Was this just another little prank, courtesy of a mischievous Universe?

Maybe even a calm indifference?

But haven’t you seen people who seem to coast into good things, like the farmer who found the Hope Diamond? I’ve known people like that. In fact, after I’d been in Japan for a while and had set up a “channel” for business to flow through, I could just think about receiving more money, and I’d get an immediate surge of business within hours.

  1. This pattern went on for 16 or 17 years.
  2. So it wasn’t an occasional fluke.
  3. No matter what term you use, it’s basically the same thing.
  4. Achieving their dream doesn’t appear to have a lot to do with burning desire.