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God is Nature

The Universe, as a Whole, is the best possible.


The philosophers would have us first learn that there is a God, and that His Providence directs the Universe.

How else does Creation work so regularly if not by the admonishment of God?

Earthly things have a natural agreement and union with heavenly things.

If God had made colors, but had not made the faculty of seeing them, what would have been the use?

None at all.

If God had made the faculty of vision, but had not made objects such as to fall under that faculty, what would have been the use of it?

None at all.

Well, suppose that God had made both, but had not made light?

In that case, also, they would have been of no use.

When God urges the plants to flower, do they flower?

When God urges them to send forth shoots, do they send forth shoots?

When God urges them to produce fruit, do they produce fruit?

When God urges the fruit to ripen, does it ripen?

How does the moon wax and the wane? Does God urge it?

God has given the Seed of Life not only to my father and grandfather, but to all life generated on the Earth, and particularly to rational beings - for only these are formed to have communion with God.

Being by means of reason conjoined with God - why should not such an individual call himself a child of the Earth, why not a son or daughter of God, and why should he be afraid of anything which happens among men?

Are we not in a manner kinsmen of God, did we not come from God?

The man who would walk with God must strive with all his might to imitate God.

If God is faithful, he also must be faithful; if free, he also must be free; if beneficent, he also must be beneficent; if magnanimous, he also must be magnanimous.

Thus as an imitator of God he must follow God in every deed and word.

As our bodies are bound up and united with the whole is this not even more so with our Eternal Soul?

A carpenter becomes a carpenter by learning certain things.

A philosopher, by learning certain things, becomes a philosopher.

In the present case the mere desire to be wise and good is not enough.

It is necessary to learn certain things. This is then the object of our search.





The philosophers suggest we mention that God provides for all things and that we cannot conceal from God our acts or intentions.

Reason distinguishes between things that are and things that are not under our control.

The virtuous individual finds freedom in limiting his or her desires to things under his or her control.

To each individual God has granted this inward freedom in dealing with outward things that he may falsely desire that are neither his nor worth striving after.

To be moved by human affairs at the same time in your senses and understanding, and to assent to some, and to dissent from others, and again as to some things to suspend your judgement.

But do you retain in your Eternal Soul so many impressions from so many various things, and being moved by them, do you fall upon notions similar to those first impressed?

Is it difficult to see those impressions in a new light?

How is it the Son is able to Illuminate so large a part of everything previously hidden?

Corruption is of two sorts.

There is corruption of intellectual understanding.

This happens when a man obstinately refuses to acknowledge plain truths, and persists in maintaining what is self-contradictory.

There is corruption of the Eternal Soul.

This happens when a man obstinately refuses to acknowledge True Reality and the Truth of the Way of Life.

Nevertheless God has placed by every individual a guardian, a guardian who never sleeps, is never deceived - His Son.

When you have shut the doors and made darkness within, remember never to say that you are alone, for you are not as the Son is always with you!

These are the principles that in a house create compassion, in a city concord, among nations peace, teaching a man gratitude towards God with cheerful confidence.

When a man has this contentment proclaimed by God through reason, is he not at peace when he is alone?

He reflects, "Now no evil can happen to me; for me there is no robber, no earthquake, everything is full of tranquillity: every way, every city, every meeting, neighbor, companion is harmless."

One person whose business it is, supplies me with food; another with raiment; another with perceptions and another with preconceptions.

If I am not supplied with what is necessary, God gives the signal for retreat, opens the door, and says, 'Go.'

Go whither?

To nothing terrible, but to the place from which you came, to your friends and kinsmen, to the elements: what there was in you of fire goes to fire; of earth, to earth; of air, to air; of water to water when a man has such things to think on, and sees the sun, the moon and stars, and enjoys earth and sea, he is not solitary nor even helpless.

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