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Question: Why do some people seem to exude peace of mind while I struggle to be calm. What is the source of composure, and how can I work to develop it within myself? Answer: For better or worse, the quality […]

Every daring dismissal of what we have already been is a conscious invitation to realize who we are yet to be.

Dare to see and experience yourself as you are without giving names to what presents itself before your watchful inner eyes. Allow the meaning of whatever states you see coming up in you to reveal their actual make-up to you, […]

No true spiritual growth is possible without (agreeing to) be uncomfortable.

Any agitation in the soul that is unattended by the conscious light of awareness is a dark heat, one that is unable to change anything about itself except for what it blames for its burning state. *** Real spiritual responsibility […]

Freedom from self-wrecking behavior must begin with our recognition that we are voluntarily serving that which compromises us, even though we may strongly claim the counter is true. Such a conscious awareness of (this) conflict inherent in our own divided […]

There is no such thing as the innocent remembrance of some past pain or tormenting moment in your life.  

Seeing the pain in others, the suffering of this dark and debilitated world of ours, can awaken one of two impressions in a human being: a sense of resentment-tinged confusion about what kind of God allows for such darkness, or […]

Better to pursue the promise of Truth for one’s whole life, than to catch a lie and learn to live with it. *** Not only is beauty in the eye of the beholder, but so also is ugliness; and this […]

Allow me to ask you: What do you see when you look out on the world you’ve made?  Can you see that there is beauty, that there is such a thing as unconditional love, as true compassion? You see that […]