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“To be forgiven is not enough; we must put an end to the very need to be forgiven.”
“In some ways, all our experiences of God are beyond belief, because all conceptual beliefs pale when compared to the experiential reality.”
“This search for perfection — which is a search for divinity — is nothing more than the failure to accept our existence the way it is.”
“Spiritual life is like a moving sidewalk. Whether you go with it or spend your whole life running against it, you're still going to be taken along.”
“When there is no longer a cyclone, there is no longer an eye. So the storms, crises and sufferings of life are a way of finding the eye.”
Bernadette Roberts, U.S. writer, former Carmelite nun/contemplative