The more I played with this and the more I learned from different mentors along the way, "thoughts become things," shifted to, "choice creates." I realized that what we put our attention on, energy into, and buy as real, translates into what we are willing to be in the world. With each new choice we make, we change the stuff of our lives. Each choice guides each action, which leads to different outcomes. What we choose energetically and physically shapes the reality we create and live in.
In my professional and personal practice, I see time and time again that when we perceive this, integrate it into what we choose to be in our lives, and use it as a guide for engaging in the world around us, we have greater access to creating a fulfilling and generative life and living. We can become more conscious of the thoughts we choose and the things those thoughts create!
We become creators in our lives, enhancing our capacity for living more fully, and releasing passive victim states in which we give up agency, resigned to what "happens to us" vs. intentionally engaging in active co-create with everything around us..
What choices have you made that have created what is now showing up?
How is it offering you precisely the opportunities for the growth you have been asking for? (It just may not be showing up the way you thought it would!)
The beauty is, if something you have chosen isn't working, you can choose again - something different!
What choices can you begin making now that are coherent with the future you would like to create?