Stan

Oct 182003
 

This poem is shared by Helen Howell There once was a tree, though it could be me, standing alone in the cold with burdens untold weighing it down and keeping it tied to the ground but it soon came to pass that the sun, in the silent manner of love, warmed from the inner out […]

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Developing Will Power and Self Discipline

 Remez Sasson  Comments Off on Developing Will Power and Self Discipline
Jul 272003
 

This essay is shared by Remez Sasson Most people admire and respect strong individuals who have won great success by manifesting will power and self-discipline. People in all walks of life, who with sheer will power, self-discipline and ambition have improved their life, learned new skills, overcame difficulties and hardships, reduced their weight, rose high […]

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Stop Rushing Through Life and Start Living!

 Guy Finley  Comments Off on Stop Rushing Through Life and Start Living!
Jul 272003
 

This essay is shared by Guy Finley Wherever it may be that we are in such a rush to arrive, we’re sure to find it a more enjoyable place if only we would dare to get there relaxed! Before you can step out of the rush and into your own life, you must first see […]

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The Other Side

 Andrew Pell  Comments Off on The Other Side
Jul 032003
 

This poem is shared by Andrew Pell The veil is lifted, they follow a bright light. A place of tranquillity before them appears; They see familiar faces of long ago. There is no night. A place of wonder and of rest, there are no longer any fears. You are not alone when you cross over […]

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Jul 012003
 

This article is shared by William Cottringer We are evolving to a point in life and work where personality power and even character power no longer suffice in helping us get to where we are going. What we are all in the process of developing now is authentic spiritual power. The Prosperity Zone is where […]

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The Crisis and the Challenge of the Christian Faith

 Doug Soderstrom  Comments Off on The Crisis and the Challenge of the Christian Faith
Jun 162003
 

This article is shared by Doug Soderstrom The Crisis On the surface, Christianity is, above all things, most simple. It was Jesus who said that it could all be summed up in two rather succinct phrases: Love thy God with all of thy heart, thy mind, thy soul, and thy strength. And like unto the […]

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Reap the Power in the "Invisible Eternals"

 Guy Finley  Comments Off on Reap the Power in the "Invisible Eternals"
Jun 092003
 

This essay is shared by Guy Finley Seen or not, everyone everywhere is looking for his or her “heaven.” Watch people closely and this search becomes terribly evident. The man seated at his desk dreaming of when he will have his life to himself; the woman at the luncheon counter trying to resolve some relationship […]

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The Media

 Yaron Fishman  Comments Off on The Media
May 112003
 

This article is shared by Yaron Fishman The media (communicating factor), in all if its manifestations, can be thought of as the “Dr Frankenstein” of our world’s society. The media has caused a monstrous vibration of fear. Fear tends to surface with the faces of jealousy, anger and hatred. Much of what we label as […]

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May 112003
 

This essay is shared by Guy Finley Start Seeing Through the Lie of Loneliness Part I: Loneliness stalks the heart that stands outside the present moment, looking back upon itself and feeling the pain of being without a love. If only this same heart, unknowingly divided, could see that this painful loneliness is produced by […]

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How to Find the Peace Within You

 Guy Finley  Comments Off on How to Find the Peace Within You
Mar 282003
 

This essay is shared by Guy Finley How to Find the Peace That Already Dwells Within You I would like to introduce you to some new ideas intended to help us transform these disturbing times on earth into something of great spiritual benefit. If one has any sensitivity, then one must ask: Why is there […]

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Mar 232003
 

This essay is shared by Graham Harris In my life I have known only three people who give unconditional positive regard all the time. All Indian, and all part of an organisation called the Brahma Kumaris. I realise that when I am in their company I feel special. I can feel the unconditionality. I feel […]

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The Opposing Self

 Guy Finley  Comments Off on The Opposing Self
Mar 092003
 

This poem is shared by Guy Finley Seeking power, It weakens itself. Seeking fulfillment, It empties itself. Seeking control, It abandons itself.

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Jan 192003
 

This essay is shared by Remez Sasson The wind is blowing very strongly. The tall big trees stand erect, and do not let the wind sway them. As the wind gets stronger it breaks them up, and some trees get uprooted altogether and fall down. There are some shrubs growing near the trees. When the […]

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Frown Control

 Mark Barrow  Comments Off on Frown Control
Jan 072003
 

This story is shared by Mark Barrow Monday morning begins the same way it always does: me pounding the snooze button. Just give me five more minutes, I beg the alarm clock. It goes off again in what feels like five seconds. I slam the alarm clock a second time, a third time, and finally […]

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Dec 012002
 

This essay is shared by Guy Finley Flow With The Present Moment Into The Fullness Of The Free Mind Here’s an inner life exercise of immeasurable value. Think of these new instructions as a kind of special cleansing agent, but not as a way to improve yourself. Let me explain. When we wash a window, […]

