Category Archives: Guidance

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

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

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

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

SABBATH

As we meet with problems of every nature–conflicts, enemies, hatred, persecution, injustice–we no longer try to reach out to remove them either physically or mentally, but we rest in His word. We rest from all power, and God works the … Continue reading

Posted in Comfort, Faith, God, Guidance, Healing, Listening, Meditation, Power, Rest, Silence, Spirit

HEART of REALITY

We are familiar with two ways of dealing with the nature of things: (1) the method of observation and exact description from the outside, the spectator method, and (2) the method of vital experience–discovery of reality by living your way … Continue reading

Posted in Eternity, Freedom, God, Guidance, Jesus, Life, Love, Perfection, Reality, Soul