Wednesday, 10 August 2011

Spiritual Training

Just as in learning to swim or in learning a language, often toiling on with no apparent result, there comes a day when suddenly we realize we can do it, - how we know we know not; so it is in spiritual matters. - Forbes Robinson 

The emphasis in spiritual training is on learning how to listen deeply and not miss that small voice in the midst of the many louder voices and stimulations in human society. Anonymous

Impart as much as you can of your spiritual being to those who are on the road with you, and accept as something precious what comes back to you from them. - Albert Schweitzer

The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower, share a bit of knowledge and it becomes another's, smile at someone and receive a smile in return, are to me continual spiritual exercises. - Leo Buscaglia

Do not follow the ideas of others, but learn to listen to the voice within yourself. Your body and mind will become clear and you will realize the unity of all things. - Dogen 

We're all at different levels of our own development and evolution. What works for one person, certainly doesn't have to work for everyone else. - Anonymous

The great awareness comes slowly, piece by piece. The path of spiritual growth is a path of lifelong learning. The experience of spiritual power is basically a joyful one. - M. Scott Peck

Spiritual awakening is the most essential thing in man's life, and it is the the sole purpose of being. Is not civilization, in all its tragic forms, a supreme motive for spiritual awakening? - Kahlil Gibran

It is not until you come to a spiritual understanding of who you are - not necessarily a religious feeling, but deep down, the spirit within - that you can begin to take control. - Anonymous

In order to experience everyday spirituality, we need to remember that we are spiritual beings spending some time in a human body. - Barbara De Angelis

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