(5.7) We compose and construct our mental home by the thoughts we entertain.
(6.7) Concentration is the highest personal achievement that can be required. It is the distinguishing characteristic of every successful man or woman
The thoughts we entertain amount to concentration. Thus, our mental home is a product of our consistent directed attention.
(5.8) The secret of power is recognition of the omnipresence of omniscience.
(6.8) Concentration may be acquired by practicing mental exercise. It must receive nourishment or it cannot live.
We access unlimited power with the directed attention of out thoughts. Mental exercise keeps us mindful of what we direct our attention toward.
(5.9) All life and power is from within.
(6.9) Concentration is so important because it allows us to control our thoughts; and since every thought is a cause, every condition is an effect. Therefore, if we control the cause, we control the effect.
The cause of every effect originates within the individual.
(5.10) The possession of power is contingent upon a proper use of the power already in our possession.
(6.10) Men are learning the basic methods of constructive thinking. This is allowing them to change conditions and multiply effects in the objective world.
Constructive thinking is building towards an ideal state.
(5.11) Observe individual facts carefully, patiently, and accurately before venturing to make a statement of natural law.
(6.11) The source of all wisdom, power and intelligence is Universal Mind.
Nature provides the only observable and reliable source of facts upon which we can base decisions.
(5.12) We may know this method is correct by not permitting a tyrannical prejudice to neglect or mutilate unwelcome facts.
(6.12) All motion, light, heat and color originate from Universal Energy, which is one form of Universal Mind.
Our observation of the patters within nature provide us with insight into making decisions that support our ideal state.