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Blessed art thou therefore if that thou canst stand still from Self-thinking and Self-willing, and canst stop the Wheel of they Imagination and Senses forasmuch as herby thou mayest arrive at length to see the great Salvation of God being made capable of all Manner of Divine Sensations and Heavenly Communications. Since it is nought indeed but thine own Hearing and Willing that do hinder thee, so that thou dost not see and hear God... Jacob Boehme (1575)

Date added: 03/06/2012

All we taste, against all we lack, is like a single drop of water against the whole sea . . . for we feed upon His Immensity, which we cannot devour, and we yearn after His Infinity, which we cannot attain. Jacob Boehme (1575)

Date added: 09/25/2011

But if you keep quiet, and desist from thinking and feeling with your own personal selfhood, then will the eternal hearing, seeing, and speaking become revealed to you, and God will see and hear and perceive through you. Jacob Boehme (1575)

Date added: 09/25/2011

He to whom time is like eternity, and eternity like time, is free. Jacob Boehme (1575)

Date added: 09/25/2011

We could come into a new reality of our being and perceive everything in a new relation if we can stand still from self-thinking and self-willing and stop the wheel of imagination and the senses. Jacob Boehme (1575)

Date added: 09/25/2011

It is not 'man' in the abstract who recognizes anything. It is always a certain principle, having become active in him, that recognizes its own counterpart in external nature, when it comes in contact with it. Only he in whom is light can see the light; only the element of love can feel love; only the divinity in man can know God in and through man. Jacob Boehme (1575)

Date added: 09/25/2011

When thou art gone forth wholly from the creature, and from that which is visible, and art become nothing to all that is nature and creature, then thou art in that Eternal One which is God himself: And then thou shalt perceive and feel in thy interior the highest virtue of love. . . Whosoever finds it, finds all things'. Jacob Boehme (1575)

Date added: 09/25/2011

Follow my advice, and leave off your difficult seeking for the knowledge of God by means of your selfish will and reasoning; throw away that imaginary reason, which your mortal self thinks to possess, and your will shall then be the will of God. If He finds His will to be in His, then will is will become manifest in your will as in His own property. He is All, and whatever you with to know in the All is in Him. There is nothing hidden before Him, and you will see in His own light. Jacob Boehme (1575)

Date added: 09/25/2011
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