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Ernest Holmes's

Creative Mind and Success

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CONTENTS WITH ANALYSIS - V - VI - VII - VIII - IX - X
PART ONE - INSTRUCTION - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 - 11 - 12 - 13 - 14 - 15 - 16 - 17 - 18 - 19 - 20 - 21 - 22 - 23 - 24 - 17 - 18 - 19 - 20 - 21 - 22 - 23 - 24 -
PART TWO - PRACTICE - 63 - 64 - 65 - 67 - 68 - 70 - 72 - 73 - 75 - 76 - 78 - 79 - 80 - 81 - 83 - 84 85 Contents -


CONTENTS
WITH ANALSYSIS

PART I - INSTRUCTION

AN INQUIRY INTO TRUTH______________________1

 

A. Starts with our experiences (a) that life is, (b) that life is conscious of itself

 

B. Nature of life (a) logic, not personal opinion must answer

 

C. Proof that life is all

D. Life is a reality (a) is governed by understanding

 

WHAT LIFE IS________________________________2

A. Proceeds from thought (a) is a thought form of God

 

MAN'S PLACE IN CREATION_____________________3

A. Man has the same life as God (a) is of the same nature (b) is a center of God

B. Man is individual; God is Universal (a) has same Universal (b) inner life is one with the Father (c) uses the same creative process

 

THE BEGINNING OF UNDERSTANDING____________6

A. Know that all is governed by law (a) that freedom is within the law (b) must conform to law (c) that law is mental and spiritual (d) that law is the gift of love

 

OUR CONDITIONS GOVERNED BY OUR THINKING ___7

 

A. Thought manifests itself (a) on the body (b) on conditons

 

B. Cause is behind every effect (a)"you" the cause back of your conditions

 

C. Ignorance of law no excuse

 

D. "Karma"

 

E. Thought is the pattern; mind the builder (a) to know is to free

 

 

UNCONSCIOUS CREATION______________________9

A. The creative process is constantly going on (a) whether consciously set in motion or unconsciously (b) an example of unconscious creation (c) control necessary (d) creation is first spiritual, then mental

 

 

FIRST STEPS________________________________ 11

A. Recognition of the Universality of law (a) makes no exception (b) taking and getting out

 

B. Thought atmosphere (a) is the result of our own thinking (b) denotes success or failure (c) attracts or repels

 

C. Concerning unlimited supply (a) is within our own control (b) may be received or rejected (c) providing the avenue of receptivity (d) all desires even though ignorantly made are manifested

 

 

HOW TO ATTAIN STRENGTH___________________15

A. Right attitude of mind

B. Know that you are strong

C. Know the Power with which you are dealing

D. Think only what you wish to experience

E. Reject the idea of limitation

F. Forgive past mistakes

G Know that you control your own life

 

WHAT WE WILL ATTRACT_____________________17

A. Thought is power and form (a) manifests in its own likeness (b) leave it free to act (c) blot out false beliefs

 

B. We attract only what we think

 

 

 

 

MORE ABOUT THE POWER OF ATTRACTION_______18

 

A. Use of creative power

 

B. Consistent and persistent attitude of mind

C. Embody consciously

D. One-pointedness

E. Calmness and assurance

 

HOW TO ATTRACT FRIENDS___________________20

A. Loving a precedent to being loved

B. Love everyone

C. Love is the impulse of creation

D. Love-waves sent out universally, react individually

E. No one is "queer"

F. Love is a business principle

G. Unity of love

H. Realization of love

 

THE CONTROL OF THOUGHT___________________22

A. All good is ours to use, not to hold (a) limit the desire to end

B. Inexhaustible supply (a) cast anxiety aside

C. Our part (a) believe, act

D. The act of receiving (a) with thanksgiving and gratitude that is already done

E. The results (a) our needs supplied -- friends -- happiness

 

CREATING ATMOSPHERE______________________25

A. Speaking the word (a) reaction to (b) belief in

B. Thinking creatively

C. Speaking creatively

D. Acting in accordance with the thought and the spoken word

E. Visualization

F. Receptivity

 

THE POWER OF WORDS________________________27

A. Intensity of the thought (a) all words have power (b) the word is within

B. Man is united with the infinite and speaks through it

 

