Once there was a smart fish who taught
himself to read. Finding reading material wasn't difficult
because the oceans had become the trash bins for the world.
Millions of people loaded their rubbish on giant barges and sent it
far out to sea where they dumped it. Although this wasn't good
for the oceans, it provided the brilliant fish with a never-ending
supply of reading material.
One day the fish read an article that said all life was dependent on
water. It pointed out that many places on the planet could no
longer sustain life because of insufficient water. The highly
intelligent fish decided that if water was so important, and his
survival depended on it, he must find some water for himself. He
gave up reading and spent the rest of his days swimming in the oceans
relentlessly searching for water. Water became his holy grail.
The fish eventually died without discovering he had been swimming in
an ocean of water every day of his life.
This fish is like billions of people who swim in God's ocean of love
without realizing it's there. Although it sustains them,
supports them, and keeps them alive, they can't see it or feel it
because they never learned to focus on it. Follow Positive
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This website is all about swimming in God's Ocean of love.
God's love is an eternal fact that sustains the world. No matter
what you do, you cannot escape it. You can ignore it or reject
it, but it will not go away. God's love surrounds and envelops
you. It continually reminds you that you can be one of his
children. For your entire life, you will either sink or swim in
God's ocean of love.
When you jump into God's ocean of love, your life is never the same.
You are born spiritually and become a new person. Old things
pass away and all things become new. You look at the world
through new eyes and listen with new ears. You think new
thoughts, take new actions, and have a new life.
God's love changes the way
you think and feel. It washes the toxic waste out of your mind
and gives you a clean mind and a pure heart. Your old way of
thinking and feeling is gone. Your mistakes and failures are
cast into his ocean of love. For the first time in your life you
dare to call God your Father and live as one of his children.
God's love heals your damaged emotions, and your negative feelings and
guilt are washed away in a tidal wave of love.
Each day you must jump into
God's ocean of love and have a life transforming experience.
Dabbling in it will never do. This is a total immersion
experience. This isn't something you do just once and the
positive effects last for a lifetime. You do it every day for
the rest of your life. For as long as you live, you max out on
Don't be like the smart fish looking for water that surrounds him on
all sides. Don't swim in God's ocean without realizing that it's
If you are looking for love, look no further. For your entire
life you have been immersed in God's ocean of love. Stop looking
for what is already there. Wake up and live. It's time to
go for a swim. It's time to max out on God's love.
cannot say the word Christian without also saying the word positive.
Why is that? The most positive force in the universe is God's
love, and when the positive power of God's love controls your heart
and mind, you become a truly positive person. It's impossible to
think in a negative manner when his love is in control.
The Christian message is about God's transforming love that makes us
into positive and loving people. The message is not about
positive thinking. God's love is the cause, and positive
thinking is the effect. The focus needs to be on God's love to
keep positive thinking in its proper perspective.
Jesus said, "Hereby will men know that you are my disciples because
you love one another." Love is the core of the Christian
experience, and God's love is the Source of your power. The
power and presence of God in your life is love. When you
experience God's love, you experience his presence and power.
It's just that simple. No mystery here.
1John 4:12 states, "No one has ever seen God; but if we love one
another, God lives in us and his love is made complete in us."
Although we may not be able to see God, we experience him as his love
is made complete in us. He love changes the way we think and
feel. When God's work is complete, we become loving people.
We bear an unmistakable resemblance to God when his love controls our
heart and mind. We are never more like God than when we are
loving other people.
God's voice of love is your voice, and God's arms of love are your
arms. When you tell other people about God's love, his love
flows through you to them, and you experience God's presence and
power. When you demonstrate his love to other people, when you
become his arms of love and put those arms around the world, God
becomes powerfully present in your life.
God speaks his message of love millions of times each day using people
just like you and me. God isn't silent. If anyone is
silent, it's you and me. God spoke definitively once in the
past, and now it's up to us to become his voice and arms of love.
That's how we experience God's presence and power. That's how we
have a personal relationship with God based on love.
