Happy, peaceful, contented, trustful, self respectful mental states keep the reason, conscience and judgment clear and proper investments will be made under them. Always see a dividend coming in from every dollar that goes from your pocket. The greatest of all dividends is Experience, for it is ever afterward a mental asset, that increases the value of every decision.
We each have two “selves” – our wounded self and our core Self. Our core Self is our true self, our natural soul self – our essence. Our core Self is our passion, our joy, our gifts and talents, our ability to love, our creativity. We came into this life as our core Self, and when this Self is loved and valued by our parents, we continue to naturally grow our God-given gifts and talents and manifest the fullness of our being. This Self wants to improve by learning the skills necessary to fully express itself.
Everyone, at some point of his or her life, has dreamed of being somebody special, somebody big. Who hasn't fantasized about being the one who hits the game-winning homer? Who hasn't dreamed of being the homecoming queen? And how many times have we dreamed of being rich, or successful, or happy with our relationships? Often, we dream big dreams and have great aspirations. Unfortunately, our dreams remain just that – dreams. And our aspirations easily collect dust in our attic.
It is practically impossible for most people to make their utmost exertions without imperative necessity for it. It is the constant necessity to improve his condition that has urged man onward and developed the stamina and sterling character of the whole race. History abounds in stories of failures of men who started with wealth, and, on the other hand, it is illuminated with examples of those who owe everything to the spur of necessity.
What a spectacle, everywhere in this land of plenty, of inexhaustible resources and unlimited opportunity, where every man ought to be a success, but to see God's noblemen living like peasants because they never learned how to handle money in a business way!
Have only a calm sense of perfect peace as you realize that God is all, and that you are using the perfect law and that nothing can hinder it from working for you.
You have heard people say,"I'm waiting for my ship to come in." Fortunes brings in some ships that are not steered. People may say what they will about there not being any such thing as luck, or chance, but we all say there is such a thing. We must all concede that things over which…
I was fourteen years old and moving into St. Louis County was again a new experience and a new environment. Living in someone else house, instead of your own home has a great disadvantage cause you can't do in someone else house what you do in your own. There were so many things I begin…