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Simplicity and Freedom

You have known what it is to be physically encumbered by some superfluous load. You have experienced the happy relief of dispensing with such a load. Your experience illustrates the difference between a life burdened with a complexity of desires, beliefs, and speculations, and one rendered simple and free by…
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The Heavenly Life

You can listen to James Allen's book The Heavenly Life (part of All These Things Added) using the player below. Click on the play button to listen online or you can download the files to your computer using the links in the download column for use on your iPod or…
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I Am Free

Freedom is harmony with Law. Law is not only universal, but beneficent. I deny my past condition of servitude. I am no longer bound by the chains of appetite, passion, impulse, custom, creed, fashion, societies, politics, traditionalism, or the animal nature. I deny their power. Only the spiritual self is…
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Freedom

To make men free: It is with meThe dearest purpose of my heartThat I may know and do my partTo speed the cause of Liberty.—Lowell One of the greatest of God's gifts to man, and one most dearly prized by him, is Freedom. Without it, his pleasures are baubles—his joys…
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Habit: Its Slavery and Its Freedom

Man is subject to the law of habit. Is he then free? Yes, he is free. Man did not make life and its laws; they are eternal; he finds himself involved in them and he can understand and obey them. Man's power does not enable him to make laws of…
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Thought's Freedom (Poem)

Though fettered to the earth enthralled by war,Enduring all the pain of hellish strife,My thoughts soar upwards into realms afar,And bring me into touch with sweeter life. Forgotten are the anguished ills of earth—The wasteful processes involved in time,The issues which affect my human birth,So marred by hateful avarice and…
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Freedom (Poem)

When wilt thou be,O Soul of mine, from all thy fetters free?When shall thy lightBurst like the sunrise through the shrouding night,And with the vision of a purer day,Reveal the holy way? When shall thy voice,Ringing through all my nature, cry "Rejoice, I am thy King!A King whose reign shall…
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Freedom

Freedom is a great boon; and we are happy in this land in possessing a great deal of freedom in many ways, yet we are, too many of us, slaves for all that. We are the slaves of our own habits and passions, and that is the most terrible kind…
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Elements of Freedom

There is ever in the human mind a longing and desire to transcend the limits of the known—to break bounds and away. It is this desire that has led to great discoveries; it drew certain frail barks across the then unknown expanse of sea and brought a Columbus to the…
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Present Freedom

I am not bound by any past. I am not limited by any future. I am now and forever eternally free. — K. H. N. We can repeat this affirmation very glibly, and then keep right on living in a thought of limitation. Let us go back mentally to the…
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Perfect Freedom

There is no bondage in the Heavenly Life. There is Perfect Freedom. This is its great glory. This Supreme Freedom is gained only by obedience. He who obeys the Highest cooperates with the Highest, and so masters every force within himself and every condition without. A man may choose the…
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Freedom—Individual and Universal

The true secret of freedom, then, is to attune our soul sphere until it beats in rhythmic harmony with universal harmony.—The Light of Egypt There are two freedoms—the false, where man is free to do what he likes;the true, where man is free to do what he ought.—Charles Kingsley Who…
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Freedom (Poem)

He knows the joys of Seraphim,Who strives mankind to bless;None can a prison make for himWho worketh righteousness.A gloomy prison cell may beAglow with light divine; The light of love and purityDoth light of day outshine.If man but have a conscience pure,And a contented mind,A soul which naught from right…
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Unfettered Freedom (Poem)

Man is but God in part,—a spirit free,Boundless, unfettered, and of vast desireTo far outstep the swiftest who have trodThrough life's unbounded joy and misery,Mounting on wings of greatness, higher and higher,Till satisfied by nothing less than God! I wish that life should not be cheap but sacred. I wish…
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