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Soul Bites Quotes: Strong and Swift

“But you who are strong and swift, see that you do not limp before the lame, deeming it kindness.” Khalil Gibran, The Prophet If you haven’t read this book, you must. Beauty, beauty, beauty. -M.

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Soul Bites Quotes: Dear God

“Dear God, I remember climbing up those shoulders—coming up under you like a lion—coming down like we were dyin’. Dear God.” Mason Jennings, Birds Flying Away

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“The physical is not the absolute highest expression, nor is the spiritual ‘purer’ than the base. The only difference between the physical and the spiritual is that the former is denser.” -Scott Cunningham, Wicca for the Solitary Practitioner

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“Disease is not cured by pronouncing the name of medicine, but by taking medicine. Deliverance is not achieved by repeating the word ‘Brahman,’ but by directly experiencing Brahman….” -Aldous Huxley, The Perennial Philadelphy 

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On a Mystic’s Relationship to the Sciences

“Knowing as he does (or at least as he can know, if he so desires) what are the chemical conditions of transcendental experience, the aspiring mystic should turn for technical help to the specialists— in pharmacology, in biochemistry, in physiology … Continue reading

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“Drinking cannot be sacramentalized except in religions which set no store on decorum. The worship of Dionysos or the Celtic god of beer was a loud and disorderly affair. The rites of Christianity are incompatible with even religious drunkenness. This … Continue reading

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“That which, in the language of religion, is called ‘this world’ is the universe of reduced awareness, expressed, and, as it were, petrified by language. The various ‘other worlds,’ with which human beings erratically make contact are so many elements … Continue reading

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