Daily Thought

The Origin of Emotional Sickness – August 22 2017

The ‘person’ that had been no longer existed. There was no personal ‘I’ or self or ego, only an Infinite Presence of unlimited power that had replaced what had been ‘me’.   …All things revealed their infinite beauty and perfection as the expression of Divinity.   …There […]

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What Would the Master Do – August 21 2017

People decide to live a spiritual life, they think it’s going to be all flower petals and incense; but really it’s much more like ‘I can’t eat my dinner because I’ve just learned something upsetting about myself.’ David Hawkins, M.D., Ph.D.,  Transcending the Mind   It has […]

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Sometimes Life Hurts – August 20 2017

It is difficult to find happiness in oneself but it is impossible to find it anywhere else. Arthur Schopenhauer   Being a meditator, living a ‘spiritual’ life, does not give us freedom from the pain of life. This is not about making a mood of ‘everything’s fine,’ […]

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Correcting the Intellect – August 19 2017

The difference between treating and healing is that in the former, the context remains the same, whereas in the latter, the clinical response is elicited by a change of context so as to bring about an absolute removal of the cause of the condition rather than mere […]

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Oneness is the Truth of What We Are – August 18 2017

Jeff, people look at me, they see an old man. They don’t see my two tours in Vietnam, fighting for their freedom to sit down and eat in here. They don’t see my 40 years sober. They don’t see my wife and my 14 year-old girl killed […]

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The Flow of Love – August 17 2017

We are not held back by the love we didn’t receive in the past, but by the love we’re not extending in the present. Marianne Williamson   If romance is not here to fulfill us, why are we in relationships? Are relationships solely to give us an […]

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Existence, Consciousness, Bliss – August 16 2017

Sat-Chit-Ananda/Saccidananda: Existence and Thought and Joy. Of the One self-existing or universal Spirit. Brahman. Totality.  from Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary   Sat = Existence, Is-ness, Truth. That which is, has always been, will always be. There behind all thoughts, feelings, concepts, structure is this–pure Being.   Chit = […]

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Changing Hands – August 15 2017

Happiness is the consequence of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it, and sometimes even travel around the world looking for it. You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestations of your own blessings. Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love   Each of […]

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A Showcase for Our Fulfillment – August 14 2017

“Why is it,” he said, one time, at the subway entrance, “I feel I’ve known you so many years?”   “Because I like you,” she said, “and I don’t want anything from you.” Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451   The primary mistake we make with regard to relationships […]

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Using the Fragmented Mind – August 13 2017

The highest form of human intelligence is to observe yourself without judgement. Jiddu Krishnamurti   The more we live in a world that is grounded in meditation and our inner experience, the more we see that our quality of life is determined far less by the facts […]

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