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The Power of Thought in the Development of the Will

The main point m these writings is this: we are not pensioners on any power outside of ourselves. If we fail to get this fact well fixed in our minds, we cannot become established in the positive pole of our being, where the negative conditions of weakness, deformity and disease…
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The Cultivation of the Will

Will is the product of the last analysis in the scientist's laboratory. It is the last analysis of everything, everywhere. It would be an idle exploit of language to attempt in words its definition. No one has failed to recognize its existence. It is as veritable as thought; and since…
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The Will

The Will is of such primary importance that the student should be on his guard against any mistake as to the position which it holds in the mental economy. Many writers and teachers insist on will-power as though that were the creative faculty. No doubt intense will-power can evolve certain…
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The Will

The Willl is like a lever that lifts in any direction desired. Yet it may also be the power that decides the direction. It is the factor in human experience which makes or mars character, and fulfils or defeats every promise of nature. If unguided, except by the caprice of…
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Of Will

A Study in Ethics The Schoolmen regarded the Will as being an independent faculty of the Soul, with the function of choosing between courses of action suggested by the understanding or the natural desires. The freedom of the Will they represented as its absolute indifference respectively to the courses thus…
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Training of the Will

Without strength of mind, nothing worthy of accomplishment can be done, and the cultivation of that steadfastness and stability of character which is commonly called "willpower" is one of the foremost duties of man, for its possession is essentially necessary both to his temporal and eternal well being. Fixedness of…
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Will

"Stronger than woe is will." —Edwin ArnoldBe it unto thee even as thou wilt. —Jesus All power is most effectually applied through concentration. In mechanics we bring the tempered steel to a fine point to pierce the solid substance or to an edge for cutting. Thought can both pierce and…
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The Will of God Concerning Man

The last chapter ended with these words,—The moment the mind of man awakens to his divinity, that moment he begins to rise superior to the animal nature, and his ascent has begun. The question now arises: To what height is it possible for man to rise? Man has, intellectually, risen…
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The Mastery of Destiny

You can listen to James Allen's book The Mastery of Destiny using the player below. Click on the play button to listen online or you can download the files to your computer using the links in the download column for use on your iPod or other MP3 player. .mp3browser {width:100%} .mp3browser…
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