"The globe is a living being with incarnate power, life and consciousness. The Earth breathes. Its heart beats. It is the body of the Spirit of the Earth." Geoffrey Hodson, 'The Greater Gods'
"What encourages cooperation, togetherness, integrity, oneness is of the very essence of the life divine." Jeanine Miller, 'The Shining Ones of the Vedas'
"Creative spiritual impulses constantly flow like music into the world. At times harmonious, at other times dissonant, spiritual forces 'sound forth' into human lives, giving new impulses and shaping reality….This 'heavenly music' sets the world and human souls vibrating with inner movements, which are experienced as insights, soul-moods, impulses of will and inspirations." James H. Hindes, contemporary American philosopher and author
"I have capitalized the word 'Nature' because it is the Numen in manifestation, the expression of God's law and will." Laurence J. Bendit, 'The Incarnation of the Angels'
"We live and move and have our being in the Universal Mind." Jeanine Miller, 'The Shining Ones of the Vedas'
"First let every soul consider that it is the World Soul which created all things, breathing into them the breath of life – into all living things which are on Earth, in the air, and in the sea, and the stars in heaven, the Sun, and the great heaven itself. The Creative World Soul sets them in their order and directs their motions." Plotinus (205-270ad), founder of Neoplatonism
"The all-powerful and ineffable God, who was before all ages but herself had no beginning nor will she cease to exist after the end of the ages – she it is who formed every creature in a marvelous way by her own will." Hildegard of Bingen, quoted by Matthew Fox, 'All Beings Celebrate Creation'
"An Orphic teaching runs, 'One is the Self Begotten, and all things were derived from this same one.' The Egyptians called God 'Ua Neter', the One God." C. R. F. Seymour, contemporary esotericist
"Depth psychologists say that imagining may be a primary means of perception and the creative agency of the soul. Imagination brings together spirit and matter in new wholes which are expressed in art, poetry, religion and science. It is a valid means of visioning the inner life of things."
"There is in every human being an unconscious inlet to the highest creative energies of the spirit." Michael Grosso, 'The Cult of the Guardian Angel'
"The human psyche embodies, reflects, and is inseparable from cosmic Soul-Spirit."
"Eternity is manifested continually by means of time to those who dwell within time." Emanuel Swedenborg
"Man can get into intimate touch – almost at will – with the world soul once he has realized that the mind touches that which it constantly and sympathetically thinks about." C. R. F. Seymour, contemporary esotericist
"The genius of the myth-makers of history has been that they choose the forms of expression consistent with their own inner leading….Myths are the products of creative imagination, which the dictionary defines as 'the power to represent the real more fully and truly than it appears to the senses and in its ideal and universal character.'"
"One whole governs the moving and the stable, that which walks and flies, this variegated creation." Rigveda III.54.8
"The sun makes of our planet an alchemical retort in which the ocean waters are lifted to heaven and then, their impurities distilled away, are returned to the earth in drops of rain. This continuous circular process epitomizes the natural interrelationship between heaven and earth – between the archetypal figures of the collective unconscious and man's ego reality." Sallie Nichols, Jungian author
"The imprint of the eternal is everywhere. We have only to vision a little more deeply to see it."
"We must not only bring the earth's life into balance again but bring the human family together."
"Religions embody wide-ranging ideas about God, angels, and saviors. But what is vital is the underlying vision of wholeness….a celebration of diversity, commitment to connectedness, and furthuring of altruism."
"Good will is the harmony of the cosmos made audible in human consciousness. It is that good will which is the true end and meaning of every human life." Jay G. Williams, Ph.D., Chair of the Dept. of Religion at Hamilton College, Clinton, N. Y.
"All beings and all things are filled with the indwelling Life or Fire of God." Geoffrey Hodson, 'The Greater Gods'
"Humans are…beings who serve as a focus for the outworking of patterns of meaning as well as content. Sacred psychology calls for renewing our commitment to a science of the soul, in which imagining is primary."
"Esoteric studies reveal Cosmos as a vast hierarchy of lives evolving through Law."
"All upon the earth lives, moves and has its being and is dependent upon this intelligence called the Earth Soul or Earth Mother." C. R. F. Seymour, 'The Old Gods'
"In the religious as well as psychological sense, the path of holiness is movement toward wholeness, individual and collective."