Like you, I also do my "best work" on computers. Almost every aspect of my life is dominated by them :)
And, for that reason, I find it is actually more effective to print it out on paper and put it into a physical box because it is something quite different to what I would normally do (even though I compose my requests in Microsoft Word).
You could think of doing this as sending a symbolic indication to a subconscious part of yourself that what you are doing is something out of the ordinary and should therefore be treated in a special way.
Many times, I will even sign the printed-out paper, as though confirming the request is now finally "signed off", to add more of that special feeling to it before putting it in the box.
What makes this process work is the pureness and clarity of thought (concentrated non-resistant focus) involved in writing the request combined with the feeling of release when you let it go so that you don't stand in the way of the manifestation coming.
It's like an archer increasing the tension in the bow by pulling the arrow back, and then cleanly releasing it towards the target.
Writing the request on a computer works fine for me (and there is nothing wrong with writing it out by hand either) but I find the feeling of release is always much greater when I do it physically using real paper and a real box.
answered 19 Nov '10, 00:31
Thanks Stingray. Let's see I write out the request on paper. Then I go to the computer because of spelling and editing. Most of the formulating and brain work is done on my Mac. I am a sloppy writer. Then I print it out and wait 24hrs to edit more. Then I print and reread. Then is goes into the box (a cash box). A copy is saved to a file folder I usually don't go into on the computer. I love the idea of signing before going into the Box. I always date the request. I am not sure when to look at it again. The result have been wonderful so I don't want to look right now. I feel good about the process I use so my way must be as good as any for me any way.
Blessings B 2 B. I am reminded by you to read the affirmations aloud thanks!
answered 19 Nov '10, 01:16
Welcome to the site!
My instincts tell me that there is something to physically writing it out on a piece of paper and then putting them in a physical box.... that you would not get on the computer.
Another slightly off analogy is they say that affirmations are stronger when sais out loud vs. in the mind.
My best advice would be to do both! Why not use the computer as an archive of the physical thing?
answered 19 Nov '10, 00:05
Look at it this way. Lets say you chose to edit the goal that you have saved in MS-Word on your computer. Can you do that? How quickly and easily can you do that?
Now lets say you want to edit what you have printed on a paper. Can you update this just as easily?
Our minds too are like that. Why do you think we need to write it down. Is it really the paper that manifests our goals? Coz we change our minds so often. So when you put it on a piece of paper and lock it up, you make it permanent (well, sort of).
Makes me wonder, what if I cast my goals in block letters on a slab of stone?
answered 22 Nov '10, 01:53
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