AFFIRMATION OF GOD'S LOVE
God is love and
works by love. The power and presence of God in my life is
love. Every time I see love, I see God's hand at work.
Every time I feel love, I experience God's presence and power.
God loves and accepts me the way I am, but He loves me too
much to let me stay that way. God loves me from the top of
my head to the tip of my toes, and it doesn't get any better than
that. When my mind is full of thoughts consistent with God's
love, my mind is exactly the way God means for it to be.
When my heart is full of emotions consistent with God's love, my
emotions are healthy, and they are exactly the way God means for
them to be. There is no limit to how good my life can become
when I open my heart and mind to the power of His love. For the
rest of my life I will max out on God's love.
What does it mean to max out on God's love?
1. You dare to call
God your Father.
2. You have a personal
relationship with God based on love. You fall in love with God.
3. You send your love back to
God through loving other people. You fall in love with other
4. You practice God's presence
every day all day long.
5. You give up your need to be
right and switch the focus of your life to love.
6. You move in the direction of
the dream that God placed in your heart regardless of the
consequences. You act as if that
dream is possible and work each day to make it happen.
7. You use prayer to do a
reality check and align yourself with God's plan for your life.
You trust God's plan because it's
good for you and perfect for the type of person you
8. You open your heart and mind
to the power of God's love. His love washes the toxic waste out
of your mind and heals
your damaged emotions.
9. You live congruently as a whole person with
your intellect, emotions, and will all heading in the same
become an Unstoppable, Consistently Positive, Endlessly
Persistent, Doer of Dreams.
10. You spend the rest of your life focusing on
God's love and putting good things into your mind.
some of Dr. Dave's positive websites that you can explore as
you swim in God's ocean of love.
Christian Doctor - David J. Abbott M.D.
is the Positive Christian Doctor. He spent his career working as
an eye surgeon in developing countries. After twenty-eight years
of medical practice overseas, he became a flying doctor with the
Indian Health Service working with more than twenty different tribes
in the American southwest. Although Dr. Dave was trained to preserve
and restore vision using surgery, he wanted to fight inner blindness
and restore inner vision teaching people how to look at the world
through eyes of possibility and love. Dr. Dave created a
Positive Thinking Network with more than 200 websites. People
from 180 countries around the world visit his websites and tell their
friends about his positive message.
Real Power: Maxing Out On God's Love - God is love and works by love.
The power and presence of God in my life is love. Every time I see love, I
see God's hand at work. Every time I feel love, I experience God's
presence and power. When my mind is full of thoughts consistent with God's
love, my thoughts are healthy, and my mind is exactly the way God means
for it to be. When my heart is full of emotions consistent with God's
love, my emotions are healthy, and they are exactly the way God means for
them to be. There is no limit to how good my life can become when I open
my heart and mind to the power of His love. God loves and accepts me the
way I am, but He loves me to much to let me stay that way. He loves me
from the top of my head to the tip of my toes, and it does not get any
better than that. For the rest of my life I will max out on God's love.
Real Power: Maxing Out on God's Love is now available in ebook format at
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Maximum Strength Positive Thinking tells you what to say when you talk
to your mind, and what to say when your mind talks to you. You have a lot
of things to discuss with your mind, and Maximum Strength Positive
Thinking tells you what you should be talking about. You don't need to
spend years searching for empowering ideas that make it possible to live
your dreams. It's already right here in a self-talk format. The Law of
Positive Self-Talk states, "You can change who you are by changing what
you say when you talk to your mind." If you don't like what you hear when
your mind talks to you, you have the power to change the message. Although
the wheel of change turns slowly, it always turns in the direction of what
you put into your mind. When you fill your mind with positive self-talk
and more than one-hundred Power Graphics, your life improves by leaps and
bounds. Maximum Strength Positive Thinking is now available in eBook
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Strength Positive Thinking into your mind.
