10. Apply Actions To Your Thoughts - Right Here, Right Now
Adapted From: The Science of Getting Rich
Thought Is The Creative Power
- or the impelling force which causes the creative power to act. We have not yet learned how to create directly from formless substance without nature’s processes or the work of human hands. A person must not only think, but his personal action must supplement his thought.
This compels other people’s business transactions to be directed towards fulfilling your needs. You may then bargain with them to receive the things you desire. When things reach you, they will be in the hands of others, who will ask an equivalent for them. And you can only get what is yours by giving the other person what is rightfully his.
There is no magic in the manifestation of the things you desire, when supported by compelling thoughts. You do not need to employ the occult to your desires, it is a wasted effort and will weaken your power to think with sanity.
But you must act in a certain way, so that you can appropriate what is yours when it comes to you and so that you can meet the things you have in your picture and put them in their proper places as they arrive.
This is the crucial point in the science of getting rich — thought
and personal action must be combined. After you set the creative forces
in action by the strength and persistence of your desires, you must provide
for the reception of the thing you want when it comes.
Think and act in the present. And do not spend time in the present thinking about the best course in possible future emergencies; have faith in your ability to meet any emergency when it arrives.
If you act in the present with your mind on the future, your present action will be with a divided mind, and will not be effective. Put your whole mind into present action.
And your action, whatever it is, must most likely be in your present
business or employment, and must be upon the persons and things in your
Do today’s work well. Do the work you are currently doing, in the place you are currently doing it.
Act upon your current environment with all your passion and strength, and hold with faith and purpose the vision of yourself in the better environment.
If you don’t feel you are in the right business now - use your present business as the means of getting a better one, and use your present environment as the means of getting into a better one.
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