The entry for "wish" in OAAD gives an example:. I’m happy to make the recommendation to your program, because I already know that you share the same thoughts about creating an authentic business that aligns with our strengths, values and core beliefs. Hi Evelyn, I have a little difficulty with the internal consistency of your story. Let others know. The story begins with a quotation "Be careful what you wish for, you may receive it" - unfortunately attributed by the author to Anonymous. But what you ultimately end up with is green. Is my wish to be a published novelist at all costs, or to be a published author of a good novel I would be proud to be associated with?, and one that doesn’t come at the expense of my family? I’ve been liking the Mac more and more!! “Be careful what you ask for as you may just get it. Also, like you, I value authenticity. and Be careful what you wish for; you may receive it. 3. End what no longer works.” ^ That was the first Oracle card I pulled on Solstice…it is only the second day of January and already I’m on an adventure. It has a negative feel to it. More money may bring just the opposite. @Dot, in truth, I’m writing my posts as such because I’m at the same time challenging myself in these very topics!! Blessings, Money has no value on its own. The joke above is also one of many that can be found, illustrating the phrase “Be Careful What You Wish For”. I don’t want to give him up … it’s like an obsession … And as I also read on this website, there’s no one I can share this with … feeling all alone, indeed. I am more visual and this really helped to see my goals in pictures…that way I got yellow and blue! Be careful what you wish for Word Camel 13/December/04. @Vered, I am honored that you are reading my blog. The Creator has my back (and everything else), so my job is to follow my dreams, learn to love more deeply, and let go of worry. You wanted changes in your life and now they are upon you. So, for you recreational blackjack players out there, understand that a little knowledge can be a dangerous thing. You cannot get it off your mind. It's popular enough now to qualify as a cliché. Excellent exercise to revisit on a regular basis for myself. It’s like being in a restaurant and changing our order every five minutes. : : : A bit of wisdom is contained in this phrase. It’s so easy to wish, just not as easy to decide what to truly wish for. One of my daughter’s has a lesion in her brain inhibiting long term memory retrieval. @Davina, in the post I wrote “what we align ourselves with emotionally are the outcomes we manifest”. Ex-Michigan State basketball player is now worth billions I have noticed a couple of times that I wished for something and I got *literally* what I wished for rather than what I really wanted. How on earth will the waiter know what to bring? @Irene, thanks for sharing your personal experiences. I know we’ve all heard this at one time or another, can you recall a time that it has come true for you? Copyright | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Earnings Disclaimer Ignition Design by Thrive Themes. — By Edward Dahlberg. And even if you should get this wish, it won’t make you happy. We may end up with something that we actually do not want. How to use (be) careful what you wish … Check with your inner Being. Other than that, your analysis is breathtakingly crisp and smart. While I have a windows PC, I am increasingly working out of a Mac laptop. watch it. (I’m actually pretty thrilled, but I could’ve handled the thought forms I put out there a little more carefully. I'm sort of right with the Monkey's Paw, which is a classic horror story apparently written by W.W. Jacobs,, first appearing in Harpers Monthly in 1902. Like you said, it’s understanding how I attach meanings to them. 1. @Bonnie, thanks for liking this post and finding it a good reminder to clarify what it is that we really want to attract! A little research on the web reveals that this phrase is used in a number of sources such as in the story the Monkey’s Paw; a classic horror story written by W.W. Jacobs, which first appeared in Harpers Monthly in 1902. Inaction also will get you somewhere. I have been stuck in negative thoughts for several hours and this post has reminded me that I need to focus on the positive. Do you know what you really want out of your life? Just for once, I’d love to read about a benefactor who is NOT a total A-hole, and just MAKES the people HAPPY! It is true you should be careful about what you wish for because sometimes what you wish for does not happen or come then you are disappointed or you aree going in the right path to obtain it but road blocks sits in your path to block your progress. If we want to manifest something, we do so with intention and sustained focus. Strive To Be Like God. The Importance Of Finding Out Your Real Desire Be careful what you wish for, lest it come true! The story begins with the quote “Be careful what you wish for, you may receive it” – attributed by the author to Anonymous. That starts the exercise. The Importance Of Finding Out Your Real Desire. You make it clear that finding your highest intention/checking with your inner being is key. At the same time, let yourself move away from those things that do not. Thanks for sharing how you have been helping your clients. Do share your thoughts to the phrase “Be Careful What You Wish For”. Thanks for this – and thanks for visiting my blog. You have got me and you have got the prize. : : The version that is more familiar to me is "be careful what you wish for, lest it come true", which always makes me think of the Tale of the Monkey's Paw (Edgar Allen Poe?). You always challenge my thinking. You wanted Blue and Yellow But Got Green. Hi Evelyn. @Jannie, can you explain more about what you said in relation to this post? Wise actions lead to good outcomes but unwise actions lead to outcomes that are less than desirable. As a child the advice made absolutely no sense to me. @Cath, well put! Michelle. In the book, The Law of Attraction: The Basics of the Teachings of