She tells us that it is not about the doing, but the knowing that all things are ours through Spirit. This knowing is what brings forth our desired manifestations from substance. Cady asserts that we "speak the word, we confidently affirm, but we have nothing to do with the 'establishing' of the word, or bringing it to pass." This is the undertaking of God.
In the chapter on Denial, we learned that stating that something is not true is a means of freeing ourselves from it. By affirming the truth of something unwaveringly, believing with every fiber of our being, we are compelling the unalterable principles of God to act in our behalf.
We also learned when using denials that there are certain statements which serve to erase erroneous thoughts about ourselves that are impeding our desires. There are also affirmations, noted below, that serve to ground us. They offer us Reality, a vantage point whereby our lives can express the highest good.
1) God is life, love, intelligence, substance, omnipotence, omniscience, omnipresence.
2) I am a child or manifestation of God, and every moment His life, love, wisdom, power flow into and through me, I am one with God and am governed by His law.
3) I am Spirit, perfect, holy, harmonious. Nothing can hurt me or make me sick or afraid for Spirit is God, and God cannot be sick or hurt or afraid. I manifest my real self through this body now.
4) God works with me to will and to do whatsoever He wishes me to do, and He cannot fail.
If you affirm these statements with unwavering faith, you have to give up the idea of an adverse evil (the Devil) because God is omnipresent. You must accept that nothing can come between you and the Source except your own ignorance, for God's love does not change, only your concept of it. Trusting in your oneness with God means that you can manifest your real self, the self that is perfect, holy, and harmonious.
Does it matter how we approach denials and affirmations? No. The success of the process depends on the individual. If negative attitudes are heavily ingrained in our thinking, denials may serve us better than affirmations for a while. Some of us may need the comfort that comes from affirming the comprehensive affirmations listed above before moving to more specific uses.
One important caveat is to not allow ourselves to think that these denials or affirmations are "magic." It is not the words intoned. It is the understanding we develop. It is how immersed in the meaning behind the words that our thoughts, feelings, and actions become. So, practice your denials and/or affirmations often, especially when you feel yourself doubting or making excuses or losing your focus. Claim your creative birthright!