Thursday, October 9, 2008

Quote of the Week 65 - A.D. Gordon

“And when you, O human, will return to Nature, that day your eyes will open, you will stare straight into the eyes of Nature and in its mirror you will see your image. You will know…that when you hid from Nature, you hid from yourself…We who have been turned away from Nature – if we desire life, we must establish a new relationship with Nature.”
- A.D. Gordon, quoted in On the Wings of Shekhinah, Rediscovering Judaism’s Divine Feminine, by Rabbi Leah Novick

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Hello, Steve. It's been a while. If life is what we make it, what role does He play?

Steve Gold said...

Life in the realm of the relative is what we collectively make it, and the collective includes all He’s, he’s, She’s, she’s, It’s, it’s and genderless beings and entities of every kind, from the lowest to the highest, from the most gross to the most subtle, from the most sacred to the most mundane, all of which have a role to play, whether they know it or not. In the realm of the absolute, there is only One beyond all distinction and beyond all roles.

Quote of the Week 381 - Heaven

Heaven is all round,

Translated to sound.

--Michael Hedges

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Grounded in the traditions of Torah and Veda, Steven J. Gold takes us on an oceanic tour of the depth and breadth of spiritual consciousness. Sharing personal stories and insights into various traditional scriptures as examples, he urges us to adopt a spiritual worldview, to “ponder infinity, awake and arise,” to “find your inspiration and follow it.”


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Interfaith/Inter-Spiritual Contemplative Groups

Please check out the following, which is an ongoing activity that may be of interest:


http://www.interfaithci.org/contemplative.html


Or


http://www.neshamainterfaithcenter.org/specialevents/#contemplation