"If we knew how to greet each moment as the manifestation of the divine will, we would find in it all the heart could desire….The present moment is always filled with infinite treasures: it contains more than you are capable of receiving….The divine will is an abyss, of which the present moment is the entrance; plunge fearlessly therein and you will find it more boundless than your desire." J. P. DeCaussade, 'Abandonment to the Divine Providence'
Behold the Spirit, A Study in the Necessity of Mystical Religion
"The will of God, the wil of the Higher, is the will of your Real Self."
Saint Germain on Alchemy
(Mark L. and Elizabeth Clare Prophet)
"I recognize and affirm that I am a center of pure self-consciousness. I am a center of will, capable of observing, directing, and using all my psychological processes." Roberto Assagioli, 'The Act of Will'
Soul Centered Astrology, A Key to Your Expanding Self
"The goal of the myth is to dispel ignorance by effecting a reconciliation of the individual consciousness with the universal will."
Hero With A Thousand Faces
"As a mother, even at the risk of her own life, protects her son, her only son, so let there be good will without measure between all beings. Let good will without measure prevail in the whole world." Metta Sutta
The Perennial Philosophy
"The mind of God is love, and the love of God is intelligence, and these two aspects of one great quality are brought into play for the working out of His will and purpose."
The Light of the Soul
(Alice A. Bailey)
"The Will of God seeks to accomplish itself through our human will as the self-expression of our essence."
The Alternative Gospel
"Motivation and free will are more important than behavioral determinism in shaping the course of human life."
A God Within
"Unfoldment from less to more and reharmonization operate irresistibly upon man, as upon all else that exists. Man can delay or hasten, but he cannot ultimately frustrate these two functions of the Cosmic Will."
"There is no strain in doing God's Will as soon as you recognize that it is also your own."
A Course in Miracles
(Helen Schucman and William Thetford)
"All things are manifestations of His Will." Guru Nanak (1469-1539), Indian disciple of Kabir, 'Psalms and Devotions'
The Quotable Spirit
(Peter Lorie and Manuela D Mascetti, editors)
"All the manifold manifestations of wonderful things are going on by the simple supreme will of God, and all of them are subordinate to that supreme will."
Bhagavad-Gita As It Is
(A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
"In the inmost heart of our being knowledge is love and love knowledge, while our true will is the creative power which springs from their union and which makes them one in action."
The Flame and the Light
(Hugh I'anson Fausset)