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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 "Your cell tissue is part of everything and everything lives within you, from the smallest spinning particle of energy, to a breathing tree in the forest, to the collective consciousness of all nations."

2 "You are part of the one collective soul of all species on the planet."

3 "This infinite and eternal self is the home of spirit in you and in each and every sentient being."

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

5 "Always, beyond the darkness, God's greater plan is in motion. That is the truth you need to trust."

6 "Within the interior of your soul, God is present."

7 "Your link to the divine cannot be broken….it is a sealed, eternal bond."

8 "You have a biological and spiritual need to experience the awe of the sacred."

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

10 "Spiritual sweetness flows eternally from a divine source, requiring no human engineering. The water is abundant and endlessly fills the basin – meaning you."

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

12 "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."

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

14 "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

15 "Every second offers a choice either to channel grace or to withhold it."

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

17 "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."

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

19 "Begin to dedicate daily prayer to those who have harmed you, to those who do not pray for themselves, and to the well-being of the human community."

20 "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."

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

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

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

24 "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

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

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite