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An Excerpt from Angel Wealth Magic by Corin Grillo, LMFT

The life you are standing in right now has not come about by accident. A very mighty and mysterious power has shaped it, and I can guarantee that this mighty power is the primary reason why your love life, your bank account, your circle of friends, and even your career look the way they do. Because this book talks about a lot of spiritual concepts, you may be thinking that I’m about to blame the outcomes in your life on divine design, karma, fate, or some kind of high-level spiritual theory like this, but that’s not what this is about. The mighty power that I’m alluding to is your power of choice. Your ability to make a choice is one of the most significant life-shaping tools that you have in your grasp.

Although the concept of making a choice is simple, it is one of the biggest keys to the success of your magic and, really, success in life. This life you are living didn’t happen by chance; it happened by choice.

Before I go further, I want to be clear that what happened to you when you were a child wasn’t your choice or your fault. Your life back then was an expression of the whims or choices of your caretakers. If you were surrounded by poverty or abuse growing up, that wasn’t because of you, and you are not responsible for that. And specifically, because this is about wealth magic, you need to understand that you are also not responsible for any of your family’s financial trauma or financial patterns that may have affected you as a child. You didn’t choose any of that. Nor did you choose the unforeseen or disastrous events in your adult life that sent negative ripple effects into your bank account. What matters, however, is how you choose to respond to all that crap. You are responsible for the financial choices that you make now as an adult. Those choices do inform your financial outcome.

A couple of good questions to ask yourself here are:

  • How is my upbringing still informing the choices, especially the financial choices, I make today as an adult?
  • Do I make choices in life that still minimize my value, because I didn’t feel valued in my family?
  • What financial trauma have I had in the past that may be negatively impacting the financial choices I am making today?

Whatever your answers are, what’s important now is how you choose to move on and heal from past traumas. And healing from the past can help positively guide your future financial life.

You may look around at your financial life and not immediately like what I’m saying here because that financial life may seem like a bit of a shit show. That’s OK. We have all been in a shit show here and there, and I’m sure this isn’t your first rodeo. I’m sure, for instance, that at some point you found your way out of debt when you really needed to. The question is, how did you do that? How did you get through the shit show? The simple answer is that you chose to do something differently. You chose to quit an old toxic job, get a new job, invest in a new education, pay down what you owed, move to a new city, develop a new income stream, or ask for help.

A magician understands that they have the option in every moment to choose differently — to choose a different trajectory. And essentially, that is what you are doing by deciding you want to learn how to work with angel magic to open up new portals to wealth. A magician strives to know and understand that the first power they employ in any magical act is making a clear and proactive choice to change their reality. They consciously choose to move away from victimhood and take radical responsibility for the conditions of their life. A magician is willing to take their power back from society, from their family of origin, or from the haters or the naysayers. They fully realize that they have the power to separate themselves from the struggles of the past and re-create their lives in accordance with their own beautiful vision, or their True Will.

The success of your wealth magic depends on the power of your choices, specifically the choice to be wealthy — and mean it. And mean it not just for a week or a month or a year, but for as long as it takes, even after you are done working the steps in this book.

Making the conscious choice to be wealthy can allow you to create an extraordinary shift inside yourself. You can open up to new pathways of being and thinking about yourself. You can learn to drop the old stories you’ve been telling yourself about your life and about money. So, if you are really ready to make a different choice in life — if you are ready to make the choice to be wealthy — then say this out loud: “I choose to be wealthy!”

Say it as if the angels are standing in the room right there with you (because they are). Say it over and over again until you feel like you really mean it. Get yourself revved up about it. Let your body feel the enthusiasm of it, and know that this choice is real and the first beautiful step of your wealth-making journey.

How does it feel to make the choice to be wealthy? What do you notice? Are you stoked? Is there a part of you still resisting? Take a moment to write down how it feels to make the choice to be wealthy.

Excerpted from the book from Angel Wealth Magic: Simple Steps to Hire the Divine & Unlock Your Miraculous Financial Flow. Copyright ©2022 by Corin Grillo, LMFT. Printed with permission from New World Library —

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