quote by Grace Lee Boggs

Building community is to the collective as spiritual practice is to the individual.

— Grace Lee Boggs

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When we seek for connection, we restore the world to wholeness.

Our seemingly separate lives become meaningful as we discover how truly necessary we are to each other.


Spiritual community quote Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and
Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.

If we practice the science of yoga, which is useful to the entire human community and which yields happiness both here and hereafter - if we practice it without fail, we will then attain physical, mental, and spiritual happiness, and our minds will flood towards the Self.

Spiritual community quote Religion is belief in someone else's experience. Spirituality is having your own
Religion is belief in someone else's experience. Spirituality is having your own experience.
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A community which refuses to welcome - whether through fear, weariness, insecurity, a desire to cling to comfort, or just because it is fed up with visitors - is dying spiritually.

If we are going to be wise, spiritual people prepared to meet the crises of our age, we must be a studying, learning community that values the life of the mind

Teaching should be such that what is offered is perceived as a valuable gift and not as hard duty. Never regard study as duty but as the enviable opportunity to learn to know the liberating influence of beauty in the realm of the spirit for your own personal joy and to the profit of the community to which your later work belongs.


Spiritual community quote Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is t
Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.

Internationalism is a community theory of society which is founded on economic, spiritual, and biological facts. It maintains that respect for a healthy development of human society and of world civilization requires that mankind be organized internationally.

In a futile attempt to erase our past, we deprive the community of our healing gift. If we conceal our wounds out of fear and shame, our inner darkness can neither be illuminated nor become a light for others.

The God of the Bible is the God of liberation rather than oppression;

a God of justice rather than injustice; a God of freedom and humanity rather than enslavement and subservience; a God of love, righteousness and community rather than hatred, self-interest and exploitation.

Spiritual community quote To grow in unconditional love and in beauty, is spirituality.
To grow in unconditional love and in beauty, is spirituality.

Fortunately art is a community effort - a small but select community living in a spiritualized world endeavoring to interpret the wars and the solitudes of the flesh.

We deeply need the humility to know ourselves as the dependent members of a great community of life, and this can indeed be one of the spiritual benefits of a wilderness experience. ... [T]o know the wilderness is to know a profound humility, to recognize one's littleness, to sense dependence and interdependence, indebtedness and responsibility.


Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.

Spiritual community quote Spirituality does not come from religion. It comes from our soul.
Spirituality does not come from religion. It comes from our soul.
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The way of acquiescence leads to moral and spiritual suicide.

The way of violence leads to bitterness in the survivors and brutality in the destroyers. But, the way of nonviolence leads to redemption and the creation of the beloved community.

Spiritual formation cannot, in the nature of the case, be a 'private' thing, because it is a matter of whole-life transformation. You need to seek out others in your community who are pursuing the renovation of the heart.

The concepts of community and community life, have since the Dreaming, always held special significance for Aboriginal people because both provided the physical, cultural, spiritual and social environments, which supported children, young people, families and the aged.

Spiritual community quote You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spir
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.

Friendship cannot become permanent unless it becomes spiritual.

There must be fellowship in the deepest things of the soul, community in the highest thoughts, sympathy with the best endeavors.


We are looking to brands for poetry and for spirituality, because we're not getting those things from our communities or from each other.

First there must be order and harmony within your own mind.

Then this order will spread to your family, then to the community, and finally to your entire kingdom. Only then can you have peace and harmony.

Spiritual community quote Adversity can be our greatest motivation fo spiritual growth or our deadliest me
Adversity can be our greatest motivation fo spiritual growth or our deadliest means of discouragement.
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[Islam] is the dynamic conviction that a person's spiritual and worldly responsibilities are one and the same, that an individuals duty to the community is indistinguishable from his or her duty to God.

You are an individual, and you came here on your own as a child, and you will die on your own. The fact that you may live in a community or with your family does not change the solitude of your spiritual journey. By cluttering your life with many things, you soon lose sight of who you are and what you came for.

If we could see ourselves... as we really are, we should see ourselves in a world of spiritual natures, our community which neither began at birth nor will end with the death of the body.


Spiritual community quote Religion is for people who are afraid of going to hell. Spirituality is for thos
Religion is for people who are afraid of going to hell. Spirituality is for those who have already been there.

Rosa Parks was an unlikely person, but she became an instrument of the people's will in that community who were tired. They said she was tired from working and perhaps she was - but she herself said later that she was spiritually tired and weary of being humiliated by being asked to move back so that a white person could occupy her seat.

It gradually became clear that the Green Belt Movement's work with communities to repair the degraded environment could not be done effectively without participants embracing a set of core spiritual values.

The rise of community among cultures and religious traditions makes possible what we can call 'interspirituality': the assimilation of insights, values, and spiritual practices from the various religions and their application to one's own inner life and development.

Spiritual community quote Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.

We must discover the joy of each other, the joy of challenge, the joy of growth.

We were born to unite with our fellow men, and to join in community with the human race.


Buddhas continue to live on through their teachings as dharma bodies.

Their spirits become manifest in the sangha (spiritual community) where their teachings are passed on.

Spiritual community quote In spirituality the vehicle of faith runs on divine love.
In spirituality the vehicle of faith runs on divine love.
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I started a nonprofit called The Pegasus Fund, and we take top-performing students from underserved communities, and we commit to sending them for three summers to a nonacademic, holistic summer camp as a means to help them acclimate socially, geographically, spiritually to pilot secondary schools that they hope to attend.

Energy always flows either toward hope, community, love, generosity, mutual recognition, and spiritual aliveness or it flows toward despair, cynicism, fear that there is not enough, paranoia about the intentions of others, and a desire to control.

It is possible that the next Buddha will not take the form of an individual.

The next Buddha may take the form of a community -a community practicing understanding and loving kindness, a community practicing mindful living. This may be the most important thing we can do for the survival of the earth.

Spiritual community quote The best advice I can give you on building community online is... 'Be the commun
The best advice I can give you on building community online is... 'Be the community you want to have'.

Just as man as a social being, cannot in the long run exist without a tie to the community, so the individual will never find the real justification for his existence, and his own spiritual and moral autonomy, anywhere except in an extramundane principle capable of relativizing the overpowering influence of external factors.


Scientology is not written with disrespect toward God.

It doesn't worship something that is evil. It is scientific, mathematical, and spiritual. The black community has to check it out and see what's there. I'm not saying it's for everyone, but you have to take a look.

I know people within the Hare Krishna community look at pop music as secular, different, and something separate from spiritual music but for me, there's no difference.

Religious communities have historically been designed to counteract the forces of alienation. That's why so many successful social movements have relied upon the strength of spiritual communities and a large base of their organizing has been through them.

This disease of being “busy” (and let’s call it what it is, the dis-ease of being busy, when we are never at ease) is spiritually destructive to our health and wellbeing. It saps our ability to be fully present with those we love the most in our families, and keeps us from forming the kind of community that we all so desperately crave.