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Heroism

Paradise is under the shadow of swords.—Mahomet Ruby wine is drunk by knaves,Sugar spends to fatten slaves,Rose and vine-leaf deck buffoons;Thunderclouds are Jove's festoons,Drooping oft in wreaths of dreadLightning-knotted round his head;The hero is not fed on sweets,Daily his own heart he eats;Chambers of the great are jails,And headwinds right…
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The Editor’s Letter Box

My dear Readers, You have decided that The Letter Box must be continued. Very good! I had written the article on Meditation before it was quite decided whether this part of the Magazine should be continued or not, otherwise, as those articles are in reality answers to letters, they would…
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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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The Life Abundant

The old Coptic bishop had been talking of magic and ancient wisdom. He had told me stories of the horrors of sorcery in his own beloved land, where the majority of the people were grossly ignorant and superstitious. Then he went on: "You Western people can scarcely realize the reality…
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Vibratory Forces

Love took up the Harp of Life And smote all its chords with might, Smote the chord of self, which trembling Passed in music out of sight.—Tennyson The right punishment of one out of tune is to make him play in tune. —Emerson Harmony in music is a blending of…
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Faith

We have but faith; we cannot know;For knowledge is of things we see.—Tennyson Still—as the Preacher said of old,Can we God's mighty works unfold?Can we His meaning show?The way the wind, the spirit blows,The way a babe, a flower grows,"E'en so, thou dost not know." And if the earth on…
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