The Mystical Journey

The mystical journey takes you from the earth back to your humble beginnings within the opulent belly’s of the stars. Every mystic knows that all has that has an beginning also has an end, only that which is unborn can be said to be eternal. The mystic is the one who through contemplation and prayer arrives at his own pearly palace. This is the journey that Rumi among many others uplifted to the highest of all endeavors. This is the journey that brings you back to the Supreme Being, where there is only pure silence and love.



Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Quotes on Music and Love

Love gives itself, but is not bought.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (Endymion)

The human voice is the organ of the soul.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (Hyperion, 1839)

Love keeps the cold out better than a cloak.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (The Spanish Student, 1842)

Music is the universal language of mankind.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (Outre-mer, 1835)

The dawn is not distant, nor is the night starless; love is eternal.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (The Nun of Nidaros)

And the song, from beginning to end,
I found again in the heart of a friend.
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Victor Hugo Quotes on Music and Life

It is nothing to die. It is frightful not to live.
Victor Hugo (Les Misérables, 1862)

Our life dreams the Utopia. Our death achieves the Ideal.
Victor Hugo (Intellectual Autobiography)

It is man’s consolation that the future is to be a sunrise instead of a sunset.
Victor Hugo (William Shakespeare, 1864)

You who suffer because you love, love still more. To die of love, is to live by it.
Victor Hugo (Les Misérables, 1862)

Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.
Victor Hugo (William Shakespeare, 1864)

To love or have loved, that is enough. Ask nothing further. There is no other pearl to be found in the dark folds of life.
Victor Hugo (Les Misérables, 1862)

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Robert Frost Quotes on Poetry and Writing

Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat.
Robert Frost

No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader. 
Robert Frost (The Figure a Poem Makes, 1939)

A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.
Robert Frost

I have never started a poem yet whose end I knew. 
Robert Frost (NY Times, 1955)

It is only a moment here and a moment there that the greatest writer has.
Robert Frost (Home Burial, 1915)

A complete poem is one where an emotion finds the thought and the thought finds the words. 
Robert Frost (Letter to Louis Untermeyer, 1916)

A poem… begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness. It is never a thought to begin with. It is at its best when it is a tantalizing vagueness.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes on Nature

Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (Nature – Chapter 1, 1836)

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (Education)

Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (Works and Days)

The happiest man is he who learns from nature the lesson of worship.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (Nature – Chapter 7: Spirit, 1836)

The health of the eye seems to demand a horizon. We are never tired, so long as we can see far enough.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (Nature – Chapter 3: Beauty, 1836)

But if a man would be alone, let him look at the stars. The rays that come from those heavenly worlds, will separate between him and vulgar things.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (Nature – Chapter 1, 1836)

Nothing divine dies. All good is eternally reproductive. The beauty of nature reforms itself in the mind, and not for barren contemplation, but for new creation.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (Nature – Chapter 3: Beauty, 1836)

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