Saturday 20th September, 2008

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  • The Secret says you could have anything you want.
  • The Secret says the mind attracts anything it focuses on: money, power, love, health.
  • The Secret says you just imagine what you want.
  • The Secret says your life right now is a reflection of your thoughts.

My long-time riding partner Nikki come home the other day from the cold, looking good and acting better. She bring a book for me and tell me I have to read it, how it go change my life. Now I hear about this book before, and all the ideas in it, but to sit down and read this thing was a horse of a different colour.

The book name The Secret. Basically, it telling you that you could have anything you want—anything—and exactly when you want it, if you only put your mind to it.

I not talking about hard work and dedication and thing, eh. I talking about the way they does say, “believe it and you can achieve it.” The Secret say that the mind does attract anything it focus on: money, power, love, health. Anything. And it could also attract all what it don’t want: disease, bad treatment, brokenness, idleness.

How you do it is by imagining what you want for yourself. If you see yourself as rich, and call yourself rich, treat yourself rich and behave like you rich, then the money go say, “She rich. I better go by she.” But if you always crying broken, chinksing and stingy, then you putting goat mout’ on your own self. The money ent go want to come by you. You go always be broken.

Rhonda Byrne, who write The Secret, say in the book:

“Have you ever started to think about something you were not happy about, and the more you thought about it the worse it seemed? That’s because as you think one sustained thought, the law of attraction immediately brings more like thoughts to you. In a matter of minutes, you have gotten so many like unhappy thoughts coming to you that the situation seems to be getting worse. The more you think about it the more upset you get.

“Your life right now is a reflection of your past thoughts. That includes all the great things, and all the things you consider not so great. Since you attract to you what you think about most, it is easy to see what your dominant thoughts have been on every subject of your life, because that is what you have experienced.”

Just before you start cussing and saying that is a load of fresh, hot gobar, listen to what she say about history and thing like holocaust and so on:

“If people believe they can be in the wrong place at the wrong time, and they have no control over outside circumstances, those thoughts of fear, separation, and powerlessness, if persistent, can attract them to being in the wrong place at the wrong time.”

Now, before you dismiss it, consider this. You ever find you had a good day, from the minute you wake up to the minute you go to sleep? Like everything was just flowing in your favour?

What about the opposite? You ever had a day when you wake up on the wrong side of the bed (or in the wrong bed, for that matter) and like nothing went right after that?

Rhonda Byrne say how that is the law of attraction. You happy and you put your mind in a happy place, you go get more things to be happy for. You sour and you swell up, you go get more thing to fret over.

I testing this thing out. What I like about it is not just that is a “feel good” thing, pop philosophy nonsense like plenty of them ideologies out there in the wider media. I like that it have a basis in Scripture. Jesus say in Mark 11:

“Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them.”

I know the Bible not always literal but that sound real clear to me. I believe in Jesus Christ and He word. I trying to live up to what I feel He want from me and for me; and this thing name the law of attraction fall right in my garden.

I is a writer. I is a mother. I is a woman. What I want is to be the best at all them things, and if this go help me to do that, then I for that.

This law of attraction not just good for individuals. You and me is one thing, but what if a whole society, what if the whole of T&T put we mind to getting rich, being happy, being loving? Then the whole country going to benefit. That is why I want we to try this experiment in using the law of attraction for T&T.

Some basic ideas in the law is that you have to visualise what you want (not what you don’t want). So let we close we eyes, all of we, and picture a happy, safe, loving T&T.

Remember when you could of leave your front door wide open and go out whole day and come back and nothing gone?

Remember when you could smile at the people in the road and they used to smile back?

Remember when you did know all your neighbours and all of them was like your family?

Remember when you could go out on the beach whole night and nobody don’t interfere with you?

Remember that. Be happy when you remember it. Smile and grin, because you know that was good days. That is what we want for weself again, and this experiment go bring it back for we.

n Next week:

Visualising a new T&T

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