Law Of Attraction Or Just Coincidence?

by derek on February 22, 2008 · 28 comments

Do you believe in the Law of Attraction?
While there have been times where I would say that I doubt the Law of Attraction, an experience tonight made me sit back and give some consideration as to whether it was all just a coincidence or if it was the Law of Attraction.
As a little bit of background, I have set a goal for myself to learn more about affiliate marketing and earn at least $5,000 in 2008 from affiliate marketing. When I created my TTZ Media affiliate site, I was experimenting with the earning potential of a pure affiliate driven site but I clearly have a lot yet to learn.
The more that I read and learn about affiliate marketing, the more that I have noticed people consistently mentioning two names – Rosalind Gardner and Zac Johnson.
As many of you know, I author a blog channel over at eMoms at Home and Wendy has nothing but great things to say about Rosalind. Likewise, Zac has received a great deal of attention recently with his posts about how he earned over $800,000 profit in four months.
You can see why these two people have been in my thoughts so much lately.
About two weeks ago I took a trip to the local library to look for a copy of the book Make a Fortune Promoting Other People’s Stuff Online by Rosalind Gardner. The book was checked out but due back on the 22nd of February – so I placed a hold on the book. After anxiously waiting for the 22nd to arrive, I checked the library website earlier today and noticed that the book had been renewed and it would be another few weeks before I could get it for myself.
Tonight as I was surfing the Interweb, I happened to find myself on a site and noticed the MyBlogLog avatar of Rosalind Gardner. When I saw her avatar, I could not help but think how much her book has been on my mind recently and had to click through and visit her site. After spending some time digesting the information on her site, I have decided that I will stop by the book store to purchase a copy of her book as I don’t want to wait for the copy at the library.
Was it a coincidence that I stumbled across Rosalind’s avatar and site or was it the Law of Attraction?
As I mentioned earlier, I have been reading quite a bit about Zac Johnson’s ability to turn an amazing profit in four short months and have seen his name all across the Interweb. Zac’s blog has been an outstanding resource in my quest for knowledge on affiliate marketing as he shares quite a bit of detail with his readers.
Tonight when I arrived home from work there was a package waiting for me. As I picked it up to see where it was from, I noticed the return address up in the corner…Zac Johnson. I’ll be discussing the contents of the package in an upcoming post so stay tuned for that!
Coincidence or Law of Attraction?
Affiliate marketing has been at the forefront of my thoughts lately, in particular the lessons being shared by people like Rosalind and Zac, and tonight I could not help but think that the package from Zac and the fact that I stumbled across Rosalind’s site while browsing the Interweb are a result of the energy that I have been giving off.
This might sound a little corny but right now I feel like I am about to embark on a journey that is going to change my life.

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Furniture Store February 23, 2008 at 1:37 am

I suppose i am a complete rationalist, so i would say coincidence. Things are just so random and inexplicable in this world, that i cant see any kind of pattern anywhere.


olivier February 23, 2008 at 7:08 am

In my mind, at least part of the law of attraction is explained by subconscious focus. Before having researched her name, you could have past over her avatar without even noticing it.
Visualisation is just a way of determining (or communicating) to our subconscious what has the highest priority for us now. He will try to guide us. I give an example of this in this post:


Home Recording Studio February 23, 2008 at 7:26 am

You are on the right track Derek Take it from a man who quite understands what you are going through. It has happened to me any number of times. You bet this is the law of attraction. Call it what you want, coincidence, luck, whatever, the fact remains, that you will start becoming aware of these things happening, now that you have started to become so.


Edward Mills February 23, 2008 at 10:57 am

Very cool Derek! I love it when people start opening up to the possibility that there may be more than coincidence at work. And the best part is that the more you open to that possibility, the more amazing the “uncoincidences” will become. Instead of coming across Rosalind’s Avatar you’ll actually meet her at an event. Instead of having Zac’s package arrive in the mail, you’ll have an opportunity to chat with Zac on the phone.
And you might want to check out some of the material that a bit more true to the essence of the Law of Attraction than the Secret. For instance any of the Abraham-Hicks books, Ask and It Is Given, The Power of Intention, etc. Also Lynn Grabhorn’s book, Excuse Me Your Life Is Waiting is one of my personal favorites.
It’s started! Enjoy the ride!


Brewster February 23, 2008 at 4:20 pm

I too am a believer in the law of attraction theory – I’ve just seen “The Secret” on DVD and really enjoyed it. I think that coincidences happen too often for them to be called coincidences.


Holly February 23, 2008 at 11:59 pm

I do not believe in the Law of Attraction theory, perhaps I’m just too cynical or something, haha. I believe more people are being turned onto it now because of it’s hype, it seems to be everywhere. A few good books on an Oprah book list can make people believe anything.


Furniture Store February 24, 2008 at 5:40 am

Corny or not, good luck on embarking on that journey!


tv brackets February 24, 2008 at 3:48 pm

I really believe in the Law of Attraction!! It has applied to my life in several different areas and never seems to let me down. Maybe I am just crazy, but I like the results the relationships seem to garner.


