A Matchstick a Horse and Man: Chapter Twelve

MY LITTLE PARABLE

Once upon a time there lived three little housewives very happy and very new! They each lived in a flat in a big block in a busy city and because they were very friendly, too, they used to pool their food and have tea together at four o’clock every day. One day . . . → Read More: A Matchstick a Horse and Man: Chapter Twelve

A Matchstick a Horse and Man: Chapter Eleven

WHAT PRACTICE DOES

One of my new Students wrote the other day: “Very many thanks for your most kind and helpful letter, and those precious Lessons, and for accepting me into your large Family of Students, all bent, like myself, on gaining the victory over all negative conditions by putting God and His Perfectness in . . . → Read More: A Matchstick a Horse and Man: Chapter Eleven

A Matchstick a Horse and Man: Chapter Ten

TRIALS AND TEMPTATIONS

In the letters section of Bernard’s Weekly News this week I quoted my reply to a Student in which I said: “It wasn’t ‘sent’ from God. God loves you and wants every possible good for you.”

I think that is one of the biggest stumbling blocks of all if a person comes . . . → Read More: A Matchstick a Horse and Man: Chapter Ten

A Matchstick a Horse and Man: Chapter Nine

THE DENIAL OF MORTAL MAN

I think most of you will agree that two of the most conflicting statements (seemingly) in the New Testament are:” Deny thyself; take up thy cross and follow Me.” (Matt. 16, 24. Mark 8, 34. Luke 9, 23.) And: “Ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full.” . . . → Read More: A Matchstick a Horse and Man: Chapter Nine

A Matchstick a Horse and Man: Chapter Eight

DOWN-TO-EARTH DETAILS

Do you know, Family, that in spite of all the Thought Bricks teaching, Students still give me the hint, at times, that they are not really sure if thoughts have power or not? For instance, they tell me that, if a thing they are hoping and praying for does not come to them . . . → Read More: A Matchstick a Horse and Man: Chapter Eight

A Matchstick a Horse and Man: Chapter Seven

THINGS VISIBLE AND INVISIBLE

Have you met a person who says that he only believes what he can see? Have you, perhaps, been that man or that woman? Are you, perhaps, that man or that woman now?

In the many thousands of letters that I receive, this underlying idea reveals itself at times like a . . . → Read More: A Matchstick a Horse and Man: Chapter Seven

A Matchstick a Horse and Man: Chapter Six

The Invisible Market

Once upon a time there lived a man named Nigel Gatling. He worked in a factory stamping out a small metal part for an unimportant metal tool. He lived in a small terrace house in an unimportant district. In fact, he did nothing of any importance at all and found life very . . . → Read More: A Matchstick a Horse and Man: Chapter Six

A Matchstick a Horse and Man: Chapter Five

The Way of Inner Working

TIhe other day I had a letter from a Student who told me of her difficulties regarding noise in the house where, she lives. I was so sorry, for I know how trying it is to live with a constant disturbance. in fact, I always find silence feeding in an . . . → Read More: A Matchstick a Horse and Man: Chapter Five

A Matchstick a Horse and Man: Chapter Four

God’s Invitation

From time to time I have letters of quiet and patient bewilderment from members, especially new members of my large Student Family. They say, in effect: “I have always tried to live a good life; I was brought up in a Christian home; I went to Sunday school and church; I try to . . . → Read More: A Matchstick a Horse and Man: Chapter Four

A Matchstick a Horse and Man: Chapter Three

Our Real World

I have had three letters this week on the subject of the kingdom within. (” The kingdom of God is within you,” said the Master.) The first I want to quote is from a Student who writes: ” I am daily being renewed with faith, hope and courage from within, and finding . . . → Read More: A Matchstick a Horse and Man: Chapter Three

A Matchstick a Horse and Man: Chapter Two

Hast Thou Not Known?

FROM time to time, among the many letters I receive, I come across phrases like this: “I know now that thought is an important thing, but up to a year or so ago I didn’t think thoughts mattered at all.” Or: ” My faith in the power of thought is beginning . . . → Read More: A Matchstick a Horse and Man: Chapter Two