"We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world."
I strongly believe that thoughts are things. If we constantly think negative downtrodden thoughts, we will become negative, downtrodden people. I realize there is a lot to ‘worry’ about in this world now. We all have our troubles. There are things we just must have to survive even the tiniest bit in this society. So, short of packing up the family and going off on a mission of solitude and poverty, we must have money and materials. And find some sort of way to make that money to attain those materials. With the lifestyles that we have grown accustomed to, comes responsibilities that we sometimes fear we can’t keep up with. When those troubled time arise, we put ourselves through torture with our maddening, incessant thoughts.
How do those feelings make you act? Much of the same, right?
What happens when you think this way?
You become this way.
Here’s a breakdown of the quote into sections and a little of what I think each verse means.
When you are standing at the waters edge of your mind, what will reflect out of you?