created being

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Here she succeeded better, for she was one of those happily created beings who please without effort, make friends everywhere, and take life so gracefully and easily that less fortunate souls are tempted to believe that such are born under a lucky star.
I go back into my life, and I address myself to the noblest of created beings," continued Pesca, vehemently apostrophising my unworthy self over the top rail of the chair.
Yet, if you'll read his letter, you'll find he is the tenderest of men to prisoners convicted of the whole calendar of felonies,' said I; 'though I can't find that his tenderness extends to any other class of created beings.
Because you and your kind devote your lives to the worship of mind, you believe that no other created beings think.
As for the concept of the Creator existing from eternity that is something easy for man to believe, because of a simple and straightforward reason, which is that the Creator is not of the same nature as the created being, which means rejecting all the rules of comparison and analogy that humans use and try to apply to the Creator, may He be glorified and exalted.
Rather, every created being is viewed as a unity of matter and spirit, in which the one dimension does not exist without the other.
The radical dependence of each created being upon the Creator is the great ontological equalizer, as reflected in the refrain of John of Damascus, which recurs throughout the book: "All things are distant from God not by place, but by nature.
Moreover, the creator can exist prior to the existence of the created being but the converse does not hold.
One must say created being becomes what it is and this all the more fully, not by way of separation or neutrality from God, but within the intimacy of a relationship to divinity as its total ground.
Every created being, therefore, is "already" related to God in virtue of being created.
Finally, they argue that the reasons provided for thinking only created beings need universals to ground character is unmotivated.
And Peace and Blessing be upon His Messenger, the Master of all created beings, and the Last of the Messenger.