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Natural Great Perfection

That Perfection, wherein the world and knowledge thereof
rise and set, and which shines without rising and setting,
is alone the Reality.

Under whatever name and form one may worship the
Absolute Reality, it would only be a means for realising
that Perfect Being without name and form. That alone is 
true realisation, wherein one knows oneself in relation 
to that Reality, attains peace and realises one's
identity with It.		Ramana Maharshi

The world is not imperfect or slowly evolving along a
long path to perfection.  No, it is perfect at every moment;
every sin already carries grace within it, all small children
are potential old men, all sucklings have death within them,
all dying people ... eternal life. Therefore, it seems to me
that everything that exists is good -- death as well as life,
sin as well as folly. Everything is necessary, everything
needs only agreement, my assent, my loving understanding;
then all is well with me and nothing can harm me.
			Herman Hesse

We are not waiting, with hope or with fear, for some
future evolution of humanity or progress of history, for
we know without doubt that the essential completeness,
or freedom, longed for by all conscious beings, always
exists here and now. Regardless of perceived suffering,
there is spiritual plentitude right before our eyes, not
only for some elite, but for the people as a whole, for
conscious life as a whole.	Lex Hixon

In the depth of our heart, 
we already know that
we are perfect as we are, 
in the depth of our inner being,
we already know that
life is perfect as it is.

That is perfect. This is perfect.
Perfect comes from perfect. 
Take perfect from perfect, the remainder is perfect.
May peace and peace and peace be everywhere.

To men, some things are good
and some are bad.
But to God, all things are
good and beautiful and just.

All will be well
And all will be well
And all manner of thing will be well.
			Julian of Norwich

All things work together for good.

The prime characteristic of cosmic consciousness
is an awareness of the shining life and order
of the universe.		Sophy Burnham
			The Ecstatic Journey: 
			The Transforming Power
			of Mystical Experience

No matter how wrong things seem to be,
they are still all right.	Bill Wilson, Founder
			Alcoholics Anonymous

So divinely is the world organized that every one of us,
in our place and time, is in balance with everything else. 
			Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

See also Question #11

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