Owner's Manual for Your Mind contains thirty-one Change Principles
that empower you to make a life. You no longer worship at the altar of
security, content to only make a living. The Change Principles show you
how to make a life. Don't timidly tiptoe through life waiting to go for
your dreams. You have only one life. The clock is ticking, there are no
timeouts, and there is nothing to wait for. Today is the only day you can
make your dreams happen. Seize the day. Live as if you are a great person.
Renew you mind with positive and empowering thoughts. Achieve excellence
in at least one area of your life. Adopt zero tolerance to negative
thinking. Don't accept any limitations. Never quit working on your dreams.
The Owner's Manual for your mind is now available in ebook format at
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the thirty-one Change Principles found in Owner's Manual for Your Mind.
There are no limitations. There are only limiting beliefs.
Zero Tolerance To Negative Thinking - Overcoming depression is hard,
perhaps the hardest thing you will ever do. But if you want to have a mind
free from depression, nobody can stop you. Your emotions are a reflection
of your thoughts. When you change your thoughts, your emotions
automatically follow. You don't have to battle the negative and twisted
emotions echoing in your mind. Instead you need to learn how to change the
way you think, and your emotions will naturally take care of themselves.
The challenge you face in depression is to change the way you think. If
you want to change the way you think and feel, you are going to have to
change your inner dialogue. You are going to have to talk to your mind in
a different manner. A persistently positive focus creates a consistently
positive mind. The battle for a positive mind is fought on the battlefield
of focus. In order to break the back of depression, you will have to learn
how to persistently and consistently control your mental focus. Zero
Tolerance to Negative Thinking is now available in ebook format at
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Positive Self-Talk Red Book - A persistently positive focus creates a
consistently positive mind. The same is true of your self-talk. It must be
persistent, positive, and specific to have maximum impact. Lack of
persistentce has laid more dreams to rest in the cemetery of failure than
any other cause. There is zero chance that you will succeed on your first
attempt. If your dreams are great, You will fail again and again on your
way to the top. Before you can be great, you have to be good. Before you
can be good, you have to be bad. Before you can be bad, you have to try.
Millions of people stop at try. Thousands get stuck at bad. Hundreds quit
at good. A few go all the way to great. If you don't have persistence, you
willl never make the trip from try to bad to good to great. Positive
Self-Talk Red Book helps you develop a persistently positive focus so that
you can develop a consistently positive mind. More than one-hundred Power
Graphics contain powerful thoughts that you need to have in your mind.
Positive Self-Talk Red Book is now available at
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Positive Self-Talk Purple Book - Living small serves no great purpose.
Living as if you are a great person is a powerful idea that changes lives,
and those who take it seriously change their world. Living as if you are
great means you live as if your dreams are possible and work each day to
make them happen. You act as if you cannot fail. In order to live as if
you are great, you have to think the way great people think, talk the way
great people talk, and act the way great people act. Great people think,
talk, and act their dreams into existence. If you ever become great, it
will be because you think great thoughts, repeat great self-talk, have
great expectations, and act as if you cannot fail. Some people wrongly
believe that change is impossible. Leopards don't change their spots, and
zebra stripes are forever. But people are different. People change their
stars. They change their stripes, and their spots disappear in an instant
of time. That instant happens the moment they develop positive
expectations and believe they have the power to change. Positive self-talk
and positive expectations can take you anywhere you want to go. Positive
Self-Talk Purple Book is now available in ebook format at
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Positive Christian Self-Talk - Positive Christian Self-Talk is as much
about God as it is about you. The self-talk contained in this book is
designed to change your life. You learn to think the way that God thinks
and speak the way that God speaks so that your self-talk has real power.
It's time to get in agreement with God about who you are and what you can
do with your life. It's time to speak your new life into existence. Jesus
said, "As you believe, so shall it be done unto you." Jesus was talking
about positive expectations. You don't get what you want, you get what you
expect. It doesn't matter if your expectations are positive or negative,
you still get what you expect. If you want positive self-talk to work in
your life, all of your self-talk must be forged in the fires of positive
expectations. It's time to jump into God's ocean of love and have a life
changing experience. Positive Christian Self-Talk points your life in the
right direction and gives you the power to make the trip. Positive
Christian Self-Talk is now available in ebook format at
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Positive Christian Podcasts - Dr. Dave created more than 200
Positive Christian Podcasts that you can download directly
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to push your mind in a positive direction. Dr. Dave's podcasts
will give you a new way of looking at yourself and your world.
