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Do you ever feel that you don’t have the spiritual strength to face the difficulties in your path through life? Here’s a small story meant to act as a reminder and an encouragement along the way: Rebecca had decided that […]

Our circumstances in life — whatever their nature — can only change as does the level of our consciousness that helped to create them in the first place.

In our inner work to awaken and realize ourselves, we must begin where we begin, and put away any other concerns about where that beginning is. It’s enough just to make a start, wherever that may be. What difference does […]

Let’s be honest about what is possible and what is not: Change does not take place tomorrow. Either we change ourselves in the moment, or not at all. We do not lose weight, develop our art, or mysteriously become more […]

Have you ever wondered if people see things in the same way that you do? For instance, though it has gone on for decades, over-the-top white-collar crime in relatively recent times has been rampant. It would seem that having multi-millions […]

The holiday season is upon us, and while it is intended to be the happiest time of the year (according to popular culture), for many it’s not only not the happiest, it’s often the most conflicted time of the year. […]

Beauty is not found in its infinite and ineffable “details” — but in its deft ability to still the mind and fill the heart with quiet gratitude…

As we wake up to those parts of us that would have us believe we can change our lives by following the directions of the very self that we no longer wish to be, then we are on our way […]

The state of being “uncertain” is not a problem to our true nature. Instead it is a path that will lead to true certainty if we will keep walking to the very end…

In order to have a sunny life on a moment-to-moment basis, you must be willing to let something new happen to you. No one sincerely asks for a new life until they are thoroughly dissatisfied with the old one. Letting […]