"Somewhere within us, no matter how lost or confused we might be at any point in life, there is something within which has foresight and resources which are often hidden from consciousness but which can divine what direction to take and what choices to make."
The Mythic Tarot
(Juliet Sharman-Burke and Liz Greene)
"God has given us the freedom to think what we choose and the creative capacity to bring forth worlds accordingly. What we think, we experience." Marianne Williamson, Foreword
New Thoughts for a New Millennium
(Michael A. Maday, editor)
"We choose the god-like splendor
Of the best-beloved Sun
To inspire us;
May the shining Sun
Brighten your life!" Ramayanna
The Sunfood Diet Success System
"The ancients did not doubt that men could choose and, through choice, exercise some control over the disposition of their lives. Tacitus, for example…claims that 'the wisest of the ancients leave us the capacity of choosing our life."
The Great Ideas, A Syntopicon, vol. 1
(Mortimer J. Adler, editor)
"Choices send ripples throughout the universe, altering the world for better or for worse. Since we're already changing the world with every action we take, why not do it with the highest intention?"
Making Peace With God, A Practical Guide
(Harold Bloomfield, M.D. & Philip Goldberg, Ph.D.)
"When you suffer in mind or body, the road forks. You can go the route of feeling sorry for yourself, dwelling on your pain and the unfairness of a life which dealt you that card…or you can determine to let this experience open you to learning more about human life in all its dimensions."
Finding Deep Joy
"If we, as human beings, start to make a personal choice to make things better, to sacrifice instead of hurt, then the light will get so bright that the dark won't have a lot of room to exist." Terry Lynn Taylor
Angels: The Mysterious Messengers
(Rex Hauck, editor)
"The career of a soul as it threads its course…is guided by its choices, which are controlled by what the soul wants and wills at each stage of the journey."
The World's Religions
"Increasingly, we need to make our decisions from the larger perspective provided by serving the One Life." William Metzger, 'Choosing: Karma & Kharma in the 21st Century'
Karma, Rhythmic Return to Harmony
(V. Hanson, R. Stewart & S. Nicholson, editors)
"Perception is a choice of what you want yourself to be."
A Course in Miracles
(Helen Schucman and William Thetford)
"You can choose to think positive thoughts or negative thoughts. You can choose to feel happy or sad. You can choose to see the positive in a negative situation, or the negative in a positive situation."
(Rabbi Shoni Labowitz)
"Because we can choose our inner feelings and thoughts, we have the possibility of self-control and self-direction. This gives us some control over our environment and our world. Our evolution is now self-induced, through our own decisions and efforts. Although the full development of self-consciousness and choice is not yet apparent, we are capable to some extent of choosing what we wish to express and be and what our world will be."
Ancient Wisdom, Modern Insight