Category Archives: Meditation

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

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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

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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

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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

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INNER CHAMBER

When you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you. Matthew 6:6 Revised Standard Version of the Bible Prayer is … Continue reading

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CONTAGIOUS PEACE

“Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on thee.” [Isaiah 26:3a] What is this Peace which is promised to us, if we indeed ‘stay our minds’ on God? It is first, the result of a unity … Continue reading

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COMPOSURE

“Composure is truly such when we are able to meet new situations and sudden upheavals with equanimity. This composure may be acquired in various ways, by mental training, by silence and meditation, or through the attainment of an artistic degree … Continue reading

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MORE LIFE

“Health is more life. … We do not have to beseech God. Life more abundant rushes into the souls and bodies of men, as air does into a vacuum, the moment they learn how consciously to relax and, turning toward … Continue reading

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SWEET SPEECH

“Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O LORD, my strength, and my redeemer” Psalm 19:14 King James Version of the Bible “Let my mouth’s speech be sweet. My heart’s … Continue reading

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MEDITATION the PATH to VISION

“There is but one way to gain and keep for one’s own the beautiful vision of God which we have been contemplating with its results in the outer life; it is a way as old as mankind, that of meditation. … Continue reading

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