Monthly Archives: August 2012


“… going day by day for what the Japanese would call “beholdings” & bring(ing) back vivid word-pictures of the same that are a joy…   They went with the intent of shewing Margaret (sister) a row of wonderful cypresses, silhouetted against … Continue reading

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Grand Simplicity

“‘I do this thing for God, not for success in the work, or for happiness in my soul or for anything else.  I am here for God.’ “Life is grandly simple when the spirit of calculating results and consequences, has been … Continue reading

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Mountain Lesson

“… today’s ‘first lesson’ was in these little mountain paths.  I followed mine only a few yards further this morning & such an outburst of beauty came. You can never tell to what untold glories any little humble path may … Continue reading

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Sons of Sunshine

“The Sufi is a man who has the purpose of discovering secrets, and they are the secrets of Divine truth and Divine power.  He leaves to other men the lifeless husk, that is to say, the things that are seen, … Continue reading

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