The Power Of Silence; An Interpretation Of Life In Its Relation To Health And Happiness

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byHoratio Willis Dresser

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ... the power is still there to protect and to heal. In all natural functions the power is with us, fully competent to secure their free and painless activity. It works through instinct and impulse for our welfare. On a higher plane it is operative in character, urging us to be unselfish, to understand the law of growth, and to obey it. On the spiritual plane it is ever ready to guide and to inspire us, but apparently, not so aggressive here, since so much depends on our own receptivity and desire to learn. On all these planes the power is pressing upon us from within, trying to expand from a centre, just as the rosebud expands or as the seed develops when its resident life is quickened. It is the power of God. It is beneficent, good, evolutionary, calling for trustful co-operation and restfulness on our part. We need not go anywhere or think ourselves anywhere to find it; for it is with us in every moment of experience, but usually unknown, rejected, and opposed. If, then, it be asked why passion is so persistent, why evil has such power, why disease is so positive and real, there can be but one answer. The reality lies in the Power that is active with us, the suffering, the evil, the dis-ease in our mal-adjustment to it, in our ignorance of its nature and its purpose with us. There is something in us to be overcome, some obstacle, some inharmony. The restorative power is trying to free us from it; and, as it comes in contact with it, friction results. There is an agitation of the particles, made known to us as pain. This sensation we resist, not understanding it; and it becomes painful in proportion to our resistance to it. It grows more intense with every effort to endure it, to get rid of it, to doctor it; and so many sympathetic...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ... the power is still there to protect and to heal. In all natural functions the power is with us, fully competen...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:46 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217365477

ISBN - 13:9780217365475

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