You may have heard this one before.

A shoe salesman traveled to a new town in order to sell shoes. He’d never been to this town before and witnessed what he took to be a most curious sight: nobody in the town wore shoes! Baffled and deflated, he called his boss and said, “Hey, I can’t sell shoes here. Nobody wears shoes! I’m going to try my luck in the next town!”

Akashic Records perception

A second shoe salesman happened upon the same town. He, too, notices that not one single person in town is wearing shoes. Baffled (but giddy), he calls his boss and shouts, “None of them are wearing shoes here! Bring me all the shoes you have!”

He made a fortune that day, selling shoes to the entire town.

The story is often used to illustrate the concept of perspective. One shoe salesman saw one thing, while the other saw something completely different. In one perspective, there was pessimism. In another, opportunity.

To pep up and motivate the team on a Monday morning, a manager might apply this story to push their sales team to see profit potential in unlikely places, or to see new revenue streams in obvious, but overlooked places.

It’s possible to see this story from an Akashic Records point of view as well. The story can serve as a parable for what we choose to see, how we understand what we see, and, further (and more importantly) why we choose to see and understand things in particular ways.

Akashic Records perception

Both salesmen saw the same thing, but they had different experiences of it. One felt dejected and frustrated, while the other felt optimistic and ambitious. The difference between these two runs deeper than who woke up on the wrong side of the bed. It could be that they have two very different Akashic Records of the Body, with different “agreements” which coloured their perception of the town.

Seeing the barefooted townspeople “triggered” an Akashic memory from earlier in their life (or in a previous life), and so the new experience was understood in terms of an earlier experience. If that earlier experience was unpleasant, so also will be the new experience.

How does that work?

As some of you may know, an Akashic Record is a database of the memories and experiences of your life (past and present) and the decisions you make about those experiences, as if they were photographic prints. These experiences immediately become stored in your chakras, which in turn create the Akashic Records of the Body (which, also, is immediately stored in the Akashic Records of the 5th Dimension, but that is another blog for another day).

Akashic Records perception

Here’s the key part: the Akashic Records of the Body are not just a memory of an event, but also a memory of your emotions at the time of the event — good, bad, positive, negative, or otherwise. These emotions and feelings and moods get tangled up around the experience, get stored in your chakras, then in your Akashic Records, to be continuously triggered in the future by new experiences which remind you of the old ones.

What happened to the first shoe salesman in his past that was so different than what happened to the second salesman? What mixture of emotions and feelings got wrapped up in such as way as to colour their perception of that small town and the opportunities there (or not there)?

If these were real people, the great news is that we could know! They would simply connect with an Akashic Records Practitioner and receive an Akashic Reading, where the particulars about their experience could be unraveled. If the previous event in their life was traumatic or in some way inhibits their capacity to experience life at its best, an Akashic Records practitioner can identify and “clear” negativity from them.

Akashic Records perception

We can all imagine a scenario in our lives where we couldn’t “sell shoes” or, perhaps, you know someone who seems to always see life that way and you’d like to help them.

If you’d like to improve your own understanding of your life, as well as serve other people at a much higher level, we’re happy to announce the 2017 enrollment for the Akashic Records Certification Program, available once per year and for a limited time only.

To learn more join us for our next masterclass.  This Masterclass introduces you to how your Akashic Records gives you a direct connection to Source so you can consciously align with your powerful self to Create the Income, Freedom and Life You Deserve.

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Patricia Missakian
Patricia Missakian

Patricia Missakian is an international Akashic Records Mentor for spiritual entrepreneurs. She is the founder of the Akashic Records Institute, a school for spiritual development, where healers and coaches learn how to develop their intuition and decode the messages found in the Akashic Records. She has helped thousands of students discover their soul purpose and transform the lives of their clients through the Akashic Records. Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Patricia brings together her colorful creativity, positive energy, and unquestionable mystical connection to everything that she does.


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