“In the beginning God prepared and created the heavens and the earth.
The earth was without form and an empty waste, and darkness was upon the face of the very great deep. The Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters.
And God said, Let there be light; and there was light.
And God saw the light, that it was pleasing, and He approved it.”
– Genesis 1: 1-4a
“The light that we want is not some thing that God has to give; it is God Himself. God does not give us life or love as a thing. God is life and light and love. More of Himself in our consciousness, then, is what we all want, no matter what other name we may give it.”
– H. Emilie Cady, Lessons in Truth, 1934
“We don’t get to the light through endless investigation of the darkness.”
– Marianne Williamson, A Return to Love, 1996