By Glenda | August 13, 2010

The Story of Evolution by Rumi

A Poem by Rumi We began as a mineral.  We emerged into plant life, and into the animal state, and then into being human, and always we have forgotten our former states, except in early spring when we slightly recall being green again. That’s how a young person turns toward a teacher.  That’s how a […]

By Glenda | March 26, 2009

Julian of Norwich on “God”

“We are in God, and God, whom we do not see, is in us.” Julian of Norwich To learn more about Julian (or Juliana) of Norwich, click on the “Inspiring People” button above and select Juliana of Norwich.

By Glenda | February 5, 2009

President Obama Speaks at National Prayer Breakfast

Remarks of President Barack Obama National Prayer Breakfast Thursday, February 5th, 2009 Washington, DC Good morning. I want to thank the Co-Chairs of this breakfast, Representatives Heath Shuler and Vernon Ehlers. I’d also like to thank Tony Blair for coming today, as well as our Vice President, Joe Biden, members of my Cabinet, members of […]

By Glenda | February 5, 2009

Thomas Jefferson writes about Jesus

“I have promised to write someday about my views…This view would purposely omit the question of his divinity and even his inspiration.  To do him justice, it would be necessary to remark the disadvantages his doctrines have to encounter, not having been committed to writing by himself, but by the most unlettered of men, by […]

By Glenda | July 4, 2007

Gary Snyder Quote

Gary Snyder: “A great poet does not express his or her self, he expresses all of our selves. And to express all of our selves you have to go beyond your own self. Like Dogen, the Zen master, said, “We study the self to forget the self. And when you forget the self, you become […]

By Glenda | July 4, 2007

Hazrat Inayat Khan Quote

Hazrat Inayat Khan: “Beloved ones of God, you may belong to any race, cast, creed, or nation, still you are all impartially beloved by God. You may be a believer or an unbeliever in the supreme Being, but He cares not. His mercy and grace flow through all His powers, without distinction of friend or […]

By Glenda | July 4, 2007

Anne Morrow Lindberg Quote

“Just how far can we implement this planetal awareness? We are asked today to feel compassionately for everyone in the world; to digest intellectually all the information spread out in public print; and to implement in action every ethical impulse aroused by our hearts and minds. The inter-relatedness of the world links us constantly with […]

By Glenda | July 4, 2007

Gerald Hausman Quote

“Recently a Native American friend said, ‘We are all carriers of water now. Carriers in the desert. We cannot drop even a drop. We must share what we have with everyone. This is the challenge beyond measure.’ In reaching out through the universality of myth, we should hope to turn hate into love. It is […]

By Glenda | July 4, 2007

Kabir Quote

“God with form is my mother; the formless is my father. Which shall I blame? Which shall I praise? The two sides of the scale are equal.” Kabir

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