Monday, January 26, 2009
The Way Toward Health by Jane Roberts
In a basic way, it is against nature's purposes to contemplate a dire future, for all of nature operates on the premise that the future is assured. Nature is everywhere filled with promise--not only the promise of mere survival, but the promise of beauty and fulfillment.
...Children spontaneously take it for granted that their acts will result in the most favorable circumstances, and that any given situation will have a favorable end result. These attitudes pervade in the animal kingdom also. They are embedded in the life of insects, and in fish and fowl. They are the directions that provided life with purpose, direction, and impetus. No organism automatically expects to find starvation or disappointment or detrimental conditions--yet even when such circumstances are encountered, they in no way affect the magnificent optimism that is at the heart of life.
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