"[...]you to Death! Most wonderful and most pitiful it is that such folly, such blasphemy should still prevail, -and that humanity should still ascribe to the Almighty Creator less wisdom and less love than that with which He has endowed His creatures. For the very first lesson in the beginning of knowledge is that Life is the essential Being of ...
"[...]you to Death! Most wonderful and most pitiful it is that such folly, such blasphemy should still prevail, -and that humanity should still ascribe to the Almighty Creator less wisdom and less love than that with which He has endowed His creatures. For the very first lesson in the beginning of knowledge is that Life is the essential Being of God, and that each individual intelligent outcome of Life is deathless as God Himself. The 'Wilderness' is wide, -and within it we all find ourselves, -some wandering far astray-some crouching listlessly among shadows, too weary to move at all-others, sauntering along in idle indifference, now and then vaguely questioning how soon and where the journey will end, -and few ever discovering that it is not a 'Wilderness' at all, but a garden of sweet sights and sounds, where every day should be a glory and every night a benediction. For when the veil of mere Appearances has been lifted we are no longer deceived into accepting what Seems for what Is. The Reality of Life is Happiness;-the Delusion of Life, which we ourselves create by improper balance and imperfect comprehension of our own powers, must needs cause Sorrow, because in such self-deception we only dimly see the truth, just as a person born blind may vaguely guess at the beauty of bright day. But for the Soul that has found Itself, there are no more misleading lights or shadows between its own everlastingness and the everlastingness of God. All the world over there are religions of various kinds, more or less suited to the various types and races of humanity. Most of these forms of faith have been evolved from the brooding brain of Man himself, and have nothing 'divine, ' in them. In the very early[...]."
New. New. May have slight shelfwear from storage. Life Everlasting: A Romance of Reality By Marie Corelli (Author) Product Details Paperback 439 pages. Publisher: Borden Publishing Company (June 1, 1978) Language: English ISBN-10: 0875050921 ISBN-13: Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 5.3 x 1.2 inches.
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