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Any lingering sense of sadness that permeates one’s life cannot be separated from the “smallness” of that person’s life. Work to connect yourself to the “allness” of life — instead of identifying with the smallness of it — and you’ll […]

The initial stages in the work of giving up your suffering lead you through a new kind of suffering that begins with struggling to give yourself up, and ends with the glad discovery there was never any such sad self […]

So many of our present problems could be resolved if only we could get out of our own way…

Most everything that we have to say about life and our relationships with others — and how we talk about the part of us that wants to smooth things over, keep them from being disturbed — is a form of […]

The sooner you stop agreeing to entertain “poor me” thoughts and feelings, the sooner you’ll see the following: being unhappy is for people who believe the only way to climb out of a mud hole is by digging deeper into […]

When faced with any pain or grief — past, present, or promised — the first thing our lower nature, the “me mind,” usually asks is: “What’s to be done? Who can I speak to about it? What’s the best way […]

If we see how much of our unhappiness is self-created, through being inattentive to our own interior life, then accordingly, we can learn to re-direct our attention, placing it where we will within what is right and bright. But, there […]

Question: When things don’t work out in my life — when I lose someone or something — I am plagued by thoughts over what could have/should have been. How do I pull myself out of this obsessive thinking about what I […]

There’s a very old saying…. maybe it’s not popular anymore, and only older people know it: If you lay down with dogs, you’ll get up with fleas. But you don’t have to belong to the era from out of which […]

Whatever we consent to embrace in life — including unwanted events that may cause us to suffer — adds to our lives a measure of love. Find out how the revelation of impermanence is the doorway to a change in […]