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God Within Us

John Wijngaards,

Published by Collins, Fount Paperbacks, 1988.
© John Wijngaards. Republished on our website with the necessary permissions

Contents

Preface Seeing God Upside Down 7

Part 1 - The Creator Within Us

1. Grandfather’s Clock and Cosmic Alarm 15
2. Turtle-Shells and Deep Water 21
3. The Creative Void of a Hunchback Tree 29
4. Horizons Unknown to a Frog in a Well 37
5. Faces Modelled Inside Out 43
6. The Way in to the Creator 51

Part 2 - The Inner Judge

7. Big Brother’s Watchful Eye 57
8. Layer upon Layer of Radiance 65
9. The Ant, the Stone and the Pitchdark Night 73
10. The Mirror and the Lens Inside Us 80
11. The Way in to the Judge 89

Part 3 - Rescuing God From Our Thinking

12. Sparks from the Mind’s Furnace   95
13. The Power Perception of Ancient Myths 104
14. Deep but Dry-as-Dust Deductions 115
15. The Search for a Phantom Gardener 126
16. Prayer in the Stock Exchange 135
17. The Way into “Grasping” God 146

Part 4 - The Musician in Our Heart

18. He Pitches His Tent next Door to Us 155
19. His Spirit Flows in Our Veins 164
20. The Way in to Love 170


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