Posts tagged with ‘Quotations’

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Quote for the Day

by Carl McColman

It is a glorious destiny to be a member of the human race, though it is a race dedicated to many absurdities and one which makes many terrible mistakes: yet, with all that, God Himself gloried in becoming a member of the human race. … As if the sorrows and stupidities of the human condition […]

Quote for the Day

by Carl McColman

Then you should readily and trustfully commit yourself and all that concerns you to the unfailing and most sure Providence of God, in silence and peace. He Himself will fight for you, and will grant you a liberty and consolation better, nobler, and sweeter than would be possible if you gave yourself up day and […]

Quote for the Day

by Carl McColman

You might stare for hours at a sunset, and suddenly disappear into the World Soul, and feel yourself at one with all nature. This is well and good. But nature is not the source of this intuition. Worms and rats and foxes and weasels do not stare for hours at the sunset, and marvel at […]

Quote for the Day

by Carl McColman

No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it. — Albert Einstein, as quoted in The Book of Not Knowing: Exploring the True Nature of Self, Mind, and Consciousness by Peter Ralston

Quote for the Day

by Carl McColman

People in the postmodern era have lost confidence in the idea of perpetual progress advanced by the sciences and technology. They have become distrustful of and disenchanted with authority, which includes that of the church. They value experience over against outside authority, a faith based on experience over against one that is ecclesiastically pre-formulated, and […]

Quote for the Day

by Carl McColman

…the words of the Lord are like acts wrought in us, and so they must have produced some effect in those who were already prepared to put away from them everything corporeal and to leave the soul in a state of pure spirituality, so that it might be joined with Uncreated Spirit in this celestial […]

Quote for the Day

by Carl McColman

Each of us possesses a soul, but we do not prize our souls as creatures made in God’s image deserve and so we do not understand the great secrets that they contain. — Saint Teresa of Avila, The Interior Castle