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The Heavenly Life

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In his ongoing quest to show the path to inner peace amid a noisy and cluttered world, the author of As a Man Thinketh-one of the most popular writers in the fields of inspiration at the turn of the 20th century-writes simply but eloquently on such topics as The Divine Center, The Unfailing Wisdom, Perfect Freedom, and The Might of Meekness. As always, his advice is both ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published March 15th 2007 by Cosimo Classics (first published November 30th 1907)
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Diamond Cowboy
Jan 22, 2016 Diamond Cowboy rated it it was amazing
The author James Allan wrote many books on contemplation and the search for inner peace in a loud mixed up world. This is both a pracital and spiritual guide to find this. I have practiced these methods in my own life and have found the peace that surpasses all understanding. Please read this volume and practice it's principles for your own and others benefit.
I recommend this book to all.
Enjoy and Be Blessed.
Feb 27, 2016 Hope rated it it was amazing
This book made it to my Top 10 books list...
Amazing book with clear a simple writing, yet it contains magnificent ideas for everyone struggling with life and the burden of sins and darkness within one's soul...
This book have a Christianity flavor to it but any religious person can identify easily with the ideas in the book...

i recommend it to anyone who seeks spiritual enlightenin
Andrea Hickman Walker
Nov 03, 2012 Andrea Hickman Walker rated it really liked it
Shelves: philosophy, religion
An interesting and peaceful philosophy of how to live, and what it means to be a good person. Despite the Christian vocabulary and the fairly regular references to Jesus, I feel this has far more in common with Eastern philosophies and religions, and even with New Age philosophies than with mainstream Christianity. There's very little in here that I don't agree with, though there are many things I have trouble with (the existence of some sort of God, for instance). The hard part is actually ...more
Dec 12, 2010 Dave rated it really liked it
Have this book in my audio library and have listened to it twice now. Will listen again.
Aug 30, 2016 Olamide OPEYEMI rated it really liked it
The heavenly life, another great book by James Allen, is a summary of thoughts, pungently calling man to a higher and purer way of living. He beautifully elevates the necessary discipline of the inner man that makes him an otherworldly person.

Although, I suspect that some may think these ideals too fantastic to experience in real life, I personally will suggest to such a one that he is in good company. That sincerity, is the first step to divinity, that is, sharing/experiencing the very nature
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Mar 10, 2014 Chenley Cabaluna rated it liked it
Dito ata ako nagsimula mag-Buddhism. I'm not pretty sure though hahaha. Oh ayan, magbagong buhay na tayong lahat at iwan ang ating mga kasalanan. chos. Basta masaya akong nagbabasa ng mga ganito nowadays lol
Apr 21, 2011 Layne rated it it was amazing
Audio Book - Another great short book by James Allen. Great Christian teachings and insights into the human soul.
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Allen was 15 when his father, a businessman, was robbed and murdered. He left school to work full-time in several British manufacturing firms to help support the family. He later married Lily L. Allen and became an executive secretary for a large company. At age 38, inspired by the writings of Leo Tolstoy, he retired from employment. Allen — along with his wife and thei
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