Category Archives: Rest

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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REST – Part 2

I wonder if you have ever noticed that no biblical poet or prophet sets the thought of God’s greatness over against the thought of man’s littleness in order to make man feel insignificant and of no consequence. On the contrary, … 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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PEACE

Whatever your problem, begin in the same way. Start with the realisation that God is present within and around you, and so enter into the realisation of the divine presence that it shall be a living reality to you, a … Continue reading

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GOD’S PART

There are some things which we are to do ourselves, but there are others which God does not expect us to do. (… I speak of ourselves as the conscious part of us.) They are His part, and our greatest … Continue reading

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LIVING STILLNESS

There is a perfect passivity which is not indolence. It is a living stillness born of trust. In this effort of ours to bring into manifestation the good which we know belongs to every child of God, it is when … 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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PERFECT CREATION – PERFECT PSALM

There is a short simple Psalm–the twenty-third, written by an ancient Palestine shepherd in shepherd’s pictorial language, which through the centuries has impressed almost all types of minds as a picture of life that belongs in the list of perfect … Continue reading

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CLOUDS of GOLD

“In the summer of 1892, a young British physician named Wilfred Grenfell arrived at the Labrador coast aboard the medical vessel Albert. He would spend the rest of his life providing medical services to Labrador and northern Newfoundland.”  – Youtube, … Continue reading

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INFINITE LADDER

In a peaceful rural location near Lexington, Kentucky, there is a Shaker village restoration “Pleasant Hill”. Years ago, we went there many times when visiting family. After enjoying the excellent Shaker-style food at the restaurant, we wandered the settlement, trying … Continue reading

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