Letters of the Scattered Brotherhood Author:Mary Strong Letters of genuine spiritual experience, evidence of the timelessness of the idea of inner spiritual illumination. — "The kingdom of heaven is happiness because those who have found it and abide in it have become aware of the beauty of the infinite Spirit. Those who live in that kingdom know that everything must be met and challenged with a shou... more »t; challenge everything with the Spirit of joy. This may seem a hard saying for it seems to leave out pity. No, the lifting quality of confidence, of faith in ultimate victory, heals, susutains and comforts those in darkness and sorrow. The secret is --and this is what you are here for--to find the pearl of great price, to keep from losing it, from letting it grow dull and to remember that it has the power to release you from those characteristics which have held you a prisoner in your own limitations. This is being on the side of the angels." --from the book.
For anoyone in search of spiritual strength and sustenance, these letters will be a revelation echoing with the ring of genuine experinece. Their anonymous conposers have clearly meditated hard and long on the central issues and needs of life; their words speak volumes of spiritual wisdom. "Letters of the Sacred Brotherhood" had the subtle ability to address every reader's specific problem or question, for though it is full of gentleness and reassurance, it yet never strays for the clean, hard truths that transcend pious sentimentality.
Interspersed with these pithy communiques of the spirit are quotations from great Christian thinkers of the past, including Saint Augustine, John Bunyan, and John Donne. Together they constitute a mighty army of God's continuing revelation to his beloved creation.
Here, then, is serenity for troubled times, and a timeless well of spiritual refreshment.« less