Just dropping in to share a cool tip with you. Hope you’re having a good week!
I’ve been quite busy this week with studying all the information that is currently available on the Law of Attraction!
I’m always on the internet, looking for informative articles on the Law of Attraction! I found one that I think you’ll really like.
We Must Give a Piece of Ourselves In Order To Get
By Dwayne Gilbert
In life, we often come across people and things that we want. Things that we desire to have as a part of our lives. What most people never understand is that we have to give first in order to get, always. Nothing is free, as everything has a cost of time, energy, effort, or money. The following story is a very powerful story about the cost, and reward, for giving.
“One day a young man was standing in the middle of the town proclaiming that he had the most beautiful heart in the whole valley. A large crowd gathered and they all admired his heart for it was perfect. There was not a mark or a flaw in it. Yes, they all agreed it truly was the most beautiful heart they had ever seen. The young man was very proud and boasted more loudly about his beautiful heart.
Suddenly, an old man appeared at the front of the crowd and said “Why, your heart is not nearly as beautiful as mine.” The crowd and the young man looked at the old man’s heart. It was beating strongly, but it was full of scars. It had places where pieces had been removed and other pieces put in, but they didn’t fit quite right and there were several jagged edges. In fact, in some places there were deep gouges where whole pieces were missing.
The people stared — how can he say his heart is more beautiful, they thought? The young man looked at the old man’s heart and saw its state and laughed. “You must be joking,” he said. “Compare your heart with mine. Mine is perfect and yours is a mess of scars and tears.”
“Yes,” said the old man, “yours is perfect looking but I would never trade with you. You see, every scar represents a person to whom I have given my love – I tear out a piece of my heart and give it to them, and often they give me a piece of their heart which fits into the empty place in my heart, but because the pieces aren’t exact, I have some rough edges, which I cherish, because they remind me of the love we shared.”
“Sometimes I have given pieces of my heart away, and the other person hasn’t returned a piece of his heart to me. These are the empty gouges — giving love, is taking a chance. Although these gouges are painful, they stay open, reminding me of the love I have for these people too, and I hope someday they may return and fill the space I have waiting. So now do you see what true beauty is?”
The young man stood silently with tears running down his cheeks. He walked up to the old man, reached into his perfect young and beautiful heart and ripped a piece out. He offered it to the old man with trembling hands. The old man took his offering, placed it in his heart and then took a piece from his old scarred heart and placed it in the wound in the young man’s heart. It fit, but not perfectly, as there were some jagged edges. The young man looked at his heart, not perfect anymore but more beautiful than ever, since love from the old man’s heart flowed into his.”
There for, the most important thing to remember in life is that we may lose a piece of ourselves when we give, but we must always give to be reminded of the beauty in the world around us. In order to experience that beauty, we put our own hearts at risk by not having a piece given in return for the part that we give away. The same is true when it comes to success and the law of attraction. We must first give to the world, to the universe, to the better of man before we can receive what we want for ourselves. Be willing to risk a piece of yourself in order to attract everything you want in your life, and the universe will reward you ten fold, even during those times when it seems to much to bear.
Dwayne Gilbert is the founder of http://www.wealthylifesecrets.com and has been helping people in the area of self-protection and personal development for 10 years. He has authored some of his own books and currently teaches people self-defense and personal development strategies and tactics. To get more information on the law of attraction and how to apply it, visit http://www.wealthylifesecrets.com
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