Higher Consciousness has Practical Value

“Here the practical man, who has been strangely silent during the last stages of our discourse [on spiritual development], shakes himself like a terrier which has achieved dry land again after a bath; and asks … ‘What is the use of all this?’ “’You have introduced me,’ he says further, ‘to some curious states of…

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Confession to Men, Confession to God

“Men mistake in thinking that the only confession is that made with the voice before magistrates; there is another confession made in the life and conversation, by faith and works corresponding to the faith. The first confession may be made by a hypocrite; and it is one not required of all; … the other confession…

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Awaken the Soul With a Spiritual Fountain

“O enfolded sleeping soul, unaware of the life fountain within from which you may drink, unfeeling of the throbbing life all about us, now is your hour. Prepare yourself for the great awakening. The bright light of wisdom awaits to encircle you, as you stand before the awful door within the sacred Temple of Mystery….

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The Anchor of Materialism and the Lower Self

“In humanity, the lower is not supreme; it is an accompaniment; but neither does the better rule unfailingly; the lower element also has a footing, and Man, therefore, lives in part under sensation, for he has the organs of sensation, and in large part even by the merely vegetative principle, for the body grows and…

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