Say good-bye to your old way of thinking and feeling, and say hello to
your new life. A few clicks of the mouse can make a big
difference in your life. And to top it off, it's all free.
Everyone could use some good news that pushes their mind in a positive
direction, and that doesn't cost them anything.
Christian Radio - Welcome to Positive Christian Radio where we
turn the world upside down with the sound of God's love. The most
powerful force in the universe is God's love, and the most positive force
in the universe is God's love. The most important fact in the
universe is that God loves and accepts you the way you are, but He loves
you too much to let you stay that way. It's time to turn your world
upside down and experience the power of God's love. Learn to think
the way that God thinks, and get in agreement with God. God has
unlimited power, but He needs people who believe just like you in order to
manifest the power and make miracles happen in the world.
Christian University - The Positive Christian University offers
free courses to anyone who wants to become a more positive person.
There are three types of courses that you can take. Short courses
can change the way you think and feel in just a few minutes.
Intensive longer courses may require days or weeks to complete.
Audio courses can be downloaded to your iPod or MP3 player for listening
whenever you want to put positive things into your mind. If you want
to be a positive person, nobody can stop you.
Everything Is Possible - Everything in your life fits into
two columns. One column is labeled possible and the other is labeled
impossible. Your job is to think as God thinks and to move
everything over to the possible column. With God, all things are
possible. Impossible doesn't exist in God's universe, and it
shouldn't exist in yours. Impossible is not in God's vocabulary, and
it shouldn't be in yours. It's time to leave the Land of
Impossibility, the Land of Addictions, and the Land of Limitations behind
and to come to the promised land where all things are possible. It's
time to get in agreement with God. It's time to think as God thinks.
Thinking Scriptures - The Bible reveals the mind and heart
of God. It tells us how God thinks and feels about you and me.
God did not keep his thoughts to himself. It was his master plan
that we should think the thoughts of God - that we should think as God
thinks. Although it might seem presumptuous to believe that humans
can actually think the thoughts of God, we must remember that God created
us in his image, and He gave us the ability to think and feel. The
Creator of the universe actually did have a plan for our hearts and minds.
He planned to fill our hearts and minds with his love so that we can think
the thoughts of God.
Christian Scriptures - When God loves, He loves in a big way.
He creates people in his own image and loves them with an everlasting love
that has no preconditions. We sink or swim in his ocean of love.
Scriptures from the Bible tell us how God connects with people like you
and me. Scriptures help you understand who you are and what you can
do with God's help. They teach you to trust God in every area.
You learn to do your part so that God can do his part and accomplish
things that you could never do by yourself. You suspend your
disbelief and get out of the way so that the river of faith can sweep away
Attitude Of Praise
- Looking at the world through eyes of praise. Your attitude
is your way of looking at things, and it's a choice. Attitude is a
mind set. It's the way you choose to look at yourself and the world.
Jesus said, "Set your mind on God's kingdom and his way of doing things
before everything else, and all the rest will come to you as well.
Jesus made it clear that you attitude is important, and that it is a
choice. He told people to set their mind on the right things.
When they had the right attitude, God would see to it that things work
out. An attitude of praise connects you with God and reminds you of
God's work in your life.
Praise - An affirmation is a positive declaration of something you
know to be true. An affirmation of praise is a positive declaration
that recognizes the power and presence of God working in your life at
specific times and places in concrete ways. They remind you of God's work
in the past, they focus on God's work in the present, and they affirm
God's power in the future. Praise is part of your conversation with God.
It's spiritual glue that strengthens your connection with God. The more
you praise, the more you affirm God's presence and power. The more
you praise, the more faith wells up in your heart and mind.
