I Never Realized.
I once saw a glimpse of The Secret when I was in the 5th grade. I was on a vacation with my family in Singapore and we walked by this closed mall at night. What I saw was a window display of the first copies of The Secret on the shelf. It was 2006 when the book was released. As a kid I wondered what it was and why does it look so magical.
Moving forward to 2011, I went to my brother’s house and looked through his bookshelf when suddenly, The Secret was in front of me again. Apparently, his wife had The Secret, and so I borrowed it.
I was never a bright teenager back then because I never understood how it worked. So I tried to manifest several things and I tried using gratitude but then I gave up and moved forward with my life.
In 2013 after I finished my O levels, I wanted friends because in school I never had any close friends. I used to complain and ask myself, why don’t I have any friends? Then in the middle of 2013, I entered college where I never had the intention to be friends with the people around me and never thought we would still be close in 2022.
After I finished college in 2015, I was worried because I went through a very hard time with my peers and my family. I knew how depressed I had become because of a betrayal that left me shattered. I was hoping to move on by continuing another study abroad. I was hoping that I would get into the art academy in Singapore but my mum and sister were arguing about money and I felt there was no hope. Then through some strange force, I finally went to Singapore and left the past that had broken me down.
When I was studying in Singapore I lived with a broken family. Somehow everyone in the house left except me because I needed a place to stay. Every time that I felt drained in school or discouraged, I would take the MRT to Orchard Road because it is one of the most sophisticated places in Singapore. That place never failed to uplift my spirits. It seemed like every single day that I would go to the Orchard, I wished that I could live there and it would make me feel amazing every single time.
Then I got the news that the house I rented was about to be sold, which meant that I needed to find a place to stay. Apparently, my sister had a promotion to Singapore and the place that she chose to stay was in Orchard! I then got to move in with her!
Here is the most shocking thing. I never realized I had manifested my desires to come true. That was because as a teenager, I tried it but it did not happen right away. But I learned that in perfect timing it really does come true. I am truly grateful that the things that I desired in my mind really came true because many times people had put me down and they never thought it would bring me places. I am truly grateful to the Universe, God, and myself for never giving up.
Thank you, thank you, thank you!