Anyone can be light-hearted when the sun is out, but the real measure of one’s character is best revealed in the midst of a storm.
Praying to change the world around us is pointless until we realize that the world around us is the way it is… because we are the way we are; only in the realization of this truth — and the sacrifices […]
Knowledge, regardless of how sophisticated, is a tool. It arises from and belongs to what has passed; it is the past put into a formula. As such, it embodies, defines, and relates us to life through what we, or others, […]
Real life is not by the numbers; it is impossible to “know” and to grow at the same time. Yes, one can have a formula for a prescription drug or a recipe for a good green salad, but there is […]
When we learn how to be still, to listen to what Life would teach us, we discover that not only is there a plan already in place — a celestial curriculum designed to instruct us in the ways of its […]
There is no “right” road to follow that leads to the realization of one’s immortal Self. If we wish to be one with a celestial consciousness, capable of responding with effortless wisdom to any demand—regardless of its nature, high or […]
We are tested not by Spiritual Light but in spiritual darkness . . . for what test is made amongst things revealed? . . . Our real inner worth is measured by what we turn to in moments concealed.
Distinct moments come along the upper path when it feels as if a dam has burst in one’s heart; wild waters of unknown emotions race into and through the canyons and once-sealed chambers of consciousness, washing clean all that has […]
. . . No one finds the true upper way without true guidance. And yet, on the other hand, seemingly in direct opposition to all we have learned so far, there is this beautiful fact of life . . . Within […]
Just as a ship lost at sea must make a course correction if it hopes to reach a safe harbor, so must the aspirant be willing to be corrected by life for there to be any hope of sighting heaven’s […]