Law of Attraction?
by Rebecca Hanson
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Law of Attraction states: We attract whatever we choose
to give our attention to--whether wanted or unwanted.
This Law is Universal because it does not matter who you are,
where you live, what your religious beliefs are, what year you
were born...the Law is true for everyone equally. It is as true
as the Law of Gravity.
Most of the time, we attract by "default" rather than
by deliberate choice. We just sort of go through our day, focusing
on problems that need to be solved or on things that did not feel
good nor seem right. In so doing, we are actually creating more
problems, more of what does not feel good and more of what does
not seem right.
Think of yourself as a huge magnet. The kind that pulls metal
to itself from afar off. It doesn't "try" to attract,
it simply does attract. It is the same way for us. Whether or
not we are trying to attract, we ARE doing so all the time. (Except
when we are asleep.) And we attract the likeness of what we think
about. If we are thinking about a lack of something, we are attracting
more lack (scarcity). If we are thinking about something we love,
we are attracting more of what we love and enjoy. I know it sounds
incredibly simple, and it is.
We humans are actually very powerful attractors and we can use this
wonderful, god-given power to attract more of what we want in life-simply
by paying attention to where we place our thoughts and desires.
An old proverb just came to my mind: "As a man thinks in his
heart, so is he." Proverbs 23:7 It's interesting that the writer
of this proverb says "thinks in his heart" because most
of the time, we think that we think with our mind. However, it is
truly from the heart where we do our thinking, our believing, our
It is from the heart that we attract. Picture your heart
as a powerful magnet. The heart is the "vibrator" of all
signals that attract.
Think of a radio. It has many different stations. To tune into a
station you dial a specific frequency. As soon as we turn our attention
to something (dialed it's frequency) it begins its journey to us.
To be rid of something you do not want in your life, simply tune
in to a different vibration (frequency or radio station)--to something
that you do want.
I see the Art of Deliberate Attraction as consisting of three
1. Getting very clear about what it is I am wanting
2. Raising my vibration until it matches what I want
3. Allowing what I want to come to me
We have the opportunity to gain clarity in knowing precisely what
we want, through the many "contrasts" that life offers
us. The key to successfully using contrast is to observe it briefly
and use it to help you decided what you do want. This takes a
little practice, since our habit is to talk about, tell others
about and focus on what we did not like.
It is usually part three that trips me up. I have held onto some
self-limiting beliefs for a very long time-so long that I no longer
recognize them, yet they are still vibrating below the surface,
canceling out what I am wanting.
My "work" is to let go of all resistance and believe that
what I am wanting will come to me--simply because I want it.
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