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“God makes a way out of no way.” — Sister Helen Prejean, IN SWEET COMPANY: CONVERSATIONS WITH EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN ABOUT LIVING A SPIRITUAL LIFE When I was a little girl, I used to lay awake at night and have long […]

[ A prayer I’ve relied on for years is ] ‘Please God, let me see this through Your eyes.’ Even though I don’t necessarily believe in a God that has a human form, saying this opens me up to a […]

“My duty as a religious person is to align myself with the power in the universe I call God. Alignment is what relationship — any relationship — is all about.” — Rabbi Laura Geller, IN SWEET COMPANY: CONVERSATIONS WITH EXTRAORDINARY […]

“… it’s important to explore other points of view. Doing this provides you with options; it broadens you. You discover that just because you made lemonade one way all your life doesn’t mean you have to go on making it […]

“I think there is a mystery in the universe that we, as bright as our species is, simply don’t have the capacity to understand … what I like to think of as some very wonderful energies. When I begin to […]

“I have a willingness to see that even in the midst of bad times, there is something good somewhere that I can appreciate. This facility has allowed me to have quite a wonderful, productive life.” — Katherine Dunham, IN SWEET […]

“When you feel your oneness with all life, you carry that with you everywhere you go. You feel centered. Then whatever you do helps others; it unifies life.” — Grandmother Twylah Nitsch, IN SWEET COMPANY: CONVERSATIONS WITH EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN ABOUT […]

“Ultimately, anything God wants you to do does not mean neglect of self; it fosters the development or expansion of your true Self, your soul.” — Sri Daya Mata, IN SWEET COMPANY: CONVERSATIONS WITH EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN ABOUT LIVING A SPIRITUAL […]

“God will never leave you. God will never let you down. Don’t let a day go by without knowing that God is looking after you.” — Le Ly Hayslip, IN SWEET COMPANY: CONVERSATIONS WITH EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN ABOUT LIVING A SPIRITUAL […]

“Ultimately, anything God wants you to do does not mean neglect of self; it fosters the development or expansion of your true Self, your soul.” — Sri Daya Mata, IN SWEET COMPANY: CONVERSATIONS WITH EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN ABOUT LIVING A SPIRITUAL […]