Category Archives: Growth

ESSENCE

The wise men of the ages are in impressive agreement on this point. God in His transcendency is the immutable ground of all life, power, intelligence; He is one in type, character, will, purpose; constant in all creative attributes, the … Continue reading

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TEMPLE

Within the sanctuary of the heart there is a secret place where, if one listen and respond, there shall be revealed what the Father has provided; and one may think of the Father in the most immediately human sense, praying … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Freedom, Growth, Guidance, Inner Life, Jesus, Life, Light, Listening, Prayer, Protection, Receiving, Spirit, Trust

BECOMING

The Bible passage from Jeremiah is repeated from the last post. It is a personal favorite: the promise that the Almighty already resides within each of us – the promise that our acceptance of the Presence is the beginning, not … Continue reading

Posted in Conversion, Eternity, Freedom, God, Growth, Guidance, Inner Life, Jesus, Listening, Perfection, Reality, Receiving, Truth

SELF

In that painful moment when the finite self discovers its own nothingness it again turns by contrast to the larger Self … (I can) perceive my all-knowing Self as a living intuition in those happy moments when I am lifted … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmation, Freedom, Growth, Guidance, Inner Life, Jesus, Mind, Perfection, Silence, Vocation

BIRTH

Christ came the first time into men’s vision by coming on the plane of their senses; He comes the second time into men’s vision by lifting men up to His plane of spiritual comprehension. This coming of Christ involves a … Continue reading

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CONVERSION

The most fundamental change (in life) is the change called conversion. Conversion is the gradual or sudden changing from the Kingdom of Self to the Kingdom of God through the grace and power of Christ. (The soul) stands up under … Continue reading

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POWER

They live by the Spirit who know that Spirit as it is personally perceived, as it illumines each soul. The Father has a special message for each which he will declare to those who listen in peace, in love and … Continue reading

Posted in Christ, Freedom, God, Growth, Guidance, Hope, Inner Life, Life, Love, Peace, Receiving, Silence, Spirit

SIMPLE GIFTS

Christ’s thinking and teaching … dwelt when He pleased in the loftiest region of truths. … Words fell from Him the infinite depth of whose thought we have not fathomed yet. And yet, dwelling in this inner light and breathing … Continue reading

Posted in Christ, Faith, Giving, Growth, Kindness, Life, Peace, Perfection, Reality, Trust, Work

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

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GOD’S TRUTH

“God’s truth” is not a final attainment, but an ever-increasing illumination; it is the secret inward reality; the cause, the meaning, the relation of everything; it is that spiritual realization of conscious life in God towards which the human soul … Continue reading

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