The Silent Life

The Silent Life

When we look at the universe, we find there are two aspects of existence: firstly, life; secondly, the condition which compared with what we call life seems to be lifeless. The one aspect of existence we call life, the other aspect we overlook. We divide it into...
Trust for the Sake of the Trust.

Trust for the Sake of the Trust.

The TRUST that is sent by heaven is the ideal given to man. That is his charge in life, his responsibility in life. To take care of this and prove worthy of this responsibility and position that has been given to us, that is what should prove to be our...
Blessed are They that Mourn

Blessed are They that Mourn

The idea of mourning is distasteful to the world in general. People say, “Let us enjoy ourselves and be happy; there is plenty of sorrow in the world without choosing to mourn”, and they strive after happiness in whatever way they can. But these passing...
The Freedom of the Soul.

The Freedom of the Soul.

Freedom is such, that it is desired by every creature. From this we see that it is the soul’s tendency and the spirit’s longing to become free. Animals and birds, however carefully educated and tended by us, still have the instinct to avoid being...
Struggle and Resignation

Struggle and Resignation

There are two distinct paths through which one attains the spiritual goal, and they are quite contrary to one another: one is the path of resignation, the other the path of struggle. No doubt in the path of struggle there is also resignation, and in the path of...