Do the right thing because it is right.— Immanuel Kant
Joyful Spiritual Integrity quotations
All paths lead to the same goal: to convey to others what we are.
Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
"Integrative" simply means that this approach attempts to include as many important truths from as many disciplines as possible-from East as well as the West, from premodern and modern and postmodern, from the hard sciences of physics to the tender sciences of spirituality.
In keeping silent about evil, in burying it so deep within us that no sign of it appears on the surface, we are implanting it, and it will rise up a thousandfold in the future. When we neither punish nor reproach evildoers . . . we are ripping the foundations of justice from beneath new generations.
The real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
Before speaking, consult your inner-truth barometer, and resist the temptation to tell people only what they want to hear.
Say only what you mean.
What is not brought to consciousness, comes to us as fate.
Vegetarianism is a way of life that we should all move toward for economic survival, physical well-being and spiritual integrity.
Living with integrity means... behaving in ways that are in harmony with your personal values.
To abstain completely from all enjoyments may be easy.
Yet to enjoy life and retain spiritual integrity - there is the challenge.
Don't make assumptions. Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want.
The infallible test of spiritual integrity, Jesus says, is your private prayer life.
'All the gods are one god and all the goddesses are one goddess, and there is one initiator.' The one initiator is one's own high self, with which the personality becomes more and more integrated as the path of spiritual evolution is followed.
Every man has three characters: that which he shows, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has.
Love floods our nervous system with positive energy, making us far more attractive to prospective employers, clients, and creative partners... Love leads us to act with impeccability, integrity, and excellence... Those things are the opposite of a poverty consciousness; they're the stuff of spiritual wealth creation.
Perhaps the most "spiritual" thing any of us can do is simply to look through our own eyes, see with eyes of wholeness, and act with integrity and kindness.
Be Impeccable with Your Word. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean.
Why separate your spiritual life and your practical life? To an integral being, there is no such distinction.
If you don't stand for something, you stand for nothing.
Integrity is about being integrated with the spiritual values of the Universe.
It is also about being happy, because happiness and joy mean that you're coming into integrity with your soul.
The only force that can sustain true and consistent courage is some form of spiritual belief that values like honor, duty, loyalty and integrity above the status, power, money and even security.
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true.
The greatest action is not conforming with the worlds ways.
A rare objectivity and insight can be imparted regarding this world's struggle for spiritual integrity. In the land of Faerie, the reader may see his small battles writ large in the wars of titans or elves and understand for the first time, his own worth.
Thinking well is integral to acting righteously.
Truth and spirituality are of a piece: to know the truth is to do it. There is no dichotomy between the two. To be spiritual is to know/do the truth.
There are several different meanings of the words "religion" and "spirituality," all of which are important. The whole point about an integral or comprehensive approach is that it must find a way to believably include all of those important meanings in a coherent whole.
You cannot look at that which you do not want and not join and perpetuate that vibration. Take your attention from that which is not in harmony with who you are, and your "now vibration" will adjust to who you really are - and then you can uplift others.
By consciously meditating upon spiritual truths and cultivating personal integrity, one need never fear negative circumstances.
The voice of painterly integrity spoke to me.
And the idea was that one would find this anguish, or whatever, and construct it into images that would appear. You already feel very ill and you're trying to put this riddle together because it is the prescription for health. I believe in art as a spiritual health-giving process, not just some style.
Fulfilling the four needs in an integrated way is like combining elements in chemistry. When we reach a "critical mass" of integration, we experience spontaneous combustion - an explosion of inner synergy that ignites the fire within and gives vision, passion, and a spirit of adventure to life.
How much you love yourself and how you feel about yourself are directly proportionate to the quality and integrity of your word. When you are impeccable with your word, you feel good; you feel happy and at peace.
I think it's very difficult, and it requires a tremendous amount of spiritual integrity and discipline, to not be a narcissist in a culture that encourages it every step of the way.