Tag: Soul

The Spirit of the Soul

How could the soul not take flight when from the glorious Presence a soft call flows sweet as honey, comes right up to her and whispers, “Rise up now, come away.”  ~ Rumi ~ Under divine inspiration, Paul wrote 1 Thess 4:14 “We believe that Jesus died and…

Our Soul

I began to think of the soul as if it were a castle made of a single diamond or of very clear crystal, in which there are many rooms, just as in Heaven there are many mansions.    ~ St. Theresa of Avila ~ The spiritual…

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OUR PASSIONS

Long life is indeed a blessing, but maybe we overdo our concern for the length of our lives and give insufficient attention to the passion we bring to whatever time we have.  The meaning and purpose of life are great mysteries, and in that light a…

A Healthy Soul

It’s our job to work in our soul’s best interest.   ~ Terry Lynn Taylor and Mary Beth Crain, Angel Courage   ~ Meditation is a way to balance the spirit as well as the soul, which has now been scientifically proven to decrease stress and improve physical health.…

Listening to Our Soul

Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard.   ~ Anne Sexton ~ Say not, “I have found the truth,” but rather, “I have found a truth.” Say not, “I have found the path of the soul.” Say rather, “I have met the soul walking…

Justice of the Soul

Justice is the virtue of the soul as a whole.  ~ Plato  ~ Justice respects the rights of others, whether those rights are natural (the right to life, and the right to worship God and to do what is necessary to save our souls) or legal.…

A Life Has Been Lived

Long life is indeed a blessing, but maybe we overdo our concern for the length of our lives and give insufficient attention to the passion we bring to whatever time we have.  The meaning and purpose of life are great mysteries, and in that light a…

The Community of God

Tomorrow’s God says that every church is “his church” and every faith is “her faith,” and every soul is God’s soul, because it shares the same soul with God!  And no person or living thing in the universe stands outside of the community of God.  …

A Fresh New Year

The object of a new year is not that we should have a new year.  It is that we should have a new soul.     ~ G. K. Chesterton   ~ “Happy New-year! happy New-year!” It is the day of hope and a fresh beginning. Old debts shall be…

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AFFIRMATION – MY LIFE

In quiet reflection, I turn within toward the Light that is my life.  I am no longer afraid of the transformation that is taking place in me.  Beyond thoughts and feelings is a truth more glorious than I had imagined.  I surrender my self to this…