Article Title: 'YOU can Work your own Miracles' by Napoleon Hill (from Inspirational Books)
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YOU CAN WORK YOUR OWN MIRACLES by Napoleon Hill
(From Inspirational Books)
Submitter's Note: This article (in point form) has been extracted and adapted as a summary of an excellent motivational and up-lifting book 'YOU CAN WORK YOUR OWN MIRACLES' by Napoleon Hill (author of the classic work, 'Think and Grow Rich' and published by Melvin Powers U.S). I am sharing the contents of this inspirational work in the spirit of encouraging and hopefully even inspiring those people, who really want to "work their own miracles in the game of life" to read the book...and just GO FOR that impossible dream".
Thank you sincerely, Mr Hill for sharing your words of
wisdom in encouraging me to follow my "untrodden path" with
passion and reach for my personal dreams.
Note: Where the pronoun 'his' is used, please add the feminine or 'her'. Also Mr Hill uses the term 'Infinite Intelligence' for what most of us understand the concept 'God' or a 'Higher Power' (or Supreme Being).
THE LIMITLESS POWER OF THE MIND:
"The mind is the citadel of the soul, wherein is housed the
connecting link between the conscious thinking process of man and
Infinite Intelligence. The only thing the Creator has given man is
the right of absolute control - it is the most imporant of the
gifts of the Creator...and the means by which man may control the
major part of his earthly destiny.
Here is a breakdown of all the departments of the mind:
1. THE FACULTY OF WILL: The will is the "big boss" to all the
other departments of the mind. Exclusive control over his
thoughts. An idle will, like an idle arm, will become soft and
2. THE FACULTY OF REASON: The presiding judge of the mind will
pass judgement on all ideas, aims, desires, purposes and
circumstances, but decisions can be set aside by the "big boss",
3. THE FACULTY OF EMOTIONS: The emotion of love has a spiritual quality.
4. THE FACULTY OF IMAGINATION: The architect of man's soul-
pattern own earthly destiny. The emotion of love and imagination go
hand in hand.
5. THE FACULTY OF CONSCIENCE: The department of the mind which gives moral guidance to the individual.
THE FIVE PHYSICAL SENSES
THE FACULTY OF MEMORY: the "filing cabinet of the brain, the "filing clerk".
THE SIXTH SENSE: This is the broadcasting and receiving station
of the mind, through which one automatically sends and receives
vibrations of thought. It's the means of communication between an individual and Unseen Guides (telepathy). *
THE SUBCONSCIOUS SECTION OF THE MIND - the 'switchboard' through which conscious section of the mind may communicate directly with Infinite Intelligence. It responds more quickly and effectively to influences, which have been highly emotionalised with such emotions as fear, anger, belief and faith.
Thoughts create things. Vibration - the physical reflection of
thought put into motion by Infinite Intelligence.
You cannot entirely control your subsconscious mind; but you can
voluntarily influence it to act upon any desire, plan or purpose,
which you may wish translated into a concrete form. With a strong
will we can control that door so completely, that no undesirable
thoughts or inluences can pass throuh it. It is through these two
doors that prayer operates - that one's hopes, desires and plans
may be fulfilled through definiteness of purpose and a burning
desire for its realisation. These thoughts are automatically
accepted by the subconscous mind and acted upon. So take
possession of your mind and guide it to the ends one desires.
How to reach and influence the subconscious mind:
It archives activating influences from three sources:
1. outside sources
2. the "sixth sense" (intuition or perhaps even telepathy)
3. our aims, plans, desires. The subconscious does not differentiate between negative and positive thoughts.
Give it definite orders as to what is desired.
Write out a clear statement of INTENT. Really BELIEVE. See
yourself as already in possession of what you earnestly desire (ie the process of visualisation). Express gratitude or already achieving your desires with emotional enthusiasm.
The subconscious acts almost instantaneously on our thoughts,
which are expressed in any state of high emotion, either negative
Give directives to your unconscious mind.
NB: MENTAL ATTITUDE All other creatures are bound by a "pattern
of instinct", that they cannot change. here is the supreme of
miracles: THE POWER TO TAKE POSSESSION OF ONES OWN MIND AND TO DIRECT IT, SUCCESSFULLY TO WHATEVER ENDS ONE MAY CHOOSE. It's the
subconscious section of the mind, through which man may contact
and draw upon the universal powers of Infinite Intelligence.
This method consists of repetition of a thought, desire or
purpose, by bringing it into the conscious mind often and
expressing it orally, in a state of high emotional feeling, thus
enabling the subconscious mind to act upon it intelligently. THE
SUBCONSCIOUS MIND WILL NOT ACT UPON ANY IDEA, PLAN OR PURPOSE, WHICH IS NOT CLEARLY EXPRESSED TO IT. When you give directives, be definite and clearly state your desires. "Speak it into existence!" Emotionalise your
directives with strong BELIEF that they will be carried out. By
this procedure the power which operates the Universe will be at
So USE it well
"The greater the obstacles, the greater the glory."
"Life is about finding, then following the dream...
and one's dream/vision comes to reality through
believing in yourself, making the commitment and then creating it."
- Craig Lock
"For me true success may be measured by the fortitude, with which
so many ordinary people around the globe overcome numerous
seemingly insurmountable obstacles through sheer force of
character and indominatable spirit. They rise above the severest
adversity down the often rocky journey of life. Unheralded, yet with
an unquenchable and infinite generosity of human
spirit, these are lives of greatness and souls who are the true
heroes of this world."
- Craig Lock (13th August 2004)
About the submitter:
Craig Lock has been studying the principles
of success and researching the amazing powers of the human mind for the past decade and is sharing his insights with the aim of
helping others reach their full potentials in life.
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"Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are
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- Napoleon Hill
"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead
where there is no path and leave a trail."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
"He who cherises a beautiful vision, a lofty ideal
in his heart, will one day realize it. Dream lofty dreams
and as you dream so shall you become."
- James Allen
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