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What exactly is quantum life and it is something new?

Quantum life is nothing new.

More than 2000 years ago, Jesus talked about the quantum life.  Everywhere he went he told people, "As you believe, so shall it be done unto you."  This simple statement reduces quantum life to its simplest terms. It's all about new beliefs that make it possible to leap to the next level.

Most people don't know about quantum life.  They look at life as a smooth timeline stretching from birth to death.  It has its ups and downs, but for them it is a smooth curve that moves relentlessly forward and gradually gets better or worse.

The quantum life is much different.  People who live the quantum life do not have a smooth timeline.  For them life is a series of quantum jumps that happens each time they adopt a new quantum belief.  Their timeline is like a set of stairs in which they jump from level to level.

Does it really matter how you view your own timeline?

It matters a great deal because a linear existence provides a false and impotent model for human change.  Trying to live the linear life is more than doing things the hard way, it is doing things the wrong way.  You can't tweak your way to a positive future. Big changes don't involve tweaks.  They involve jumps.

When you adopt a new quantum belief, you change your agreement with life, and you instantly jump to the next level.

Nothing gradual happens in the quantum life.  You jump from one level to the next with each new quantum belief.

That is exactly what Jesus meant when he said, "As you believe, so shall it be done unto you."  He was not tweaking your life.  He was transforming it to a new level.  He was saying that your timeline is not a gradual experience.  Every time you adopt a new belief, you leap to a new level.

When Jesus healed people, it was always a quantum experience.  People instantly went from sickness to health.  

We live in a moral universe in which quantum beliefs rule.

Jesus was in the business of transforming lives rather than tweaking them.

Sick people don't want a small tweak so they feel better.  They want quantum health with complete healing.

Prisoners don't want a small tweak that helps them adjust better to life in prison.  They want freedom.

Addicted people don't want to tweak their addictions.  They want complete and total release.

In my work as a physician, I meet many individuals who formerly were drug addicts and now they are clean.  Every single person stopped using drugs when they had a change in their beliefs and made a quantum leap to a chemical free life.  None of them tweaked the addictions out of their lives.

When people have real problems, quantum beliefs rule because personal transformation requires a quantum change.


The Quantum Cascade shows how quantum change happens.

Quantum beliefs create quantum expectations that result in quantum change.  It's a simple cascade that starts out with new beliefs and finishes with new life.  Old things pass away, and all things become new.

The cascade starts with New Beliefs.

Not all beliefs are created equal.  Lots of beliefs keep you exactly where you are and maintain you in a holding pattern.

By the time most people reach 21 year of age, their beliefs are set in stone, and they will never develop a quantum belief for the remainder of their lives. 


Quantum change is incremental rather than gradual.

The moral universe has laws just like the physical universe.  If you drop a stone, it always falls down, and it never falls up, because that is the way the physical universe works.  The law of gravity makes it happen.

In the moral universe, change is incremental.  Even small changes are incremental.  Change may appear to be gradual, but when you look closely, there was a shift in a person's beliefs that permitted them to jump to the next level.

Nothing happens gradually in the moral universe.  While your beliefs may change gradually, the instant you adopt a new belief and act on that belief, your life is never the same.  You are a new person with a new life.  You made a quantum leap to a new level.


Getting ready for change is the hard part.  People dither and delay when they should be living their dreams.

Adults will do almost anything to avoid making a change.  They may take days, months or years to get ready.  But once they adopt new quantum beliefs, quantum change happens in an instant, and they jump to a new level.

People who accomplish great things know that quantum change is instantaneous, and they make it their business to adopt new quantum beliefs as fast as possible.  They don't struggle with change and fight against it.  They welcome it because they know it is the only way they will be able to jump to the next level.

They look for problems and solve them.  Each new solution provides the power to make a quantum leap to a new level.

Change takes a long time because people take such a long time getting ready.

When I decided to sail around the world on a yacht, it was more than twenty years before I was ready to make the quantum leap to a circumnavigation.  I had lots of good reasons why I could not do it for each of those twenty years.  But when I was ready to go, I instantly jumped to a new level, and I started my sailing voyage.

