"The structure of the Gospel of Mary reproduces the same message as the Savior's teaching: 'Acquire my peace within yourselves!...For the child of true Humanity exists within you. Follow it!'"
The Gospel of Mary of Magdala: Jesus and the First Woman Apostle - Karen L. King
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From Gnosticism to Kabbalah to alchemy, the West possesses a rich esoteric spiritual tradition, and the contributors of this book help to bring this tradition to light for today's world.

1 "The Neoplatonists were concerned with a holistic conception of things, a system of interconnected and interacting wholes and its meaning for human beings." Kenneth Stein, 'The Star-Gods of Neoplatonism'

2 "In deep meditative trances we become aware of the One Reality, whose essence…is love." Gary Lachman, 'Heavens and Hells, The Inner Worlds of Emanuel Swedeborg'

3 "The mystic is not merely a self going out on a solitary quest of Reality. He can, and must, and does go only as a member of the whole body, performing as it were the function of a specialized organ. What he does, he does for all." Evelyn Underhill, 'Practical Mysticism'

4 "There are no time, space, and matter in the divine, but a higher interrelation of unities, a holistic reality: 'It is in virtue of unity that beings are beings.' (Plotinus, 'Enneads')." Kenneth Stein, 'The Star-Gods of Neoplatonism'

5 "Just as we can perceive aspects of our own being in contemplating natural phenomena, we find evidence of the Divine by looking into ourselves." Gary Lachman, 'Heavens and Hells, The Inner Worlds of Emanuel Swedenborg'

6 "Like the Eastern traditions, it [Sufism] looks beyond appearances to the essential oneness of Being." Kabir Helminski, 'Sufism, A Path to Human Wholeness'

7 "For the Sufi, the realization of the Divine is the realization of complete humanness." Kabir Helminski, 'Sufism, A Path to Human Wholeness'

8 "It is I who am you and it is you who are me. And wherever you are, I am there. And I am sown in all: and you collect me from wherever you wish. And when you collect me, it is your own self that you collect." Gospel of Eve

9 "Sufism proposes that there is a knowledge of love, that it desperately needs to be shared, and that in fact no knowledge is more valuable and essential….If love is the essential power within this universe and within ourselves, no subject has greater precedence. It may be that failure in any field is essentially a failure of love." Kabir Helminski, 'Sufism, A Path to Human Wholeness'

10 "Our universe is a vast network of connections between the different dimensions." Thomas C. Worrel, 'The Quest of the Magus, A Summary of the Western Magical Tradition'

11 "The indivisible divine realm, beyond time, space, and matter, is always fully accessible to the visible universe and to every point in it, including human beings." Kenneth Stein, 'The Star-Gods of Neo-Platonism'

12 "Psyche, as World Soul…is scattered throughout everything; everything manifests soul's interiority and depth." Thomas Moore, 'The Planets Within'

13 "After we acknowledge the centrality of love, everything that happens is part of the process of awakening to the fact that love brought us here, that we are loved by a beneficent unseen Reality, and that the core of our being is love. Love is seeking to discover itself; indeed the whole purpose and meaning of creation is to discover the secret of love." Kabir Helminski, 'Sufism, A Path to Human Wholeness'

14 "The German psychotherapist and spiritual teacher Karlfried Graf Durckheim tells us that the simple act of watering a flower can be done merely because the plant needs water. But it can also be undertaken as an act of love. The moment is then transformed from an ordinary activity into a profound and memorable experience that introduces us into the presence of spiritual reality both within oursleves and in the material world." Theodore J. Nottingham, 'The Mysticism of Christian Teaching'

15 "Just as the coal and diamond are both carbon – that basic substance of life – so does the Goddess of Wisdom manifest her power through seemingly opposing appearances. The Goddess of Wisdom is seeded within all." Caitlin Matthews, 'Sophia, Goddess of Wisdom'

16 "To abide in Christ is not a matter of religious belief but of alignment with the very nature of reality." Theodore J. Nottingham, 'The Mysticism of Christian Teaching'

17 "An illumined being knows his or her true place in the greater Universe and understands the unity underlying all consciousness, whether individual or Divine." Jay Kinney, introduction

18 "Faith is the opening of an inward eye, the eyes of the heart, to be filled with the presence of the Divine light." Thomas Merton, 'New Seeds of Contemplation'

19 "This universe is an expression of love. We live in an ocean of love." Kabir Helminski, 'Sufism, A Path to Human Wholeness'

20 "Unless we look with the eyes of love, we cannot see things as they are." Kabir Helminski, 'Sufism, A Path to Human Wholeness'

21 "Man's total being is multidimensional and hierarchical in a fashion parallel with nature and there are connections and correspondences throughout his being that link him with resonant aspects in the macrocosm." Thomas C. Worrel, 'The Quest of the Magus, A Summary of the Western Magical Tradition'

22 "It is through our own humanness that we have access to the Divine. Our human experience corresponds to spiritual reality. Hence nothing human falls outside the realm of spirit." Gary Lachman, 'Heavens and Hells, The Inner Worlds of Emanuel Swedenborg'

23 "Let us master this science and read this book of love. God instructs; Love is His school." Yunus Emre, 13th century Turkish Sufi

24 "Human beings are microcosms that recapitulate the macrocosm." Kenneth Stein, 'The Star-Gods of NeoPlatonism'

25 "Do the good that you know." Emanuel Swedenborg

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Tracy Harris
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Being Radiant

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

betsy caprio
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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Amy Shearer
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!

Maria Estrada
Tuesday, April 17, 2012

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
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.

Samantha Paitakis
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

cynthia f. davidson
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!

Tuesday, November 10, 2009
health zambia

i have liked tha way the book changes peoples minds

Joseph Gagliano
Sunday, November 1, 2009
buenos aires - argentina

Let Synthesis be!!

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Sunday, September 13, 2009
chez frankie Ottawa

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

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Thursday, August 6, 2009

It is a wonderful work! thank you

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Bruce Schuman
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.