New Habits vs Old Habits

“Everyday I learn a little more about love”. JD Loudermilk. Take the term “belief”. By the very nature of the definition of this word. . . (to accept and real or true) even after the belief has out-worn its welcome/becomes irrelevant, it may hang on unconsciously, held in collective consciousness for generations. “I believe” the fastest way to dis-spell a belief that no longer serves its host is to shine the light of consciousness on it. Let’s examine the commonly accepted belief that “old habits die hard.” How is it that so many of us accept this to be “fact” when, if held under the … Continue reading

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The Truth Shall Bare You Out

My waking thought, “the truth shall bare you out”, rolled around in my noggin’ until I finally got up and wrote it down. I interpret this to say that TRUTH is the mother giving  rise to a new me. According to Wattles, the first principal in the science of getting rich is to “. . . think TRUTH, regardless of appearances.” This first principal comes at a price; “To think according to appearance is easy; to think truth regardless of appearance is laborious, and requires the expenditure of more power than an other work man is called upon to perform.” The labor of giving birth … Continue reading

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To Top It Off – Summary of the Science of Getting Rich

GRATITUDE QUOTES: Being rich is knowing when you have enough. The Dalai Lama, Tibetan Spirit Master  CHAPTER 17: Summary of The Science of Getting Rich RIGHTLY RICH QUOTE: “The men and women who practice the foregoing instructions will certainly get rich; and the riches they receive will be in exact proportion to the definiteness of their vision, the fixity of their purpose, the steadiness of their faith, and the depth of their gratitude.” Today Penny and I were discussing how sometimes people are in denial about things that are right under their noses; like an elderly friend that needs to give up the car keys, or a family … Continue reading

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I’ve said it before . . . and I’ll say it again. . .

GRATITUDE QUOTES: If you don’t do it by yourself, you’ll never know if you’re any good and if you don’t know that you’re good, you’ll never be good. Jim Collins, Author, Good to Great CHAPTER 16: Some Cautions and Concluding Observations RIGHTLY RICH QUOTE: The economic salvation of the masses can only be accomplished by getting a large number of people to practice the scientific method set down in this book, and become rich. These will show others the way, and inspire them with a desire for real life, with the faith that it can be attained, and with the purpose to attain it. I … Continue reading

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Know What You Want To “Be” Or Not To “Be”

GRATITUDE QUOTE: God Bless Us Everyone – Tiny Tim, A Christmas Carol CHAPTER 15: The Advancing Man RIGHTLY RICH QUOTE: The man who is certain to advance is the one who is too big for his place, and who has a clear concept of what he wants to be; who knows that he can become what he wants to be and who is determined to be what he wants to be. In advancing ones own cause, Walter D. Wattles advises that a man (or in my case, a woman) must not only be too large for their current place, but must also have a clear … Continue reading

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How I Preceive The World and My Place In It

GRATITUDE QUOTE: Sitting here thinkin’, what the world will be like when no one works no where for nothing. Don’t you ever wonder if the things that you do will one day mean something to someone. Tukey Buzzard, Rock-n-Roll Musicians CHAPTER 14: The Impression of Increase RIGHTLY RICH QUOTE: “. . . by holding the unshakable faith that you, yourself, are in the Way of Increase; and by letting this faith inspire, fill, and permeate every action.” I have invested a great deal of energy in being a follower; the one that supports a cause, another person, my boss, my family, my parents, etc. This … Continue reading

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Mental Tools, Faculities, Talents

GRATITUDE QUOTE: The more often you do a thing, the more likely you are to do it again. There is no certainty that you will gain anything else from repetition than a likelihood of further repetition.  Idries Shah, Sufi Master CHAPTER 13: Getting Into The Right Business RIGHTLY RICH QUOTE: “. . . if you have a strong desire to engage in any particular line of work, you should select that work as the ultimate end at which you aim”. My old-self was in a real-downer when I started reading Chapter 13. I decided to list all the Mental Tools, Faculties, and Talents I have … Continue reading

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I Can’t Complain . . .

How often we hear this statement, “I can’t complain. . .” as if it precludes that the person saying it is actually complaining but is pretending (to the person they are talking to at least) that they are not complaining. I find “complaining” to be a SORRY excuse for expressing myself, and I am training myself to shun its use in conversation. But how? THERE’S THE CATCH – I have friends that encourage, even bait me in the use of complaining under the guise of making conversation. And, I’m aware that I don’t need others to bait me into the act of complaining. I engage myself in the act with more regularity … Continue reading

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Hold My Vision While Acting

GRATITUDE QUOTE:  Do you know what happened to the boy that suddenly got everything he ever wanted . . . he was very happy. Gene Wilder, Actor, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory CHAPTER 12 – Efficient Action RIGHTLY RICH QUOTE: “. . . and as in the nature of things every success opens the way to other successes, your progress toward what you want, and the progress of what you want toward you, will be come increasingly rapid”. In Chapter 12 of the Science of Getting Rich is the sequential order for making successes vs. failures and Wallace D. Wattles tell us exactly how to do it . . . Make each … Continue reading

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Put Your Whole Mind Into Present Action

GRATITUDE QUOTE: Sometimes all you need is a seat at the table.  It’s Your Ship by Captain D. Michael Abrashoff, former commander, USS Benfold CHAPTER 11: Acting In A Certain Way RIGHTLY RICH QUOTE: Your faith and purpose positively impress your vision upon Formless Substance, which has the same desire for more life that you have, and this vision, received from you, sets all the creative forces at work in and through their regular channels of action, but directed toward you. This book has a gold nugget at every turn. Wallace D. Wattles leads us in the most direct route to the gold lay hidden, but readily  exposed. I … Continue reading

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