Category Archives: Soul

DIVINE NATURE

Spiritual character building is from within outward. Spiritual character lives in man; it is what God has engraved on man’s soul, ready for development through man’s spiritual efforts. Man builds spiritual character by consciously functioning in God-Mind, where, laying hold … Continue reading

Posted in Atonement, Faith, God, Inner Life, Listening, Mind, Soul

DIVINE REALITY

Faith is no mere passive, receptive state. It is the soul’s grasp of divine reality, and therefore it implies both vision and obedience to it. In a word, it is dynamic–it is the movement of the whole self toward the … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmation, Asking, Faith, God, Guidance, Inner Life, Listening, Love, Reality, Receiving, Soul, Spirit, Vision

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

Posted in Faith, God, Hope, Listening, Mind, Peace, Rest, Soul, Trust

HEART of REALITY

We are familiar with two ways of dealing with the nature of things: (1) the method of observation and exact description from the outside, the spectator method, and (2) the method of vital experience–discovery of reality by living your way … Continue reading

Posted in Eternity, Freedom, God, Guidance, Jesus, Life, Love, Perfection, Reality, Soul

SUBTLE TRANSFUSION

Prayer is essential, not to the salvation of the soul, for the soul is never lost; but to the conscious well-being of the soul that does not understand itself. There is a vitality in our communion with the Infinite, which … Continue reading

Posted in God, Gratitude, Guidance, Inner Life, Jesus, Listening, Mind, Prayer, Receiving, Soul, Thought

MORE SPIRITUAL LIFE

“Banish rational religious faith and you open the door to superstition and to aberrations of every kind. Deny the soul, and how can you expect man to live otherwise than as an animal? What we see to-day is a reaction … Continue reading

Posted in Jesus, Life, Love, Peace, Soul, Spirit

AFFIRMATION – RECEIVING

We are frequently encouraged to “give,” but can only give what we have received. In simple terms, affirmation and gratitude are the receiving modes in spiritual life. When we give, what joy we feel when the gift is happily, enthusiastically … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmation, Comfort, Death, God, Guidance, Hope, Mercy, Protection, Receiving, Rest, Soul, Trust