Sunday, August 4, 2013

Religious Thought 294

“This lover of love sings: "Mother! Mother! Mother! Who can fathom your mystery, Your eternal play of love with love? You are divine madness, O goddess, Your love the brilliant crown of madness. Please make this poor poet madly wealthy with the infinite treasure of your love."”

- Ramprasad

“There is no evil like hatred. And no fortitude like patience.”

- Santideva, "Bodhicaryavatara"

“When we are ignorant we live in His prison; when we become prudent we live in His palace; when we fall asleep we become intoxicated; when we are awakened we are in His hands. ”
- Rumi

“The weakness in our Christian life is that we do not take time to believe that this Divine Love really does delight in us. Love will awaken your faith and strengthen it. Occupy yourself with that love; worship it; wait for it. ”

- Andrew Murray

“Vision looks inward and becomes duty. Vision looks outward and becomes aspiration. Vision looks upward and becomes faith.”

- Rabbi Stephen S. Wise

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