divine spark


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divine spark

noun
The vital principle or animating force within living beings:
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So soon as Adam's eyes met those of the younger girl, who stood nearest to him, some sort of electricity flashed--that divine spark which begins by recognition, and ends in obedience.
But Tibo, the little black boy, lacked the divine spark which had permitted Tarzan, the white boy, to benefit by his training in the ways of the fierce jungle.
The cafe advocates the principle of ahimsa - a belief that all living beings have a divine spark.
Since the Fuji Declaration was officially inaugurated in May 2015, thousands of people from around the world have signed and embraced the declaration, affirming the divine spark in every human being and the essential oneness of all life in its diversity.
Divine Spark is an album by reggae performers Natty Nation, based in Madison, Wisconsin.
Henry Vaughan's Silex Scintillans, the "sparking flint," is a vivid emblem for the divine spark that enlivens us, as well as the fire of alchemical combustion; and "for Thomas Vaughn [too], there is more to nature than bodies and more to religion than the spirit" (132).
Moreover, if non-secularism means embracing an essential truth of Hinduism -- the universal Brahman manifest as a divine spark in every living being -- his would be an enlightened, pluralistic and inclusive form of leadership everyone should welcome.
Arjuna is made aware of the deathless, birthless and eternal Atman; the Divine spark within.
Each in their own unique way, however, seemed to illuminate a divine spark in their very human lives.
He is a man confident of his talents and states matterof-factly: "I definitely have something, like I wrote into Bruce Almighty, some kind of divine spark.
Heschel's remarks perfectly describe our cooperative attempt to keep the divine spark alive in our souls and between our spirits.
But Art is of the spirit, the divine spark in man (which is not the self in this doctrine) and art alone can impregnate the world with some quality of reality.