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March 2018 Archives

Before we can ever learn to love one another as we would hope to do, we must first be willing to see that for too long we have loved only ourselves . . . and that even this has been […]

Contrary to popular belief, God did not create us to look upon His life as a wish-fulfillment center. Instead we are created to live in the awareness that God’s life is the center of our being, and that to realize […]

Looking closely at ourselves, an honest self-appraisal reveals that no one strong, authoritative voice is giving us direction. Instead, many disparate voices vie for power. The cause of the resulting confusion and unhappiness lies in all those self-centered, touchy parts […]

The true measure of character is directly connected to our willingness to be fully accountable for what we are in each moment.

The only higher facts that can transform our lives are those that have been made our own through firsthand experience. Until a child learns to walk for himself, he cannot move from place to place on his own, regardless of […]

Part of the development of character in a human being — which can only be nourished by humility — is a growing recognition of how totally and undeniably they have missed the mark. There is only one way that a […]

The real reason for our impatience is not the condition upon which we blame it: impatience — along with its dark fraternal twin, frustration — is born of our refusal to realize some present limitation and to remain conscious of […]

Learn never to blame another for the pain you feel, nor to complain about anything that life brings to your door; but this doesn’t mean to be accepting of those who would see you ache, nor should you be apathetic […]

We grow into the worlds above us — we are awakened to the kingdoms of higher consciousness within us — by outgrowing the worlds beneath us.

The false self, ever-pursuing or struggling to protect the dream of its imagined sense of importance, doesn’t care who or what it picks a fight with; all that matters to this divided self is that it finds someone or something […]