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

2 "Do not presume that your prayers are not answered, because they are. It is up to you to receive and listen. Practice silence and contemplation as a means of continually attuning to the one clear voice of the divine that is present within your soul."

3 "The overall number of inner selves is but one." Ken Wilber, Foreword

4 "Where there is hatred, sow love. Where there is pain, sow love. Where there is chaos, sow love."

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

6 "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."

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

8 "Teresa of Avila observed, 'God lives also among the pots and pans', in other words in our daily actions."

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

10 "Heaven has a design and plan far greater than what can be shown to any human being. All that is within the vast scope of creation has a purpose known to God, including each human life."

11 "The human soul is indeed made in the image and likeness of God."

12 "Your soul is your divine essence, your eternal self. Imagine dying and completely ceasing to exist. You can't. You have a need to be eternal, and your soul is designed for it."

13 "The divine within the details of your life is present in every second, every motion, every thought."

14 "The inner self lives in a timeless, eternal now." Ken Wilber, Foreword

15 "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

16 "Your link to the divine cannot be broken….it is a sealed, eternal bond."

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

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

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

20 "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

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

22 "This infinite and eternal self is the home of spirit in you and in each and every sentient being."

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

24 "Your soul is a vessel of sacred graces: compassion, harmony, wisdom, love, endurance, humor, patience, healing, and vision….these are the essence, the building blocks of your highest potential."

25 "Every prayer is heard in some way that is incomprehensible to our minds."

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite