“Recognized genius may be rare, but genius resides within all of us. There is no such thing as “luck” or “accident” in this cosmos; and not only is everything connected to everything else, no one is excluded from the universe – we’re all members. Consciousness, like physicality, is a universal quality; because genius is a characteristic of consciousness, genius is also universal. It follows that that which is universal is available to each and everyone.
Recently I returned from a trip to Italy. I traveled throughout the country and was mesmerized by it's history and culture. Of all the magnificent places I visited, the one that touched me the most was Assisi, where St. Francis was laid to rest. St. Francis of Assisi was the founder of the Franciscan order of monks. He approached life with joyousness and a love of nature, calling all living beings his brothers and sisters.
“There is a law in psychology that if you form a picture in your mind of what you would like to be, and you keep and hold that picture there long enough, you will soon become exactly as you have been thinking.”
Many consider William James the father of modern psychology. He fully understood the power of human mind and creative visualization. The fact is that we become what we think about all day long! So, what are you thinking about most of the time? How do you see yourself in your mind’s eye? Do you see yourself as one who has unlimited potential capable of achieving any objective or a victim of circumstances? Do you believe that life events create your reality or do you use the events as stepping stones toward accomplishing your goals?