Richard G. Petty, MD

Your Inner Light

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“On this point of the Light phenomenon, the Russian Orthodox Church writer Bishop Brianchaninov explains that it is a spiritual light which is seen inwardly but that it may also be seen physically at times. He considers it identical with the Holy Spirit, and that it reveals the reality of that Spirit while sanctifying the person.”           

–Paul Brunton (a.k.a. Raphael Hurst, English Philosopher, Traveler, Spiritual Teacher and Author, 1898-1981)   

Swimming in Grace

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“God’s grace is more available than we dare to believe. It’s a bit like the little fish who swam up to its mother and asked, ‘What is the ocean?’ ‘You’re in it’, said the mother. But the little fish swam away disappointed, saying, ‘No, this is just water. I want to know what the ocean is.’”   

–Macrina Wiederkehr (Benedictine Catholic Monk, Writer and Spiritual Guide)                                            

“A Tree Full of Angels: Seeing the Holy in the Ordinary” (Macrina Wiederkehr)

Readiness to Receive

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“The Grace is always there for the asking, always in abundance, but is the seeker capable of receiving it?”

–Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
 (Indian Spiritual Teacher and Exponent of Jnana Yoga and Advaita Doctrine, 1897-1981)

God’s Secret Stairway

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“There is a well-known saying which tells us very truly and very beautifully that ‘God has His own secret stairway into every heart.’”      

–William Barclay (Scottish Theologian, Religious Writer and Broadcaster, 1907-1978)                                          

“The Letter to the Hebrews (New Daily Study Bible)” (William Barclay)   

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