"The more I live in light of this Presence, the more I will be able to experience my works, dreams, tensions, and worries as patterns of a meaningful whole. I must allow my origin in the Sacred to dominate my life as the ultimate meaning of all I am and do. I may then regain the lost wholeness I seek."
On Being Yourself, Reflections on Spirituality and Originality - Adrian VanKaam, C.S.Sp.
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M. Basil Pennington, O.C.S.O.

1 "Father Dominique-Georges Pire, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, wrote: 'To be a peacemaker – that is to say, a man of peace – one must first be at peace with oneself. One must first achieve inner peace. This involves getting to know oneself….Only then can a peaceful being approach the immense task of creating harmony between groups and between individuals'."

2 "A Protestant minister wrote recently: 'I look at the example of Jesus and I realize that's my possibility….We are created in the image and likeness of God.'"

3 "The One who speaks to us is not far away – by no means. He is more present to us than we are to ourselves."

4 "All that is, is good; indeed, all that is, is God."

5 "What truly matters is not how to get the most out of life, but how to recollect yourself so that you can fully give yourself." Thomas Merton

6 "He is to be found in the depths of our being, at the center, at the ground of our being, perceived by the searching light of faith or the knowing embrace of love….He is within. And there we are so one with Him that we are communion, union, prayer."

7 "At every moment everything is coming forth from the ever-active creative love of God."

8 "The greatest thing about us is our freedom, or power to choose, to love."

9 "God made man to be his intimate friend; that is the message woven through the whole of Scripture. ALL are called to the intimacy of contemplative union with God."

10 "The Lord…speaks to us in everyone and in everything, in our very selves, in all our movements, energies, and activities, in our breathing, thinking, and feeling. He is the source of all energy, life and activity, and He is present in them as their source."

11 "When we go to the center, we leave behind time and place and separateness. We come to our Source and are in the Being from which we ever flow and in which we ever stand and apart from which we are not."

12 "To learn how to pray is to learn how to pronounce your own sacred word – go speak yourself! To learn to pray is not to learn some method. It is to know who you are and to be who you are supposed to be!" Ed Hays, contemporary American priest, mystical theologian, 'The Man Who Was the Lord's Prayer'

13 "God speaks not just in the books of the divinely inspired Scriptures, but in the whole of creation and in the depths of one's own being."

14 "We express an idea that is in God, that always has been and always will be and that is not distinct from his very essence."

15 "Where are you, Lord, where are you? And where, Lord, are you not? This much at least I know, and that most certainly, that you, in whom we move and have our being, are in a manner present here with me….I know in truth, I am aware most healthfully, that you are with me. I know, I feel, I worship, and I render thanks." William of St. Thierry, 'Meditations'

16 "We need but be silent and be who we are, and let Prayer, the Spirit of All Prayer, pray within us."

17 "The best way to pray is: stop. Let prayer pray within you, whether you know it or not. This means a deep awareness of your true inner identity." Thomas Merton

18 "Prayer begins with a return to the heart, finding one's deepest center, awakening the profound depths of our being in the presence of God who is the source of our being and of our life." Thomas Merton

19 "At any moment we need or desire, we can very simply enter into ourselves and find there a place of deep peace and joy, a place where dwells the Source of all good, all life, all strength; an ever-faithful Love that totally affirms us with the gift of being and life, and the promise of eternal life. Let us open this reality to as many as we can."

20 "At the center, at the Source of our being, we find all others – for our Source is also their Source. We find that all others are one with us in coming forth from creative love."

21 "All is sacramental of the Presence of Creative Love."

22 "You are prayer. You are a special and sacred word of God made flesh. To pronounce your own unique word is to pray the most beautiful – if not the holiest – of prayers." Ed Hays, contemporary American priest, mystical theologian, 'The Man Who Was the Lord's Prayer'

23 "Our true self is a participation of the Divine Being. It is an image of God….It is a person of immense beauty, held in tenderest and unlimited love."

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Thursday, March 6, 2014
Being Radiant

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

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Tuesday, December 17, 2013
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.

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Tuesday, October 8, 2013
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Thursday, September 12, 2013
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...

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Wednesday, October 17, 2012
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!

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

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

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Monday, November 21, 2011
The Dator Formarum Foundation Utrecht, the Netherlands

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

Friday, September 23, 2011
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Dreams are the things That makes up REALITY ?

Kuan Yin (as Channeled by Lena Lees & Transcribed by Hope Bradford)
Friday, June 10, 2011
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
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
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.

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Tuesday, February 9, 2010
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

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Sunday, January 3, 2010
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!

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Let Synthesis be!!

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Monday, May 18, 2009
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.