Interesting Quotes from New Age Sources

Compiled by Matthew J. Slick

(The following quotes are from various newspapers as well as New Age Sources.)

      "I am an entity much like you, Barbara. I simply don't have a body at this time."
      It was Dr. Carstairs talking. Dr. Carstairs is an English physician from the 1860's. His spirit generally spends its time floating around the astral plane, I am told, but at this particular moment it had taken up residence in the Body of Bonney Meyer, a registered nurse from San Diego. [The San Diego Union, Their spirits are willing, Section ,. p. 1 Nov. 12, 1987.]

      There are many entities about such as myself. Man is not the only living, thinking, breathing creature in the galaxy. Entities that come from other planets right now are about your planet waiting for the time to introduce themselves. [The San Diego Union, Their spirits are willing, Section C, p. 1 Nov. 12, 1987.]

      Jach Pursel, a former Florida insurance agent living in Los Angeles, squints his eyes and speaks with the voice of Lazaris, a spiritual entity of uncertain origins.
      "How old are you?" he asked.
      "In our reality, we have no time," says Lazaris.
      "Why are you making your presence known to man?"
      "Because you are ready now ..."
      "Is the world about to end?"
      "No. In a word, no. This is not the ending. This is the beginning." [Time, New Age Harmonies, p. 66, Dec. 7, 1987.]

      "Jo Ann Karl is a tall blond who...gets $15 a customer for channeling the archangel Gabriel and a spirit named Ashtar. [Time, New Age Harmonies, p. 66, Dec. 7, 1987.]

      Shirley Maclaine said, "We are at any given moment living the totality of everything ... The vibrational oscillation of nature is quickening ... Just remember that you are God, and act accordingly."

     "In Egypt, a few bemused camel drivers and tourist guides looked on as a lone young man in white shorts and a glittering shawl danced near the pyramids at Giza. I am God, I am God,' he shouted." [Paul Nussbaum and Rick Lyman, The San Diego Union, "5,000 greet new age at Mt. Shasta." Aug. 17, 1987, A-2.]

      "War is not man's great and terrible disease; war is a symptom, a result. The real disease is the virus of national sovereignty." [The Urantia Book, 1491.1]

      "The goal of eternity is ahead! The adventure of divinity attainment lies before you! The race for perfection is on! Whosoever will may enter, and certain victory will crown the efforts of every human being who will run the race of faith and trust, depending every step of the way on the leading of the indwelling Adjuster and on the guidance of the good spirit of the Universal Son, which so freely has been poured out upon all flesh." [The Urantia Book, 365.4]

      "T.I.C.'s (The Inner Christ) purpose is to assist every individual to know themselves as a Christ, to clearly and safely channel guidance and prophecy for themselves from their own Inner Christ and to gain dominion over their life circumstances through prayer and self-revelation. T.I.C. makes the intellectual concept that we are God a reality." [From a tract from the Teaching of the Inner Christ, What is T.I.C.?]

      "The Pleiadians are a collective of extraterrestrials from the star system the Pleiades. The Pleiadian culture is ancient and was seeded' from another universe of love long before earth was created. They have formed a tremendous society which operates with love, with ideas and ideals with which we are yet unfamiliar. Although the Pleiadians exist in what we would call our future, they call themselves our ancient family because many of us came here from the Pleiades to participate in the experiment of earth. As they once promised us, the Pleiadians have returned to earth and are now here to help guide us during this time of planetary awakening as earth moves through her transition from the third to the fourth dimension and to assist each of us in our personal journeys of remembering, deepening awareness and knowing." [From a handout at the San Diego Convention Center, The Pleiadians, Channeled by Barbara J. Marciniak]

      "Representatives of some of the nation's largest corporations, including I.B.M., A.T.&T, and General Motors, met in New Mexico in July [1986] to discuss how metaphysics, the occult and Hindu mysticism might help executives compete in the world marketplace." [The New York Times, Spiritual Concepts Drawing a Different Breed of Adherent. Section Y, p. 8. Sept. 29, 1986.]

      At Stanford University's well-regarded Graduate School of Business, the syllabus for a seminar on "Creativity in Business" includes meditation, chanting, "dream work," the use of tarot cards and discussion of the "New Age Capitalist." [The New York Times, Spiritual Concepts Drawing a Different Breed of Adherent. Section Y, p. 8. Sept. 29, 1986.]

      One concept commonly transmitted in these sessions [seminars and workshops on human potential] ... is that because man is a deity equal to God he can do no wrong; thus, there is no sin, no reason for guilt in life. [The New York Times, Spiritual Concepts Drawing a Different Breed of Adherent. Section Y, p. 8. Sept. 29, 1986.]

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