REAL POWER: MAXING OUT ON GOD'S LOVE
PROBABILITY THAT YOU WILL HAVE A POSITIVE MIND
There are one thousand four hundred
and forty minutes in a day. If you sleep for eight hours, you use
four hundred and eighty of those minutes sleeping. That leaves nine
hundred and sixty minutes for everything else. Write down the number
of minutes you dedicate each day to putting positive things into your
Sixty minutes represents only six
percent of your waking hours. If you spend one hour a day focusing on
positive things, you are only spending six percent of your time
putting good things into your mind. If you spend two hours putting
good things into your mind, this amounts to only twelve percent of
your waking hours. Itís exceedingly difficult to transform a life in
a positive direction if you only spend five to ten percent of your
time putting positive things into your mind. You must get real about
personal transformation. If you want to become a positive person, you
need to spend a lot of time working on it. Fifteen minutes a day will
not do the job.
Add up all the time you spend
watching television, playing video games, and cruising the World Wide
Web. This tells you how much time you waste that could be used for
putting positive things into your mind.
Next, total up the amount of time you
spend talking about positive things, writing about positive things,
reading about positive things, looking at positive things, and
listening to positive things. This tells you the amount of time you
spend putting good things into your mind.
Construct a ratio comparing the
amount of time wasted with the amount of time invested in putting
positive things into our mind. The following chart shows you the
probability you will ever become a positive person.
What the ratio means:
10:1 You are in big
5:1 Maybe there is
light at the end of a very long tunnel.
2:1 Definitely there is
light at the end of the tunnel, but
itís a long way off.
1:1 You are at the end
of the tunnel preparing to move
toward your dreams.
1:2 You are walking on
the path to your dreams.
1:5 You are running on
the path to your dreams.
1:10 You are
unstoppable. There is no limit to how good
your life can become.
You need an hour of power every
morning. This is the minimum daily requirement for starting your
day. Use it to get your life in perspective, set your priorities, and
fill your mental fuel tanks.
You need an hour of power every
evening. This is the minimum daily requirement for assessing how you
did, fixing the things you did wrong, and planning what you are going
to do the next day.
How badly do you want to be a
positive person? You are deceiving yourself if you believe you can
become a positive person by spending a trivial amount of time putting
positive things into your mind.
A mind transplant can only be done
one thought at a time. You will have to spend tons of time
transplanting positive thoughts if you want to have a positive mind.
You can make yourself as positive as you want. All you need to do is
put positive things into your mind and watch them expand into your
THE BIG EIGHT - THINK ON THESE THINGS
More than two thousand years ago, the
Apostle Paul said, ďWhatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is
right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable,
whatever is excellent, or worthy of praise, think on these things.Ē
These words are not just good advice. They are the formula for a
positive mind. When you think about these things, you install a
positive operating system into your mind.
Most people want to have a positive
mind and healthy emotions, but they donít know how to make it happen.
The way you do it is by opening your
heart to Godís love, and by putting good things into your mind. What
type of good things? All that is true, noble, right, pure, lovely,
admirable, excellent, and worthy of praise. Those are the Big Eight.
The Big Eight are your gold standard, and they determine whether you
will allow anything into your mind. Having a clean mind and a pure
heart is easy if you let the Big Eight control what goes through the
door to your mind.
Donít walk the path of
self-destruction. Donít allow your mind to become a dumpster filled
with the toxic waste of the twenty-first century. Instead, fill your
mind with good things. God will give you a clean mind and a pure
heart. Your inner voice will turn positive, and you will be surprised
by the joy bubbling up in your heart. There is no limit to how good
your life can become when you put good things into your mind.
FIVE SIMPLE STEPS TO A POSITIVE LIFE
Five simple steps make it possible to
put good things into your mind. Talk about it, write about it, read
about it, look at it, and listen to it. If you do these five things,
a tidal wave positive thoughts sweeps through your heart and mind, and
it wonít be long before you have a positive life.
What I think about expands into my life. When the focus of my mind is
positive, it brings good things into my life. When the focus is
negative, it brings misery. I focus on positive thoughts so good
things come into my world. I canít predict how long it will take for
positive focus to do its work. Nevertheless, I know that if I
maintain a positive focus, itís inevitable that I will become a more
positive person. When I struggle with negative and limiting thoughts,
I need to know that the Law of Focus never fails. No matter how far
down or discouraged I may be, focus always delivers what it promises.
Positive focus always transforms my life in a positive direction.
There is no reason to surrender to fear or despair. What I think
about will expand at every age and stage of life. Even if I am one-
hundred years old, the power of positive focus will still bring good
things into my life.
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The wheel of change always turns in the direction of what you put into
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Give your mind a push in a positive direction today. Cruise your way
to a positive life. If you really want to be positive, nobody
can stop you.
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