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As promised in the last blog, following are five ways that we can work to develop real patience within ourselves: 1. We must develop the patience to let disturbances pass by without picking them up: This means we need to […]

An essential spiritual force is missing from our lives. We are about to gather ample evidence of this fact, and learn ways to recover this crucial force that we unknowingly give away. The power we’re missing is patience. Real patience […]

Each time we see the need to let go of something – a bad habit that drags us down, an unsatisfactory relationship, a career choice that can’t complete us in the way we dreamed it would, or maybe unrealistic expectations […]

Whenever we hate or resent someone it is we who become hateful or full of resentment, which proves that we cannot give our lives over to any spirit of darkness without that same sick spirit transforming our lives into its […]

Any thought or feeling that wants you to identify with something in yourself is dragging you down. You’ve just never known that, because it feels like it’s picking you up when you identify with something. Your work begins by becoming […]

It is important to understand what it means to be in the wrong place. The right place isn’t just where your body is sitting. Have you ever been in the right place physically, paid a lot of money to go […]

If you ever really want to know whether or not you’re in a “right place” for yourself — or for any others around you — just go still; be as inwardly silent as you can for a moment or two, […]

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; […]

You know what it means to get in your own way, don’t you? It is a true phenomenon. Try to picture this: I’m walking down the street and then I run into myself… how can I run into myself unless […]

Find out how the solution to any disturbance can be found right in the heart of the disturbance. It’s not relief from our pain that we are after, but the full realization of the denying self that has set us […]