Simple, eternal truths – Part 3 of 3

 

The instructions are [continued from previous post]:

4. Learn for yourself, and teach others that recognition of God’s will means not to complain of your lot; that control of the mind means not to be upset by misfortunes; that loving all as children of the same One God means not to be jealous […]

Simple, eternal truths – Part 2 of 3

The following instructions, if carried out wholeheartedly by you, will [allow] you to help my work of spiritualizing the world. They are not to be treated like long-established sermons, read, heard and forgotten. They are not to be understood in the light of philosophical slogans preached merely for the sake of preaching. They are […]

Simple, eternal truths – Part 1 of 3

The following instructions, if carried out wholeheartedly by you, will [allow] you to help my work of spiritualizing the world. They are not to be treated like long-established sermons, read, heard and forgotten. They are not to be understood in the light of philosophical slogans preached merely for the sake of preaching. They are […]

“No one is a stranger to me”

As a rule an introduction is required between people who do not know one another. Such introduction is not felt to be necessary when there is a give and take of love between persons, for hearts need no introduction.

An affinity can be felt between strangers, a feeling of having known one another before. […]

Creative handling of suffering

It is a mistake to ignore human suffering as merely a part of the illusory universe. Not by ignoring human suffering, but by handling it with creative love, is the gateway opened for life eternal.

And not through callous indifference, but through active and selfless service, is secured the attainment of that transcendental and […]

Baba’s compassion

Meher Baba once spoke about himself as the Judge, and of the difference between himself as the Judge and the judges of the earth. He said: “The judges of the world bring guilt to the guilty and punish them; I bring guilt to the guilty and forgive them.”

-Is that So, p59, William Le […]

The Greater value

There is greater value in conquering the heart of a single enemy than in gaining victory over the bodies of thousands of enemies. The mind is capable of turning the bitterest enemy into the sweetest friend by constantly thinking well (charitably) of him.

-Treasures from the Meher Baba journals, p10, ed Jane Haynes

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Your conscience is the best judge

Neither praise nor blame should distract you from the path of your duty. Leave aside all other considerations; if your conscience tells you that you have discharged the duty properly, that is enough. Your conscience is the best judge. It is human to err, and there must be mistakes, you can only do your […]

An absolute turnover

Recently the Beloved has been telling us not so much of the close-at-hand breaking of His Silence, but of the monumental change that will come about on earth when He does so. One morning while we were sitting at breakfast with Baba, and a humming bird was hovering before a window-pane in ecstasy of […]

Beyond Time ( A parable)

“I am beyond time, but when the five Perfect Masters bring Me down, I appear to be limited by time, and the time differs on different levels of consciousness. My work, to guide one and all to take a leap into timelessness, unceasingly continues on all planes. My time which includes all other types […]