From “Open Your Mind to Prosperity” by Catherine Ponder:
You cleanse your mind for prosperity and attract your good by first writing out what you want to eliminate from your life. By writing out what you want to eliminate, you open the space and create a vacuum for what you want to manifest. Just like planting a victory garden, you want to clear and weed the soil so that it is clean and fertile before planting your highest quality seeds and plants (dreams and desires).
If you want to be prospered, healed and have your prayers answered, you must clean up and clean out your life. It is said that God (as divine law) withholds the next development until order is first established in the present situation.
After you write out your elimination list, the next step to cleanse your mind for prosperity is by practicing forgiveness. Holding grudges and negative feelings toward others, or toward yourself blocks your own prosperity.
Until you practice forgiveness, your true prosperity will not come.
When you hold resentment toward someone of something, you are bound to that person or condition by an emotional link that is stronger than steel. The practice of forgiveness is the only way to dissolve that link and be free.
The word forgive means “to give up or let go.” Forgiveness is a pleasant inner act that leaves you at peace with yourself and others. Forgiveness is also a constant process. It needs to be done on a regular basis with any negative feelings toward people or conditions. Along with declaring that you forgive other people, declare that they also forgive you. Also release situations or conditions you have been unable to resolve.
A good formula is to forgive your enemies and release your friends. Forgive the people you hate or resent. Release the people you love. Remember that you never lose anything that still belongs to you by divine right, through the act of emotional release. Instead, you make way for your good to manifest in grander ways than ever before.
“I now let go of worn out things, worn out conditions, and worn out relationships.
Divine order is now established and maintained in me and in my world.”
“The inflow and outflow of everything in my life is established in divine order.
I am peaceful and poised.”
“All that has offended me, I forgive. Within and without, I forgive.
Things past, things present, things future I forgive. I forgive everything and everybody
who can possibly need forgiveness in my past and present. I forgive positively everyone.
I am free and all others are free, too. All things are cleared up between us, now and forever.”
I now release and am released from everything and everybody that are no longer part of the divine plan for my life. Everything and everybody that are no longer part of the divine plan for my life now release me.”
“I am in right relationship with all people and all situations now.”
The Mega Coach