Here is an excerpt from my book, The Silent Master: Awakening the Power Within:
When you want a particular manifestation to take place, you may not know exactly how to frame your thinking so that you focus on the right ideas. This is where the right use of visualization can help you. Since visible forms are a picture of your ideas, holding the picture in mind automatically connects you to the idea attached to the picture. Visualizing the picture of the desired manifestation will help propel it into form.