Henry A.

Weil's Descriptions of the Seven Powers of the Soul
i. The Coordinator of Bodily Functions
"This power serves as the coordinator of all involuntary functions of the body. It literally connects the organs as well as the members and parts of the body and causes them to operate in harmony. As a unifying agency, it makes the continuation of life possible. Yet this clock-work precision of the bodily functions is carried on without the awareness of the human body." (Anchorage edition, page 42; New Delhi edition, page 36)

ii. The Mental Faculties of the Soul
"While the mental powers of imagination, thought, understanding and memory are
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pages 44-45. In other words. is that gift from God which consists of our latent capabilities and virtues. page 56. The potential for accomplishment is found expressed in all the multiple forms of thee arts and sciences. nor the human spirit alone. the individuality is the seat of two potentials: the potential for accomplishment and the potential for inner change. they cannot perform as a decision-making instrument by themselves. The potential for being is represented by the capacity of man's dual nature. however. The faculty of inner vision creates abstract thought within and by itself. The mind. It is not until they are acted upon by the human spirit (force) and assisted by the brain that there is a mind or intellect. page 50. pages 38-39) iii. The difference between the two kinds of thought is that the faculty of inner vision knows whereas the mind must reason its way through. page 44) iv. The Mirrored Reflection of Your Moral Choices open in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API pdfcrowd. Individuality "The individuality. The Faculty of Inner Vision "An easy-to-understand explanation of the inner vision faculty is that it is the source of intuitive thoughts as well as abstract thought. is not the brain by itself.properties of the soul. New Delhi edition." (Anchorage edition. nor the intellectual faculties by themselves but rather the interaction of all three. as a power of the soul.com . page 50) v. therefore. New Delhi edition." (Anchorage edition." (Anchorage edition. New Delhi edition. It doesn't need the outside assistance of prior conclusions or concrete evidences. Now the mind can develop abstract thought too but only with the aid of concrete evidences.

pages 58-59. and radiance. Henry A. you decide with your mind whether you want the mirror tilted up or down to reflect good or bad or in-between choices.com . page 61) Weil. page 52) vi. Spiritual happiness is detachment from the material and attachment to the Kingdom. Spiritual Happiness "To be spiritually happy is to have certitude. your soul continues its advance towards God but at the mercy and bounty of God." (Anchorage edition. or you might liken it to a hinged mirror which takes on the exact reflection of the sum total of your moral choices. Anchorage: National Spiritual Assembly of the open in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API pdfcrowd. Closer Than Your Life Vein: An Insight Into the Wonders of Spiritual Fulfillment. you might liken it to an adding machine that registers the sum total of all the moral or spiritual choices you make during your physical lifetime. page 55) vii. If it will help you to understand this additional power of the soul. page 67." (Anchorage edition. Man's immortal soul begins its new life at the level of development achieved on the physical plane. serenity."The choices that the mind makes are registered on yet another faculty of the soul." (Anchorage edition. To stay with the analogy of the hinged mirror. New Delhi edition. New Delhi edition. Immortality "During the physical life your soul advances towards God by the spiritual choices which you make. After the physical death. New Delhi edition. page 61.

Weil. Closer Than Your Life Vein: An Insight Into the Wonders of Spiritual Fulfillment.com . Henry A. Return to Main Page open in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API pdfcrowd. 1978. 1991. New Delhi: Bahá'í Publishing Trust.Bahá'ís of Alaska.

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