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Thomas Keating Quotes: For human beings, the most daunting challenge is to become fully human. For to become fully human is to become fully divine.
         

For human beings, the most daunting challenge is to become fully human. For to become fully human is to become fully divine.


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We rarely think of the air we breathe, yet it is in us and around us all the time. In similar fashion, the presence of God penetrates us, is all around us, is always embracing us.

We rarely think of the air we breathe, yet it is in us and around us all the time. In similar fashion, the presence of God penetrates us, is all around us, is always embracing us.



The chief thing that separates us from God is the thought that we are separated from God.

The chief thing that separates us from God is the thought that we are separated from God.



God's first language is Silence. Everything else is a translation.

God's first language is Silence. Everything else is a translation.



God will bring people and events into our lives, and whatever we may think about them, they are designed for the evolution of His life in us.

God will bring people and events into our lives, and whatever we may think about them, they are designed for the evolution of His life in us.



If one completes the journey to one's own heart, one will find oneself in the heart of everyone else.

If one completes the journey to one's own heart, one will find oneself in the heart of everyone else.



Perhaps the shortest and most powerful prayer in human language is help.

Perhaps the shortest and most powerful prayer in human language is help.



The acceptance of all that God has given us and the willingness to let it go - to give it back to him at a moment's notice - that's true human freedom.

The acceptance of all that God has given us and the willingness to let it go - to give it back to him at a moment's notice - that's true human freedom.



You should not take prayer too seriously. There is something playful about God. You only have to look at a penguin ... to realize that He likes to play little jokes on creatures.

You should not take prayer too seriously. There is something playful about God. You only have to look at a penguin ... to realize that He likes to play little jokes on creatures.



What I really wanted was to fall in love with God. It's amazing what obstacles there are within us, or at least in me, that seem to slow this process.

What I really wanted was to fall in love with God. It's amazing what obstacles there are within us, or at least in me, that seem to slow this process.



The root of prayer is interior silence.

The root of prayer is interior silence.





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Seems like the more you grow, the more time you spend alone, before you know it you end up perfectly on your own.



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There is among doctors, in acute hospitals at least, a presumption of stupidity in their patients.



Appearance is everything. I find that a view is secondary. Even in those apartments on the East River, it's dull, looking out at those little boats.

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