Abraham by Esther and Jerry Hicks, it is stated that you will get all the results that you want, if you are clear about everything that you want. The prize has now become meaningless. The idea of blue and yellow making green – what a powerful concept when thinking about our thoughts. Basically, I try to let go and let God. He said, “My wish is to have a wife 30 years younger than me.”, The fairy answered, “Your wish is my command.”, Some Background to “Be Careful What You Wish For”. And wouldn’t the beautiful fairy, in a gesture of good will, grant the wish to the husband in the spirit in which it was intended? Get Essential Oils at Wholesale Prices (24% Savings). Thank you Evelyn for helping me to continue to grow. It is also what I really like about you – confidence and having a sense of who you are! I’m glad that you have found my posts thought-provoking. But it can be the case that you have no clear idea of what is it that you really desire. Indeed I have seen this play out in life over and over again. A few decades ago I committed myself to being authentic. From the day I learned to take responsibility and look for the lesson in my experiences, I am better able to see events as neutral since it’s how I view them that determines their value. And the greatest peril to the soul is that Thanks for sharing! The wife clapped her hands in delight. But I was increasingly annoyed with the performance issues and swearing I’d never go back to Windows again… Wishing to switch back to Mac in both my home based and mobile workspace… Well, my wishes were answered — my little old jalopy finally crashed, and I found myself no longer wanting but actually needing. Be careful about wishing for one-deck blackjack action, because if you get it, you might find yourself in a much less favorable game than that four-decker right next door. Implicitly, on the reverse and as what you’ve correctly pointed out, if we do not feel connected to what we ask for, we are unlikely to manifest these desires. I find that the toughest thing to do. A journey into our souls, and one that changes as we change… Do I know what I want? Now she is learning how to integrate ideas and thinking, and although I believe her life will be healthier in the long run (and safer) it is interesting to witness someone in their 20s learning about fear and personalities and the un-believable things in life… -- 271 1 0. by Gargishonu. I’d agree that with understanding and looking more deeply, what we want and desire sharpens with clarity as time goes on. We really need to examine our core reasons, the very essence of why we wish to pursue money for instance. It may never happen, but it could. They shut you out, just like how and what you have done to them. The essence of more money may be peace and security. I do know what I want from life and it keeps changing as I grow and understand more. You cannot bear it any longer! I’d tend to agree. Gifts on both sides of a many faceted issue. Emptiness ensues. In all humbleness, thank you for liking this post! It was now the husband’s turn. This is a very useful post. It’s lovely that you like my choices too! Introduction “Be careful what you wish for, you may receive it.”– anonymous Have you ever thought about what this means? Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. There’s a running joke where an unemployed person went up to a pastor asking him to pray to be in a job. Is there any obvious place to find the story? Now, for the purposes of discussion on this site, let us examine this phrase in relation to intention and manifestation, as follows: 1. @J.D. Knowing what we really want out of life – is a journey for us. Be careful what you wish for. I would often hear the older women in my family offer the following advice, “be careful of what you wish for, because you might just get it.” There was no discriminator for this advice; it was good for everyone, young or old. You are willing to take a chance. There was every reason to celebrate. Whether you are hoping to remove money blocks, shift your mindset from executive to entrepreneur or achieve your financial goals in a way that is also spiritually congruent, I would love to be able to assist. He probably wanted his woman to be 30 years old while he remained the actual age he originally was oppose to himself being 30 years older than his wife. @Karen, I’m glad that you like this post and managed to find some gems for learning. Let me share with you … @Evita, I’m glad that you like the picture that I have selected to go with this post. I’m hoping to enter a stage whereby I can view things as they are. Could you tell me what are you wishing for? I believe in wishing a wish – outcome of which is beneficial to all concerned. But because you mistakenly thought that money is your primary aim, you do not choose a business that you are truly passionate in. How do you determine these things for sure? Focusing on the essence can assure as that we get what we want. 2. In your desperate moments, you consider selling your soul for it. I know I’m on the right track when I feel what I call “the click.” It’s an inner feeling affirming my wish, plan or dream is right. Then we take action and adjust. That means being honest with myself and focusing on what I really want to experience. Sincerely He reflected for a moment and then said “Well, this is all very romantic, but an opportunity like this will never come again.”. In a whiff of smoke, a tiny yet beautiful fairy appeared before them, hovering over the table. beware. She answered first, “Oh, I would like to travel the world with my darling husband.”