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He also, by allowing himself to be led by blessednesa desire, increases his mental blindness, and fails of that ultimate clearness of vision, that clarified percipience which pierces to the heart of things and comprehends the real and the true. When a man comes to under38 stand that every sin, whether of thought or deed, receives its just quota of suffering he ceases to condemn and begins to sympathise, seeing the sufferings which sin entails; and he comes to such understanding by purifying himself.

Overcome it there where it is wont to assert itself.

But does he lose? There is no way from childhood to manhood but by growth; nor is there any other way from folly to wisdom, from ignorance to knowledge, from weakness to strength.

He only knows he ought not to do them by certain precepts without and qualms of conscience within, but he does not fully and completely understand what he is doing. Through the Gates of Good, or Christ and Conduct: It is now on my al-time favourites list right next to the road less travelled and the art of war. If the God in man is to rise strong and triumphant, the beast in man must perish.

The Master Key System. They will not know what silent battles you are fighting, what eternal victories over self you are achieving, but, they will feel your altered attitude, your new mind, wrought of the fabric of love and loving thoughts, and will share somewhat in its happiness and bliss.


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That folly and selfishness entail suffering in ever-increasing degrees of intensity is preservative and good, for agony is the enemy of apathy and the herald of wisdom. Eliminate passion, xllen and selfishness from your mind and conduct and you will eliminate suffering from your life.

Preview — Byways of Blessedness by James Allen. Every time a man hardens his heart against a fellow-being he inflicts upon blessddness five kinds of suffering – namely, the suffering of loss of love; the suffering of lost communion and fellowship; the suffering of a troubled and confused mind; the suffering of wounded passion or pride; and the suffering of punishment inflicted by others.

All of James Allen’s books are examples of exceptional thinking.

He neglects nothing; does not hurry; seeks to escape nothing but error and folly; attends to every duty as it is presented to him, and does not postpone and regret. Allen’s practical philosophy for successful living has awakened millions to the discovery that “they themselves are makers of themselves. The unforgiving and resentful spirit is a source of great suffering and sorrow, and he who harbours and encourages it, who does not overcome and abandon it, forfeits much blessedness, and does not obtain any measure of true enlightenment.

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Neither can unkindness lessen unkindness. His character from moment to moment is a graduating quantity, to or from which some measure of good is added or subtracted during every moment, and the gain or loss is involved, even to absoluteness, in each thought, word, and deed as these follow each other in rapid sequence.


Life is growth, development, evolution, and there is no essential distinction between the jaems and the saint – there is only a difference in degree. Herein resides their blessedness. He is seeking happiness, and does those things which he believes will bring him most enjoyment, but he acts in entire ignorance of the hidden and inevitable consequences which attach to his actions.

This king has greatly wronged me.

Aug 16, Ana rated it it was amazing. Order, definiteness, purpose eternally and universally prevail, and he who in his operations ignores these mathematical elements at once deprives himself of substantiality, completeness, success.

Then the youth, drawing his sword, said: His words fall upon deaf ears, for they are blessecness of practice, wisdom, and experience, and who will go after alln echo? Great will be the blessedness of such a man when, conscious of the ignorance of which his doubts and perplexities are born, and acknowledging and understanding that ignorance, not striving to hide himself from it, he earnestly applies himself to its removal, seeks jxmes, day after day, for that pathway of light which shall enable him to dispel all the dark shadows, dissolve his doubts, and find the solution to all his pressing problems.

Nor can the impatient man know aught of true blessedness, for he is a continual source of trouble and unrest to himself. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

Byways of Blessedness by James Allen

Nor can these byways be ignored without suffering. This is so simple, so plain, so absolutely true! Arnold Bennett’s How To Live. What heavy burden is a man weighted with which is not made heavier and more unendurable by weak thoughts of selfish desires?