A Collection of Quotes About the Spiritual Journey
If you’re given to asking bigger questions, you can sometimes get a little overwhelmed by the complexity of it all. These quotes are a reminder of what we’re doing as we investigate the great mystery of life and how to live it.
The spiritual task we are given is a simple one—to attend to that inner spark of radiance and hold vigil over it until we realize it to be ourself—to dig up and cast off all argument we have with its love. —Adyashanti
Perhaps ultimately, spiritual simply means experiencing wholeness and interconnectedness directly, a seeing that individuality and the totality are interwoven, that nothing is separate or extraneous. If you see in this way, then everything becomes spiritual in its deepest sense. Doing science is spiritual. So is washing the dishes. It is the inner experience which counts. And you have to be there for it. All else is mere thinking. —Jon Kabat-Zinn
Even though we cannot see clearly how it’s going to turn out, we are still called to let the future into our imagination. We will never be able to build what we have not first cherished in our hearts. —Joanna Macy and Sam Mowe, “The Work That Reconnects”
Start with the impossible. Proceed calmly towards the improbable. No worry, there are at least five exits. —Father Daniel Berrigan
Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction. —Rumi