Life Has Become Like A Basket Of Miracles
I watched The Secret a couple of weeks ago, it was like a light bulb switching on in my life. Everything that had happened to me over the years suddenly all made sense. I immediately noticed that for most of my life, I had been rescued by The Secret over and over again. But now, in the last couple of weeks, I having realised what had been happening, life has become like a basket of miracles.
To go back to the beginning of when I first noticed something extraordinary in my life was happening, I quit my job when I was 23 years old (I am 32 now). I had just come out of a terrible relationship and a string of bad ones before that. My house was burglarized top to bottom, and I was in a bad place emotionally. I decided that I was not going to wallow in it, in fact, I needed to get away from it, and I bought a one way ticket out of the UK where I had lived all my life. I sold my house, paid off my mortgage, and gave away what little was left from the house that was mostly empty, and took a plane to Egypt with a suitcase and a laptop, just on faith that somehow, I’d find my way when I got there. Why did I choose Egypt? Because I went there on holiday for 2 weeks the year before, and all I remember is how happy I was at the time, so I followed my happiness.
I lived in Egypt for 2 years. When I arrived, I quickly realised that I didn’t want to go back to the UK, so I looked for a business idea that would help me travel and live in different countries. I settled on starting an internet based service business. Knowing nothing about how to do that or where to start, I just kept finding boundless energy to sit at my computer building the business day and night.
While that was going on I was entering into another unhealthy relationship. Something told me I was not with the right man, but I had been hurt before so I kept it casual.
When I turned 25 I decided that one day I would like to have children, but I had not had a menstrual cycle in well over a year. It never bothered me before until now. After seeing 4 doctors from different cities, and one of them was supposed to be the finest doctor in the whole of Egypt, I was told I was unable to have children, I had no eggs, and none were being made. I was crushed. I was sad about this fact, but accepted it, and decided to make the most of my life. I broke up from my relationship and gave up on being able to have children. I decided that I would make the most of my friends children when I visited them.
4 weeks before I was due to leave to go to Cairo, I was chatting to a friend in a coffee shop. She said that she had a nice man renting a flat from her from America, and I should meet him. I was not interested at the time, as I was leaving for a different place, not wanting to start a relationship I could not follow threw on. That was until she mentioned his name. His first name was identical to my last name. I was quite shocked as I had never met anyone with the same name as me, and I decided to meet him.
When I met him, he was everything I would have pictured my perfect husband to be, everything that all the men from my disastrous relationships were not. I was quite surprised, and hopeful, but I had my plans to leave. After around 10 days, the gentleman called me and invited me over for tea. We talked and started spending more and more time together. I opened up about my relationships and despite wanting children in my life, I was not able to have children. He accepted it.
On the 4th of January 2007, 4 weeks after meeting this man, I stayed the night with him for the first time. That night I became pregnant with our son, just 6 weeks before that I had been told I was infertile.
Fast forward to 2013, we’re married, we have 2 beautiful children, we have continued to travel and we live in a different country every year to 2 years. We’re currently in Crete, Greece. The business I started has grown from strength to strength, taken care of our family, and we now hire people around the world in the company and I’m sharing my story and life through my blog. We have struggled over the years at times, before we understood The Secret, but we have always pulled through. Everything we have desired and wanted with all our heart has always – always – happened, without exception.
Since I watched The Secret I have begun to see incredible differences in my life. I no longer ask for what I think will get us by, or what I think is achievable. Now I know anything is achievable as long as I truly want it. I now ask for what I truly want.
Within 10 days of watching The Secret we manifested a trip to Santorini, a dishwasher, an iPad mini, a boat trip with our kids. We have halved the hours we work, and almost doubled what we would normally take in to the business in a week. That is what has actually happened.
We were also shown our DREAM home and car, both by chance, and without having any idea as to how they will become part of our lives, we just know they will 😉
The final piece of this story is the idea I had about 4 days after watching and applying The Secret. I had created a programme called “The Virtually Anywhere Shoestring” to help people create the business that I created for myself on a budget. In fact, over the years I have created several programmes. I sold this particular programme for $97, and I wanted an idea that would really give back to a lot of people all over the world. Then an idea came to me that I would sell the programme, not for a specific amount, but based on donations, so that people would still need to invest in their business and their future, but for whatever they could afford, no matter where they were in the world. I immediately implemented the idea. I started getting the word out about it a few days ago. Since then our website traffic has gone up by over 1000 hits in just a few days, and I have sold so many programmes to people ranging from $1 to $80. People pay what they can afford, and I know how much it can mean to someone in the 3rd world to have this kind of opportunity.
I would love for you to read this story and know that if a 23 year old girl who quit school and left home when she was 16 could change her life like this and not even realise that she is using The Secret to do it, what could you potentially do with your life knowing what you know now about The Secret?