Do you believe that you can receive? And for that matter, are you ready to receive everything that the Universe has for you, no matter what it might be, and be grateful for it all?
It’s an interesting question. And it’s something that I’ve been thinking about a lot over the past year. Through my own personal growth as well as my work with the amazing Maru Iabichela (the founder of Infinite Receiving, in case you haven’t met her yet), I’ve come to find a deeper understanding of what receiving is, how it works, and how to stay open to all kinds of beautiful possibilities.
But what if you’re getting in your own way with receiving and you don’t even know it?
I want to share with you three common ways that you might be saying “no” to the Universe.
They’re things that I’ve done myself and that I’ve also seen in friends and clients. And the good news is that when you recognize them in yourself, that awareness can help you let them go.
So let’s start by talking about something that can be all too easy to do when you receive something. And I’ll share a little story with you about that one.
Wayne Dyer once shared a tale of a woman who was having a beautiful day at the beach with her young son. He was playing in the water and enjoying the day when suddenly he was swept up in into a wave and disappeared into the water. Naturally mother was sent into a panic. She begged, “Please, please, give me my kid back! I’ll do anything!”
Just then, another wave swooped in and plopped the child back at his mother’s feet, safe and sound. First, she shouted out with gratitude, “Thank you, thank you!” And then a moment later, she looked at her baby and said, “Oh, wait, he’s missing his hat.”
So the mother was desperate and asked for a miracle. And she received the miracle when her child was returned to her. But then what happened? She immediately noticed what was “wrong”. And it was a pretty useless detail that she focused in on, too, right?
That’s the danger of being nitpicky when it comes to receiving. And that’s the first way that so many of us resist receiving. Looking too closely at the tiny details about what you receive, picking everything over, and voicing your complaints rather than accepting what you are given. And accepting it with gratitude.
Funny how easy it can be to fall back into negative thinking even when amazing miracles occur, isn’t it?
Here’s another example for you. Two years ago, my husband and I were visiting with the in-laws in Brazil. When we arrived, they had a special surprise for us. They had a beautiful car, one that they were planning on letting go of, but they didn’t want to sell it. Instead, they wanted us to have it.
It was a gorgeous vehicle. Probably worth about $40,000. And two years newer than my own car. Their proposal was that we sell my four year old car, keep the money from the sale, and receive their car as a gift. How amazing was that?
Just then, though, my husband had a few things to say about the whole idea. This new car was so much fancier than what we had, and what would happen if something needed repairing? The parts would be so much more expensive! Our insurance rates would go up! We’d have so many more expenses!
Meanwhile, all I was thinking was, “Let’s accept the gift before they change their minds!”
In the end, we did accept their gracious offer. But what was so funny was the difference in how we initially saw things. I saw a gift, he saw possible problems.
Focusing on the negative possibilities of a gift is another roadblock to receiving. It’s really no different than nitpicking, and the results are usually the same. More contraction, less expansion. And less receiving.
So what is the third way that you might be saying “no” the Universe when it is trying to come through for you?
You might not be receiving EVERYTHING that comes your way. Some things might come your way that you’re saying a big “NO” to. You know, those experiences that you think you don’t want. Things that look on the outside like they’re roadblocks or setbacks.
Believe it or not, this resistance actually makes it harder to receive what you ACTUALLY want.
The thing is, the more that you ACCEPT what comes your way, no matter what it might be, the more that will actually come your way. But if you resist the things that come to you, it’s only going to generate more resistance. And less receiving.
Let’s say I invite you to go see a movie tomorrow night and you say, “No, I can’t.” Then I ask again next week, but the answer is still, “No, I can’t.” Eventually I’m going to stop asking.
The Universe works exactly the same way. It wants to share with you, but it will also honor your wishes if you don’t want to accept what it offers.
Don’t limit your acceptance to the things that you think are “good”. Take it all. And do it with full gratitude.
Set the intention to receive everything that comes your way. Receive compliments with gratitude instead of deflecting them. Say “yes” if someone offers to buy you dinner instead of saying, “Oh, no, you don’t have to do that!” If someone compliments your outfit, say thank you instead of “What, this old thing?”
Now, what if something shows up that really looks like a huge disaster? What if someone starts harassing you on Social Media or your boss tells you that you’ve been fired? It might sound strange, but I would encourage you to say “yes” to those experiences too. Why?
Because when anything happens–even the things that seem stressful or painful–it can be a tremendous opportunity for growth and expansion.
A few months ago, I hosted a live event in Brazil. We were all set up, had everything planned out, and thought that this person was going to help us make the event a success.
Once the event began, though, things fell apart behind the scenes. My team and I were left to pull things off on our own. Luckily, we were able to pull everything together in time and the event came off beautifully.
We could’ve fought the situation every step of the way. But we didn’t. We came together and we made our event happen despite the challenges. And we received the lesson within the stressful circumstance instead of denying it.
That’s the beauty of receiving everything that you attract into your life. Sometimes things don’t go well. But there’s always a lesson, if you’re willing to see it. And if you deny it, block it, or keep fighting it, the situation will continue to repeat itself. It’ll show up in other ways, over and over, until you decide to receive it, see the message within it, and learn the lesson that your Soul called forth.
Here’s one of my favorite cards in the Sacred Crystal Codes Deck, the oracle of Receiving. It’s the oracle that comes into your life to remind you receive everything that comes your way.
When you drop the resistance and surrender 100% to your life and all of its experiences, the miracles start unfolding. When you trust in your soul’s infinite wisdom, you open yourself up to receive more and more opportunities and abundance. And it all starts with you.
So how can you make this happen? How can you actually put it into practice so that you can receive everything, good or bad, and see the lessons in everything that comes your way?
Gratitude and positive thinking go a long way. But there’s one other thing that is just as important when it comes to receiving. And that thing is clearing out the old beliefs, patterns, and contracts that prevent you from being fully ready to accept what comes your way.
I’m talking about the Akashic memories that are hiding in your body. The memories that you’re storing but that you might not be aware of just yet. And that is where Akashic Clearings make all the difference.
Combining my prior experience as a massage therapist and a healer with my experience in the Akashic Records, I created something new and exciting called Akashic Clearing sessions. And what an amazing gift they have been so far!
With the help of my healing guides, Akashic Clearings help you to discover the feelings, emotions, and memories that are trapped in your body. It helps you to release the things that hold you back and that no longer serve you so that you can expand into the fullest expression of yourself.
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Imagine having the support, love, and guidance of the healing guides every week. Being able to release the things that are holding you back and allowing yourself to take your life to the next level. Akashic Clearings are the key, and I can’t wait to share their power with you!
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