This page offers you a daily dose of James Allen. Here you’ll find today’s entries from James Allen’s book of meditations for every day in the year and Morning and evening thoughts:
Perfection should be aimed at, even in the smallest task.
BY not dividing the mind, but giving the whole attention to each separate task as it presents itself, singleness of purpose and intense concentration of mind are gradually gained—two mental powers which give weight and worth of character, and bring repose and joy to their possessor.
Doing vigorously, and at once, whatever has to be done is equally important. Idleness and a strong will cannot go together, and procrastination is a total barrier to the acquisition of purposeful action. Nothing should be " put off " until another time, not even for a few minutes. That which ought to be done now should be done now. This seems a little thing, but it is of far-reaching importance. It leads to strength, success, and peace.
Live according to principle, and not according to passion.
Be as a flower; content to be, to grow
in sweetness day by day.
If thou would’st perfect thyself in
knowledge, perfect thyself in Love.
If thou would’st reach the Highest,
ceaselessly cultivate a loving and
To him who chooses Goodness,
sacrificing all, is given that which
is more than, and includes, all.
The Great Law never cheats any man of
his just due.
Human life, when rightly lived,
is simple with a beautiful simplicity.
He who comprehends the utter
simplicity of life, who obeys its laws,
and does not step aside into the dark
paths and complex mazes of selfish desire,
stands where no harm can reach him.
Then there is fullness of joy,
abounding plenty, and rich and