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The Brown Book Commentaries

A compendium of short commentaries illuminating the symbolism & deeper meanings of all the quotes & illustrations found in "The Brown Book" -- a Journal of Universal Truth I compiled over a six-year period (from 2003 to 2009) NOTE: while not entirely necessary, readers are advised to read the Introduction before either enjoying these Commentaries or perusing The Brown Book itself

The Brown Book

The Brown Book Commentaries Expositions on & explanations of the Quotes & Illuminations within Scaughdt‘s ―Tome of Truth‖ via Scaughdt an (i)am publication 3 rd Edition

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  • Page 14 and 15: ―There is a teaching common to al
  • Page 16 and 17: “Exhort one another every day, as
  • Page 18 and 19: ―Previous experience is never a s
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  • Page 28 and 29: ―My Work is to carry Love everywh
  • Page 30 and 31: … See the Golden Core within ever
  • Page 32 and 33: … Persistent courage is The Way.
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    PAGE 19 NOTE: Page 19a was used as

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    ―Everything in Nature invites us

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    PAGE 23 Image 056 (Page 23b) … He

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    PAGE 27 Image 060 (Page 27a) … Th

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    Image 062c (Page 28a - bottom middl

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    Image 065 (Page 29a - main image ov

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    ―If we don‘t know Where we are,

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    ―Love is Life. Everything I under

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    Deflected gratification always brin

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    The Truth of bees in flight - that

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    Image 073 (Page 37a) … I'm not su

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    PAGE 39 NOTE here that quite a bit

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    PAGE 40 NOTE: Pages 40-170 are fill

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    Pyramids and flames are overlapping

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    “Have Courage … for it is your

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    ―Where the water runs dry, the fi

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    “Then two will be in the field; o

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    PAGE 43 ―Believing in your Self i

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    ―Still, I am Learning.‖ ~ Miche

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    PAGE 44 ―Those who have the privi

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    Image 090 (Page 44b) … A picture

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    ―We are all flowing within a perp

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    ―Strengthen your belief in your S

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    ―Happy, in every sense of the wor

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    PAGE 48 ―Great Day!‖ ~ Charles

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    ―You allWays find what You are lo

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    ―There are three Doves [of Peace]

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    “God is Light and in Him there is

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    Image 107 (Page 51a) … Four happy

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    PAGE 52 ―The hardest thing to Lea

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    ―It is not enough to come to The

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    PAGE 53 ―I [sometimes] forget tha

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    “Now the Son of Man has been glor

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    ―In the End, be sure to Become yo

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    Image 119 (Page 54b - bottom) … T

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    PAGE 56 “And you are not to be ca

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    ―As far as Happiness is concerned

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    Image 124 (Page 57a) … I call thi

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    Image 126 (Page 57b) … This image

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    Image 128 (Page 58a - bottom) … T

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    PAGE 59 ―Life is not what happens

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    ―Anyway, I keep picturing all the

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    ―In order to live Free & Happy, y

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    PAGE 61 ―The most important thing

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    Image 135 (Page 61a - bottom overle

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    ―It is a fool that looks for logi

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    “And the Peace of God, which surp

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    ―Remember allWays … that what y

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    PAGE 63 ―It all starts slowly - s

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    “Their End will match their deeds

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    PAGE 64 156 ―True Mastery require

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    ―See what others do not See … S

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    ―Who comes to a spring thirsty an

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    ―Humor is when one laughs anyway.

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    Image 149 (Page 66a) … A picture

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    Image 151 (Page 66b - main image)

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    ―One should not collect all the b

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    ―It is not our abilities that def

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    ―Those on The Way are almost invi

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    ―Where there is hatred, let me so

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    “Because he himself was tested by

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    ―Actions Speak … Words mumble.

