Your imagination is one of the most powerful tools you will ever possess. It has the power to influence your thoughts, emotions, self-image, actions, etc. I often use the colloquialism “worrying is a waste of creativity”. Creativity and imagination come from the same place.
In Proverbs 23:7, it says “As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he.” We have the ability to cause our thoughts to manifest and become part of our reality. We choose what thoughts we dwell on and that directly effects our actions, as well as those around us.
There have been thousands of studies over the years that have proven the phenomenon of terminally ill patients healing themselves from within through the power of positive thinking and belief that they would heal. We also find this truth in the phenomenon of the placebo effect.
When you spend time worrying and living in fear, you create that reality around you. Our thoughts are like prayers, constantly influencing what manifests around us. We have the ability to think, pray and believe things into existence.
What are you thinking, praying and meditating into fruition? Abundance? Scarcity? Peace? Do you believe Africans are capable of peace and success, or of just receiving charity? As a society, what do you think we could make manifest if we believed Africa was capable, peaceful, wise and extraordinary? We’ve certainly seen what we can do when we believe the opposite.
What do you think happens when you constantly believe your spouse is angry with you and you live your life as if they are? What do you think happens to a larger group of people when the majority of the world believes they are inferior?