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**Today I read an excerpt from the article, “I Can” is Courageous” by Larry Crane. Below, is the article in it’s entirety. I hope you find it as inspiring and encouraging as I do! Here’s to “I can!” ~rj
What would you like to have?
What would you like to do?
What would you like to be?
Yes, what is it?
Now, whatever you said, what’s stopping you?
Why don’t you have it? Why don’t you do it? Why don’t you be it?
Put yourself on the spot, what is it? Be brutally honest with yourself. Do you really want that? Sometimes we think we want something and then when we really get right down to it, it isn’t that important to us. You may have already seen that when you’ve released on goals. What you thought was something you just must have, you find out, after releasing on the goal for awhile, that maybe you really don’t want it at all.
So let’s get that out of the way, because there is something you definitely would like to have, do or be. What is it and why isn’t it yours? Check right now. What’s your block? What’s standing in your way?
Is it because there’s an “I can’t” thought? “I can’t do it. I can’t have it. I can’t be it.” Then the many assorted excuses follow: I can’t because, not enough money, not enough time, no one to help me, it might not work out anyway, too old, too young, not enough education, too much education, don’t know how, don’t know who, don’t know where to start, don’t have what it takes, haven’t done it yet so probably won’t do it now, it’s too late… That’s only a partial list. We humans can get very creative about our “I cant’s.” What is it for you?
I can’t because ____________________.
You know, that behind any “I can’t” is, ‘I won’t.” And behind the, “I won’t” is fear. Check that for yourself right now. It’s the fear that blocks you. Fear is just a feeling and you can let it go. In fact, you must let it go or you’ll stay stuck there in fear forever and never be able to move into having, doing or being.
What does it take to attain the objects of your dreams? It begins with an attitude of, “I can. I can do it. I can have it. I can be it.”
Notice the difference in energy?
Try it. Say, “I can’t” four times. Now, say, “I can” four times. Notice, “I can’t” is weak energy? Notice it’s low energy? Notice it has a pathetic feel to it. Notice there’s a despairing, defeated, forlorn feeling behind, “I can’t?”
How about when you say, “I can?” Now how does that feel? It feels much better doesn’t it? Does the word, “Yes,” come to mind when you say, “I can?” Does “I can” feel bold? Does “I can” have power to it? Does “I can” feel like a strong energy? Does it feel like a high energy?
What’s more, when you say, “I can,” do you notice that it’s a done deal? When you say, “I can do it,” game over. It’s done. Yes, you might have to carry out the steps to finish it. But it’s done when you say, “I can.” When you say, “I can have it,” notice, it’s a fait accompli. You have it. Notice the feeling that the universe is behind you organizing all the pieces and parts when you say, “I can do it.”
When you say, “I can,” you are setting in motion the remarkable power of Courageousness. Can you feel that power? When you say, “I can,” you are in Courageousness. And no one or nothing can stop you. Courageousness is power-packed energy that says, “It is done.”
Courageousness opens the door to Acceptance. “I can do it. I can have it. I can be it.” Notice the Acceptance. Courageously saying, “I can,” automatically moves you into acceptance. And right behind Acceptance, Peace. When you move into Acceptance, Peace flows in and envelops you like the warm sunshine. Do you notice that?
When you make the decision, “I can,” you’re in Courageousness. There’s no doubt. There’s no questioning. There are no excuses. There is no wanting. When you move into “I can,” the Courageousness energy, there is Acceptance that’s it’s all done, and there’s Peace, because the mental racket attached to “I can’t” is all gone.
And as Lester Levenson says, “Everything falls perfectly into line.”
You get into Courageousness, the “I can do it, I can have it, I can be it” energy by releasing. You mentally dive into those feelings. You find out what’s hiding-out in there and you let it go. You bring whatever thoughts or feelings you find in your way to wanting approval, wanting control or wanting to be safe and you let them go. The Third Way to Release: Immediately see all your feelings culminate in wanting approval, wanting control or wanting to be safe. And immediately let go of wanting approval, wanting control or wanting to be safe.
Momentum is the key that unlocks the door to maximizing your releasing. With momentum you live your life in full time, all the time Courageousness.
Written by Larry CraneShare on Facebook