Christian Psychology is simply thinking the way God thinks.
It's the way God intends for you to think and feel. It's getting in
agreement with God. When your mind is full of thoughts consistent
with God's love, your mind is exactly the way God means for it to be.
When your heart is full of emotions consistent with his love, your
emotions are healthy, and they are exactly the way God means for them to
be. This forms the cornerstone and focus of all Christian
Psychology. When you think the way that God thinks, your heart and
mind are full of God's love. Your thoughts are positive, and your
emotions are healthy. They are exactly the way God means for them to
AFFIRMATIONS FOR POSITIVE THINKING FISH
I have opened my heart and mind to the power of God's love, and I dare
to call God my Father. I love God with all my mind, all my heart, and
all my strength. There is no ambivalence in my relationship with
When I jump into God's ocean of love,
my life is never the same. I am born spiritually and become a new
person. Old things pass away and all tings become new. I
look at the world through new eyes and listen with new ears. I
think new thoughts, take new actions, and have a new life.
God's love changes the way I think and feel. His love washes the
toxic waste out of my mind and gives me a clean mind and a pure heart.
My old way of thinking and feeling is gone. My mistakes and
failures are cast into God's ocean of love. For the first
time in my life, I dare to call God my Father and live as one of his
children. God's love heals my damaged emotions, and my negative
feelings and guilt are washed away in a tidal wave of love.
Each day I jump into God's ocean of love and have a life transforming
experience. Dabbling in it will never do. This isn't
something that I do just once and the positive effects last for a
lifetime. I do it every day for the rest of my life. For as
long as I live, I will max out on God's love.
I live in a world created and sustained
by love. The Creator of the universe surrounds me and fills my
heart with love. The presence and power of God in my life is love.
Godís love is unconditional; there is nothing I can do or must do to
earn it. Itís an eternal fact that sustains the world. It
forms the foundation for my self-esteem, and his love makes me worthy.
When my heart is full of Godís love, itís full of his presence and
power. Itís impossible to have unconditional love in my heart
without God putting it there. Unconditional love isnít in my
chromosomes. Only God can breathe it into my life.
God is the God of the possible.
Impossible is not found in his vocabulary, and impossibility doesn't
exist in his universe. Everything is possible when I think the way
that God thinks.
Romans 8:37-39 states: ďIn all these
things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. For I
am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons,
neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor
depth, nor anything else in all creation will be able to separate us
from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.Ē This scripture
states the facts of love in an unequivocal way. There is nothing
in the entire universe that can separate me from Godís love. God
is my Father, and his love floods my heart and mind and makes me whole.
There is no limit to how good my life can become when my heart is full
of Godís love.
God's plan for my life is simple.
He will take all my choices, mistakes, and failures, and turn them into
something good. My mistakes and failures are the launching pad for
God's master plan.
God loves me and accepts me the way I
am, but He loves me too much to let me stay that way. That is my
ultimate reason for hope. God is on my side. He wants to
fill my heart with his love, banish my limitations, and wash away the
plague of negative thoughts from my mind. Godís love carries away
my burden of guilt. His love not only wipes the slate clean, it
also throws the slate away. God has a plan for my life that is
better than anything I can imagine. There is no limit to how good
my life can become when I max out on the power of his love.
I must see myself through Godís eyes
and learn the facts of love.
Godís love never falters or fails. It will never stop pursuing me
until the day I die. No matter what I do, I cannot escape it.
I can ignore it or reject it, but it will not go away. Godís love
surrounds and envelops me. It continually reminds me that I can be one
of his children. I will either sink or swim in his ocean of love.
I need to think the way that God
thinks. I need to get in agreement with God. I need to think
abundance. I need to think possibility. I need to think
forgiveness for myself and others. I need to think freedom from my
past. I need to think release from my addictions. I need to
think recovery from my sicknesses. I need to think about God's
favor and love. I need to think the way God thinks.
My mistakes and failures are no
surprise to God. They are the launching pad for God's master plan.
God takes all of my mistakes and failures and turns them into something
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