New Consciousness Review Winter 2016 - Page 44

CONSCIOUS CINEMA Keeping Ourselves Honest By Brent Marchant When life doesn’t turn out as hoped for, we often scratch our heads in bewilderment. “Why did that happen?” we ask ourselves. That’s especially true when we’ve convinced ourselves that we planned everything down to the finest detail. But do the results really match our underlying intentions? I n situations like this, we need to take a hard look at our beliefs, the driving forces in the conscious creation process, the means by which we manifest the reality we experience. But, by “hard look,” I mean seriously scrutinizing the thoughts that underlie our materialization efforts. This requires paying particular attention to the integrity of our beliefs, because that will tell us much about why our plans pan out as they do. Integrity is a crucial component of our beliefs, particularly in their formation. It’s a marker of how genuinely our thoughts and intents align with the 44 | New Consciousness Review