Monthly Archives: September 2016

The Signature of All Things

The whole outward, visible world with all its being is a signature, or figure of the inward spiritual world; whatever is internally, and however its operation is, so likewise it has its character externally; like as the spirit of each creature sets forth and manifests the internal form of its birth by its body, so […]

God’s Precious Assets

Our humanity is God’s asset. If we are meant to function on the human level, which is how God made us, we can’t deny our humanity. We don’t like things we think and feel, so we want to reject our humanness. But our humanity has to be part of God’s plan; otherwise how can we […]

Living by the Law is Separation

The law presupposes the separate self to obey it. The fact that we see the law outside us as something we have to attain to, something which we are not now but should or ought to be, is our perpetual admission that we are lawbreakers and in separation from God. In this separation, we can […]

Who is to blame for poverty?

“Who is to blame for poverty?” That is possibly an unhelpful question, so put it in a God-centred way. Who is responsible for poverty? And the God answer is: “I am, you are, we are.” This is the “cross” solution: a unilateral acceptance that God has given us a challenge and a gift, and by […]