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Only the person who never gives up in life, who persists with his wish to find and fulfill the promise of himself, makes this truly self-liberating discovery: those places that he once mistook as being impassible barriers to his happiness […]

Over many years of living on a small mountaintop in southern Oregon, I have learned many invaluable spiritual lessons by observing the wildlife that share the forest in which my house sits sequestered. In truth, nature and her creatures are […]

No matter how many crowns may seem to temporarily adorn the top of his or her head… no one who fights with life wins anything real. ***** The great ones in life are not those who are handed silver spoons. […]

There is a secret uncertainty in our dreams that drives us to seed and re-seed them time and time again, for even as we harvest the hope at the heart of each one, no sooner does its luster fade then […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sometime early in the fifth century, a small fishing boat ran into a sudden unexpected squall. The storm shattered its mast and, without a sail, it soon drifted out of familiar waters and into the sea of a neighboring but […]

In this life we will lose whatever we don’t work to maintain; and this includes our health, as well as our hope to know our place in God’s life. All said and done, hard work is the way to the […]