It is so lonely when we don't know ourselves. How many times do you find yourself listening to what others say? Do you find that you’re more likely to listen to negative comments than positive ones? How much time do you spend really looking into your heart and soul and trying to figure out who… Continue reading Most of Us Don’t Spend Any Time Knowing Ourselves. We Just Keep Reacting – Jewel
There are many words for which we have forgotten the meaning - love is one such word, and wealth is another. When we hear or use the word wealth today we immediately conjure images of huge cheques, large properties, five star holidays and the very best in everything. In fact it is this limited form… Continue reading Wise Wealth
When someone disbelieves us, we usually argue back and try to prove our point. Yet we find that the more we talk, the less people listen. Unable to convince them, we end up frustrated. Instead, when someone challenges my words, I should think about whether they might be right. Rather than stubbornly clinging to my… Continue reading Point Of View.
We’ve all heard the importance of looking within, finding yourself, and being authentic to what you see. What could possibly be wrong with that? Actually, Chinese philosophers 2,000 years ago would say our emphasis on self-discovery has led us dangerously astray and constrains us. Consider the self the way that they did: there is no… Continue reading Being untrue to ourselves helps us break bad patterns.
There are many of us that need to learn to have more patience in life. But we live in a fast-paced society where everything is served to us straight away when we want it – you can find any information within seconds, get food within minutes, and you can even have pretty much anything delivered… Continue reading Have Patience With All Things, but First of All With Yourself.
The idea of possession lies at the heart of all fear, war and conflict. Instead choose the relationship of a trustee. Everything comes to us in trust, for us to use and then to set it free. The consciousness of trustee sets us free of the tension of grasping and guarding. To see ourselves as… Continue reading Trustee Consciousness
Yesterday, lying on my bed after a hectic day at office, I was planning, rather procrastinating about cooking dinner for myself. Slumber was making my eyelids heavy and the tiredness took me back to the dream world of my childhood. I picked myself up and had some fruits. Now that the cooking was off the… Continue reading Old Memories and Horrible Stories.