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.
Rather, every created being is viewed as a unity of matter and spirit, in which the one dimension does not exist without the other.
No one should be coerced under law to believe any religious teaching, but would not taking account of man as a created being also mean a lesser readiness to exclude religious reference in the public square?
Moreover, the creator can exist prior to the existence of the created being but the converse does not hold.
Every created being, therefore, is "already" related to God in virtue of being created.
In fact, Eckhart asserts in many places how teleology is a fundamental feature of our created universe and of ourselves as created beings.
For in all the states of created beings capable of law, where there is no law, there is no freedom.
He has made it the habitat of many created beings which play vital roles in the perpetuation of life and the development of this world.
Yet this much we can see: on the one hand, the work which God has undertaken in uniting himself intimately to created beings presupposes in them a slow preparation in the course of which they (who already exist, but are not yet complete) cannot of their nature avoid the risks (increased by an original fault) involved in the imperfect ordering of the manifold, in them and around them: and on the other hand, because the final victory of good over evil can only be completed in the total organisation of the world, our infinitely short individual lives could not hope to know the joy, here below, of entry into the Promised Land" (p.