I am a student and I am learning to choose abundance over scarcity every time!
The dictionary defines Abundance as, ‘an ample quantity’. However, the statement that I like best is, ‘Abundance is relative degree of plentifulness.’ Note: the key word is ‘relative’.
Scarcity, on the other hand is defined as, ‘a very small supply, when there is not much of something’. I like to call it Abundance with limits.
Your approach in life can be either with the belief of Abundance or Abundance with limits (Scarcity).
“You can have anything you want, so long as it’s reasonable”
Like me if you have grown up with versions of that statement, chances are you believe in scarcity or abundance with limits. We carry this energy of limited abundance in our daily life, in our decision making and our actions. So applying this belief would mean constantly rushing to gather as much as you can now (its abundant now) because tomorrow it may not be available.
Limited Abundance would mean we see scarcity in everything. Not enough of :-
• Opportunities to make it big
• Good men or women to choose from
• Minerals & forest
• Love, compassion, Integrity in the world, etc
“I’ll see it when I believe “– Unknown author
“Whatever is going on in your mind IS what you are attracting” – The Secret
The human mind is able to believe information is true, based on what can be seen or felt. We need proof and evidence; the un-trained mind is not able to process the information otherwise. So if we don’t see it, we don’t believe it. And to top it off, it’s easier to believe negative things than to put your faith in something good.
I grew up in a scarce energy environment, where everything was limited. With time and daily practice, I live in the area somewhere between Abundance and Abundance with limits. I feel abundant in areas like, job opportunities, general welfare & security, attracting the good people in my life, attracting resources in my life exactly when I need them, etc. For the rest its work in progress!
I had to make a choice to either live in a state of abundance or a state of scarcity. Believing in shortage will create shortage; just live believing in Abundance will create abundance. I had free will to make that choice and I choose to look for evidence of abundance. And over time, that is what I experience in my immediate reality.
What about you? What do you choose?