. I warn them to be careful because they just might get what they wish for (it’s happend to me too many times — I asked a pebble of a wish and got the wrong end of a gong.) It is the meaning that we give it. page 173. She believes everyone is telling the truth/you realize money is just symbolic and really only has the meaning we give it, and when she made up her mind she wanted something – she always got it …always! Miss. But I decided to put my fears aside and really examined it objectively. We have … I’m glad that you know exactly what you want. That’s what participants of my course get. You Have No Idea What To Wish For The idea of blue and yellow blending is definitely a product of confused thinking. That is why so often asking for what you want DOESN’T happen either. Oh, this happened to me just last week. Kelly, oh…you just made my day with your lovely feedback!! As an Intuitive Consultant, I share from the perspective that if we do not make the wise choices, it is possible that we will need to go through lifetime after lifetime of the same learning experiences. However, on the flip side, it also means that we have to be very clear in what we wish for. On the contrary, being aware of it helps us be aware of and pay attention to what we are consciously creating. Thus, there is no telling who the originator of the phrase is. Hi Evelyn: What you say here is very true. The idea of blue and yellow turning into green is selfish and confused wishing. C. Joseph Touhill, Gregory Touhill and Thomas O’Riordan, like many others, attribute the quote to a Chinese proverb. You set an intention to start a successful business. So what you wish for may be something that might lead to your misery rather than your happiness if you get it. Well, I could help you with the meaning of the proverb. And it works the other way too, as I know you know. To invite you to consider your various options, so that you can make a conscious decision. For example, someone might wish for power. @Pink Ink, I’m glad that you are asking questions about the type of novel you want and at what cost. Through the many posts previously discussed, we already know about the power of our thoughts. If you are still wanting the light green medium sized car, I hope you get it soon!! Your daughter is blessed to have a mom like you, who can assist her in seeking the balance that she needs. This is the whole idea. Hmmm…you’ve just given me a thought….it’ll be nice to create a similar image with my kids in it. After five years of shooting my mouth off about what should be done with the Indianapolis Masonic Temple, I was officially elected as a voting member of the Temple Board last night. Having clarity in what and why we wish for something is key! I’d been steadily putting aside money to buy my dream Mac laptop, holding out for the most responsible time to splurge and get the top of the line in the near future. At one point I wanted a light green medium size car, and was “seeing” it parked outside my flat, in an attempt at manifesting it. I put it in the same bag as when someone smugly asks, how did you attract that? First let me say what a gorgeous picture you chose for this article – it just makes my heart sing! You can probably see why you should be careful what you wish for, because once that thought is in your head, the vibration is formed. And also, not winding up with the opposite of what we want, because we’re so desperate to end a bad situation. From the last post that you’ve written on yours, I wasn’t sure if you’re going to be visiting my site ever again…lol!! Thanks! (Blending the color yellow blue gives you the color green). Yet, deep down inside, you suspect that guilt will creep in if you take a drastic measure. When we focus on the money we are thinking that it will bring us peace and security but we may have no idea what will really bring it to us. @Caroline, I have already got most of what I wished for from the last vision board I created…LOL!! “Be careful what you wish for because you are liable to get it,” she thought with a delicious anticipatory shudder. Whenever I work with somebody who’s wishing for a different scenario, I show them how to make it happen, by first having a vision of the end in mind, then taking action. This is why it is said to be careful of what you wish for!’ ... You may not see the reason instantaneously, but you will realise it in due course of time. @Lance, our dreams and wishes do change over the years. Share via Email Report Story Part I. That is so true! You try to figure out how to get the prize. It happens more often than one might think. A longing that hovers in your thoughts, day and night. Is she not obeying the instructions of the man making the story? Be careful what you wish you, you just might get it. Hence, pay close attention to the way you feel, and let yourself be drawn to the things that feel good or right to you. You go around with your prized catch. You are happy. Your site always makes me feel good and it is one I did miss. 3. Be Careful What You Wish For Success Tips for Women that Prepare You to Receive Most of us have heard the phrase "Be Careful What You Wish For…You Just Might Get It" . I’m asking myself some of the big questions and this post reminds me of why I love Abraham Hicks so much. Share. And that dream may change as I grow older. You no longer see the hours you spent as work but rather as an extension of yourself. I’ve been blessed to have attracted many wonderful things and experiences into my life, and some not so wonderful. Many thanks ESC Word Camel 13/December/04 Oh yes…let us be fully aware of what we should be asking the Universe for! I would like to tell you my stories about 3 wishes coming true in my life. I think it’s important also to focus on the essence of what we want. You may not have given permission for that kind of meddling. I needed to read this today. Father and son were at chess, the former, who possessed ideas about the … Wanting to get out of a bad situation certainly does not justify us wishing for the first way out. He decided to bare his innermost desires. @Frair, it is interesting that you saw the fairy in this story as sneaky even while she is malevolent. Sounds like a great one to me!! Check my Squidoo Lens at: Quantum Knights. . (Perhaps a 24 hour trial period). We need to spend time asking ourselves what colors we really want: blue, yellow or maybe even green. Knowing arises: the gain of the ego but the loss of love and the shrinking of your Soul. 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