In spite of the many differences that seem to exist between peoples the world over—regardless of culture, tradition, environment, or heredity—there is but one seeker, one search, and one sacred object of our desire.
The celestial source of this sacred being doesn’t just live within us; we are, in fact, one with it. Our true self is as much a part of its everlasting light as the rays of the setting sun are one with the ocean upon which they dance in delight.
All scripture, from the East to the West, confirms this timeless truth: We need only ask, and it shall be given.
I love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall
—Proverbs, Old Testament (c. 1000–700 BCE)
There is a divine sense higher than human sense, that
enables those of pure heart to see God.
—Origen (185-254, Egypt)
Whoever knows himself knows God.
—Muhammad (c. 570/71–672, Mecca, Saudi Arabia)
Nothing in all creation is so like God as stillness.
—Meister Eckhart (1260–c. 1327, Thuringia)
When your presence flooded me with its light I hoped that
within it I might find Ultimate Reality at its most tangible. But
now that I have in fact laid hold on you, you who are utter
consistency, and feel myself borne by you I realize that my deepest
hidden desire was not to possess you, but to be possessed.
—Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881–1955, France)
Watch for the release of Guy Finley’s newest book, The Seeker, The Search, The Sacred: Journey to the Greatness Within, next Tuesday October 4th when you’ll be able to buy the book at a special price and receive 4 free bonus gifts, including a 60-minute DVD and an 8-hour Audio Album!