Rays from the Rose Cross; A Magazine of Mystic Light Volume 9-11

Rays from the Rose Cross; A Magazine of Mystic Light Volume 9-11

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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. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ... began to reason the thing out in his. mind. Why had he been selected and shown so many wonderful things? It was not to gratify his curiosity, that was certain. It was not that he might here and there pick out some one to whom he could bring a moderate degree of consolation for the loss of loved ones, although that was doubtless, one of the minor purposes. What could it be, the great idea which lay behind? It was not that he should cure the sick, although Mr. Campion had told him a great deal about the curing of physical illness by work upon the vital body. It was not that he should tell the story of his adventures in the Land of the Living Dead for he had been especially warned that he must not do this since spiritual experiences will not stand repeating, and lx1sides, he had been told that he would not be believed. He remembered that the greatest ITcaler Who had ever lived had never, so far as he could recall, gone out of His way to heal. He had healed many, it is true, but only, as it were, as a side issue, only healing those who had obtruded themselves upon ITim and whose demands had been more or less insistent. Then what was he to do? For what great purpose had he leen instructed? Healing was not the great reason, nor comforting of the sorrowful. Training of his own personality as an end in itself was out of the question--for that woidd have involved the element of selfishness. It must be something which he was 1o pass on to others--that much was clear, and he began to reason from analogy. Suppose, he thought, he were a very wealthy man, what could he do with his money in order to accomplish most? For one thing, he could give money to those in need. But, on the other hand, giving money to the newly is not always wise. It is apt to...show more

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  • Paperback | 636 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 33mm | 1,120g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236848357
  • 9781236848352