Jayson February 24, 2008 at 9:28 pm

I’m not sure whether or not I believe in the law of attraction. I guess it depends on what day it is. The movie “the secret” definitely made a good argument for believing in the law but I don’t know if its a law or just because you do certain things differently when you want things. I doubt you would have found the website or received the package if you weren’t trying to learn about affiliate marketing but??


Eva White February 25, 2008 at 1:37 am

I did not believe in Law of Attraction till the time I had not read the book “The Secret”. I got my hands on it a few months back and I started reading the book. This book explains the Law of Attraction and how it is works in a very effective manner. After reading the books I too have started believing in the Law of Attraction.


cup February 25, 2008 at 4:02 am

I know that the law of attraction is working. I’ve experienced it many times and was surprised that when I was thinking about something for sometime there was always a hint to enter that page to take that turn or to do something in a different way, this change usually led me in a surprising way to what I was searching for.


Ling February 25, 2008 at 6:47 am

I do know that you generally get what you want, if you want it bad enough. That’s a different subject though. As far as the law of attraction is concerned, it does sometimes work for me, but mostly with family, like a call or an email. And wish you a bucketload of luck on your journey. 🙂


Daisy February 25, 2008 at 1:06 pm

I totally believe in the Laws of attraction even before I saw The secret on DVD. The human mind is a powerful thing.
I am not so familiar with Zac Johnson, butI read Rosalind Gardner’s book last year and it has tought me quite a bit already.


Niche Annihilation Method February 26, 2008 at 12:32 am

I want to believe it but it looks like I fall off the track so easily. But certainly, nothing comes without thoughts and actions.
I’ve read several books, watch the secret movie and take a few cd program by Abraham Hicks but still can’t seem to follow it through.
Self sabotage issue?


law of attraction guru February 26, 2008 at 12:42 am

That was the Law of attraction alright ! Have fun with it!


Nicole Price February 26, 2008 at 5:27 am

Coincidence or whatever, good luck for your future endeavors. All I am going to think about now is being really wealthy. Maybe I could attract a lot of wealth that way.


pauletet April 12, 2008 at 5:53 pm

Things happen for a purpose. Goodluck!


Dan-O February 13, 2009 at 9:43 pm

I definitely believe in the law of attraction. I think you attract coincidences that reflect what you are thinking about.
When I reflect on my life and watch other people, I clearly see that the differences in external circumstances are directly related to the things that exist in thoughts first.
Coincidence is just a label for unexplained events, and even the law of attraction can not be explained, it just is, like gravity.
Dan-Os last blog post..The 11 Forgotten Laws of Attraction and How I Use Them to Create My Reality


law of attraction February 25, 2009 at 1:08 am

In my life nothing is coincidence, I mean nothing. BUT yeah! law of attraction have change by way to see the life positively. And now every one like to attract a lot of wealth, so why should I be back! Am to following same path, after all nothing is greater attracting point then money is!!!


Raymond March 2, 2009 at 12:25 am

I think that the law of attraction is really true. When you’re focusing your thoughts on something you really aim to achieve, it all ends up in the right place. Having that positive outlook contributes a lot to achieve that goal. Nothing comes out if we don’t do anything about it, right? It also helps if we focus our mind and body on our present lives and do better for the future and consider our pasts as lessons and not dwell on it for it may just drag us lower and lower. Also, i think life events happen for a reason, there’s always a purpose for everything. I guess I owe that to my Christian faith that God has plans for each and everyone of us. I experienced this so many times, and it really proved to me that certain events really do happen for a reason.


Jon April 2, 2009 at 8:01 pm

Even though I have several sites dedicated to the Law of Attraction, I am probably more conservative with it than many others are. Do I think there is scientific proof for it? Absolutely not. Not yet….
The power of positive thought is undeniable, however. It opens up avenues previously closed and creates countless possibilities. Whether this is through quantum physics or not is anyone’s guess at this point, since it has yet to be proven with cold hard data. But there is no denying the fact that positive people have a better quality of life. Or at least they experience a better quality of life – and when you think about it, isn’t that what matters most?


Douglas August 9, 2009 at 7:18 am

I first began studying the law of attraction in 2006 when a friend mentioned The Secret in passing. Interestingly, he has never seen the movie and probably never will.
Anyway, it answered so many questions in my life. As I talked with more and more successful people, they knowingly or unknowingly, were using the law of attraction.
Since, I began noticing it at work in my life, I can say that I have moved forward financially by leaps and bounds. I am just getting a handle on relationships but they are coming around as well.
.-= Douglas´s last blog ..Questions From Readers At Effortless Abundance =-.


j henry August 11, 2009 at 7:59 pm

There’s never a coincidence, we attract into our reality exactly what we need and want. We either consciously create or create by default. What you resist persists, and what you allow manifests… really the same thing aren’t they?
.-= j henry´s last blog ..If you want to be one… =-.


katriona March 7, 2012 at 6:04 pm

I have always believed in Law of Attraction, even before anybody was calling it that. It is such fun to see so many people becoming aware of it and “using it” now.


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