Posts Tagged ‘knowing God’

If You Understand God, You Have Failed

March 20, 2010



Self-realization—the doorway to enlightenment—comes when you know through direct contact with God that you are one with divine consciousness in body, mind, and spirit. This exalted state of conscious unity with the divine cannot be explained; it can only be experienced.

Words end where truth begins.
Various scriptures




Humbly acknowledging that God is beyond knowing does not alter your conviction—you know that you (more…)

Seeing Through the Fog

March 17, 2010

Carl Jung


The four steps to enlightenment are learning, believing, knowing, and being. Each of these steps demands more courage and faith than the one before. Their order is absolute—none may be leapfrogged.

There are very few human beings who receive the truth complete and staggering by instant illumination. Most of us acquire it fragment by fragment, on a small scale, by successive developments, cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.
Anais Nin


The chasm between believing and knowing can be traversed with a single bound. It is the distinction between faith that flows from intellectually knowing about God versus (more…)