“On all bare heights shall be their pasture” (Isa. 49:9, R. V.)
When you are doubtful as to your course, submit your judgment absolutely to God and ask Him to shut against you every door but the right one.
Meanwhile keep on as you are, and consider the absence of indication to be the indication of God’s will that you are on His track ………. As you go down the long corridor, you will find that He has “preceded” you, and locked many doors which you would fain have entered, but, be sure that beyond these there is one which He has “left unlocked”. Open it and enter, and you will find yourself face to face with a bend of a river of opportunity, broader and deeper than anything you had dared to imagine in your wildest dreams.
Sometimes when dark the night, and every light gone outI wonder to what port my frail ship goesStill though the night be long, and restless all my hoursMy distant goal, I’m sure, MY PILOT KNOWS.
Without FAMILY HARMONY, one cannot be genuinely happy in life, be successful and cannot live a life that is worth living. Complete “family harmony” is the key to happiness, prosperity and success.
Family harmony means that there is an atmosphere of absolute peace, relaxation, unconditional love, fearlessness, understanding, freedom of expression.
How one perceives suffering determines its intensity and our consequent healing response. Life histories of everyone including sages, prophets and reincarnations of God contain traumatic experiences.
And if we have to encounter agony, let’s face and overcome it. Change perspectives, build resilience and develop coping skills, undergo therapeutic measures. You can follow spiritual practices and take a stand.
To give and then not to feel that one has given is the very best of all ways of giving.
The day will come when God will give the rewards, and He makes no mistakes, although some people may wonder how you came to merit such a reward, as they had never heard of you before.
FAITH is a telegraphic wire which links Earth to Heaven, on which God’s messages of love fly so fast, that before we call He answers, and while we are yet speaking He hears us. But if the telegraphic wire of faith be snapped, how can we obtain the promise ?
Wherefore lift up thy hands which hang down, and the feeble knees; and make straight paths for your feet, lest that which is lame be turned out of the way; but let it rather be healed. (Heb. 12:12,13) This is God’s word of encouragement to us to lift up the “hands of faith”, and confirm the “knees of prayer”. Often, our faith grows tired, languid and relaxed, and our prayers lose their force and effectiveness.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are : something to do, something to love, and something to hope for —- George Washington.
Jaspers did not say that we are able to become permanently one with the Eternal Truth, for knowledge is always subject to duality —— the “thinker” and “that which is being thought”. In order to reach the higher, the world equips us with “picklocks” which are simultaneously also our locks.
As Socrates once said, “I know that I know nothing” And, don’t forget : NOTHING IS EVERYTHING.