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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 "We cannot stop our longing for the quest for a deeper spiritual experience, because the attraction to the divine is the most basic force of our lives. Kahlil Gibran called it 'life's longing for itself.'"

2 "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."

3 "You are more infinitely beautiful than you can imagine, and more infinitely gifted and blessed than words can describe."

4 "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."

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

6 "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

7 "Divine light is instantly present the second we slip into darkness."

8 "So seamlessly does the world, sacred and profane, arise in one piece that I can find no boundary – anywhere in the entire universe." Ken Wilber, Foreword

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

10 "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."

11 "When you wait in faith, all will be provided. And yes, it is difficult…and yes, it is splendid."

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

13 "The soul is essentially a vessel of love."

14 "Open your soul to the wisdom and truth in all traditions."

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

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

17 "Every prayer is heard in some way that is incomprehensible to our minds."

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

19 "The overall number of inner selves is but one." Ken Wilber, Foreword

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

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

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

23 "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."

24 "There is a divine purpose that moves in tandem with every event in your life."

25 "I believe that the divine is everywhere and exists within even the most intimate details of our lives."

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite