Soulistry Soul-Questions

Soul-Question: RADIATING INTRINSIC GOODNESS

Soul-Question: RADIATING INTRINSIC GOODNESS

Quote"We can work together for a better world with men and women of goodwill, those who radiate the intrinsic goodness of humankind."AuthorWangari Maathai (1940 - ) is an environmental and political activist. Born in Kenya, she received the Nobel Peace prize for her...

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Soul-Questions “BE KIND, BE CALM AND BE SAFE”

Soul-Questions “BE KIND, BE CALM AND BE SAFE”

Quote"Be kind, be calm and be safe"Author: Bonnie HenryDr. Bonnie Henry is a Canadian physician; the Provincial Health Officer for the Province of British Columbia, Canada; has worked internationally including with the WHO/UNICEF polio eradication program in Pakistan...

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Soul-Questions “WHAT WE SEE”

Soul-Questions “WHAT WE SEE”

Quote"When you look at your neighbour's work, you see it for what it is.When you look at your own work, you see it for what it isn't." Author: Peter ThorntonA full-time professional calligrapher and artist for over forty years, Peter Thornton is a Fellow of the...

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Soul-Questions “HOPE”

Soul-Questions “HOPE”

Quote"Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tunes without the words and never stops at all."AuthorA prolific American poet, Emily Dickinson (1830 – 1886) was considered to be an eccentric by local neighbours, living much of her...

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Soul-Questions “WHAT DOES LOVE LOOK LIKE?”

Soul-Questions “WHAT DOES LOVE LOOK LIKE?”

Quote "What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the signs and sorrows. That is what love looks like."Author: Augustine (354-430 CE) was a...

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Soul-Questions “RISING EVERY TIME”

Soul-Questions “RISING EVERY TIME”

Quote"Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising every time we fall."AuthorConfucius (551 - 479 BCE) was a Chinese philosopher whose teaching and philosophy deeply influenced Eastern thought and his thoughts developed into a system known today as...

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Soul-Question “SEEING THE SPIRIT SPARKLE”

Soul-Question “SEEING THE SPIRIT SPARKLE”

Quote"Are any of us perfect? I don't think so. I would rather like to see the spirit. It's the sparkle in the eye - the slight opening of the soul."AuthorGwen Weaver (July 22, 1950 - September 19, 2013) was a much loved American calligrapher and teacher who taught...

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Soul-Questions “THE ART OF BEING KIND”

Soul-Questions “THE ART OF BEING KIND”

Quote"So many gods, so many creeds, so many paths that wind and wind, while just the art of being kind is all the sad world needs."AuthorElla Wheeler Wilcox (1851 - 1919) was a prolific American writer of prose and poetry. Her strength was her belief in the triumph of...

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Soul-Question “SECRET OF THE SPIRITUAL LIFE”

Soul-Question “SECRET OF THE SPIRITUAL LIFE”

Quote“The whole secret of the spiritual life is just this painful struggle to come awake, to become really conscious.”  Author Gerald Heard (1889-1971) was a historian, science writer, educator and philosopher as well as mentor to Bill Wilson, (co-founder of...

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Soul-Question “FRIENDS”

Soul-Question “FRIENDS”

Quote"A friend who is far away is sometimes much nearer than one who is at hand. Is not the mountain far more awe-inspiring and more clearly visible to one passing through the valley than to those who inhabit the mountain?"Author Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931) was born in...

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Soul-Question “QUESTIONS THAT SPEAK”

Soul-Question “QUESTIONS THAT SPEAK”

Quote"Those who ask questions may be fools for five minutes, but those who do not ask, remain fools forever."Author: Chinese proverb Soul-Questions1. What questions do you have about * life * yourself * the world * love * forgiveness * eternity * death2. What...

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Soul-Question “THE JOB OF THE ARTIST”

Soul-Question “THE JOB OF THE ARTIST”

Quote"The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery."Author: Francis Bacon <1909-1992 was a self-taught Irish artist whose life as an artist was a bleak chronicler of the human condition and after the death of his partner, his art became preoccupied with...

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Soul-Question “HOPE HAS TWO DAUGHTERS”

Soul-Question “HOPE HAS TWO DAUGHTERS”

Quote“Hope has two daughters. Their names are anger and courage; anger at the way things are and courage to see that they do not remain the way they are.”  AuthorAugustine 354-430 CE was a Latin-speaking theologian and philosopher born in present-day Algeria to a...

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Soul-Questions “WELCOME”

Soul-Questions “WELCOME”

What is "Soul-Questions" about?It's about questions.  Difficult questions like - Who am I?- Why does suffering exist in the world?- Does God/Higher Power/Creator exist?- What happens after I die?- What is my purpose?- Why has a particular accident / illness /...

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AN EASTER GIFT  “Invitation to Soul-Questions”

AN EASTER GIFT “Invitation to Soul-Questions”

I wish you H A P P Y  E A S T E R! And send you a gift - an invitation actually. It's an invitation to a new website and Facebook group called "Soul-Questions."Soulistry "Soul-Questions"Out of a global atmosphere of fear, anxiety, loneliness and alienation of...

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