"Let our faces shine in His light: and let our hearts meditate in His love by night and by day." Odes of Solomon, Ode 41, v. 6
The Lost Books of The Bible and The Forgotten Books of Eden - various
SPIRIT OF THE WORLD
MANY VOICES / ONE TRUTH
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THE RELIGIONS

1 "The aim of all religions is essentially the same. It is the reunion of the self-conscious with that supreme Principle of consciousness and being which is known metaphysically as the One." The Flame and the Light (Hugh I'anson Fausset)

2 "We human beings can be nourished by the best values of many traditions." Living Buddha, Living Christ (Thich Nhat Hanh)

3 "The whole purpose of religion is to facilitate love and compassion, patience, tolerance, humility, and forgiveness." The Dalai Lama The Mystic Hours, A Daybook of Interspiritual Wisdom & Devotion (Wayne Teasdale)

4 "By whatever name religion may be known, its understanding and practice are the essence of a peaceful mind and therefore of a peaceful world. If there is no peace in one's mind, there can be no peace in one's approach to others, and thus no peaceful relations between individuals or between nations." The Dalai Lama, 'My Land and My People' Reincarnation: The Phoenix Fire Mystery (Cranston/Head, editors)

5 “True saints, seers, and sages have existed and do exist in ALL religions.” Divine Light and Fire, Experiencing Esoteric Christianity (Peter Roche deCoppens)

6 "Deep ecumenism is the movement that will unleash the wisdom of ALL world religions – Hinduism and Buddhism, Islam and Judaism, Taoism and Shintoism, Christianity in all its forms, and native religions and goddess religions throughout the world. This unleashing of wisdom holds the last hope for the survival of the planet." The Coming of the Cosmic Christ (Matthew Fox)

7 “An inner infallible sense in the psyche of humankind contains one and the same wisdom, no matter in which century or in which religious tradition it appears.” Mary Within (David Richo)

8 "Religions embody wide-ranging ideas about God, angels, and saviors. But what is vital is the underlying vision of wholeness….a celebration of diversity, commitment to connectedness, and furthuring of altruism." Angels and Mortals, Their Co-Creative Power (Maria Parisen, compiler)

9 "Every enduring religion has stood witness to our ego-transcending capacities for knowledge, love, and world service. Extraordinary human attributes have been nurtured in every sacred tradition." God and The Evolving Universe: The Next Step in Personal Evolution (James Redfield, Michael Murphy and Sylvia Timbers)

10 "We need the courage as well as the inclination to consult, and profit from, the wisdom traditions of mankind." E. F. Schumacher The Quotable Spirit (Peter Lorie and Manuela D Mascetti, editors)

11 "I believe in the fundamental Truth of all the great religions of the world. I believe that they are all God-given." Mohandes Gandhi (1869-1948), Hindu national leader, 'Harijan (a weekly The Great Thoughts (George Seldes, compiler)

12 "The truths contained in the scriptural teachings of the different religious traditions are meant to unite us, not separate us. Literal interpretation creates separation, whereas symbolic interpretation – seeing that all of them address the identical design of our spiritual natures – brings us together." Anatomy of the Spirit: The Seven Stages of Power and Healing (Caroline Myss)

13 "The world outside us IS really most deeply akin to ourselves….It is this perception, this conviction of our essential unity with the whole of creation, which lay from the first at the base of all Religion." The Origins of Pagan and Christian Beliefs (Edward Carpenter)

14 "The religious spirit celebrates unity in diversity and the infinite as inseparable from finite things. It mandates integrity of relationship from deep within the human psyche, ordering an unfoldment of powers which makes possible communion and cooperation." Angels and Mortals, Their Co-Creative Power (Maria Parisen, compiler)

15 "The time has now come when the different religious traditions, Hindu, Buddhist, Christian, Moslem, etc., which have grown up separately with little contact with one another, have to meet in a dialogue." Christ in India: Essays Towards a Hindu-Christian Dialogue (Bede Griffiths)

16 "There is remarkable agreement found among mystics of widely varying religious traditions." Mysticism and Ecumenism (Robley Edward Whitson)

17 “Spiritual truths come from the same place in us where there is only one of us. The Sutras and Bibles of all the ages meet and are summarized in the archetypal oracular wisdom of our linked souls, and no accidents or ravages of history can dispossess us of our heritage. Each of us is a holograph of the entirety of revelation.” Mary Within (David Richo)

18 "There are many paths, but all lead to the one Source of life. All are necessary to the balanced manifestation of God in man." The Human Aura (Kuthumi and Djwal Kul)

19 “The forms which experience takes in each individual may be infinite in their variations, but they are all variants of certain central types, and these occur universally. They are the primordial images, from which the religions each draw their absolute truth.” Collected Works (Carl Jung)

20 "Repeat, repeat, repeat the wisdom of the ages, until it has melted into your subconscious." Tomorrow's God, Our Greatest Spiritual Challenge (Neale Donald Walsch)

21 "We can learn much by holding on to the hand of the ancient intuitive tradition of real Religion." The Transforming Mind (Laurence and Phoebe Bendit)

22 "The various religions are but different languages through which God speaks to the human heart. 'Truth is one; sages call it by different names.' [the Vedas]" The World's Religions (Huston Smith)

23 "The living heart of all religion is experienced oneness with the Divine and its expression by means of wisely directed, loving service." Call to the Heights, Guidance on the Pathway to Self-illumination (Geoffrey Hodson)

24 "Collective or perennial wisdom is the foundation stone of all religious and spiritual traditions, through which it expresses itself in the form of universal truths." The Alternative Gospel (John Baldock)

25 "The similarity of reported mystical experiences around the world and through time was one body of evidence that led William James to conclude that spirituality is basically one thing; that the plurality of the world's religions are only different manifestations of the same religion, different staircases, variously carved and polished, that all lead to the same place. Religions are many – mysticism is one." Saints and Madmen: Psychiatry Opens its Doors to Religion (Russell Shorto)

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Tracy Harris
Thursday, March 6, 2014
trulytracy1@yahoo.com
http://https://www.facebook.com/BeingRadiant
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
info@chezfrankie.com
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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