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Full Circle

 Alexandra Reynolds  Comments Off on Full Circle
May 062004
 

This story is shared by Alexandra Reynolds There’s a nature trail in Mt. Tamalpais that I consider to be my favorite trail. It’s not the most beautiful trail I’ve walked through, but walking through it reminds me of my own path in life. The trail begins at the top the mountain with a full view […]

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May 062004
 

This essay is shared by Remez Sasson Thinking is usually a mixture of words, sentences, mental images and sensations. Thoughts are visitors in the central station of the mind. They come, stay a while and then disappear making space for other thoughts. Some of these thoughts stay longer, gain power and affect the life of […]

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Helpful Hints in studying A Course in Miracles

 G. Don Murphy  Comments Off on Helpful Hints in studying A Course in Miracles
May 022004
 

This essay is shared by G. Don Murphy Introduction From ‘A Course in Miracles’ Text chapter 21 (Reason and Perception), Introduction, (1:2-7). “The world you see is what you gave it, nothing more than that. But though it is no more than that, it is not less. Therefore, to you it is important. It is […]

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Letting Love Lead You Home to Her

 Guy Finley  Comments Off on Letting Love Lead You Home to Her
Apr 252004
 

This article is shared by Guy Finley The beauty of Love is that She is already within everything; which means that there is nothing that we are drawn to know by Love’s invitation that won’t grant us for our journey itself the gift of a greater relationship with Love. Here are some ideas how to […]

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A Spiritual Intervention

 Alexandra Reynolds  Comments Off on A Spiritual Intervention
Mar 102004
 

This story is shared by Alexandra Reynolds Dreams are spirit roads leading to contemplation… In my dream, I was standing in a crowded bus, dressed in a very expensive black leather suit and black hat. I had a lot of make-up on, which is out of character for me. There was this little girl who […]

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Mar 062004
 

This essay is shared by Graham and Julie Own goals are actions, things we do, that stop us from reaching where we want to go or what we want to obtain. When we are out of focus, when we are out of tune with what’s going on, when we do something which takes us in […]

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Feb 212004
 

This article is shared by Alexandra Reynolds Nelson had AIDS. He had been in the hospital for months, fighting pneumonia. He was angry and every day he woke up, he grew angrier. He would bitterly say that he just couldn’t take one more day of pain, one more day of waking up in the hospital […]

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Self Improvement and Self Growth

 Remez Sasson  Comments Off on Self Improvement and Self Growth
Jan 252004
 

This essay is shared by Remez Sasson Nowadays the terms self-improvement, self-growth and self-help have become popular. We find many books about these subjects and many websites too. It seems that people are turning inside to find the solution to their problems. They seek knowledge, techniques, workshops, lectures and teachers who can show them the […]

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The New Blood

 Guy Finley  Comments Off on The New Blood
Nov 302003
 

This meditation is shared by Guy Finley We must not fear these wild pulsations of hope-filled feelings too deep to hold . . . for they have an accord with themselves, and their own path to follow. These sometimes too strong stirrings of that unbearable wish for a compassion that can embrace all of creation […]

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Put Painful Regrets Behind You

 Guy Finley  Comments Off on Put Painful Regrets Behind You
Oct 262003
 

This essay is shared by Guy Finley Starting life over is something we must do every second. We must not wait until we want to start over because at that point wanting to start life over is only our futile wish to avoid what has already happened. We are tied to whatever we avoid, so […]

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Transformation

 Guy Finley  Comments Off on Transformation
Oct 262003
 

This article is shared by Guy Finley Question: From my experience, real change is very challenging. On the other hand, one can see an instant transformation in individuals who participate in televangelistic-type events. Why does it have to be so much work to make true changes in ourselves? GF: What you see in almost all […]

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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 […]

 Posted by at 13:52
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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