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Weekly Theme for Contemplation: Speech and Health

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    Weekly Theme for Contemplation: Speech and Health

    “By purifying words, speech and the aura around words, and by cleansing one’s
    motivaiton, one’s tone of voice and one’s movements, one can reorient oneself and
    so draw finer elementals into one’s sphere. ” — Aquarian Almanac

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Weekly Theme for Contemplation: Speech and Health

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    June 10, 2017 Weekly Theme for Contemplation: Speech and Health

    Of all actions, the highest is that of speech. — TSONG-KHA-PA

    Govern thy lips
    As they were palace-doors, the King within;
    Tranquil and fair and courteous be all words
    Which from that presence win.
    — SIR EDWIN ARNOLD

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    June 11, 2017 Theme for Contemplation: Speech and Health

    It is a law of occult dynamics that a given amount of energy expended on the
    spiritual or astral plane is productive of far greater results than the same amount
    expended on the physical objective plane of existence. — H. P. BLAVATSKY

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    June 12, 2017 Theme for Contemplation: Speech and Health

    The kingdom is within you and without you. — JESUS

    To hear the voice of the silence is to understand that from within
    comes the only true guidance. — LIGHT ON THE PATH

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    June 13, 2017 Weekly Theme for Contemplation: Speech and Health

    Real self-knowledge is the awakening to consciousness
    of the divine nature of man. — Aquarian Axioms

    The music that can deepest reach,
    And cure all ills, is cordial speech.
    — RALPH WALDO EMERSON

    Hold every moment sacred. Give each clarity and meaning, each the weight
    of thine awareness, each its true and due fulfillment. — THOMAS MANN

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      To expand on Emerson’s quote, cordial speech, which proceeds cordial intention, begins within one’s thoughts. The rest is a domino effect.

      Mann’s words are a great reminder that awareness is the most basic “ingredient” that regards each moment as sacred. Awareness makes meaning easier to realize and resistance easier to release.

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        You could call it non-violence of mind, harmony of thought. Thank you for your kind thoughts and gentle speech!

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    June 14, 2017 Theme for Contemplation: Noetic Psychology

    God protects the silent man. — Persian Proverb

    Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled. — HORACE

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    June 15, 2017 Weekly Theme for Contemplation: Speech and Health

    Magnetism is communicated, propagated and intensified
    by sound. — FRANZ ANTON MESMER

    Let us wait patiently, in the slence that follows all effort,
    knowing that this is how Nature works. — W. Q. JUDGE

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    June 15, 2017 Weekly Theme for Contemplation: Speech and Health

    Magnetism is communicated, propagated and intensified
    by sound. — FRANZ ANTON MESMER

    Let us wait patiently, in the silence that follows all effort,
    knowing that this is how Nature works. — W. Q. JUDGE

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    June 16, 2017 Weekly Theme for Contemplation: Speech and Health

    Both directly and indirectly one must act only for
    the welfare of sentient beings. — SHANTIDEVA

    First woman in space (Valentina Tereshkova) 1963
    International Day of the African Child (UNICEF)
    International Court of Justice (U.N. World Court) established 1945

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    “Another useless function is talk, we talk too much. We talk and talk and talk, and we never really notice it. Generally we think we talk very little, much too little, but particularly those people who talk most think that they never talk. This is a very useful subject for watching. You will see how your day passes, how many mechanical things you say in certain conditions, how many other mechanical things in other conditions. Or you will notice that you just talk and talk because it gives you pleasure, or fills your time. It is necessary to watch it and stop at least some of this unnecessary talk. Talk, imagination, lying and expressing negative emotions. are in fact our chief functions.”

    – P.D. Ouspensky, The Fourth Way (a record of talks and answers to questions based on the teaching of G.I. Gurdjieff)

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    God protects the silent man. — Persian Proverb
    June 15, 2017 at 6:53 am #5831

    This is the first time I’ve come across this proverb. It’s profound and the following comes to mind. Excessive speech with our peers and excessive inner monologue creates a cloud that blurs intuitive knowing. This cloud is the antithesis of silence. Intuitive knowing is most accessible in silence and it’s the safeguard against choices that do not serve us.

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