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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 […]

Taking the path of least resistance is a half-action, and no one learns anything true and valuable from a half-action. Listen in to learn what it means to go to the end of things so that you can discover your true […]

Unless heart, head, and hand are all in the same place at the same time, working as one, then whatever is done is done half-heartedly, without thoughtfulness, and in half-measures. The only way that heart, head, and hand can be […]

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 […]

Nothing is more discontented than our lower nature, the false self. It is always unhappy with one thing or another. If there is one weed in a field of roses, you can bet that is what it will see. Since […]

The longer you dwell on some dark thought or feeling, the deeper the special kind of hell you get to experience as the cost of imagining — and then identifying with — a false sense of “I” that not only […]

We have no greater friend in life than that small part of us that loves what is True.

Brooding, resenting, blaming, regretting—all are forms of unconscious suffering; each and all serve to strengthen the false notion that our negative state is caused by a condition outside of us. These dark shadows that always trail behind unwanted moments serve […]

William Shakespeare once said that one sure sign of a spiritually developing mind is its increasing capacity to simultaneously perceive the opposites. The following two Key Lessons help clarify this vital thought: Once we understand that all forces — even […]

Billions give their lives away for a moment’s pleasure or for the promise of approval. They sacrifice their happiness in the hope that by acquiring power they can make their world a prettier place in the face of all the […]