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To be your own person — to have your own life — begins with quietly refusing to be what “others” would have you be so that they can have the life that they want!

Question: Why do I care at all about how I appear in the eyes of others? Answer: Please follow this explanation carefully. It will set you back on the road to having your own life. You have always believed that […]

The part of us that tries to feel better about itself — by seeking approval from other people — is itself the source of the disturbance that we feel. Awareness of this fact allows for a natural separation and release […]

The unconscious resistance to seeing ourselves as we presently are keeps us from becoming what God has made it possible for us to be…

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 […]