Wednesday, April 11, 2012

2004: My Life Was Waiting. Yours Is, Too.

My exploration of manifesting started sometime in my twenty-eighth year. Actually, I had been manifesting stuff for a long time prior to that and just didn't realize it.

We are all manifesting our destinies, all the time.

I was working in a job I didn't love for pay that didn't get me too far in the world, but I had a wonderful boss who would call me into her office each afternoon and regale me with her stories of spiritual discovery. She was calm, but energetic, with a soothing allure that made me want to be around her and learn all the life lessons she had to teach.

As I expressed interest in her knowledge of the power of positive thinking—and feeling—she began to bring articles and books for me to comb through at work. Finally, she brought me the one that opened my eyes to what manifesting was:

Excuse Me, Your Life Is Waiting by Lynn Grabhorn

This was before Oprah had introduced the world to The Secret, so the prospect of using emotional energy to generate physical results was something I'd never really heard of before.

But once I started reading, I was hooked.

I loved the idea that I was in control of my life's direction. That I could create self-fulfilling prophecies and turn my dreams into reality just by putting out megawatt positive juju.

I felt like I'd unlocked the mysteries of the cosmos.

I guess that's why Rhonda Byrne titled her book The Secret.

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