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Weekly Theme for Contemplation: The Ladder of Love

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    Weekly Theme for Contemplation: The Ladder of Love

    “Love can be transcended from a violent and divisive tendency in human
    relationships into a non-violent, unifying power that produces strength and peace.” — Aquarian Almanac

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      March 9, 2019 Weekly Theme for Contemplation: The Ladder of Love

      When they are freed from the dominion of self, they clap a hand;
      When they transcend their own imperfection, they make a dance.
      — JALALUDDIN RUMI
      True Love in this differs from gold and clay,
      That to divide is not to take away.
      — PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY


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      March 10, 2019 Theme for Contemplation: The Ladder of Love

      And as the soul rises upwards the life-breath rises upwards with it; and as the life-breath rises upwards with it, the powers rise up with the life-breath. The soul become conscious and enters into Consciousness.
      — BRIHADARANYAKA UPANISHAD

      Imagination is one of the most potent faculties, for it enables
      us to reach nearer to realities. — APOLLONIUS


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      March 11, 2019 Theme for Contemplation: The Ladder of Love
      Love is a spirit all compact of fire.
      Not gross to sink, but light, and will aspire.
      — WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

      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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      March 12, 2019 Theme for Contemplation: The Ladder of Love

      You ascend by understanding and love beyond any kind of intellect, to life itself, pure existence, absolute being. Understanding is not sufficient for you unless you not only understand well, but understand Good itself.

      — MARSILIO FICINO


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      March 13, 2019 Theme for Contemplation: The Ladder of Love
      But every man’s soul has by the law of his birth been a spectator of eternal
      truth, or it would never have passed into this our mortal frame, yet still it is no easy matter for all to be reminded of their past by their present existence. — PLATO

      Human nature is such that man must either soar or sink. — M. K. GANDHI


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      March 14, 2019 Weekly Theme for Contemplation: The Ladder of Love

      He was both the spectator and the spectacle;
      No eye but His had surveyed the Universe.
      — NURUDDIN ABDUR RAHMAN JAMI

      The most beautiful thing we can experience
      is the mysterious. — ALBERT EINSTEIN


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      March 15, 2019 Weekly Theme for Contemplation: The Ladder of Love

      The more the marble sheds, the more the statue
      grows. — MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI

      Every sound ends in music. The edge of every surface is tinged
      with prismatic rays. — RALPH WALDO EMERSON

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