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lit by a spiritual journeyAsk and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened.
- Matthew 7:7-8 (see also verses 9 -12)

"Have faith in God," Jesus answered. "I tell you the truth, if anyone says to this mountain, 'Go, throw yourself into the sea,' and does not doubt in his heart but believes that what he says will happen, it will be done for him. Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours."
- Mark 11:22-24

We are not human beings on a spiritual journey. We are spiritual beings on a human journey.
  - Stephen Covey

All consumed are their imperfections,
Doubts are dispelled, their senses mastered,
Their every action is wed to the welfare of their fellow creatures:
Such are the seers who enter Brahman* and know Nirvana*.
 - Bhagavad Gita, chapter 5
Brahman may be translated as the Spirit and Nirvana as the highest state of spiritual being)

[God says], do not fear, for I am with you;
do not be dismayed, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you and help you;
I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
 - Isaiah 41:10 (New International Version)

The only difference between saints and sinners is that every saint has a past while every sinner has a future.
- Oscar Wilde, author

For I am mindful of the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans for your good and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. You call upon me and come and pray to me, and I heed you. You seek Me and find Me: Now you seek Me with all your heart and I am at hand for you, says the Lord...
 - Jeremiah 29:11-14a; Matthew 7:7

Follow your spirit and hear what god saysIf you keep sincerely asking for what's best, God will give you a very good chance to achieve it - even if you don't believe in God!
 - Bill Blackman

God can shine through for you

If you fear God, you won't fear humans.
 - Albanian Proverb

A man devoid of religion is like a horse without a bridle.
- Latin Proverb

We can live without religion and meditation, but we cannot survive without human affection.
- Dalai Lama

You have to believe in gods to see them.
 God will always open another door for you- Hopi Indian Proverb

Better to be guilty in the eyes of men than in the eyes of God.
 - Malagasy Proverb

He who doesn't speak will get no help from God.
 - Mexican Proverb

I believe in God but I’d much rather live with people who care about each other than those who only care about God or heaven.
       - Bill Blackman

I will cause you to walk in the straight way...
I will open to you the gates of righteousness..
For whoever finds Me, finds life
- Psalm 118:19; Proverbs. 8: 35-6

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Quotes in this site first compiled by Gary Hyink and Bill Blackman. Additional quotes thanks to Felicia Daniels, Alyssa Boyett, Katie Lusk and others. Thanks to all the authors of these quotes!
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