Colloquies with an Unseen Friend

Colloquies with an Unseen Friend

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...and it begins in the family you are surrounded with, when you first manifest in outward form. The Unit is first an atom in the Whole. When the Whole divides into countless fragments, each fragment constitutes a Unity. This Unity in its turn divides and the separated fractions become other fragments or Unities, and these in their turn become races of elementals, animals, men. Each according to its kind evolves towards the perfection he is capable of producing. The Ideal that exists in the Divinity is latent, and ultimately becomes manifest. All souls are first encased in animal forms, and they are called by our earthly scientists families, such as the Felis and others. These again appear each time in a higher grade of manifestation, until the Holy or Divine Logos becomes part of the soul, is the bridegroom quickening it, and the soul becomes Human, capable of evolving into Divinity. Humanity does not begin in the Human form alone, for many higher animals are human in their last manifestation in an animal shape. It depends on the power of love, unselfish, pure selfsacrificc. Therefore there may be Human beings, that are only elementals masquerading in human shape. The border line is never strictly defined; everything overlaps. because all are part of one, and all will return into the Unity, plus the individuality gained during the period Now these family ties are loosened, not cut, and the soul is naturally attracted by its fellows, the ones known best, and follows them instinctively, first as a flock of sheep follow their leader, and afterwards willingly as a dog follows his master, and finally with devotion as a lover seeks his love. Thus the souls group themselves together in well defined families, and to be banished from this group is a...show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 132g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236782917
  • 9781236782915