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Human beings are a unique creation in the cosmic scheme of things. Unlike the untold billions of other life forms teaming on the Earth — whose nature is an open and shut case — human nature is not fixed. What […]

The true depth and breadth of the heart is measured not only by what it can hold, but also by how willing it is to let go.

When lessons in our life come along, the reason they do is because the need to grow – to outgrow ourselves, to perfect ourselves – actually creates the conditions we need for those lessons.

Why do we accept so much unhappiness in our lives today? If you think this supposition is untrue, ask yourself why people spend so much time seeking ways to distract themselves with empty pleasures? Or why so many people push […]

It is important to understand what it means to be in the wrong place. The right place isn’t just where your body is sitting. Have you ever been in the right place physically, paid a lot of money to go […]

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 […]