When reflection dawns in the mind, there arises a sense (dim and uncertain at first) of a calmer, wiser, and loftier life; and as the stages of introspection and self-analysis are reached, this sense increases in clearness and intensity, so that by the time the first three stages are fully completed, a conviction of the reality of such a life and of the possibility of attaining it is firmly fixed in the mind. --- from "The Shining Gateway"
We all know that in order to accomplish a certain thing we must concentrate. It is of the utmost value to learn how to concentrate. To make a success of anything you must be able to concentrate your entire thought upon the idea you are working out. ... Success is assured when you are able to concentrate for you are then able to utilize for your good all constructive thoughts and shut out all the destructive ones. It is of the greatest value to be able to think only that which will be beneficial. --- from "The Power of Concentration"
Dive deeper into the hidden powers of meditation and concentration written by the New Thought legends James Allen and William Walker Atkinson, writing as Theron Q. Dumont. This book includes a short description of the New Thought movement, short introductions to each work, and study questions to let the reader dive even deeper.
Enjoy these two classic "New Thought" texts bound together for the first
time in print.