We all have so much going on. A million different projects, to-do lists longer than your arm. We all worry about things – money, deadlines. With all this buzzing around in our heads it’s often a nightmare trying to concentrate on one thing. What if someone could show you how to empty your mind of all the noise? If you could be shown how to de-clutter your mind and concentrate on one important thing?
Well Jamie Smart, state-of-mind specialist, can do just that – with Clarity he will show you how to get real clarity of thought.
Life just is
When it comes to making our way through life, it seems as though the ‘navigation systems’ that work in the material world should also work in the world of our life-metaphors. For example:
- if life’s a journey, then it stands to reason that you need to get clear on the destination, find a good map and ensure you take the right steps.
- if life’s a game, the it looks as though you need to find out how to play, learn what the rules are, and most importantly, that you win.
- if life’s a battle, then it makes sense to focus on weapons, strategy, and tactics.
But life is not a journey, a game, or a battle. Life isn’t a bed of roses, a bowl of cherries or a box of chocolates. Life isn’t a struggle, a lesson or even an adventure…
Life just is.
So if life ‘just is,’ how can we live a life we love?
If we go beyond the comforting familiarity of our material-world metaphors, how do we know where to go, what to do, or what we even want?
The bad news is that metaphors are inherent in our language; any verbal answer to the above questions will be strewn with them. The good news is that it doesn’t matter. You see…
You have a built-in guidance system; it’s called wisdom.
Wisdom is an expression on mind: the power of principle
As such, it comes from before the world of form, from outside of our perceptual domain of time, space and matter. While intellect and past experience can be a valuable source of data, wisdom provides a different calibre of information. It’s a context-sensitive, up-to-the minute guidance system that comes from before your habitual thinking, from the intelligent energy behind life.
This innate wisdom is distinct from intellect and experience, so it’s not dependent of any of the factors that are often cited as being associated with wisdom. It’s unconnected with education, background, intellect, age and experience.
Because all of these ‘factors’ are based in the world of form. But wisdom is an emanation from before the form; wisdom comes direct from the formless energy behind life. Everybody has the wisdom of the universe within them. No one has access to more wisdom than anyone else.
In Nature is your guide, Gatty makes the point that we use our sense organs instictinvely. We don’t have to be taught to use them; you didn’t have to go to classes on how to see, hear, feel, taste or smell. The ability to use the senses arrives bundled with the senses themselves. Your ability to use your senses is innate. Some people are more atunned to certain senses than others, but we’re all expressing an innate ability.
It’s the same with wisdom
- When you’re feeling more and more agitated as you think about something someone did last week…that’s wisdom, activating ‘psychological pain-withdrawal reflex.’
- When you’re lost in superstitious thinking, and it suddently occurs to you that you’re feeling your thoughts…that’s wisdom, pointing you back in the right direction.
[bluebox] Reflection point: How good does it feel to realize that you have an incredible reliable inner guidance system? A means of navigation that’s always helping you out with clear, context-sensitive, up-to-the-minute information…[/bluebox]