Asking for and wanting a specific Person, Place or Thing is part of who we are as humans. We are set on this earth to move forward, to evolve, accomplish our goals, achieve our highest desires, to give and receive love. There is one tiny-tiny condition when asking for the very Persons, Places, or Things we believe will improve our lives. When we lose sight of the joy of our life journey, by becoming so attached to the outcome, we push those People, Places or Things further away. When we focus in so intently on the acquisition of our requests, the Persons, Places or Things senses our desperation and literally vibrate off in a new direction.
Tonight, I had a conversation with a mentor of mine. I asked him how to advise a friend, who is currently in a state of urgency over the acquisition of a large purchase. My friend is in a position of “Wanting the conclusion to arrive” more than “Enjoying the process” and she is finding the stress uncomfortable. I’ve been there many times in my life and appreciate the anxiety associated with wishing for something so intently, my perception and judgement was distorted.
The sage advice my mentor offered me was two-fold. #1 ~ A Request, Affirmation or Prayer, (choose the word which resonates with you) is “The Question”. Once you’ve asked for what you want, stop and listen for the answer. I guarantee you, the solution IS inside of you, if you are willing and open to it: For some, allowing the answer filters in through meditation, or a contemplative run or swim. Still others, a walk in nature, writing, singing, or creating. Choosing what works for you is key.
#2 ~ When requesting for the People, Places or Things you want in life, introduce these ideas to your consciousness through a powerful set-up statement of:
Please give me THIS _________________ OR BETTER.
I love the “OR BETTER” aspect of this. It softens the request and opens it to new possibilities we are unable to see in the moment of urgency.
I’d like to add a third avenue to bring you closer to your dreams
# 3 ~ Show Gratitude to the People, Places and Things currently in your life. Gratitude is the shortcut to fulfilling your dreams. When you are thankful for what you have in your life, what you have expands in new and unexpected ways.
What am I Grateful for today? I’m Grateful to you…. for allowing me into your lives for these 21 Days. I am truly honoured by your dedication to this Gratitude process. I know it takes time, effort and some discomfort, in searching out new ways of thinking and thanking. I’m exceedingly proud of your efforts!