Chapter 11 - Concentration - p. 85
CONCENTRATION has been well defined as the "divine art of centering our mind what upon we please. as long as we please."
There is nothing no important in the training of a child as the cultivation of this power of concentration. Nothing in the child's training is more neglected. The practice of finishing a work before another is undertaken, and keeping the attention fixed upon it. is of immeasurable value.
Quite as important is the decision of an object or subject upon which the mind shall be concentrated. If we focus upon fear. then fear becomes our one great thought. If we focus upon good we become good. In a word, if we train our