It is wrong to think that love comes from long companionship and persevering courtship. Love is the offspring of spiritual affinity and unless that affinity is created in a moment, it will not be created in years or even generations.
Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit, and as vital to our lives as water and good bread.
Marriage is not just spiritual communion, it is also remembering to take out the trash.
Is it not by love alone that we succeed in penetrating to the very essence of being?
To see the universal and all pervading Spirit of Truth face to face, one must be able to love the meanest of all creation as oneself.
If you do a good deed for other people you will end up healing yourself too. Because a dose of love is the best spiritual cure.
When I understood and accepted my own darkness, I was consumed by my own light.
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
You are the child of the divine universe and you carry a spark of that divinity within you.
There are four questions of value in life... What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for, and what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same. Only love.
Everything you need, your courage, strength, compassion and love; everything you need is already within you.