(2.30) We receive thought, which is substance in equilibrium and is constantly being differentiated in thought by what we think.
(1.30) The symbol is the outward form of the spiritual activity within, therefore, unless we are possessed by the spiritual reality, the form disappears.
We “receive” the thoughts/directed attention of others that relate to us.
The authenticity of symbols-from how we dress to what subcultures we associate with or want others to associate with us–can be measured by how much of our attention is directed toward the symbol.
(1.29) Intuition is superior to reason because it does not depend on existence or memory and frequently brings about a solution to our problems by methods of which we are in entire ignorance.
(2.29) We give thought.
We are in “entire ignorance” because nature works toward the fulfillment of “big picture” collective survival while the individual struggles to even comprehend the need to remain focused in the present moment.
(2.28) The law of growth depends upon reciprocal action. The individual is complete at all times and this makes it just as possible to receive only as we give.
(1.28) Concentration operates by the development of the powers of wisdom, perception, intuition and sagacity.
Can a cup hold more water than its size permits? Concentration depends upon removing distractive objects of attention.
(1.27) Mind is the ruler and creator of all form and all events occurring within form.
(2.27) This law is brought into operation by the law of vibration.
Mind is the engine of visualization. Visualization is the cause. Conditions are the effect.
(2.26) The means of existence are carried into effect by the law of love.
(1.26) The control factor of every commercial pursuit is the mental element.
The feeling produced by visualization and idealizing is the means of existence.
(1.25) Thought is transmuted into character and character is the magnet that creates the environment of the individual.
(2.25) Thought is the connecting link between the individual and the universal.
Our thoughts announce us through vibrations. These vibrations, received consciously or subconsciously by others–determine how they feel in regards to us. How they feel determines the thoughts they think about us. Thought, in turn, produces perception of conditions and how we react or respond to opportunity resulting from conditions.