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Henry Harrison Brown

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Henry H. Brown's

Concentration: The Road to Success

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Introductory - What is Success? - The "Why" of the Book - Concentration a Natural Process - Paying Attention - Some Channels of Waste - "I Am Life" - How Shall I Concentrate - The Will - Habits - "In the Silence" - Compensation of Concentration - With Eyes See Not - The Ideal - Prayer - Desire versus Wish - Mental Poise - Methods of Concentration - Directions for Practice - How To Do It - Some Practical Suggestions - Self-Study and the Law of Life - Special Desires versus Principles - My One Rule:-Agreement - Love - Opinions and Methods of Others - A Parting Word -

Chapter XIX. - Some Practical Suggestions - 100

We may question with wand of science Explain, decide, discuss,
But only in Meditation,
The Mystery speaks to us.
--- John Boyle O'Reiley.

He always wins who sides with God. To him no chance is lost.
God's will is sweetest to him when It triumphs at his cost.
--- Old Hymn.

Into that realm of reverie where the soul feeds
on immortal fruits and communes with unseen associates,
the body meanwhile being left to the semblance 'of idleness
-of all which,
the man have given this valid justification:
I loaf and invite my soul.
I lean and loaf at my ease observing a spear of summer grass.
--- Moses Coit Tyler. (Life of Patrick Henry.)

Affirmations are power and used in any manner are to be recommended. Used till one forgets to use them, by no longer needing them. The Affirmation serving to create the mental habit of looking at affairs, conditions and experiences of life, from the point of view of the Affirmation.

But Oral Affirmations have great power and in beginning to obtain the self-control that comes from Concentration it is often wise to suggest aloud to yourself until you shall have grown the power of Silent-Suggestion. And even after you have attained considerable attainment in this silent power you will find great help, when new conditions demanding new Affirmations arise, by speaking the words to yourself. The spoken word has a power in affecting the nervous system that the

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