Theosophical Path; Illustrated Monthly ... Volume 18

Theosophical Path; Illustrated Monthly ... Volume 18

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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. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...on the material plane such wonderful evolutions of practical things for the world as we see all about us, if he can bring to the recognition of people such masterly secrets of material life, does it not stand to reason that behind all this power, deeper still in the recesses of his own nature, there are secrets that can be evolved and brought out, not only for the perfection of his own life, for the development of his own soul, but for the spiritual advancement of all humanity? If we can take these ideas and simply try to apply them to our smallest efforts, we shall find in a short time that all that is unpleasant in life, even that which sometimes seems unjust and unfair, will present more optimistic aspects, from which we can work intelligently. The things that are so discouraging at present that they seem to be carrying all humanity along the path of retrogression, will take on another appearance; because, as I have said, when once man is sure of his divinity, once sure of that deeper consciousness which is the permanent and higher part of his nature, once sure that he is part of the great heart of the world, he will know that as he works constantly, conscientiously, and unselfishly in the smallest duty, he is working with the Higher Law and has the companionship and the help of the Higher Law. No matter how happy a person may be, he is never satisfied; and it is really quite difficult for me to understand then how anyone can turn aside from the teachings of Theosophy, with all their splendid optimistic and encouraging aspects. Two things, we know, cannot occupy the same place at the same time. The mind of man today is burdened with the transient things of life. He has accumulated so many non-essential ideas that, though he may have more

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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 435g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236968409
  • 9781236968401