Homeward Journey of the Spirit and Soul

“The homeward journey of man’s spirit, then, may be thought of as due to the push of a divine life within, answering to the pull of a divine life without. It is only possible because there is already in that spirit a certain kinship with the Divine, a capacity for Eternal Life; and the mystics,…

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Impervious Student in an Imperfect World

“The student is impervious to all influences which would divert him from the goal he has set himself, as long as he can regard it as the right goal. For him, obstacles contain a challenge that impels him to surmount them, but never a reason for giving up. … “The student suppresses all superfluous criticism…

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Conscious Man Developing a Conscious World

“In future ages there will be conscious participation on the part of man in the higher worlds after death in this work of building up the lower kingdoms of Nature. The consciousness of man will govern the circumstances whereby a new civilization comes into being. Concurrently with the appearance of a new flora. The divine…

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Pythagoras: Mystical Philosopher and Mathematician

“Pythagoras was said to have been the first man to call himself a philosopher; in fact, the world is indebted to him for the word philosopher. Before that time, the wise men called themselves sages, which was interpreted to mean those who know. Pythagoras was more modest. He coined the word philosopher, which he defined…

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