Can Intention Create Matter From Potential?

Example: I intended to have a wife and two kids. A week after being married we found out we were going to have a child. After asking for a healthy baby I asked for a boy first then a girl a couple of years later. I now have two healthy kids a boy and a girl 29 months apart.

I don't ask for much, but I usually get what I ask for.

Does thinking, visualizing, imagining, meditating, requesting, have an influence on directing potential? Does a mind with more energy, or focus, have greater influence on potential? And if this is true, is there any moral obligations associated with such knowledge?

Thank you in advance for your intelligent comments.

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