Cleaning House Mentally for Spiritual Growth

“Every person in whom the mystical instinct awakes soon discovers in himself certain tastes or qualities which interrupt the development of that instinct. Often these tastes and qualities are legitimate enough upon their own plane;but they are a drain upon the energy of the self, preventing her from attaining the intenser life for which she…

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Thought Character and Developing a Good One

“The character of thought we think or put out affects our business favorably or unfavorably. It influences others for or against us. It is an element felt pleasantly or unpleasantly by others. … The prevailing state of mind, or character of thought, shapes the body and features. It makes us ugly or pleasing, attractive or…

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Eternal Mind of Spirit and Awakening It

“The light in the eternal Mind springs up out of the recomprehended Will to meekness and light, that it might be freed from the Darkness. … And in this shining of the sharpness stands the omnipotence, for it breaks the Darkness in itself, and makes the joy and great Meekness like that when a man…

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Seven Senses are Better than Five

“The occult claim that there are seven senses in man, as in nature, as there are seven states of consciousness, is corroborated. … The Brahmana speaks in it ‘of the institution of the seven sacrificial priests (Hotris)’. He says: ‘The nose and the eyes, and the tongue, and the skin and the ear as the…

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