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  • You are about to hear a strange but true story.

  • Legend has it, Harry Houdini, the master magician, once claimed that he could break out of any jail cell in the world.

  • All he had to do was walk into that jail cell with his street clothes on.

  • "I'll be out of there in one hour. No problem," he said.

  • Well a very old jail down south heard about Houdini's claims, and they accepted his challenge.

  • On the day of the event, many people gathered outside.

  • Very confidently, Houdini walked right into the jail and into the cell, and they shut the metal doors behind him.

  • The first thing Houdini did was he took off his coat.

  • Then very strangely he took off his belt.

  • Secretly hidden in Houdini's Belt was a 10-inch piece of steel, very tough and very flexible, and Houdini started working.

  • In about 30 minutes that confident expression Houdini had when he walked in disappeared.

  • In One hour, he was bathed in sweat, and at the end of two hours Houdini in defeat collapsed against the door, which then opened.

  • It opened because, you see, that door had never been locked.

  • But that's not entirely true is it?

  • That door was locked.

  • It was firmly and thoroughly locked in Houdini's mind, which meant it was locked as if the best locksmith in the world had put his lock on it.

  • The mind is powerful.

  • How many doors in your life do you think are locked but aren't?

  • How many times have you been stuck in the mental prison of overthinking?

  • Something that really had a simple solution.

  • There is an ancient African proverb that says, "when there is no enemy within, the enemy outside can do us no harm."

  • Your mind it is the most powerful force you will ever face.

  • It will tell you lies.

  • It will tell you you can't do that.

  • You're not meant for that.

  • You're not good enough for that.

  • You can't go on anymore.

  • You don't have the energy.

  • You must thank it for its opinion and carry on.

  • Because like Houdini showed us, the only lock doors that exist are in your own mind.

  • The doors and reality are open, and all you have to do is walk through.

You are about to hear a strange but true story.

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    Francis Wong posted on 2019/01/24
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