Sunday, September 25, 2016

If You Want to Find God



If you want to find God, hang out in the space between your thoughts. ~Alan Cohen

When you knock, ask to see God — none of the servants. ~Henry David Thoreau

"What do you think of God," the teacher asked. After a pause, the young pupil replied, "He's not a think, he's a feel." ~Paul Frost

The soul can split the sky in two and let the face of God shine through. ~Edna St. Vincent Millay

God is with you always. Simply turn your face to Him. ~Kirpal Singh

All are but parts of one stupendous Whole: Whose Body Nature is, and God the Soul. ~Alexander Pope, An Essay on Man

It is easy to understand God as long as you don't try to explain him. ~Joseph Joubert

God is not what you imagine or what you think you understand. If you understand you have failed. ~Saint Augustine

God enters by a private door into each individual. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is a God-shaped vacuum in every heart. ~Blaise Pascal

Don't look for God in the sky; look within your own body. ~Osho


Some people talk about finding God — as if He could get lost. ~Author Unknown

We can never escape God's lovely essence. ~Terri Guillemets

God is a circle whose centre is everywhere and circumference nowhere. ~Timaeus of Locri

God is not a cosmic bellboy for whom we can press a button to get things done. ~Harry Emerson Fosdick

Some of God's greatest gifts are unanswered prayers. ~Pat Alger, Larry Bastian, and Garth Brooks, "Unanswered Prayers"

God understands our prayers even when we can't find the words to say them. ~Author Unknown

Prayer is when you talk to God; meditation is when you listen to God. ~Diana Robinson

Some stand on tiptoe trying to reach God to talk — you try too hard, friend — drop to your knees and listen, he'll hear you better that way. ~Terri Guillemets

What you are is God's gift to you, what you become is your gift to God. ~Hans Urs von Balthasar

God's gifts put man's best dreams to shame. ~Elizabeth Barrett Browning

God's promises are like the stars; the darker the night the brighter they shine. ~David Nicholas

But I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things. ~Vincent van Gogh

God can never be a definition. He is more than even the entirety of the dictionary. ~Terri Guillemets

People see God every day, they just don't recognize him. ~Pearl Bailey
Every happening, great and small, is a parable whereby God speaks to us, and the art of life is to get the message. ~Malcolm Muggeridge

The feeling remains that God is on the journey, too. ~Teresa of Avila

Life is God's novel. Let him write it. ~Isaac Bashevis Singer

You can tell the size of your God by looking at the size of your worry list. The longer your list, the smaller your God. ~Author Unknown

Your mind works very simply: you are either trying to find out what are God's laws in order to follow them; or you are trying to outsmart Him. ~Martin H. Fischer

Maybe the atheist cannot find God for the same reason a thief cannot find a policeman. ~Author Unknown

If you are not as close to God as you used to be, who moved? ~Author Unknown

When we lose God, it is not God who is lost. ~Author Unknown

Remember this. When people choose to withdraw far from a fire, the fire continues to give warmth, but they grow cold. When people choose to withdraw far from light, the light continues to be bright in itself but they are in darkness. This is also the case when people withdraw from God. ~Augustine


So long as God reveals Himself, or doesn't, He is behaving like God. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960

Hunting God is a great adventure. ~Marie DeFloris

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