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To this light, then, would I recommend all,
by Elias Hicks

To this light, then, would I recommend all,
with mine own soul, - to this sure way of salvation.
- Elias Hicks

The fulness of the godhead dwelt in every blade of grass.
- Elias Hicks

But if we continue in sin, and rebel and harden our hearts,
we shall become so inured and fixed in it,
that it will be natural, and we shall choose it from time to time.
- Elias Hicks

Just as a son, to be a son of man, must be of the same
nature and spirit of his father;
so with the sons of God,
and so it will be with all who are born of the spirit of God.
- Elias Hicks

 

What encouragement the apostle holds out to us.
O my friends, that we might leave all our pretensions,
and come to the truth in our own hearts.
- Elias Hicks

It was of the greatest moment, and consequence,
that they should believe in him when he came,
for they could receive no benefit from him without
believing him to be their Messiah.
- Elias Hicks

Then, certainly, to be a Christian is to love God above all,
and our neighbour as ourselves.
- Elias Hicks

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O that our hearts were enlarged in love to God,
that we might turn inward, to the blessed comforter,
that the blessed Jesus said the Father would send.
- Elias Hicks

There was nothing then but the revelation of the spirit-of
God that could make any of the Israelites understand
and believe that he was their proper Messiah.
- Elias Hicks

I delight not in spreading any thing mysterious,
for I consider it all lost time; but the things that
all of us can see and know if we will.
- Elias Hicks

People talk about revelation, and say it has ceased;
but what ignorance it bespeaks,
when man knows not the least thing on earth without revelation.
- Elias Hicks

You know that we have a great variety of ways to gratify our own desires.
- Elias Hicks

We have met on a solemn occasion, and in this crowded
assembly there is one thing that appears important,
that is, for every one of us to be still,
that if any thing should he said, every one may the better hear.
- Elias Hicks

And so about many other things of the same nature,
we are trying to make people believe these things,
and we make creeds of them; and thus we continue to do our own will,
which is the ground of all sin.
- Elias Hicks

We learn this by the precepts that Jesus left.
He observed that the people were looking outward,
and assured them that the kingdom of God cometh not
with outward observation;
and for this reason,
that it was only to be known in man.
- Elias Hicks

And yet you see the weakness of external evidence-and outward miracles;
they were not sufficient to make true believers,
or to make the Israelites believe that Jesus was their promised Messiah.
- Elias Hicks

And if we are in this state, if we had an eternity of probation,
what reason have we to suppose that we should profit by it -
if we had ever so long a time to chose for ourselves
we should pursue our own will,
to gratify our carnal I desires.
- Elias Hicks

In reading the scriptures of truth, we often put wrong constructions upon them,
and apply them improperly; and I apprehend it has often
been the case in relation to this portion,
particularly that part in relation to man's seeking out many inventions.
- Elias Hicks

Therefore, don't let sinners take courage to think
they will be favoured like the thief on the cross;
for we see on the other side,
they may be like the hardened one, and reproach death itself.
- Elias Hicks

That I feel a desire, my friends, that we in this latter day of the world,
in which light is fast spreading, that we should be
willing to attend to those portions of the Scriptures
of truth that direct us home to the foundation.
- Elias Hicks

Darkness cannot drive out darkness;
only light can do that.
Hate cannot drive out hate;
only love can do that.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

As we work to create light for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
- Chinese proverb often quoted by Eleanor Roosevelt

May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day.
May songbirds serenade you every step along the way.
May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue.
And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
- Irish Blessing

Trust in the Light.
Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
Open yourself to the Light!
Hold back nothing,
Trust in the Light.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Faith is the bird that feels the light
and sings when the dawn is still dark.
- Rabindranath Tagore

May love and laughter light your days,
and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
with joy that long endures.
May all life's passing seasons
bring the best to you and yours.
- Irish Blessing

Grant That I May Radiate Thy Light, Thy Love,
Thy Healing, Thy Joy, and Thy Peace,
to All Those Around Me
and All Those in My Thoughts
This Day and Ever More.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light
is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Honor True Self
Forgive with Compassion
Receive ALL of life with Thanksgiving
CHOOSE with Thoughtful Consideration
Dream with Powerful Vision
Act with Bold Courage
Dance with a Light Heart
Relax in the Arms of Spirit
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To light a candle is to cast a shadow.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

One movement toward light becomes a clear signpost on a long road.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.
We ask ourselves,
Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?
Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God.
Your playing small does not serve the world.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking
so that other people won't feel insecure around you.
We are all meant to shine, as children do.
We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us.
It is not just in some of us; it is in everyone.
And as we let our own light shine,
we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence automatically liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

As we light a path for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere,
while the pessimist sees only the red stoplight.
The truly wise person is colorblind.
- Albert Schweitzer

There is a crack in everything,
that's how the light gets in.
- Leonard Cohen

Many hands make light work.
- Proverb

Your success will shine as a light of hope
and inspire numbers you cannot total.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

All the darkness of the world cannot
extinguish the light of a single candle,
yet one candle can illuminate all the darkness.
- Jewish Hanukah Prayer

What is to give light must endure the burning.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

As we let our light shine,
we unconsciously give other people
permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence actually liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

Let light shine through the cracks
in the armor of your staunchest beliefs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To love beauty is to see light.
- Victor Hugo

Dance with a Light Heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that darkness is merely the absence of light.
You can be the small candle that defeats the vast darkness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Beyond a doubt, truth bears the same relation
to falsehood as light to darkness.
- Leonardo da Vinci

There can be no transforming of darkness into light
and of apathy into movement without emotion.
- Carl Jung

If we would guide by the light of reason
we must let our minds be bold.
- Louis D. Brandeis

Knowledge is love and light and vision.
- Helen Keller

I had forgotten how much light there is in the world,
'til you gave it back to me.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

The unknown is like the darkness of a cave -
it can be illuminated by the brief light
of one adventurer's small candle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Kindness is the light that dissolves
all walls between souls, families, and nations.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Find your way with the certain and gentle light of forgiveness.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Every man must decide whether he will
walk in the light of creative altruism
or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sadness is nothing more than the absence of joy
in the same way that darkness
is nothing more than the absence of light.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I will gather myself around my faith,
for light does the darkness most fear.
- Jewel

Peace, Love, Health, Comfort, Joy, and the Light of Spirit -
all the rest is nothing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As a happy person, you radiate happiness to the world.
Visualize your light radiating throughout the world,
passing from person to person until it encircles the globe.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes our light goes out but
is blown into flame by another human being.
Each of us owes deepest thanks
to those who have rekindled this light.
- Albert Schweitzer

As far as we can discern,
the sole purpose of human existence
is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.
- Carl Jung

I was born on the prairies where the wind blew free
and there was nothing to break the light of the sun.
I was born where there were no enclosures.
- Geronimo

In my joy, I dance with the Light of Lights.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

On life's journey, faith is nourishment,
virtuous deeds are a shelter,
wisdom is the light by day
and right mindfulness is the protection by night.
If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him.
- The Buddha

One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light,
but by making the darkness conscious.
- Carl Jung

Affirmation:
I shine my light of happiness into the darkness of negativity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I gratefully accept the light and pay it forward.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am profoundly grateful that the Powers of Light
have chosen ME to be a conduit for Infinite Love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The real us is pure love, pure light
- don Miguel Ruiz


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