Friday, May 21, 2010

Something about readiness

Artist: August Macke

Have you ever tried to read a spiritual book before you were really ready and managed to get nowhere only to pick that same book up some years later and have it be utterly illuminating? Here's something about that:

Words are merely carriers of the secret, supernatural communications, the light and call of God. That is why spiritual books bear such different meanings for different types and qualities of soul, why each time we read them they give us something fresh, as we can bear it.

-- Evelyn Underhill

1 comment:

  1. Yes, I have ahd that experience; I could only guess that this was the problem when I was getting nowhere. This is helpful to know.


    wv: oyperadi Or perhaps my "oyperadi" was broken.


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