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If you want to know what your values are, just look at your own life. Your life looks like your values. A lot of us think we have higher or spiritual values, but those values are not necessarily reflected in our so-called personal lives.
I want a dream to take us deeper, to see everything as a gauzy display of images. Dreams help me see through ordinary experiences to their underlying narratives and images and mysteries.
The power of love to dissolve negativity cannot be underestimated. This power becomes our closest ally in removing the emotional blocks that keep us isolated from our love source.
Living by deliberation means intentionally aligning your thoughts, behaviors, and choices with who you really are, and the outcomes you're trying to achieve.
There are two ways that you can experience the intoxicating joy, profound peace and ecstatic wakefulness of the Ground of Being: spontaneously or through effort.
Not all contemplative paths kindle the same doubts or present the same liabilities. There are, in fact, many methods of meditation and "spiritual" inquiry that can greatly enhance our mental health while offering no affront to the intellect.
Nearly two years ago, I made a vision board. I scoured magazines for the perfect images and words that represented the life I wanted to have.
When I first started Sahaj Marg in Chennai under my spiritual guru Chariji, and later Kamlesh Patel, I was under the impression that spiritual growth ...
This interview is going down in the books as one of our all-time favorites. Period.
To be in the presence of the Dalai Lama was awe-inspiring and left a long-lasting impression upon me. In his natural and self-effacing manner, he effortlessly spoke his mind, incorporating his wonderful sense of humor, infectious giggle, and penetrating intelligence.
We all make mistakes. We're only human! But we're also forgiven. When we mess up, we don't have to live in guilt. Jesus is right there. He lives in us, and He walks through the mess with us.
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Over the last three years, since the inception of my own spiritual journey, I have come across countless techniques and methods of feeling better, thinking better, creating the life of my dreams, and so on.
Friendships should strengthen our peace of mind and contribute to our inner harmony. Consider taking these six steps the next time you sense toxicity brewing within a relationship and rediscover the joys of truly positive energy.
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