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    PAGE 70 180 ―Let everyone sweep i

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    Image 165 (Page 70b) … This was t

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    “Whoever drinks from my Mouth wil

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    ―Nothing is ever lost - We‘re o

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    Real Love - the Love that brings wi

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    ―To BE: Pray for Guidance … Be

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    ―The bottom line is that you shou

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    “Nothing is unclean in itself; bu

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    “Be Faith-full to the point of de

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    PAGE 74 ―I find the moments when

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    ―It takes two to be ‗separated

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    Image 180 (Page 74b) … This pictu

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    “Very truly, I tell You, no one c

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    ―Avoid manifesting mountains that

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    ―Play all of Life‘s games using

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    Image 185 (Page 76b - bottom) … T

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    ―Avoid looking for new ways to fl

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    PAGE 78 Image 188 (Page 78a - top &

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    PAGE 80 “Where the Spirit of the

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    PAGE 81 Image 192 (Page 81a) … Th

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    ―Re-mind your Self!‖ ~ anonymou

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    Image 196 (Page 82b) … This pictu

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    “Lord, how often should I forgive

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    Image 198 (Page 83b - top right)

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    PAGE 84 Image 200a (Page 84a) … T

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    ―The Highest Good is like water.

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    PAGE 85 ―God rests in the space b

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    Image 203 (Page 85a - bottom) … T

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    ―The 9 Meditations: Get there by

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    “So they are no longer two, but o

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    ―We don‘t need to learn to let

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    Image 212 (Page 87b - top) … This

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    “Therefore, what God has joined t

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    Image 217 (Page 88b) … This is a

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    “You will show me the Path of Lif

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    ―Do not follow where the path may

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    PAGE 90 ―Inhabit the Mystery.‖

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    ―Wisdom is the realization of how

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    PAGE 91 ―Without going outside, y

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    Survival - the Art therein … Acce

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    PAGE 92 ―Life, too, in the desert

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    Image 229 (Page 92b - top right)

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    “I will See You again, and your H

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    ―Live what Life brings. Die what

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    ―Not as far as I am aware - and I

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    “The Father and I are ONE.” ~ J

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    “The Powers of the Heavens will b

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    “All things are lawful, but not a

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    ―The more Creative you choose to

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    ―Tears are often the telescope by

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    ―To be brothers, to live in Peace

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    Image 246 (Page 97b) … This pictu

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    “For all who are led by the Spiri

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    ―Avoid judging others.‖ ~ Human

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    ―Live a good and honorable Life.

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    PAGE 99 ―Justice is Truth in acti

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    Image 250 (Page 99a - bottom) … T

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    PAGE 100 ―May wisdom shine throug

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    ―[Avoid] spending a long time rub

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    “I testify on my own behalf, and

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    ―Hell is GOD taking your Soul gen

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    ―If things are not flowing smooth

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    Concerning thought: ask not that th

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    Image 262 (Page 103a) … This is a

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    “He who wins Souls is saved.” ~

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    ―Behind the true Force that peopl

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    Flow with the most Wonder-full and

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    And remember that we can only power

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    Image 268 (Page 104b - top) … Joy

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    PAGE 105 ―You don‘t have to be

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    Image 274 (Page 105a) … This is a

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    ―The Sage‘s illness has become

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    Image 276 (Page 106a - top left)

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    ―Faith is to believe because you

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    PAGE 107 ―Humility is in choosing

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    ―Success: to laugh often, to win

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    PAGE 108 ―The world is round and

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    Image 286 (Page 108b) … This pict

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    Image 287 (Page 109a) … This is a

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    Old Problem: Loneliness … Antidot

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    “You are the Light of the world

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    Image 292 (Page 110b) … This draw

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    Image 295 (Page 111a - top center)

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    Image 297 (Page 111b) … This is o

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    ―No one knows - No one knew … E

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    ―I believe in the supreme worth o

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    PAGE 113 ―In the path of our Happ

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    ―Treat life with grace and dignit

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    Image 302 (Page 114a) … This is a

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    Image 305 (Page 114b - main image)

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    “These mysteries God has revealed

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    ―[Life] isn‘t an optical illusi

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    ―To learn something new, take the

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    The wound creates the Healing when

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    Image 310 (Page 117b) … This is a

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    “Things I’ve Learned: … that

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    … that when you choose to harbor

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    Our ultimate Truth is the power & t

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    ―When you are born, your Work is

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    ―The Universities do not teach al

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    386 “The death he died, he died t

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    PAGE 121 “Be transformed by the r

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    ―Religion is for those afraid of

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    ―Everything begins with choice.

