This short book by Ralph Waldo Trine stands out in the huge body of New Thought literature for several reasons. First of all, he uses the phrase 'A Science of Mind' nearly two decades before the... More > Ernest Holmes book of the same title. Second, and much more importantly, is the stress he places on service and compassion, not only to humanity, but to also animals, in fact, all sentient or conscious beings. It also addresses one objection which often comes up in discussions of New Thought: if we create the universe with our own minds, why should we care about others? Trine clearly states that an ability to care for others is central to being able to access one's inner power. Lastly, he says plainly that the best way to achieve this is by 'silence.' Where others waltz around the issue of how to develop mental powers, Trine offers a powerful and simple technique to do so, what we today call meditation.
This thought-provoking book, which can be read in one sitting, is a perennial classic of this genre.< Less
In The Higher Powers of Mind and Spirit, New Thought expert Ralph Waldo Trine speaks of those "moments in the lives of all of us when we catch glimpses of a life — our life — that is... More > infinitely beyond the life we are now living." This volume is packed with profound insights and practical tips designed to help readers break past the self-imposed limits holding them back and live a richer, more satisfying life.< Less
What makes for a well-balanced, useful and happy life is not necessarily being too serious and pious. Anything that keeps us from a free, happy, spontaneous existence is good for us, in balance. ... More > The path to happiness, is not overly moral. This book aims above morality, to truth itself.< Less
The multitude of readers who have found help in the writings of Ralph Waldo Trine will welcome this volume. It is a strong plea for a vital and practical religion, "a religion of the spirit that... More > relates itself intimately to the affairs of everyday life," and that is devoid of the formalism and the materialism which too often are found bearing the name of religion.Such a religion the author nds revealed in the life and teachings of Jesus, whose statement of the two great commandments, love to God and I love to man, he characterizes as the greatest saying in the world's history. The appropriation of this truth and its corollary, our essential oneness with the Universal Divine Life, will revolutionize and reconstruct human society, as the individual members of it are brought under the power of God in the soul, "speaking directly."< Less
The author, Ralph Waldo Trine, does not aim to present any system of philosophy, but rather to point out some facts of life that he found true and valuable, that may be of help to others. Likewise in... More > regard to religion - truly conceived and lived, it is a tremendous force in connection with the affairs and problems of common everyday life.
Ralph Waldo Trine was a mentor of the New Thought Movement. His writings had a great influence on many of his contemporaries including Ernest Holmes, founder of Religious Science, Queen Victoria, and Henry Ford, who credited his success to Trine's teachings. No other New Thought author has sold more books. Trine died peacefully in 1958 at the age of 91.< Less
In this book, Ralph Waldo Trine gives the reader fifty-two lessons, one for each week of the year, that will guide you through manifesting The Law of Attraction and The Law of Prosperity in your life... More > while showing you The Secret Of The Highest Power. This powerful tool greatly influenced The Secret, Think and Grow Rich, and The Power of Positive Thinking. Now you can tap into this awesome power in a creative and constructive way.< Less