"The mystics of the world's religions have contacted the divine spark, describing it as the seed of divinity within. Buddhists, for instance, speak of the 'germ of Buddhahood' that exists in every living being. In the Hindu tradition, the Katha Upanishad speaks of the 'light of the Spirit' that is concealed in the 'secret high place of the heart' of all beings. It describes this Spirit as 'smaller than the smallest atom, greater than the vast spaces."
"The kindness you give will open the door to a spiritual path of joyous self-discovery."
"Man is not alone. He is a unity in a diversity which in turn is held within an even greater unity."
"God said to Abram, 'Go to your self, know your self, fulfill your self." The Zohar
"Yes, man the microcosm contains the grid of the macrocosm."
"'Know thyself' is an ancient proverb attributed to several sources, among them Thales and Solon of Athens (two of the Seven Wise Men of Greece) and Socrates. Cicero speaks of it as a precept of Apollo. It was one of the maxims inscribed in gold letters over the portico of the temple of Delphi."
"Each individual must daily strive to understand the totality of his being and his relationship to the whole."
"In one sense, all life is one. And this is the highest sense."
"As people seek to commune with the essence of their own being, they must see that God has implanted his divine seed within them, even as he has implanted it in nature. As fourteenth-century mystic Meister Eckhart wrote: 'There is something in the soul that is so akin to God that it is one with Him. God's seed is within us.'"
"Truly the admonishment 'Man, know thyself!' leads him upward and onward into the unfailing light."
"You must come each day to a greater understanding of yourself in order to be able to rightly represent the purposes of life. You are love and you love love. You are wisdom and you love wisdom."
"Each one can walk the earth in dignity overshadowed by God presence. Each one can embrace the gift of love, both giving and receiving that special gift of charity that is meet for all. Yes, all can espouse the Be-attitude of affirming God's Be-ness in one another."
"Where the Spirit is not present, where the Spirit is denied, where the Spirit is quenched, there is no fount of reality that brings the buoyancy of interspiritual and interpersonal realizations to the consciousness."
"It is well to remember the words from Hebrews: 'Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.' When you are childlike in your faith, that faith will sustain you in your determination to find your freedom from the darkness that would hide your True Self."
"Those inner experiences that are the by-products of the soul's contact with universal truth will still the inharmonious voices of the world. And they will reveal the peace that can be obtained from communion with the divine intent."
"The Eternal permeates the substance of mortality with its essential reality."
"The greatest masters…have ultimately obtained reality through their abiding faith in the constancy of cosmic law."
"Man must truly know himself – as a divine being."
"Each son or daughter of God, in the dignity of true self-realization, must hold a sense of his or her own individual mission and expand outward in consciousness through the heavenly Presence to understand the life plan of others."
"The great teachers of mankind have walked the earth showing men how to live by dispensing both practical and spiritual wisdom. Their instructions have been simple. They have taught men not to hate but to love. Their admonishments were codified in the Ten Commandments and in the founding principles of the world's major religions. These principles include a belief in one Supreme Being."
"If you want to awaken all of humanity, then awaken all of yourself." Lao Tzu
"The key to the redemption of the social system lies in the victory of divine law in the being of individuals. What the individual becomes, the collective world is."
"Truly, each person is the child of the Eternal One."