Category Archives: Inner Life

BREATHING of the SOUL

Faith finds its appropriate and natural expression in prayer, which, in the system of cure adopted and practised by Christ, and by his primitive followers, occupies a prominent place, and demands consideration. … In the prayer of faith and love … Continue reading

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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

TRUST

Practice trusting God, practice trusting His presence in you, practice trusting God’s presence in others. Practice and continue practicing. Repeat the words: I trust the Spirit within, then let go. Discipline yourself to affirm this at the very moment you … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmation, Asking, Faith, Healing, Inner Life, Listening, Mind, Receiving, Spirit, Trust

HOLY of HOLIES

Religion is too rich and complex to be reduced to any one act or attitude or aspect of life. …But there is one act of life which does bring us in a special and peculiar way into the holy of … Continue reading

Posted in Conversion, Eternity, Freedom, God, Heaven, Inner Life, Joy, Listening, Meditation, Receiving, Silence, Worship

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

THE LIFE

“At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, the Great War (World War I) ends. At 5 a.m. that morning, Germany, bereft of manpower and supplies and faced with imminent invasion, signed an armistice … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmation, Atonement, Comfort, Faith, Freedom, God, Inner Life, Jesus, Light, Reality, Truth

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

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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