"Our spirit inherently understands that we are all one – with other people and our universe."
"We are not alone in this world and even in the direst times, our prayers are heard and answered."
"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."
"Only when we see ourselves in our true human context, as members of a race which is intended to be one organism and 'one body', will we begin to understand the positive importance not only of the successes but of the failures and accidents in our lives." Thomas Merton, 'No Man Is An Island'
"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."
"Your neighbor is your other self dwelling behind a wall. In understanding, all walls shall fall down." Kahlil Gibran
"The Talmud states, 'All are responsible for each other.' And Jesus taught, 'That which you do to the least of these my brethren you do unto me.'"
"We are constantly communicating with everything around us, with the greater energy of the universe and the consciousness of other living creatures."
"Folklore and fairy tales are filled with lessons about the values of love, compassion, generosity, and caring for family, friends, the sick, and the elderly. These are the virtues that matter to heaven. These are the virtues that matter even if there is no heaven. And these are the virtues we are required to develop and refine on our spiritual journey."
"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."
"Trusting in the unseen, ineffable spiritual purpose behind our soul's journey generates a grace that illuminates the world."
"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.'"
"Synchronistic encounters are meaningful; they are manifestations of an invisible power working with you and through you."
"By cultivating one's nature one will return to virtue." Chuang-Tzu
"You will continually find yourself with opportunities to acknowledge that all of us are one until you make it a part of your life creed and act according to its promptings."
"We are spiritually responsible for each other and we are meant to discover and nurture the divine that exists within each person."
"The virtue of the universe is wholeness. It regards all things as equal." Tao Te Ching
"The spirit within us has faith that our needs will always be met."
"Science and religion tell us that we are energetically interdependent; that matter and energy are the same throughout the universe. Our spiritual interconnectedness and intuitive signals form, in effect, an energetic Internet."
"There are no such things as coincidences or accidents. Look for the meaning in your synchronistic enounters."
"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."
"Faith is an active force – not a passive one – an invisible power, like love."
"It is impossible to be both wise and pessimistic."
"You have to CHOOSE to make the best of a difficult situation and to trust that a reason beyond your understanding is always at work."
"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."