Quotes May 05, 2019

The spiritual life does not remove us from the world but leads us deeper into it.
Henri J.M. Nouwen
 
 
 
 
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
Swami Vivekananda
 
 
 
 
Step out of the circle of time and into the circle of love.
Rumi
 
 
 
 
Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.
Denis Waitley
 
 
 
 
We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
 
 
 
 
Surrender is the most difficult thing in the world while you are doing it and the easiest when it is done.
Bhai Sahib
 
 
 
 
It is not the end of the physical body that should worry us. Rather, our concern must be to live while we’re alive – to release our inner selves from the spiritual death that comes with living behind a facade designed to conform to external definitions of who and what we are.
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
 
 
 
 
Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.
Ludwig van Beethoven
 
 
 
 
Physical strength can never permanently withstand the impact of spiritual force.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
 
 
 
 
One of the most spiritual things you can do is embrace your humanity. Connect with those around you today. Say, “I love you”, “I’m sorry”, “I appreciate you”, “I’m proud of you”…whatever you’re feeling. Send random texts, write a cute note, embrace your truth and share it…cause a smile today for someone else…and give plenty of hugs.
Steve Maraboli
 
 
 
 
You and your purpose in life are the same thing. Your purpose is to be you.
George Alexiou
 
 
 
 
As soon as you look at the world through an ideology you are finished. No reality fits an ideology. Life is beyond that. … That is why people are always searching for a meaning to life… Meaning is only found when you go beyond meaning. Life only makes sense when you perceive it as mystery and it makes no sense to the conceptualizing mind.
Anthony de Mello
 
 
 
 
If you obsess over whether you are making the right decision, you are basically assuming that the universe will reward you for one thing and punish you for another.

The universe has no fixed agenda. Once you make any decision, it works around that decision. There is no right or wrong, only a series of possibilities that shift with each thought, feeling, and action that you experience.

If this sounds too mystical, refer again to the body. Every significant vital sign- body temperature, heart rate, oxygen consumption, hormone level, brain activity, and so on- alters the moment you decide to do anything… decisions are signals telling your body, mind, and environment to move in a certain direction.
Deepak Chopra
 
 
 
 
I would rather feel compassion than know the meaning of it.
St. Thomas Aquinas
 
 
 
 
You are one thing only. You are a Divine Being. An all-powerful Creator. You are a Deity in jeans and a t-shirt, and within you dwells the infinite wisdom of the ages and the sacred creative force of All that is, will be and ever was.
Anthon St. Maarten
 
 
 
 
It took me forty years on earth
To reach this sure conclusion:
There is no Heaven but clarity,
No Hell except confusion.
Jan Struther