Quiet Courage of the Inner Light

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A Strange Thing

It is a strange thing indeed, but we seem to learn best  - and more too - when the going is tough. How come? Perhaps the answer lies in the simple act of letting go. When we simply can do no more, we are obliged to slacken our efforts - and in that very instance...

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Why Ask for More?

Before we ask for more by way of spiritual instruction, let us take care to properly examine what has already been given. What is here now - before I go searching for more guidance? What is the nature of this body/mind mechanism? What is the nature of this conscious...

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Your existence – take note

It may sound like nothing much, but in actuality, knowing that we exist - feeling that we are alive - is quite sufficient. Everything is contained in that simple, unassuming recognition of the basic fact of being who we naturally are. All of Reality - everything we...

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The ground of Being

United with the ground of being - at one with it. Yes, we always have been, but have known it not. Most of our sadness and suffering, have stemmed from this ignorance of our sacred origin. It is a great pity - a crying shame one might say - but all is not lost when we...

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Natural Presence

The more you turn towards your innate sense of existence, the more easily you will feel a natural awareness of presence emerging from within you.

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The roof of heaven

Do not be deflected from your highest aim - do not be dissuaded from touching the roof of Heaven in your quiet times. Then make sure you make time and space to bring those blessings down to earth in tangible ways - allowing the invisible to become visible. But it will...

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Abide as That

Conscious awareness emerges naturally from our own depths, and being natural to us, it is our very own - unmade and uncontrived. Abiding as That is simply to recollect and resume our true nature - and there is no effort involved, no need to strive any longer. What a...

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Facing the truth

We need to face up to the truth of our own situation - fairly and squarely, without fear or favour. To admit honestly to our failings, is to begin the profound process of healing.

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Precepts

The power of precepts resides in their application. We keep them by practising them.

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True courage

Stand your ground - and stop the headlong rush away from here. That is true courage.

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Meeting Evil with Mercy

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Tough Love

Tough Love ~ The Firm Wisdom of Mercy Philip Pegler explores how best to respond to hatred and evil in our world, in his book Meeting Evil with Mercy At such a critical juncture in international affairs, with countless people around the globe caught up in a prevailing...

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Meeting Evil with Mercy

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Hidden Beauty of the Commonplace

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The Way of Freedom

“Let us not ask that trouble may be removed from us, for until we have passed through suffering we shall continue to be troubled. One cannot overcome trouble by evading him, for he will meet us at another bend of the road, at a further crest of the hills, in yet...

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The Silence of the Seed

The Silence of the Seed When we first discover the treasure to be found in the life of the Spirit we want to tell others about it, especially when they are unhappy, sick or impoverished in some way. And so we lend them books, send them pamphlets, take them to some...

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Vision of Wholeness

Philip Pegler discusses some of the spiritual and philosophical ideas underpinning his book, ‘Hidden Beauty of the Commonplace’, which is a biography of his friend, Clare Cameron, whom he describes as a ‘poet and mystic of great sensitivity’. There is a profound truth...

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Author Interview

Gail Lynne Goodwin from Inspire Me Today interviewed Philip Pegler for her Daily Inspiration Podcast show in 2012.

Each day Gail’s website asks Inspirational Luminaries: “If you only had 500 words to share, what wisdom would you want to pass on to humanity? What have you learned that matters, and what doesn’t?”

You can listen to Philip’s Interview by playing the podcast recording in the audio player below.

You can read Philip’s 500 word article here

Interview with Philip Pegler

by Inspire Me Today | Hidden Beauty of the Commonplace