Law Of Attraction: How I Ended Up In New York

This happened to me before I watched the famous (or perhaps infamous) “Secret” movie and learned about the law of attraction (LOA).

Back in my freshman’s year of college in Ukraine, I remember travelling home for the weekend and watching the Discovery channel at night. The program was about something that left me in total awe and surprise.

It was about a man-made wonder right in the middle of one of the busiest megalopolises on the planet. That night I watched the Central Park in New York City for the first time in my life.

Central Park, New York City

This was more than 10 years ago, but I still remember vividly my emotions that night.

At first, I was totally captivated by the charm and beauty of the park in a spot meant for nothing but the skyscraper jungle. Next, I had a sincere wish to be there at least for one moment. And immediately after that, I let it go because I was sure this was not possible. This just could not possibly happen.

Less than two years later I had a wonderful opportunity to participate in the Undergraduate Exchange Program to study at Concordia College, Minnesota for one academic year. The application and selection process was an adventure in itself. To cut the story short, in winter we had a reunion with my program fellows in Washington. DC. Around six of us decided to meet up in NYC a few days before that …

I remember clearly that moment. I arrived to New York earlier that the others, and went out to explore the Central Park. I had no memory of the Discover channel night whatsoever. It wasn’t until when I started walking in the park that it struck me: “Oh my God. Now I remember. I wanted this!”.

Somehow the chain of events unfolded in a way that made my inner wish come true.

The morale of the story is the following.

I do believe that the thing called “law of attraction” exists. Moreover, it works. However, it is often misinterpreted, not the least owing to the “Secret” movie.

My biggest claim to the above-mentioned documentary is that it misses out the main thing – nothing will happen until you take action.

You may sit in the lotus pose for hours mediating on such things as health and richness. Yet this will be nothing than a waste of time and mental energy if no practical steps are taken to achieve your goals or ideals.

LOA does work – but only if coupled with action. 


4 thoughts on “Law Of Attraction: How I Ended Up In New York

  1. It’s actually happened to me several times in life that I have realized the situation I was in was almost exactly what I had visualized and attempted to manifest years before, but had forgotten about and given up on in the meantime. Sometimes it takes a little longer for things to manifest than you thought they would.


    • Yeah, also sometimes wonder whether the “giving up” element is the most important one here. I had different experiences, and sometimes the more I wanted something, the slower it seemed to appear in my life.


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