Spiritual Mind, the Omnipresent Directive Principle of
EVERYTHING that appears in the universe had its origin in
mind. Mind evolves ideas, and ideas express themselves
through thoughts and words. Understanding that ideas have a
permanent existence and that they evolve thoughts and
words, we see how futile is any attempted reform that does
not take them into consideration. This is why legislation
and external rules of action are so weak and transient as
Ideas generate thought currents, as a fire under a boiler
generates steam. The idea is the most important factor in
every act and must be given first place in our attention if
we would bring about any results of a permanent character.
Men formulate thoughts and thoughts move the world.
Ideas are centers of consciousness. They have a positive
and a negative pole and generate thoughts of every
conceivable kind. Hence a man's body, health, intelligence,
finances, in fact everything about him, are derived from
the ideas to which he gives his attention.
Man has never had a desire that could not somewhere,