Category Archives: Guidance

LISTENING

The highest soaring of the intellect is that deliberate abandonment of itself to the illumination of God. It is in higher exercise when it becomes the instrument of the Divine Wisdom than when, by its own unaided strivings, it wrestles … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom, God, Guidance, Heaven, Inner Life, Jesus, Listening, Meditation, Peace, Prayer, Receiving, Silence, Speech

CONTROL

Do you sometimes feel as though everything in your life needs new direction and improvement? Do you long for God’s wisdom, order, and healing power to work through your mind and body, for His love and peace to fill your … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmation, Comfort, Faith, God, Guidance, Hope, Jesus, Peace, Receiving, Thought

RECEIVING the SECRET

… until men pray, there are some things which God cannot do through them. … The souls who have ushered in new eras of spiritual life have never been content with working for God. They have made it their ideal … Continue reading

Posted in Asking, God, Guidance, Inner Life, Listening, Meditation, Power, Prayer, Receiving, Trust

GOD NEEDS ANTONIO

Our need for God is reciprocal. The Creator needs us to activate the Presence through receiving and fulfilling it in our daily lives, in our response to guidance, in our sense of “what to do,” in accepting the desires placed … Continue reading

Posted in Creation, Faith, Freedom, Giving, God, Guidance, Inner Life, Life, Listening, Music, Prayer, Receiving, Trust, Vision, Vocation, Work

PRAYER and LAW

When we “return home,” as the mystics say, to our deeper self and enter into our inner sanctuary we are borne along and unified by one great ground-swell longing for the life that is Life. … In these truest moments … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmation, Atonement, Faith, Freedom, God, Guidance, Inner Life, Prayer, Reality, Receiving

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

Posted in Atonement, Creation, Eternity, Freedom, God, Growth, Guidance, Listening, Love, Receiving, Spirit, Truth, Wisdom, Work

CENTER, REALITY, LIFE

…religion springs from within. The inner apprehension is the reality; the forms of service and thought in which the experience is expressed are the evidences that the reality has indeed been found. There is an inmost centre where dwells this … Continue reading

Posted in Conversion, God, Guidance, Inner Life, Life, Light, Listening, Peace, Power, Prayer, Reality, Receiving, Silence, Spirit, Vocation, Wisdom, Work, Worship

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