When you are working with the Law of Attraction, one key component that many people miss is the underling desire for what is wanted. I’m not talking about a mental, thought out, intellectual “I want this!” I’m talking about a desire that consumes you to your core, possesses your mind, and directs your actions even though the outside world may question those actions. In other words … inspiration!
If you do not have inspiration for what you want to manifest, the Law of Attraction cannot bring it to you. It is often a missed step that I talk about in my classes. Let me give you an example.
It seems like everyone wants to win the lottery so that they can leave their uninspiring jobs, maybe their miserable relationships, buy their dream home and move to a location that gives them joy. Sounds great, right? But deep down they have a block to winning the lottery. It could be that little voice in their head that says now you have to hire a financial planner, banker, attorney and all of these money professionals. What if they are not honest and steal my lottery money? What if family members beg for money? What if needy people come to me for a hand out? Oh, the burden of having millions of dollars!
Those thoughts are concerns that invariably shift out energy out of inspiration to want millions of dollars. They are negative thoughts that push away any chance of winning the lottery. But what is missing in this story is the deep, burning, juicy desire to have more money than you will ever truly need. For most people, we want to be financially comfortable, not financially burdened under a load of money. Without that inspiration, you are in a canoe without a paddle headed upstream my friend.
So how do you get desire and inspiration to manifest what you truly want? Look to how you spend your time when no one is looking. When you’re not required to be at a job that pays your bills, how do you spend your days? If you did not have to worry about money, what would you do from 8am to 6pm everyday? Those activities are your desire, your inspiration, and where you will manifest.
For example, I love to rock hound, play with crystals, write, and help people and animals (just to name a few). Whether I am paid or not, I would do those activities and every day I actually do those activities. I do them without regard for what’s in it for me? and I can do them endlessly and lose track of time. I do them because of my inspired desire. So when I set an intention to manifest something that relates to one of those activities, it comes to fruition. And if I make money in the process … bonus!
On the other hand, when I set an intention for something that does not bring me inspiration and that does not have the energy of desire driving it, then no matter what intention I set and how much I consciously work the Law of Attraction, it will not manifest. For example, I get a lot of great suggestions for classes that I should create. For some, I do not resonate with the topic right now (I could and likely will down the road). So if I were to set an intention to create a class that I do not have a deep desire to create, I will not have the requisite inspiration to make it come to life. And it will remain on my to-do list and not manifest.
We all instinctively know that inspiration is the key to manifesting because when we take inspired action we do it with joy; but when we take action out of obligation, it does not go as smoothly and our energy is focused on obligation, not joy.
Tip of the week: (1) Make a list of everything that inspires you. (2) Make another list of everything you “want”. (3) Compare the lists to see if any of the items match. For those that match, set an intention and take inspired action as it comes to you to make it manifest. For any “want” items that do not match to inspiration, consider letting those go so that you can make more room for “wants” that match your desires.
About Allie Phillips:
Allie is a unique combination of self-empowerment coach (Certified Law of Attraction Counselor and Life Coach), energy therapist (Usui Reiki Master-Teacher, Integrated Energy Therapy Master-Instructor, and Advanced Crystal Master), award-winning book author, attorney and nationally-recognized animal advocate. Whether it’s wanting more freedom, creativity, loving relationships, financial security, wellbeing, relaxation, or adjusting to the energy of our new world … she looks at each person and animal holistically and creates a well-being plan. She holistically combines these methods to help people gain control of their lives and to help animals live with comfort in our hectic world. It worked for her and will work for you! She particularly loves helping our animal companions because for those of us who have them grace our worlds, they are our soul mates.
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