James Lombard Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
The main parts of the brain for the purposes of this chapter are the creative imagination and the subconscious mind. The creative imagination receives thoughts and ideas from outside sources while the subconscious mind communicates with those sources. The outside sources with which the creative Imagination is capable of communicating are (1) God, (Hill uses the term Infinite Intelligence), (2) your subconscious mind (3) the mind of someone who has just released the thought or picture of an idea or concept through conscious thought and (4) the other person’s subconscious storehouse.
If you desire wealth of any kind, you must use the creative imagination: through it all hunches and inspirations flow. If you do not use it, you are not fully aware of what is going on around you, because you have to rely on the thoughts and sense impressions accumulated and stored in your subconscious mind. Essentially, you are an introspective person, communicating by means of your own limited experience.
Hill calls the creative imagination the “receiving station” of the brain and the subconscious mind the “sending station” The subconscious mind broadcasts your messages and requests to the world and to God or Hill’s “Infinite Intelligence”. If you don’t ask with the subconscious mind, you won’t receive through the creative imagination: it broadcasts your desires to God and the world and provided they are strong enough receives in return inspiration and guidance. To be strong enough, your desires must be definite, deeply felt and crystallized into a written- down form of a life’s purpose. You desires should spring from positive emotions, such as, faith, love, sex, enthusiasm, romance, hope, and should not be narcissistic, but directed to the betterment of others and mankind.
In order to maintain and fan the flames of your definite desire, autosuggestion or self-talk should be used daily. This is where you construct positive statements of your desires and repeat them over and over with the conviction that they have already been achieved, using some form of mental imagery to increase the power of your words. Hill also recommends using the mastermind principle where two or more people collaborate in a spirit of harmony to achieve a definite business goal. By so doing, he says they are enlisting not only their own brain power but power and inspiration from other minds and Infinite Intelligence.
Regards and best wishes to all.
James Lombard, Dublin, Ireland.