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HANDBOOK FOR THE HEART, ORIGINAL WRITINGS ON LOVE
Richard Carlson and Benjamin Shield, editors
Authors contributing to this book include Deepak Chopra, Rabbi Harold Kushner, Marianne Williamson, Joan Borysenko, Andrew Weil, Jean Shinoda Bolen, Ram Dass, and many more.

1 "Living in fear is like being frozen. It's said that the Buddha taught love – particularly 'metta', loving-kindness – as antidote to fear." Sharon Salzberg, Buddhist teacher, 'The Power of Loving-Kindness'

2 "We are inherently connected with all other beings on this planet. Within nature, we are all interrelated, inexplicably linked together to form the miraculous whole called earth. This awareness enables us to fulfill our destinies within the human collective – while contributing our uniqueness to the healing of the world." Helen Hunt, M.A., 'Living from the Heart'

3 "In essence, all human beings are identical. We are all part of One; we are One." Erich Fromm, 'The Art of Loving'

4 "It is easy, so easy, to get distracted and say, 'Oh, my God, look at all the bad that's happening in the world.' But we can't give in to that notion; we have to keep our focus on the love. There does seem to be a newfound acceptance in the idea of a critical mass, a definite change in the collective psyche of the world, as more and more people make love a priority. Real change is happening. By giving love, always love, we can continue to influence what happens in the rest of the world. If enough of us embrace love, the world will eventually be saturated with love. The love in the world begins with the love within ourselves." Deepak Chopra, M.D., 'Heart Sounds'

5 "This mysterious quality of love is all around us, as real as gravity." Jack Kornfield, Buddhist teacher, 'The Wellspring of the Heart'

6 "Love is there – always….It is not something that we must create, it IS us. Love is our essence – the fundamental energy that nourishes us. It is our birthright." Benjamin Shield, Ph.D., 'The Birthright of Our Heart'

7 "Individuals can affect the world by becoming a model or an example in their small circle of influence. Just as a rock thrown into a pond causes ripples to gradually keep going out until eventually they are very small, so our acts influence the ecology of the entire human race…..We are all part of one another and so, interwoven; it's a kind of divine architectural ecology that encompasses us all and cannot be violated." Stephen R. Covey, Ph.D., 'Love Enough For All'

8 "Love is the experiential knowledge that we are al the same being: we are all one." Deepak Chopra, M.D., 'Heart Sounds'

9 "Our own individual actions are extremely important because we are all part of this larger matrix, a global web. Our own acts of love build energy that we can all draw upon. Even a little bit of love on our part can create an important foundation for future generations to build upon." James and Salle Merrill Redfield, 'Listening for Love'

10 "Our lives may move between joy and disappointment, but the love within us never diminishes. We can ignore, hinder, and even deny this love – but we cannot destroy it. We can forget love, but love does not forget us." Benjamin Shield, Ph.D., 'The Birthright of Our Heart'

11 "The great teachings of the ages apply as much to the experience of this culture at this time as they do to any culture at any other time. The heart lives in an eternal realm." Marianne Williamson, 'Heartwork'

12 "The more a person focuses on loving, the stronger the ability to love becomes." Barry Neil Kaufman, author, lecturer and teacher, 'The Best-Kept Secret'

13 "Love is there – always. It lives as we live. This is the essence that gives breath to our bodies and to our souls. This is the breath of God. It infuses each of us with life and purpose." Benjamin Shield, Ph.D., 'The Birthright of Our Heart'

14 "The truth is that love is really the ground of our being. It's the atmosphere in which we experience everything we undertake: it's everything we are, it's every person we encounter." Daphne Rose Kingma, 'The Atmosphere of Love'

15 "I believe that everyone, with absolutely no exceptions, can give love and that one single loving person changes the world." Barry Neil Kaufman, author, lecturer and teacher, 'The Best-Kept Secret'

16 "If you start bringing love into your life, consciously and deliberately filling your life with love, you begin to see miracles all around you. Your life becomes an expression of love, and you see things you never thought possible happening in both your inner and your outer life. If you strive to give love, all else begins to come to you." Deepak Chopra, M.D., 'Heart Sounds'

17 "We are all a part of this large, worldwide human family here on earth. As with ripples in a pond, all we do affects not only those immediately in our lives, but all other life on earth." Helen Hunt, M.A., 'Living from the Heart'

18 "It is the heart force that brings all life, that creates all life, that moves through us. It is never too late to touch this fountain. So take time to listen, to allow that wellspring to be known in your own life." Jack Kornfield, Buddhist teacher, 'The Wellspring of the Heart'

19 "Ultimately, whatever we're doing in life, we do because we are seeking love. Love is God. It is the experience of the sacred. Everything we do, we do for love." Deepak Chopra, M.D., 'Heart Sounds'

20 "As Saint Francis said, 'It's time to love instead of looking to be loved.' If we love, we'll be more loved than we ever imagined. Nothing is more sublime than an open heart." Stephen and Ondrea Levine, authors and teachers, 'The Heart Is Always Open'

21 "Love – giving and receiving from the heart – involves compassion, stillness, gratitude, peace, intimacy and relationship with others, and service." Benjamin Shield

22 "The truth is that you are valuable and beautiful just as you are. Your very nature Is beauty; Is value; Is love; Is presence, openness, and clarity; Is richness, power, and generosity. These qualities are already who you are. Once you recognize this about yourself and about others, you are able to give and receive love directly." John Welwood, Ph. D., 'Love and Letting Be'

23 "God Is oneness….God is our shared heart and mind….those who see their oneness with just one other living thing cannot fail to see God." Hugh and Gayle Prather', 'God is Love'

24 "Remember, we are all affecting the world every moment, whether we mean to or not. Our actions and states of mind matter, because we're so deeply interconnected with one another." Ram Dass, 'Being Love'

25 "We're here to learn to love more fully, to be God or angels in disguise for one another, to show our love, to show our compassion, to be active in creation. That is the reason and the meaning behind our lives. Each of us has a choice about how to love the world in our unique way." Bernie Siegel, M.D., 'Heart Lessons'

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Tracy Harris
Thursday, March 6, 2014
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What a lovely group of amazing work. Thank you for this.


betsy caprio
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
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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
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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
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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
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
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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


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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