(8.13) Sucssess depends upon spiritual power.
Spiritual power is applied knowledge. Applied knowledge results in thought that supports our ideal state.
(8.14) Spiritual Power depends upon use. Use determines its existence.
Unless we apply the knowledge we have gained, we will lose awareness of it.
(8.15) We may take our fate out of the hands of chance by consciously realizing the conditions we desire to see manifested in our lives.
We “constantly realize” the conditions we desire by taking on the mindset of one who has already achieved/attained what they desire. (3.14)
(8.16) Thinking is the great business of life.
Thought is power.
(8.17) Thought is spiritual and, therefore, creative. To consciously control thought is to control circumstances, conditions, environment and destiny.
We consciously control thought by intentionally replacing thought that does not support our ideal state.
(8.18) The source of all chaos is destructive thinking.
“Destructive thinking” is any thought that does not support our ideal state.