Living on the Basis of Spirit | VOL 3 | eBOOK
Living on the Basis of Spirit
by Rev Dr G Max Clayton
'I find that when I live on the basis of spirit,
on the basis of the fact that there is a spirit available to me,
my life opens up. Abilities appear that I knew nothing about.'
– Rev Max
Volume 1 | The Addresses
In this collection of writings, Rev Max focuses on what it is to live a good life and develop into whole people. He draws on holy scripture to illuminate the qualities of being we can rely on in this endeavour.
Volume 2 | The Meditations
In this collection of writings, Rev Max translates the stories of Christmas and Easter into familiar situations and experiences. Combining his insight into the issues human beings face with his love of holy scripture, he points us to the spirit available to us.
Volume 3 | The Articles
In this collection of writings, Rev Max uses his love of history and connection with people and events of the past to provide guidance and inspiration for cultivating a good life in the present.
Rev Dr Max Clayton (1935-2013) was a Doctor of Divinity specialising in pastoral care, a psychotherapist and co-founder and director of the Australian College of Psychodrama and an ordained priest of Rosa Veritas (formerly known as the Independent Church of Australia) from his ordination in 1984 until his death in 2013. Max worked around the world as a counsellor and trainer and assisted people to discover new ways of being.
Living on the Basis of Spirit is published in three volumes which can be purchased individually or as a set. You can print the PDF files on standard A4, ideally 2-sided.
Rosa Veritas Publishing, January 2022
Volume 3: The Articles as a eBook (PDF) | 68 pages (including covers)
Also available as: eBook set of all 3 Volumes ($75)
VOLUME 1 | THE ADDRESSES
VOLUME 3 | THE ARTICLES
The purpose of this writing is to act as a stimulus to your reading of history and to looking for the spiritual significance of the outward events of our time, as well as a stimulus to creating a greater sense of meaning in your own life. The purpose of the writing is also to reaffirm the fact that there are many forces that have been unleashed into our world such that we must continue to strengthen our resolve to not be anxious. Rather we must continue with those practices that awaken us to the real spiritual power that is available to us.
Breaking New Ground – Signs of the Age of the Consciousness Soul
The consciousness soul is an explosive force arising from within a human being. It is a life-giving impulse. It is an inner awakening. It is a ‘becoming’ force that works to make life on this earth better and greater and that always starts within the mind and heart of individuals.
What is a vital relationship? It is the experience of an energetic life force, of feeling rising into consciousness, of ideas germinating. What will assist in the development of relationships that are satisfying? And what attitudes or actions are going to assist the other people we meet to achieve satisfaction in their relationship? To assist in exploring these questions I will present examples of relationships and seek to draw out some of the principles that are being lived out in these relationships.
Pioneers and Leaders in Action
In the course of human history countless numbers of people have contributed to the welfare of nations and individuals. Part of our work is to open our minds to these great pioneers and leaders, to make the effort to see and feel about the vision they had, the preparations they made, and the dedication they displayed. Here is a goldmine, an essential source of inspiration for us.
I find that when I live on the basis of spirit, on the basis of the fact that there is a spirit available to me, my life opens up. Abilities appear that I knew nothing about.
The Spirit is Always at Work
An interview with Max
It seemed to me we were becoming more and more able to integrate what people were experiencing in their everyday life with what we were coming to know about the spiritual worlds, Christ, and the work of the Spirit.