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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the individuality is the seat of two potentials: the potential for accomplishment and the potential for inner change.com . nor the human spirit alone. page 56. The Mirrored Reflection of Your Moral Choices open in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API pdfcrowd. as a power of the soul. New Delhi edition. they cannot perform as a decision-making instrument by themselves. 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. pages 38-39) iii. Now the mind can develop abstract thought too but only with the aid of concrete evidences. is not the brain by itself. The mind. however. page 50." (Anchorage edition." (Anchorage edition. The potential for being is represented by the capacity of man's dual nature. is that gift from God which consists of our latent capabilities and virtues. New Delhi edition. In other words. Individuality "The individuality. New Delhi edition.properties of the soul. page 50) v. pages 44-45." (Anchorage edition. 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. 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. nor the intellectual faculties by themselves but rather the interaction of all three. The potential for accomplishment is found expressed in all the multiple forms of thee arts and sciences. therefore. The faculty of inner vision creates abstract thought within and by itself. It doesn't need the outside assistance of prior conclusions or concrete evidences.

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

Bahá'ís of Alaska. Weil. 1991. Return to Main Page 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. New Delhi: Bahá'í Publishing Trust. Henry A. 1978.com .

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