"The formulae of a science remain dead unless there is someone…to read them as tokens, not only of practical information, but also of life's mystery: our biological schedule of the evolution of all living things, for example, to be viewed (as the atom is now being viewed) as denoting some kind of dynamic web of inseparable energy patterns, in which all of us, whether knowingly or unknowingly, are included."
Historical Atlas of World Mythology, vol. 1, The Way of the Animal Powers - Joseph Campbell
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HUMANITY

1 "Wisdom is the treasure. And this treasure was hidden in the field of the human heart when man was created in the image and likeness of his Maker." Hugh of St. Victor (1096-1141), German monk and writer The Lion Christian Quotation Collection (Hannah Ward & Jennifer Wild, compilers)

2 "God is love, and man is made in God's image….Even in the midst of our busy world there are saints and sages working ceaselessly to infuse these simple truths into our complex lives. These noble souls radiate the divinity that is the inner basis of man's existence." Oneness: Great Principles Shared By All Religions (Jeffrey Moses)

3 "Just as the acorn under proper conditions will produce out of itself a complete reproduction of its parent tree, which in its turn can produce hundreds of thousands of further acorns each similarly endowed, so the spiritual soul of man contains within itself in a latent or seed-like state the full potentiality of its divine source." Basic Theosophy (Geoffrey Hodson)

4 "The result of the age-old trend or tendency towards divinity is inherent in every member of the human family." Esoteric Psychology II (Alice A. Bailey)

5 "The aim and purpose of human life is the unitive knowledge of God." The Perennial Philosophy (Aldous Huxley)

6 "Human nature has ineffable dignity." John Duns Scotus (c. 1266-1308), Scottish Franciscan philosopher The Lion Christian Quotation Collection (Hannah Ward & Jennifer Wild, compilers)

7 "As human beings we are made to surpass ourselves and are truly ourselves only when transcending ourselves." Huston Smith As Above, So Below: Paths to Spiritual Renewal in Daily Life (Ronald S. Miller and the editors of New Age Journal)

8 "We human beings, as indeed all other things and entities everywhere, are parts of one vast cosmic whole, intimately united together, despite our failings and our stumblings, in the working out of our common destiny." Wind of the Spirit (G. dePurucker)

9 "The human psyche inexorably moves toward an ultimate goal – that of maturity, completion, and fulfillment." Our Dreaming Mind (Robert L. Van deCastle, Ph.D.)

10 “Man is a God-in-the-becoming. This, the ancient sages taught, is his destiny: ‘Ye shall be perfect even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.’ (Matt. 5:48), ‘…look inward; thou art Buddha; become that which you are.’ (H. P. Blavatsky, ‘The Voice of the Silence’).” Call to the Heights, Guidance on the Pathway to Self-illumination (Geoffrey Hodson)

11 "Implanted in us is a seed of the divine." A Tree Full of Angels (Macrina Wiederkehr)

12 "We're all cast in the divine image, whether we're Eskimos or Hottentots, so we're more alike than otherwise." Huston Smith Spiritual Genius, The Mastery of Life's Meaning (Winifred Gallagher)

13 "Just as a wave on the ocean is what the ocean is doing, you are what God is doing." Wayne Dyer The Mystic Hours, A Daybook of Interspiritual Wisdom & Devotion (Wayne Teasdale)

14 "Man is the custodian of that wisdom which will enable him to further the divine plan and bring the will of God to fruition." Esoteric Psychology I (Alice A. Bailey)

15 "Everyone is sacred. You're sacred and I'm sacred. Every time you blink your eye, or I blink my eye, God blinks His eye. God sees through your eyes and my eyes. We are all sacred." Mathew King, Lakota (Native American) elder Seven Paths to God, The Ways of the Mystic (Joan Borysenko, Ph.D.)

