughts that may have come
up during the day into your journal. Get these thoughts outside of your
mind and energetic space at the end of each day. Thoughts do matter! Do
not house negative or fearful thoughts inside of you…move them out in
healthy ways.

Practice Generosity. Challenge
yourself to do one generous thing for someone else everyday. Open a
door, carry someone’s groceries, offer to baby-sit for a friend, call
your mother and tell her how much she has given you, tell your child
how much you appreciate who they are and what they bring to your life,
take your dog for a walk. Generosity comes in many forms and is always
life-affirming.

Say this blessing every evening before going to sleep: Please bless
this night and guide me to a restful sleep filled with dreams that
enlighten and show me the way. May I awaken renewed with abounding
faith and a grateful heart, ready to receive and celebrate the gift of
a new day, your most gracious present. And so it is. Amen.

Peace and Blessings!

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