Sunday, January 15, 2006

Secrets about God


Cairo, Egypt
Originally uploaded by Zakcq.
If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, "Thank You", that would suffice.

The man who abides in the will of God wills nothing else than what God is, and what He wills. If he were ill he would not wish to be well. If he really abides in God's will, all pain is to him a joy, all complication, simple: yea, even the pains of hell would be a joy to him. He is free and gone out from himself, and from all that he receives, he must be free. If my eye is to discern colour, it must itself be free from all colour. The eye with which I see God is the same with which God sees me. My eye and God's eye is one eye, and one sight, and one knowledge, and one love.

~ Meister Eckhart (c. 1260-1327) a philosopher, mystic, and theologian.
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