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One thing that makes negative states so difficult to drop is the illusion they create within us that no choice exists for us other than to cave in to their punishing presence. But, in truth, it is not we who […]

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 […]

There is nothing as certain as silence, stillness, and solitude to introduce you to the secrets of yourself.

Real appreciation for God, for this life given to us through the action of grace, requires realizing our actual place in the greater scheme of things. No one in a hurry to get something done does anything except throw dirt over […]

Have you noticed – for the most part anyway – that when we’re with family or friends almost everyone has a complaint to share; how something or someone in their life just isn’t “right,” or has done them wrong. I […]

It is more than enough to be just what we are in the moment . . .

Learn to be still and listen: the less you have to say about life, the more Life will speak to you, and start telling you things that ears can’t hear. Everything, every creature, animate or not, is speaking to you […]

Question: I have been practicing catching and dropping negative states. A few times I’ve awakened in the night, sick to my stomach and entertaining worrisome thoughts. I have awakened a few times feeling unbridled terror. I practiced the “Stop, Drop, […]

If we will do the right thing, in the right moment for the right reasons, there is no other possible outcome than for us to know Rightness. Such Rightness is its own reward; it is free of conflict because it […]

Welcoming the light of truth into our lives is the same as losing all that limits us.