In reality, serendipity accounts for one percent of the blessings we receive in life, work and love. The other 99 percent is due to our efforts.
Some people think that meditation takes time away from physical accomplishment. Taken to extremes, of course, that’s true. Most people,
however, find that meditation creates more time than it takes
The road to positivity is strewn with the abandoned vehicles of the faint-hearted.
The comfort zone takes our greatest aspirations and turns them into excuses for not bothering to aspire.
The laws against public nudity make no sense. The idea that Jerry Falwell can go topless while Cindy Crawford cannot is an absolute affront to logic, common sense and the 5000 year human struggle for aesthetic taste.
Your Master Teacher knows all you need to learn, the perfect timing for your learning it, and the ideal way of teaching it to you. You don’t create a Master Teacher—that’s already been done. You discover your Master Teacher.
Topics: Teaching, Teachers
All the things you think you should have done that you didn’t do, and all of the things that you shouldn’t have done, accept them. You did (or did not) do them. That’s reality. That’s happened. No changing the past.
Guilt is anger directed at ourselves
Many people weigh the guilt they will feel against the pleasure of the forbidden action they want to take.
When we argue for our limitations, we get to keep them.
Fear is something to be moved through, not something to be turned from.
Pain (any pain—emotional, physical, mental) has a message. The information it has about our life can be remarkably specific, but it usually falls into one of two categories: “We would be more alive if we did more of this,” and, “Life would be more lovely if we did less of that”. Once we get the pain’s message, and follow its advice, the pain goes away”.
Two halves have little choice but to join;
And yes, they do make a whole
but two wholes when they coincide…
That is beauty.
That is love.
To avoid situations in which you might make mistakes may be the biggest mistake of all.
The value of action is that we make mistakes; mistakes show us what we need to learn.
Choosing what you want to do, and when to do it, is an act of creation.
Mistakes, obviously, show us what needs improving. Without mistakes, how would we know what we had to work on?
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