Category Archives: Vocation

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

DIVINE ENERGY

Religion is not a business by and for itself, which a man may practice apart from his other occupations, perhaps on certain fixed days and hours; but it is the inmost spirit, that penetrates, inspires, and pervades all our Thought … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Freedom, Giving, Inner Life, Receiving, Truth, Vocation, Work

MOTHERS DAY, 2019

Proverbs 31:10-31 The Bible in Modern English; Section the Fourth Translated by Ferrar Fenton Fourth Edition, 1906 The Good Wife (Translator’s Note – Every couplet of the following exquisitely beautiful poem begins in the original with a letter of the … Continue reading

Posted in Comfort, Giving, Guidance, Healing, Jesus, Kindness, Life, Trust, Vocation, Wisdom, Work

TOUCH of GENIUS

Consecration in some degree is involved in any sane or rational life. It is only the person who can forget himself, and become absorbed in some large aim or end of life, that can enter into the joy of living; … Continue reading

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DIVINE IMPERATIVE

The will of God is the divine imperative, the cosmic urge for self-expression, the irresistible impulse of the light to shine, the joyous invitation of the Infinite, persuading man to come up higher in thought, feeling and action.  – J. … Continue reading

Posted in Asking, Growth, Guidance, Heaven, Jesus, Kindness, Prayer, Receiving, Vocation, Wisdom

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

Posted in Freedom, Growth, Life, Peace, Rest, Truth, Vocation, Work

SHIFTING GOALS

“Progression to higher things is an eternal law of the soul…” “One presses forward to a particular goal; and upon arrival there, new ideals have been presented to consciousness so that (one) may not always recognize when a desire is … Continue reading

Posted in Creation, Eternity, Growth, Guidance, Heaven, Perfection, Vocation

LIGHT DAY by DAY

“When we cease to think shadows and lack of knowledge and begin to call to mind the teachings of Jesus Christ, we shall find the light shining for us. We shall not care to peer into the past, nor to … Continue reading

Posted in Christ, Comfort, Hope, Jesus, Light, Mind, Thought, Vocation

TRUE SELVES

“Our true selves are at one with God, undivided from Him, expressing His ideas, witnessing to His nature–the dynamic Thinking of that Mind.”  – Emmet Fox, Power Through Constructive Thinking, 1932. Psalm 139: 14 – 17 I praise You [Lord] … Continue reading

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