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As life pours itself out in the stream of passing time, and we run into challenges seemingly greater than our ability to answer—each of these encounters “asks” this question of us: 
“Are you willing to change (who you have been) […]

Question: You’ve spoken of how we use imagination to project negative outcomes to life situations. But sometimes things happen and there actually is a bad outcome to deal with. Maybe our loved one is very ill, or a child has […]

In this world that you and I live in, response is request. We can slightly enlarge this idea by restating it this way: The way you respond to life is also a request you make to it. See how the […]

Dare to see and experience yourself as you are without giving names to what presents itself before your watchful inner eyes. Allow the meaning of whatever states you see coming up in you to reveal their actual make-up to you, […]

Any agitation in the soul that is unattended by the conscious light of awareness is a dark heat, one that is unable to change anything about itself except for what it blames for its burning state. *** Real spiritual responsibility […]

Freedom from self-wrecking behavior must begin with our recognition that we are voluntarily serving that which compromises us, even though we may strongly claim the counter is true. Such a conscious awareness of (this) conflict inherent in our own divided […]

There is no such thing as the innocent remembrance of some past pain or tormenting moment in your life.  

Question: Ever since I learned about the law of attraction, and have experienced it myself, I have stopped reading newspapers and watching news on TV because I don’t want to give my attention and energy to the conflicts and discord […]

When you know in your heart that you must keep going but your feet just aren’t getting the message, self-understanding can open and carry you through doors that self-insistence cannot. The key to leaving behind our self-created and self-limited world […]

What is right, bright, and true, never announces or asserts itself; rather it stands as an ever-watchful sentinel quietly serving to clarify whatever is out of place, in the dark, or otherwise false.