Thought and Life

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Overview [Back Cover]

What part do thoughts play in our lives?

The spiritual writer Emmanuel explains how thoughts act powerfully in shaping our lives: "Today, we are heirs to the positive reflexes from our past experiences, having the mains to change their direction towards true happiness."

Emmanuel goes on to explain with simplicity, through clear and intelligent ideas together with comparisons based on everyday life, the effects that thought creates in the intimacy of each one, including the ambient in which a person may live.

He further explains the connection between emotion and thought, showing that human beings have the capacity to supervise and control them in benefit of progress.


About the Author

Francisco de Paula Cândido Xavier, or affectionately "Chico" Xavier, was born on April 2, 1910 in Pedro Leopoldo, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil. He became recognized as the expressive worker of Spiritism through his mediumship as well as in the field of assistance, social, and spiritual promotion of human beings. Through psychography he published 409 books that have sold an estimated 25 million copies, the profits of which have all been channeled to charitable organizations. He discarnated on June 30, 2002.

Emmanuel is the name of the spiritual guide of Francisco Xavier. He is responsible for a large part of the spiritist work produced by the medium, many of them translated to several other languages, including historical narratives, spiritual counseling and works of biblical exegesis among many other types.


From the Publisher:
Title: Thought and Life
Author(s): Francisco Cândido Xavier and Emmanuel (spirit)
Language: English
Source: Translated material from the Brazilian Portuguese edition
Translation: J. S. Haddad and Edwina Haddad
Revision: Carolina von Scharten and Janet Duncan
Publisher: Roundtable Publishing Ltd.
Location: London, England, U.K.
Publication Date: 2013 (1st edition)
Number of pages: 112
ISBN(10): 0-9564493-5-1
ISBN(13): 978-0-9564493-5-1
Book size (H×W×T): 8⅓" × 5½" × 1&#8531" (21.1cm × 14.0cm × 0.7cm)
Print type: Black font on white background
Book format(s): Paperback only


Original Material:
Title: Pensamento e Vida
Publisher: Federação Espírita Brasileira (FEB)
Location: Brasília – DF, Brazil
Publication Date: 1958
Language: Brazilian Portuguese