I have a confession to make.
I don’t understand why people believe in the law of attraction. I’ve seen The Secret, I’ve heard people speak about their experiences with it, I’ve read the first few chapters of Think and Grow Rich (that was all I could manage before wanting to throw my computer out the window…) My partner believes in it. He says me not believing it is as silly as people who don’t believe the earth is round. We have many spirited discussions about it and he’s yet to convince me it’s anything other than… well, I like to keep this a clean blog *lol*
Here’s an example just this week.
I’ve had a brilliant time preparing for the fundraiser I did on Thursday night. I’ve been feeling great about the new business, I’m going to have a meeting about it on Tuesday and I’m really looking forward to it. I’ve been writing articles for other blogs, I’m being interviewed for a blog tomorrow as a matter of fact. I’ve been on local radio talking about the fundraiser and other things I’m doing. It’s all been great and I’ve been feeling positive about the future. I haven’t taken my anti-depressants for about a week and I was feeling very balanced and started to feel like I’d put that part of my life behind me.
My partner said to me that he knows I don’t believe in this sort of thing, but I’m really in the zone and attracting all sorts of good things right now. I’ll continue to attract everything I want. In fact (and this is his favourite phrase, makes me want to punch him in the face *lol*), I already have everything I want right now. Whenever he says this I always say ‘yes, dear,’ and get on with things. If I’m in a bad frame of mind I generally end up arguing with him, because I clearly don’t have everything I want right now. If I did, I’d be in my big house with a verandah overlooking the sea. The kids would have their own rooms and I wouldn’t be in this tiny house freezing my backside off.
Anyway, Thursday was great, until I got a form to fill in applying for housing benefit. This really sent me into a tailspin because I thought I’d already filled out the form and now they want me to do it again. They want me to provide all sorts of information, such as the kids’ birth certificates. Now, if LOA was real, I wouldn’t have to fill out the form at all, because I’ve already done it. But even if I still had to do the form, I’d be able to cope with it. All the documentation I need would be where it’s supposed to be and I could get it done in 15 minutes. But no.
If LOA was real, I’d have the perfect place to do my interview tomorrow, but I don’t.
If LOA was real, my daughter wouldn’t have been hit by a car today. It’s okay, she’s fine, just shocked, but seriously.
If LOA was real, these things might still happen but I’d be able to cope with it all instead of feeling incredibly down about it all. I’ve read some of the little quotes posted by LOA lovers and to me they just seem like pithy little one-liners. I was feeling happy and positive about the future then shit happens and that’s what life is. Life is just good stuff with disappointment waiting around the corner.
All my experience suggests LOA is a load of nonsense. Will someone please explain it to me without making me feel like I’m ignorant for not believing it.