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your own inspiration; act upon it though all the world sit in judgment upon it, for when any soul puts aside selfish aims, and desires only to manifest the Highest, his life then becomes the Perfect One manifesting through him.
When you learn to let God manifest Himself through you in His own way, it will not be like the manifestation through anyone else. You will think and speak and do without previous thought or plan. You will be as new and surprising to yourself as to anyone else. "For it is not you that speaketh, but the Spirit of your Father which speaketh in you."
Oh, what supreme tranquillity we have when we are conscious that our thought is God's thought through us; our act, our word, God's act and word through us! We never stop to think of results; that is His care. We are quietly indifferent to criticism of lesser minds (mortal thought), for we knop whom we have believed. We know that what we speak and do is right though all the world be made wrong thereby. “What I must do is all that concerns me—not what people think," says Emerson. Then God in you becomes a law unto you and you have no longer need of external laws. God becomes wisdom unto you, ever revealing to your waiting soul more and more of Himself, giving you new and clear visions of truth, and indeed, "ye need not that any man teach you.” You have no longer use for external forms, which are but the limitations of truth and not truth itself. Then God—the Infallible shall be unto you and through you unto others, not only wisdom and understanding, but Love and Life and the abundance of all things needful.
Then shall you have at all times something new to give to others instead of looking to them to receive; for you will stand in the very storehouse of All-Good with the Master of the house, that through you He may pass out freely the bread and water of Life to those who are still holding up their empty cups to some human hand to be filled—not yet having learned to enter into all the fullness of Good for themselves.
O believe me, ye who seek Truth, who seek life and health and satisfaction, it is nowhere to be found until you seek it directly from the Fountainhead who "giveth to all men liberally and upbraideth not.'
Begin at once to put aside all things and people which you have hitherto interposed between your own soul and the Great Cause of all things.
Cease now and forever to lean on anything less than the Eternal. Nothing less can ever give you peace.
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