Category Archives: Silence

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

Posted in Conversion, Eternity, Freedom, God, Heaven, Inner Life, Joy, Listening, Meditation, Receiving, Silence, Worship

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

SELF

In that painful moment when the finite self discovers its own nothingness it again turns by contrast to the larger Self … (I can) perceive my all-knowing Self as a living intuition in those happy moments when I am lifted … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmation, Freedom, Growth, Guidance, Inner Life, Jesus, Mind, Perfection, Silence, Vocation

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

Posted in Christ, Faith, Giving, Guidance, Heaven, Inner Life, Listening, Prayer, Receiving, Silence, Soul, Spirit, Trust

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

Posted in Comfort, Eternity, Freedom, Infinity, Jesus, Prayer, Psalm 23, Rest, Silence, Trust

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

Posted in Atonement, Creation, Faith, God, Guidance, Healing, Inner Life, Light, Listening, Prayer, Receiving, Silence

POWER

They live by the Spirit who know that Spirit as it is personally perceived, as it illumines each soul. The Father has a special message for each which he will declare to those who listen in peace, in love and … Continue reading

Posted in Christ, Freedom, God, Growth, Guidance, Hope, Inner Life, Life, Love, Peace, Receiving, Silence, Spirit

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

Posted in Affirmation, Freedom, Guidance, Inner Life, Listening, Mind, Rest, Silence, Thought

GOD’S TRUTH

“God’s truth” is not a final attainment, but an ever-increasing illumination; it is the secret inward reality; the cause, the meaning, the relation of everything; it is that spiritual realization of conscious life in God towards which the human soul … Continue reading

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HEALING SUN

All that Christ was and is still attracts the soul that sees it. If an eclipse dims or veils the sight of him for the moment, we may be sure that this warm, healing Sun of our life has not … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmation, Christ, Comfort, Healing, Reality, Silence, Truth