Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

The conclusion is always the same

The conclusion is always the same:
love is the most powerful
and still the most unknown
energy of the world.

~ Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
The Divine Milieu (Perennial Classics)
By Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Harnessing the energies of love

Some day, after we have mastered the winds, the waves, the tides, and gravity, we shall harness the energies of love. Then, for a second time in the history of the world, we will have discovered fire.

~Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (from Kathleen Roy)

Love is the only force

Love is the only force that can make things one without destroying them.

~ Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

The world has been gradually lighting up and blazing before my eyes

Throughout my whole life, during every minute of it, the world has been gradually lighting up and blazing before my eyes until it has come to surround me, entirely lit up from within.

~ Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Fold your wings, my soul

Fold your wings, my soul,
those wings you had spread wide to soar
to the terrestrial peaks where light is
most ardent: it is for you to simply waith
the descent of the Fire —
supposing it to be willing to take possession of you.

~ by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Spiritual beings having human experiences

We are not human beings having spiritual experiences; we are spiritual beings have human experiences.

~ Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Fold your wings, my soul

Fold your wings, my soul,
those wings you had spread wide
to soar to the terrestrial peaks
where the light is most ardent:
it is for you simply to wait
the descent of the Fire --
supposing it to be willing
to take possession of you.

~ from HYMN TO THE UNIVERSE by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

We shall harness for God the energies of love

The day will come when, after harnessing space,
the winds, the tides, and gravitation,
we shall harness for God the energies of love.
And on that day,
for the second time in the history of the world,
we shall have discovered fire.

~ Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
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