Some of my favourite quotes

I am sitting finalizing my preparation for my workshop on Intuitive Guidance tomorrow. I began to capture some of my favourite quotes in a single document. Then I realized it may be good to share them. blessings Trevor

“Midway this way of life we’re bound upon, I woke to find myself in a dark wood, where the right road was wholly lost and gone.” Dante in the Divine Comedy

“All we can say for sure is that a mystery comes through us, seeking its own fullest incarnation and that whenever we serve the mystery within us; we experience a linkage to the mystery outside. When we stand in conscious relationship to the mystery we are more deeply alive.” James Hollis – Swamplands of the Soul

“And ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.” Kahil Gibran in the Prophet

“Let the beauty we love be what we do, there are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.” Rumi (Coleman Barks)

“Since no one really knows about God, those who say they do are just troublemakers.” Rabia

“We find God in that which enlivens the soul. Simply say hello.” James Hollis

“Drink the wine that moves you.” Rumi (Coleman Barks)

“I can’t explain the goings and the comings. You enter suddenly and I am nowhere again inside the majesty.” Rumi (Coleman Barks)

“When laughter and tears combine into exquisite joy we may be having a mystical experience.” (I am not sure if I said this or read it somewhere.)

“The dynamic connection of the soul through the image manifests this energy. (The Divine) When we resonate to this incarnated energy we are in the presence of soul. When, for whatever reason the energy no longer enlivens that image for us, then that structure dies for us as a source of the divine…. The energy has departed leaving a dry husk.” James Hollis

“You are more than you think you are and something in you knows it.” Jean Houston

“For laughing and passion – beauty and joy – is our hearts truth. All else is labour and foreign to the soul.” Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky)

“All of the hurts and failures, losings and dyings and forgettings were but part of the gaining of the rich material of your life.” Jean Houston in A Mythic Life

“What is this precious love and laughter budding in our hearts? It is the glorious sound of a soul waking up.” Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky)

“Darkness is a sacred wick awaiting your touch Beloved to become a sacred flame. Light is the cure, all else a placebo.” St. Francis (Daniel Ladinsky in Love Poems from God.

“There is really nothing more beautiful than the magnificence of the human heart as it reveals itself. I believe we cannot open our hearts on our own. We must rely on each other. Janie Brown of Callonish

Be patient with all that is unresolved in your heart and try and love the questions themselves.” Rainer Maria Rilke

“You are not a human being having a spiritual experience but a spiritual being having a human experience. “Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“I wish I could show you when you are lonely or in darkness, the incredible light of your own being.” Hafiz (Daniel Ladinsky)

“Tell me what it is you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” Mary Oliver

“It is not always a blind man who falls into a pit. Sometimes it is one who can see.” Rumi (Coleman Barks)

“Tears are the language of the heart.” Thomas Atum O’Kane

“If our action is not consistent with the soul’s desire, we lose energy. Ennui may set in.” James Hollis – Swamplands of the Soul


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