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    PAGE 122 ―If it takes a lot of wo

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    “Become obedient from the Heart t

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    Image 326 (Page 123a - top right)

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    PAGE 124 ―Friend, our closeness i

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    ―God gave us memories that we mig

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    Image 332 (Page 125a - top) … Thi

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    PAGE 126 ―It‘s Love that heals

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    ―Tread gently around flowers and

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    ―Why don‘t you pair ‗em up in

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    ―Go to your Sacred Place, find ou

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    ―I have one small drop of Knowing

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    ―Keep walking, though there‘s n

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    ―Not all who wander are lost.‖

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    Image 345 (Page 129b - overleaf)

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    PAGE 130 ―This is a creating Univ

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    ―Nothing in this world is so Powe

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    ―People will allWays act like you

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    ―Every moment is The Beginning.

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    ―Form is condensed emptiness.‖

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    “If you continue in my Word … Y

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    Image 352 (Page 132a) … This pict

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    “Do not resist an evildoer. But i

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    ―What you are currently doing is

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    ―In end effect each person posses

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    PAGE 134 ―Whoever gazed upon the

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    “In Christ we speak as persons of

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    PAGE 135 ―The very basic core of

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    ―Every tome of Truth is written b

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    ―Life isn‘t ever truly fair - a

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    “But just as at that time when th

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    ―What makes the Man? More than hi

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    ―Insanity: the belief that one ca

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    ―We are on an irreversible trend

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    Image 368 (Page 138a) … This pict

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    ―The world is ruled by allowing t

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    Image 370 (Page 139a) … This pict

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    “Foxes have dens and birds have t

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    Image 373 (Page 140a) … This is a

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    “For everyone will be salted with

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    PAGE 141 ―When you engage the wor

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    “Whatever you ask for in prayer,

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    “We must obey God rather than any

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    PAGE 142 ―Many have set about to

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    ―Being as being is Good‖ (or

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    ―Looking for someone? Found someo

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    ―I would rather be ashes than dus

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    “Above all, clothe yourselves wit

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    PAGE 144 ―Dream on, my dear … a

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    “As you enter the house, greet it

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    First & foremost, realize that ―h

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    Image 393 (Page 145a - top) … Thi

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    ―Today, like every other day, we

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    ―Suffering cannot be perpetuated;

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    ―Life‘s gifts cannot be earned

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    “Do not worry about how you are t

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    “He was in the wilderness for for

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    “Those who drink of the Water I g

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    Image 405 (Page 148b) … This pict

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    PAGE 149 “I have been crucified w

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    “The Time is fulfilled and the Ki

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    PAGE 150 514 ―Being: unencumbered

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    ―Overcome evil with Good, falseho

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    ―Danger is intention at reckless

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    ―If the fool would persist in his

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    ―If nobody makes you do it, it co

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    ―Just because an animal is large,

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    ―The only reason to make a buzzin

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    PAGE 152 “Though treated like an

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    ―Believe in life before death.‖

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    ―And think not that you can direc

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    A Messiah of the Word is one who li

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    Image 422 (Page 153b) … This pict

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    Image 423 (Page 154a) … This pict

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    ―The most important experiences a

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    PAGE 155 ―The cause of all confli

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    Note first & foremost here that the

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    PAGE 156 ―The world is simply thr

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    ―Nature speaks in signs and symbo

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    “Said Jesus: Which of these three

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    ―Whoever undertakes to set himsel

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    And who are our enemies? Those atta

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    Image 435 (Page 157b - top right)

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    Image 436 (Page 157b - bottom right

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    Image 440 (Page 158a - bottom overl

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    ―Remember there‘s no such thing

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    Image 443 (Page 159a - center left)

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    ―She had asked him to desire her,

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    “Go; let it be done for you accor

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    570 ―Material things are not gift

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    ―The absolute Integrity of an art

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    ―Liberation and freedom are both

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    Image 459 (Page 161b - bottom right

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    What little actual substance we are

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    ―We can do for others only what t

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    ―Love the things you Love for wha

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    ―I am a deep well of wisdom. I sh

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    ―Never is a long, long time.‖ ~

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    PAGE 166 ―Sometimes you cannot be

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    ―A child‘s Love is like a whisp

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    PAGE 167 Image 472 (Page 167a) …

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    PAGE 168 “And the Spirit is the o

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    Image 479a-c (Page 168b) … These

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    ―And The Song, from beginning to

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    Image 483 (Page 170a) … This prin

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    PAGE 171 Home is always reborn wher

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