To overcome conditions, you must first believe in the power of the phrase “Despite the condition.” Too often you stare at what is currently surrounding you and flood your consciousness with a perspective of “this is the prison I am confined in.” At that point, you have negated your possibilities – the very reality of your own freedoms – to that which is outside of you, without remembering your power within.
What you are really doing is validating the effect of observation being the real creator of your life; in other words, as soon as you acknowledge within your mind the outside prison (and that you are trapped within it), you reveal the lens for which you are constructing your reality.
In the realm of metaphysics, physical reality lies at the bottom of the scale of creation. Matter is slow moving and dense, and is considered “the last stage” of energetic evolution.
First you start with creative energy – all possibilities. All possibilities then must begin emergence through the development of Mind. Mind, or “mental matter” plucks from the field of all possibilities and dwindles chaos into a single decision and intention. From there, that possibility moves out of mind and into the astral plane, turning possibility in probability. As the energy journeys down the spectrum, getting denser as it goes, it slows into etheric matter, and finally, dense matter, which the dense physical body is filtered to perceive.
By consigning yourself to what your eyes and ears are telling you, you are (metaphysically speaking) in error in terms of what is physically real in the Now moment. That is, since physical reality is at the end of the energetic spectrum, what you are witnessing with your eyes and hearing with your ears is nothing more than an aftereffect of a previous series of thoughts and feelings. That’s the reality of the Now moment as perceived through the filters of your dense physical body. Your prison, therefore, is only a reflection of what came before and is not a true reflection of what is available to you Now.
This is why that phrase is so empowering. “Despite the current condition” keeps the filtering lens of the mind open to other possibilities you would normally close yourself off to by believing in the opposite “I’m imprisoned by my current conditions.” Despite the current conditions signals to the consciousness, the observer that turns quantum waves of possibility in particles of definitive existence, that you are not bound by what is; it takes that power completely away.
No one ever changed reality by continuing to believe that it was carved in stone. Only when people opened up to the sliver of a chance for change did change finally come. All too often, however, you feel you are swimming against the tide – flapping flapping flapping against a force that never seems to let you gain an inch of ground. That’s because you’re always focused on the fight – giving the opponent the strength to keep you at bay or tow you under.
What if that fight was the result of erroneous thinking? Indeed – what if the earth was round instead of flat??
The only way change can come is by inviting it in, and you need to allow that despite the current conditions. See how this is working?
The Universe is unlimited, and so we are reminded during times of trying to manifest intentions “don’t put strings or conditions on the Universe.” This is why “intention experts” always say “Come from the end result.” The idea is sound – the Universe is much larger than your egoic brain, and if it can support all the planets in the heavens, etc., etc., then it can also find ways of bringing your intention to you that you would never even think of, so just think and feel from the perspective of already having it and let the Universe provide the path (Easier said than done, but there it is).
Well, let us also realize that since personal reality is created by personal observation within personal consciousness, then your perspective of the Universe, by default, must also be a personal creation, singular to you and no one else – at least in terms of how you observe and relate to it within your own being. In other words, you yourself are the Universe and the Universe is You. If that is the case, then if we apply the aforementioned directive, it becomes something quite interesting: Don’t put strings on the Universe becomes Don’t limit your own Self. Now, this Self I’m speaking of here isn’t your egoic mind, but your greater Creative Self, the Great Organizing Designer (GOD) that is eternal; quantum in nature that interacts and utilizes Time and Space for creative expression – and is actually the controller of such attributes (you just don’t often realize it or accept that power).
Despite the current conditions allows you to be the great Universal creator that you are – free to allow your multidimensional, nonlocal, outside Time and Space Being access to working with natural creative elements, like a painter and his palette. When you believe you are imprisoned by current conditions, you unfortunately commit to blocking yourself from those abilities used to bring you the freedom you so desire. By keeping your current conditions in the proper framework of revealing what was your former thought, feeling, and vibrational state, which is what Despite the current conditions helps to do, your palette of creation tools will then remain within your consciousness, in sight of your working mind, allowing you to once again act in the role of the Great Organizing Designer (GOD) of your personal reality, your personal observations, your personal Universe.
Remember, you are a PERFECT being.
So … “Despite my current condition … I can be and have …” and then feel yourself as being just what it is that you want. You are a new pattern of consciousness at that point – because despite your current condition, you are that new thought and condition.
You have opened the door to the creative force of your being. Your universal god consciousness creator being. “Despite the current condition, I can have and be …” This is what you are ultimately saying when practicing affirmations. You just usually keep the “Despite the current condition” silent.
Despite your condition, do you think the Universe could orchestrate a way into something new? Then why can’t you? You ARE the universe. Don’t limit yourself. The changes and path may be “blind” to the egoic mind, but not to your consciousness as a whole. You can feel tides carrying you along beneath normal ego; you can sense “something is happening.” This is your eternal Self, that which is outside the egoic mind, doing its job.
You created the ego in youth, in order to “fit in” to this time period and discover the current world’s perceptions of “working order.” You adapted your waking consciousness to react in certain ways based off this world-view; you discovered from your parents and peers the “perceived acceptable state of reaction” to various stimuli (e.g., you coil away at this, you react happily to that). However, all that is simply a focus of Being; a way of mental orientation for current reality observation and interaction. It’s a narrowing of perception, or rather a lens cap for which to interact with current idea-isms running in vogue for the current timeframe. These idea-isms, like all things, change over time as evolution is a constant factor in personal (and collective) growth. Despite the current condition is, amazingly then, a truism for all people, all places, and all Time. Despite the current condition, change has to come, it has to happen, due to the nature of evolution itself. However, that change can be an incredibly slow crawl depending on how much you choose (either intentionally or unintentionally) to decide to keep certain mental frameworks firmly in place ... Mental frameworks that ultimately go through that whole process again ... through astral, etheric, and then physical planes.