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Question: I feel completely drained of my own energy at the end of the day. Is there a way to deliver God’s limitless energy and love to people so that I can stay energized in the interaction instead of drained? […]

Trying to support an illusion steals your energy and those with whom you interact. Real life does not drain you as you learn to “be” with others…

Things are the way they are, because we are the way we are; the life we’ve made acts upon us, but how we act in return — in each and every moment — serves, in the same way, to change […]

Any lingering sense of sadness that permeates one’s life cannot be separated from the “smallness” of that person’s life. Work to connect yourself to the “allness” of life — instead of identifying with the smallness of it — and you’ll […]

Our sense of self — the way we experience ourselves — is very much connected to the widely varying states of emotional energies that come into us and that seem to shape the nature of our individuality. But the fact […]

The initial stages in the work of giving up your suffering lead you through a new kind of suffering that begins with struggling to give yourself up, and ends with the glad discovery there was never any such sad self […]

The one who looks to me for strength, Is not without my own, The one who calls on me for peace, Finds quietude is sown, The one who reaches for my hand, Will never walk alone, The one who comes […]

There is nothing greater in this life — to do with one’s life — than to make an offering of it. In some ways, some days, this kind of sacrifice may feel as nothing, and to no end; but even […]

There is one way, and one way only, that any of us will ever know the real meaning behind the life of Christ, and that is… to share in his death. And by this, I do not mean symbolically, or […]

When it comes to the abiding qualities of a truly quiet mind, real inner strength, or a compassionate heart, what attracts and wins this grace isn’t what we ask for – or the urgency with which we make our supplication; […]