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                                 WHICH WILL YOU CHOOSE?

                                 Pam Grout is the author of 16 books, three plays, a television series, and two iPhone apps. She writes for People
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                                 “The universe always dreams bigger for you than you would for yourself.”
                                 --Amy B. Scher

            There are a grand total of two ways to do things.    For the sake of clarity, let’s stretch the toaster metaphor.
            Whether you’re looking for a job or having a con-    Let’s say you really, really, really want toast. You can plead
            versation with your BFF, whether you’re making       and beg and pray all you want, but until you connect the
            a smoothie or plans for a European vacation, you     toaster back to the wall, “Sorry Charlie, you’re S.O.L.”
            either do what you’re doing with the resources of    You can throw the toaster in the dumpster, but there’s noth-
            Door Number 1 or Door Number 2.                      ing wrong with it. It’s just not connected. That’s what we’ve
                                                                 done. We’ve thrown our toasters (the days and the hours of
            Door  Number 1, the drug of choice for most of us, means do-  our lives) away.
            ing your life, your daily activities with the power of your own
            resources. You make decisions based on the thoughts within   Your Source (Again, call it what you like—God, the F.P., Divine
            your own head, with what you know so far, with what you’ve   Intelligence) doesn’t  judge anymore than electricity judges.
            learned from your parents, from school, from the news. In a   It’s completely 100 percent non-biased. If has no opinions
            nutshell, it’s using the resources of the past.      on whether you choose to employ its power or not. It’s just
                                                                 there, waiting for you to plug yourself back in.
            Door  Number 2, the only other choice, means conducting your
            life hooked to your Source or what I call the F.P., the field of   Some of us don’t plug in to our Source because we feel guilt.
            potentiality.                                        Or we don’t feel we’ve worked hard enough. Or we bought
                                                                 this crazy notion that It doesn’t want us.
            For me, it’s a no-brainer. When I depend on my limited re-
            sources (Door #1), I’m like a toaster that’s not plugged in. I   But that’s as ridiculous as saying electricity doesn’t want (or
            can press the button a million times, but if it’s not plugged in,   won’t work) for a thief. Electricity doesn’t judge. It works
            there’s not going to be any toast on which to apply butter and   equally well for everyone.
            jam. I can eat the bread, of course, but it’s not toast.
                                                                 In fact, it’s OUR judgments, our grudges, our preconceived
            You’ve probably heard the expression, “All men have sinned   notions that block the flow.  Source is always there, patiently
            and fallen short of the glory of God.” Sin, rather than a judg-  waiting for us to lay down our judgments and plug ourselves
            ment call, merely means separation from your Source. It   back in.
            means your toaster’s not plugged in. There’s no condemnation
            involved. You don’t damn your toaster all to hell. If you’re
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