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The capacity for emotional sobriety belongs to everybody in the human family and leads to a fully human response to the adventure and goodness of the gift of human life.


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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.



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.



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.





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That you were able to walk away, gives me my answer as plain as day.

That you were able to walk away, gives me my answer as plain as day.



What if the poem loses?What if it never tastes victory like the intent it was written with?

What if the poem loses?What if it never tastes victory like the intent it was written with?



Every Irishman, the saying goes, has a potato in his head.

Every Irishman, the saying goes, has a potato in his head.



It has been my exprience that repetitive nights of exposure to the kundalini energy followed by longer periods of reflection and pyschic networking create the fastest transitions in awareness.

It has been my exprience that repetitive nights of exposure to the kundalini energy followed by longer periods of reflection and pyschic networking create the fastest transitions in awareness.



I haven't really had too many bosses. Any bad boss I had probably was because I was a bad employee.

I haven't really had too many bosses. Any bad boss I had probably was because I was a bad employee.



As machines get to be more and more like men, men will come to be more like machines.

As machines get to be more and more like men, men will come to be more like machines.



I have to keep working, not to arrive at finish, which arouses the admiration of fools... I must seek completion only for the pleasure of being truer and more knowing.

I have to keep working, not to arrive at finish, which arouses the admiration of fools... I must seek completion only for the pleasure of being truer and more knowing.



In a world where every man and his dog is a designer, Alexander McQueen was the real deal. His talent was supersonic.

In a world where every man and his dog is a designer, Alexander McQueen was the real deal. His talent was supersonic.



The happiest excitement in life is to be convinced that one is fighting for all one is worth on behalf of some clearly seen and deeply felt good, and against some greatly scorned evil.

The happiest excitement in life is to be convinced that one is fighting for all one is worth on behalf of some clearly seen and deeply felt good, and against some greatly scorned evil.



I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list.

I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list.




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