Above Life's Turmoil

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Author: James Allen
Published: 1910
Language: English
Wordcount: 19,274 / 47 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.7
LoC Category: B
Downloads: 18,391
Added to site: 2006.09.28
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Genre: Philosophy

We cannot alter external things, nor shape other people to our liking, nor mould the world to our wishes but we can alter internal things,-our desires, passions, thoughts,-we can shape our liking to other people, and we can mould the inner world of our own mind in accordance with wisdom, and so reconcile it to the outer world if men and things.

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r a man will pass through that condition in this present life, and realise holiness and heavenly rest here and now, will depend entirely upon the strength of his intellectual and spiritual exertions, and upon the intensity and ardour with which he searches for Truth.

Temptation, with all its attendant torments can be overcome here and now, but it can only be overcome by knowledge. It is a condition of darkness or of semi-darkness. The fully enlightened soul is proof against all temptation. When a man fully understands the source, nature, and meaning of temptation, in that hour he will conquer it, and will rest from his long travail; but whilst he remains in ignorance, attention to religious observances, and much praying and reading of Scripture will fail to bring him peace.

If a man goes out to conquer an enemy, knowing nothing of his enemy's strength, tactics, or place of ambush, he will not only ignominiously fail, but will speedily fall into the hands of the enemy. He who would overcome his e

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Average Rating of 4.6 from 7 reviews: *****
2014.12.09
will
*****

THIS JUST POINTS TO WHAT REALLY, WE AS MANKIND SHOULD BE OCCUPIED WITH IN ORDER LIVE IN HARMONY, FIRST OF ALL WITH OURSELVES, THEN WITH MEN AND ULTIMATELY WITH OUR MAKER

2011.07.25
Marie Bruemmer
**...

Very early "New Age". Not my cup of tea.

2011.06.27
Love4life
*****

Awesomw...It enlights and illuminates the way of truth for individuals such as me who have thirst for everlasting love and qualiyies.

2008.10.07
mabjang
*****

i liked the book very much. i think i\'ll read it again...soon

2007.05.19
Herb
*****

And free? There are two more of his books here. I also found Christian Larson free on another site. Great LOA.

2007.05.13
rachid
*****

excellent

2006.10.28
isis
*****

Brilliant!


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