It took me quite a while to understand how important it is to exercise the face. To smile.
Miserable men are quite literally misers. Nothing flows out of them; they’re unable to give. Misery cannot be gotten out of except by turning around 180 degrees and going in the opposite direction.
Outflow determines inflow. This is a spiritual law. It would be taught in business schools but for the fact that it’s completely inimical to a secular sense that insists the opposite is true.
What goes out from us is what comes to back to us.
ACIM: “All that I give is given to myself.”
Outflow determines inflow.
A man with poverty-mind cannot escape lack and limitation.
An attitude of gratitude releases opportunity. Gratitude recognizes surplus. It pours itself out.