Spiritual Practice Success Story: "I Paid Off My Mortgage in Under Ten Years"

Follow This Serial

Follow This Serial

E-mail : *

Contributor: Mollie Player

On a cold Friday the 13th in January over a decade ago, I signed the mortgage agreement for my first home. And I wasn’t scared about it at all. Though I wasn’t exactly rich–I’d decided that waiting tables was my true calling, at least for a while–I believed that by saving every dollar I could and paying at least a little ahead on the mortgage each month, I just might be able to pay off the house in ten years. With that goal in mind, I took in renters and saved every dollar I could. I didn’t drive a car, for instance. And sometimes I even passed up the bus, deciding it wasn’t worth that $1 fee.

Five years later, I was nowhere close to my goal, but I didn’t worry about that–I just kept making payments. Something in me told me that it would all work out as it should.

I married my first husband, and worked as much as I could, using most of my earnings for the house. Then I divorced and married David, which gave me another big edge. Still, the goal was pretty far away. Then the year before having my second child, I got a great job at Microsoft, and started paying in big chunks. Finally, the day came when my husband gave me the approval to take the twenty grand out of our savings account and pay our very last installment.

In the February nine years after signing the mortgage, I made the final payment on the house–nearly one year ahead of schedule.

I believe in hard work. And planning, and being careful with money. But I also believe in the power of setting an clearly defined intention.


Buy stuff on Amazon and support this blog. Easy enough, right? Just click here. Anything you buy counts.


Want More? Subscribe to Any of My Serials (Including This One) With Just an Email Address and a Click:


Getting too many emails? Unsubscribe on the sidebar at mollieplayer.com, then resubscribe to just the serials you choose.


  1. Mollie,
    You are a true inspiration to me. I use the Law of Attraction consciously many times for little things. However, often, I see some big things happen because I was unconsciously using it as well. The most positive things happen when you use the law consciously, as with your house. I have had a terrible stroke, yet I feel wonderful a great deal, and I know that God is watching over my life, in big part because He gave me the L of A to use to help me through my life.

  2. Yes! Although actually the subconscious beliefs are much more powerful, more effective i think. Mantras, specific desires are hit and miss for me… Have you read Byron Katie?

  3. Ι am extremeⅼy impressed with yⲟur writing skills and аlso
    with the layoսt on your webloց. Is this
    a paid theme or did you customize it yourself? Anyway keep up thе excellent quality writing, it іs rare to
    see a nice blog like this one nowadays.

Leave Your Link Here. I Promise to Check It Out.