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12 Powers: Imagination

Excerpt from The Twelve Powers of Man, Charles Fillmore

June 2018

WHEN THE faculties of the mind are understood in their threefold relation—Spirit, soul, body—it will be found that every form and shape originated in the imagination. It is through the imagination that the formless takes form. It is well known that the artist seels in mind every picture that he puts on canvas. Man and the universe are a series of pictures in the mind of Being. God made man in His image and likeness. Man, in his turn, is continually making and sending forth into his mind, his body, and the world about him living thought-forms embodied and indued with his whole character. These images are formed in the front brain and clothed with substance and life drawn from subcenters in the body.

   Very intellectual people, concentrating the intensity of their thought in the head, fail to connect with the substance, life, and love centers in the body, and their work, although it may be very brilliant, lacks what we term "soul." The thought creations of this type seldom live long. Where the thought form and its substance are evenly ...CONTINUES ON PAGE 71 as marked on the document (page 100 in pdf viewer) HERE (Chapter 7)