CATEGORY: SPIRITUAL

What she cared about was human souls. — T.S. Eliot on Simone Weil Simone Weil was a French philosopher, mystic, and political activist. Taking a path that was unusual among twentieth-century left-leaning intellectuals, she became inclined towards mysticism as her life progressed. Weil wrote throughout her life, though most of her writings did not attract much attention until after her death. In the 1950s and 1960s, her work became famous in continental Europe and throughout the English-speaking world. Albert Camus described her as "the only great spirit of our times” A precocious student, she was proficient in Ancient Greek by age 12. She later learned Sanskrit after reading the Bhagavad Gita. Like the Renaissance thinker Pico della Mirandola, her...

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Humans are contradictions. It's in our nature to say one thing and do another. While we're similar in our contradictions, we differ in where those contradictions lie. Anyone who studies astrology knows that where and when you were born plays a key factor in your personality. Your star type isn't just what month you were born in, but how the planets were aligned and the energy that was present during your birth, that ultimately affects your personality. This is what makes up who you are (or at least, part of who you are). Imagine our zodiac signs as our predisposed dispositions -- our hard wired coding - then our experiences, education and genetics create our personalities. And yes, while we're all unique, our astrological signs will always be part o...

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The Law of Attraction states that whatever you focus on, think about, read about, and talk about intensely, you’re going to attract more of into your life. — Jack Canfield When people start achieving their dreams and getting everything they want from life they're usually called lucky. People will ask them, "What do you know that I don’t know." According to Esther Hicks, it's simple: They've figured out their relationship with themselves and are constantly aware of their vibrational relationship to who they really are and what they really want. They guide every thought they can to mesh with the wholeness that they are. "I’ve become a deliberate thinker. I think on purpose. I speak on purpose. I act on purpose." None of this can be done, however, unless ...

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