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Real freedom is found not through obtaining powers or possessions but in understanding the “wanting” nature within us that feels a captive of anything that interferes with its desires.

Truth can only lift us as high as we are willing to let go of those parts of us that want to drag us down.          

When you start to feel the weight of thoughts and feelings pulling on you, you must work to come awake to their presence so that you aren’t drawn down into their world.

Our lives are the experience (or the reflection) of whatever presence we may share… and this holds true for all of our moments. We are primarily, first and foremost, creatures of consciousness. What does this mean? Our real — but […]

The only thing that can happen to you when you’re in the wrong place is a wrong thing. But even when you find yourself in a “wrong place” inwardly, you don’t have to remain there. The way to turn any […]

Question: I feel completely drained of my own energy at the end of the day. Is there a way to deliver God’s limitless energy and love to people so that I can stay energized in the interaction instead of drained? […]

Without your relaxed awareness of some thought or feeling as it courses through your psychic system, you don’t have the choice whether or not to be that thought or feeling.

When the doctor taps your knee and it suddenly jerks, you don’t get upset with your leg for jumping out of control. Why? Because in that moment, you realize your temporary jumpy experience is an involuntary physical reaction. But, how […]

When it comes to anxiety or any negative state, watch the emotion and let it slowly dissipate. Learn to bear what is revealed…

The door to your mind is never to be left unguarded. The same holds true for the door of your heart. Whomever refuses to mount this interior watch effectively agrees to give his life over to whatever creature walks in […]