(4.21) Power depends upon recognition and use.
Power is freewill. Freewill is our ability to choose whether to respond or react to the conditions we meet in life.
(4.22) Recognition is Consciousness.
Consciousness is measured by awareness. “Use” refers to applied awareness.
(4.23) We become conscious of power by thinking.
Introspective thinking reveals the options available to us as a result of freewill.
(4.18) A solution to our problem seems difficult if we are uninformed or inexperienced.
Freewill is the power to choose our predominant mental attitude.
(3.8) Our predominant mental attitude determines conditions we meet in life.
“We meet,” in this context, refers to how we perceive conditions.
Our greatest power is our ability to think and, in thinking, reframe experience to facilitate an awarenees-response rather than sense-reaction.