Daily Thought

Ruta’s Boots – October 17 2017

Our very first problem is to accept our present circumstances as they are, ourselves as we are, and the people about us as they are. This is to adopt a realistic humility without which no genuine advance can even begin. Again and again, we shall need to […]

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You Deserve the Best – October 16 2017

Between living and dreaming there is a third thing. Guess it. Antonio Machado   All happiness is self-referral happiness. If I have no relationship with my inner Self, I will not be capable of happiness.   Happiness is not something that we achieve. Happiness is something we […]

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Unfulfilled Expectations – October 15 2017

And acceptance is the answer to all my problems today. When I am disturbed, it is because I find some person, place, thing or situation – some fact of my life – unacceptable to me, and I can find no serenity until I accept that person, place, […]

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What is Our Essence – October 14 2017

Wisdom is knowing I am nothing, Love is knowing I am everything, and between the two my life moves. Nisargadatta Maharaj   es·sence 1. the basic, real, and invariable nature of a thing. Dictionary.com Unabridged. Random House, Inc.   What is our essence? What is it in […]

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Back to Basics III – October 13 2017

What you focus on with sustained intention is what you become. William Tiller, Ph.D., in an interview from the book Consciousness by Eva Herr     This universe in which we find ourselves is an observer-dependent universe.   –/–   Who is the observer? God is the […]

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Back to Basics II – October 12 2017

When you know beyond all doubting that the same life flows through all that is and you are that life, you will love all naturally and spontaneously. When you realize the depth and fullness of your love of yourself, you know that every living being and the […]

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Back to Basics – October 11 2017

We absolutely insist on enjoying life. from the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous   In our study of the world of spirit, we find absolutely that it is not the facts of our life that cause us to be happy or sad, but rather our point of […]

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Throwing Caution to the Wind – October 10 2017

You cannot really classify spiritual progress into any category and say logically that you can go from step 1 to step 2, and then to step 3. It’s an abandonment of everything. So, all rules are broken down and one moves towards the goal, throwing everything to the winds. Sri […]

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Imperfection – October 9 2017

Most people spend their whole lives using their strengths to cover up and hide their weaknesses. They expend tremendous energy in keeping themselves a house divided. But if you surrender to your weakness, therein lies your pathway to genius. A person who knows and utilizes his true […]

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Learning to Read Poetry – October 8 2017

How does the ordinary person come to the transcendent? For a start, I would say, study poetry. Learn how to read a poem. You need not have the experience to get the message, or at least some indication of the message. It may come gradually. Joseph Campbell, […]

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