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Our daily dose of unhappiness isn’t due to a lack of choices over what is needed for us to be happy and free, but this discontentment is the creation of an unseen nature within us whose only life is born […]

Loneliness stalks the heart that stands outside the present moment, looking back upon itself and feeling the pain of being without a love. If only this same heart, unknowingly divided, could see that this painful loneliness is produced by its […]

Contrary to popular opinion — as concerns being around someone who has just set us off: the real task before us is not to try to change him or her, or take control of the unwanted moment. Rather (it is) […]

Beauty is not found in its infinite and ineffable “details” — but in its deft ability to still the mind and fill the heart with quiet gratitude…

Who you really are does not depend upon how events unfold. Do your best, and when you have done your best, leave the rest.

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 […]

We make first contact with the unshakable character of our True Self when we stand on the unknown ground of an unwanted moment and see there is no need to fear or to fall into despair.

Permitting the many self-imposed demands of our exterior life to outweigh the Real need of our interior life is not only to place the proverbial cart before the horse, but it also makes a distant second our relationship with the […]

Best keep your eye on the interior life; let it be first and foremost. If the direction of outer life interferes with the awareness of the inner, follow the inner. Better they marry, but never allow what is outer to […]

As we wake up to those parts of us that would have us believe we can change our lives by following the directions of the very self that we no longer wish to be, then we are on our way […]

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