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Our Life in Mind

Certain aspects of the outer world now stand out clearly before us. The universe is an order, a system, an organized whole, in which each being and thing bears some relation to all others. Everything is related, not alone through its dependence on its neighbors, but through the law of…
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1720-1742 His Birth and ParentageSome Account of the Operations of Divine Grace on his Mind in his YouthHis first Appearance in the MinistryAnd his Considerations, while young, on the Keeping of Slaves I have often felt a Motion of Love to leave some Hints in Writing of my Experience of…
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Subjective and Objective Mind

Up to this point it has been necessary to lay the foundations of the science by the statement of highly abstract general principles which we have reached by purely metaphysical reasoning. We now pass on to the consideration of certain natural laws which have been established by a long series…
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Food For Mind and Body

When Jesus said: “Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God,” he implied that food other than material is necessary in the life of man. In the light of this, the question of food becomes of marked importance. Before…
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Two Different Minds in One

We are well aware that people change their minds, sometimes in very marked degree. The alteration may be so great that we say: "He seems like a different person." Perhaps the ruling motives, purposes, and moral tone have undergone a radical reconstruction. But can one have two minds at the…
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The Silent, Subtle Building Forces of Mind and Spirit

There are moments in the lives of all of us when we catch glimpses of a life—our life—that is infinitely beyond the life we are now living. We realize that we are living below our possibilities. We long for the realization of the life that we feel should be.  Instinctively…
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The Sub-Conscious Mind

Every unit is made up of unlike elements. The mentality of each individual, therefore, though a unified entity, contains factors which are quite dissimilar in their offices and modes of operation. It is only through an intelligent discrimination of these various phases of mental activity that phenomena can be correctly…
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In Touch With Sub-Conscious Mind

The preceding pages have made the student in some measure aware of the immense importance of our dealings with the sub-conscious mind. Our relation to it, whether on the scale of the individual or the universal, is the key to all that we are or ever can be. In its…
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In Progressing, Our Mind Modifies Its Ideas

Translated from the French of Lamennais Truth grows, broadens ceaselessly, for in itself it is infinite. Like a divine stream, it flows from its eternal principle, waters and fertilizes the furthest depths of the universe, quenching the searching minds that are carried on its divine waves and, in its invariable…
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The Nature and Power of Mind

Mind is the arbiter of life. It is the creator and shaper of conditions, and the recipient of its own results. It contains within itself both the power to create illusion and to perceive reality. Mind is the infallible weaver of destiny. Thought is the thread, good and evil deeds…
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The Dynamics of Mind

In the light of recent psychical demonstrations, it has been said that thoughts are things; but perhaps a more exact statement would be that they are forces. In physical science the present trend of teaching is distinctly from the former accepted atomic basis, which included the solidity and potency of…
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Reciprocal Action of the Universal and Individual Minds

It must be admitted that the foregoing considerations bring us to the borders of theological speculation, but the student must bear in mind that as a Mental Scientist it is his business to regard even the most exalted spiritual phenomena from a purely scientific standpoint, which is that of the…
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The Mind and the Body

Many of us appear to be under the impression that the mind is something totally apart in every way from the body, and we do not seem to realize that the ideas we hold have immediately a direct effect upon some part of our human frame, and also upon our…
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