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The fabric of the false self is made up from innumerable strands of experience woven together by an imaginary tailor who lives in terror that what it has made will unravel. This false self has its own unseen life; 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 secret of letting go — of a life without the fear of unwanted events — is knowing, without thinking, that you’ll always be given something better than whatever life asks you to give up.

Question: My mind is a constant racket. The thinking noise never seems to end. Something has to be done about this way of reacting to life that has plagued me for so many years. I have to find a way […]


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 […]

Awakening to our own true nature is a process of letting go. This point is a significant one. We don’t set out for what is limitless. Instead we quietly detect and reject those aspects of ourselves whose presence prevents us […]

In the competitive and complex worlds of business and science, imagination is critical to the processes of creativity. It serves a valuable and practical purpose. New developments are created by imagining better ways to improve old technologies. Important developments come […]

If we would examine closely the strands of those unseen webs that seem to catch and hold us captive every day, we would see that they are nothing more than the stuff of our own thoughts — spun off by […]

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