While there have been periods where I even bored myself, nattering on about positive thinking and being 'in the flow', I have to say, it does work.
As anyone who read my posts last autumn will know, having a baby was a dearly held dream for Dirk and I. But month and month, nothing happened. I knew I was getting in my own way, being overly focused on anything is never a good attitude: we end up blocking ourselves and the natural flow of energy. So, as the months passed, I worked on letting go... on releasing the desire and surrendering to 'what is'.
It's almost paradoxical to implement the principles of manifestation, to surrender to what is and still to do the odd thing that proves, 'I still believe in my dream'. At Christmas, I asked my mother-in-law to get me a bag I thought would be a terrific baby-carryall! Acting as if...!
And as you may have guessed, it has happened! I'm pregnant! Somewhere between 10 and 11 weeks, depending on which calendar one uses - anyone who naively thought Pope Gregory XIII had sorted that one out in 1582 would be sadly disappointed by what the NHS is capable of doing with a calendar! To save you feverishly working out due dates(!), our bundle of joy is due about October 10th.
What is quite profound is that, a week before the baby was conceived, I was meditating on this and other subjects, when I saw myself holding a baby. Because I was holding the baby from the back, I couldn't see it, so I asked that it be turned around as I couldn't seem to visualise it myself. In the twinkle of an eye, I saw myself holding a teeny little baby against my shoulder. They say that you know when you're in the flow, because coincidences start to arrive that confirm you're pointed in the right direction. I took that as one such coincidence!
It's quite amazing to think that every aspect of our lives can be seen as a learning experience. In this case, I grew to understand the paradox inherent in the laws of attraction. Now all I need to do is apply that to winning the Lotto!!