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Entering the Castle: An Inner Path to God and Your Soul
Caroline Myss
Using St. Teresa of Avila's imagery of the Soul as an interior castle, the author guides us from room to room of this inner castle, preparing us for the ultimate encounter with God and our own divinity.

1 "We have been secretly fed from beyond space and time. That's why we look for something more than this." Rumi, 'The Soul of Rumi'

2 "I believe that the divine is everywhere and exists within even the most intimate details of our lives."

3 "Your cell tissue is part of everything and everything lives within you, from the smallest spinning particle of energy, to a breathing tree in the forest, to the collective consciousness of all nations."

4 "From the second you incarnate, your soul is in dialogue with divinity, and it is expressing and experiencing its own divinity instinctively."

5 "Every single action generated by every life form affects the whole of the universe."

6 "Divine light is instantly present the second we slip into darkness."

7 "Your role is to empower the life you have and the person you are – and the person you could be – with the energy of grace that listening to your soul gives you."

8 "The choices you make are always and only motivated by either faith or fear."

9 "So seamlessly does the world, sacred and profane, arise in one piece that I can find no boundary – anywhere in the entire universe." Ken Wilber, Foreword

10 "Open your soul to the wisdom and truth in all traditions."

11 "You are more infinitely beautiful than you can imagine, and more infinitely gifted and blessed than words can describe."

12 "The true self is aware of this ever-present, never-ending, eternal moment, through which all time passes." Ken Wilber, Foreword

13 "We cannot stop our longing for the quest for a deeper spiritual experience, because the attraction to the divine is the most basic force of our lives. Kahlil Gibran called it 'life's longing for itself.'"

14 "The divine self is one with the all, given in grace and sealed in glory." Ken Wilber, Foreword

15 "You are part of the one collective soul of all species on the planet."

16 "Within the interior of your soul, God is present."

17 "The divine comprises the collective soul of humanity and all life."

18 "The wonder of love is its boundless capacity to heal, to bring forgiveness, to soothe the angry soul, to repair broken relationships, to make things right in all ways."

19 "The human soul is the essence of divinity itself."

20 "You are a container for God in this world."

21 "The closer you get to your true self, the more you live in eternity; the more you live in the timeless present, which includes thoughts of the past, the present, and the future, all occuring in the timeless now." Ken Wilber, Foreword

22 "Always, beyond the darkness, God's greater plan is in motion. That is the truth you need to trust."

23 "Each of us is enriched by the presence of God everywhere, in every blade of grass, in every beam of light, in every prayer, and in every truth in every scripture."

24 "When you wait in faith, all will be provided. And yes, it is difficult…and yes, it is splendid."

25 "The true self in each and every one of us is the true self that Jesus of Nazareth realized – 'I and the Father are one.'" Ken Wilber, Foreword

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite