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Light Arising; Thoughts on the Central Radiance - Primary Source Edition
Caroline Emelia Stephen
No preview available - 2013
actual appears attempt beauty become believe belong central certainly Christ Christian claim clear common condition consciousness consider course danger death deep deepest depend depths desire difference direction Divine doctrine doubt eternal existence experience eyes fact faith fear feel felt Friends give glory growing guidance habit hand heart hold hope human important individual inner innermost interest kind largely learning least less light lives look matter mean meet mind mystery mystic nature necessary obedience object obvious ourselves outward passing perhaps possible practice Presence Quaker question quietness reality reason recognise regard region religious result revelation Sanctuary seek seems seen sense shines silence Society solitude soul speak spirit stillness suffering superfluous suppose surely teaching things thought true trust truth universal Voice wonder worship
Page 121 - 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 83 - 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 143 - 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 65 - He is in Heaven and thou upon earth, therefore let thy words be few
Page 82 - 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 62 - Then thought I to understand this, but it was too hard for me, until I went into the Sanctuary of God...
Page 71 - His goings forth are prepared as the morning, and He shall come unto us as the
Page 83 - 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 93 - And if the salt have lost its savour, wherewith shall it be salted ? In