"Stand porter at the door of thought"

It is becoming more generally understood that our thoughts determine our experiences. One who entertains good thoughts and make his actions conform to them usually finds that harmony and well–being are evident in his life. One who harbors wrong thoughts often learns that they beget unpleasant consequences. The wise person sees the need to watch his thoughts and accept only those that are good and constructive.

This is often easier said than done. Sometimes a person's mind may be so filled with resentment, revenge, or anger that it seems impossible for him to get rid of these suggestions. Is there an effective way to correct such thinking and thus gain freedom and harmony?

Yes, there surely is. It is to recognize that God is the source of all good thoughts, and that evil thoughts actually have no power to supplant that which has its source in God. Jeremiah tells us, "I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end." Jer. 29:11;

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