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The only conviction a coward has is that someone or something else is responsible for what he refuses to face in himself.

The only things we fear in this life are the unconscious projections of our own consciousness not yet awakened to itself. For instance, a young child is unable to understand that the dark shadow on his bedroom wall isn’t a […]

Those who turn and run away, who quit when life asks of them more than they seem to have in that hour, prove real only their fears — and this is their sorrow. But let us press on past our […]

When life falls apart, or threatens to come unglued, it seems almost natural to carry around some desperate, stressed, or depressed emotional state. But why cling to something that makes us ache? The answer is surprising, but evident, once we’re […]

Question: What are illusions and how do they impact our lives and our ability to grow into our true nature? Answer: Illusions are something we believe we see, but they are not real. When it comes to the illusions that […]

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 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…

There is a lower world where fears are real—where all things, and everyone living in this world, are unknowing participants in the fear that’s found there. In this darker realm, the thing feared is inseparable from the nature that fears […]

The real, unseen cause of our fear is the false belief that life can throw something—anything—at us that’s greater than our ability to change it. But this is simply not true. No matter what our culture, tradition, or religious background, […]

Let go of the fear of being no one.