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So often we are quick to say whatever comes to our mind, be it positive or negative, without considering the POWER behind those words.
How many times have you started your day by saying "Oh, I am so tired" and all day long you repeated that same sentiment, "I just can't seem to get enough coffee to shake this tiredness" and ALL day you felt tired. Or maybe you repeatedly talk about how "broke" or "fat" you are and wonder why the situation never changes. Could it be that your MOUTH is controlling your thoughts, which in turn is affecting your actions. It is amazing what the mouth and mind can do.
If you are trying to lose weight, instead of talking about how difficult it is or will be, why not say "I am disciplined enough to apply the methods necessary to lose this weight without a problem" THEN be disciplined by putting some action behind it.
Maybe, you are trying to get out of debt. Speak it...Say "I am excited about the creative ideas that God has given me to eliminate debt from my life and the life of my family" then look for creative ideas (have a yard sale, eliminate extra spending [do you really need to eat out for breakfast, lunch AND dinner?!])
There is power in the words you say and the thoughts you have. James Allen, wasn't off base when he wrote the book "As a Man Thinketh" in 1902, as he simply confirmed what the Bible tells us in Proverbs 23:7, "For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he..."