Joe Vitale Answers That . . .

Well, I’m done looking for ways to apply The Secret, or acquire affluence in general.

Ok, I haven’t exactly made a secret of the fact that I was uncertain about what I am passionate about – that thing the Success Guru’s call “My Calling” or “My Mission.”

After getting Natalie Ledwell’s book last week, one of the bonuses she shared was a series of interviews (usually around 15 minutes long) with acknowledged masters of the Law Of Attraction (LOA).  I’ve shared in earlier posts my reaction to interviews with Bob Proctor, and Marci Shimoff.  The most recent one I watched was Joe Vitale.

In this one, Natalie pointedly asked Joe what advice he’d give to anyone who didn’t know what their passion was – which immediately made me sit up a bit straighter.  Here was a question I REALLY wanted the answer to!  He said (and this might not be exact, but it is as close as my memory will make it) “Look at what you’re afraid to do.  Your life’s purpose will be hiding right behind that which you’re most afraid of doing.”

Geee – thanks Joe.  It only took me about a nano-micro-second to know EXACTLY what he was pointing at in my life.  I’ve had dozens of different people, from all over the social and political spectrum, tell me that I should do it, and it actually was something I entertained the idea of pursuing when I was a kid.

Surely there has to be another way!  That’s one bridge that burned beyond repair many years ago.  I lit the fire, too.

In this lifetime, I am NOT going to be the President of the United States of America.  That’s one reason why I made the joke on one of my earlier blogs about not running for president myself, but if someone who knew how to organize and finance a campaign wanted to start one and draft me, I’d do it.  It was a safe statement, because I knew in advance that it would never happen.

I am not going to live in a fish bowl and have my every behavior scrutinized and criticized by people who can’t actually DO anything, but make a living off of making others worry.  I’m not going to try to obtain a job that can’t do anything of lasting value without the cooperation of 541 elected foot-draggers and progress blockers who only care about their own profit, or their own path to power.

Besides which – someone out there kills idealists who manage to get elected and try to buck the system, or change it.

Follow-up on “Understanding Hits Like…”

One of the things I’m learning about applying the Law of Attraction (LOA) is that there must be an action towards the goal.  You have to do something.

Well, I may not (yet) have an idea what my dream, or purpose, is, but that can’t be allowed to be a barrier to my eventually getting there.  I still have to take action, if for no other reason than to show “the universe” (also known as God, the higher power, or my best self) that I’m serious about making these changes.

So, I hit on a plan of a sort.  I’m going to look into doing the same thing with a video game that Natalie Ledwell did with her book.  I’m going to try to write a video game that is entertaining and captivating, but at the same time teaches the player the fundamentals of using the LOA.  Or, if I can get a team of people  together who share my vision, perhaps my vision will be enough to guide the process, and their skill will produce the better product.  I’m not sure about the details, and at this point I don’t need to be.  I just have to have an idea, and start moving in that direction.