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1 "Providence occurs everywhere." Pseudo-Dionysius, The Complete Works (John Farina, Editor-in-Chief)

2 "In every particle, atom, molecule, cell of Matter there lives hidden and works unknown all the omniscience of the Eternal and all the omnipotence of the Infinite." Sri Aurobindo, Eastern sage The Relevance of Bliss (Nona Coxhead)

3 "God has a care for every living thing. He numbers stars, and suns, and moons; He numbers angels, men, and everything; the birds, the flowers, the trees; the very petals of the rose he knows by name, and every one is numbered in his Book of Life; and every hair upon your head, and every drop of blood within your veins, he knows by number and by rhythm." ch. 109, vs. 21-24 Aquarian Gospel of Jesus the Christ (Leo W. Dowling)

4 "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)

5 "Your life is exactly the way it is for one basic reason: the vastness of your Being knows the perfect scenario to help you decide how to deepen your connection with the Light." Reflections of an Elder Brother: Awakening from the Dream (Mary-Margaret Moore)

6 "It is not difficult to contemplate God in thought, or even, if you will, to see him. Look at the order of the Kosmos; look at…the providence shown in things that have been, and in things that come to be; look at matter filled to the full with life, and see this great god in movement, with all things that are contained in him." Hermetica (Walter Scott, translator)

7 "The Divine Providence of the Lord is continually operating." Emanuel Swedenborg A Compendium of the Theological Writings of Emanuel Swedenborg (Samuel M. Warren, compiler)

8 "Our Lord God Almighty, who is All-wisdom and All-love, does or brings about all that is done, just as truly as he has made all things that exist." Revelations of Divine Love (Juliana of Norwich)

9 "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)

10 "Who else calls us back from the death of every error except that Life which cannot die, that wisdom which needs no light itself but enlightens every mind that needs it, by which the whole world is ruled, down even to the quivering leaves on the trees." Confessions (St. Augustine)

11 "There's a special providence in the fall of a sparrow." William Shakespeare, 'Hamlet', Act V, sc. 2,1.232 Encyclopedia of Religious Quotations (Frank S Mead, editor)

12 "Indeed, there is a Divine Providence that directs our lives toward those elements that can both teach and guide us in the most appropriate directions." Agartha: The Essential Guide to Personal Transformation in the New Era (Meredith L. Young)

13 "Just as the seed determines the future ways and stages of growth, so the Good Shepherd decides the ways of development of the true being of mankind and leads them along these ways." Covenant of the Heart, Meditations of a Christian Hermeticist on the Mysteries of Tradition (Valentin Tomberg)

14 "Nothing under the sun is accidental." Gotthold E. Lessing (1729-1781), German dramatist, 'Emilia Galotti' The Great Thoughts (George Seldes, compiler)

15 "After all, it is God who acts. It is the whirlwind of his saving power that we find ourselves caught up in, embraced by." A Retreat With St. Bonaventure (Leonard J. Bowman)

16 "What we call 'God' continues to create – with infinite intelligence – every billionth of a billionth of a second, now, and for billions and billions of years to come. What is created with and in this perfect Intelligence reflects and modifies everything at every instant and at every level. This happens from the smallest electron to the largest galaxy – including all forms of life in the universe." Fred Alan Wolf, Ph.D., 'The Soul and Quantum Physics' Experiencing the Soul (Eliot Jay Rosen, editor)

17 "From Brahman...on down to the smallest ant, all entities are existing because the Supreme Lord has entered and is sustaining each." Bhagavad-Gita As It Is (A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)

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

19 "Almighty and eternal God, there is not one circumstance so great as not to be subject to your power nor so small but it comes within your care." Queen Anne (1665-1714), Queen of Great Britain and Ireland The Lion Christian Quotation Collection (Hannah Ward & Jennifer Wild, compilers)

20 "The universal Presence, Power and Purpose is forever moving back of all things, in all things, and through all things." Kinship With All Life (J. Allen Boone)

21 "God who created everything also rules everything….God's power is loving." Catechism of the Catholic Church (Various)

22 "It depends not only on man's industry; the ability and the urge are all in all in God's hand." Inscription on medieval Alchemical medal Alchemy, The Medieval Alchemists and their Royal Art (Johannes Fabricius)

23 "Nothing whatsoever can happen without Divine Providence having foreseen it and having made it fit into His plans beforehand. No obstruction in the whole world can possibly prevent the will of God from being carried out." The Secret of the Rosary (St. Louis DeMontfort)

24 "Consciousness in the guise of the Divine Mind, the subjective side of nature, is the driving force behind evolution.' Ancient Wisdom, Modern Insight (Shirley Nicholson)

25 "Trustfully commit yourself and all that concerns you to the unfailing and most sure Providence of God." On Union With God (Albertus Magnus (St. Albert the Great))

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite