The Twelve Powers

The Twelve Powers
The following outline gives a list of the 12 disciples, the faculties they represent and the areas of the body in which they preside:

Faith – Peter – center of brain
The ability to believe, intuit and perceive.
Peter represents faith in things spiritual, faith in God.
Faith blesses my day and paves my way.

Strength – Andrew – loins
The ability to endure, stay the course, persevere.
Andrew represents  the stability that lies at the foundation of every true character.
I have the strength to accomplish all that is mine to do.

Wisdom – James, son of Zebedee – pit of stomach
The ability to evaluate, discern, apply what you know.
James represents discrimination and good judgement in dealing with substantial things.
I am guided by divine wisdom in every thought, word and action.

Love – John – back of heart
The ability to attract, unify and desire.
John represents unconditional acceptance and forgiveness.
I am a radiating center of love.

Power – Philip – root of tongue
The ability to master, have dominion and control.
Philip represents power over our own thoughts and feelings.
I have the power to create my world.

Imagination – Bartholomew – between the eyes
The ability to image, picture, conceptualize, envision, dream.
Bartholomew represents positive thoughts held in mind.
I envision good unfolding in every area of my life. 

Understanding – Thomas – front of brain
The ability to know, perceive, comprehend and apprehend.
Thomas represents the ability to see beyond appearances to reality.
My understanding of Truth deepens and directs my life.

Will – Matthew – center of brain
The ability to choose, decide, command, lead, determine.
Matthew represents the decision-making part of the brain.
I choose my good based on spiritual understanding.

Order – James, son of Alphaeus – navel
The ability to organize, balance, sequence, adjust.
James represents the harmony and balance available through centering our awareness.
My life is balanced and in order, and all is well.

Zeal – Simon the Canaanite – back of head
The ability to be enthusiastic, be passionate, start, motivate.
Simon represents motivation and the desire to accomplish great things.
I enthusiastically accept my good and go forward to achieve my purpose.

Elimination – Thaddeus – abdominal region
The ability to release, remove, denounce, deny, let go.
Thaddeus represents the expulsion of negative thinking.
I release anything and everything that no longer serves my unfolding good.

Life – Judas – generative organs
The ability to energize, vitalize, enliven, animate and invigorate.
Judas represents the cleansing of selfishness, allowing the life force to flow to every part of the body.
I am filled with life, sweet life.