Write it down.
- Thank you, The Universe*
I’m a strong believer in the Law of Attraction, which begins with the clarity of thoughts. Just like with everything else, the core of the Law of Attraction is open for mis/interpretation. If yours is to sit on a couch watching Game of Thrones (guilty myself) or another Lost dreaming of doing the same thing laying on a beach sipping mojito then it will be fair to conclude the Law of Attraction does not work. Oops. End of story, there are a number of ways to improve the situation — get a comfy couch.
Or explore different interpretations. I can offer mine — stay open to the opportunities!
What opportunities? That I don’t know. Until I define what I desire in the first place. Here’s the power of the Law of Attraction — it will present the right opportunities. Infinite number of them, addressing all the details of your desires as they appear at each moment to the best ability of interpretation by… The Universe.
The best way to do it — Writing it down. In detail.
Now, if The Universe were so powerful, why can’t it read my mind? The trouble is — it can. And it does.
Say, you want to go watch a movie with your old friend Jose. The objectives might be to hang out with Jose and/or to see the Independence Day. How do you go about satisfying such a desire? You message Jose inquiring if he’d like to join you. You may propose a day and time, theatre, mention the Independence Day, perhaps suggest some activities before and after. You have a few interactions back and forth agreeing or disagreeing on any of the matters. You may end up meeting Jose for dinner instead and watch the Independence Day with Jen. Or end your friendship with Jose because he dislikes the Independence Day. You’ll set and alter your priorities as the conversation evolves.
Imagine Jose could read your mind and instead of having a conversation you’d sit on a couch watching Game of Thrones thinking:
“I want to watch a movie. Gotta see Jose. Craving caramel popcorn. Jon, you shouldn’t have done that. Hope Independence day is still playing. Some time this week maybe. Tuesday. Where are the dragons? The theatre by my place just reopened. Promised to cook dinner. Is the next episode out? Tuesday meeting Gabriella for drinks. Friday. Haven’t heard from Jose in a while, what an asshole forgot about me. Will watch a movie with Jen instead. She’s always on some diet, will be awkward to eat caramel popcorn by myself and see her drooling. Daenerys, here she goes again…”
If Jose did read your mind. He’d get exactly this:
- I want to watch a movie.
- Gotta see Jose.
- Craving caramel popcorn.
- Jon, you shouldn’t have done that.
- Hope Independence day is still playing.
- Some time this week maybe.
- Where are the dragons?
- The theatre by my place just reopened.
- Promised to cook dinner.
- Is the next episode out?
- Tuesday meeting Gabriella for drinks.
- Haven’t heard from Jose in a while, what an asshole forgot about me.
- Will watch movie with Jen instead.
- She’s always on some diet, will be awkward to eat caramel popcorn by myself and see her drooling.
- Daenerys, here she goes again…
So who’s Jon exactly?
Now Jose is confused, do you want to hang out? Movie. Diet. Independence day. Tuesday. Caramel. Dragons. Friday. Popcorn. Theatre. Drinks.
Mind you Jen and Gabriella got the same message, so did The Universe!
Get the idea?
Write it down.
- Thank you, The Universe.
*Disclaimer: Yes, there are major issues in this world of various impact that make it appear that The Universe is messed up and very little is up to us individually. Let’s say I’m referring to a smaller group of privileged population with a roof over our heads, food on our table and the right clothes for each season, physically able and reasonably healthy.
Holding on to my pen.
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