41 in the Memory Game
When I was 21, I assumed that at this age (I turn 30 in two days) I would be ‘comfortable’, have a career, marriage, kids, and a semi in suburbia. In reality I have a portable CD Player and about 12 CDs. “Woe me, woe me…”
My plight is made worse by the fact that not only did I not get an interview for my ‘dream job’, but when I went to the bank to treat myself with the birthday money that my sister had kindly gifted, it had been consumed by my overdraft. “Could life get any worse?”
Luckily for me, before I sunk down any deeper into my self-imposed depression, I caught sight of the book that my lovely, gorgeous, generous boyfriend had bought me for Christmas. Reading through it reminded me of the DVD my best friend had shown me a few months back and the obvious wisdoms it contained.
Before long I was smiling again and logging on to print out some ‘blank cheques’. But before I did, I played the Memory Game, and I know you will believe me when I say that it came up with ’41’, which reminds us to be happy now, regardless of our finances, and to try and avoid projecting the ‘needing money’ vibration – something I have been doing for most of my adult life – as all you will attract is ‘needing money’. To say I was freaked out is a bit of an understatement…
In my attempt to take this lesson on board I came across a story from ‘Annette’ who reminded me that if we stay focused on the good things then the bad things don’t seem to be there.
I have a fantastic life; great family, great friends, and a great partner. I am fully aware that money cannot buy you any of these things. But I can’t lie to you; I have printed out those blank cheques and when the Universe cashes them in, I can’t wait to take them all out and spoil them rotten!
Here’s to health, wealth, and happiness in 2008!