Balzac, Honoré de - Seraphita - 05 Spiritual experience can be anybody’s
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
SERAPHITA By Honore De Balzac Translated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley
The Mind can illumine in a man and round a man a Light more vivid, can open his ear to more melodious harmonies, can seat him on clouds of shining constellations and teach him to question them.
The Heart can do still greater things. ……………………
Believe me, miracles are in us, not without us. Here natural facts occur which men call supernatural.
God would have been strangely unjust had he confined the testimony of his power to certain generations and peoples and denied them to others. The brazen rod belongs to all.
Neither Moses, nor Jacob, nor Zoroaster, nor Paul, nor Pythagoras, nor Swedenborg, not the humblest Messenger nor the loftiest Prophet of the Most High are greater than you are capable of being.
Only, there come to nations as to men certain periods when Faith is theirs.
The most real of all splendours are not in outward things, they are within us. …………………….