(4.24) The great business of life is constructive thought.
The “great business“, or, what will fundamentally enhance our experience of life, is constructive thought.
(4.23) We become conscious of power by thinking.
Thinking, which–in this context–may be distinguished from merely accepting what you are told without question, stimulates our awareness of consciousness.
(4.22) Recognition is consciousness.
Recognition is awareness. “Awareness” is consciousness.
(4.21) Power depends upon recognition and use.
Power is the ability to observe consciousness (recognition) and adjust our thoughts (use) to consistently reinforce this awareness.
(4.20) Wisdom is secured through concentration. It is an unfoldment. It comes from within.
Concentration is the ability to a) suspend ruminating mind while we b) direct our attention toward a specific object of thought.
(4.19) It is impossible for the mind to grasp an entirely new idea if there is not a corresponding vibratory cell capable of receiving the idea.
Mind learns through repetition. Repeated behavior produces greater ease and understanding of the behavior.