Wishes rarely come true.

Wishes aren’t the same as intentions. Think about it: can you even remember half the wishes you made as you blew out the candles on your numerous birthday cakes? Did you think about them much after the moment of wishing?

A wish has very little energy behind it. It’s a thought on the wind, a vague hope.

But an intention? Now that’s another story. Or at least it should be.

Let’s start with the basics:

An intention is not the same thing as a wish.

If a wish is a vague hope, an intention is an expertly shot arrow.

Sure, every once in a while a complete neophyte hits the target (and a random wish might, too), but if you want to have any degree of success at this whole intending thing, you need to treat it like art… or like archery:  you must hone your craft and become one hell of a marksman.

The best way to do this?

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