Self Control Is Not Self Denial

Day 14 In speaking of self-control, one is easily misunderstood. It should not be associated with a destructive repression, but with a constructive expression. A man is happy, wise and great in the measure that he controls himself; he is wretched, foolish, and mean in the measure that he allows his animal nature to dominate…

Feed Your Joy and Happiness; Starve Your Pain and Sorrow

Day 12 As darkness is a passing shadow, and light is a substance that remains, so sorrow is fleeting, but joy abides for ever. No true thing can pass away and become lost; no false thing can remain and be preserved. Sorrow is false, and it cannot live; joy is true, and it cannot die….

Think It and So It Shall Be

Day 12 Every man reaps the results of his own thoughts and deeds, and suffers for his own wrong. He who begins right, and continues right, does not need to desire, and search for felicitous results; they are already at hand; they follow as consequences; they are the certainties, the realities, of life. Sweet is…

Love and Sacrifice

Be as a flower; content to be, to grow in sweetness day by day. If thou would’st perfect thyself in knowledge, perfect thyself in Love. If thou would’st reach the Highest, ceaselessly cultivate a loving and compassionate heart. To him who chooses Goodness, sacrificing all, is given that which is more than, and includes, all….

Greatness : Think About It

Day 10 Every thought you think is a force sent out. Whatever your position in life may be, before you can hope to enter into any measure of success, usefulness, and power, you must learn how to focus your thought-forces by cultivating calmness and repose. There is no difficulty, however great, but will yield before…

The Detoxification of the Mind

Day 9 Whatever conditions are rendering your life burdensome, you may pass out of and beyond them by developing and utilizing within you the transforming power of self- purification and self- conquest. Before the divine radiance of a pure heart all darkness vanishes and all clouds melt away, and he who has conquered self has…

Our Inspirational Breakfast

Day 8 Man is made or unmade by himself; in the armoury of thought he forges the weapons by which he destroys himself; he also fashions the tools with which he builds for himself heavenly mansions of joy and strength and peace. By the right choice and true application of thought man ascends to the…

Competing Wills

The will to evil and the will to good Are both within thee, which wilt thou employ? Thou knowest what is right and what is wrong, Which wilt though love and foster? which destroy? Thou art the chooser of thy thoughts and deeds; Thou art the maker of thine inward state; The power is thine…

Healthy Mind – Healthy Body

Day 6 In the pure heart there is no room left where personal judgments and hatreds can find lodgement, for it is filled to overflowing with tenderness and love; it sees no evil, and only as men succeed in seeing no evil in others will they become free from sin, and sorrow, and suffering. If…

Love: What Else is There ?

Fifth Day: To dwell in love always and towards all is to live the true life, is to have Life itself. Knowing this, the good man gives up himself unreservedly to the Spirit of Love, and dwells in Love towards all, contending with none, condemning none, but loving all. The Christ Spirit of Love puts…

Smile When You Say That

When the tongue is well controlled and wisely subdued; when selfish impulses and unworthy thoughts no longer rush to the tongue demanding utterance; when the speech has become harmless, pure, gracious, gentle, and purposeful, and no word is uttered but in sincerity and truth- then are the five steps in virtuous speech accomplished, then is…

Belief in Things Not Seen is Faith

Day 3 “To follow, under all circumstances, the highest promptings within you; to be always true to the divine self; to rely upon the inward Voice, the inward Light, and to pursue your purpose with a fearless and restful heart, believing that the future will yield unto you the need of every thought and effort;…