I could have sailed around the world on my Privilege catamaran, Exit Only, many years before, but I did not have a quantum belief that made the jump possible.  I didn't have quantum beliefs that made the sailing voyage a reality until I was forty-seven years old.

Quantum change rules your personal universe.  You need to stop thinking about change as a gradual process, and prepare yourself for quantum leaps that take you from level to level.

You need to develop quantum beliefs that make quantum change possible.


Jesus was not selling pipedreams or playing a cruel trick on humanity when he said, "All things are possible to him who believes." Jesus was describing the inner workings of the moral universe.

The moral universe runs on belief.  Beliefs are the fuel that provides the power for everything you do.  They point you in the right direction and give you the power to make the trip.

If you get your beliefs right, there is no limit to how good your life can become.


The size of your beliefs determines the size of the change that happens.  Quantum change cannot be any larger than your beliefs.

The magic of thinking big reveals itself in the world of quantum change.  People who have large quantum beliefs make big things happen.

The size of your beliefs is the limiting factor.  Small beliefs don't make large changes.  Small beliefs create small expectations which create small changes.  Large beliefs create powerful expectations that bring massive change into your world.


God placed the gift of quantum change in your heart at the moment you entered this world, and you don't need any special instruction in how to make it happen.  You performed effortless quantum change on a daily basis from the day of your birth.  Change was your way of life.

Nobody needed to tell you, "As you believe, so shall it be done unto you."

You didn't even need to think about quantum change.  You did it naturally.  It was programmed into your DNA.

Unfortunately, the world conspires to snuff out quantum change, and by the time you are eighteen years old, you have stopped believing that change is possible.  You have heard the words no and impossible so many times that you believe their limiting message.  Quantum change becomes an ancient memory, and before long you forget it even exists.  The world erases it from your mind.

You stop dreaming great dreams and quantum beliefs no longer work their magic in your life.


Limited and infrequent change are the hallmark of adulthood.

Adult beliefs are set in concrete, and adults resist quantum change.

Most adults believe that change is impossible.  After all, you can't teach an old dog new tricks.  And they are right.  You can't teach an old dog new tricks using the same limiting beliefs that have imprisoned him in the dog house year after year.

But it doesn't have to be that way.  Although you might be out of practice, if you are still breathing,  you can fire up your quantum dream machine, and start making new dreams come true.  You can adopt new quantum beliefs, develop awesome quantum expectations, and instantly leap to new levels.

Adults need to understand that change is possible.  They are not stuck in Nowhere Land.  They can make a quantum leap as soon as new beliefs take over their mind.

When Jesus talked to children, he didn't need to tell them to take quantum leaps.  For them it was as natural as breathing.  It was the adults who needed to be told that quantum change was possible.  That is why Jesus told them, "As you believe, so shall it be done unto you."


You may worry that the only changes you can make are small ones.  It seems like there is zero chance to make a massive quantum leap into the world of change.

Worry no more.  Small quantum changes add up over time, and small changes are more important than large ones, because small ones make the big ones possible. 

The size of the change is unimportant.  It's the frequency of change that really counts.

Your growth is proportional to the frequency of change.  When you make lots of small changes, you are exercising your quantum muscles, and exercise makes them grow stronger.

Small changes are like an injection of anabolic steroids, and your quantum muscles rapidly increase in power.  It's the number of repetitions that count.  You make small changes until those small changes start making you, and then you move on to bigger things.

Your quantum muscles start bulging and before long you are making massive quantum leaps.  But you have to start to small.  You can't skip small.  Without the small, you will never become big.


When Jesus started his ministry, he didn't talk about gradual change or tweaking your life here and there to create marginal improvement.

Jesus had a radical quantum message.  Jesus believed in quantum change.

He talked about being born again.  His quantum message made you into a new person.  Old things pass away and all things become new.

