Category Archives: Reality

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

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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

Posted in Conversion, God, Guidance, Inner Life, Life, Light, Listening, Peace, Power, Prayer, Reality, Receiving, Silence, Spirit, Vocation, Wisdom, Work, Worship

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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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

Posted in Asking, Faith, Forgiveness, God, Healing, Hope, Prayer, Reality, Spirit, Trust

CONVERSION

The most fundamental change (in life) is the change called conversion. Conversion is the gradual or sudden changing from the Kingdom of Self to the Kingdom of God through the grace and power of Christ. (The soul) stands up under … Continue reading

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REALISM

When (Jesus) finished the Sermon on the Mount, which has been looked on as the very essence of idealism, what was the impression He left upon His hearers? That of an impossible idealist announcing an impossible program? Hardly. He did … Continue reading

Posted in Comfort, Heaven, Honesty, Inner Life, Joy, Life, Mercy, Peace, Power, Reality, Receiving, Vision

INFINITE PERSON

We should think of God, not only as Principle, forever pushing forward into expression; but as Infinite Person. There is something in the human mind that desires to think of God or Spirit as Person. Anything which has been in … Continue reading

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WORSHIP

Worship (is) not an attempt to “butter up” the Almighty and get Him into good temper, but the reverent contemplation of what this Personality must be in Itself; and when we see it to be that Life, Love, Beauty, … … Continue reading

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SIMPLE GIFTS

Christ’s thinking and teaching … dwelt when He pleased in the loftiest region of truths. … Words fell from Him the infinite depth of whose thought we have not fathomed yet. And yet, dwelling in this inner light and breathing … Continue reading

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