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DEVOTIONAL CLASSICS
Richard J. Foster and James Bryan Smith, editors
Selections from Christian devotional classics

1 "The Divine One is himself the Good (in the primary and proper sense of the word), whose very nature is goodness." Gregory of Nyssa (331-396)

2 "Glory to you, Creator of the light, Enlightener of the world….Glory be to you for the visible light: the sun's radiance, the flame of fire; day and night, evening and morning. For the light invisible and intellectual; that which may be known of God, that which is written in the law, oracles of prophets, melody of psalms, instruction of proverbs, experience of histories – a light which never sets." Lancelot Andrews (1555-1626), 'Private Devotions'

3 "As St. Augustine says, God is closer to us than we are to ourselves." Jean-Nicholas Grou (1730-1803), 'How To Pray",

4 "Sincere prayer-in-love is never in vain." George A. Buttrick (1892-1980), 'Prayer'

5 "We are at bottom all knit together in a great and intimate family." Douglas V. Steere (b. 1901), philosophy teacher and author

6 "The love of the One is actively concerned in awakening each life to its true center." Douglas V. Steere (b. 1901), philosophy teacher and author

7 "Prayer stretches out the tentacles of our consciousness not so much towards that Divine Life which is felt to be enshrined within the striving, changeful world of things; but rather to that 'Eternal truth, true Love, and loved Eternity' wherein the world is felt to be enshrined." Evelyn Underhill (1875-1941), 'The Essentials of Mysticism'

8 "We believe God to be immanent in all things: 'He is not far from each one of us, for in him we live and move and have our being.'" Evelyn Underhill (1875-1941)

9 "Deep within us all there is an amazing inner sanctuary of the soul, a holy place, a Divine Center, a speaking Voice, to which we may continuously return." Thomas Kelly (1893-1941), American teacher of philosophy

10 "We are called to bear one another's burdens, forgive one another, and never judge or accuse one another. Instead, we must pray for one another, helping one another up with a tender hand if there has been any slip or fall." Isaac Penington (1617-1680), 'On Spiritual Virtues'

11 "The divine will is the wholeness, the good and the true in all things. Like God, the universal Being, it is manifest in everything." Jean-Pierre deCaussade (1675-1751), French priest and author

12 "Carlyle says: 'Prayer is and remains the native and deepest impulse of the soul.'" E. Stanley Jones (1884-1973), 'Conversion'

13 "Divinity is kneaded in the clay of humanity like one bread." St. Catherine of Siena (1347-1380), 'The Dialogue'

14 "The human heart is always drawn by love….You can hardly resist being drawn by love, then, unless you foolishly refuse to be drawn." St. Catherine of Siena, 'The Dialogue'

15 "The spirit of love makes everything easy." Francois Fenelon, 'Christian Perfection'

16 "What are we without You!....You (are) the One, who is one thing and who is all!" Soren Kierkegaard (1813-1855)

17 "Eternal Good does not have to come into the soul, for It is already there." 'Theologia Germanica' (ca. 1350)

18 "We should always remember that love is the highest gift of God." John Wesley, 'Christian Perfection'

19 "The will to live, which is present in every person, is an impulse urging us to carry life to its perfection, that is, to that state in which the purpose of God for each life will be fulfilled." Sadhu Sundar Singh (1889-1933?), 'With and Without Christ'

20 "God has wisely joined us all together as the parts of a body so that we cannot say to another, 'I have no need of you.'" John Wesley (1703-1791), English spiritual leader

21 "We need deliberately to call to mind the joys of our journey. Perhaps we should try to write down the blessings of one day. We might begin: we could never end: there are not pens or paper enough in all the world." George A. Buttrick (1892-1980), pastor of Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York City

22 "The same breath is blown into the flute, cornet, and bagpipe, but different music is produced according to the different instruments. In the same way the one Spirit works in us, God's children, but different results are produced, and God is glorified through them according to each one's temperament and personality." Sadhu Sundar Singh (1889-1933?), 'With and Without Christ'

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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.


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Tuesday, October 8, 2013
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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
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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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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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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
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http://www.myspace.com/lakeran
kenya

It is a wonderful work! thank you


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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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