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What we must learn to see — whenever we start racing around to resolve some problem that we can’t stop thinking about — is that the faster our mind wants us to run after the freedom it imagines eludes it, […]

Question: If we cannot force a mind to be quiet, how does a quiet mind come about that is not forced? Answer: The mind is capable of seeing that what is disturbing it is itself an opposite. Here I am, […]

The only reason we ever feel stuck between any proverbial rock and a hard place, unable to see our way out, is that we’ve forgotten this simple spiritual truth: there is always another direction waiting to reveal itself to us […]

Two very close friends, Karen and Sophie, went on a long-awaited vacation to a tropical island where, the first day, before that evening’s grand welcoming luau, they spent the whole day playing in the ocean. But early on that same […]

The sure way to guarantee that whatever’s troubling you continues unabated is to keep talking to yourself about it! www.YourImmortalSelf.com  

The only reason your mind won’t stop its endless chattering… is because “you” won’t stop listening to it! *** Talking to yourself to comfort yourself makes sense only until you realize that talking to what troubles you, in the hopes […]

 

How do you start stepping back from your thoughts? Right where you are. Begin this very moment. Become aware, right now, without thinking about it, that you are thinking. See that there are thoughts and feelings coursing through you. As […]

Using thought as a tool to resolve the troubles that thought stirs up in the mind is like trying to use your fingers to seize, sort, and settle dust particles that are dancing in a sunbeam across your living room […]

Part I: It is not silence that quiets the mind being tormented by its own runaway fragmented thinking, it is the love of silence that both heralds the coming of Peace and that stills the soul whom it wraps in […]