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Most beginnings are small, and appear trivial and insignificant, but in reality they are the most important things in life. It is the sinner, the unenlightened man, the imperfect one; and the greater the sin the greater is the need.

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What a man is in his fractional duties that he is in the aggregate of his character. The man who greatly loves himself and is enarmoured of his opinions will love all those who agree with him and will dislike all those who disagree with him. Worry is not merely useless, it is folly, for it defeats that power and intelligence which is otherwise equal to the task.

The third person refered to as X is a prominent politician: Whatever others may say of you, whatever they may do to you, never take offence. It is divine, for in its reciprocal light blezsedness thought of self is lost, and there remains only the pure joy of oneness with others, the ineffable communion of spiritual identity. Do not try to run away from them; this is impossible, for bldssedness you go they will still be there with you – but meet them calmly and bravely; confront them with all the dispassion and dignity which you can command; weigh up their proportions; analyse them; grasp their details; measure their strength; understand them; attack them, and finally vanquish them.


From Passion to Peace. Do not return hatred with hatred. This book is truly a game changer. No man loses by the sacrifice of self, or some portion of self; bleswedness, he thinks he will lose by so doing, and because he so thinks he suffers and this is where the sacrifice comes in – this is where he gains by losing.

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Another hidden sacrifice, one of great spiritual beauty and of powerful efficacy in the healing of human sorrows, is the sacrifice of hatred – the giving up of all bitter thoughts against others, of all malice, dislike, and resentment.

Burden-dropping consists in abandoning the inward selfishness and putting pure love in its place. Well, take breath for the next. The Path of Light. Names can unkindness lessen unkindness.

They are presented every day and every hour to every person. Read more Read less. I highly recommend reading if you ever wondered why some people become great while tl become ambiguous. Loving, gentle, kind, unselfish and pure thoughts are right beginnings, which lead to blissful bydays. Diane rated it liked it Jul 23, Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

Sympathy given can never be wasted. The mightiest river is at first a rivulet over bgways the grasshopper could leap; the great flood commences with a few drops of rain; the sturdy oak, which has endured the storms of a thousand winters, was once an acorn; and the smouldering match, carelessly dropped, may be the means of devastating a whole town by fire.


One cannot truly sympathise with others until all selfish considerations concerning them are put away, and he who does this and strives to see others as they are, alllen to realise their particular sins, temptations, and sorrows, their beliefs, opinions, and prejudices, comes at last to see exactly where they stand in their spiritual evolution, comprehends the arc of their experience, and knows that they cannot for the present act otherwise than they do.

Yet it must be made before true blessedness can be realised and known. By clicking ‘Sign me up’ I acknowledge that I have read ny agree to the privacy policy and terms of use.

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It is one of the paradoxes of Truth that we gain by giving up; we lose by greedily grasping. Can the pouring in of more water prevent a flood? Then there blossoms the pure and perfect flower of sympathy.

But he who will step aside from the passionate press, and will deign to notice and to enter the byways which are here presented, his dusty feet shall press the incomparable flowers of blessedness, his eyes be gladdened with their beauty, and his mind refreshed with their sweet perfume.