Author Archives: thoughtsmjdisler

The GIFT

“Fear not, little flock, it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.” (Luke 12:32) Fear is the great enemy of man. But fear is a mental attitude and as such can be converted into something else. Fear … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmation, Asking, Comfort, Fear, Gratitude, Hope, Mind, Receiving, Thought, Trust

DIVINE NATURE

Spiritual character building is from within outward. Spiritual character lives in man; it is what God has engraved on man’s soul, ready for development through man’s spiritual efforts. Man builds spiritual character by consciously functioning in God-Mind, where, laying hold … Continue reading

Posted in Atonement, Faith, God, Inner Life, Listening, Mind, Soul

SANCTUARY

If men always maintained a sanctuary of the spirit in the inner life, it would not be necessary to seek “the silence” self-consciously. It is inner silence as a habit that is desirable. The ideal is to penetrate beyond mere … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmation, Freedom, Guidance, Inner Life, Listening, Mind, Rest, Silence, Thought

MOTHERS DAY, 2019

Proverbs 31:10-31 The Bible in Modern English; Section the Fourth Translated by Ferrar Fenton Fourth Edition, 1906 The Good Wife (Translator’s Note – Every couplet of the following exquisitely beautiful poem begins in the original with a letter of the … Continue reading

Posted in Comfort, Giving, Guidance, Healing, Jesus, Kindness, Life, Trust, Vocation, Wisdom, Work

ETERNAL SPRINGS

We have seen life gathered up into one central grand meaning–that meaning is Christ. We feel that He represents Life and only as lesser life gets into contact with Him does it live. We offer Him to the inwardly disrupted … Continue reading

Posted in Atonement, Christ, Forgiveness, God, Healing, Hope, Jesus, Life, Reality, Trust

EASTER

Eternity is not too vast for a soul to grow in, if the soul wills to grow. “If a man die, shall he live again?” Our heart as well as our head seeks an answer. Knowing that such a hope … Continue reading

Posted in Death, Eternity, Heaven, Jesus, Reality, Trust

NEW BIRTH

To become actively responsive to the divine life, we must be strong in our hope, firm in faith, that we may be helped into a spiritual state, in which we are habitually in the affirmative. It is the affirmative attitude … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmation, Atonement, Freedom, Growth, Reality, Wisdom