According to Ruiz, everything we do is based on agreements we have made – agreements with ourselves, with other people, with God, with life. But the most important agreements are those that we encounter ourselves. In these agreements, we tell ourselves who we are, how we should behave, what is possible, what is impossible. A single agreement is not such a problem, but we have many agreements that come from fear, deplete our energy and reduce our self-esteem. Every time you break an agreement, all the power with which you created it belongs to you. If you accept these four new agreements, they will create enough personal power for you to change the whole system of your old agreements. You need a very strong will to accept the four chords – but if you can start living your life with those chords, the transformation in your life will be amazing. You will see the drama of hell disappear before your eyes. Instead of living in a dream of hell, you will create a new dream – your personal dream of heaven. In the Four Accords, Don Miguel reveals the source of self-limiting agreements that deprive us of joy and cause unnecessary suffering. If we are prepared to amend these agreements, there are four agreements that are misleadingly simple but powerful that we can adopt as guiding principles.
Based on old Tolec wisdoms, the Four Accords offer a powerful code of conduct that can quickly transform our lives into a new experience of freedom, true happiness, and love. A single agreement is not a problem of this kind, but we have many agreements that make us suffer, that make us fail in life. If you want to live a life of joy and fulfillment, you must find the courage to break agreements based on fear and that claim your personal power. Agreements that come out of fear require us to spend a lot of energy, but agreements that come from love help us save energy and even produce extra energy. If we can see that it is our agreements that govern our lives and that we do not like the dream of our life, we must change the agreements. If we are finally ready to change our agreements, there will be four very powerful agreements that will help us break the agreements that come out of fear and deplete our energy. The word is so powerful that a word can change a life or destroy the lives of millions of people. A few years ago, a man in Germany manipulated by the use of the word an entire country the most intelligent people.
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