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The Power of Decision

4.39  ·  Rating Details ·  93 Ratings  ·  12 Reviews
Paperback, 165 pages
Published September 1st 1996 by DeVorss & Company (first published June 1968)
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Brian Johnson
Feb 03, 2016 Brian Johnson rated it it was amazing
“Success and failure are results of the use of mind. Every success-motivated mind has been a decisive mind. Every failure-motivated mind has been an indecisive mind. Only the dreamer who acted with decision on his dream brought forth something new and valuable.”

“All of this is already in you. The great use it. The non-great do not, so they remain the non great. Decide upon some thing, situation, or condition that you want right now in your present life. Be definite in this decision. Do not limi
Amazing. It sounds cliche but reading this book truly changed my life. I thought it would force me to make a decision. Instead, it taught me the power of making decisions and convinced me to actually make them. It gave me permission to make them. No, it demanded that I make them, or else live a half-life.

"Indecision is the decision to fail." This is just one of the hard-hitting, no-nonsense statements Barker makes. He speaks in short, bold sentences, never shying away from his message and his be
Adam Fletcher
Aug 01, 2011 Adam Fletcher rated it it was amazing
Barker's deft analysis and charge for action is changing my life, right now. Amazing.
Jan 11, 2014 Dynthia rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Marcella R. Zappia
Simple But Clear Ideas for Easy Living

I think Dr. Barker clearly understands and explains the power of decision and it's link to everyday life and happiness. We truly control our lives by our decisions or lack thereof. Having studied Science of Mind for years, this was a great reminder of how simple it is to control our lives and live happily. If we stay stuck it is clearly our fault and our decision to stay stuck.
Nov 09, 2014 Susan rated it it was amazing
Barker’s is very readable little book which is closely aligned with the principles of the much more complex and heavy-going Science of Mind by Ernest Holmes, to which I espouse. This book was a breath of fresh air compared to the density of the latter, and I was inspired again by the premise of reprograming my subconscious mindset through decisive, affirmative thought. He provides processes for treating the subconscious blocks to happiness, health, living richly and creatively and pretty much su ...more
Oct 01, 2014 Roshan rated it really liked it
This is a special book. Its a really important reminder or realigner. It talks to you and is a balm for your thoughts. Its meaningful, insightful and it doesn't feel flowery inspite of its uplifting touch.
Elizabeth Olson
Mar 26, 2011 Elizabeth Olson rated it it was amazing
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Accessible language, clear thinking, and ideas easily put to practical application make this one of my all time spiritual favorites, one I return to time and again. Barker was a giant in New Thought philosophy, and with the timeless wisdom in "The Power of Decision", he remains so today.
Jun 08, 2013 Laughygab rated it it was amazing
Absolutely beautiful! Changed my life and thinking; initiated the realization that the decision to be fully the self that you love and deeply want to be precedes all others!
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