Interesting Quotes and Thoughts

“Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart.”

“Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.”

“Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.”

“You meet your destiny on the road you take to avoid it."

Carl Jung (1875 - 1961)

“Everybody has some important pieces of truth, and all those pieces need to be honored, cherished, and included in a more gracious, spacious, and compassionate embrace.”

“The truth is not in me or egoically locked up in me but rather beyond me altogether. Going within me, I am finally free of me: and that is a timeless liberation from the fetters of only being me.”

“But if wisdom sees the Many as One, compassion knows that the One is the Many.”

“Whatever we see and know is a complex of perceived objects and thus could not be our Self. The perceived cannot perceive.” The misunderstanding of this reality is the genesis of primary dualism.

“The study of mysticism is to study the Self. To Study the Self is to forget the Self. To forget the Self is to be one with all things. To be one with all things is to be enlightened by all things, and this traceless enlightenment continues forever.”

Ken Wilber

“This being human is a guest house, Every morning a new arrival; be grateful for whoever comes, because each has been sent as a guide from beyond.” (p. 174)

“We cannot have the richness that life brings us without the possibility of loss, and without loss we cannot fully treasure the gifts we have been given. Grief is the honest acknowledgement of loss and celebration of those gifts.” (p. 216)

“The suppression of doubt is typically the defense of a neurosis, a defense against the paradoxes of life from which we invariably grow.” (p. 219)

“As long as we continue to cruise along, buoyed by the successes of projections, we will be seduced into unconscious identification with trivial values.” (p. 247)

“The psyche is autonomous and will express another, deeper script than that which we received from our fated family of origin, culture, and peculiar histories.”

Hollis, J. (2005) Finding meaning in the second half of life. New York. Gotham Books.

“It is the ultimate human paradox that man’s dependence on perception precludes his being able to know his own identity.”

David Hawkins
The Eye of the I

“Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love. They are performed by those who temporarily have more for those who temporarily have less.” (p. 1)

“The search for love is but the honest searching out of everything that interferes with love.” (p. 267)

Course in Miracles

“God became man so that man may become God.”

Saint Augustine