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The fear we feel that we can’t succeed with starting life all over again is because our old nature wants us to believe that the path to a new self requires we retrace our steps and fight our way back […]

Nothing in the universe can make you relive the ache of some past psychological pain. This means that any misery over a mistake in your past — – whether ten seconds passed, or twenty years gone by — belongs to […]

Our prayer for the true, new life is at last empowered when we cease wasting our powers on wanting power over anything save ourselves…

Question: Most of us have made drastic changes trying to make a fresh start in life, and yet no matter what we do, we always end up feeling the same way. The outer conditions may be different, but inside we’re […]

It’s always the right time to discover something new and true about your own nature, even if, in that moment, what you’ve uncovered seems altogether wrong.

We always have the choice to start over with any difficult relationship…

Starting over is not the continuity of anything. It is — at its inception — an untamed impulse: a blast of will that undoes whatever it touches even as it assumes its next fleeting expression.

We all tell ourselves that we want a new life; we spend hours dreaming of the day when we are freed from self-limitations or otherwise self-compromising behaviors. In our minds we see ourselves walking away from destructive relationships with others, […]

It’s so obvious that billions miss it: to go anywhere in this world of ours requires that we start out right from where we are. So it holds equally true that only by working with what we are in the […]

The secret fragrance of the present moment is the understanding that Real Life is forever flowering.