The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.— Albert Einstein
Memorable Spiritual Gifts quotations
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That's why we call it present.
Music is a spiritual thing, you don't play with music.
If you play with music you will die young. You see, because when the higher forces give you the gift of music...musicians hip, it must be well used for the gift of humanity.
Friendship is an art, and very few persons are born with a natural gift for it.
Everyone is gifted, but some people never open their package.
If you want to awaken all of humanity, then awaken all of yourself, if you want to eliminate the suffering in the world, then eliminate all that is negative in yourself. Truly, the greatest gift you have to give is that of your own self-transformation.
The winds that sometimes take something we love, are the same that bring us something we learn to love. Therefore we should not cry about something that was taken from us, but, yes, love what we have been given. Because what is really ours is never gone forever.
You have inside you the capacity to invest your mental, emotional, and spiritual gifts in a way that glorifies God, impacts the world, and satisfies your own soul. I believe that-and I want you to believe it, too.
The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.
Confusion is a gift from God. Those times when you feel most desperate for a solution, sit. Wait. The information will become clear. The confusion is there to guide you. Seek detachment and become the producer of your life.
You can never truly enjoy Christmas until you can look up into the Father's face and tell him you have received his Christmas gift.
Thankfulness is not something God gives us.
It is not a spiritual gift and it is not a spiritual fruit. We can receive God's peace, joy and love, but thankfulness is something that we give to Godand to others. It is a choice that we make. Let us thank Him today with songs of celebration, hearts of strong devotion and acts of admiration.
Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
We should seek after spiritual gifts.
They can lead us to God. They can shield us from the power of the adversary. They can compensate for our inadequacies and repair our imperfections.
It's not listed in the Bible, but my spiritual gift, my specific calling from God, is to be a television talk-show host.
Start where you are-do anything you can do, and do everything you can do, until you find something you must do! That something is probably your spiritual gift.
Yesterday is a history; Tomorrow a mystery; Today is a gift; That's why we call it the present
By a great man, however, we mean a man who, because of his spiritual gifts, his character, and other qualities, deserves to be called great and who as a result earns the power to influence others.
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.
My identity and my security are not in my spiritual progress.
My identity and my security are in God’s acceptance of me given as a gift in Christ.
Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
Wages cannot be considered as a gift, because they are due to work, but God has given free grace to all men by the justification of faith.
Whole-hearted listening is the greatest spiritual gift you can give to the other person.
He loved constantly, instantly, spontaneously, without thought or words.
That's what he taught me. Love is not something you think about, it is a state in which you dwell. That was his gift.
The greatest gift you can give to someone is your time. Because when you give your time, you are giving a portion of your life that you will never get back.
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.
All sorts of spiritual gifts come through privations, if they are accepted.
The heart of most spiritual practices is simply this: Remember who you are.
Remember what you love. Remember what is sacred. Remember what is true. Remember that you will die and that this day is a gift. Remember how you wish to live.
Religion is belief in someone else's experience. Spirituality is having your own experience.
It's not just in politics that you can be a servant of the people, you can do it in so many other ways.
Most analysts would agree that if all the undocumented immigrants in California were deported in one day, our state would experience a severe economic downturn. This does not even consider the many cultural and spiritual gifts these immigrants bring to our state and nation.
The greatest gift you can give someone is your time.
The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice.
The dominant characteristic of an authentic spiritual life is the gratitude that flows from trust — not only for all the gifts that I receive from God, but gratitude for all the suffering. Because in that purifying experience, suffering has often been the shortest path to intimacy with God.
Our task is to become our best selves.
One of God's greatest gifts to us is the joy of trying again, for no failure ever need be final.
We begin life with the natural, next we come into the spiritual;
but then, when we have truly received the kingdom of God and His righteousness, the natural is added to the spiritual, and we are able to receive the gifts of His providence and the blessings of life without becoming centered in them or allowing them to separate us from Him.
Nature never gives everything at once.
The older I get the less I see spirituality as an accomplishment.
It seems to me to be mostly a matter of letting go and being willing to receive the special gifts God desires to give to us in His timing.
Perhaps no promise in life is more reassuring than that promise of divine assistance and spiritual guidance in times of need. It is a gift freely given from heaven, a gift that we need from our earliest youth through the very latest days of our lives.
Pride takes many forms, but spiritual pride is the most grievous.
To become proud of spiritual gifts or leadership position is to forget that all we have is from God, all the position we occupy is God's appointment.
Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude.
...revivals (or any other spiritual gifts and graces) come only to those who want them badly enough. It may be said without qualification that every man is as holy and as full of the Spirit as he wants to be. He may not be as full as he wishes he were, but he is most certainly as full as he wants to be.
Understand this if nothing else: spiritual freedom and oneness with the Tao are not randomly bestowed gifts, but the rewards of conscious self-transformation and self-evolution.
When you find your spiritual gift, God will give you an opportunity to use it.
When someone was so poor that he couldn't afford a horse, a tent or a blanket, he would, in that case, receive it all as a gift.
The symptoms and the illness are not the same thing.
The illness exists long before the symptoms. Rather than being the illness, the symptoms are the beginning of its cure. The fact that they are unwanted makes them all the more a phenomenon of grace — a gift of God, a message from the unconscious.