Written by: Louann Hillesland, MA, LPC, RSPc
“Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind.
Be led by the dreams in your heart.” -Roy T. Bennett
Have you seen Ford v.s. Ferrari? After thoroughly enjoying the movie, the quote by Henry Ford came to mind, “Whether you think you can, or think you can’t you’re right.”
When Ford made his statement, he was acknowledging a universal Truth. All thought is creative. We can consciously use and direct this creative force.
A simple example of this is when we use our thinking to encourage ourselves, ‘You can do this,’ You’ve got this,’ or sabotage ourselves with dialogue like ‘Why try, you know you might fail,’ or ‘You’ll probably make a fool of yourself.’ The list of self-talk that creates internal misery or that has the potential to encourage and nourish us is endless.
Ernest Holmes states, “Man’s thought becomes the Law of his life.” (SOM 122.4) “To learn how to think is to learn how to live. Man, by his thinking, can bring into his experience whatever he desires, if he learns to think correctly. This is not done by holding thoughts, but by knowing the Truth.” (SOM123.1)
Henry Ford’s quote indicates that he recognized that his thoughts became the ‘Law of his life.’ No wonder he managed to found the Ford Motor Company, develop the assembly line and create a car that people could afford to buy. He realized the universal Truth, that all thoughts are creative.
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