Modern-Day Miracles by Louise L. Hay


Modern-Day Miracles is a fascinating compilation of testimonials, exercises, and positive affirmations.  This is a great book for moments of doubt, and times when we need some extra confidence.  Hearing from many people’s perspectives on the power of positive thinking and affirmations, ignites an interest that there may truly be something to this practice.
Louise L. Hay has created a following of believers, and many of them have miraculous stories to share.  Their stories range from recovering from disease, to healing addictions.  Positive affirmations have a place in the world of fertility, and they may offer a new and hopeful perspective to a cycle.
Here is one of Louise’s activities, taken from page 156:
Your Critical Self

Criticism breaks down the inner spirit but never changes a thing.  Praise builds up the spirit and can bring about positive change.  Write down two ways in which you criticize yourself in the area of love in intimacy.  Perhaps you’re not able to tell people how you feel or what you need.  Maybe you have a fear of commitment, or you tend to attract partners who hurt you.
After each of your perceived faults, think of something you can praise yourself for in this area.

I Love Myself
At the top of your piece of paper or your journal, write:  I love myself; therefore…
Finish this sentence in as many ways as you can.  Read it over daily, and add to it as you think of new things.  If you can work with a partner, do so.  Hold hands and alternate saying, “I love myself; therefore…”  The greatest benefit of doing this exercise is that it is almost impossible to belittle yourself when you say that you love yourself.