Other Places Beliefs
Other than the beliefs that are learned early in life, there
are various ways that you develop the collection of beliefs that comprise your
A very common situation is to pick beliefs up from those
around as you go through life. This happens either by hearing words, observing
circumstances, or both. You might be encouraged by others to adopt these
beliefs, or it may be a conscious or unconscious choice you make.
Beliefs also form when life demonstrates a certain
“reality.” A thought may not become a belief until evidence appears to support
the thought. It is important to remember that focus creates a cycle.
on anything, wanted or unwanted, attracts things similar to what we are focused
on. We then consider this as proof of the truth of our thoughts, and continue
to think the thoughts, allowing them to develop into fully-fledged beliefs.