Category Archives: Listening

PRAYER, THE MYSTIC WAY

Introduction (mjd): The common denominator in countless writings that have interested me over many years is – put simply – silence: prayer as listening, not dictating to the Almighty. How we wish at times that communication of the richness of … Continue reading

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MUSIC & TIME

Music – so bonded to the deep meaning of Christmas Time – bonded to our hope and expectations for the New Year which follows. Some random personal reflections on the parallels between performing music and the practice of Christian spiritual … Continue reading

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GRACE

God is within you now, and you are in God now; you already have God’s presence where you are; but it is your conscious remembrance of that Presence which brings it into manifestation. The light is attained in that moment … Continue reading

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JOINT HEIRS

Always remember that God, the Mind of you, has prepared for you all that is necessary for the fulfillment of your individual experience. You are never outside the harmony of God’s being. Cultivate the consciousness of the presence of God … Continue reading

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PERFECT PASSIVITY

There is a perfect passivity which is not indolence. It is a living stillness born of trust. There are some things which we are to do ourselves, but there are others which God does not expect us to do. … … Continue reading

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MEASURE of the SPIRIT

The measure of the spirit – of inner light – that we are given is the measure intended by the Creator so that we may live out the intent for our time here. Ultimately the point is not to compare … Continue reading

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SOURCE

In understanding God as the Source, there is nothing that we are spending–not strength, years, wisdom, substance, or life-force–because it was not ours to begin with. It is all pouring through us as we call upon it from an infinite … Continue reading

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DIVINE SELF

That which causes one to pray is really the evidence that the answer is already seeking expression in us. The process of the answer’s coming forth is not really the development on the part of the answer, but rather an … Continue reading

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DIRECTION

One of the supreme moments in my life was the time when I decided to commit my life to the life of prayer. More than a quarter of a century ago I committed my life to the Lord, and it … Continue reading

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FAITH – COMMON SENSE

The principle of common sense, or the natural light which all men possess, is from the Divine Logos, or Word, the emanative sphere of the Divine Intellect. It has been variously denominated by different philosophers as instinct, intuition, feeling, belief, … Continue reading

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