Sacred Activism is the fusion of the mystic's passion for God with the activist's passion for justice, creating a third fire, which is the burning sacred heart that longs to help, preserve, and nurture every living thing.— Andrew Harvey
Captivate Sacred Fire quotations
One life. Just one. Why aren't we running like we are on fire towards our wildest dreams?
The preservation of the sacred fire of liberty, and the destiny of the Republican model of Government, are justly considered as deeply, perhaps as finally staked, on the experiment entrusted to the hands of the American people.
Religion blushing, veils her sacred fires, And unawares Morality expires.
What maters most is how well you walk through the fire.
O Black and unknown bards of long ago, How came your lips to touch the sacred fire?
I hate everything approaching temperamental inspiration,'sacred fire'and all those attributes of genius which serve only as cloaks for untidy minds.
A sense of beauty is every hindrance to a soldier;
yet there would be no soldiers - or none such soldier had not men dead and living cherished and handed on the sacred fire.
Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.
I purified my lips with sacred fire that I might speak of love, but when I opened my mouth to speak, I found myself mute.
A man must go on a quest / to discover the sacred fire / in the sanctuary of his own belly / to ignite the flame in his heart / to fuel the blaze in the hearth / to rekindle his ardor for the earth
IMBECILITY, n. A kind of divine inspiration, or sacred fire affecting censorious critics of this dictionary.
What matters most is how well you walk through the fire.
O charitable philosopher, I beg you to help me.
My mind is weak but my soul is strong. Kindle that soul, and the sacred fire shall never be extinguished.
My pigment is of the earth, and collecting my sacred fire from my solar plexus with the central sun of the earth.
I will allow only my Lord to possess my sacred lotus pond, and every night you can make blossom in me flowers of fire.
The fire you kindle for your enemy often burns you more than him.
Leave those vain moralists, my friend, and return to the depth of your soul: that is where you will always rediscover the source of the sacred fire which so often inflamed us with love of the sublime virtues; that is where you will see the eternal image of true beauty, the contemplation of which inspires us with a holy enthusiasm.
Not beauty, no, but virtue rais'd my fires, whose sacred flame did cherish chaste desires.
Love ... is a sacred fire that must not be burnt to idols.
Be fearless in the pursuit of whats sets your soul on fire.
Am I willing to give up what I have in order to be what I am not yet? Am I able to follow the spirit of love into the desert? It is a frightening and sacred moment. There is no return. One's life is charged forever. It is the fire that gives us our shape.
In the true Literary Man there is thus ever, acknowledged or not by the world, a sacredness: he is the light of the world; the world's Priest; -- guiding it, like a sacred Pillar of Fire, in its dark pilgrimage through the waste of Time.
Will you permit the sacred fire of liberty, brought by your fathers from the venerable temples of Britain, to be quenched and trodden out on the simple altars they have raised?
Purpose is the reason you journey. Passion is the fire that lights the way.
See the judge upon the bench who tries the case as best he can, see the wise and wicked ones who feed upon life's sacred fire, see the soldier with his gun who must be dead to be admired.
The entire party and country should hurl into the fire and break the neck of anyone who dared trample underfoot the sacred edict of the party on the defense of women's rights.
But if you've really learned how to think, how to pay attention, then you will know you have other options. It will be within your power to experience a crowded, loud, slow, consumer-hell-type situation as not only meaningful but sacred, on fire with the same force that lit the stars - compassion, love, the sub-surface unity of all things.
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
Like sheaves of corn it gathers you unto itself.
It threshes you to make you naked. It sifts you to free you from your husks. It grinds you to whiteness. It kneads you until you are pliant. And then it assigns you to its sacred fire, that you may become sacred bread for God's sacred feast. All these things shall love do unto you that you may know the secrets of your heart, and in that knowledge become a fragment of Life's Heart.
Art is rare and sacred and hard work, and there ought to be a wall of fire around it.
O most sacred, most loving heart of Jesus, thou art concealed in the Holy Eucharist, and thou beatest for us still.... Thou art the heart of the Most High made man.... Thy Sacred Heart is the instrument and organ of Thy love. It did beat for us. It yearned for us. It ached for our salvation. It was on fire through zeal, that the glory of God might be manifested in and by us.... In worshipping thee I worship my incarnate God, my Emmanuel
Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames.
You will die a worse death if you do not leave my domain,” a voice thundered down from the third story of the old tenement. “I am a servant of the Sacred Fire, the wielder of the flame of Arnor—” “So I should call you Gandalf?
In the beginning was belief, foolish belief, and faith, empty faith, and illusion, the terrible illusion. ... We believed in God, had faith in man, and lived with the illusion that in each one of us is a sacred spark from the fire of the shekinah, that each one carried in his eyes and in his soul the sign of God. This was the source—if not the cause—of all our misfortune.