He talked about good news for the poor.  The only good news the poor ever want to hear about is prosperity, and Jesus told them that real blessings are on the way.

Jesus told prisoners that the freedom train was coming.  Prisoners do not need a pat on the back and a cheerful word to make it through another day.  They want freedom.  Jesus said they needed to get ready for a quantum leap to freedom.

Jesus promised recovery of sight to the blind.  If there ever was a quantum leap universally appreciated by everyone on planet earth, giving sight to the blind is the most impressive.  One second you are blind, and the next second you see.

Jesus promised release for the oppressed.  Say goodbye to your addictions and depression.  Your time of oppression is over.  It's time to make a quantum leap to wholeness.

Jesus proclaimed the year of the Lord's favor.  It was the year when the word impossible was banished from planet earth.  It was the time when all things became possible for those who believed.  It was the year of the Quantum Leap. 

Jesus had a backpack full of quantum beliefs that he liberally distributed to every person he met.  He wasn't interested in making people feel better about their miserable condition.  He was interested in making new people.  It wasn't just a makeover.  It was a whole new you with a completely new life.

Jesus made it clear that quantum beliefs are for everyone, not just a select few.

Everyone is equal in the realm of quantum beliefs.  His message of quantum hope was so simple that even children could understand it.  Children were already experts at making quantum leaps, because they had not stopped believing.  

Jesus said that quantum leaps were for everyone.  Nobody has an advantage in God's kingdom of love.

Once people opened their heart and mind to God's love and dared to call him Father, it's almost as if Jesus was saying, "Let the quantum leaps begin."  

Every time Jesus talked with people in need, he reinforced his quantum message saying, "As you believe, so shall it be done unto you."  Every deaf ear heard the words, "Your faith has made you whole."  Withered hands and lame legs leaped to life when quantum faith took control.


For quantum change to work, you have to take it personally.

You have to put quantum beliefs in your mind, develop quantum expectations, take quantum actions so the quantum leap can happen.

Once you have a mind full of quantum beliefs, it time for quantum expectations to work their magic.

It's time to ask expectantly.

It's time to seek expectantly.

It's time to knock expectantly.

While you are asking, seeking and knocking, you are not sitting on your hands waiting for good things to happen.  You are working as if it all depends on you, and trusting as if it all depends on God.

You are doing your part so that God can do his.  This will be the busiest and most challenging period of your life.  You are training for your next quantum leap.  You are running faster, training longer, and practicing harder  because you need to be ready for your next quantum leap .

Jesus came to planet earth to change our expectations about what is possible.  

Expectations are the gravity of the moral universe.  They are the overall governing force that will not and cannot go away.  Until your expectations are right, good things will not happen.

Beliefs start the ball rolling and expectations determine whether it goes anywhere.

Billions of people try to wish their new life into existence, but nothing good happens, and they don't understand why.  The reason is simple.  Wishing and wanting are powerless in a universe ruled by expectations.  It doesn't matter how bad you want something, or how much you wish something would come true, you don't get what you want and wish.  You get what you expect.

The law of the  moral universe is simple, "As you expect, so shall it be done unto you."

Expectations express themselves in may different ways.

On the front end, you express them by the way you ask, seek, and knock.

That is why Jesus said, "Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and the door shall be opened."

You must ask expecting that good things are going to happen.  You must seek expecting that you will find.  You must knock expecting that the door will be opened.

People living in Nowhere Land have problems with their Expecters. They don't ask expectantly, seek expectantly, or knock expectantly. It's no wonder that life passes them by. They are members of the Life Long Disoriented and their dreams will never come true.

If you do not go after what you want, you will never get it.  If you don't ask, the answer will always be no.  If you don't move forward, you will always remain in the same place.

People who ask, receive when they have positive expectations.

People who seek, find when they have positive expectations.

People who knock, enter in when they have positive expectations.

Living the quantum life and making a quantum leap to the next level is not rocket science. It's simply new beliefs combined with positive expectations and positive actions making it possible for a quantum leap to the next level.

Dr. Dave




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