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“Joy knows itself. As children we didn’t even know the word joy, we were joy.”
Francis Lucille, The Perfume of Silence
“We are one huge universe speaking and listening to itself.”
Francis Lucille, The Perfume of Silence
“Let ghosts sleep, don’t wake them up. Celebrate and just get used to celebrating more and more.”
Francis Lucille, The Perfume of Silence
“Life is a celebration. Consider everything that makes you happy as a gift from God and say, 'Thank you.”
Francis Lucille, The Perfume of Silence
“If we think there is a problem with the world, we have a problem!”
Francis Lucille, The Perfume of Silence
“To begin with, it seems like an effort to keep returning to the welcoming presence, but at some point it is so natural that it seems to require an effort to leave it. It feels like home. We no longer feel that we need to be entertained.”
Francis Lucille, The Perfume of Silence
“When you are a truth lover, you don’t need to focus or concentrate on the truth or on God; you let God do that for you. It is Her love that is focusing you whenever there is a thought about truth. It is not you-as-a-person having it, it is God thinking of Herself.”
Francis Lucille, Truth Love Beauty
“Life is a celebration. Consider everything that makes you happy as a gift from God and say, 'Thank you.'

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Francis Lucille, The Perfume of Silence
“It [realization of Oneness] means being constantly open to the possibility that we are like two flowers looking at each other from two different branches of the same tree, so that if we were to go deep enough inside to the trunk, we would realize that we are one. Just being open to this possibility will have a profound effect on your relationships and on your experience of the world.”
Francis Lucille, The Perfume of Silence
“God sees God everywhere.”
Francis Lucille, The Perfume of Silence
“Keep everything open and live from openness to openness.”
Francis Lucille, The Perfume of Silence
“Just stick to the ordinary circumstances without labeling them ordinary. Be open to them with no desire to change them in any way. They are, in fact, already magical and miraculous. They are the revelation of the Absolute. The mountains, for instance, are already miracles. We don’t need a little angel on top of the mountain to make it more miraculous, so don’t make one up.”
Francis Lucille, The Perfume of Silence
“When we love our hate, we stop hating. Love always wins. To love hatred means to welcome it. It doesn’t mean that we should do what it tells us to do, but we shouldn’t suppress it either. When we love hatred we put ourselves out of the process of hatred, and love begins.”
Francis Lucille, The Perfume of Silence
“A world without death would have no beauty, no yellow leaves in the autumn. It would be boring. There would be no change because change implies death. A world without death would be a frozen world. The fact is that we want to make the world better than God does.”
Francis Lucille, The Perfume of Silence
“When we are happy, we don’t know that we are happy, because happiness requires childlike innocence. When a child is happy, he doesn’t know that he is happy. He doesn’t formulate it, he simply enjoys it.”
Francis Lucille, The Perfume of Silence
“When we have reached the outposts of the mind, we are ready for the journey to the heart.”
Francis Lucille, The Perfume of Silence
I have very strong opinions and don’t want to give them up..

That’s your problem! You’ll be screwed up by those who have the same opinions as you and by those who have the opposite opinions.”
Francis Lucille, The Perfume of Silence
“If you had been born in a civilization in which the rising sun was called 'my sun,' you would consider it your sun.”
Francis Lucille, The Perfume of Silence
“We cannot see how divine the hills and the mountains are, so we want an angel with wings on top of them.”
Francis Lucille, The Perfume of Silence
“Remember when, as a very young baby, you had just been changed and fed and were not tired enough to sleep. What does a baby do in such a situation? It is simply present without any intention. That’s meditation.”
Francis Lucille, The Perfume of Silence
“Only the ego wants to get rid of the ego.”
Francis Lucille, The Perfume of Silence


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