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Call to the Heights, Guidance on the Pathway to Self-illumination
Geoffrey Hodson

1 “Only One exists.”

2 “Spiritual light has an interior origin and perpetually shines. It is the radiation from the purest spirit-Self.”

3 “A truly awakened person is one who freely gives light, life, wisdom, knowledge, encouragement, and the outstretched hand to all with whom he comes into contact….the Divine shines out in him, awakening the aspiration to enlightenment in all those who are able to perceive it.”

4 “The Bhagavad Gita or the Lord’s Song states: ‘…And whoso thus discerns Me in all, and all in Me, I never let him go; nor loosens he hold upon Me.”

5 “No matter how different forms may appear, the Life of this universe is One Life.”

6 “The bond of unity intimately relates all beings.”

7 "No matter how different forms may appear, the Life of this universe is One Life."

8 "Our earth and everything upon it…are intimately linked together."

9 "The One is all-pervading and without division."

10 "From within, from the very most interior center of existence and consciousness, the fact of oneness evermore proves to be the overriding truth."

11 “This One Alone is no mere philosophic abstraction, but a Reality.”

12 “All life within all forms is One Life.”

13 "The living heart of all religion is experienced oneness with the Divine and its expression by means of wisely directed, loving service."

14 "In the inmost Self, every human being is intimately related to every other…However marked the differences may be at the levels of the mortal man, inwardly the spirit in each one is the same, an essence which is equally shared. Indeed, the same actual, identical Life-Essence is incarnate or embodied in the whole of nature, nothing existing without that Presence being inherently within it as a veritable Reality."

15 “Love may be regarded as potentially the greatest gift which can be either bestowed or received.”

16 "Oneness exists and rules completely and without escape."

17 "The inner Self abides in pure, simple, absolute awareness, radiant with its own light, expressing itself spontaneously in a secret infinity of joy."

18 "The cause of almost all human destructiveness and sorrow can be traced to absence of the knowledge that division is an error and oneness is the fact concerning human life – indeed all life."

19 "Every experience is valuable; nothing is wasted, even if it appears so, for silently the seed is developing."

20 “Deeply penetrative self-examination, self-discovery and self-purification are essential if the divine in oneself and in one’s fellowmen is to be evoked.”

21 "The Presence, as an indwelling spiritual life, is one and the same in every human being. It is the essential attribute of humanity's whole nature and is also one and the same in every single person on earth. Full realization of the interrelationship between people will bring the dawn of the Golden Age."

22 "At the very heart and center of existence, pervading the whole manifestation of the divine Idea, there exists one predominant Law. This Law – insofar as it may be comprehended by humanity – decrees that the tendency to preserve harmonious equilibrium, shall always be stronger than the tendencies toward discordance."

23 “Scriptural records as remain and are reasonably accurate reveal that the teachings given by the Sages to the mass of mankind were surprisingly few and quite similar.”

24 "Recognition of this relationship of oneness is the only possible way to personal, national, and international health, peace, and therefore happiness."

25 “Oneness binds all human beings together.”

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite