ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Seeing Abundance In Everything

Updated on January 24, 2012

See the Riches You Already Have!

Earnest Holmes wrote a book entitled the Science of Mind. In it, he describes conditions and qualities of Abundant Living. The book itself is a scientific look at metaphysical properties of existence. I have found peace and thoughtful considerations as I read through this work. I will admit that I have to study the book over and over, because each time I read it, I receive new insights.

How does this have anything to do with seeing abundance daily?

When I get crazy, which for me is that feeling of black/dreadful butterflies in the top of my gut, I try to let go and look around my world. I inevitably see colors and flowers. I see kids and grandmas and grandpas. I force myself to enjoy the diesel fuel smell from big rigs. You know, the sweet smell.

What’s so wrong with sitting in the yard and drinking an extra cup of coffee? With telling the kids, “Wait, I need 60 seconds”. How about noticing the birds chasing each other around the trees?

The strange thing about noticing abundance is that when you are in the moment, you can see it. When you are “all shook up”, abundance is nowhere to be found. Is it the same way for you?

Why is that? The harder you look, the harder it is to find. The less you get concerned, the easier it becomes to notice. My guess is that when a person is so involved in themselves, that it is difficult to see all the goodness around them.

My car needs $800.00 in repairs. I hate to spend the money. My little boy, who spent a week in sick bay is now running around and lighting the house with his energy. Is thinking about him worth more than worrying about $800.00? I think so. It does not make the car repair easier, but I know that enjoying my boy is more peaceful and happier than worrying over something I won’t change anyway.

I just retired from a job I loved thanks to a politician that cares less for people and more for making money. I agonized about the decision I had to make. I wasted 6 weeks over something that was inevitable. I can’t bring that time back, but I can learn from it. Grow from it. Offer it to you as an example.

Smell the coffee. Enjoy the rain. Say thanks to your spouse 100 times and then say thanks 100 more times. Are you breathing hard? You’re still alive? Are you reading this? You have eyesight. Is your mind speaking to you as you read this? You are capable of thinking. Are you reacting to my words?? You are capable of feeling.

Let go of the bad stuff. What do you have to gain by keeping it? What might you enjoy by throwing the negativity to the universe and saying “you’re bigger than I am, you deal with it.” Till next time……

walking down a new path
walking down a new path


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • Phil Plasma profile image

      Phil Plasma 

      7 years ago from Montreal, Quebec

      Yes, let go. Wise words earning you a vote-up and an awesome.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)