Wise words are like lighthouses on the shores of our existence. Here are three powerful quotes about spirituality to help you navigate with courage and compassion in each day’s journey.
- “We are not human beings having a spiritual experience;
we are spiritual beings having a human experience.” (Pierre Teilhard de
We all face challenges. And while the path through these challenges may seem unfamiliar, we must remember that many before us have come this same way, undergoing the same transformations that we face now. Trust in the journey, without worrying about the destination.
- “There is no need for temples; no need for complicated
philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is
kindness.” (The Dalai Lama)
The words and actions of others can bring us guidance and solace. However we can also become our own spiritual teachers through simple actions such as compassion for our fellow beings, remembering that all that we think, we become. Our sense of wholeness begins within our own minds.
- “Great men are they who see that spiritual force is
stronger than any material force - that thoughts rule the world.”(Ralph Waldo
Small moments help us realize that we are more than a collection of mass and atoms. We are driven by a certain spark that tells us we are made of something more, and our lives may become something greater if only we begin to search.
Each of us is more than our minds and bodies alone. We all have a human spirit – this deepest part of ourselves that recognizes our connection to something greater in the universe. And it is this human spirit, not language, race or religion, which connects us to one another.