Mastering Self

“The student must himself give birth to a new and higher man within himself. This higher man now becomes the inner ruler who directs the circumstances of the outer man with sure guidance. As land as the outer man has the upper hand and control, this inner man is his slave and therefore cannot unfold…

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The Mystic Path to Ultimate Knowledge

“The mystics, again, are, by their very constitution, acutely conscious of the free and active ‘World of Becoming,’ the Divine Immanence and its travail. It is in them and they are in it: or, as they put it in their blunt theological way, ‘the Spirit of God is within you.’ But they are not satisfied…

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Random Thoughts 1-25-2015

I was pleased to hear in the news recently that drinking coffee may prevent some forms of skin cancer. Not that I am particularly concerned about cancer (none of my relatives have died from cancer, as far as I know), but anytime I’m given a reason to drink coffee, I’ll take it.   I certainly…

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Animal, Mineral, or Divine Being?

“Man becomes king of the brutes only by subduing or taming them: otherwise he will be their victim or slave. Brutes are … our passions; they are the instinctive forces of nature. The world is a field of battle, where liberty struggles with inertia by the opposite of active force. Physical laws are millstones; if…

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