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Top 10 Lively Quotes About Seeing Opportunities For Spiritual Growth

Amit Ray Quote

Spirituality requires us to identify, question and place ourselves within the larger scheme of things in relation to others, the natural world, our deities and non-incarnated beings. It requires us to do a research on continuous basis. It helps us to act in such a way that all of the decisions we make, regardless of how insignificant they may seem at the time, ultimately lead to spiritual enlightenment and self-realization.

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The 10 Best Quotes on Atheism

Orson Welles Quote "What I hate is agnosticism, people who do not choose..."
Dictionaries, academics, and authors often define atheism as a denial or a rejection of the idea of God or any other deity. This definition is essentially incorrect. Atheism is a rejection of the assertion that there are gods. This being said, some well-known religions, such as Buddhism and Taoism also lack the belief in the concept of a god or collection of gods and opt for a more inclusive explanation of human existence that connects us with nature and the universe.

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Healing Quotes on Repentance

Ted Chiang Quote "There is repentance, there is atonement, and there is forgiveness..."

The action of retrospection relating to one’s past wrongdoings has been at play even before the first religion made its presence. Nowadays, it is a mostly religious term used to display one’s true devotion to themselves and their god. However, that doesn’t mean only religious individuals are prone to repentance. What truly signifies contrition is the irreversible change that was brought about by one’s reflection and realization of their mistakes. Religion is a welcome but unnecessary aid in achieving and practicing repentance. That who repents is bound to improve through suffering caused by the sudden gain of consciousness.

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The 10 Most Famous Quotes on Exorcism

Gabriele Nanni Quote
The term ‘exorcism’ refers to the eviction of a spiritual entity (typically ‘evil’ or ‘unclean’ in nature) from the body of a human being or a location that is has possessed. It may be practiced in a formal setting such as a Catholic exorcism performed by a priest with the approval of the Vatican or informally as a simple prayer.

Exorcisms are performed within a variety of religious settings such as Christianity, Islam, Judaism, and Hinduism. There are certain similarities between exorcisms performed within these religious paradigms such as the recital of Holy Scripture to invoke the undesired entity, the use of blessed objects like religious symbols and holy water and the compulsion of the entity to be dispelled from the body of the individual or locale, in the name of a particular deity.

In contemporary times exorcisms have been performed less frequently due to scientific advancements in the fields of psychology, psychiatry, and neurobiology which generally reduce the manifestation of ‘possession’ to symptoms of a variety of mental and neurological disorders such as psychosis, schizophrenia, multiple-personality disorder, sleep paralysis and epilepsy. These advancements have also resulted in the questioning of the phenomenon of possession and the validity of exorcisms.

The Most Liked Quotes on Exorcism

“All art is exorcism. I paint dreams and visions too; the dreams and visions of my time. Painting is the effort to produce order; order in you. There is much chaos in me, much chaos in our time.”
― Otto Dix

“I had a lot of time to think, and that is not good for your mind. And when it actually happened, it was not so much a celebration but the relief. It was an exorcism anxiety. After each race there is a procedure in which you get taken off to the podium and the TV interviews.”
― Damon Hill

“An exorcism is tantamount to a miracle – an extraordinary intervention of God.”
― Gabriele Nanni

“Possession and exorcism is something that’s in every religion and every culture. It’s a real primal fear: Is the body a vessel for our spirits? What happens if something else takes over it? Where does the spirit go?”
― Eli Roth

“Only after you’ve done the exorcism, then
you’ll understand that ghost’s also a species.”
― Toba Beta

“In the spirit realm, whatever is said becomes a reality, then, it can be same in the abode of the living, for powerful species, to say whatever they like for an immediate manifestation, it is the law in the astral planes, and we don’t care about the destination of the acting forces.”
― Michael Bassey Johnson

“Everyone knows that even the best exorcism has to be renewed once in a while.”
― Tahir Shah

“Given his personality, I’d say exorcism makes perfect sense as a favored pastime.”
― Nicki Elson

“I think music should be scary. Music is an exorcism.”
― Florence Welch

“God never talks. But the devil keeps advertising, Father. The devil does a lot of commercials.”
― William Peter Blatty
Conclusion

The practice of exorcism has been used throughout recorded history and within the context of both western and eastern religions to rid people of evil entities that have the sole purpose of destroying your soul. Whilst exorcisms still take place on a regular basis it has been on the decline in recent history due to the expansion of our knowledge of the human brain and how it functions.

Whether or not possession is real the question arises: if it’s happening to you, does it really matter whether or not it can be explained scientifically?

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The 10 Most Loved Quotes on Prophecy

Brian Tracy Quote "Whatever we expect with confidence becomes our own self-fulfilling prophecy"

We all know that prophecy is a statement of what should happen in the future. It is the prediction of the future, addressed to individuals or groups of people. Who is the prophet? The people call them in different ways, such as fortune-tellers, soothsayers, or predictors. Often the prophets, really, foretold the future, immediate or distant, that prompted to understand by the word “prophet” a person capable of predicting.

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The Most Loved Quotes on Religion

Abraham Lincoln Quote on Religion

Humanity’s attempts at explaining the creation of everything we’ve come to know often revolve around mythical beings of boundless power, also known as gods. Believing in one or many gods is what makes one religious. Religion in itself, however, is far more than just that. It is a set of rules, rituals, and behaviors that one is supposed to implement into their lifestyle, which, when it comes to most religions, implies moral actions and good deeds. This means that those who truly believe will uphold a certain level of kindness and overall life discipline, depending on their exact religion.

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Tranquil Quotes on Creation

Roy T. Bennett Quote

Where do we come from? This is the question that we have been contemplating since the dawn of conscious human thought. The question regarding the origins of life, the universe, and everything has traditionally been addressed through religion. In contemporary times, the question of where we originated from has been addressed within the field of cosmology, the study of the origins of life and the universe.

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Strengthening Quotes on God’s Existence

Abraham Lincoln Quote About God

Whether you believe in God or not, you must appreciate that there is a supernatural being that basically coordinates with everything in the universe. We all have for a firmly believe that God is there in heaven. Christians more so are firm believers in God. Different religions have different names for God. However, the bottom line is that all religions appreciate that there is a supernatural force; a God.

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Fulfilling Quotes on Prayer

Bruce Lee Quote
Eyes closed heart hurting and hope lost. This is the common profile of a person who is about to pray. Prayer is often the last resort of the most desperate people, which should not be the case. Prayer is one of the most powerful things in this world and it is time for us to realize that it is not just for the weak and the broken. Yes, we pray when we need guidance and when we feel like we have lost our way. [Read more…]

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Compelling Quotes on Fasting

William Law Quote

Fasting, by definition, means abstaining from any food or drink for a period of time, and it is usually done because of a religious practice. Imagine how difficult it would be to go for a day without eating a morsel of food or a drop of water. Now imagine doing the same for a longer period of time. It may seem like an impossible task but many people in the world do that as part of their religious traditions. Some opt to just skip a meal or two in a day while other pushes it even further. [Read more…]