In this lesson we shall analyze the mystery of all mysteries, the power of the human mind. It is one of the most profound subjects of this philosophy. It contains the key to the secret of all success and all failure. It is a principle which is on the must list of all who would attain the master-key to riches and gain entrance to the great estate of Happy Valley. It is one of the most important subjects known to mankind; yet, paradoxically, it is one of the least understood.
The mind may be likened to a rich garden spot, the soil of which, by organized effort, may be converted into necessary and useful products, or by neglect may be allowed to produce useless weeds. The mind is constantly at work — building up or tearing down, bringing misery, unhappiness and poverty, or joy, pleasure and riches. But it is never idle!
The mind is the greatest of all man’s assets, yet it is often the least used and the most abused. Its abuse consists mainly of its non-use.
Science has revealed many of nature’s most profound secrets, but not the secret of man’s greatest source of riches — his own mind and the thoughts it produces. This is one secret which has never been completely revealed to man, perhaps because he has shown such unpardonable indifference toward this divine gift of God. The power of thought is the most mysterious and the greatest of all powers available. It can be the most beneﬁcial, or the most dangerous, depending upon how it is used…