"The virtue of the universe is wholeness. It regards all things as equal." Tao Te Ching
"Everything we do COUNTS. There is really no such thing as a small act of service or goodness. This is in accord with most of the world's spiritual traditions."
"In connecting to the divine in others, we connect to God."
"We are spiritually responsible for each other and we are meant to discover and nurture the divine that exists within each person."
"Your neighbor is your other self dwelling behind a wall. In understanding, all walls shall fall down." Kahlil Gibran
"Anything you do for others, as well as the support you receive in your own life, has healing consequences for the whole human community."
"Politeness serves a purpose…civility and kindness are moral imperatives." Jane Austen
"There is no such thing as a simple act of compassion or an inconsequential act of service. Everything we do for another person has infinite consequences. Every action gives rise to a ripple effect, just as a pebble that is tossed into a pond sends out wave after wave, widening and covering more and more space."
"The call to be of service to one another, the intuition that prompts us to use our power to help others, is wired into our physical and spiritual nature."
"Know that underlying the storm is peace, and under the chaos is order. Use the power of faith as your anchor: faith that there is a reason why things happen as they do; faith that you will make it through a crisis; faith that you are moving forward to a better place."
"We are not alone in this world and even in the direst times, our prayers are heard and answered."
"I release into this universe my trust that my journey in life and all who walk my path with me are there by divine design."
"Faith is an active force – not a passive one – an invisible power, like love."
"By cultivating one's nature one will return to virtue." Chuang-Tzu
"There are no such things as coincidences or accidents. Look for the meaning in your synchronistic enounters."
"Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other." Euripides
"Choose to seek the spiritual presence in every moment and situation of your life. Even the smallest positive action can help someone heal."
"God is everywhere and can be found in any and every situation."
"The great power of compassion, honor, and grace still exists, even in the middle of national and world crises."
"We are meant to care about each other and the well-being of the entire human family because our physical survival and spiritual survival depend on one another. We are drawn to help each other, to be there for one another, because we are made of the same spiritual substance."
"The ancient Greek philosopher Epictetus wrote, 'The universe is but one great city, full of beloved ones, divine and human by nature, endeared to each other.'"
"Service to others is not only a social ideal, it is a spiritual ideal and a spiritual necessity. Virtually all world spiritual traditions tell us that we serve the divine through caring for other people."
"We are constantly communicating with everything around us, with the greater energy of the universe and the consciousness of other living creatures."
"We need to develop faith: faith that our needs will be met; faith that we are not alone; faith that there is a greater purpose at work behind the scenes that will become known to us when the time is right."
"We each are an individual fragment of a collective soul and are called to help each other, to live with a compassionate awareness of all of humanity."