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Until the peace and pleasure found within yourself is equal to or greater than any consolation found outside of yourself, then your power to be patient, loving, and profitable in every moment is, at best, conditional. Nothing better serves to […]

Over many years of living on a small mountaintop in southern Oregon, I have learned many invaluable spiritual lessons by observing the wildlife that share the forest in which my house sits sequestered. In truth, nature and her creatures are […]

What is the real gold of any moment save the Higher Wisdom gained from it, for the treasures of this world come and go — the playthings of conditions beyond our control; but those Truths we glean about ourselves, and […]

Near the end of a busy afternoon, a senior caddie at an exclusive golf club was making his appointed rounds—double-checking that everything was in its proper place—when he entered the clubhouse locker room. Much to his shock, he saw an […]

Having heard even a faint call to awaken, to realize the truth of God’s Life, one should follow the guidance of his heart . . . all the while remaining as awake as possible to its quiet urge to either […]

What must we do to change our experience of life and enter into a relationship with Freedom itself? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-lAkmohD17s

Occasionally comes a question from someone who has made enough interior progress to feel the disconcerting contrast between the gravity of this world, and the pull of the worlds above, and within. The concern is wanting to honor the Higher […]

No matter how many crowns may seem to temporarily adorn the top of his or her head… no one who fights with life wins anything real. ***** The great ones in life are not those who are handed silver spoons. […]

There is a secret uncertainty in our dreams that drives us to seed and re-seed them time and time again, for even as we harvest the hope at the heart of each one, no sooner does its luster fade then […]

Unless our “productivity” in life serves to increase our soul’s receptivity to the Living Light — then all that we make for ourselves is an emptiness that passing time never fails to reveal.