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Creative Mind and Success

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Discover how "right thinking" can help you achieve success!
This spirited guide by the founder of the international Religious Science movement will show you how to:
• Attain strength and control thought
• Attract friends and use the imagination
• Achieve independence and prosperity
Simple and direct, this manual will help you understand the nature of the universe and the creati
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Paperback, 80 pages
Published February 2nd 2007 by Dover Publications (first published 1989)
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Brian Johnson
Oct 05, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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“No thought of discouragement or disorder should ever be created, but only
positive assurance, strong thoughts of success, of Divine activity, the feeling that
with God all things are possible, the belief that we are One with that Great Mind.
These are the thoughts that make for success.”

“We can now see how essential it is that thought should be held one-pointed; that we should think always and only upon what we want, never letting our mind dwell on anything else. In this way the Spirit works throu
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KnowledgeSpecter
I found this book packed with knowledge but it didn’t speak to me. Either way, I understood from this book the power your thoughts got over one’s destiny and to always be aware of one’s thought cause in doing so you create your own destiny.
Jojo112
the book is full of theological believes such as God is life..God made human out of himself so human is a representation of God..etc..
personally I don't have problems with the concept of the one creator God ..Allah .. but to say such powerful statements without no whatsoever logic only based on holy books is just not very attractive for the readers
Austin
Oct 25, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Good book that states some important concepts such as that everything is made of spirit and that we are a part of God. The author goes on to discuss how this knowledge allows us to use thought and feeling to attract good into our lives. The book specifically mentions the Law of Attraction and gives welcome advice for applying the teaching.
Melissa
Fantastic philosophical read!! I thoroughly enjoyed reading this as it strengthened my own faith and beliefs about the Law of Attraction. I especially enjoyed how he tied God into this, since spirituality is such a big part of my own life. I would highly recommend this book to anyone looking to strengthen belief in their own abilities to accomplish something.
Nex Juice
Dec 10, 2017 rated it did not like it
This is the 1919 version of The Secret. It's all about Law of Attraction and how whatever you imagine in your mind will come to you exactly as you picture it. Total BS - would not recommend this book to ANYONE. Don't waste your time. I wasted mine enough.
Zdenek Sykora
Sep 21, 2020 rated it really liked it
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Very helpful book to read it.
Jeff
Dec 11, 2019 rated it really liked it
Has some good ideas. However the Law of attraction is something you need to believe in of course. Generally I would say it are all things that were said before, but nevertheless a nice reminder.
Robert Maurer
Mar 22, 2018 rated it it was ok
A little to woo-woo for my taste. Filled with vague suggestions of just thinking things into being.
Ana Sierra
Sep 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A precious book filled with simple and profound truths. I've gifted this book many times and it has always provoked profound changes in the reader.
Karl
Jan 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Although not as old as some of the original books in the “New Thought” movement, I still consider Ernest Holmes’ second book, Creative Mind and Success, as a classic in the field of personal development.

I have yet to read any of Ernest’s other books, including the predecessor to this book; however, I must say that I enjoy his writing style and I really resonate with his views on the nature of reality and creation. The main premise of this book is that everything in this universe was created fro
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Melanie
Jan 06, 2014 rated it really liked it
One of the most concise explanations of the concepts and practices employed by Science of Mind practitioners. Easy to read and comprehend. A good book to give to someone who wants a quick overview of SOM
Jim
Dec 14, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This is a book I will re-read...maybe numerous times
Pamela Day
May 14, 2015 rated it really liked it
one of the early 'new thought' school and the beginning of understanding that changing your perspective has the power to change your experience and reaction
Eric Antwi-agyei
Jan 04, 2014 rated it really liked it
Very inspiring book that urges readers to put their faith to practice.
Cate
Jun 18, 2007 rated it it was amazing
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Practical, another inspiring work to put all God's gifts into practice in our lives.
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I love this book, and every time I read it, I get just the inspiration and understanding I need.
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Fantastic book. Absolutely beautiful 'take-away's'....
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Ernest Shurtleff Holmes was an American New Thought writer, teacher, and leader. He was the founder of a Spiritual movement known as Religious Science, part of the greater New Thought movement, whose spiritual philosophy is known as "The Science of Mind." He was the author of The Science of Mind and numerous other metaphysical books, and the founder of Science of Mind magazine, in continuous publi ...more

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