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1 “There is only one Providence over all the world, a supra-being transcending all power visible and invisible.” Pseudo-Dionysius, The Complete Works (John Farina, Editor-in-Chief)

2 "All of life must have purpose and intelligences supervising that purpose." Rediscovering the Angels (Flower A. Newhouse)

3 "No accident nor chance is possible within the universe as God created it, outside of which is nothing." A Course in Miracles (Helen Schucman and William Thetford)

4 "There is a divine purpose that moves in tandem with every event in your life." Entering the Castle: An Inner Path to God and Your Soul (Caroline Myss)

5 "The universe..is a masterpiece of divine Providence." St. Thomas Aquinas, 'Contra Gentiles', 3, 77 (13th century) The Book of Catholic Quotations (John Chapin, Editor)

6 "God is all things; from him are all things; and all things are dependent on his will, and on his inimitable wisdom." Hermetica (Walter Scott, translator)

7 "The simplest features of the world about us are in themselves so awe-inspiring that there seems no need to seek new and greater miracles of God's care." Carl Wallace Miller Encyclopedia of Religious Quotations (Frank S Mead, editor)

8 "Nothing can exist and act of its own power, but every creature acts of necessity by the power of God, the first moving cause, the first principle and origin of every action, Who acts in every active being." On Union With God (Albertus Magnus (St. Albert the Great))

9 "God, who gave being to all that is, at the same time unites all things together in His providence." St. Thalassios the Libyan, 'First Century' The Philokalia, volume 2 (various authors, compiled by St. Nikodimos of the Holy Mountain)

10 "God governs all His creatures in goodness." St. Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179), Abbess, visionary The Soul Afire, Revelations of the Mystics (H. A. Reinhold, editor)

11 "Divine order makes itself known in all areas of our lives." Sacred Contracts: Awakening Your Divine Potential (Caroline Myss)

12 "The Divine Providence administrates universal nature." Healing: The Divine Art (Manly P. Hall)

13 "All basic and fundamental changes taking place upon the physical plane are necessarily the result of inner subjective causes, emanating from the divine consciousness." The Rays and The Initiations (Alice A. Bailey)

14 "His transcendent power is inexpressible, unknowable, inconceivably great, and, as it flows over, it empowers whatever is weak and it preserves and directs the humblest of its echoes….God's infinite power is distributed among all things and there is nothing in the world entirely bereft of power….The benefits of this inexhaustible Power reach out to humans, to animals, to plants, and indeed to all of nature." Pseudo-Dionysius, The Complete Works (John Farina, Editor-in-Chief)

15 "Why not keep within psychology proper what once was called providence – being invisibly watched and watched over?" The Soul's Code (James Hillman)

16 "The law of nature is the same as the eternal law implanted in rational creatures, and inclining them to their right action and end; and can be nothing else but the eternal reason of God, the Creator and Ruler of all the world." Pope Leo XIII, 'Libertas Praestantissimum', June 20, 1888 The Book of Catholic Quotations (John Chapin, Editor)

17 "Protective power is always and ever present within the sanctuary of the heart and even immanent within, or just behind, the unfamiliar features of the world. One has only to know and trust, and the ageless guardians will appear." Hero With A Thousand Faces (Joseph Campbell)

18 "God strengthens, but draws forth our own last bit of strength. God guides, but we think we're wandering blindly." A Retreat With St. Bonaventure (Leonard J. Bowman)

19 "It should be noted that there is a certain hand of divine guidance, as in Wisdom 7: 'We are indeed in God's hand, we ourselves and our words, with all our understanding too, and technical knowledge.'" Thomas Aquinas, In Jer 16, p. 619 Sheer Joy, Conversations with Thomas Aquinas on Creation Spirituality (Matthew Fox)

20 "God governs all things immediately; God possesses, in its very essence, the government of all things, even of the very least." Thomas Aquinas, 'Treatise on Divine Government' Man and Spirit, The Speculative Philosophers (Saxe Commins and Robert N. Linscott, editors)

21 "With the wonderful love with which God loves us, He ever guards us and turns all that concerns us to His greater glory and to the good of our souls." St. Alphonsus Rodriguez (1531-1617) Letters From the Saints (Claude Williamson, Compiler)

22 "Human kingdoms are established by divine providence." St. Augustine The Great Ideas, A Syntopicon, vol. 1 (Mortimer J. Adler, editor)

23 "A universal law places each of us in the conditions which provide the exact spiritual lessons we need in order to become more god-like." Stephen Arroyo, 'Karma and the Birth-Chart' Karma, Rhythmic Return to Harmony (V. Hanson, R. Stewart & S. Nicholson, editors)

24 "Realize that you are a god in the making. All the power and force of the universe are on your side. The result is certain." The Inner Life (Charles W. Leadbeater)

25 "The whole world is ruled by the Providence of God….It is the Divine Mind which directs all the activities and movements of all creatures." My Way of Life, The Summa Simplified for Everyone (Walter Farrell and Martin J. Healy)

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite