Category Archives: Growth

INFINITE LADDER

In a peaceful rural location near Lexington, Kentucky, there is a Shaker village restoration “Pleasant Hill”. Years ago, we went there many times when visiting family. After enjoying the excellent Shaker-style food at the restaurant, we wandered the settlement, trying … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom, Growth, Life, Peace, Rest, Truth, Vocation, Work

INNER – OUTER LIFE

There is no inner life that is not also an outer life There is an outer way and an inner way and both are one. He who asks, with the ground swell of his whole inner being, for the things … Continue reading

Posted in Growth, Guidance, Heaven, Inner Life, Jesus, Listening, Perfection, Reality, Spirit, Wisdom

MESSENGER of JOY

“…hope is a silent, truthful messenger of joy from [one’s] real self.” “The purpose of being is to unfold all its latent energies. He who approaches most nearly to this has solved the great problem of life. Not that his … Continue reading

Posted in Giving, Growth, Hope, Perfection, Reality, Trust

CONTAGIOUS PEACE

“Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on thee.” [Isaiah 26:3a] What is this Peace which is promised to us, if we indeed ‘stay our minds’ on God? It is first, the result of a unity … Continue reading

Posted in Atonement, Comfort, God, Growth, Guidance, Inner Life, Listening, Meditation, Mind, Peace, Perfection, Silence

SON of GOD – SON of MAN

Christmas is the re-enactment and celebration of the birth of a baby: Jesus of Nazareth. Who was he? How could an individual born in a remote region of the ancient world in humble circumstances have had a universal impact on … Continue reading

Posted in Christ, Growth, Hope, Jesus, Life, Peace

A New Order

“We are declaring that the Holy Spirit overshadowing you, working in you, now frees you from all the impressions of past experience, and gives you a new understanding of life and substance, and establishes in you a new order, quickens … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmation, Comfort, Creation, Growth, Healing, Heaven, Life

SHIFTING GOALS

“Progression to higher things is an eternal law of the soul…” “One presses forward to a particular goal; and upon arrival there, new ideals have been presented to consciousness so that (one) may not always recognize when a desire is … Continue reading

Posted in Creation, Eternity, Growth, Guidance, Heaven, Perfection, Vocation