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In this life . . . we are unable to forget whatever remains unforgiven. So, if we won’t let go of some pain — whose time has now past — then who is to blame for the weight of this […]

Whenever you come upon a healing idea or a rescuing truth, it is almost always a surprise that you could have missed something that was so obvious for so long. Do you know the feeling? More than anything else, a […]

If one would not so easily bemoved to seek comfort for oneself, but instead choose to accept the effortless discomfort that life sometimes brings, then in these more difficult moments would one be naturally turned to seek his comfort not […]

Patience can be a great virtue, while learning to push ahead often proves invaluable to those who prevail; but only a marriage of these two spirits can grant us true success, because in their union we are empowered with a […]

No struggle of ours is ever with any one moment in and of itself, but our battles take place within the swirling content of what we have named as being the nature of that same moment. What do we ever […]

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 […]

Question: When we have a negative experience and we want to let it go, why is it so difficult to just drop it? We wouldn’t hold on to a hot iron if we grabbed it! Answer: Because the pain, the […]

We have all been hurt, left with a heart wounded by others who seem to go on just fine without us. In moments of such loss, our emptiness doesn’t stay empty for long; we are soon filled with anger, guilt, […]

When lessons in our life come along, the reason they do is because the need to grow – to outgrow ourselves, to perfect ourselves – actually creates the conditions we need for those lessons.

Life will fill whatever you empty—and whatever you fill, life will empty. That’s the code—the higher understanding required for spiritual contentment all wrapped in mystery and filled with bittersweet contradiction. It’s all been spelled out once you learn to see. […]