Think & Grow Rich Lessons
Nathan Grimes Lubbock, TX, United States

Posted: 2019-10-24

THE CHAPTER 10-POWER OF
THE MASTER MIND DRIVING FORCE

“Money is as shy and elusive as the “old-time” maiden.
It must be wooed and won by methods, not unlike those
used by a determined lover, in pursuit of the girl of
his choice. And, coincidental as it is, the power used
in the “wooing” of money is not greatly different from
that used in wooing a maiden. That power, when
successfully used in the pursuit of money must be mixed
with faith. It must be mixed with desire. It must be
mixed with persistence. It must be applied through a
plan, and that plan must be set into action.

“When money comes in quantities known as “the big money,”
it flows to the one who accumulates it, as easily as water
flows downhill. There exists a great unseen stream of power,
which may be compared to a river; except that one side flows
in one direction, carrying all who get into that side of the
stream, onward and upward to wealth—and the other side flows
in the opposite direction, carrying all who are unfortunate
enough to get into it (and not able to extricate themselves
from it), downward to misery and poverty.

“Every man who has accumulated a great fortune has recognized
the existence of this stream of life. It consists of one’s
thinking process. The positive emotions of thought form the
side of the stream which carries one to fortune. The negative
emotions form the side which carries one down to poverty. This
carries a thought of stupendous importance to the person who
is following this book with the object of accumulating a fortune.”
Napoleon Hill

There she is. She is really cute. Now, where had I seen her
before? Yes, over at the Brigham Hall the women dorm. We had
spoken, did she remember me. I sure would like to get to know
her. Wow, She is speaking to me. Don’t know who is shyer her
or me. So, start the two-way road of attracting or wooing.

This was the started my pursuit of the beautiful love of my life.
In this pursuit were a mixture of faith, desire, persistence, plan,
and lots & lots of action
. I even had the encouragement of a
mastermind group. my college roommates.

Hill states for such is the way with money, it must be wooed,
attracted, or charmed with faith, desire, persistence, plan, and
action
. For the one who attracts and accumulates money, it flows
as water running downhill. The question we ask, “Am I in the river?
Which direction am I going toward wealth or poverty? Where is my
thinking process?

Among the gifts, I have received from being in Mentoring for Free
has been learning how to attract anyone or anything I desire,
including money. Here, with the help of mentors and fellow participants
I now understand that as I stand in the middle of the river of life,
relationship, business, and finance I can choose the flow or direction
of the river I want to follow: the positive or the negative, prosperity
or poverty. Each day this mastermind cast me a line and helps to pull
me to the positive and prosperity in all its forms.

Thank you, Linda and Michael Dlouhy for being the first to cast the
lifeline by creating this mastermind. My gratitude to Bob Shoaf for
allowing me to walk this path with him and encouraging me daily. Many
thanks to my Mentoring for Free family for your brilliance which
shines daily. Thank you, thank you, thank you to everyone who
downloaded “Success in 10 Steps” and gives me your time to mentor
and support you.

Nathan Grimes
Lubbock, TX USA