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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 "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."

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

3 "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'

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

5 "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

6 "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."

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

8 "You are connected to the love that binds the collective soul of humanity."

9 "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

10 "The divine is always present – always."

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

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

13 "The inner self lives in a timeless, eternal now." Ken Wilber, Foreword

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

15 "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."

16 "Your soul is a vessel of sacred graces: compassion, harmony, wisdom, love, endurance, humor, patience, healing, and vision….these are the essence, the building blocks of your highest potential."

17 "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.'"

18 "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

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

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

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

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

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

24 "Prayer is your way through darkness, prayer is your way into the light, prayer is your way to maintain your field of grace."

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