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I have always had a great passion for open-wheel race cars. Thankfully I’m finally in a financial position to be able to afford to participate on a purely armature, hobbyist level.
A few years ago, I purchased a vintage open-wheel road racing car and began competing locally. My wife, of course, thinks I’ve taken leave of my senses, but that’s another story. Then at the end of last season, I began thinking that I should upgrade to a better car. However, it was somewhat of a vague notion and not something I included in my affirmations or visualizations. I did put up an advertisement to sell my car in several of the classified sections of the enthusiast websites that I frequent.
As you can probably guess, I received zero responses from these ads. As I said, I liked my car and really didn’t want to sell it. I just thought that I probably should. Then about three weeks ago while I was at one of the local racing shops hanging out with my brother, I happened to mention to the owner of the shop that I might be looking for another car and mentioned the type, year, and model that I was looking for. He said “I have one just like that!” He walked me to the rear of the shop and pulled back a tarp covering the car in the corner. There it was! The exact car I had described. As I sat down in the seat I remember thinking, “I will have this car!” It was a very intense, emotional moment for me.
Now, the fact that the universe had materialized the perfect car, although pretty cool, is really not the point of this story. Here’s where it gets interesting. You see, my wife thinks I’ve gone around the bend anyway. If I came home and told her that I now own two race cars, you can imagine how that would go over.
All of a sudden, it became a very urgent need for me to sell my current car so that I could have the new one. I added this new car to my daily affirmations, and I constantly held it in my thoughts, visualizing how the seat felt, mentally holding the steering wheel in my hands, and feeling the exhilaration of driving the car. Then I got busy with writing and
everything else that I have going on, and although I didn’t forget about the situation, it got pushed to the back of my mind.
Then one day about a week ago, I opened my e-mail and had two, (That’s 2!) very serious responses to my online ads after eight months of nothing! A few days ago, I received a check for $2,500.00 in the mail as a deposit for the purchase of my current car.
Here’s the point of my story. (Yes, I do have one.) It wasn’t until I sat down to write this morning that I realized that the universe had materialized the sale of my car for me. I had attracted it, and because I was so busy with the ongoing details of my life, I had failed to fully realize what was going on. It just seemed like the natural turn of events
until I sat and reflected on everything that had transpired.
Pay attention to the small miracles and synchronicities that happen. Connect the dots. You’ll be amazed at what you notice.
Cary David Richards
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