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No. 18, Feb. 2, 1968, p. 12
No. 19, Feb. 16, 1968, p. 5

Telling it like it is

In the beginning lies the essence of all that is to follow

In the beginning lies the essence of all that is to follow; in the seed the tree, in the note the song, in the sentence the story, in the desire the desired. It is a sign that is the root from which all things will spring, heed it well. On that first invisible brick we will construct our stately mansions, place it most cautiously and most securely; it must support the world. Those who know can always see the end in the beginning, the future in the past, the whole in the particular, the effect in the cause. All things unfold from a common source, there is but one center to the universe, all things are rooted there. Learn how to eliminate all that is superficial and unnecessary, that is what hinders you from knowing the source from whence you came, it is. so much garbage piled up between you and your soul, it distorts the tree and fouls the song and muddles the story and twists the desire, it strangles the root and starves the flower, it KILLS. At your simplest you are at your best, the good in you is free to come forth, why display empty pretence to cover scanty knowledge, it is so easy to say it hurts. The good in you will not forsake you, only you can forsake IT. Have I made my message clear .......... then THANK me.

Mel Lyman

Mel Lyman