Episode 113: Everything Has a Gestation Period

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“Everything has a gestation period, a time period that must pass before things will come into form. If you plant a carrot seed, it takes about seven weeks for the sprout to make its above-dirt entrance. Bamboo, which can grow up to thirteen feet in as little as one week, takes up to seven years to break through the surface of the ground. But for seven long years it looks like absolutely nothing’s happening. Now that takes some commitment.” ~ James Arthur Ray from Harmonic Wealth

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Everything Has a Gestation Period

“Everything has a gestation period, a time period that must pass before things will come into form. If you plant a carrot seed, it takes about seven weeks for the sprout to make its above-dirt entrance. Bamboo, which can grow up to thirteen feet in as little as one week, takes up to seven years to break through the surface of the ground. But for seven long years it looks like absolutely nothing’s happening. Now that takes some commitment.” ~ James Arthur Ray from Harmonic Wealth

James talks about the fact that a lot of people get confused with the Law of Attraction and think that it doesn’t work because, the moment they snapped their fingers, it didn’t appear.

Um, yah.

It takes nine months for a baby to gestate. Seven weeks for the carrot seed to sprout and up to SEVEN years for a bamboo seed to push through the surface of the ground.

It takes commitment to bring our highest selves to the world. It DOESN’T happen without a *LOT* of diligent, patient, persistent work.

Are you getting a little impatient with something? Can you appreciate the necessary gestation period a little more and then get back to “Going 3 for 3” as you love the journey? :)