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Setting intentions and working on spiritual exercises helps you to see parts of yourself that you’re currently unconscious to and have no authority over — and it is seeing that disparity that begins to bring those parts into proper alignment […]

Anytime you touch the truth of yourself through the work of realizing a deliberate intention to do the same, three events take place at once: the truth you touch transforms you – so that your intention to touch and be […]

The cost of starting over spiritually is not what you pay to achieve some distant desire, but it is in your willingness to let go of — to dare to live without — any desire you may have whose promise […]

There is no point in time where something Timeless isn’t renewing everything in creation. We know nothing of that life even though we live in the Light that is actually giving us our own life. Rather, we live from an […]

If we want to help our partner change, we must change. There is no other way. And more: unless we’re exceptionally blessed, it’s unlikely our partner has the same wish that we do: to keep growing and exploring a love […]

The best we can do for others, to help make their lives brighter, begins with the work of enlightening ourselves. In this manner — from our first tentative steps toward a life in the Light, all the way to the […]

There is always a moment before a problem starts with another human being where we realize that what we want is not going to happen. Ordinarily we’ll say the other person is about to “ruin my day.” But there is, […]

Evil transforms suffering into unconscious acts of blame, bitterness, and self-pity — harmful forces that punish everyone; while the Good transforms these same dark states into conscious suffering — creating humility that heals whomever it touches.

In any relationship where one person depends on another to be his or her “parachute” – and the other accepts this role –both will fall to the ground. Question: I know someone who is always down in the dumps, and […]

Question: I have been struggling for years with the fact that I often desperately want people to like me. It is clear that my needy self causes the opposite effect by making me nervous, tense, and artificial. It seems obvious […]