Happy New Year Michael and Genius Catalyst Team!
I enjoyed parts one and two of 'New Year, New Rules'. I finally understand; meaning I now know what makes a thought powerful. Althought I've heard it various ways in my life I finally get it. From the church, "faith without works is dead", to the Science of Mind by Earnest Holmes "when we understand the Law, we learn to consciously embody what we wish," Pg. 142 and now Michael Neill "That’s because in and of themselves, thoughts have no power. It’s only when you invest your own energy and consciousness into them that they begin to become real. A thought without your personal investment is no more powerful than a tea bag without boiling water. It’s only after you add the water that the tea begins to infuse and create the flavor, and it’s only after you add your agreement and energy to a thought that it begins to impact your life." MNCT-745 New Year, New Rules part one; I understand the power is the belief behind the thought not the thought.
Consciously or subconsciously we give thoughts power by the 'rules of life' that are true and the one that we believe to be the truth. When we are able to adjust the rules we believe to be the truth/"created rules" by making them flexible to mirror life's true freedom, our life experience will improve.