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1 "According to the medieval view the divine likeness reaches down even into the physical structure of natural things." Aurora Consurgens (Marie Louise vonFranz)

2 "God…is present, not only in the best and holiest souls, but also in all other creatures; for by this presence He gives them life and being….this presence is never lacking in the soul." Spiritual Canticle (St. John of the Cross)

3 “I shall sing of the god who rules mysteriously over nature, the god who permeates the sky, the land, and the sea and who governs the whole immense structure with a unifying bond.” Manilius Arcana Mundi (Georg Luck)

4 "God is the immanent cause of all things." Proposition 18 Ethics (Benedict Spinoza)

5 "The Divine Mother revealed to me that…it was she who had become everything…that everything was full of consciousness. The image was consciousness, the altar was consciousness…the door-sills were consciousness… I found everything in the room soaked as it were in bliss – the bliss of God… That was why I fed a cat with the food that was to be offered to the Divine Mother. I clearly perceived that all this WAS the Divine Mother – even the cat." Sri Ramakrishna, 19th century Hindu saint Ecstatic Journey, The Transforming Power of Mystical Experience (Sophy Burnham)

6 "God cares for all nations." New World Dictionary-Concordance to the New American Bible (various)

7 "God is the simultaneous mutual implication of all things, even the contradictory ones." Nicholas Cusanus (1401-1464) 'Apologia doctae ignorantiae' The Masks of God (Joseph Campbell)

8 "What is God? Everything." Pindar (518-438 bce), Fragment 140d Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 16th edition (John Bartlett)

9 "The power of God permeates every being of the universe." The History of Magic and the Occult (Kurt Seligmann)

10 "All of it is God – every single bit of it – and there is nothing in the universe that is not God." Questions and Answers on Conversations With God (Neale Donald Walsch)

11 "Nature, or God, does nothing without a logical reason, and the further we search the more apparent it becomes to us that Nature is a wise mother, always using the best means to accomplish her ends." Rosicrucian Cosmo-Conception, or Christian Occult Science (Max Heindel)

12 "The first name of creation is Mother of Us All." Turning Toward the Mystery: A Seeker's Journey (Stephen Levine)

13 “Freemasonry proclaims, as it has proclaimed from its origin, the existence of a creative principle, the great Architect of the universe.” Isis Unveiled (Helena P. Blavatsky)

14 "I believe the creation is an outflowing of the fullness of God." Roberta Hestenes, President of Eastern College, St. David's, Pennsylvania Genesis: A Living Conversation (Bill Moyers)

15 "Every sprouting seed, every wheeling planet, every ordinary movement of the natural world, every noble aspiration of the human heart, is an expression of energy of the ever-present, ever-active Soul of the Universe." Archdeacon Wilberforce, Anglican spiritual leader Basic Theosophy (Geoffrey Hodson)

16 "God…is the center of all selves." Covenant of the Heart, Meditations of a Christian Hermeticist on the Mysteries of Tradition (Valentin Tomberg)

17 "There is nothing that exists outside of God. God is All That is, All That Was, and All That Will Ever Be. There is nothing that is that is not God." Communion with God (Neale Donald Walsch)

18 "Thou art the sky and Thou art the nest as well…..Hidden in the heart of things Thou art nourishing seeds into sprouts, buds into blossoms, and ripening flowers into fruitfulness." Rabindranath Tagore, 'Gitanjali' The Mystic Way - A Psychological Study in Christian Origins (Evelyn Underhill)

19 "Everything that exists is, at least potentially, sacramental. Because God is mirrored in the world, all human life, activity, and speech, as well as events and history, are capable of disclosing the presence and action of God whose very nature is to express and communicate love in an through the world." Introduction to Theology (Thomas P. Rausch, editor)

20 "I did comprehend the whole world….and the abyss and ocean and all things. In all these things I beheld naught save the divine power." Angela of Foligno Ecstasy in Secular and Religious Experiences (Marghanita Laski)

21 "God is the sole supreme principle and the source of everything which exists." An Introduction to Philosophy (Jacques Maritain)

22 "This is the classic teaching: God, who is 'his own being' is at the same time 'the being of all'." Writings in Time of War (Pierre Teilhard deChardin)

23 "Just as God has expressed the many aspects of his personality in what we have come to call Father, Son, Holy Spirit, Christ or Buddha, the divine can also dress itself in the garb of Mother." 2 Saint Germain's Prophecy for the New Millennium (Elizabeth Clare Prophet)

24 "God is within everyone, the very thing everyone lives by." The Findhorn Garden: Pioneering a New Vision of Man and Nature in Cooperation (The Findhorn Community)

25 "I am Goddess. You are God, Goddess. All that lives and breathes, loves, sings in the unending harmony of being is divine." The Spiral Dance, A Rebirth of the Ancient Religion of the Great Goddess (Starhawk (Miriam Simos))

This body of quotes compiled by JoAnn Kite