As long as we are able to praise God for being God, whether manifest or unmanifest, the seeds of peace will be able to grow in us. . . .

Miriam [of Magdala] asks [Jesus'] disciples to center themselves in the greatness of God, rather than in their small, troubled selves. This is to leave egocentrism and return to theocentrism.

Jean-Yves LeLoup, The Gospel of Mary Magdalene by Jean-Yves Leloup, translator, Joseph Rowe, translator