Visualization - Step 2 - Interpret
of ways the interpretation might apply to you.)
looking at a door from across a very dark room. The door is not closed
but open just a tiny crack. A thin sliver of bright light shines
the crack and onto the floor of the room.
on the walls of the room on either side of the door are a picture and a
diploma. Leaning against the door frame is a black cane. On the floor
front of the door are a box full of unidentifiable items, several
strewn carelessly on the floor, and a chain. There is a set of keys in
the lock of the door.
picture is all about making a decision to take the actions which will
room represents the place where people fail - not a physical place, but
attitudes and a state of mind. It is a place where failure and
failure reside. It is dingy and dirty.
is on the other side of the door? Hope for the future is there.
lie on the other side of the door. That's where you'll find the
of all your dreams and goals.
room is a dark place. It represents past failures, disappointments,
feelings of inadequacy, loneliness, anger, uncertainties and fears. It
represents everything that has the potential to hold you back.
light coming from the crack in the door represents the opportunity to
and succeed. It represents life and vitality - hope and confidence.
door is not closed, but is open a crack, because others who have gone
you have unlocked the door. They have shown the way. They have shown
what is possible. There is hope; the door is not locked.
there be dangers on the other side of the door? Perhaps there are, but
any danger you might encounter out there is worth the risk. It is far
to face the possibility of danger than to remain in the stagnant,
darkness of the room.
is a cane by the door. This cane has nothing to do with a true physical
disability; it represents false support that you may be tempted to
when facing the world. It represents dishonesty in all its forms, but
the lack of personal integrity and self-reliance. It represents relying
on others where you can rely on yourself. It represents counting on a
break" instead of honest achievement. It represents making excuses. It
represents artificial stimulants, drugs, cigarettes, alcohol. You may
tempted to use the cane, but it will only hinder you instead of help
papers on the floor are scripts or letters from a time that is past.
are just a bunch of words - gossip - old thoughts - old attempts to
which failed - old work. You no longer need them. You have no need to
in such unfulfilling activities.
chain represents emotions that could weight you down. It is the chain
guilt and fear, feelings of unworthiness and inadequacy, and anger.
box contains trash from the past that you have held onto, but it is
The trash is from the past. You don't need that trash. You can leave it
diploma is an image representating the past also. It represents
from the past and is a comfort only to someone who wants to stay in the
room and take consolation in the past. Dwelling on the past will not
you move forward. Leave this behind as you prepare yourself for greater
picture to the left of the door represents fantasies that have no real
bearing on reality. They are pure escapism. Fantasies of this type will
not help you move forward. They will only hold you back from perceiving
keys in the door are the one thing of great value that you should take
with you. They may be used to unlock other doors. The keys represent
knowledge of success. They represent the other 4 keys in this Knowledge
and Power program.
Door" can apply to all areas of life: physical health, financial
spiritual growth, better personal relationships, etc., etc.
dislike being in this dark room. It is stifling you. You want to
is the danger that the darkness will lull you to sleep - you will
complacent and give up hope and choose to remain in the room. But you
allow that to happen! The room represents all the things that could
you back from being all that you can be. There is no future for you in
this room. Your only chance to live and to grow is to pursue your
and that means you must leave this room and put it behind you without
can go to the door, take the keys, swing the door open wide and step
boldly. All you have to do is make the decision to take decisive
You have the certainty of why you are leaving the darkness of the room
behind; you despise this room and all it represents. You are ready for
Now let's do
Step 3 of the process