Greater Light of Spirit, Lesser Light of Matter

“Reason will object and say, is it not right for a man to attain the Light of God, and also the light of the outward Nature and Reason, that he may be able to order his life wisely, as the scripture directs? “Yes, it is very right; nothing can be more profitable to a man,…

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Souls and the Divine Light of Heaven

“I said to the savior, Master, will all the souls then be led safely into pure light? He answered and said to me, These are great matters that have arisen in your mind, and it is difficult to explain them to anyone except those of the unshakable race. Those upon whom the spirit of life…

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Soul Birth is Real Birth

“To the Eleusinian philosophers, birth into the physical worlds was death in the fullest sense of the word, and the only true birth was that of the spiritual soul of man rising out of the womb of his own fleshly nature. ‘The soul is dead that slumbers,’ says Longfellow, and in this he strikes the…

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Governing With the Wisdom of the Soul

“When the mob governs, man is ruled by ignorance; when the church governs, he is ruled by superstition; and when the state governs, he is ruled by fear. Before man can live together in harmony and understanding, ignorance must be transformed into wisdom, superstition into an illuminated faith, and fear into love. …From age to…

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