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Byways of Blessedness by James Allen

If a man has such deep love for his fellow-men that he is anxious to do a great work for humanity he will manifest that surpassing love always and in the place where he now is.

The helpless frailty of the dumb creation calls for the exercise of the deepest sympathy. These two common instances of wrong-doing will serve to illustrate and make plainer, to those of my readers who, while searching for Truth, are as yet doubtful, uncertain, and confused, the deep Truth that all sin, or evil, is a condition of ignorance and therefore to be dealt with in a loving and not a hateful spirit. The sacrifice of self, and the acquisition of the supreme knowledge and bliss which it confers, is not accomplished by one great and glorious act but by a series of lesser and successive sacrifices in the ordinary life of the world, by a succession of steps in the daily conquest of Truth over selfishness.

As in things material a load is only undertaken as a necessary means of transference, and is never a source of sorrow, so in things spiritual a burden should only be taken up as a means towards some good and necessary end, which, when attained, the burden is put aside; and the carrying of such a burden, far from being a source of grief would be a cause for rejoicing. The mind, through ignorance creates its own burdens and inflicts its own punishments.

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He who, when he sees another suffering for his sin, hardens his heart and thinks or says: Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

If a man thinks he is separated from another by virtue of his superior holiness he is not so separated, and his darkness and delusion are very great. He who does any necessary thing in a niggardly and complaining spirit, hunting the while after unnecessary pleasures, lashes himself with the scorpions of misery jwmes disappointment, and imposes upon himself a doubly-weighted burden of weariness and unrest under which he incessantly groans. Contains lots of timeless wisdom.

Byways of Blessedness

True will-power consists in overcoming the irritabilities, follies, rash impulses and moral lapses which accompany the daily life of the individual, and which are apt to manifest themselves on every hlessedness provocation; and in developing calmness, self-possession, and dispassionate action in the press and heat of worldly duties, and in the midst of the passionate and unbalanced throng.

Should he neglect the beginning – namely, the obtaining of a mathematical plan – his labour would be wasted, and his building, should it reach completion without tumbling to pieces, would be insecure and worthless. Bring a right, an unselfish, state of heart to the thing, and lo!

He kept the mouse in an old boot in his cell, fed, tended, and loved it, and in his love for the weak and helpless he forgot and lost his hatred for the strong. The grown flower is not something distinct from the tree: The Untethered Soul by Michael Blessednesw When love of pleasure is to the fore, heaviness and anguish compose the rear.

When we thoughtlessly or callously inflict suffering or destroy, then our divine life becomes obscured, and its joy fades and dies. Classic Self Improvement Book. Works of Jeanne Guyon.

Sympathy is bliss; in it is revealed the highest, purest blessedness. No man would put a venomous snake in his pocket because it is prettily coloured. Then there blossoms the pure and perfect flower of sympathy. Fantastic book to read, highlight, and re-read.


Byways to Blessedness

Just How to Wake the Blewsedness Plexus. Perhaps it is anger or unkindness. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Do not be deluded; until thou doest, with utmost faithfulness, the nearer and the lesser thou canst not do the farther blesesdness greater. The wisdom in this book is extraordinarily brilliant.

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Father Jean-Pierre de Caussade. See how in the material world everything proceeds from small beginnings.

See that your every fleeting moment is strong, pure, and purposeful; put earnestness and unselfishness into every passing task and duty; make your every thought, word, and deed sweet and true; allem learning, by practice and experience, the inestimable value of the small things of life, you will gather, little by little, abundant and enduring blessedness. Blexsedness, for instance, at X- a man totally evil, given up entirely to selfishness and ambition; surely great torments are reserved for so unprincipled a man.

His home will be filled with it, and the beauty and sweetness and peace of his unselfish love will follow wherever he goes, making happy those about him and transmuting all things into good.

It is hidden away from the eyes of all the world, nay, even from the gaze of those who are nearest to you, for no eyes of flesh can perceive its spiritual beauty.

His character from moment to moment is a graduating quantity, to or from which some measure of good is added or subtracted during every moment, and the gain or loss is involved, even to absoluteness, in each thought, word, and deed as these follow each other in rapid sequence.

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