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Re: theos-talk History

Apr 15, 2012 06:44 AM
by MKR

Thanks for the post. Worth reading by anyone interested in Olcott and the
history. Let us appreciate and be thankful for the sacrifices the Founders
made to make theosophy available to the world.

On Sat, Apr 14, 2012 at 8:37 PM, Cass Silva <> wrote:

> "Thorny and full of pitfalls was the steep path he had to climb up alone
> and unaided for the first years. Terrible was the opposition outside the
> Society he had to buildâsickening and disheartening the treachery he often
> encountered within the Head Quarters. Enemies gnashing their teeth in his
> face around, those whom he regarded as his staunchest friends and
> co-workers betraying him and the Cause on the slightest provocation. Still,
> where hundreds in his place would have collapsed and given up the whole
> undertaking in despair, he, unmoved and unmovable, went on climbing up and
> toiling as before, unrelenting and undismayed,. supported by that one
> thought and conviction that he was doing his duty. What other inducement
> has the Founder ever had, but his theosophical pledge and the sense of his
> duty toward THOSE he had promised to serve to the end of his life? There
> was but one beacon for himâthe hand that had first pointed to him his way
> up: the hand of
> the MASTER he loves and reveres so well, and serves so devotedly though
> occasionally perhaps, unwisely (pp. 36-7).

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