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Ask and It Is Given: Learning to Manifest Your Desires

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Ask and It Is Given, by Esther and Jerry Hicks, which presents the teachings of the nonphysical entity Abraham, will help you learn how to manifest your desires so that you're living the joyous and fulfilling life you deserve.

As you read, you'll come to understand how your relationships, health issues, finances, career concerns, and more are influenced by the Universal law
Paperback, 314 pages
Published January 2007 by Hay House (first published September 2004)
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Jan 15, 2013 rated it it was amazing
A full year after reading this book, and following the "Ask And It Is Given" Formula, the items I placed in my perfect heart shaped box, are coming into reality every day! I asked to create a best selling book to help children succeed in school - and did; I asked to crate a dream team to assist me in helping others become excellent readers and got one; I asked for a specific registered trademark which every attorney said would never happen, and yet, it was granted -- and so much more. This book ...more
Mar 30, 2007 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: those who want to make a big leap in their lives
I am really enjoying this book. It is written in small digestible chunks, and although it is somewhat intense material to engage with originally (it is chanelled from a collective group of beings named Abraham, it is very applicable and has helped me to make some shifts mentally that feel great in my life.

One of their arguments is that something feeling good is evidence of its being in line with who you are. That is advice I can certainly connect with. Very clear and easy to accept.

I say give i
Mar 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book and Abraham's teachings changed my life. I attracted a great job, my wonderful husband, and more using the knowledge I gained. However, Ask and It Is Given is more than just a manual on how to manifest your desires (there are 22 easy-to-understand processes readers can utilize in order to become a match to their desires). It's also a book that will either challenge or confirm your beliefs* about God, reality, the purpose of life, and the true nature of your own identity as a powerful s ...more
Sep 28, 2008 rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: absolutely no one
Shelves: dnf, yoga, non-fiction
Today marked the beginning of the reading list for the 200-hour yoga certification. I started with the first book to come in from the library, figuring that one had a deadline so better get it read first.

