The snow is a symbol of the consciousness in a condition of purity, silence and peace.
Power and Peace that come down come down from the higher consciousness above your head, from a greater self of
which your mind, the human mind generally, is unaware. They are the power and peace of the Divine. When they envelop
you from outside the body (therefore you feel them external,) it is as a protection and an atmosphere. But also
they descend into the body, into the head (mind), heart and navel (vital) and through the whole body working in
you and doing what is necessary to change the consciousness. When you do not feel it there, when you feel it only
as external, it is because you are very much in the external physical consciousness, but in reality it is there
in your inner being working in you. When you recover the inner consciousness, you feel it again within and it wakes
in you your own true consciousness, the psychic — and it is only the psychic that gives faith and devotion. It
is however a great progress if, even when in the external physical consciousness, you feel the Peace enveloping
So long as there is not a constant action of the Force from above or else of a deeper will from within, the mental will is necessary.