We create our world and “who we are” through thinking.
There are two types of thinking – finite and infinite.
One is the thinking of limitation.
The other is the thinking of possibility….
We think our reality – we have beliefs and understandings around how the world works, how things are, how we see ourselves, how we think others see us and what our role in the world is. We have firm ideas about what is changeable and what is out of our hands.
Finite thinking is easy and familiar. It should be, after all, we’re trained to do it from birth.
When we think finitely we limit ourselves to what we know, what we are comfortable with and what we can logically understand.
Finite thinking fools us into believing we’re safe and secure by keeping us spoon-fed with what is trusted and true. It is structured by what is known, can be proven and is a fact.
It keeps us enclosed, encapsulated ……and imprisoned.
Finite thinking is rooted in fear. It is generated within the mind and it is driven by an ego that is desperately afraid of failure and of losing control.
It relies on the misconception that identity and beliefs are one and the same. Therefore, it feels threatened anytime its beliefs are challenged. Continue reading