Category Archives: Vocation

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

Posted in Affirmation, Atonement, Creation, God, Guidance, Life, Mind, Reality, Thought, Vocation

PERSONAL SABBATH

An enduring memory is from a book by Erich Fromm, You Shall Be as Gods, 1969. (As I recall without the book at hand,) Fromm described the Jewish concept of Sabbath as a time for assimilation of the work accomplished … Continue reading

Posted in Giving, Guidance, Healing, Listening, Peace, Power, Receiving, Rest, Vocation

DIVINE PLAN

“We should all build up in consciousness a picture of peace, harmony and beauty and some day it will push itself into visibility. The Divine Idea of your life often flashes across your consciousness as something too good to be … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmation, Guidance, Peace, Receiving, Thought, Trust, Vocation