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Frances Sorensen. To do this, practice talking over your problems with God, believing that he hears you and is thinking about your problem. Know that you will receive the right ideas and insights to solve your problem. Know that you will be guided to the right actions, driven by truth. Peale tells the story of a man who came up to him after a speech. The man had been having terrible times with his business when he read an article in which Peale talked about the concept of taking God as a partner.
Author and playwright Harold Sherman was contracted to do a radio presentation with the promise that he would become a permanent writer. After months of work, he was let go and his work was used without credit.
He was filled with anger and hatred over this injustice, and subsequently developed a fungus growth in his throat membranes. Though he sought the best medical attention, the issue resolved only when he was able to give up the hate and find forgiveness and understanding in his heart. God works through both doctors and ministers, and many physicians agree. Peale met a physician who explained that many of his patients need better thought patterns more than medicine—their feelings of guilt, fear and resentment are toxic.
He found himself trying to fix their spiritual troubles as well as their physical ailments, prescribing Emotional disturbances have been linked to the common cold.
The idea is that blood circulation in the lining of the nose as well as glandular secretions are affected by emotions, leaving the area more vulnerable to cold viruses and germs. For example, one young woman was treated repeatedly for cold symptoms. Each time, her doctor realized it was related to a fight she had with someone in her life. The symptoms stopped when she was able to curb her anger and live more calmly.
When you feel yourself getting angry at someone or a situation, these suggestions will help you restore a state of emotional well-being. Hold that mental picture and believe it deeply; pray about it and do what you can to make it a reality.
This process will help unleash creative thinking, helping you manifest this mental picture. It also aimed to teach techniques of living positively and destroying fear.
The magazine was begun on faith, with little funding. As costs increased rapidly the founders found themselves at a crossroads. It seemed impossible to keep going. At a pessimistic, negative meeting, a woman who had invested in the magazine spoke.
Sitting quietly and relaxing, getting yourself in tune with God, renews your power and gives you the energy you need. During the day, stop hectic reactions; instead, keep your tempo down and conserve energy.
When filming was delayed, many people were agitated and worried, but Rickenbacker was unperturbed. He sat quietly and stayed calm and composed. His secret to staying calm, he said, was a three-point formula:. Peale found the man conveyed a critical attitude—an air of superiority that was off-putting. He was a bit egotistical. Though at first baffled by this assessment, the man practiced the suggested methods of developing love for others and succeeded.
One method he tried was making a list of people he met during the day. He was to picture each person and think a kind thought about them, then pray for them. Praying is particularly important because when you pray for someone else, you create a better understanding of that person and want the best for them.
For example, he had never noticed the elevator man in his apartment house, but after this exercise he took the time to get to know him. Some people are a lot less Peale adamantly believed that life continues after death; dying is merely changing the form of our life experience. The idea of the soul living on beyond death is discussed in areas like parapsychology, precognition and telepathy.
Peale feels that science will one day substantiate the idea of life after death, but the many people he has spoken with who have had near-death experiences, or who have recounted dying loved ones who seem to see people who have already died, offer all the evidence he needs. He had them read and saturate their minds with Psalms and the New Testament. All of this worked to transform their lives and health. They learned to draw upon the Higher Power.
The strength of the Higher Power can be seen in how Alcoholics Anonymous works to transform lives. The organization helps people by showing that there is a power greater than themselves, and when you turn your life over to the Higher Power, you will gain the strength you need.
Many people have been able to turn their lives around with this formula. Book Rating by Shortform Readers: 4. Not a valid email address. Decide to Be Happy We create our own happiness in this life. Expect the Best and Get the Best When you expect the best in life, you get the best.
To boost your faith, try the following: Absorb faith from the Bible. Read the New Testament and notice how many times faith is mentioned. Choose a dozen statements about faith; memorize each, saying them over and over again, allowing them to sink in. Tell yourself every day that God gives you the power to achieve what you want.