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As life pours itself out in the stream of passing time, and we run into challenges seemingly greater than our ability to answer—each of these encounters “asks” this question of us: 
“Are you willing to change (who you have been) […]

1. I believe the more I comfort and fill myself with thoughts of a “brighter tomorrow,” the better off I am, but I can see… all discontentment belongs to an inconsolable level of self that doesn’t exist without seeking something […]

The first step, and in some ways the most difficult along the upper Way, is the separation of the false from what is real; imagine what happens when someone you think is your friend is suddenly seen as always having […]

Every daring dismissal of what we have already been is a conscious invitation to realize who we are yet to be.

No true spiritual growth is possible without (agreeing to) be uncomfortable.

Looking closely at ourselves, an honest self-appraisal reveals that no one strong, authoritative voice is giving us direction. Instead, many disparate voices vie for power. The cause of the resulting confusion and unhappiness lies in all those self-centered, touchy parts […]

The only higher facts that can transform our lives are those that have been made our own through firsthand experience. Until a child learns to walk for himself, he cannot move from place to place on his own, regardless of […]

Part of the development of character in a human being — which can only be nourished by humility — is a growing recognition of how totally and undeniably they have missed the mark. There is only one way that a […]

The real reason for our impatience is not the condition upon which we blame it: impatience — along with its dark fraternal twin, frustration — is born of our refusal to realize some present limitation and to remain conscious of […]

Learn never to blame another for the pain you feel, nor to complain about anything that life brings to your door; but this doesn’t mean to be accepting of those who would see you ache, nor should you be apathetic […]