How Does Intention Work?

Question: How Does Intention Work?

How Does Intention Work? Ask Marcella McMahon

Dear Marcella,
How does intention work?
My son is going through some crazy growing pains I pray for him so much … Does this mean that my intentions through prayer will be answered for him?

Thanks, L

Answer: Intention Works Like This…

Hi L –
Let’s talk about How Intention Works. Intention through prayer does send out vibration and can help someone to transform, but only if that is the desire of his/her higher self (in this case your son’s desire).

I’m using the term prayer and by that I mean it in any way you choose.  Prayer need not be on bent knee – you can walk and pray, speak in tongues, meditate or any other means. Prayer is sending out messages to God/Source/Buddha/The Universe or whatever word you use.

Let’s talk about prayer for other people here for a minute. Prayer does affect people and sometimes does not help them if it is not their soul’s desire.

We all have our own desired path and lessons we chose to come here to learn. Work with intention in a kind way when you are getting into other people’s domain.

It is one thing to intend or pray for an outcome and a totally different to pray for the highest good for someone. When praying for a specific outcome, I ask a person’s permission before I pray for them. If the person is spinning out of control (i.e., drugs etc.) or in a place where I can’t communicate with them physically, I go into a meditative state and ask them at a soul level. If you do this, be content with the answer if it is “no” to let it go.

My most common method to “pray” or set intentions for someone is to simply focus on the energy of Divine Love (pure source / God energy) sending them this Divine Love energy to use for their highest and best good – whatever that means and however they choose to use it is not my business no matter how much I think I know what’s best for them or how much I love them. Intention does work, be kind with how you use it.


And we should also talk about energy. When we love someone so much we often send a piece of us to them. We do this out of love, but unfortunately it does not help them and it doesn’t help us.

As a matter of fact, it effects both parties. Some of the feelings may include feeling off, depressed, feeling out of control, feeling lost, or incompleteness.

If these feelings are occurring, soul retrieval may be necessary. Competent hypnotherapist or shamanic healers or meditations would bet the resource for soul retrieval.

Marcella McMahon Answers Your Metaphysical Questions

Marcella McMahon answeres metaphysical questions

Marcella has been studying and playing with metaphysics since she was a teenager. She has taught metaphysics on many subjects including intuition, dream interpretation, astral projection, dream study and subjects on past lives. She has studied Intention and How to Work with Intention for decades.

Her skills include channeling, talking to dead people (mediumship), accessing the spirit realm like talking to angels, and so much more. Marcella is also a Clinical Hypnotherapist and a Master Trainer in hypnosis, past life regression and Life Between Lives.

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