Tag Archives: Epistle of Peter

Divine Consciousness: How to Pray without Ceasing (2/2)

Pray without Ceasing Since, then, we are thus, by the inevitable law of our being, surrendered unreservedly to the unsleeping observation of the Divinity, we cannot shut our eyes to the conclusion, that, every desire of the human mind, is … Continue reading

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Religion & Spirituality: Institutional Worship vs. Divine Intimacy (1/2)

 Religion and Spirituality What does it profit, my brethren, if a man says he has faith but has not works? Can his faith save him? If a brother or sister is ill-clad and in lack of daily food, and one … Continue reading

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Performance Enhancing Thoughts: Charity (6)

Charity: Language of the Heart  And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins. [1 Peter 4:8 (KJV)]. To most of us, the practice of charity consists of contributions to worthy causes and making … Continue reading

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Humility: Key to Sustainable Wealth, Prosperity & Success

Humility & Wealth  At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, “Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them and said, “Truly, I say … Continue reading

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Super Heroes: Fighting Temptation with Divine Powers (1/2)

Willpower and Temptation No temptation has overtaken you that is unusual for human beings. But God is faithful, and he will not allow you to be tempted beyond your strength. Instead, along with the temptation he will also provide a … Continue reading

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Spiritual Silence: Controlling the Restless Mind

  A Mind at Ease Thus does a summer evening suggest idyllic thoughts, soothing even a restless mind with its assuagement, inducing even the soaring imagination to abide on earth with an indwelling yearning for home as the place from … Continue reading

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Numbing Our Conscience: Hypocrisy @ Home & Work (1/2)

Hypocrisy and Our Conscience It is ironic to me that perhaps no religion has produced more hypocrites than Christianity. It is also painful to me — there is so much hypocrisy in me. It is both convicting and comforting that … Continue reading

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Spiritual Cosmetics: Beauty Secrets of Our Soul

  Beauty Secrets of the Soul We do not want merely to see beauty, though … We want something else which can hardly be put into words—to be united with the beauty we see, to pass into it, to receive … Continue reading

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Look! Who Do You Think You Are?

Who Do You Think You Are? No one knows what he himself is made of, except his own spirit within him, yet there is still some part of him which remains hidden even from his own spirit; but you, Lord, … Continue reading

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Pride and Joy: Thinking Outside the Mirror

  Pride: Wise in Our Own Eyes Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes, And prudent in their own sight! [Isaiah 5:21 (KJV)]. The depths of our consciousness harbor smothered thoughts filled with joy, wisdom and understanding, … Continue reading

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