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Always You

 Guy Finley  Comments Off on Always You
Nov 102002
 

This poem is shared by Guy Finley Before I dream may I hope for you. Before I judge may I listen to you. Before I rush may I rest with you. Before I shout may I call on you. Before I doubt may I hear from you. Before I brag may I point to you. […]

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Where the Heart Belongs

 Guy Finley  Comments Off on Where the Heart Belongs
Oct 272002
 

This story is shared by Guy Finley And I saw a vision of a gleaming white castle with a narrow footpath leading up to its great white gates. This walkway — extending out from the gates as far as the eye could see — was so worn that it appeared to the eye as a […]

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The True Nature of Peace

 Guy Finley  Comments Off on The True Nature of Peace
Aug 302002
 

This article is shared by Guy Finley There can be no true Freedom for us without knowing true Peace, even though these sublime states are basically two wings on the same dove. Nevertheless, as we shall see, before we can enjoy the spiritual freedom for which we are intended, and whose heart already beats within […]

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What is spiritual awareness?

 Greg Lawrence  Comments Off on What is spiritual awareness?
Jul 232002
 

This article is shared by Greg Lawrence There are many different sounding answers all linked by a commonality. No matter what spiritual path you have chosen to walk, in order to be more spiritually aware, set aside time to strip away the unnecessary tradition or dogma and in an ultimate distillation the truth will be […]

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Jul 102002
 

This article is shared by Guy Finley The greatest, most abundant resource on planet Earth is also its least understood and utilized. Its unlimited supply is found virtually everywhere, anytime, and under all circumstances, even though few recognize its real value. What is this most precious collective resource? It is our relationships.

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Do you believe in what?

 Norah Griggs  Comments Off on Do you believe in what?
Jun 132002
 

This story is shared by Norah Griggs Sitting happily at our table at the Health Fair, a man walks up to browse and look at our display. “Would you like to buy a raffle ticket?” we ask. “NO!” he snaps at us quickly, “I’m a Christian.”

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Nurturing the Now

 Vicki Woodyard  Comments Off on Nurturing the Now
Apr 132002
 

This meditation is shared by Vicki Woodyard Nurturing the Now is my concept of living in the present moment. You simply can’t be any other place or in any other time, so why try? We keep trying because the mental mechanism is geared that way. It takes a definite decision to leave pain and suffering, […]

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Apr 112002
 

This message is shared by Yaël and Doug Powell It Is In Giving That The Movement of Creation Is Revealed First, I held within Me, in Love, an idea, all parts suspending themselves in the sea of Love that is My consciousness. This was phase one of the “First Split,” the negative receiving energy. The […]

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Apr 092002
 

This article is shared by Mohmood Valimohamed At some point during our lifetime, our soul prompts us to ask, “What is my purpose on earth?” We start looking for answers as our curiosity grows. It seems that society is gradually becoming more receptive to spiritual concepts. Interest in New Age, Spirituality, and Divinity is flourishing. […]

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Mar 192002
 

This story written by K.C. Wakefield is shared by Sara Pentz When Dr. Irwin Fine was five years old he knew he ‘possessed’ the natural gift of healing – by the laying on of his hands. It was the same gift given to his father and his father’s father, which could be traced back into […]

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Angel Hugs

 Marsha Jordan  Comments Off on Angel Hugs
Feb 232002
 

This story is shared by Marsha Jordan Ever wonder what angels look like? Are they gray-haired women with dangling earrings like Della Reese in the television show? Or do they resemble chubby, winged babies portrayed in paintings? I’ve never seen a spiritual being, so I can’t say. But I have encountered some “earth” angels who […]

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responsible, not guilty

 Stan's meditations  Comments Off on responsible, not guilty
Feb 082002
 

Who is responsible for what I experience? I’m responsible for what I believe to be true. I’m also completely free to believe whatever I want. Every desire is a choice I make. Accepting my responsibility means accepting my free will and guilt has no dominion over a free heart. However, no form of belief is […]

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Feb 022002
 

This article is shared by Debbie Edwards There is something magical about preparing for our final transition from this earthly life. From the beginning of time and tradition, death and transition are just as celebrated as life and birth. We have the unique advantage of consciousness and understanding that allows us to experience all that […]

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Jan 282002
 

This article is shared by Debbie Edwards We’ve all reached a time in our life where soul searching has begun to take center stage. We are discovering the importance of finding our self worth, our true identity, and deep spiritual fulfillment. We know where we’re headed, but we just don’t know how to get there. […]

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the only error

 Stan's meditations  Comments Off on the only error
Dec 312001
 

The only error I can make in any situation, is going against my innermost wish. That means denying myself what I really, really want. Not, what the illusion of a separate ego wants but what my being part of All That Is wants. Whatever is supposed to be wrong, this is the mother of all […]

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