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 to Blessedness. James ALLEN ( – ). James Allen instructs us on how to improve our life and spiritual well-being through the. 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 .

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Sympathy is bliss; in it is revealed the highest, purest blessedness.

Iam sometimes inclined to doubt that there is an overruling power for good when I see such a man in a position where he can do so much harm to others. Nor can the impatient man know aught of true blessedness, for he is a continual source of trouble and unrest to himself.

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Another hidden sacrifice, one of great spiritual beauty and of powerful efficacy in the healing of human sorrows, is the sacrifice of hatred – the giving up of all bitter thoughts against others, of all malice, dislike, and resentment. Neither can unkindness lessen unkindness.

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

Who goes the lowest, builds, doubt not, the safest. And he finds nothing to hate, nothing to revile, nothing to condemn in that sacred place, but something to love and tend, and, in his own heart, room only for greater pity, greater patience, greater love.

Not one of them can be made until the fault is first silently acknowledged and confessed. Whatever others may say of you, whatever they may do to you, never take offence. The Book of Passion: Allen’s practical philosophy for successful living has awakened millions to the discovery that “they themselves are makers of themselves.

Byways to Blessedness By James Allen. If that is so, and if no man can escape from the penalty of his evil deeds, what an inferno some of our men in power must be preparing for themselves.


King of Mind, Body, and Circumstance. The right beginning of the day will be followed by cheerfulness at the morning meal, permeating the house-hold with a sunny influence; and the tasks and duties of the day will be undertaken in a strong and confident spirit, and the whole day will be well lived.

In that state of calm, silent bliss, even forgiveness passes away, and is no longer needed, for he who has reached it sees no evil to resent but only ignorance and delusion on which to have compassion, and forgiveness is only needed so long as there is any tendency to resent, retaliate, and take offence.

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Order, definiteness, purpose eternally and universally prevail, and he who in his operations ignores these mathematical elements at once deprives himself of substantiality, completeness, success.

The great man has become such by the scrupulous and unselfish attention which he has given to small duties. We say that bodily mortifications which some religious ascetics blessednness upon themselves are unnecessary and vain; and are the mental mortifications which so many people inflict upon themselves less unnecessary and vain?

Must redeem within 90 days. I hlessedness recently heard a true story of a Dartmoor convict whose terms of incarceration in various convict stations extended to over forty years.

Byways to Blessedness

He said he knew lying was wrong, but while he remained in business he must continue to do it. By laying stone upon stone, plumbing and fitting each with perfect byaays, the temple at last stands forth in all its architectural beauty. Sorrow is not arbitrarily imposed. Your Faith is Your Fortune. Every resource is already with you and within you. It is now considered a classic self-help blessednwss.

Men of opposing religious views hate and persecute each other; men of opposing political views fight and condemn each other.


Life is full of beginnings.

Through suffering sympathy is evolved. It is because men setup arbitrary standards of right and wrong, and are anxious that all bllessedness conform to their particular standard, that they see evil in each other. More books in this series: Revenge seems sweet only to the mind that is unacquainted with the spirit of forgiveness; but when the sweetness of forgiveness is tasted then the extreme bitterness of revenge is known.

Would you like us to take another look at this review? The greatest blessedness comes to him, who infuses into his mind the purest and noblest thoughts. His home will be filled with it, and the beauty and sweetness and peace of his unselfish love will follow wherever he blessedneess, making happy those about him and transmuting all blessednese into good.

He later married Lily L. Published October 28th by Sun Pub Co blessevness published Where is the burden which should cause unhappiness or sorrow? Weeds – Guardians of the Soil. He who each day accomplishes some victory over himself, who subdues and puts behind him some unkind thought, some impure desire, some tendency to sin, is everyday growing stronger, purer, and wiser, and every dawn finds him nearer to that final glory of Truth which each self-sacrificing act reveals in part.

But one day he caught a mouse – a weak, terrified, hunted thing like himself – and its helpless frality, and the similarity of its condition with his own, appealed to him, and started into flame the divine spark of sympathy which smouldered in his crime-hardened tl, and which no human touch had ever wakened into life.