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February 2018 Archives

Many times the very thing we want from those we are with—for example, respect, patience, or a just little tenderness—is the very thing that we ourselves either lack at the moment or otherwise somehow are withholding from them. The “catch” […]

Judging yourself, or others… seems to prove the presence of an innocent “you” — someone superior to the inferior character now being condemned. But reproving yourself, or others… is actually the avoidance of seeing yourself as you are in that […]

Learning what it means to step back from our reactions to life is the same as learning to walk past those parts of us that want us to believe our only choices in that moment are those presented to us […]

Question: Ever since I learned about the law of attraction, and have experienced it myself, I have stopped reading newspapers and watching news on TV because I don’t want to give my attention and energy to the conflicts and discord […]

Resentment is an unseen gravity, a deceptive force embraced by fools. For though it grants us what seems a safe course and temporary anchorage for our anger, by its guidance we always run aground and are left stranded in a […]

There is one essential ingredient missing in most of our relationships — one that is definitely required if we wish to continue in our own development and help others to do the same. What is this powerful catalyst that only […]

It isn’t hard, at times, to love others for what they are. Such relationships are on easy terms, and we receive what we give in a fair measure. But to love another for what they may yet be — to […]

Whenever two people put the love of Truth, of the Almighty, before themselves, their love will flourish in ways impossible for those who have only themselves to either embrace or blame. To help clarify this liberating fact, try to see […]

Every destructive act ever committed against oneself or another — every self-wrecking habit, every dark decision that ever caused the earth or her creatures to suffer — began with a single false thought mistaken as being true.

The passage of time always proves one thing: we cannot keep what is unreal, and… that what is false will inevitably prove itself to be so.