Inquiry: Beliefs are powerful

 

Beliefs are powerful. 

q#1

Yes.

q#2

No.

q#3

I see beliefs as an enemy.

I fear beliefs.

I feel hopeless.

I try to do something about them, but don’t really think it will make much of a difference.

I see beliefs as huge, powerful.

I feel fear in my belly.

I feel weak.

q#4

I’ll see beliefs as innocently mistaken views that cannot hold their ground when faced with reality.

I’ll trust reality.

I trust shedding light on reality – with specific, real and honest examples.

Turnarounds

Beliefs are not powerful. 

1. If I put all beliefs in the world in a big bucket, there would be nothing there.

2. I have experienced that they go poof when faced with reality – simple, real, honest examples.

3. They are thoughts taken as true, nothing more.

4. They are temporary appearances.

Beliefs are weak. 

1. They cannot hold themselves together when faced with reality – simple, real, honest examples.

2. They are thoughts taken as true.

3. They are really just from pretending to take a story as true.

My thinking is powerful. 

1. It can give beliefs the death knell by finding and staying with real, honest and simple examples.

2. It can make a thought appear true, temporarily.

3. It can create it’s own reality, or at least the appearance of it.

Next 24 hours

–> Beliefs cannot hold themselves together when faced with simple, real, honest examples.

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