Keep burning the fire I have lighted.
It may seem very small to you, but one tiny flame, if kept burning, can be the means of illuminating a whole city, and someday many lamps that shall be lighted at this small fire will give light to thousands.Read More»
2. The heart awakens in the act of rising up toward, attaining, and ultimately rising beyond, the beauty it holds as its highest ideal.
3. The pure essence of every world faith is an ennobling ideal. The sum of these ideals is the spiritual heritage of the contemporary human heart.Read More»
Often it is asked, if God is good and beautiful, why is there so much evil and ugliness in the world? The answer is that the Creator has endowed humanity with freedom. We are free to choose love, and the virtues and inspirations that love kindles, or to choose lovelessness, and the dark shadows that lovelessness casts.Read More»
1. To realize and spread the knowledge of unity, the religion of love and wisdom, so that the bias of faiths and beliefs may of itself fall away, the human heart may overflow with love, and all hatred caused by distinctions and differences may be rooted out.Read More»
THE CENTRAL IDEA of Sufism is believed to have existed from the beginning of creation. Traces of Sufism are to be found in all periods of history, but mostly during the age of Hebrew prophets and ecstatics, who themselves were Sufis.Read More»
Somehow—by a Power of surpassing might—we have been summoned from nonexistence into being, thrust into bodies of fine-woven stardust, and set loose on the face of a world of sky, ocean, and earth. What are we to make of this chance?Read More»