Joyce Meyer has a knack for coining phrases - her fans call them "Joyceisms" - and one of her best loved is "Where the mind goes, the man follows." This was the basis for Battlefield of the Mind, and in her latest book, Meyer provides "power thoughts", bringing the reader to a new level of ability to use the mind as a tool to achievement.
In Power Thoughts, she outlines a flexible program to turn thoughts into habits, and habits into success. Sections include:
Nobody has more of a "can-do" attitude than Joyce Meyer. Now you can, too.
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Really wish it would have been narrated by the author. I spend most of my time listening in the car and its hard to listen to. But I do enjoy the content.
This book touches on issues everyone of us deals with, almost daily. I have listened to the chapter on discipline several times! It contains excellent suggestions for life living! The only downside is I am not crazy about the narrator's voice--not a voice you want to listen to for this long of a book!
If you don't know Joyce Meyer ~ you need to find out who she is. I just got home from a woman's conference, where Joyce Meyer was speaking on the power of thoughts. I not only got the audible, but I am getting the book and the dvd set, just on this book. Whether you believe in God or not, are Christian or not, are religious or not, this book is for you. Could you imagine just for yourself, how others would act around you, if you could find something to be positive about in the midst of a circumstance or just simply find a way to deal with your circumstance by being in control of your thoughts? This book will teach you that. Give it 21 days to create a new habit. ENJOY!!! the only disappointing side of this book is that Joyce Meyer herself is not the one reading it.
I love Joyce Meyer's books. I always finish her books feeling empowered and in control of even the most challenging circumstances. I also like the fact that these are Christian books vs. those do it yourself new age beliefs. It's comforting to know how much Christ loves us and how He is always there to help and all we have to do is believe and ask. An A++++ must read.
While I LOVE the content of this audiobook and will continue to use as a study guide, I am not a fan of the narrator. She has narrated other audiobooks I have by Joyce and I get distracted every time by the mechanical, unemotional reading. But overall, Power Thoughts has addressed every area in my life that I have struggled with and feel the value is unbeatable.
So many topical issues are packed into one book
Not sound so mechanical and unemphatic in the reading. It sounds emotionally void.
Among many...realize my value in God's eyes regardless of other influences. I love that action plans were included for self evaluation.
A brand new wife, two kitten children, and a whole lot of thoughts.
**I would not purchase an audiobook narrated by this person again.**
The narrator reads very very slowly and her annunciation is totally unnatural. I honestly had the book on 2x speed and it was more bearable to listen to.
This book was encouraging. I have a real problem with negative thinking, and it has helped me reevaluate my thinking.
I disagree with her presentation of prosperity though. God calls us to trust in him for what we need and them to be content, but that we should ultimately focus on heavenly things. She overemphasized material things.
Her intent is good, but the theology seems a bit shallow and focused on temporal things rather than eternal.
"But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal." Matthew 6:20
This is the best book Joyce Meyer has written to date. She lays out a progressive plan for improving your thinking, getting rid of bad habits and improving your enjoyment of life. Each Power Thought is described in detail with Biblical references to back up the ideas she presents. She does an excellent job of using research material from experts in neurosciences and psychology to reinforce the process of improving our thinking and changing our lives by changing our way of thinking. Very good book for people who live in depression, fear, or who just want to improve their outlook on life in general. Everyone can benefit from at least some of the truths presented in this book.
I love Joyce's voice. I think it would be easier to hear her words if she narrated her books. The other narrators have good, professional voices, but I tend to tune them out. I will still keep on listening, though!
Great book , inspiring, funny and typically Joyce Meyer, practical tips for positive thinking in bite size chapters
"Practical and Appliable"
Sometimes you listen to a book or read it and struggle to apply it but I find that Joyce has a way of making things very practical and hitting a wide audience and many levels of understanding. This book has been particularly helpful to me. Applying the principals has really shown fruit in my life and I can honestly say that if your thought life needs help or improvement then this and battlefield of the mind are musts for you. However, as Joyce says listening is not enough, you must apply the principals it teaches. I also found that Sandea McCollom is a good narrator and easy to listen to.
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