…Thruth cannot be known except through direct
experience, through enlightenment. And often language is a barrier to
knowing the truth because there is a confusion between beams of
non-verbal intuition and that learned arbitrary framework called
Language is symbolic; language-thinking is
symbol-thinking…as such language constricts consciousness and places
limits on understanding.
The only way out is through the descent of a
By going inward and establishing a conscious conection
with the cosmic self force and forces, one can become conscious of
these forces, intervene consciously in the play, and to some extent at
least determine things in the result of the play
The state of ignorance in which you believe that you
are the doer of your acts persists so long as it is necessary for your
development; but as soon as you are capable of passing into a higher
condition, you begin to see that you are an instrument of one
consciousness; you take a step upward and you rise to a higher
One can be free only by living in the divine
can never finally know. I simply believe that some part of the human
Self or Soul is not subject to the laws of space and time.
sphere of the soul maintains its perfect form when it is not extended
toward any object, or shrinking in on itself, or dispersed or sunk
down, but only when it is bathed in light, the light in which it sees
the truth, both in all things and in itself.
real you is a non local field of information that is trapped in space
and time by the body and mind. Your soul, the thinker of thoughts,
finds expression through the mind and body, but when body and brain
are destroyed, nothing happens to the real you. The unconditional
spirit is not energy or matter, it is in the silent spaces between our
word, every image used for God
is a distortion more than a description."
how does one speak of God?"
then, do you speak in words?"
that the Master laughed uproariously.
He said, "When I speak, you mustn't listen
to the words, my dear.
Listen to the Silence."
Anthony de Mello
...All healers and teachers must walk
their talk. it takes a lot of self-development and self-transformation
and a lot of training in the healing arts to be an effective healer.
Humility and meticulous honesty with self are of utmost importance.
The hard part about healing training is not the techniques but the
personal growth one must go through to become ready to learn the
The heart of healing is not the
techniques but the states of being out of which those techniques
At the origin, there is no past (to
overwhelm) and the future is complete potentiality.
The tensions and relations between
things are more important, at times, than the things themselves; how
the relationships develop over time takes precedence to mere fact that
a relationship exists.
it will be this structure of
consciousness that will enable us to overcome the dualism of the
mental structure and participate in the transparency of self and life.
The fourth structure toward which we
are moving is one of maximum latency and maximum transparency;
diaphaneity is one of its hallmarks.