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Experiencing The Transcendent?
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Getting In Touch with The Transcendent
Are you looking for inspiration and ideas about experiencing the transcendent? Curious about how sages and wise philosophers made contact?
If so, these great quotes may help ...
Experiencing The Transcendent
We all have the extraordinary coded within us, waiting to be released.
- Jean Houston
Magic is what happens when you have encountered the Divine. It is the life-altering experiences of connecting to the divinity that dwells within yourself and in the world.
- Phyllis Curott
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.
- Henry Drummond
Becoming more and more aware of all that is possible moves your whole life into greater balance.
The moment one commits oneself, then providence moves too. All sorts of things occur to help. A whole stream of events issue from the decision, raising in one's favour all manner of incidents and meetings and material assistance which no one could have dreamed would come his or her way.
Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.
- Jack Canfield
Nothing is more powerful than an individual acting out of his conscience, thus helping to bring the collective conscience to life.
- Norman Cousins
There are very few human beings who receive the truth, complete and staggering, by instant illumination. Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment.
- Anais Nin
You desire to know the art of living, my friend? It is contained in one phrase: make use of suffering.
- Henri Frederic Amiel
We must travel in the direction of our fear.
- John Berryman
Your decision to be, have and do something out of ordinary entails facing difficulties that are out of the ordinary as well. Sometimes your greatest asset is simply your ability to stay with it longer than anyone else.
- Brian Tracy
Summer weather, like being in love, is a philosopher's stone which turns our ordinary days to gold. But not the whole day ... For it is never the whole day, never all our life which is transformed in any happiness, but only the exquisite moments.
- Nan Fairbrother
You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.
- Henry David Thoreau
Happiness has always seemed like a bluebird, and consists of moments.
- Lin Yutang
Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under the trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.
- Sir J. Lubbock
The cream of enjoyment in this life is always impromptu. The chance walk,; the unexpected visit; the unpremeditated journey; the unsought conversation or acquaintance.
- Fanny Fern
If you let yourself be absorbed completely, if you surrender completely to the moments as they pass, you live more richly those moments.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens ....
- Carl Jung
Wisdom & Foolishness
There is a foolish corner in the brain of the wisest man.
The mind cannot long act the role of the heart.
- Francois de la Rochefoucauld
The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.
Only the hand that erases can write the true thing.
- Meister Eckhart
The Experience of Sacred Space makes possible the founding of the world: where the sacred Manifests itself in space, the real unveils itself, the world comes into existence.
- Mircea Eliade
The meek shall inherit the earth. The rest of us will go to the stars.
In answer to the question of why it happened, I offer the modest proposal that our Universe is simply one of those things which happen from time to time.
- Edward P. Tryon
Not everything you do is going to be a masterpiece. But you get out there and you try and sometimes it really happens. The other times you’re just stretching your soul.
The events in our lives happen in a sequence in time, but in their significance to ourselves, they find their own order ... the continuous thread of revelation.
- Eudora Welty
Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force ... When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold [and come to life ...] and expand. Ideas actually begin to grow within us and come to life .... When we listen to people there is an alternating current, and this recharges us so that we never get tired of each other ... and it is this little creative fountain inside of us that begins to spring and cast up new thoughts and unexpected laughter and wisdom. ...Well, it is when people really listen to us, with quiet fascinated attention, that the little fountain begins to work again, to accelerate in the most surprising way.
- Brenda Ueland
When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.
- John Muir
I give you the end of a golden string,
Only wind it into a ball:
It will lead you in at heaven's gate,
Built in Jerusalem's wall.
- William Blake (Jerusalem)
The excellence of every art is its intensity, capable of making all disagreeables evaporate, from their being in close relationship with beauty and truth.
- John Keats
Call The World if you please "the Veil of Soul-may.king". - John Keats
The motif of the return of the Great Goddess and her consort is encountered over and over again in the dreams and unconscious fantasies of people who seek psychological help to overcome the deadness of their lives. Arts, films, literature, and political upheavals also reflect increasingly the same dynamics. The changes they demand entail new understanding of masculinity and femininity in both men and women and the relations between the sexes as well as new views of reality.
- Edward C. Whitmont
One day I saw with the eyes of my eternity in bliss and without effort, a stone. It tasted sweet, like heavenly herbs.
- Mechtild of Magdeburg
God is the partner of your most intimate soliloquies
- Victor Frankl
You can call it wisdom, or sanity, or health, or enlightenment. I use the word God as a short-cut. I am comfortable with the word God because I don't have the foggiest idea of what it means.
- Stephen Levine
Normal consciousness is a state of stupor, in which sensibility to the wholly real and responsiveness to the stimuli of the spirit are reduced. The mystics, knowing that man is involved in a hidden history of the Cosmos, endeavor to awake from the drowsiness and apathy and to regain the state of wakefulness for their enchanted souls.
- Rabbi Abraham Heschel
Somehow his dream is told; somehow he publishes if with solemn joy; sometimes with pencil on canvas; sometimes with chisel on stone ...
Creative work carries with it a form of intense love.
- Lin Yutang
I know that I have found fulfillment. I have an object in life, a task ... a passion.
- George Sand
The great man is he who does not lose his child's heart.
The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love color the most.
- John Ruskin
Well, now that we have seen each other, said the unicorn, if you believe in me, I'll believe in you. Is that a bargain?
- Lewis Carroll
Every parting gives a foretaste of death; every coming together again a foretaste of resurrection.
- Arthur Schopenhauer
He is immortal, but not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance.
- William Faulkner
No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main.
- John Donne
Joy and openness come from our own contented heart.
If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend; that would be giving as the angels give.
- George MacDonald
They seemed to come suddenly upon happiness as if they had surprised a butterfly in the winter woods ...
- Edith Wharton
Happiness has always seemed like a bluebird, and consists of moments.
- Lin Yutang
He who would do good to another must do it in minute particulars ...
- William Blake
Trust the dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
- Kahil Gibran
Love so that you may actually be what you innately are.
- Eric Butterworth
Marriage is not just spiritual communion and passionate embraces; marriage is also three meals a day (5 if you are snacking), sharing the workload and remembering to carry out the trash.
- Dr. Joyce Brothers
You are certainly one of the joys of life for all who have ever come within a mile of you .
- Thomas Merton ???
We arrive at truth, not by reason alone, but also by the heart.
- Blaise Pascal
Love is hot a higher power which descends upon mn nor a duty which is imposed upon him; it is his own power by which he relates himself to the world and makes it truly his.
- Erich Fromm
I'll do my life work, sticking up for the love between man and woman.
- D.H. Lawrence
Giving to others selflessly and anonymously, radiating light throughout the world and illuminating your own darkness, your virtue becomes a sanctuary for yourself and all thngs.
- Lao Tzu
When we are motivated by goals that have deep meaning, by dreams that need completion, by pure love that needs expressing, then we truly live life.
- Greg Anderson
... there is nothing really, to be afraid of. As we learn this, we grow in faith, we grow in strength, and most important, we grow in our capacity to love.
- Robert O'Brien