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81 Surely, enough has been stated to give a starting point from which one may,
82 through experiment and practice, acquire the ability to mix FAITH with any
83 order given to the subconscious mind.
84 Perfection will come through practice. It cannot come by merely reading
85 instructions.
86 If it be true that one may become a criminal by association with crime, (and this
87 is a known fact), it is equally true that one may develop faith by voluntarily
88 suggesting to the subconscious mind that one has faith. The mind comes, finally,
89 to take on the nature of the influences which dominate it. Understand this truth,
90 and you will know why it is essential for you to encourage the positive emotions
91 as dominating forces of your mind, and discourage and eliminate negative
92 emotions.
93 A mind dominated by positive emotions, becomes a favorable abode for the
94 state of mind known as faith. A mind so dominated may, at will, give the
95 subconscious mind instructions, which it will accept and act upon immediately.
96 All down the ages, the religionists have admonished struggling humanity to "have
97 faith" in this, that, and the other dogma or creed, but they have failed to tell
98 people HOW to have faith. They have not stated that "faith is a state of mind,
99 and that it may be induced by self-suggestion."
100 In language which any normal human being can understand, we will describe all
101 that is known about the principle through which FAITH maybe developed,
102 where it does not already exist. Have Faith in yourself; Faith in the Infinite.
103 Before we begin, you should be reminded again that: FAITH is the "eternal
104 elixir" which gives life, power, and action to the impulse of thought!
105 The foregoing sentence is worth reading a second time, and a third, and a fourth.
106 It is worth reading aloud!

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