"See the beauty and the wonder of all whose lives you touch, for you are each wondrous indeed, yet no one more wondrous than another. And you will all one day melt into the Oneness, and know then that you form together a single stream."
Communion with God
(Neale Donald Walsch)
"There is only One Person. That Person is not separate from any thing or any one….that Person is also the Identity of every human individual…and of all species of experiential existence."
The Enlightenment of the Whole Body
(Bubba Free John)
"When the intellect is rich in the knowledge of the One, the senses will be completely under control." St. Thalassios the Libyan, 'Second Century'
The Philokalia, volume 2
(various authors, compiled by St. Nikodimos of the Holy Mountain)
"Were I given a hundred thousand tongues instead of one, and the hundred thousand multiplied twentyfold, a hundred thousand times would I say, and say again, the Lord of all the worlds is one." Guru Nanak (1469-1539), Indian disciple of Kabir, 'Hymns of Guru Nanak'
The Quotable Spirit
(Peter Lorie and Manuela D Mascetti, editors)
"From the One Life formless and uncreate, proceeds the Universe of lives."
The Secret Doctrine
(Helena P. Blavatsky)
"Let the true light shine on me, so that I may see the glory, that glory which was there before the world began, and deign, O invisible One, to take shape within me, so that seeing your incomprehensible beauty, I shall possess your image,…so that I can become like unto you,…becoming myself a God by divine grace." St. Symeon the New Theologian, 'Logos'
The Holy Fire, the Story of the Fathers of the Eastern Church
"The confession of God's oneness, which has its roots in the divine revelation of the Old Covenant, is inseparable from the profession of God's existence and is equally fundamental."
Catechism of the Catholic Church
"The Oneness of the Holy Spirit…is the pneumatic state the creator attains to through the phase of incarnation."
C. G. Jung: Letters, 1951-1961
(Gerhard Adler and Aniela Jaffe, editors)
"Albert Einstein once remarked that the illusion that we are separate is an optical delusion of consciousness. Indeed, in holy moments we are aware that there is only One Mind in the universe, a Mind present in every thing and every one."
Seven Paths to God, The Ways of the Mystic
(Joan Borysenko, Ph.D.)
"There is nothing real where the One Sole Good is not." Francois Fenelon (1651-1715), French Archbishop of Cambray, 'Spiritual Letters of Archbishop Fenelon'
The Choice Is Always Ours
(Dorothy B. Phillips, Chief Editor)