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Re: Words of Wisdom by George William Russell - AE. (4/10/1867-7/17/1935)

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  • walto
    Thanks for this, Bob. FWIW, I adore the descriptions of AE in George Moore s _Hail and Farewell_, which is my very favorite memoir. It s a great book, and AE
    Message 1 of 3 , May 8, 2012
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      Thanks for this, Bob. FWIW, I adore the descriptions of AE in George Moore's _Hail and Farewell_, which is my very favorite memoir. It's a great book, and AE was an awesome character.

      W

      --- In meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com, medit8ionsociety <no_reply@...> wrote:
      >
      > "When our lamp is lit, we find the house of
      > our being has many chambers, and creatures live
      > there who come and go, and we must ask whether
      > they have the right to be in our house; and
      > there are corridors there leading into the hearts
      > of others, and windows which open into eternity,
      > and we hardly can tell where our own being ends
      > and another begins, or if there is any end to our
      > being. If we brood with love upon this myriad
      > unity, following the meditation ordained by Buddha
      > for the brothers of his order, to let our minds
      > pervade the whole wide world with heart of love,
      > we come more and more to permeate, or to be
      > pervaded by the lives of others. We are haunted
      > by unknown comrades in many moods, whose naked
      > souls pass through ours, and reveal themselves
      > to us in an unforgettable instant, and we know
      > them as we hardly know those who are the daily
      > comrades of our heart, who, however intimate,
      > are hidden from us by the husk of the body.
      > As the inner life grows richer we beget more
      > of these affinities. We wonder what relation with
      > them is rightly ours. Do we affect them by a
      > sympathy unknown to them as they move us by a
      > revelation more intimate than could be uttered
      > by words? We discover in ourselves a new sense."
      > ---------------------------------------------------------
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    • medit8ionsociety
      Yo W, Never knew about George Moore before. Will check out. Thanks!
      Message 2 of 3 , May 8, 2012
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        Yo W,
        Never knew about George Moore before. Will check out.
        Thanks!

        --- In meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com, "walto" <calhorn@...> wrote:
        >
        > Thanks for this, Bob. FWIW, I adore the descriptions of AE in George Moore's _Hail and Farewell_, which is my very favorite memoir. It's a great book, and AE was an awesome character.
        >
        > W
        >
        > --- In meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com, medit8ionsociety <no_reply@> wrote:
        > >
        > > "When our lamp is lit, we find the house of
        > > our being has many chambers, and creatures live
        > > there who come and go, and we must ask whether
        > > they have the right to be in our house; and
        > > there are corridors there leading into the hearts
        > > of others, and windows which open into eternity,
        > > and we hardly can tell where our own being ends
        > > and another begins, or if there is any end to our
        > > being. If we brood with love upon this myriad
        > > unity, following the meditation ordained by Buddha
        > > for the brothers of his order, to let our minds
        > > pervade the whole wide world with heart of love,
        > > we come more and more to permeate, or to be
        > > pervaded by the lives of others. We are haunted
        > > by unknown comrades in many moods, whose naked
        > > souls pass through ours, and reveal themselves
        > > to us in an unforgettable instant, and we know
        > > them as we hardly know those who are the daily
        > > comrades of our heart, who, however intimate,
        > > are hidden from us by the husk of the body.
        > > As the inner life grows richer we beget more
        > > of these affinities. We wonder what relation with
        > > them is rightly ours. Do we affect them by a
        > > sympathy unknown to them as they move us by a
        > > revelation more intimate than could be uttered
        > > by words? We discover in ourselves a new sense."
        > > ---------------------------------------------------------
        > > Fair Use Notice: This document may contain
        > > copyrighted material whose use has not been specifically
        > > authorized by the copyright owners. I believe that
        > > this not-for-profit, educational use on the Web
        > > constitutes a fair use of the copyrighted material
        > > (as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law).
        > > If you wish to use this copyrighted material for purposes
        > > of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain
        > > permission from the copyright owner.
        > >
        >
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