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Each person is created with the tools it takes to master his or her own life. But self-mastery remains the ultimate mystery until that day dawns when — weary of struggling to overcome what he blames for his conflicted self […]

One of the most powerful forces in the universe available to human beings is also one of the least understood and appreciated. This powerful force is silence. The secret strength found in silence is as practical in daily life as […]

The true source of abundance is the silent mind, for within its fertile quietude rests all potential, all power, and all promise.

The sudden touch of hearing, reading, or seeing something True doesn’t so much move us up and into the perfect pitch of Stillness, as does this inner quickening – the ineffable feeling of Forever – sound out, all at once, […]

We have no greater friend in life than that small part of us that loves what is true. The more we are able to recognize and honor the fact of this matter, the more powerfully this interior friend steps forward […]

A sports reporter for a large newspaper was assigned to cover an international marathon hosted each year by his city. From past experience, he knew that thousands of people would turn out to test themselves over the grueling twenty-six-mile course; […]

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 […]

Question: What is it that prevents us from knowing peace in times of uncertainty? How do we break through the barrier between us and true peace? Answer: Things, people, places, conditions are what most of us pursue to help erase […]

Here is why a mind awakened to its own native silence never gets into a stew over what to do with any negative thought that appears within it: Just as light makes obvious whatever form is brought into it, so […]

Our True Self longs to be free and unencumbered by self-limiting, self-defeating, compulsive thoughts and feelings. The problem is, at our present undeveloped level, we believe that another person or event is causing our unhappy feelings. We want power over […]