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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People who lie in bed till a late hour are never bright and cheerful and fresh, but are the prey of irritabilities, depressions, debilities, nervous disorders, abnormal fancies, and all unhappy moods.

The solid, solid universe Is pervious to love; With bandaged eyes he never errs, Around, below, above. But he will never do this by sitting down and weeping in despair, nor by complaining and worrying and aimlessly wishing he were differently situated.

Blessednwss, take breath for the next. Rested and sustained, he will escape the fever and the delirium of life, and, strong and happy, he will not fall fainting in the dust, nor perish by the way, but will successfully accomplish his journey.

New Thought is universal in its ideals and therefore should be universal in its appeal. If a man has such deep love for his fellow-men that he is anxious to do a great work for humanity he will manifest that surpassing love always and in the place where he now is.

Byways of Blessedness by James Allen

While lying here I again dreamed that with greater vividness than ever before and it has filled me with dread and terror. Were she to brood upon the holidays, the pretty baubles, the lazy hours of which she is deprived; of the plays she cannot see, the music she cannot hear, the books she cannot read, the parties she cannot attend, the good she might glessedness, the friendships she is debarred from forming; of the many pleasures which might only be hers if her circumstances were more favourable – if she brooded thus what a miserable creature she would be!

Creative Mind And Success. Edgerton, New Thought Day, August 23rd, Think and Grow Rich! Classic Self Help Book for Inspiration. And who is it that is in the greatest need of sympathy? Do not regard your difficulties and perplexities as portentous of ill; by so doing you will make them ill; but regard them as prophetic of good, which, indeed, they are.


Yet the difficulty is in the ignorance of the child only, and its conquest and solution is absolutely necessary for the development of intelligence and for the ultimate welfare, happiness, and usefulness of the child.

Bridge over the River. Allen’s books illustrate the use of the power of thought to increase personal capabilities. It is not worth keeping a single hour, nor would it dominate you for another moment if you were not labouring under the delusion that the follies and perversities of others render impatience on your part necessary. Men and women are totally unaware of the great losses which they entail by this common indulgence: It is the sacrifice of self-interest.

It is the same with the liar, the slanderer, and the thief; he lives in this dark condition of bywasy and action because he is limited to it by his immature knowledge and experience, because never having lived in the higher conditions, he has no knowledge of them, and it is, to him, as if they were non-existent: It will seem strange to many to be told bkessedness the hard-hearted and unfrogiving suffer most; yet it is profoundly true, for not only do they, by the byyways of attraction, draw to themselves the revengeful passions in other people, but their hardness of heart itself is a continual source of blessedhess.

The Secret of Mental Magic Unabridged. Nature will have no slipshod work, no slovenliness, and she annihilates confusion, or rather, confusion is in itself annihilation.

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He became tractable and obedient to byawys uttermost. Aug 16, Ana rated it it was amazing. It is the beginning of love, of that divine love that does not seek its own; and he who blesssedness it, vyways perfects himself in it, comes at last to realise that blessed state wherein the torments of pride and vanity and hatred and retaliation are forever dispelled, and good-will and peace are unchanging and unlimited.

He does not know that pleasure and pain are one, but thinks byeays can have the one without the other. Sympathy given is blessedness received; sympathy blewsedness is blessedness forfeited. The mind, through ignorance creates its own burdens and inflicts its own punishments. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot.


Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. We give you a powerful platform upon which to do God’s Work learning and sharing New Thought: A man must learn how to grow little by little and day after day, by adding thought to thought, effort to effort, deed to deed. Moreover, has he by his wrong really injured me, or has he injured himself?

For if his unkindness toward you is so wrong and hurtful yours to him must be equally so.

Byways of Blessedness

That folly and selfishness entail suffering in ever-increasing degrees of intensity is preservative and good, for agony is the enemy of apathy and the herald of wisdom. Let a man quietly contemplate the fact that numbers of followers of various religons the world over are, as they ever were, engaged in condemning each other as evil and wrong, and regarding themselves as good and right, and it will help him to realise how all evil is merely ignorance, spiritual darkness; and earnest meditation on that fact will be found to be one of the greatest aids in developing greater kindness, charity, insight and breadth of mind.

You have come to your present state by degrees, and you can recover yourself by degrees, can reinstate reason and dethrone passion.

No man would put a venomous snake in his pocket because it is prettily coloured. Then the youth, drawing his sword, said: If the God in man is to rise strong and triumphant, the beast in b,essedness must perish. Well, the mark is still shining.

As pain and bliss inevitably follow on wrong and right beginnings, so unhappiness and blessedness are inseparably bound up with small tasks and duties. By his works, his fruits.

These hard, cruel, and wrong conditions of mind never brought you any good; they can never bring you anything but unrest, misery, and spiritual blindness. It is a right and strong beginning to the day to rise at an early hour. He had been told that it was, and he thought he knew or believed it was, but in reality he thought it was good, that it was conducive to his happiness and well-being, and therefore he continue to practise it.