Quotes From "From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death And Conscious Encounters With The Divine Presence" By T.F. Hodge

Life: It is better not to wrap philosophy around such...
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Life: It is better not to wrap philosophy around such an inconceivable evolving beautiful mystery. If based on perception, alone; whatever the conclusion - it is still guessing. T.F. Hodge
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Don’t spoil me with your lies, love me with your truth. T.F. Hodge
The ego lusts for satisfaction. It has a prideful ferocious...
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The ego lusts for satisfaction. It has a prideful ferocious appetite for its version of "truth". It is the most challenging aspect to conquer; the cause for most spiritual turmoil. T.F. Hodge
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There are two paths of which one may choose in the walk of life; one we are born with, and the one we consciously blaze. One is naturally true, while the other is a perceptive illusion. Choose wisely at each fork in the road. T.F. Hodge
Not every instance requires a response. Truth resides silently in...
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Not every instance requires a response. Truth resides silently in the seat of power. T.F. Hodge
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Deep within, there is something profoundly known, not consciously, but subconsciously. A quiet truth, that is not a version of something, but an original knowing. What this, absolute, truth [identity] is may be none of our business…but it is there, guiding us along the path of greater becoming; a true awareness. It is so self-sustaining that our recognition of it is not required. We are offspring’s of such a powerfully divine force — Creator of all things known and unknown. T.F. Hodge
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Claiming to love self, but willingly default to cheating at the first sign of trouble is nothing short of playing yourself. Your ego may feel avenged - temporarily - but your heart and soul, the true self, will suffer the long term affects of karma's justifiable sting. T.F. Hodge
Hating skin color is contempt for God's divine creative imagination....
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Hating skin color is contempt for God's divine creative imagination. Honoring it is appreciation for conscious, beautiful-love-inspired diversity. T.F. Hodge
There is but one supremacy... and it remains known and...
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There is but one supremacy... and it remains known and unknown to it's human creation... of many hues, shapes and sizes. T.F. Hodge
Let discernment be your trustee, and mistakes your teacher.
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Let discernment be your trustee, and mistakes your teacher. T.F. Hodge
From the cradle to the grave, joy and pain is...
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From the cradle to the grave, joy and pain is the fertilizer for wisdom. T.F. Hodge
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The critical nature of 'choices' -- [the] timing will prove to be an asset or liability; it will reward wisdom or expose stupidity. Either way, we learn from the path of suffering or satisfaction… by choice and by design. T.F. Hodge
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The critical nature of 'choices' -- [the] timing will prove to be an asset or liability; it will reward wisdom or expose stupidity. Either way, we learn from the path of suffering or satisfaction… by choice or by design. T.F. Hodge
Huge difference between being happy at will, and chasing euphoric...
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Huge difference between being happy at will, and chasing euphoric moments as an escape. One doesn't cost a dime, the other will tax your soul. T.F. Hodge
The positive vibrations of unregulated joy, peace, happiness and tranquility...
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The positive vibrations of unregulated joy, peace, happiness and tranquility is freedom. T.F. Hodge
You do not get what you wish for, unless it...
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You do not get what you wish for, unless it be known to the source of your desire. T.F. Hodge
A King and Queen cannot support a crown with eyes...
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A King and Queen cannot support a crown with eyes looking down. Their universe expands as far as you can see. T.F. Hodge
To conquer frustration, one must remain intensely focused on the...
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To conquer frustration, one must remain intensely focused on the outcome, not the obstacles. T.F. Hodge
Head up, heart open. To better days!
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Head up, heart open. To better days! T.F. Hodge
The sky is not my limit... I am.
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The sky is not my limit... I am. T.F. Hodge