Spiritual Champion in a Temporal World

“Beloved Soul, mark: if thou wilt be a Champion in thy Savior Christ against death and hell, and would have thy young graft grow and become a tree in the Kingdom of Christ, thou must go on, and stand fast in thy first earnest purpose. It is as much as thy paternal inheritance is worth,…

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Permanent Spirit and the Creation

“God is the creator from all eternity, and He creates when He wills, in His infinite goodness, through His co-essential Logos and Spirit. Do not raise the objection: ‘Why did he create at a particular moment since He is good from all eternity?’ For I reply that the unsearchable wisdom of the infinite essence does…

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Immaterial Ideas and the Philosophy of Leibnitz

“German philosophy had its inception with Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibnitz, whose theories are permeated with the qualities of optimism and idealism. … “Matter reduced to its ultimate particles ceases to exist as a substantial body, being resolved into a mass of immaterial ideas or metaphysical units of power: to which Liebnitz applied the term monad….

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Spiritual Dreams, Physical Dreams, and Understanding Them

“Now when the gate of the senses is closed during sleep, these other impressions began to emerge confusedly, and the dreamer becomes aware of experiences in another world. But … these experiences consist at first merely of pictures engraved in the spiritual world by our mental activity attached to the physical senses. Only developed Lotus…

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