Monday, July 30, 2007

Psychic "vs" Spiritual

Of all the excerpts from the book Reality, this is one of those that absolutely stuns me!

With so much confusion in the world about what is or isn't Spiritual, this stark answer is a deep challenge!

"To tamper with psychic forces while in this world interferes with the condition of the soul in the world to come. These forces are real, but, normally, are not active on this plane. The child in the womb has its eyes, ears, hands, feet, etc., but they are not in activity. The whole purpose of life in the material world is the coming forth into the world of Reality, where those forces will become active. They belong to that world."

‘Abdu’l-Bahá, quoted in Esslemont: Bahá’u’lláh and the New Era, p.

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