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Q&A: What Is a Deliberate Creator?

While there are lots of articles explaining how to become a deliberate creator, we wondered exactly how do you define one?
What makes a deliberate creator?
We asked over on the Good Vibe U facebook page and got these responses:

Flavia Daay:

Even though we’re all creators all the time and I always thought a deliberate creator is someone who deliberately chooses their thoughts according to what feels better. It’s the opposite of creator by default, although some choose joy and bliss almost by default. Even those that choose to follow thier bliss by default might do it in a few areas but probably not all, in which case it’s a mix.  🙂

Taylor Finch Eichler:

It’s a person who maintains keen awareness of and controls her thoughts, knowing that thoughts become things, and what we think about, comes about. I been practicin’! Getting better, by thinking better!

Stella Seaspirit:

A deliberate creator concentrates on WHAT they’re creating and does not worry about HOW they’re going to create it. So nope you don’t need to know what one is in order to be one…

Annette Pedersen:

A deliberate creator knows that they make their own life, their own luck and their own choices – ALWAYS. For me, that’s the bare bones and all you really have to know!

Ann Karen Dowd:

A deliberate creator is about FREEDOM! Freedom to make the choices to move forward in life more in the Vortex than out!

Harmony Harrison:

One who owns his or her own life, and knows it, and lives in accordance with that knowledge.

Suzie Cheel:

A DDC takes responsibility for their own life, their thoughts, their actions and how they feel. They know that they create their joy as well as their chaos.

Very astute answers!
What’s your take?  Share your thoughts about what makes a deliberate creator by posting in the comments.

  • October 1, 2010

Did Jesus Teach Deliberate Creation?

easter-lily.jpgI originally wrote this for a different audience, but thought I’d share a condensed version here since it’s Easter weekend and a logical time to review the message of creation that many believe Jesus delivered.
Did Jesus teach deliberate creation?  Whereas some believe Jesus was a miracle worker, others suggest he intended to teach us how to create our own miracles as well.
The Lost Message
Thanks to new insights into translations of ancient manuscripts, as well as recovered biblical books, we learn that the teachings of Jesus were very much in line with what current science reveals about the nature of the Universe.
In the Essene Gospel of Peace, Book 2, for example, an unnamed scribe reports that Jesus says the power to change our world lives within us.  This is in line with Law of Attraction teachings that we get what we feel.  The power lies within, not through our power to make something happen in the physical world, but by learning to manage our energy.
In another example, early translations of the book of John say we should ask without hidden motive and be surrounded by our answer.
Author Gregg Braden, in the “Secrets of the Lost Mode of Prayer,” interprets that to mean “for our prayers to be answered, we must transcend the doubt that often accompanies the positive nature of our desire.”  The Nag Hammadi Library also records that Jesus taught transcending our doubt allows us to “move mountains.”
The “be surrounded by our answer” instruction is consistent with Law of Attraction wisdom to activate the vibration of what we want by acting as if; by immersing ourselves in the feeling of our manifested desire.  Knowing that our thoughts manifest, releasing doubt is crucial to manifest what we want.  That’s what allows us to move mountains, literal and figurative.
Another message from Jesus is revealed in the original text of the “ask and you shall receive” passage.  The original text (as reported by author Neil Douglas-Klotz in “Prayers of the Cosmos: Meditations on the Aramaic Words of Jesus”) goes like: “All things that you ask straightly, directly … from inside my name, you will be given. So far you have not done this.  Ask without hidden motive and be surrounded by your answer.  Be enveloped by what you desire, that your gladness be full.”
This teaching has been interpreted to mean that what really matters is how we feel.  (Which can actually be taken literally: our feelings become matter.)  As Braden teaches, “We must first have the feeling of our prayers answered in our hearts before they become the reality of our lives.”
Loaves & Fishes
Author Todd Michael believes that a well-known section of the gospel of Matthew contains the technique of creating miracles, as laid out in twelve steps.  Michael’s book, “The Twelve Conditions of a Miracle” postulates that the story of the loaves and fishes (Matthew 14:13-23), when translated from the original Greek, reveals the steps Jesus showed us to create our own miracles.
The twelve steps the author believes Jesus laid out for us are an instruction manual for miracle creation.  By revisiting the original Greek text and choosing slightly different meanings for complex words, Michael translates Jesus’ example into a clear process for deliberate creation.
The process includes: Alignment, Asking, Visualizing, Gratitude, Acting As If, and Receiving, among others.  These steps are also central to the practice of deliberate creation.
Good Company
Many other spiritual teachers also share and embody the principles of creating reality:

  • Tibetan abbots have passed down their wisdom for eons teaching that feeling is the crucial ingredient in their prayers.
  • The Egyptian sage Hermes Trismegistus taught us “As above, so below” – that our world is a reflection of who we are.
  • The ancient Babylonians practiced these principles as well.
  • You can find this information in the writings and stories of Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

This information is far from new.  What we do with these instructions is up to us.  Although teachers can show us the way, it’s meaningless if we don’t implement what we learn.
May this Easter awaken within you new inspiration to live the life you are called to.  Namaste.

  • March 22, 2008