16 "In every child who is born, under no matter what circumstances, and of no matter what parents, the potentiality of the human race is born again: and in him, too, once more, and of each of us, our terrific responsibility toward human life; toward the utmost idea of goodness…and of God." James Agee (1909-1955), American writer, 'Let Us Now Praise Famous Men' The Great Thoughts (George Seldes, compiler)

17 "I can find nothing with which to compare the great beauty of a soul and its great capacity." Interior Castle (Teresa of Avila)

18 “Every new human being brings into the physical world a fresh possibility of God realizing Itself.” Meditations on the Apocalypse, A Psycho-Spiritual Perspective on the Book of Revelation (F. Aster Barnwell)

19 "Humanity possesses within itself a spark of the highest spiritual consciousness." Stephan A. Hoeller, 'Angels Holy and Unholy' Angels and Mortals, Their Co-Creative Power (Maria Parisen, compiler)

20 "This global family shares a common bonding of responsibility for life through a belief in a greater whole." Agartha: The Essential Guide to Personal Transformation in the New Era (Meredith L. Young)

21 "Everyone is differently, uniquely engaged in the same purpose, or job. Our job is that of perfecting creation through the balance of human and divine intelligence." Who Do You Think You Are? The Healing Power of Your Sacred Self (Carlos Warter, M.D., Ph.D.)

22 "The peoples of the world are indeed one with each other and all creative universal forces." Agartha: The Essential Guide to Personal Transformation in the New Era (Meredith L. Young)

23 "Our work of creativity is itself part of the unfolding of the divine mind, is it not? It is as if the Holy Spirit employed us, so to speak, in the work of cocreation. We truly are cocreators with the creative Spirit of God." Matthew Fox Sheer Joy, Conversations with Thomas Aquinas on Creation Spirituality (Matthew Fox)

24 "The individual human being is the maturing-ground and birthplace of a divine inner man." Aurora Consurgens (Marie Louise vonFranz)

25 "An intelligent being carries within him the wherewithal to surpass himself." Henri Bergson Creative Vision for Art and for Life (Richard Guggenheimer)

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Tracy Harris
Thursday, March 6, 2014
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Being Radiant

What a lovely group of amazing work. Thank you for this.


betsy caprio
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
bcaprio@centerforsacredpsychology.org
http://www.centerforsacredpsychology.org
center for sacred psychology los angeles

I would like to contact Richard Roberts to ask permission to reprint the cover art from his Tales for Jung Folk on our website. We have a spiritual astrology section, and this would be a great addition to it--as an personification of the energies of Saturn. Can you help me find Richard? Many thanks, Betsy Caprio, D.Min.


Kathy Cholod
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
namasteteachings@telus.net
http://www.namastepublishing.com
Vancouver, BC

We have a new book "The Coming Interspiritual Age" By Kurt Johnson and David Ord. Its a book you will want to read. If you are interested in the Intersprititual Movement this book is for you. go to http://www.geoffreybraxtonlittle.com/


Amy Shearer
Thursday, September 12, 2013
ZamRich@gmail.com
http://thewhitetygress.blogspot.com
Canada Abbotsford

When someone hurts someone we love, our first instinct is to attack them back, that is not who we are... We need to learn to listen to our spirit and not our minds...


Pono Nicole Stadler
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
hi.pono@yahoo.com
http://www.PonoArts.com
PONO Switzerland - Hawaii

ALOHA :-) how can i get in touch with the author richard roberts book of tarot and revelations? any suggestions welcome, it?s on family matters!


Maria Estrada
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
maeestrada@yahoo.es

Do you know where can I find books from Agnes Sanford in The Netherlands? Thanks for your help


Willem Peter Hartgring
Monday, November 21, 2011
wphartgring@gmail.com
http://www.willempeterhartgring.com
The Dator Formarum Foundation Utrecht, the Netherlands

LS, I would like to contact B. Borchert personal. Would you know how? Kind regards, Willem Peter


Ray
Friday, September 23, 2011
excalibur52002@yahoo.com
none Al

Dreams are the things That makes up REALITY ?


