Sometimes, when I?m out for a drive, I like to put out the intention that traffic lights will all be green for me as I come up to the intersections. Over time, the lights have been more and more acting in my favor. Sometimes, however, they stay red as I am coming up to the intersection. As I get closer, I start to feel a sense of panic, and I think to myself, ?What if the light doesn?t turn green before I get to the intersection? I?m going to have to slam to a stop?. More often than not, in that situation, as soon as I start to apply the brakes, the light switches to green anyway, and I have to push the gas again.
I realized the other day, as I was observing this happen to me, that this analogy of traffic lights is a perfect illustration of how to keep the proper mindset if we expect our intentions to manifest as we intend. Let me explain.
I?m driving down the street (which could be taken to mean life in general), and I approach an intersection (crossroads, decisions, etc). I decide how I want the light to be (the intention). Ideally, as I get closer and closer to the intersection (decision), I should be able to keep the intention firmly in Mind, and simply KNOW that it will happen. This usually works. Sometimes, however, the light (life circumstances) doesn?t appear to be switching as soon or timely as I would like. I begin to panic (doubt my own intentions), and the Law of Attraction simply gives me more of what I think about. By allowing doubt to creep into my intention, I begin thinking of the very situations I do NOT want to happen. By thinking about these ?negative? situations, I bring more of the same. I need to figure out HOW to stop doing that.
So, that?s the problem. But what?s the solution?
Rather than doubting my intentions, because of the APPEARANCE of what is going on, I should TRUST that the intention will manifest. This manifestation occurs, to borrow from the affirmation by Steve Pavlina’s Million Dollar Experiment, ?in its own perfect time, for the highest good of all?. Just simply focus on the WHAT and WHY of what you are intending, and not so much on the HOW. If your WHY is big enough, the how will take care of itself.
As far as the traffic light analogy goes. Think of this way. If your desire about the intention is strong enough, then you must be resolved to the point that you are willing to speed through the intersection EVEN IF the light stays red. Once you can put yourself in that place of awareness and knowing, the light will change.
I?d be interested in hearing anyone else?s take on this, and also if anyone has some experiences which might serve as examples.
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