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Beyond the Power of Your Subconscious Mind
of knowledge that you have gathered in your lifetime to bring about its
purpose. It draws on the infinite power, energy, and wisdom within you. It
lines up all the laws of nature to get its way. Sometimes it seems to bring
about an immediate solution to your difficulties, but at other times it may
take days, weeks, or longer.
Conscious and subconscious terms differentiated
You must remember that these are not two minds. They are merely two
spheres of activity within one mind. Your conscious mind is the reasoning
mind. It is that phase of mind which chooses. For example, you choose your
books, your home, and your partner in life. Youmake all your decisionswith
your conscious mind. On the other hand, without any conscious choice on
your part, your heart is kept functioning automatically, and the process of
digestion, circulation, and breathing are carried on by your subconscious
mind through processes independent of your conscious control.
Your subconscious mind accepts what is impressed upon it or what
you consciously believe. It does not reason things out like your conscious
mind, and it does not argue with you controversially. Your subconscious
mind is like the soil which accepts any kind of seed, good or bad. Your
thoughts are active and might be likened unto seeds. Negative, destructive
thoughts continue to work negatively in your subconscious mind, and in
due time will come forth into outer experience which corresponds with
them.
A Chinese proverb:
All of the flowers of all the tomorrows lie in the seeds of today
(as do the weeds)
Which do you water all day long?
Remember, your subconscious mind does not engage in proving
whether your thoughts are good or bad, true or false, but it responds
according to the nature of your thoughts or suggestions. For example,
if you consciously assume something as true, even though it may be
false, your subconscious mind will accept it as true and proceed to bring