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1 "In today's interconnected world we no longer stand alone. We are wed to other nations and peoples." Saint Germain's Prophecy for the New Millennium (Elizabeth Clare Prophet)

2 "Our birth cry is a divine cry. It is God's cry meshed with our own." A Tree Full of Angels (Macrina Wiederkehr)

3 "You ARE all counterparts of each other….By really understanding this you could come to terms with the ideas of brotherhood that religions have taught for so long." The 'Unknown' Reality (Jane Roberts)

4 "Man is indeed a mystery, since he contains germinally within himself all his Creator's manifested attributes and powers and, in addition, those which will continue to become manifest throughout unending ages." Basic Theosophy (Geoffrey Hodson)

5 "The metaphysical principles that inhere in the Transcendent One are reflected in us, as throughout the cosmos at every level." Ancient Wisdom, Modern Insight (Shirley Nicholson)

6 "Every person is a new organism who is here to fulfill a destiny that contributes his or her uniqueness to a far greater story in a larger world than themselves." Miraculous Living (Rabbi Shoni Labowitz)

7 "I certainly find secret things in ourselves which often amaze me – and how many more there must be! O my Lord and my God! How wondrous is Thy greatness!" Interior Castle (Teresa of Avila)

8 "The spiritual nature given to us by God is…an image of His immortal and eternal glory." Nikitas Stithatos, 'On Spiritual Knowledge' The Philokalia, volume 4 (various authors, compiled by St. Nikodimos and St. Makarios)

9 "Man is in fact a fragment of the Universal Mind, or world soul, and as a fragment is thus partaker of the instincts and quality of that soul, as it manifests through the human family." A Treatise on Cosmic Fire (Alice A. Bailey)

10 "There exists in the human mind a prefiguration of reality, an interior imagery of nature." A God Within (Rene Dubos)

11 "Man and woman created in the image of God are co-creators with life." Quietly Comes the Buddha: Awakening Your Inner Buddha Nature (Elizabeth Clare Prophet)

12 "An old doctor, who had spent sixty years studying human nature in all its complex manifestations, once said to me, 'I am entirely convinced, from a lifetime of experience and observation, that every one does the best he can, for what he is and what he knows.'" Healing: The Divine Art (Manly P. Hall)

13 "In an image from the German mystics, human life is like a flower, which willingly unfolds in order to receive the rays of the sun." The Unity of Reality (Michael vonBruck)

14 "The solidarity and communal life of mankind go to the roots of existence." C. G. Jung: Letters, 1951-1961 (Gerhard Adler and Aniela Jaffe, editors)

15 "The Soul (Atman) is below. The Soul is above. The Soul is to the west. The Soul is to the east. The Soul is to the south. The Soul is to the north. The Soul, indeed, is this whole world." The Chandogya Upanishads Mysticism, Its History and Challenge (Bruno Borchert)

16 "The self (the individual human being) is an aspect of a greater Self (the Spirit or universal I AM)." The Alternative Gospel (John Baldock)

17 "The aim and purpose of human life is the unitive knowledge of God." The Perennial Philosophy (Aldous Huxley)

18 "Since people are made in the image and likeness of God, to see good in them is to see God in them." The Child Within Us Lives!, A Synthesis of Science, Religion and Metaphysics (William Samuel)

19 "The treasures of wisdom truly are within us." St. Maximos the Confessor, 'Second Century on Theology' The Philokalia, volume 2 (various authors, compiled by St. Nikodimos of the Holy Mountain)

20 "God made us so that we might become 'partakers of the divine nature' (2 Peter 1:4) and sharers in His eternity, and so that we might come to be like Him (cf. 1 John 3:2)." St. Maximos the Confessor, 'First Century of Various Texts' The Philokalia, volume 2 (various authors, compiled by St. Nikodimos of the Holy Mountain)

21 "The human soul is our link to the transcendent. It knows the meaning of 'the Lord is One.' It realizes that there is a unity that pervades all existence and from which all existence is composed." The Hidden Face of God: How Science Reveals the Ultimate Truth (Gerald L. Schroeder, Ph.D.)

22 "Psyche and God are partners in a dance of cocreation." Frontiers of The Soul (Michael Grosso)

23 "I choose to see us as God beholds us: blessed, good, holy, noble, full of potential and exciting possibility." A Tree Full of Angels (Macrina Wiederkehr)

24 "Individual mind partakes of universal mind." Healing: The Divine Art (Manly P. Hall)

25 "Man is an intellectual idea present in the mind of God. The idea and the substance of man resides eternally in God; he is essentially the knowledge which God has of him. Ultimately the knowledge of all things which are, is that which they are." Richard McKeon, introduction to John Scotus Eriugena Selections From Medieval Philosophers (Richard McKeon, editor and translator)

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite