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Individual Peace

When we speak of peace, we generally think of states and nations and their duties. We think of the strifes and bloodshed which they occasion. We forget that the wars of nations are only occasional, but there is another kind of strife which is incessant and which is more reprehensible,…
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Fullness of Peace, Power and Plenty — Prelude

The optimist is right. The pessimist is right. The one differs from the other as the light from the dark. Yet both are right. Each is right from his own particular point of view, and this point of view is the determining factor in the life of each. It determines…
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The Knowledge That Brings Peace

There are two distinct kinds of knowledge—(1) knowledge of natural or historical facts, and (2) knowledge of internal principles. The former is tersely expressed by the term learning, the latter by the word wisdom. These two paths of knowledge are eternally separate. They not only do not merge into each…
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Above Life's Turmoil

You can listen to James Allen's book Above Life's Turmoil 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 other MP3 player. .mp3browser {width:100%} .mp3browser…
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The Knowledge That Brings Peace

All good is ever with us; we but wantWisdom to take it; we are poor and scantOnly in lacking wisdom; that acquired,The good is ours that we so long desired.—James Allen When we have once reached that plane of knowledge and realization that evil is not a power, but a…
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Light on War and Peace

War springs from inward strife. "War in heaven" precedes war on earth. When the inward spiritual harmony is destroyed by division and conflict, it will manifest itself outwardly in the form of war. Without this inward conflict war could not be, nor can war cease until the inward harmony is…
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The Sixth Prophecy, Called Peace

The Voice of the Spirit to the children of Truth,—Rejoice, and be glad I Yea, be filled with gladness!For the Great Task is completed, and there is no more labor;The Long Journey is ended, and there is no more weariness;The days are numbered, and the Savior has come.There is peace…
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A Prayer for Peace (Poem)

Great God, Almighty Power: Now send Thy PeaceTo all the warring nations on this earth:Let gentle thoughts spring up; pity have birth;And Love, the mighty healer, have increase;From anger and unworthy thoughts releaseMen's minds. Grant Thou, Our Father God, true restFrom sanguinary strife: Let there be zestFor all Thy holy…
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From Poverty to Power

You can listen to James Allen's book From Poverty to Power 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 other MP3 player. .mp3browser {width:100%}…
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The Realization of Perfect Peace

In the external universe there is ceaseless turmoil, change, and unrest; at the heart of all things there is undisturbed repose; in this deep silence dwelleth the Eternal. Man partakes of this duality, and both the surface change and disquietude, and the deep-seated eternal abode of Peace, are contained within…
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A Haven of Peace

Amid the hurry and bustle of ordinary life, many a soul is yearning for a taste of the condition implied by the above heading. In this world there are numerous separate interests. Each one seems to have a claim upon us as we come in its way, and verily some…
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Peace on Earth, Good Will to Men

The words of Divine Promise, "Peace on Earth," appeal strongly to us at all times, but at this season of the year, with the near approach of Christmastide, they seem to come home to us with greater force, and to have even a deeper significance than at other times. The…
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Through Pain to Peace

The Temple of Blessedness lies beyond the outer courts of suffering and humiliation, and to reach it the pilgrim must pass through the outer courts. For a time, he will linger in the outer, but only so long as, through his own imperfect understanding, he mistakes it for the inner.…
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Perfect Peace (Poem)

Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on Thee.—Isaiah xxvi. 3. How grand the thought to have a perfect peace,And feel the joy of quietness within;To know the voice of Love has now cried"Cease, ye stormy billows and ye waves of sin."O, blessed knowledge, that there…
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The Divine, or Cosmic, Peace

The first-born Son of the perfect mental Light in the last cycle said to His disciples, "Peace I leave with you. My peace l give unto you: not as the world giveth, give l unto you." This peace, which Jesus said . was His peace, and which is the peace…
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The Realization of Perfect Peace

This is the Spirit of Infinite Peace, and the moment we come into harmony with it there comes to us an inflowing tide of peace, for peace is harmony. A deep interior meaning underlies the great truth, "To be spiritually minded is life and peace." To recognize the fact that…
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The Divine Companion

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Perfect Peace

Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace whose heart is stayed on Thee.—The Prophet Isaiah (Isaiah 26:3) Although thousands of years have elapsed since the prophet Isaiah gave utterance to these beautiful words, the truth which they embody is unrealized by the majority of man-kind today. In their blindness they…
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Peace!

How, at times, does the weary wayfarer in the battle of life long for peace and rest; physical rest, mental and spiritual peace; that peace which the world cannot give—nor, once possessed, take away! "Give peace in our Time, good Lord!" "My peace I give unto you: not as the…
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War and Peace

War springs from the inward strife. "War in heaven" precedes war on earth. When the inward spiritual harmony is destroyed by division and conflict, it will manifest itself outwardly in the form of war. Without this inward conflict war could not be, nor can war cease until the inward harmony…
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Peace

Where passion is, peace is not; where peace is, passion is not. To know this is to master the first letter in the divine language of perfect deeds. To know that passion and peace cannot dwell together is to be well prepared to renounce the lesser and embrace the greater.…
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Pleasant Pastures of Peace

He who aspires to the bettering of himself and humanity should ceaselessly strive to arrive at the exercise of that blessed attitude of mind by which he is enabled to put himself, mentally and sympathetically in the place of others, and so, instead of harshly and falsely judging them, and…
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The Price of Peace

Peace of mind cannot be understood or properly valued until one has passed through the furnace of suffering. When one has reached a haven of rest after severe mental struggle and suffering, then the true meaning of it is very clear to us. To appreciate joy fully, one must have…
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In Tune With the Infinite

You can listen to Ralph Waldo Trine's book In Tune With the Infinite 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 other MP3 player.…
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The Light That Leads to Perfect Peace

This book is intended to be a strong and kindly companion, as well as a source of spiritual renewal and inspiration to those who aim at a life well-lived and made strong and serene. It will help its readers to transform themselves into the ideal character they would wish to…
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Peace of Mind

Where worry or over-anxiety dwell peace of mind cannot abide, for they are opposites, and one will always banish the other. Worry is a sin, and indicates want of faith in the Law of Good. Anxiety is but human at times, and an anxious person is at least free from…
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Sustained in Peace and Safety Forever

At what now have we arrived, and what has been the process? From our own reason and insight, independently of all outside authority, we have found the great truth that a living insight into the fact of the essential unity of the human life with the Divine Life is the…
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Peace After Passion (Poem)

I do believe a grand thought never dies;I do believe that after-love is best;When the strange fire that lay within the eyesAnd the wild singing of the heart's unrestHave passed away, and we are calm and wise,And think upon the love that makes us blest,I do believe there's more of…
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