What you would do, if what you were to have it to do again, be sure to do as long as you live, in similar circumstances. If we only observed the allowances our reason makes upon reflection, when our passion is over, we could not lack a rule for how to behave ourselves again in similar occasions. An eternal wisdom, power, majesty, and goodness, would be very conspicuous to us, through those sensible and passing forms. You shall see an old miser come forth with a set gravity, and so much severity against the distressed, to excuse having to open his purse , that he will, whatever he has done, put it out of all question. We are violent in our affections, confused and without method in our whole life; making life a burden, which was given for a blessing; and so of little comfort to ourselves or others; failing to comprehend the true notion of happiness, and so missing of the right use of life, and way of happy living. In this divine glass they see face to face; and their converse is free, as well as pure. Advice for growing your own fruits and vegetables abounds in the book--whether you are planting a garden in your backyard or on your front porch or fire escape.
And I truly think, were I to live over this life again, I could not only, with God's grace, serve Him, but my neighbor and himself, better than I have done, and have seven years of my time to spare. A wise man makes what he learns his own, the other shows he's but a copy, or a collection at most. As the ministers of Christ are made by him, and 468. Rowling chose as one of the Deathly Hallows epigraphs mean in the context of that book? Fear and greed are great perversions of mankind, and where either prevail, good judgment is violated. Suppress informers in general; but where a matter requires notice, encourage the complaint, and right the aggrieved. Don't make friendships hastily, for fear of finding a reason to back off, making an enemy instead of a good neighbor.
For sinners also love those who love them. I do occasionally, but never more so than when a 21st century children's novel led me to this 17th collection of religious and philosophical maxims by William Penn, the great Quaker who founded the state of Pennsylvania. It is to this principle of Light, Life, and Grace, that this People refer all: for they say it is the great Agent in Religion; that, without which, there is no Conviction, so no Conversion, or Regeneration; and consequently no entering into the Kingdom of God. Along the way, she inspires you to feed yourself deliciously through the seasons. Since whether you are a parent or child, a prince or subject, a master or servant, single or married, public or private, low class or high class, rich or poor, prosperous or impoverished, in peace or controversy, in business or solitude; whatever your inclination or aversion, practice or duty is, you will find something suitably said for your direction and advantage. For we are both unthankful for the time we had it, and not honest enough to restore it, trying to retain it.
Impartiality is the life of justice, as it is the life of government. But God is the good man's beginning and end; his Luxury 28. Virtue is not secure against envy. Love grows, lust wastes by enjoyment; and the reason is, that one springs from a union of souls, and the other from an union of sense. It is great prudence both to limit and use prosperity. Neither be vain, unrestrained sexually, proud, drunken, revengeful or angry; nor lie, detract, backbite, overextend, oppress, deceive or betray. Rarely promise; but if lawful, constantly complete your promises.
Nothing does reason more right, than the coolness of those who offer it, for truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders, than from the arguments of its opposers. From what I can piece together , Penn wrote Some Fruits of Solitude while in hiding. In the Scriptures, in our hearts, by his servants and his providences. We must take care to do right things rightly; for a just sentence may be unjustly executed. I blessed God for the retirement given to me, and kiss the gentle hand which led me into it, for if this writing should prove barren to the world, it can never be so to me.
You can check my further W. They will be religious without it, and Christians without it, though this be the only means of making them so indeed. And yet perhaps I have not been the worst or the idlest man in the world; nor am I the oldest. Amuse not yourself therefore with the numerous opinions of the world, nor value yourself upon verbal orthodoxy, philosophy, or your skill in languages, or knowledge of the fathers, too much the business and vanity of the world. All contents are made by myself, Modeling, Texturing, Lighting, Compositing. Queen Anne received him favorably, and he remained in England till his death in 1718. Wherever this mixture exists, happiness is found.
I learned there were actually 2 volumes, the first published in 1693, the other in 1702. Nor can Spirits ever be divided that love and live in the same Divine Principle; the Root and Record of their Friendship. For his second thoughts rarely agree with his first, which result in considerable curtailing or correction. Strong liquors are good at some times, and in small proportions; being better for medicine than food, for cordials than common use. The country is his food as well as study; and gives him life, as well as learning. So keep your waist, hips, and chest covered; keep your dresses at a decent length; not burkas, but decent.
No man is compelled to evil; only his consent makes it his. How strange that in his dread of death, it pumped all the harder, valiantly keeping him alive. If this is true, princes and their noblemen, of all men, are the unhappiest, for they live alone the least. The poor died for lack of food and medical assistance. And the sum of all is holiness and charity. Never make a trial of skill assume a challenge in difficult or hazardous cases.
Be not jealous of what is imagined for that is foolish; as to be reasonably jealous, is wise. The humble, meek, merciful, just, pious and devout souls, are everywhere of one religion. Consider the words wisdom of Penn, from No Cross No Crown: Are you shapely, comely, beautiful - the exact draught of a human creature? This is an , anything else is speculation. I hope you have been following the discussion in the separate post below of what constitutes Harry Potter canon. A different time, different problems. In some sense he may be compared to Pharaoh's lean cows, for all that he has does him no good. He was under indictment for treason, his Irish estates had been confiscated, and his Pennsylvania holdings were at risk because of his fall from favor after the Restoration.
He who does not understand his employment, whatever else he knows, is unfit for it, and the public suffers by his inexpertness. In such controversies, it is all too common for some to say, both are to blame, excusing their own unconcern, which is a immoral neutrality. Since these are the qualities of a friend, before we chose a friend, we should insist on these qualities as qualification. Labor is wholesome for your body, and good for your mind. Rulers must not have passions in government, nor resent things beyond their needs and what religion teaches.