Author Archives: thoughtsmjdisler

DIVINE REALITY

Faith is no mere passive, receptive state. It is the soul’s grasp of divine reality, and therefore it implies both vision and obedience to it. In a word, it is dynamic–it is the movement of the whole self toward the … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmation, Asking, Faith, God, Guidance, Inner Life, Listening, Love, Reality, Receiving, Soul, Spirit, Vision

GOD’S PART

There are some things which we are to do ourselves, but there are others which God does not expect us to do. (… I speak of ourselves as the conscious part of us.) They are His part, and our greatest … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, God, Hope, Listening, Mind, Peace, Rest, Soul, Trust

TOUCH of GENIUS

Consecration in some degree is involved in any sane or rational life. It is only the person who can forget himself, and become absorbed in some large aim or end of life, that can enter into the joy of living; … Continue reading

Posted in Creation, Giving, Growth, Guidance, Reality, Receiving, Vocation, Work

HEALING SUN

All that Christ was and is still attracts the soul that sees it. If an eclipse dims or veils the sight of him for the moment, we may be sure that this warm, healing Sun of our life has not … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmation, Christ, Comfort, Healing, Reality, Silence, Truth

EVOLUTION

“Remember God must win us. We are his vehicles. He cannot lose us. He must overcome creaturely defect and obstinacy. He must reign till he hath put all enemies under his feet. Divine love is the spirit of evolution effecting … Continue reading

Posted in Atonement, Christ, Faith, Growth, Jesus, Listening, Love, Perfection, Reality, Trust

ONE LIFE

(Jesus) is a Divine manifestation in the flesh, a human being intensely conscious of the identity of his life with God’s Life, and through him and in him we may have access to the illuminating and vivifying Word. What more … Continue reading

Posted in Atonement, Christ, Creation, God, Healing, Jesus, Life, Reality

HAPPINESS

Happiness is the natural and the normal. Let us know that the best things are ours in proportion as we order our lives in accordance with the higher laws of our being. It cannot be otherwise than well that we … Continue reading

Posted in Asking, Christ, God, Guidance, Heaven, Inner Life, Jesus, Life, Listening, Prayer, Receiving, Silence