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The real spiritual rebellion is a quiet affair begun not in strength, but in a new resolution born of weariness of submitting to weakness.  

Here is the obvious, but rarely acknowledged reason why we must dig in and do the difficult inner work needed for real self-transformation: if we don’t change, we gradually come to wholly embody the very weaknesses whose destructive nature we […]

A true spiritual intention is… and belongs to a level of ‘I’ that cannot know what it seeks, but that understands its one great imperative is to reveal whatever remains unseen within us. It alone can guide us where we cannot go without […]

In this world, a star is something you wish upon while hoping that your wish may come true. But in higher worlds—in the spiritual kingdom—your wish is your star.

Our true spiritual task is not to try and make things “better,” but to do the actual interior work of making things brighter by consciously bringing any darkness we encounter (within ourselves) into the light of self-awareness.

To seek resolution and relief from a difficulty of yours apart from the conscious realization of your part in it… is like a man in a tub full of water who… even as he continues to make waves with his […]

Reality itself is perfect resolution, but the paradox is that there is no such thing as resolution for the self that seeks the end of disturbance.

The true spiritual leap needed to go beyond yourself is born in the moment of understanding that what you need is not a way to resolve or outrun what is punishing you but to rise above that world within yourself […]

A quiet mind, patient hands, and contented heart are gifts given freely to those who forgo trying to become “great” in favor of doing the soul work it takes to realize that the Greatness they seek is the very core […]

Our possibilities in life are as endless as the light that reveals them.