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Joy Philosophy
 
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and several times the thought flitted through my mind that perhaps it was all nonsense after all, and that I might as well have gone. Well, the outcome was that the train I would have taken, had I gone, met with a fearful accident wherein many were killed or badly wounded. This is only one of many such experiences I have had.” And I could tell you still others on my own account.

The One Great Intelligence has built in every human heart a "Urim and Thummim,” which, as a guide, transcends any human brain that ever existed, or ever will.

In fact, every great brain is the result of enlightenment from this very center.

At one’s wits’ ends there is infinite light, only waiting to be used. And if only one’s inward eye is single toward this light his whole wits shall be full of light.

In olden times people were too dull and material to consult the Light until they had groped into all sorts of trouble in the dark. They supposed it necessary for man to get to his utmost extremity before the Light would shine upon his way. They nosed in the dust and darkness, believing that their natural source and habitat. Then in their hours of extreme need they washed off the dust and went in bare-footed to consult the center of Light upon the breastplate of rightness, over the heart of one consecrated to God.

And they never knew that every man in the multitude carried a center of light in his own breast—a center which only needed washing off the dirt and letting out the kinks in their nerves and muscles to reveal a center of Light in every breast in that multitude-—centers so light and so true that the jewels on the High Priest’s breastplate cast only their composite shadow.

“There is a light that lighteneth every man that cometh into the world.” And it is not the light of reason, but the light that lighteneth reason.

It is not located at the center of anybody’s breastplate, to be seen of every Tom, Dick and Harry who runs and reads. It is located under the center of his breastplate, at the solar center of his being. Here his center of Light shines out bright and clear when he is doing the right thing; and when he is doing the wrong,

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