Some people may not agree with me on this, but our entire existence is based on three words – Think, Speak, and Do. These words shape our present, and with it, our past and future. I have realized that where I am is a result of those three words. What I think, and how I think has much input in how I conduct myself and in the way I choose to live my life. What I think, is in part shaped by what I read, see, and entertain in my mind; however, my interpretation of it also bares weight. Visualization is rooted in what I think, so I better think positive to visualize a great future or outcome. However, it goes deeper than that, because what I think and visualize NOW is what really counts.
What I speak, what comes out of my mouth, also shapes my present. If I speak negativity, I should not expect positive results. When I call myself dumb or idiot it is shaping the image that I have of myself and the one that I will present to the world. The words that I utter, aloud or silently, are powerful.
What I do, the actions I take, are highly influenced by what I think and what I have spoken to myself or to others. Action is always preceded by thought. However, many times, it may seem as if we do the opposite – Do we really?
If I think and speak positive, I must still take action to be able to enjoy all the great opportunities coming my way, and grab them as they present themselves. Think, Speak, and Do interrelate to shape my life. However, there is a word that will change greatly what I think, speak, and do – LOVE.
When I think, speak, and do with Love, things take a different meaning. Doing things lovingly really makes a different in how I view my day, my life. This is why we hear people say, “Do what you love and you will be successful, the rest will come …” This is why when I like something very much I say – “I love chocolate or coffee …” It is why we can say to our loved ones “I love you.” I can think, speak, and do all the positivity until I am all pumped up to take on the world, however, if I don’t use a genuine loving approach, I can only go so far.
There was a time when I worried much about all kinds of things – career, money, knowledge, long to do lists, information, image … the list goes on and on. One day, out of a series of unfortunate events, I realized that all it matter was how I dealt with that big four letter word during my existence – LOVE. Now, I still care about those things, but in a loving way.