Library of Health Volume 1

Library of Health Volume 1

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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. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ... to all mankind; otherwise we shall meet with only partial success--perhaps absolute failure. We are bound together by invisible ties. We possess the same life, and are controlled and directed by the same Intelligence. It is through advancing into a more harmonious relationship with one another that we gradually arrive at a comprehension of the unity of life. On every side we perceive many degrees of development--all good, for they represent so many stages of growth. We find persons that have developed but little more than their sense-nature. They might be spoken of as being on the animal plane of existence. All their happiness is to be found in the things that appeal to them from the stand-point of the senses. They enjoy what they eat and drink--in fact all their pleasures are in the physical world. Such a person may be perfectly harmonious--strong and well--if he obey the laws that regulate being on that plane, and is not given to excess. When a man is in perfect harmony with himself he is in harmony with his environment; and perfect harmony ever results in perfect health and happiness, no matter what the plane of existence. It is when a desire for growth enters the mind that discord arises. There are many reasons for this, but chief among them is the force of habit. A man living on the animal plane forms certain habits, but when the time comes for him to develop into a higher life, or higher understanding, he finds that the habits acquired on a lower plane are no longer useful to him in his struggle for something better. Instead of being useful, they prove but drawbacks; hence he tries to throw them off. In his own mind he is perfectly willing to give them up, but he finds this not an easy matter. Something seems tirging him to...show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236979389
  • 9781236979384