Ask and It Is Given: Learning to Manifest Your Desires, by Esther and Jerry Hicks, is a recounting of many workshops and meditation-channeling sessions that the Hicks have had with a Non-Physical Being, identifying himself as Abraham. The book mostly covers topics relating to personal empowermen
May 25, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: financial, owned
After four years it helps me to release bad and annoying emotions yet. Although I gave up on reading Self Helps books, this one is not something I can forget about easily. I prefer to categorize this book under philosophy of life not self help.
Oct 29, 2010 rated it did not like it
Esther Hicks writes for a "nonphysical intelligence" known as Abraham in this former New York Times Best Seller, Ask and It is Given. What I found most interesting in Ask were the deviations from Esther and Jerry (her husband) Hicks' 1989 book A New Beginning I, which predicted various "earth changes" that were on the brink of occurring in 1989, including simultaneous volcanic eruptions that would cover the earth's air with ash. In Ask, these revelations of turbulence are not even touched upon. ...more
Oct 24, 2007 rated it it was amazing
Read at the right time, especially when on a spiritual path, I think this could be one of those life changing or at least very pivotal books to read. It's very simply set out and easy to comprehend which is great for those who are only just learning or discovering law of attraction. As for people who already know about law of attraction I think it's great for a reminder and for fine tuning what you know.
I did find it to be slightly repetitive but I feel that given the subject and taking into con
Bobby 1
Jan 15, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I never wrote a review before but I felt compelled to do so. My sister bought this book and I decided to read it first.
What impressed me from the beginning were the comments from Wayne Dyer, since he is my favorite author. I have several self-help books in my collection, but I have never read a book that gave me such a profound and clear understanding as to why I am not getting all that I desire in life. I read it in 2 days and now I'm re-reading it and highlighting just about every page and doi
May 21, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: self-improvement
Giving this book a rating is very difficult. On one side I believe it's a must-read for everyone who's interested in the law of attraction and all that, on the other side it's very repetitive and also I have difficulties believing every single thing like f.e channeling, (this book is not written by Ester but by Abraham, a spirit who took over her body while she wrote the book?) or growing new body parts if we just -believe we can do it-. Sometimes it doesn't make any sense at all. Nevertheless, ...more
Elyse  Walters
Nov 17, 2007 rated it it was amazing
Read this and others years ago ..., then later listen to the tape while driving. Abraham has passed away since this book.... People are still getting great value.
Aug 21, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Wow. This book was kicking aorund my house for 18 months before I read. The cover looked, and the titled sounded, like it was religious. Then I opened it and I started to make all these miraculous things happen. I have found it transformative to say the least. I read it concurrently with 'Conversations with God" so the "channeled writing" aspect didn't phase me, really. ...more
Aug 25, 2009 added it
Wonderful reminder to keep track of what you are thinking about.. think of joy and happy things, and get joy and happy things.. think of bad and unhappy things, and get that too... I have read this book about 12 times... and get something new out of it each time... And people wonder why I am in such a good mood all the time, and why my life is so great? HELLO????
Diane Bluegreen
Aug 11, 2012 rated it did not like it
Shelves: thumbs-down
i fell under the spell of this philosophy for a few years. it does have some good bits of cognitive therapy,but much of the 'law of attraction' crowd lacks a good helping of compassion. some truly believe if it doesn't work,or you're sick,you're not trying hard enough. life is not quite that simple. ...more
Sep 17, 2008 rated it it was amazing
The original teachings of Abraham -- won't ever get tired of re-reading this every so often for a fresh perspective! Love it love it love it!
Love the simplicity, the ease with which the Abraham-Hicks material brings out our natural tendencies towards joyful abundance. Reading Abraham always makes me realize that I have a tendency (and I think all of us who are slightly "overeducated" into believing in "the way things are" do) to overcomplicate most things. It doesn't need to be complicated, it'
Oh lordy. This book is so fully of kook that I can barely stand it (especially finishing off with Esther's voice, which is just as irritating as hell). And YET it is so chock full of useful instruction that I think I might actually want to own a hard copy. I usually prefer listening to inspirational-type stuff, and by "inspirational" I really mean all the extraneous stuff I fill my head with to keep me on track with where I want to go in life. And this is pretty good for that purpose, but it als ...more
Feb 03, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: spirituality
What if you could change your life by changing the direction of your thoughts?

I know that this sounds like what one acquaintance of mine calls "woo-woo,"but bear with me.

Esther and Jerry Hicks are presenting information from Abraham, a Non-Physical Being. (Think Jane Roberts and Seth.) Abraham shares ideas about how the direction of our thoughts manifests change in our lives, and some practical ideas/exercises to help you with the process.

I have been doing gratitude work for nearly a year now (t
Noor Abu Hassan
Dec 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Amazing . ❤
Lori Mollett
Sep 29, 2014 rated it did not like it
Shelves: spiritual
So, I finally finished this. It's a total rip-off from the Jane Roberts Seth books written in the 60's and 70's. The book is so repetitive. What needed to be imparted could have been in 3 Chapters. These people do know how to attract suckers. That's their law of attraction. Especially knowing how greedy Esther Hicks actually is...I'm sorry. I'm not negating Law of Attraction as it's been coined now but, these people are blood suckers, leeches...give us your money and we will pretend to impart wi ...more
Jessica Stephenson
Apr 16, 2015 rated it did not like it
Total crap. That is all.
Nov 23, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This are and "a crossing or the drop's history" by Anatoliy Obraztsov the absolute best books on how to live your best life. There are literally from "out of this world!"


