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The work of righteousness will be peace, and the effect of righteousness, quietness and assurance forever.

Old Testament

Date added: 10/04/2013

How does the ocean become the king of all rivers and streams? Because it is lower than they are. Humility gives it its power. Lao Tse (604 B.C.E.)

Date added: 09/02/2013

By humility, out of an enemy He has made a friend, which is more than to have created a new earth. Meister Eckhart (1260)

Date added: 09/02/2013

Let them know that you alone,
whose name is the Lord,
are the Most High over all the earth.
Old Testament

Date added: 07/10/2013

The Lord is my light and my salvation so why should I be afraid? The Lord is my fortress, protecting me from danger, so why should I tremble? Old Testament

Date added: 07/10/2013

The Void is that which stands right in the middle of "this" and "that." The void is all inclusive, having no opposite - there is nothing which it excludes or opposes. It is a living void, because all forms come out of it and whoever realizes the void is filled with life and power and the love of all things. Bruce Lee (1940)

Date added: 06/25/2013

And this, our life exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything. William Shakespeare (1564)

Date added: 04/23/2013

Earth is crammed with heaven, and every common bush afire with God. Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806)

Date added: 04/23/2013

He raises the afflicted from a dunghill
For he will settle him with the Rulers of the people.
Aramaic Bible

Date added: 04/13/2013

My Father supports me, protects me, and directs me in all things. His care for me is infinite, and is with me forever. I am eternally blessed as His Son. A Course In Miracles (1975)

Date added: 04/13/2013

Why wait for Heaven? Those who seek the light are merely covering their eyes. The light is in them now. A Course In Miracles (1975)

Date added: 04/13/2013

In the seen, there is only the seen,
in the heard, there is only the heard,
in the sensed, there is only the sensed,
in the cognized, there is only the cognized.
Thus you should see that
indeed there is no thing here;
this, Bahiya, is how you should train yourself.
Since, Bahiya, there is for you
in the seen, only the seen,
in the heard, only the heard,
in the sensed, only the sensed,
in the cognized, only the cognized,
and you see that there is no thing here,
you will therefore see that
indeed there is no thing there.
As you see that there is no thing there,
you will see that
you are therefore located neither in the world of this,
nor in the world of that,
nor in any place
betwixt the two.
This alone is the end of suffering.
Buddhism (500 B.C.E.)

Date added: 04/13/2013

If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right. Men will believe what they see. Henry David Thoreau (1817)

Date added: 03/23/2013

We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. Plato (427 B.C.E.)

Date added: 03/23/2013

Even
After
All this time
The Sun never says to the Earth
"You owe
Me."

Look
What Happens
With a Love like that,
It Lights the
Sky.
Hafez (1315)

Date added: 02/18/2013

For God alone my soul waits in silence;
from him comes my salvation.
He alone is my rock and my salvation,
my fortress; I shall never be shaken.
Old Testament

Date added: 02/18/2013

I order you, O sleeper, to awake! I did not create you to be held a prisoner in hell. Rise from the dead, for I am the life of the dead. Rise up, work of my hands, you were created in my image. Rise, let us leave this place, for you are in me and I am in you. Together we form only one person and we cannot be separated! Christian Homily

Date added: 01/31/2013

Jews call this Word the Law; Christians call it the Logos or the blueprint; Taoists call it the Eternal Tao; Buddhists call it Emptiness or the Great Compassion; Hindus call it Brahman; Sufi Muslims call it the dance; and science speaks of universal theories. But we are all pointing to one underlying truth that we all strive toward in ten thousand ways. We all somehow believe it is a coherent and even a benevolent universe. Maybe that is the very heart of the meaning of faith. It is surely the Perennial Tradition discovered by all people of goodwill and sincere search. Richard Rohr (1943)

Date added: 01/31/2013

God is gathering us out of all regions till he can make resurrection of our own hearts from the very earth, and teach us that we are all of one substance, and members of one another; for the one who loves his neighbor loves God, and the one who loves God, loves his own soul. St. Anthony Of The Desert (251)

Date added: 01/31/2013

I am the father of living beings and I should rescue them from their sufferings and give them the joy of the measureless and boundless Buddha wisdom so that they may find their enjoyment in that. Buddhism (500 B.C.E.)

Date added: 01/31/2013

There is only one religion, though there are a hundred versions of it. George Bernard Shaw (1856)

Date added: 01/08/2013

The beauty of the world is Christ's tender smile for us, coming through matter. Simone Weil (1909)

Date added: 01/08/2013

I know but one freedom and that is the freedom of the mind. Antoine De Saint-Exupery (1900)

Date added: 01/08/2013

I am blind and do not see the things of this world; but when the light comes from above, it enlightens my heart and I can see, for the Eye of my heart sees everything. Black Elk, Oglala Sioux

Date added: 12/14/2012

It is wonderful, Lord! It is wonderful, Lord! It is as if, Lord, one might set upright that which had been upturned, or might reveal what was hidden, or might point out the path to one who had gone astray, or might bring an oil lamp into the darkness so that those with eyes might see material shapes. Buddhism (500 B.C.E.)

Date added: 12/14/2012
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"Therefore there is only one problem on which all my existence, my peace and my happiness depend: to discover myself in discovering God. If I find Him, I will find myself, and if I find my true self, I will find Him. "

- Thomas Merton

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"When you make the two into one, and when you make the inner as the outer, and the upper as the lower, and when you make male and female into a single one, so that the male shall not be male, and the female shall not be female: . . . then you will enter [the kingdom]. "

- Gospel Of Thomas

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- George Gurdjieff

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"Give thanks for unknown blessings already on their way. "

- American Indian

"If you persist in trying to attain what is never attained (It is Tao's Gift!), If you persist in making effort to obtain what effort cannot get, If you persist in reasoning about what cannot be understood, You will be destroyed by the very thing you seek. To know when to stop, To know when you can get no further by your own action, This is the right beginning! "

- Lao Tse

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- Osho

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