Beliefnet
In Sweet Company
January 2011 Archives

“We all require a certain level of internal order or at least a sense that we’re moving toward order. If you have a belief system that enables you rather than restricts you, you’re more able to learn to deal with […]

Advertisement

“The only way to restore harmony is to act with wisdom, integrity, stability and dignity.” — Grandmother Twylah Nitsch, IN SWEET COMPANY: CONVERSATIONS WITH EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN ABOUT LIVING A SPIRITUAL LIFE January 14 th, soon after the shooting in Arizona, […]

Advertisement

“When you operate out of the wounded places within yourself, places that are not your truest, the extremes seem irreconcilable. Life is too deep for cynicism or polarization. It just is. Compassion enables you to transcend these polarities at a […]

Advertisement

“Getting in touch with [ this feminine, receptive side of our nature ] can be a life-transforming experience because what we’re really talking about when we talk about receptivity is how we can be open to growing and evolving into […]

“I’ve come to a place in my life where God doesn’t look like any one thing but is, simply, everything. There’s a text from the Psalms that says, ‘I have placed God before me all the time.’ To me this […]

“My greatest joy would be that someone, having forgotten that I was ever instrumental in the process, was more in touch with themselves.” – Alma For Ada, IN SWEET COMPANY: CONVERSATIONS WITH EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN ABOUT LIVING A SPIRITUAL LIFE Several […]

“I don’t fill my life with pain over something I can’t change. Life may not be fair, but I’ve still got to find a way to live it.”  — Gail Williamson, IN SWEET COMPANY: CONVERSATIONS WITH EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN ABOUT LIVING […]

“…  one of our great strengths as human beings is our ability to move on.”  — Zainab Salbi,  IN SWEET COMPANY: CONVERSATIONS WITH EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN ABOUT LIVING A SPIRITUAL LIFE Good things come in small packages. Like the Spiritual Diary, […]

“… a woman’s role is not just to bring life into the world but to uphold it, to fight for what she believes in.” — Le Ly Hayslip, IN SWEET COMPANY: CONVERSATIONS WITH EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN ABOUT LIVING A SPIRITUAL LIFE […]