WHY BELIEF IS NECESSARY____________________28

A. It provides the mould

B. Thought moulds into whatever form we desire (a) ignorance causes misuse (b) success thoughts (c) makes thought one-pointed

 

 

A. Neglect the attitude of having already received

B. Neglect to provide thought mold

C. Sense of fear and separation

D. Capacity to know understanding

 

USING THE IMAGINATION__________________31

A. Imagination a pattern (a) whatever pattern is provided will come into expression

B. Know that that which has been imagined is a present reality

 

MANS RIGHT OF CHOICE___________ _______32

A. Man is an individual (a) as such must choose whatever he wills to be externalized

B. Choosing that which expresses a greater life

 

OLD AGE AND OPPORTUNITY_______________33

A. What age is

B. Example in activity of persons of advanced years

 

DEMONSTRATING SUCCESS IN BUSINESS_____34

A. Use of principles creating conditions

B. How to externalize inner thought activity

C. An illustration of a success treatment in business

D. Man is the creator of power in his own life

 

MONEY A SPIRITUAL IDEA_________________38

A. Everything that is, is an expression of life (a) money is and effect (b) feel the presence of supply (c) the million dollar consciousness

 

ACTION________________________________40

A. Action without struggle (a) letting law work through us

B. The atmosphere of Activity (a) necessity of objective movement (b) mental alertness

C. Great things come from great thoughts

D. We must act on ourselves as Mind acts on itself

 

IDEAS OF THE INFINITE___________________43

A. The mind of the Universe is the source of (a) inventions (b) music (c) art (d) poetry

B. Method of receiving inspiration (inner quiet) (b) unity with Mind (c) impression (d) receptivity

DON'T BE A LEANER______________________45

A. Self-recognition and self-reliance

B. Keeping our control

C. Clearness of the stream of consciousness

D. Method of success

 

CAUSES AND CONDITIONS_________________47

A. Cause originate from the unseen side of life (a) thought the motive power (b) materials as conditions

B. God is the sole source of cause

C. Law is, but we must use it

D. Limitation is unbelief (a) a result of undeveloped consciousness

E. Reversing the thought of conditions reverses the effect

 

MENTAL EQUIVALENTS____________________50

A. Thinking into life (a) conceiving our desires

B. Law of correspondence

C. Level of consciousness (a) inner realizations produce outer conditions

D. Eliminating the false

E. Method of realizing

 

ONE LAW AND MANY MANIFESTATIONS_______53

A. Law is immutable and impersonal

B. Personal responsibility

 

TRANSCENDING PREVIOUS CONDITIONS______54

A. Are we bound by Karma? (a) changing causes, changes the conditions (b) law of cause and effect is not broken but is reversed (c) instead of limiting and punishing it frees and blesses

 

UNDERSTANDING AND MISUNDERSTANDING___56

A. Directing sensitiveness into channels of usefulness

B. Destructive thinking

C. Attaining through love

D. Use of the Golden Rule

NO UNUSUAL EXPERIENCE____________________60

 

A. We are dealing with law and not with emotion (a) clearness of impression in our minds necessary (b) results commensurate with our own imagery

 

 

VISUALIZING_______________________________61

A. Power to visualize is helpful but not indispensible

B. Man plants, Mind creates

C. Power of thought equal to visualizing

 

WHERE DEMONSTRATION TAKES PLACE_________62

A. God the only mind (a) demonstration takes place within

B. The Supreme attitude (a) to know

 

PART II - PRACTICE

TREATMENTS.....................................................................63
UNDERSTANDING AND GUIDANCE................................64
HOW TO KNOW JUST WHAT TO DO.....................................65
FOLLOWING UP A THOUGHT................................................67
THE SINGLE STREAM OF THOUGHT......................................68
ENLARGING OUR THOUGHT..................................................70
ALWAYS BE GATHERING.......................................................72
MENTAL LIKENESS.................................................................73
KEEPING THE THING IN MIND...............................................75
DESTROY ALL THOUGHTS THAT WE DO NOT WISH TO EXPERIENCE............................................................................76
DIRECT PRACTICE FOR PROSPERITY...................................78
RACE CONSCIOUSNESS.........................................................79
DEVELOPING INTUITION.......................................................80
PRESENCE OF ACTIVITY........................................................81
DRAWING YOUR OWN TO YOU............................................83
THE FINAL WORD...................................................................84

 

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