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Light Arising; Thoughts on the Central Radiance - Primary Source Edition
Caroline Emelia Stephen
No preview available - 2013
Agnosticism Agnostics beauty become believe belong BISHOPSGATE blessed central certainly Christ Christian claim condition consciousness consider course creeds deeper deepest degree depths desire difference Divine guidance doctrine doubt dwell experience eyes fact faith fear of death feel figure of Light Friends George Fox glory habit heart Hibbert Journal human illumination individual inevitable inner Inner Light innermost region instinct John Woolman Kingdom of Heaven learning less light lives look matter mean mind Mount of transfiguration mystery mystic nature ness Newnham College obedience obvious ourselves outer outward pain perhaps possible practice Presence Quaker tradition question quietness radiance rational mystic reality reason recognise regard religion religious rience Sanctuary seek seems sense shines shrink silence Society solitude soul speak spirit suffering superfluous suppose supreme surely teaching things thought tion true trust truth UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN unseen and eternal vision Voice wonder words
Page 135 - Myself when young did eagerly frequent Doctor and saint, and heard great argument About it and about; but evermore Came out by the same door where in I went.
Page 97 - and acknowledge our trust to be in God only, may walk in the light, and therein examine our foundation and motives in holding great estates! May we look upon our treasures, and the furniture of our houses, and the garments in which we array ourselves, and try whether the seeds of war have nourishment in these our possessions, or not.
Page 157 - as the sunset clouds. Need we wrap them all in the same thick veil of gloomy language and ceremonial ? At any rate, the feelings with which we contemplate the termination of our own earthly life must vary indefinitely in different individuals, and in the same individual at different times; and it would be a matter of deep interest to compare our respective
Page 79 - He is in Heaven and thou upon earth, therefore let thy words be few
Page 96 - the rising up of a desire to obtain wealth is the beginning: this desire, being cherished, moves to action, and riches thus gotten please self; and while self has a life in them, it desires to have them defended. Wealth is attended with power, by which bargains
Page 76 - Then thought I to understand this, but it was too hard for me, until I went into the Sanctuary of God...
Page 85 - His goings forth are prepared as the morning, and He shall come unto us as the
Page 97 - and proceedings contrary to universal righteousness are supported; and here oppression, carried on with worldly policy and order, clothes itself with the name of justice, and becomes like a seed of discord in the soul; and as a spirit which wanders from the pure habitation prevails, so the seeds of war swell and sprout, and grow, and become strong, until much fruit is ripened.
Page 107 - And if the salt have lost its savour, wherewith shall it be salted ? In