Category Archives: Prayer

BEGINNING

The New Year is a time for reflection, as thankfulness for the past and opportunities to come. This blog deals heavily with the inner life, the reality of God’s everlasting Presence. But what does this mean in the day-to-day world? … Continue reading

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SOURCE

When Jesus says, “Before Abraham was, I am;” “Search the scriptures … they are they which testify of me;” “Come unto me all ye that labor and are heavy laden,” he is plainly not calling the weary and distressed to … Continue reading

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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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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

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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

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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

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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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AGNOSTIC

Agnostics have said to me: “I can accomplish the same things without prayer that you can with prayer. You are just deluding yourself that you are getting help from God. Faith in yourself is all you need.” Faith in one’s … Continue reading

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