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Culture of the Heart

Culture of the Heart

Spirituality is not necessarily intellectuality, nor orthodoxy, nor asceticism. Orthodoxy, asceticism, or intellectual pursuit after truth, are all the various ways people have taken in order to reach the spiritual goal; but the way is not the goal. If there can be a...

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Optimism and Pessimism

Optimism and Pessimism

Optimism represents a spontaneous flow of love; optimism also represents trust in love. This shows that it is love, trusting love which is optimism. Pessimism comes from disappointment, from a bad impression which is there of some hindrance in the past. Optimism gives...

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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 and momentary...

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The Pure Mind

The Pure Mind

Mind Like Water The pure mind does not create phenomena but is a phenomenon itself. A man who wanted a certain bracket for his room did not know where to go in the city to find it. But he had a definite idea in his mind of what it should be like, and as soon as he...

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Vibration

Vibration

All existing things which we see or hear, which we perceive, vibrate. If it were not for vibration, the precious stones would not show us their color and their brilliance; it is vibration which makes the trees grow, the fruit ripen, and the flowers bloom. Our...

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The Personality of God

The Personality of God

That Ethical view of God which conceives of Him as a personality is really a conception of the self, the divine love, power, and inspiration are really within oneself. But when someone who has not truly studied and understood the subject of God's personality begins to...

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