The Strenuous Life Spiritual and The Submissive Life (Google eBook)

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R.F. Fenno, 1912 - Ontology - 117 pages
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Page 12 - I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life, the life of toil and effort, of labor and strife; to preach that highest form of success which comes, not to the man who desires mere easy peace, but to the man who does not shrink from danger, from hardship, or from bitter toil, and who out of these wins the splendid ultimate triumph.
Page 21 - The cloistered virtue which timidly shrinks from all contact with the rough world of actual life, and the uneasy, selfconscious vanity which misnames itself virtue, and which declines to cooperate with whatever does not adopt its own fantastic standard...
Page 58 - These have power to shut heaven, that it rain not in the days of their prophecy : and have power over waters to turn them to blood, and to smite the earth with all plagues, as often as they will.
Page 39 - ... plane, and is, indeed, in itself an allegorical illustration of just this law. Remember, always, that you are but a Centre in the Ocean of Life, and that all others are Centres in the same ocean, and that underlying both and all of you is the same calm bed of Life and Knowledge, the property of all. The highest and the lowest are part of the same One Life — each of you has the same life blood flowing through your veins — you are connected with every other form of life, high or low, with invisible...
Page 41 - These circles correspond ti the three aspects of God, which are without beginning, and end in God, though externalized only during active manifestation. TABLE OF VIBRATIONS WHOSE EFFECTS ARE RECOGNIZED AND STUDIED BY SCIENCE Number of Vibrations per second 1st Octave 2 2d 4 3d 8 4th 16 5th 32 6th 64 7th 128 8th 256 Sound.
Page 12 - A life of slothful ease, a life of that peace which springs merely from lack either of desire or of power to strive after great things, is as little worthy of a nation as of an individual. I ask only that what every selfrespecting American demands from himself and from his sons shall be demanded of the American nation as a whole. Who among you would teach your boys that ease, that peace, is to be the first consideration in their eyes — to be the ultimate goal after which they strive?
Page 126 - Occultism." Professor Van der Naillen has written several books on this always interesting subject, each of which has been appreciatively received both in this country and in Europe. "On the Heights of Himalay," now in hand, has already reached the sixth edition in English, and the demand for foreign translations keeps pace with its popularity in America and England. This book is written in narrative form, a study of love, renunciation and spiritual triumph forming its thread of plot.
Page 12 - I, the Lord Jesus Christ, am the writer of this book by revelation, through this medium, Archie Inger "Christ," and I have interpreted the meaning of John's revelations, which should be interpreted in this last day, to prepare the way of my last coming upon the earth.
Page 48 - Not divided, or not to be divided; existing as one distinct being or object; single; one." The same authority informs us that the word arises from the Latin word individuus, meaning "indivisible; not divisible.
Page 126 - On the Heights of Himalay* and 'In the Sanctuary.' "In the latter the life of hero, Marins, was followed to the attainment of a degree of knowledge that gave him the highest degree in the Order of the Magi, that of Magus. In the present story his work in the uplifting of his fellow mortals by teaching them how to obtain the same...

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