Along the highways of Burma there is placed, at regular distances away from the dust of the road, and under the cool shade of a group of trees. Byways of Blessedness. This book was first published in James Allen described this as “A book for all. It aims to reveal the sublime principles which lie . Byways of blessedness By James Allen [James Allen] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Along the highways of Burma there is placed.

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Once again James Allen instructs us on how to improve our life and spiritual wellbeing through the power of positive thinking.

She performs all her domestic duties, down to the washing, finds time to attend on sick neighbours, and manages to keep entirely out of the two common quagmires – debt and despondency. To ask other readers questions about Byways of Blessednessplease sign up.

Prejudice and ill-will are complete barriers to the giving of sympathy, while pride and vanity are total barriers to its reception.

He never sought greatness; he sought faithfulness, unselfishness, integrity, truth; and in finding these in the common round of small tasks and duties he unconsciously ascended to the level of greatness. The inevitable is the best. It is an urgent necessity calling forth unused energy, and demanding the expression and employment of latent power and hidden resources.

I have recently heard a true story of a Dartmoor convict whose terms of incarceration in various convict stations extended to over forty years. Bywayys gardener who most carefully studies how, when, and where to put in his seeds obtains the best results and gains the greater horticultural knowledge.

Rested and sustained, he will escape the fever and the delirium of life, and, strong and happy, he will not fall fainting in the dust, nor perish by the way, but will successfully accomplish his journey. Anything short of this is not true power, and this can only be developed along the normal pathway of steady growth in executing ever more and more masterfully, unselfishly, and perfectly the daily round of legitimate tasks and pressing obligations.


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The same law holds good in any important work: Get a FREE e-book by joining our mailing list today! More books in this series: The sinner is one whose understanding is undeveloped, and he ignorantly chooses wrong modes of action.

Whosoever is blinded and deluded by vanity will continually see something in the actions bydays the attitudes of others towards him at which to take offence, and the more there is of vanity the more greatly will the imaginary slight or wrong be exagerrated. No one is doomed to carry any load. Classic Self Help Book for Motivation.

Byways of Blessedness

He has no knowledge of the law which governs human actions, and never thinks of associating his sufferings with his own wrongdoing, but believes that they are caused by the wrong-doing of others or are the mysterious dispensations of Providence, and therefore not to be inquired into or understood.

He had been taught to regard lying as wrong, and his conscience bore out that teaching, but he believed that it brought to him profit, proesperity and happiness, and that honesty would bring him loss, poverty, and misery – in a word, he regarded lying, deep in his heart, as the right thing to do, and honesty as the wrong practice.

The small is not merely the apologetic attendant of the great, it is its master and informing genius. Numbers of people are today suffering the fiery torments of an unforgiving spirit, and only when they make an effort to overcome that spirit can they know what ov cruel and exacting taskmaster they are serving.

Just How to Wake the Solar Plexus. Great New Thought Resources: Classic Self Improvement Book.

They will know nothing of the frequent fierceness of the fight you are waging, of the wounds you receive and the healing balm you apply, of the anguish and the after-peace; but they will know that you have grown sweeter and gentler, stronger and more silently self-reliant, more patient and pure, and that they are rested and helped by your presence.


Allen’s books byeays the use of the power of thought to increase personal capabilities. Then there is a sense in which every day may be regarded as the beginning of a new life, in which one can think, act, and live newly, and in a wiser and better spirit. The Path Of Prosperity.

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The unforgiving lf resentful spirit is a source of great suffering and sorrow, and he who harbours and encourages it, who does not overcome and abandon it, forfeits much blessedness, and does not obtain any measure of true enlightenment.

It is hidden away from the eyes of all the world, nay, even from the gaze of those who are nearest to you, for no eyes of flesh can perceive its spiritual beauty.

He who would be clothed in new garments must first cast away the old, and he who would find the True must sacrifice the false. You can will to live each fragment nobly if you choose, and, this being done, there can be no particle of baseness in the finished whole. The laws which must be observed in the building of a house also operate blsesedness the building up of a business.

I will give my cheerful, unselfish, and undivided attention to the doing of all those things which enter into my compact with life, and, though I walk under colossal responsibilities, I shall be unconscious of any troublesome weight or grievous burden.