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God Unfolding Itself 1/4

February 15, 2020 // 0 Comments

Now that’s right out of scripture, He that is within me is greater than he that is in the world, and then we’d feel a sense of release inside and say, “Oh, thank God. There is something within me—a presence, a power that is greater than the situation that I have to face today and it will carry me through. [...]

Attain That Mind (4/4)

November 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

There is not far-off God singling you out for special favors, but there is a God of whom one of our great poets wrote: “Speak to Him thou, for He hears, and Spirit with Spirit can meet. Closer is He than breathing, and nearer than hands and feet.” He is closer to you than breathing, and this God within you, this power, this divine love, this infinite wisdom is ready, as you permit it, to perform all you are given to do. [...]

Starting the Contemplative Life (4/5)

November 2, 2014 // 0 Comments

But do you not see that He can’t do it if we take the reins and run away? If we take thought for what we shall eat or what we shall drink or wherewithal we shall be clothed. We’re leaving no room for any He. It’s all “me,” the very “me” that should be dying daily in order that “I” can be reborn. [...]