Kuan Yin (as Channeled by Lena Lees & Transcribed by Hope Bradford)
Friday, June 10, 2011
aptos2@yahoo.com
http://www.amazon.com/Oracle-Compassion-Kuan-Eternal-Wisdom/dp/1439225060/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8
Oracle of Compassion: the Living Word of Kuan Yin

"A helpful mindset is simple-living and high-thinking”, continues Kuan Yin. “Science is constantly evolving. There are now recyclable batteries, ink cartridges, etc. Keep up to date on the latest technologies. Be aware, set examples and create trends that will positively influence people’s lives and the environment. As I said earlier, however, this is also a discussion about love and developing a greater capacity to love. It can help everyone. We’re all one huge family, a great continuum. Don’t underestimate the power of the love created in your homes and families. This love has an immense potency, the power to influence other’s lives in a positive way.”-Kuan Yin


june maffin
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
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www.soulistry.com
Soulistry-Artistry of the Soul

Recently discovered this site through Circle Connections and thought others might like to know of another resource where inspirational quotations offer much "food for thought" insofar as the quotations are accompanied by Soulistry Soul-Questions ... questions which encourage one to go-within and reflect on the quotation from a variety of perspectives. The Soulistry book has just been released and is available on Amazon.com as well as other online booksellers and local bookstores. Thank you for helping me to share news of Soulistry (full title of the book btw is "Soulistry-Artistry of the Soul: Creative Ways to Nurture Your Spirituality").


Roslyn Rus
Monday, June 21, 2010
roslynrus33@gmail.com
Toronto, ON Canada

Dear Bruce: What a remarkable synchronicity it is, to open up this page, and find several amazing quotes from the much-beloved ecospiritual community of Findhorn! This is just another "coincidence" for me, as part of a seemingly-ongoing set of experiences regarding Findhorn and the Nature Spirits. Thank you for including the Spirit of Findhorn on your website! ... By the way, I have been trying to log-in to my page, so that I may update my email address, but am at the moment unable to do so; as of last week, I haven't been able to access my Gmail account, and have set up a new Gmail address: roslynrus33@gmail.com . I shall send you an email directly regarding this. Many blessings, Roslyn.


Samantha Paitakis
Tuesday, February 9, 2010
Samantha@illuminatingspirit.com
www.illuminatingspirit.com
IlluminatingSpirit - Samantha Spiritual Gathering Westhampton, NY

At Samantha's Spiritual Gathering the mission and purpose is to empty the chalice/temple (self) of all things co-mingled on the Earth plane with earthly people and to Allow the self/being on all levels, to fill up with the Spirit of the Divine Creator... that Spirit which is enmeshed, saturated, and intertwined with your Spirit. Bringing that Spirit down into the Chalice of your beingness...your physical body as well, helps everyone to be empowered through their own Spirit guided by the Divine Creator of many names. The Global Network is a Gathering, sharing Spirit to Spirit and I am humbly grateful to partake in sharing from my space of Spirit. Thank You, Samantha Paitakis


cynthia f. davidson
Sunday, January 3, 2010
cfdavidson@giftsofwisdom.net
http://www.giftsofwisdom.net
Touch Stone Center retreat sanctuary Rhode Island

Wonderful to find this site, via the Wisdom Page! We have a perpetual calendar with the same kind of quotes which you & your viewers might enjoy. Makes a great gift for under $20! And there's an daily emailed version (for free) which accompanies the printed one. Keep up the good work. You never know who's being inspired by your beautiful site. I know I was!


kooma
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
e_kooma@yahoo.co.uk
health zambia

i have liked tha way the book changes peoples minds


Joseph Gagliano
Sunday, November 1, 2009
galondos@hotmail.com
buenos aires - argentina

Let Synthesis be!!


Tuesday, October 13, 2009


Mrs Frankie Grod
Sunday, September 13, 2009
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http://www.chezfrankie.com
chez frankie Ottawa

Good work, The guidance and the transformation of the soul... The light of initiation... Thank...


marieta wybo alfaro
Thursday, August 6, 2009
alfaroma@africaonline.co.ke
http://www.myspace.com/lakeran
kenya

It is a wonderful work! thank you


Thursday, May 21, 2009


Bruce Schuman
Monday, May 18, 2009
bruce@interspirit.net
http://interspirit.net/spirit/
Interspirit Foundation Santa Barbara CA USA

Thanks for being here. Many blessings to you, and may the wind of spirit always be at your back. And thanks -- to JoAnn, for the stunning work she has done here in gathering this vision.


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