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Entering the Castle: An Inner Path to God and Your Soul
Caroline Myss
Using St. Teresa of Avila's imagery of the Soul as an interior castle, the author guides us from room to room of this inner castle, preparing us for the ultimate encounter with God and our own divinity.

1 "You are a container for God in this world."

2 "The choices you make are always and only motivated by either faith or fear."

3 "The divine self is one with the all, given in grace and sealed in glory." Ken Wilber, Foreword

4 "Every single action generated by every life form affects the whole of the universe."

5 "The wonder of love is its boundless capacity to heal, to bring forgiveness, to soothe the angry soul, to repair broken relationships, to make things right in all ways."

6 "The divine comprises the collective soul of humanity and all life."

7 "Where there is hatred, sow love. Where there is pain, sow love. Where there is chaos, sow love."

8 "The true self in each and every one of us is the true self that Jesus of Nazareth realized – 'I and the Father are one.'" Ken Wilber, Foreword

9 "Pray to be open to the experience of divine love."

10 "You are never without divine guidance; you are never outside the orbit of divine sight."

11 "We have been secretly fed from beyond space and time. That's why we look for something more than this." Rumi, 'The Soul of Rumi'

12 "According to the mystics, the closer you get to your true self, the greater the sense of infinite freedom." Ken Wilber, Foreword

13 "Your role is to empower the life you have and the person you are – and the person you could be – with the energy of grace that listening to your soul gives you."

14 "The divine within the details of your life is present in every second, every motion, every thought."

15 "We have a theology in our biology. It is instinctual, just as birds know their paths, beavers build dams, and whales communicate with one another. We are born with knowledge of natural laws, through which the divine reveals or animates its presence in our bones, blood, tissues – our cellular beings."

16 "The human soul is the essence of divinity itself."

17 "The world is not in the hands of greedy politicians or terrorists or corporate moguls or fundamentalists praying for Armageddon. The world is in the hands of God."

18 "We want to touch the sacred and feel its energy, to connect to it personally and to connect to it through our purpose. The divine calls to us through places, actions, and objects, constantly seducing us."

19 "See God in everything. Appreciate the presence of the divine in the details of your life every day."

20 "The closer you get to your true self, the more you live in eternity; the more you live in the timeless present, which includes thoughts of the past, the present, and the future, all occuring in the timeless now." Ken Wilber, Foreword

21 "Teresa of Avila observed, 'God lives also among the pots and pans', in other words in our daily actions."

22 "The mystics reassure us, as the Buddha taught, 'On life's journey, faith is nourishment and virtuous deeds a shelter.'"

23 "Of all the many gifts in life that bring joy and grace to the soul, among the greatest is the choice to see the people in our lives as gifts from God."

24 "The human soul is indeed made in the image and likeness of God."

25 "Each of us is enriched by the presence of God everywhere, in every blade of grass, in every beam of light, in every prayer, and in every truth in every scripture."

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite