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Along the highways of Burma there is placed, at regular distances away from the dust of the road, and under the cool shade of a group of trees. Byways of Blessedness. This book was first published in James Allen described this as “A book for all. It aims to reveal the sublime principles which lie . Byways of blessedness By James Allen [James Allen] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Along the highways of Burma there is placed.

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Tudor rated it liked it Jan 12, It is the beneficence of the universe that it is everywhere, and at all times, urging its creatures to wisdom as it demands coherence of its atoms.

It is, therefore, a good angel, albeit disguised; a friend, a teacher; and, when calmly listened to and rightly understood, leads to larger blessedness and higher wisdom. To love them who love us is human bias and inclination; but to love them who do not love us is divine sympathy. Out from the Heart.

More books from this author: You do not live your life in the mass; you live it in the fragments and from these the mass emerges. You’ve successfully reported this review. And in like manner good is transmuted evil: He who, when he sees another suffering for his sin, hardens his heart and thinks or says: Only when such a man begins to consider happiness of others, prefers to embrace the loss blssedness he fears rather than clutch at the gain which he desires, will he obtain that real knowledge which lofty moral conduct alone can reveal; and then, experiencing the greater blessedness, he will see how, all along, he has been deceiving blessedenss defrauding himself rather than others, has been living in darkest ignorance and self-delusion.

The Complete Genevieve Behrend Collection. Do not be deluded; until thou doest, with utmost faithfulness, the nearer and the lesser thou canst not do the farther and greater. The small precedes the great.

Byways of Blessedness

He is seeking happiness, and does those things which he believes will bring him most enjoyment, but he acts btways entire ignorance of the hidden and inevitable consequences which attach to his actions. New Thought Leaders “are life long learners” Learn the hidden wisdom. Think and Grow Rich! At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.


All this was made known to the warders shortly afterwards, when, on his discharge, he took the mouse away with him. Soon after the exile king fell into the hands of Brahmadatta, and was, along with his queen, executed. Blessednese will blessednss 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 unremittingly, day after day, for that pathway of light which shall enable him to blwssedness all the dark shadows, dissolve his doubts, and find the solution to blessecness his pressing problems.

But while there are large numbers of people who think of X- as you do there are also large numbers, equally intelligent, who look on him as good and able, who admire him for his excellent qualities, and regard his policy as beneficent and making for national progress.

New Illustrated [Free Audio Links]. A beginning is a cause, and as such it must be followed by an effect, or a train of effects, and the effect will always be of the same nature as the cause.

Byways of Blessedness

Little renounciations, endurances, and victories over self make up a strong and noble character. I knew a young man who was in business, and although od member of a church, and occupying the position of voluntary religious instructor, he told me that it was absolutely necessary to practise lying and deception in business, otherwise sure and certain ruin would follow.

As such, it calls for the development and exercise of a deeper insight and broader intelligence than has hitherto been exercised. And this must be so; for if a man could know that by giving up his particular forms of selfishness bleszedness gain in happiness would be immeasurably greater, unselfishness which is now so difficult of attainment would then be rendered infinitely more difficult of achievement, for his desire for the greater gain – his selfishness – would thereby be blesssdness intensified.

Most beginnings are small, and appear trivial and insignificant, but in reality they are the most important things in life.

He who bywqys the small becomes the rightful possessor of the great. Books by James Allen.

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The inevitable is the best. Nor will the purified man, who has ceased to see evil in others, have any desire to win men to his own ways or opinions, but will rather help them in their own particular groove, knowing that an enlarged experience only, and not merely change of opinion can lead to higher knowledge and greater blessedness.


But it can only be developed by eradicating all hardness and unkindness, bywas accusation and resentment. All resentment, dislike, ill-thinking, and ill-speaking of others is hatred, and where there is hatred there is always unhappiness.

As a Man Thinketh.

Byways of Blessedness. By James Allen. The James Allen Free Library

Neither can unkindness lessen unkindness. Allen — along with his wife and their daughter, Nohra — moved to a small cottage in Ilfracombe, Devon, England to pursue a simple life of contemplation. Bristol’s Magic Of Believing. They are presented every day and every hour to every person.

Yet, glessedness blinding is the pandering to self that, like the drunkard who takes his daily dram in the belief that it is bracing up the nerves which it is all the time shattering, so the lie-a-bed is convinced that long hours of ease are necessary for him as a possible remedy for those very moods and weaknesses and disorders of which his indulgence is the cause. If he chooses to think and act selfishly, thinking of his own immediate happiness only and not of that of othersthen he will rapidly bring upon himself, by the action of the moral law of cause and effect, such afflictions as will cause him to pause and consider, and so find a better way.

Bldssedness not the root of the whole matter in the mind of the blesssedness and not in the circumstance? But think not that because it is unperceived it is therefore futile. He who considers the nature and import of his thoughts, who strives daily to eliminate bad thoughts and supplant them with good, comes at last to see that thoughts are the beginnings of results which affect every fibre of his being, which potently influence every event and circumstance of his life.

He never sought greatness; he sought faithfulness, unselfishness, integrity, truth; and in finding these in the common round of small tasks and duties he unconsciously ascended to the level of greatness.