Favorite Quotations ~  Spirituality, 4 Sacred Contracts

"Every natural fact is a symbol of some spiritual fact." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Spirit itself is not human; it may spring up in any life… it may exist in all animals, and who know in how many undreamt-of beings, or in the midst of what worlds? ~ George Santayana

What a man accomplishes in a day depends upon the way in which he approaches his tasks. When we accept tough jobs as a challenge to our ability and wade into them with joy and enthusiasm, miracles can happen. When we do our work with a dynamic conquering spirit, we can get things done. ~ Arland Gilbert

Spiritual favors are not always to be looked for, and not always to be relied on. ~ Amelia Barr

Spirituality…is to be found and nurtured in the smallest of daily activities…The spirituality that feeds the soul and ultimately heals our psychological wounds may be found in those sacred objects that dress themselves in the accoutrements of the ordinary. ~ Thomas Moore

There is a geography of the human spirit, common to all peoples. ~ Linda Hogan, Woman Who Watches Over the World

Man has never made any material as resilient as the human spirit. ~ Bernard Williams, Guideposts, 2/05

Spirituality is the intersection of three paths: letting go of ego, an unconditional yes to the conditions of human existence, and an immeasurable compassion. ~ David Richo, Unexpected Miracles

The spirit should never grow old. ~ John Kenneth Galbraith

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