Evelyn Underhill

Evelyn Underhill

English poet and mystic
It is immediately apparent, however, that this sense-world, this seemingly real external universe - though it may be useful and valid in other respects - cannot be the external world, but only the Self's projected picture of it ... The evidence of the senses, then, cannot be accepted as evidence of the nature of ultimate reality; useful servants, they are dangerous guides.More Evelyn Underhill quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Grace is God himself, his loving energy at work within his church and within our souls.More Evelyn Underhill quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Have you ever noticed that Jesus is never recorded as taking a holiday? He retired for the purposes of his mission, not from it. He was never destroyed by his work; he was always on top of it. He moved among people as the master of every situation. He was busier than anyone; the multitudes were always at him, yet he had time, for everything and everyone. He was never hurried, or harassed, or too busy. He had complete supremacy over time; he never let it dictate to him. He talked of my time; my hour. He knew exactly wheMore Evelyn Underhill quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Feast of Evelyn Underhill, Mystical Writer, 1941 Anyone can lead a "prayer-life" -- that is, the sort of reasonable devotional life to which each is called by God. This only involves making a suitable rule and making up your mind to keep it however boring this may be.More Evelyn Underhill quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Christian history looks glorious in retrospect; but it is made up of constant hard choices and unattractive tasks, accepted under the pressure of the Will of God.More Evelyn Underhill quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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