Favorite Thoughts

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These quotes below are simple words that I find powerful and filled with thought.  They are seeds for the garden of your mind!  Check them out and tell me which ones are your favortes in the comments below.

Week #1

  • The greatest achievement was, at first, and for a time, but a dream NH
  • The oak sleeps in the acorn NH
  • 1:10 Harmony in the world within means the ability to control our thoughts, and to determine for ourselves how any experience is to affect us Haanel
  • 1:31 Every thought therefore is a cause and every condition an effect; for this reason it is absolutely essential that you control your thoughts so as to bring forth only desirable conditions Haanel
  • In truth, the only difference between those who have failed and those who have succeeded lies in the difference of their habits. OG
  • As I repeat the words daily they will soon become a part of my active mind, but more important, they will also seep into my other mind. OG
  • I have surrendered my free will to the years of accumulated habits and the past deeds have already marked out a path that threatens to imprison my future OG

Week #2

  • I always keep my promises
  • 2:9 Speaking of automatic bodily functions Haanel said, “These all-important functions are designedly withdrawn from the domain of our outward will with its variations and transitions, and placed under the direction of a permanent and dependable power within us.  GOD’s creation is amazing!
  • 2:13 Not only can it (conscious mind) impress other minds, but it can direct the subconscious mind.  In this way the conscious mind becomes the responsible  ruler and guardian of the subconscious mind.  Haanel
  • 2:23 The subconscious mind cannot argue controversially.  Hence, if it has accepted wrong suggestions, the sure method of overcoming them is by the use of a strong counter suggestion, frequently repeated, which the mind must accept, thus eventually forming new and healthy habits of thought and life, for the subconscious mind is the seat of habit. Haanel
  • My desire to meet the world will overcome every fear that I once knew at sunrise.  OG

Week #3

  • Eliminate, therefore, any possible tendency to complain of conditions as the have been, or as they are, because it rests in you to change them and make them what you would like them to be. Haanel
  • 3:6 If this radiation is sufficiently strong the person is called magnetic; he is said to be filled with magnetism.  Such a person may wield an immense power for good.  His presence alone will often bring comfort to the troubled mind with which he comes in contact.  Haanel
  • 3:12 ……the quality of thought which we entertain determines the quality of the thought which this sun will radiate.  Haanel
  • 3:15  …..When the fear is effectually and completely destroyed, your light will shine, the clouds will disperse and you will have found the source of power, energy, and life.  Haanel

Week #4

  • The “Angry Woman” and the “Self-Pity Guy” because of the basis of this video.
  • The greatest and most marvelous power which this “I” has been given is the power to think, but few people know how to think constructively , or correctly consequently they achieve only indifferent results Haanel
  • When we start something and do not complete it, or make a resolution and do not keep it, we are forming the habit of failure Haanel
  • if we wish to be of service to others we must have power and more power, but to get it we must give it, we must be of service. Haanel
  • Seek the silence frequently Haanel

Week #5

  • But thought works no magic transformations; it obeys natural laws……….it manifests in your conduct and actions……….Haanel
  • If these impressions have been of fear, or worry, of care, of anxiety; if they have been despondent, negative, doubtful, then the texture of the material which we are weaving today will be of the same negative material.  Haanel

Week #6

  • Only the unseen power of love can opens the hearts of men OG
  • Yet my love will melt all hearts like to the sun whose rays soften the coldest clay OG
  • I welcome happiness for it enlarges my heart OG
  • I always dig for reasons to applaud OG
  • Cannot I speak with the same music to His children?  Henceforth will I remember this secret and it will change my life OG
  • With Love I will tear down the wall of suspicion and hate which they have built round their hearts and in it’s place I will build bridges so that my love may enter their souls. OG
  • For just as love is my weapon to open the hearts of men, love is also my shield to repulse the arrows of hate and the spears of anger. OG
  • And most of all I will love myself. OG
  • 5:2…..how are we to secure the effect which we desire?……….5:5……….Here, then, is the secret of all mental power; it depends entirely on the mechanism which we attach……5:7……..but most of us are content to remain in absolute ignorance of the greatest piece of mechanism which has ever come into existence, the brain of man.  Haanel
  • 5:10 The effects which are produced in the world without are the result of the action and reaction of the individual upon the universal; that is the process which we call thinking; the brain is the organ through which this process is accomplished.  Haanel
  • 5:14 This then is the “Temple of the living God” and the individual “I” is given control and upon his understanding of the mechanism which is within his control will the results depend.  Haanel
  • 5:15  Every thought sets the brain cells into action; at first the substance upon which the thought is directed fails to respond, but if the thought is sufficiently refined and concentrated, the substance finally yields and expresses perfectly.  Haanel
  • 5:18  the man who looks within instead of without cannot fail  Haanel
  • 5:19 Attention or concentration is probably, the most important essential in the development of mind culture……….the cultivation of attention is the distinguishing characteristic of every successful man or woman; and this is the very personal accomplishment which can be acquired.  Haanel
  • 5:21 power dissipates with scattering thoughts from one thing to another which does not get results, concentrated thoughts on a single purpose for any length of time and nothing becomes impossible.  Haanel
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