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Weekly Theme for Contemplation: Ascent Through Love

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       Weekly Theme for Contemplation: Ascent Through Love

    “We must use all our loves as a preparation for amor dei or true bhakti, the
    total and endless love of the Logos in cosmos, God in man.”  — Aquarian Almanac

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Weekly Theme for Contemplation: Ascent Through Love


  • ModeratorTN
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    September 15, 2017 Weekly Theme for Contemplation: Ascent Through Love

    Pure divine love is not merely the blossom of a human heart,
    but has its roots in eternity. — H. P. BLAVATSKY

    Love is reckless in giving away, oblivious as
    to what it gets in return. — M. K. GANDHI


  • ModeratorTN
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    September 10, 2017 Theme for Contemplation: The Language of the Future

    The ‘Higher Ego’, as part of the essence of the UNIVERSAL MIND, is
    unconditionally omniscient on its own plane, and only potentially so in our
    terrestrial sphere, as it has to act solely through its ‘alter ego’, the Personal Self.
    — H. P. BLAVATSKY

    Life becomes sacred because all its acts and events
    are looked upon as sacraments. — B. P. WADIA


  • ModeratorTN
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    September 18, 2017 Theme for Contemplation: Ascent Through Love

    Love is not love
    Which alters when it alteration finds,
    Or bends with the remover to remove:
    O, no! It is an ever-fixèd mark,
    That looks on tempests and is never shaken.
    — WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE


  • Gerry Kiffe
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    Gerry Kiffe

    Like the Tina Turner song we could ask in regards to the spiritual path, “What’s Love Got To Do With It?”.


    • Alex Papandakis
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      Alex Papandakis

      It has everything to do with it. If the spiritual quest is the most challenging thing a human being can do then how could you climb to those heights without love. What we fall in love with is what we accomplish the most. Eros, Divine Love.


      • Gerry Kiffe
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        Gerry Kiffe

        Right on Alex. I could not agree more. Ralph Waldo Emerson used said nothing great ever happened without enthusiasm. For me enthusiasm is a form of love.


  • ModeratorTN
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    September 18, 2017 Theme for Contemplation: Ascent Through Love

    Love is not love
    Which alters when it alteration finds,
    Or bends with the remover to remove:
    O, no! It is an ever-fixèd mark,
    That looks on tempests and is never shaken.
    — WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE


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    September 21, 2017 Weekly Theme for Contemplation: Ascent Through Love

    If towards the Lord you take
    A single step, then with much more
    Than a mother’s love He takes
    Nine steps towards you to accept you.
    Such is the Guru’s Grace.
    — MURUGANAR


  • ModeratorTN
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    September 22, 2017 Weekly Theme for Contemplation: Ascent Through Love

    Thou hast taught me to see in all men my friends,
    My guardians, my kindred.
    — TUKARAM

    No occupation either, but something given
    And taken, in a lifetime’s death in love,
    Ardour and selflessness and self-surrender.
    — T. S. ELIOT

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