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#1. The need to overawe people and demand obedience from them is powerful and seductive. It is a part of that world that the kingdom of heaven is not of. - Author: Bede Griffiths
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#2. I was being called to surrender the very citadel of my self. I was completely in the dark. I did not really know what repentance was or what I was required to repent of. It was indeed the turning point of my life. - Author: Bede Griffiths
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#3. God has graced every tradition with insight into the divine mystery, from the most primitive to the most sophisticated-each has a gift to bring to the world. - Author: Bede Griffiths
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#4. Stillness within one individual can affect society beyond
measure. - Author: Bede Griffiths
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#5. I think the Mother is gradually revealing itself to me and taking over. But it is not the Mother alone. It is the Mother and the Father, the male and the female, sort of gradually having their marriage. - Author: Bede Griffiths
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#6. The main theme of the Bible is the restoration of humanity and, through humanity, of the whole of creation to its original harmony. - Author: Bede Griffiths
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#7. Atheism and agnosticism signify the rejection of certain images and concepts of God or of truth, which are historically conditioned and therefore inadequate. Atheism is a challenge to religion to purifiy its images and concepts and come nearer to the truth of divine mystery. - Author: Bede Griffiths
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#8. I suddenly saw that all the time it was not I who had been seeking God, but God who had been seeking me. I had made myself the centre of my own existence and had my back turned to God. - Author: Bede Griffiths
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#9. Obedience is detachment from the self. This is the most radical detachment of all. But what is the self? The self is the principle of reason and responsibility in us. It is the root of freedom, it is what makes us men. - Author: Bede Griffiths
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#10. It is no longer a question of a Christian going about to convert others to the faith, but of each one being ready to listen to the other and so to grow together in mutual understanding. - Author: Bede Griffiths
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#11. This is criterion by which the Church is to be judged, not by the forms of its doctrine or ritual, but by the reality of the reality of the love which it manifests. - Author: Bede Griffiths
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#12. You must be ready to give up everything, not only material attachments but also human attachments - father, mother, wife, children - everything that you have. But the one thing which you have to abandon unconditionally is your self. - Author: Bede Griffiths
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#13. Perseverance is the essential requirement in the practice of yoga. It has to be done day by day, week by week, year by year, until the mind is brought to the 'still point' where it is open to the grace of God. - Author: Bede Griffiths
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#14. This was the very purpose of creation that each unique, individual being should participate in its own way in the divine Being, should realize its eternal 'idea' in God, should 'become' God by participation, God expressing himself through that unique being. - Author: Bede Griffiths
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#15. The inspiration came suddenly again to surrender to the Mother. It was quite unexpected: And so somehow I made a surrender to the Mother. Then I had an experience of overwhelming love. Waves of love sort of flowed into me. - Author: Bede Griffiths
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#16. Above all we have to go beyond words and images and concepts. No imaginative vision or conceptual framework is adequate to the great reality. - Author: Bede Griffiths
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#17. I am rediscovering the whole sexual dimension of life at the age of 86, really. And that also means discovering the feminine. So the whole of this dimension, which I had been seeking for a very long time, is now sort of opening itself up to me. - Author: Bede Griffiths
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#18. God had brought me to my knees and made me acknowledge my own nothingness, and out of that knowledge I had been reborn. I was no longer the centre of my life and therefore I could see God in everything. - Author: Bede Griffiths
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#19. This process of change since my stroke has been very gradual. It is going on all the time ... It is partly a physical transformation. The body itself is undergoing great changes. My problem before was that I was living largely from the head; and then after the stroke I got down into the heart. - Author: Bede Griffiths
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