Category Archives: Listening

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

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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

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THE WAY

It cannot be otherwise than well that we find the Kingdom while here; that we realise the reign of the Spirit, which is the reign of God in the mind and heart and life. It serves us here; and it … Continue reading

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HEALING LIGHT

God’s light shines both within us and without us, and by learning to receive Him within we begin to perceive Him without. This being so, let us gladly seek Him without as well as within. As we fill our beings … Continue reading

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ESSENCE

The almost startling fact of the essential oneness of the human with the Divine, was the realisation and the teaching of Jesus. That the Divine works in and through the human in the degree that we are able in our … Continue reading

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DIVINE NATURE

Spiritual character building is from within outward. Spiritual character lives in man; it is what God has engraved on man’s soul, ready for development through man’s spiritual efforts. Man builds spiritual character by consciously functioning in God-Mind, where, laying hold … Continue reading

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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

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PRICELESS POSSESSION

There are many believers in the inward light as the direct witness of the Spirit, the true reason for worship. Every earnest Christian has some experience of inward piety akin to divine love. We all believe that “the pure in … Continue reading

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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

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