Quotes

Your Life Is Your Spiritual Path …

We meet ourselves time and again in a thousand disguises on the path of life. ― Carl Jung from The Practice of Psychotherapy Your Life Is Your Spiritual Path You don’t need to find a spiritual path. Your life is your spiritual path. The next moment is your teacher. Whatever arises next, make it your spiritual… Continue reading Your Life Is Your Spiritual Path …

Poems, Quotes

The Hope Of Loving …

Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. — 1 John 4:7-8   I have a choice about where to stand in my inner landscape as I move… Continue reading The Hope Of Loving …

Quotes

The Most Necessary Work Is Always Love …

Even the best of human love is filled with self-seeking. To work to increase our love for God and for our fellow man (and the two must go hand in hand) - this is a lifetime job. We are never going to be finished. Love and ever more love is the only solution to every… Continue reading The Most Necessary Work Is Always Love …

Quotes

Nothing Is So Like God As Silence …

Nothing is so like God as silence. — Meister Eckhart quoted in Why Not Be a Mystic? by Frank Tuoti Silence of the heart is necessary so you can hear God everywhere — in the closing of the door, in the person who needs you, in the birds that sing, in the flowers, in the animals. —… Continue reading Nothing Is So Like God As Silence …

Quotes

Silence Is The Fullness, Not Emptiness …

Silence is never merely the cessation of words. . . . Rather it is the pause that holds together —  indeed, it makes sense of — all the words, both spoken and unspoken. Silence is the glue that connects our attitudes and our actions. Silence is the fullness, not emptiness; it is not absence, but… Continue reading Silence Is The Fullness, Not Emptiness …

Media, Quotes

There Is A Calmness To A Life Lived In Gratitude …

If the only prayer you ever say in your whole life is "thank you," that would suffice. —  Meister Eckhart He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has. — Epictetus Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man has… Continue reading There Is A Calmness To A Life Lived In Gratitude …

Interreligious, Quotes

The Heart is Like a Garden …

The heart is like a garden. It can grow compassion or fear, resentment or love. What seeds will you plant there? -- BuddhaHow should Spring bring forth a garden on hard stone? Become earth, you may grow flowers of many colors. For you have been a heart-breaking rock.  Once, for the sake of experiment, be… Continue reading The Heart is Like a Garden …