Episode 2: Conscious Affluence

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“The word affluence is an overworked word in our time, usually implying cars and houses and baubles of all kinds. Its literal meaning is "an abundant flow," and not things at all. When we are consciously centered in the universal flow, we experience inner direction and the unfoldment of creative activity. Things come too, but prosperity is not just having things. It is the consciousness that attracts things." ~ Eric Butterworth from Spiritual Economics

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Conscious Affluence

The word affluence is an overworked word in our time, usually implying cars and houses and baubles of all kinds. Its literal meaning is "an abundant flow," and not things at all. When we are consciously centered in the universal flow, we experience inner direction and the unfoldment of creative activity. Things come too, but prosperity is not just having things. It is the consciousness that attracts things." ~ Eric Butterworth from Spiritual Economics

Affluence. What a beautiful word.

Did you know the word literally means "abundant flow"? That rocks.

So, how can you get more in the flow today?!?

One way might be to feel more "secure"!!!! Here's some more wisdom from Eric Butterworth's incredibly transformative book, Spiritual Economics:

"The word secure comes from two small Latin words: se meaning "without" and cure meaning "care" - being without care, freedom from anxiety. Victor Hugo articulates this very special sense in this lovely couplet:

Be like the bird
That pausing in her flight
While on boughs too slight,
Feels them give way
Beneath her, and yet sings,
Knowing she hath wings."

Isn't that beautiful?!? 

How would you feel if you were "without care."

KNOWING that, should you encounter a challenging situation, you have wings to fly...

Here's to the security that comes with an affluent mindset,

-bri

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