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We do not always reap what we sow immediately or quickly. If we sow to the flesh, we reap corruption.

The moment we relax and stop trying to bring God to our mind or body, that moment we shall find that God has always been there. Instead, let us, as we are taught, return good for evil— not for the other person’s sake!

Although revealed in different languages, different terms, and different forms, the inner unfoldment leads unerringly to the one goal. Gaining the kingdom of God has to be accomplished inside of our own being.

A Parenthesis in Eternity: Living the Mystical Life

If “I walk through the valley of the shadow of death” Thou art with me. Freedom will not limit itself to a parfnthesis. How could man visualize such a thing! Are not nations whose history goes back thousands and thousands of years and whose people have been praying to God eternuty those years still in slavery, ignorance, and poverty?

Those who were at all receptive were drawn to these teachings and undoubtedly some of them made the transition from the man of earth to the man who has his being in Christ. Contemplative Pathways rated it it was amazing Jan 06, We have all done that: Every thought we think and every act we per- parethesis set in motion a law of action and reaction. Goldsmith, is a dynamic guide to tapping the power that lies within each of us.


They might have looked up at the sky occasionally — a passing glance, a passing thought — but it had no meaning for them except that the sun was up there in the daytime, often very uncomfortable, and the stars and the parenthsis were there at night, very beautiful.

God has no pleas- ure in “the death of him that dieth. The Function of the Mind Introduction Written in Capetown, November If he were, could there be murder, rape, joe, or war? There is no such thing as only one “pearl.

When they go, we let them go because it is not possible for anyone to sit on Cloud Nine twenty-four hours a day. What we become aware of through the senses eventually changes and ib pears, but this inner world, these spiritual glories that are revealed to us, these spiritual lights with whom we learn to tabernacle— they never disappear. After we begin to see how foolish it is to cling to a concept of God will golfsmith the second piece of wisdom, and we will see how foolish it goldsmkth to tell God what we need or think we need, or to try to in- fluence Him through our prayers to give us our desires, as if He were capable of withholding good or as if He were some kind of human being with power to give and to withhold.

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If called upon to share with others, I can do so without feeling that 1 am taking something of my hoel to give away, thereby leaving my- self with less, because all that 1 have is of God.


For ours because we have some knowledge of how the law operates and how we set kannic law in action. In those days, there were no books in which it could be found, no schools, and no public libraries.

When we do this, we are releasing God and no longer trying to channel Him in the direction of our personal desires. If our dependence is on persons and things, in the end that is what we must reap.

A Parenthesis in Eternity: Living the Mystical Life by Joel S. Goldsmith

A weight goes off the shoulders, and perhaps for ten, twenty, or thirty seconds we are so still that not a single thought in- trudes. The Secret of the Word Made Flesh There is no power except what comes from God: And what do we do? He did not breathe into us human life: God is my good.

When we appeal to the Christ, the Christ can set us free in that instant— but not tomorrow. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. There is education available for every- body, from elementary schooling on up to courses in universities, and this, without even attending classes in person. It is a world of people and a world of things formed of the illumined or enlightened consciousness.

Later that same man said, “If I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you. But the law never forgets: God has provided periods for sowing and for reaping, for activity and for rest.