Copyrighted by Lorna Tedder. Originally published in Third Degree Below.
Ac-cel-er-ant Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â â€“noun
1. something that speeds up a process.
2. Chemistry. . any substance that increases the speed of a chemical change, as one that increases the rate of vulcanization of rubber or Â that Â hastens the setting of concrete, mortar, plaster, or the like
3. a substance that accelerates the spread of fire or makes a fire Â more Â intense: Â Arson Â was Â suspected Â when Â police found accelerants at the scene of the fire.
All my life, I have been around people who prayed devoutly Â for Â the Â things Â they Â wanted. Â Â Â Iâ€™ve Â also Â been around atheists and agnosticsÂ who have put tremendous thought and energy toward the things they wanted. In the past decade, Â Iâ€™ve Â been Â around Â numerous Â pagans, Â Wic cans, witches, etc, who have conducted magick with the intent and belief of getting what they wanted. Â Itâ€™s all the same thing, Â regardless Â of what they call itâ€”prayer, Â energy, magick, quantum physics, focus, attraction, magnet- ism, whatever.
One of Â the Â things Â that Â irritates Â me Â greatly Â is Â to hear people Â pray loud and long and hard for something and utterly believe it will happen and then they never do anything more to get it. Â I always thought to myself, God gave you a brain to think with and two hands to work with and an ass to sit on and wait for God to figure out how to give it to you when Heâ€™s already given you every- thing you need to make it happen.Â Â Iâ€™ve seen people do spells and rituals for prosperity and good Â job prospects and yet never act on any of them.Â Â Oh, eventually they found a job that sorta fell into their laps but it wasnâ€™t necessarily the best that the Gods had to offer and it took an awful long time. Â The Gods showed quite a few prospects that Â were Â overlooked Â in Â favor Â of Â waiting Â for Â it Â to Â be handed over on a silver platter with a big, flashing neon sign that said, â€œTake this job now!!!â€
So Â while Â prayer, energy, Â Â Â magickâ€”whatever you choose Â to Â call Â itâ€”can take Â a Â while Â to Â fall Â into Â place, thereâ€™s an accelerant available Â to speed things along and change Â the Â results Â from Â passive Â to Â active.Â Sometimes things take a long while. Â Sometimes they take seemingly forever if youâ€™re not willing to take action.
This month, I intend to be very active in going after everything I want.