Tag: Self Enlightenment

UNDERSTANDING THE EGO

The Ego, however, is not who you really are.  The ego is your self-image; it is your social mask; it is the role you are playing.  Your social mask thrives on approval.  It wants control, and it is sustained by power, because it lives in fear.   …

Mother Teresa

MOTHER TERESA ON PEACE

“Let us touch the dying, the poor, the lonely and the unwanted according to the graces we have received and let us not be ashamed or slow to do the humble work.” “God doesn’t require us to succeed, he only requires that you try.” “Not all…

Holy Spirit

THIRD EYE

Love isn’t seen with the physical eyes or heard with physical ears.  The physical senses can’t perceive it; it’s perceived through another kind of vision.  Metaphysicians call it the Third Eye, esoteric Christians call it the vision of the Holy Spirit, and others call it the…

Divine Mind

DIVINE MIND

Just like a sunbeam can’t separate itself from the sun, and a wave can’t separate itself from the ocean, we can’t separate ourselves from one another. We are all part of a vast sea of love, one indivisible divine mind. ~ Marianne Williamson ~ My mind…

Happy

SEE ONESELF CLEARLY

“In asking for miracles, we are seeking a practical goal: a return to inner peace. We’re not asking for something outside us to change, but for something inside us to change. We’re looking for a softer orientation to life.” The only thing missing in any situation…

Love everyone

LOVE EVERYONE

Ultimately, the choice to love each other is the only choice for a survivable future.  The meek shall inherit the earth because everyone else will have died on their swords.  Every time we open our hearts, we create the space for a global alternative.      ~ Marianne Williamson…

Be Your Best

YOUR DESTINY

You, yourself, are the arbiter of your own destiny.   ~ Emma Curtis Hopkins Lewis Carroll said: If you don’t know where you are going, then any road will get you there.   It is important to take time to examine and discuss the details of every aspect…

Beauty

TRUE BEAUTY

It’s not the face, but the expressions on it.  It’s not the voice, but what you say.  It’s not how you look in that body, but the thing you do with it.  You are beautiful.”  ~ Stephanie Meyer (The Host)  ~ True beauty shines through. It…

Decisions

CHOICES IN LIFE

Life is not a random event.  It has purpose and provides for the unfoldment of a divine plan with opportunities to make choices and decisions in every moment.         ~ Collin C. Tipping (Radical Forgiveness)  ~ If you are faced with a difficult choice, weigh the pros…

Illusion

IS REALITY OUR ILLUSION?

Reality is what we take to be true.  What we take to be true is what we believe.  What we believe is based upon our perceptions.  What we perceive depends upon what we look for.  What we look for depends upon what we think.  What we…

Money and Savings

WEALTH AND ABUNDANCE

“According to this law [the law of Dharma], you have a unique talent and a unique way of expressing it.  There is something that you can do better than anyone else in the whole world – and for every unique talent and unique expression of that…

Perception

OUR TRUTH

We do not see things as they are.  We see them as we are. Each one of us will see something filtered through our own perceptions. Perception is fallible: that every person is or has been guilty at some point in one’s life of misunderstanding another,…

Meditation

HOW TO MEDITATE (Video)

Preparing for Meditation can be just as important as the actual meditation.  Getting your meditation space prepared is necessary for a good meditation.  Meditations usually are 20 to 30 minutes in length, can be longer or shorter, depending on the individual.  The right atmosphere  — candles, incense, music,…

Spiritualism

ILLUMINED MIND

Spiritual practice heals us, bringing down light to the regions of our darkness.  We need more than brilliant analysis; we need a miracle.  The human mind can’t give us that, but the human mind isn’t all we’ve got.  The human mind contains a spark of divinity,…

dancing

EVERYTHING IS NEW AGAIN

It is hard to let old beliefs go.  They are familiar.  We are comfortable with them and have spent years building systems and developing habits that depend on them.  Like a man who has worn eyeglasses so long that he forgets he has them on, we…

spiritual path

SOUL JOURNEY

The way of peace is a soul journey.  If you can live from the level of your soul, you are doing something very special.  The important thing is how much consciousness you add to the whole of human existence, for that is how eternity expresses itself,…

Liberty and Freedom

LIBERTY AND FREEDOM

“Some birds are not meant to be caged, that’s all. Their feathers are too bright, their songs too sweet and wild. So you let them go, or when you open the cage to feed them they somehow fly out past you. And the part of you…

Helping

SERVING THE WORLD

The more we allow our internal world to be illumined, the more our external world will take on meaning.  Through meditation and prayer, our nervous systems become prepared for the task of a more powerful external existence. People who love will usher in the new, illumined…

Integrity

FLY ABOVE IT

Always seek less turbulent skies. Hurt.  Fly above it. Betrayal.  Fly above it. Anger.  Fly above it. You are the one who is flying the plane. ~ Marianne Williamson ~ We all create our own energy. Our future can be what we think it will be,…

Bo Lozoff on Change

This is the first step toward understanding the process of real, lasting change – simply knowing with certainty that you can do whatever you need to do. This understanding has a dual edge. On the one hand, it increases your confidence and dignity. On the other…

Live for today

AFFIRMATION – DALAI LAMA

Every day, think as you wake up, today I am fortunate to be alive, I have a precious human life, I am not going to waste it. I am going to use all my energies to develop myself, to expand my heart out to others; to…

Nature

ECKHART TOLLE on CREATING SPACE

When you are full of problems, there is no room for anything new to enter, no room for a solution.  So whenever you can, make some room, create some space, so that you find the life underneath your life situation.      ~ Eckhart Tolle (The Power of…

LIVE IN THE PRESENT

Always say “Yes” to the present moment. What could be more futile, more insane, than to create inner resistance to something that already is? What could be more insane that to oppose life itself, which is now and always now? ~Eckhart Tolle (The Power of Now:…

Holmes

THOUGHTS of Ernest Holmes

“There is a Divine urge within everyone to know more, to be more, and to express more, and I have found that the thing we are searching for is the thing we are searching with.” “Out there in the vast reaches of outer space and here…