Friday, December 28, 2007

The 12 days of dreaming - day 3

I've been thinking about this 12 day thing...
I must be mad!
How am I going to keep this up?
; )

Also, what does Christmas mean to many of the people on
this planet? Am I being exclusionary? Hopefully not!


Actually, this is about Winter solstice, the rebirth of the sun
in the Northern Hemisphere, the start of a New Year and the
big dreaming that each of us needs to do to dream up our next
12 months and beyond.
(How this impacts on those of you in the Southern Hemisphere
I have no idea. We live in a global village and share the same calendar,
so in a sense it does apply. Maybe mark your own Winter Solstice (end June)
in your calendar and redo this dreaming then for extra effect.
As they say in the classics: what doesn't kill fattens! It certainly won't do any harm!)

Anyway, back to our 12 days of dreaming.

Today is the third day of dreaming.

Today I bring you the parable of the three big rocks:

(I got this from Jenna Avery, who got it from Sonia Choquette
who got it from Stephen Covey, author of The Seven Habits of
Highly Effective People who got it from.....)

Three Big Rocks
A time management guru put a large wide-mouthed jar on the table.
Then he put 3 large rocks carefully into the jar. When the jar was packed to the top,
he asked, "Is this jar full?"
Everyone watching said, "Yes."

"Really?" he said, and began to add pebbles into the jar.
The group watched as the pebbles worked themselves down into the spaces
between the big rocks. Then he asked again, "Is this jar full?"
By this time, the group had caught on. "Maybe not," they said. "Good!" he answered.
Then he added sand to the jar and filled in the spaces left between the rocks and the pebbles. Again he asked, "Is this jar full?" "No!" they shouted.
"Good!" said the guru. Then he took a jug of water and began to pour water into the jar until it was full to the brim.

"What's the point?" he asked?
Someone said, "No matter how full your schedule is,
if you try really hard you can always fit more things in."

"No," said the guru. "The Truth is: If you don't put the big rocks in first, you will never get them in at all!"

We have to pick out what our "Big Rocks" are , organize our priorities around those, and only then look at what else we want to add into the remaining spaces of our lives.

So how do we do this?

Focus on manifesting no more than 3 big things in the coming year. Let everything else fit in around these 3 main goals.

One big rock for health, one big rock for wealth, one big rock for happiness.

Part 2 of this email: Getting to the core of your goals:

Are your goals really what you want?

"The hand will not reach what the heart does not long for."

With each goal ask this question: If I achieved this goal what would it give me that I don't have now? Then ask, if I had this quality what would it give me that I don't have now?
Keep asking this question till you get to the source of whatyour heart really desires.
Warning: if you don't do this exercise the goals you set might be taking you don't the wrong path! (This technique comes from Jack Zufelt. I'll discuss this in more detail on day 5.)

To explore your big dreams more, and what you have come to this planet
to accomplish, consider having your hands analysed in the coming year.

Happy dreaming!

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Summary of 12 days of dreaming

Day 1 - ‘as a man thinketh’ ebook download
Day 2 - the most important quote this millennium
Day 3 - parable of the three big rocks Day 4 - making decisions
Day 5 - finding your core desire
Day 6 - knowing your conscious mind
Day 7 – the seven laws of the universe
Day 8 – how to change your luckDay 9 – your nine environments
Day 10- tapping into your genius mind
Day 11 - stepping beyond your comfort zone
Day 12 - the 12 month, 24 hour grace shower

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