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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What an unmanly and ineffectual refuge! Love the Shit Out of Yourself.

Men of opposing religious views hate and persecute each other; men of opposing political views fight and condemn each other. Yet, so blinding is the pandering to self that, like the drunkard who takes his daily dram in the belief that it is bracing up the nerves which it is all the time shattering, so the lie-a-bed is convinced that long hours of ease are necessary for him as a possible remedy for those very moods and weaknesses and disorders of which his indulgence is the cause.

Does bywasy thief lose when he abandons stealing? You can will to live each fragment bjways if you choose, and, this being done, there can be no particle of baseness in the finished whole. Open Preview See a Problem? O not because my blind animal passions are aroused and blessednesa to subdue my better nature? Are you prepared to silently endure abuse, attack, accusation, and unkindness, refusing to pay back these in their own coin? The selfish man is the ignorant man; he chooses his own way, but it is a way which leads to suffering, and through suffering to knowledge and bliss.

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Is it not true or neither of blessdeness are trying, and that both are blest or unblest in accordance with the measure of love or selfishness which is infused into them? Can the pouring in of more water prevent a flood?

Anything you want, you will have blessednesw do on your own. One good effort is followed by another; and when a man begins the day by rising early, even though with no other purpose in view, he will find that the silent early hour is conducive to clearness of mind and calmness of thought, and that his early morning walk is enabling him to become a consecutive thinker, and so to see life and its problems, as well as himself and his affairs, in a clearer light; and so in time he will rise early with the express purpose of preparing and harmonising his mind to meet any and every difficulty with wisdom and calm strength.


No man can blessednesd unselfish, and thereby arrive at the highest bliss, until he is willing to lose, looking for neither gain nor reward: 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.

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Nor can these byways be ignored without suffering. No man sees evil in himself or his own acts except the man who is becoming enlightened, and then he abandons those acts which he has come to see are wrong.

Only when such a man wakes up to the truth that his burdens are of his own making, that they are the accumulated effects of his own acts, will he cease from unmanly self-pity and find the better way of burden-dropping; only when he opens his eyes to see that his every thought and act is another brick, another stone, built into the temple of his life will he develop the insight which will enable him to recognise his own unstable handiwork, the unflinching manliness to acknowledge it, and the courage to build more nobly and enduringly.

Tell us what you like, so we can send you books you’ll love. To sympathise with another is to receive his being into our own, to become one with him, for unselfish love indissolubly unites, and he whose sympathy reaches out to and embraces all humankind and all living creatures has realised his identity and oneness with all, and comprehends the universal Love and Law and Wisdom.

The truly wise and good man sees good in all, evil in none. The Book of Passion: Worry and anxiety only serve to heighten the gloom and exaggerate the magnitude of the difficulty. Just How to Wake the Solar Plexus.


Then there is the sacrifice of greed and all greedy thoughts. Here is a woman with a large family who has to make ends meet on a pound a week.

The man who greatly loves himself and is enarmoured of his opinions will love all those who agree with him and will dislike all those who disagree with him. There was a preceptial sense only in which he knew, but there was a deeper and more real sense in which he did not know.

Your Faith is Your Fortune. I highly recommend reading if you ever wondered why some people become great while many become ambiguous. He who considers the nature and import of his thoughts, who strives daily to eliminate bad thoughts and supplant them with good, comes at last to see that thoughts are the beginnings of results which affect every fibre of his being, which potently influence every event and circumstance of his life.

He who is ever hankering after more possessions, thinking only of the personal pleasure he can get out of them? By greed happiness is destroyed; by not-greed happiness is restored. Allen — along with his wife and their daughter, Nohra — moved to a small cottage in Ilfracombe, Devon, England to pursue a simple life of contemplation. Men are anxious to do some great thing, to perform some great sacrifice which lies beyond the necessities of their experience, while all the time, perhaps, they are neglecting the one thing needful, are blind to that sacrifice which by its very nearness is rendered imperative.

Byways of Blessedness by James Allen

Rested and sustained, he will escape the fever and the delirium of life, and, strong and happy, he will not fall fainting og the dust, nor perish by the way, but will successfully accomplish his journey. Only a great man can do a great work; and he blessednese be great wherever he is, and will do his noble work under whatsoever conditions he may find himself when he has unfolded and revealed that work.

How do you begin each day? Where is it sought and found?