Anything that seriously disturbs human society is absolutely not allowed to exist.
It is forbidden, and these people will be punished according to the law,
If human beings are able to take a fresh look at themselves as well as the universe and change their rigid mentalities, humankind will make a leap forward.
In the West, the spirit is separate from the body. In the East these are things that are very real and concrete.
What I am doing is teaching people to be kind and benevolent, ... It is not politically motivated. I have never interfered with state laws and decrees, nor have I been involved in politics.
We teach that a person must practice only one cultivation way. No matter how you practice cultivation, you should not mess up your cultivation by adding other things.
Mankind has many things that it never knew before. What I can tell you is that human moral values are no longer good.
I don't know why they consider us a threat.
The biggest cause of society's change today is that people no longer believe in orthodox religion. They go to church, but they no longer believe in God.
The Chinese government knows that what I am teaching is good and that I am teaching people to have high moral values.
Here the whole world (stars, water, air, And field, and forest, as they were Reflected in a single mind) Like cast off clothes was left behind In ashes, yet with hopes that she, Re-born from holy poverty, In lenten lands, hereafter may Resume them on her Easter Day." (Epitaph for Joy Gresham)
Dearest Daughter. I knew you would not be long in coming to me. Joy shall be yours.
In the moral sphere, every act of justice or charity involves putting ourselves in the other person's place and thus transcending our own competitive particularity.
One of our great allies at present is the Church itself. Do not misunderstand me. I do not mean the Church as we see her spread out through all time and space and rooted in eternity, terrible as an army with banners. That, I confess, is a spectacle which makes our boldest tempters uneasy. But fortun
Above all else , the devil can not stand to be mocked.
The terrible thing, the almost impossible thing, is the hand over your whole self--all your wishes and precautions--to Christ.
There is something in natural affection which will lead it on to eternal love more easily than natural appetite could be led on. But there's also something in it which makes it easier to stop at the natural level and mistake it for the heavenly. Brass is mistaken for gold more easily than clay is. A
The term is over: the holidays have begun. The dream is ended: this is the morning.
The stamp of the Saint is that he can waive his own rights and obey the Lord Jesus.
My own eyes are not enough for me; I will see through those of others.
Enemy-occupied territory---that is what this world is. Christianity is the story of how the rightful king has landed, you might say landed in disguise, and is calling us to take part in a great campaign of sabotage.
The story itself should force its moral upon you. You find out what the moral is by writing the story.
You asked for a loving God: you have one... The consuming fire Himself, the Love that made the worlds, persistent as the artist's love for his work and despotic as a man's love for a dog, provident and venerable as a father's love for a child, jealous, inexorable, exacting as love between the sexes.
In worship, God imparts himself to us.
You must picture me alone in that room in Magdalen, night after night, feeling, whenever my mind lifted even for a second from my work, the steady, unrelenting approach of Him whom I so earnestly desired not to meet. That which I greatly feared had at last come upon me. In the Trinity Term of 1929 I
Certainly, Lu. Whatever you like,' said Peter unexpectedly. This was encouraging, but as Peter instantly rolled round and went to sleep again it wasn't much use.
Eros will have naked bodies; Friendship naked personalities. C. S. Lewi
Do you mean to say," asked Caspian, "that you three come from a round world (round like a ball) and you've never told me! It's really too bad for you. Because we have fairy-tales in which there are round worlds and I have always loved them â€¦ Have you ever been to the parts where people walk about
We were made to be neither cerebral men nor visceral men, but Men. Not beasts nor angels but Men - things at once rational and animal.
It is better to forget about yourself altogether.