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The James Allen Movement

The Epoch —and—The Light of Reason Founded by James Allen, 1902Editor Mrs. James Allen Vol. XX. November 1918 No. 11 A New Age Service "I see coming upon the earth a new race of men and women—men who will be men indeed strong, upright, noble; too wise to stoop to anger,…
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The Use of Ideals

(At Steinway Hall, Sept. 8th, 1918) Those of you who were here last Sunday will remember that I spoke on the spiritual evolution of the race. We traced the mental and spiritual history of the race from the beginning of history up to our own time, considering the message of…
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True Happiness (Poem)

As there is sorrow not expressed in tears,And anguish dumb caused by elusive fears,So there is happiness, strong and sublimeWhich cannot find expression here in time.Too deep for words; Too tranquil for a smile;Rooted in being free from subtle guile—A spirit fair, it dwells in the unseen,The potent energy of…
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The Path of the Just

Solomon says: "the path of the just is as a shining light, shining more and more unto the perfect day,"—The paths of life are varied and of diversified values. Each presents more or less of attractions for the wayfarer, according as he is predisposed. He may venture upon untried and…
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Looking Forward (Poem)

When the leaves fallDo we not say "They have played their partGiving all through the summer daysShelter and beauty in woodland ways,And mystic music that soothed the heart"—Oh leaves, dear leaves, we watch you fade,Regretfully but undismayed;While boughs are bare and days are drearWe wait for what shall be next…
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Men and Movements

Through the ages of human history, great movements have produced individuals through which they have found expression. The great leaders and teachers of the world have attained preeminence because they were endowed with the power of interpreting the spirit of the age in which they lived. Their personalities were so…
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The Life Beautiful

(Steinway Hall, October 6th, 1918) That life may be beautiful you all acknowledge. Those of you who were here last Sunday and heard the subject for today announced, received that announcement without any surprise. Why? Simply because you are quite sure that life can be beautiful, and that it lies…
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Liberty (Poem)

If ye lay bound upon the wheel of change,And no way were of breaking from the chain,The Heart of boundless Being is a curseThe Soul of Things fell pain. Ye are not bound! The Soul of things is sweet,The Heart of Being is celestial rest;Stronger than woe is will: that…
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The Quest of the Face

"The Quest of the Face." Stephen Graham.Published by Macmillan & Co. "It was Christ who discovered for us that there was only one law—love—and that all other true laws, though seen as separate were part of one and the same law. In science a similar discovery was made by the…
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The Editor's Letter Box

Dear Editor of The Epoch, I wonder if you mind your readers writing to you on everyday difficulties, difficulties which cannot be called "spiritual," and yet they are very vital in a man’s life. I am a very ‘"new" reader of your valuable Magazine, but I am thankful that even…
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A Daily Prayer (Poem)

Heavenly Father, help me to arise and shine for now my light has come. Wash me pure as snow and may my face shine with the beauty of health and wholeness. Clothe me with robes of righteousness, that I may be perfect as Thou hast commanded. Give me my needful…
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