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The Life Radiant

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Author: Lilian Whiting
Published: 1903
Language: English
Wordcount: 73,880 / 221 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 45.8
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 527
Added to site: 2007.12.12
mnybks.net#: 19361
Genre: Religion
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rofoundest truth, this attitude is as remote from the clear realization of what is involved in the will of God as would be the conviction that the flying express train or the swift electric motor cars might be suitable enough for the aged, and the weary, and the invalid, and the people whose time was of little consequence, but that the young, the radiant, the eager, the gifted, the people to whom time was valuable, must go by their own conveyances of horse or foot under their immediate personal control. This fallacy is no more remote from truth than is the fallacy that the will of God is something to be accepted with what decorum of resignation one may, only when he cannot help it! On the contrary, the will of God is the infinitely great motor of human life. Its power is as incalculably greater over the soul than that of radium over other elements, as it is higher in the scale of being; as spirit rather than substance; and the Life Radiant is really entered upon when one has come absolutely to merge all his l

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