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The root of prayer is interior silence.


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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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In his arms, I slowly unfolded like a love note read in secret.

In his arms, I slowly unfolded like a love note read in secret.



Let it be love, not the power of position that guides you for your success.

Let it be love, not the power of position that guides you for your success.



There is no advancement to him who stands trembling because he cannot see the end from the beginning.

There is no advancement to him who stands trembling because he cannot see the end from the beginning.



What you focus on expands. Focus on what you are best at and you will be unstoppable.

What you focus on expands. Focus on what you are best at and you will be unstoppable.



Art without knowledge is nothing!

Art without knowledge is nothing!



I don’t mind getting smacked on the chin. I just don’t want to get nibbled to death. There’s a difference.

I don’t mind getting smacked on the chin. I just don’t want to get nibbled to death. There’s a difference.



A man called, wanting to borrow a rope. "You cannot have it," said Nasrudin. "Why not?" "Because it is in use." "But I can see it just lying there, on the ground." "That's right: that's its use.

A man called, wanting to borrow a rope. "You cannot have it," said Nasrudin. "Why not?" "Because it is in use." "But I can see it just lying there, on the ground." "That's right: that's its use.



Nobody likes the bringer of bad news.

Nobody likes the bringer of bad news.



Where there are two people, there is untruth.

Where there are two people, there is untruth.



Eloquent speech is not from lip to ear, but rather from heart to heart.

Eloquent speech is not from lip to ear, but rather from heart to heart.




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