The authors of the Ask and It Is Given: Learning to Manifest Your Desires (Abraham) are non-physical beings channeled through the co-writer, Esther Hicks. We will admit that after reading the introductory chapter where this concept is explained, we almost put the book down . We had a MAJOR problem with this concept becaus
Jan 15, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Ask And It Is Given explains to us the universal laws of attraction on a very personal scale. In essence, our thoughts and emotions are powerful magnets which attract things of a similar vibration. The law is summed up as "That which is like unto itself is drawn." We've all experienced this for ourselves. Ever notice how when you're in a negative mood, you seem to attract even more calamity than usual, as if you're wearing a big "Kick Me" sign? That's because on an emotional/energetic level, you ...more
Jan 25, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I have to say that I am sitting here with my jaw on the floor over this book. On my own personal journey of prosperity consciousness and manifesting abundance, I have read just about every book on the subject. I swore I wasn't going to buy another prosperity related book because they all just say the same thing over and over (just in a different way) and frankly I was getting really bored with all the repetition. And, I also just kept having this feeling like something was missing from all of th ...more
Rogelio Gil
Jul 08, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I was a bit apprehensive to read this book at first. I believe in the law of the universe and the law of attraction but I experienced a great disappointment with the teachings shared in “The Secret”, since I knew they were only showcasing the tip of the iceberg and a process with did not resonate to be accurate to me. For years I’ve gravitated towards the Abraham teachings through Esther & Jerry Hicks, and I can say that so far this book has not only echoed what I feel true and fulfilling in my ...more
Sep 27, 2007 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: anyone wanting inspiration/motivation or to improve her life
Your life really does change when you change your thoughts. It's not easy, but worth it. These books/series/concepts are so inspiring and uplifting to me. I can read this stuff everyday and just feel more energetic, inspired, etc...I never get tired of it. They just released their new one, The Astonishing Power of Emotions, and I went out and got it the first day. I NEVER do that. Warning: it takes an open-mind to really get the most out of this. ...more
Truly the best Abraham-Hicks book written! Probably the best, most useful, transformational book I own. This book is most recommended because of 22 processes in the back of the book that turn it into a literal handbook as to how you can revolutionize your life! There is not one other book that I am aware of that has such transformational information between its covers.
Jan 23, 2017 rated it it was ok
I know our thoughts shape our reality. However, the whole challenge, and the whole reason why the Law of Attraction business industry thrives, is knowing how or what kind of thoughts work and what don't. And most of the great information on this is to be found in books written over the last two centuries. And if you lack the attention span required for completing a book written in retro-English, then you just need to meditate on the one statement of Jesus, 'Everything is possible for him who bel ...more
Hayley Sherman
Sep 02, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Picture the scene: a woman is meditating with her husband. This has become regular practice for them since they visited a spiritual guide who told them that they were gifted and would be introduced to their own spirit guide in another realm. They’re just getting their trance on and suddenly, the woman’s head starts to shift about the place in sharp tics as if a swarm of bees has found its way in through her ear. Her head’s really going for it and might spin off at any second, but her husband, ra ...more
Jan 25, 2013 rated it it was amazing
"Ask and It Is Given," The Teachings of Abraham, by Esther and Jerry Hicks, does what authors like Dyer, Chopra, Walsch, et al have been trying to do for years - only much better. This book gives clear, easy to understand, practical ideas that will truly change your life for the better. The teachings are profound - and while the general concepts can be found in other books, there are nuances in "Ask and It is Given" that make huge differences.

As a person who has read much in the field of new tho
Heidi The Reader
If you are just beginning to explore the wisdom of Abraham Hicks, this is a good place to start. I've read some of their other stuff and, because it was released later than this, they didn't explain all of their vocabulary or how they initially contacted Abraham, ect. So, start here, if you're interested in such things.

I don't know quite what to make of Esther and Jerry Hicks. They seem sincere in their efforts to help other people realize their dreams. Esther really does seem to be a different
Hina Ansari
Jul 11, 2017 rated it liked it
A self-help book is pretty much formulaic. What makes one stand out would be something you can actually apply to your life. While this book goes off the beaten path pretty early on (the authors are spoken to by an entity (for a lack of a better word) called Abraham). It is implied that Abraham is part of the energy that surrounds all of us. I know, it sounds kinda crazy. The ideas in the book are far less crazy. For the first point, the book asserts that things aren’t supposed to be so hard. If ...more
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Esther Hicks is an American inspirational speaker and best-selling author. She has co-authored nine books with her husband Jerry Hicks, presents workshops on the Law of Attraction and appeared in the first release of the film The Secret. The Hickses' books, including the best-selling series The Law of Attraction, are — according to Esther Hicks — Channelled from a group of non-physical entities ca ...more

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