Dawn Norton in the Spotlight

Meet Dawn Norton, Mindset Mastery Honors Graduate:  

Dawn began the Mindset Mastery program back in 2013 when it was still called FTMF (Family Time & Money Freedom). She’s stayed busy as a mom of a large family, and her goals and direction has evolved over the years, but she finally hunkered down recently to complete the program officially and graduate with honors. Congratulations Dawn!

Here are some of her experiences, in her words:

My Midterm Experience

The power of a suggestive thought (positive or negative) to create reality is… Real. Last week I was putting on my makeup and saw a random blush brush in my stuff. I thought, I don’t need that, I’m throwing it away. And I did. Immediately the suggestion was presented, if you throw that away, your real brush will go missing and then you won’t be able to put your blush on. (Fear) Around blush? Really? I ignored it. But the weed seed was planted for creation. I kid you not, the NEXT DAY, my regular brush was gone. I was astounded! My honest thought was, I created that!

I looked around fairly thoroughly and it was totally gone. So I scrounged around and found another random brush. Side note, my blush brush has never once in my life gone missing. That’s how I knew I created it. As I applied the blush, my next thought was, what if I used this as an opportunity? I did not get upset about the loss. I just was in wonder that I had the negative thought and it had immediately brought a negative event into creation. So, I thought about the brush returning and how I’d be glad to have it back because it’s much nicer than the scrounged one. New seed planted. (Hope, faith)

And then I let it go. Which is interesting to me and shows me that some of my past habits of worry and fretting have lessened. But, I mean it’s a makeup brush. What’s to worry and fret about? Yesterday while getting ready for church, a new thought came to me and I was honestly surprised because I’ve had a teen daughter before. But I hadn’t even thought of it. “Ask Olivia.”

So I called her from across the house. Have you seen my makeup brush? Uh, yeah. Why in the world didn’t I think of that before? She did. She borrowed it and didn’t put it back. Which some may think I just missed the obvious with a teen girl in the house, but I really believe this was an opportunity to up my return on thought investments.

How many times do I allow or plant myself these kinds of weed seeds and then balk at the frustrations growing up all around me? It’s an opportunity to go deeper and bring more awareness to the enemy of all success and our own less inspired thinking.

My Phase 2 Short-Term Goal

My goal was an income goal: $15,000 in 3 months. I knew $10,000 was coming, but had no idea if or how another $5,000 would show up. I just kept it in sight daily, seeing it every day on my mirror, and just 2 weeks past the 3 months, I reached my goal. It was so amazing to me how easy it was and kept me motivated for the rest of the year to repeat the goal, which I also did. I feel so much less insecure about money and other things, because of this particular goal. It helps me know that I maybe I can maybe do ALL things.

Finishing the Course

What I have learned over the years as I have applied this in so many things from furniture, to moves, trips, and income is that this is an amazing practice to increase faith. You learn, that if you can “simply” bring solutions into existence in physical, temporal matters, how much more you can bring spiritual and other needs into existence. Having the temporal met so clearly teaches me how God is willing to meet my EVERY need.

Congratulations, Dawn! You did it! 

See, no matter how long it takes, you can always graduate with Honors. I invite you to finish the course and let me share your story, too. As a Mindset Mastery student, you’ll also get to join our private Facebook group where you have the opportunity to get to know the other students better, and ask for more details about how our graduates accomplished their goals. We’d love to see you in there!


What’s YOUR story going to be?

I want to see YOU graduate, too! Learn more about the Mindset Mastery program HERE.

The Mindset Mastery Program is not to be confused with the Mindset Fundamentals Ecourse.

The Fundamentals Ecourse provides an introductory exploration into the principles that govern success for effective goal setting. It also fills the gaps to give you a basic but complete understanding of the principles, so that you have a solid foundation on which to develop true mastery. 

By contrast, the Mastery Program is focused on the *implementation* of those principles and the *achievement* of your goals. It is full of interesting assignments that take you step-by-step through two experimental goals, challenging your thought processes, helping you experience success, and setting up a pattern in your thinking that you will be able to utilize over and over for effectiveness with all of your future goals. I hope you’ll join me in one of these programs, to help you take your understanding and success to the next level in ALL the different areas of your life. Learn more HERE.

Leslie Householder

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