You are what your deep driving desire is.
As your desire is, so is your will.
As your will is, so is your deed.
As your deed is, so is your destiny.”
– Brihadaranyaka Upanishad
Thoughts play the most important role in your life. Whatever you think continuously becomes your desire and as the desire takes momentum, it becomes an event in your life.
Thoughts have their own reality and dimension. Most of your thoughts don’t have much power because there are always too many thoughts in your mind. So the energy gets divided into too many thoughts and not many thoughts get the sufficient energy to become a strong desire. However there are one or two thoughts around which your whole life revolves. It could be the desire to become a rich person or a powerful person or to a live a comfortable life or to do something else. But one desire always takes the center space in the cloud of multiple desires. So that central desire gets maximum attention and energy from you. Thus it becomes stronger and stronger over a period of time and eventually shapes your destiny and events in life. So choose your desires carefully because you are subtley writing your future with them.
Whatever you are desiring or thinking has a subtle reality and energy associated with it. With every thought you are creating a future possibility for yourself. When the thought becomes strong, it becomes a desire. When desire become strong then it leads to action. The time for any thought to translate to a action varies. It can happen in this lifetime or it can even happen in next birth. All depends upon when your desire gets sufficient momentum and energy to translate into action. None of your thoughts or desires goes waste. Its like with every thought you are planning a future event in your life. Or you can say you are adding a coin to a piggy bank. When the total of your coins will become 100 then it will translate into an action.
So be very careful what you think and what you desire. Because your thoughts can come true, if not now then definitely in future. You never know how much momentum you have set to a thought in your previous life times. So always think positive and be creative with your energies. Never set the ball of negativity rolling in your life. A negative thought can lead to a train of negative emotions and events in your life and so is equally true with a positive thought. In india we say never speak negative or harsh words. Because if ma saraswati (goddess of wisdom) is sitting on your tonque in that precise moment, then your words can come true.
Lastly, always be clear about what you want to do with your life and most importantly why you want to do it. Don’t desire things just because everyone else is desiring for the same things. Never imitate others and never follow the society. Instead listen to your inner voice and choose things which brings peace and harmony inside you.