A loving person lives in a loving world. A hostile person lives in a hostile world.
By fully tuning in to the now moment in your life, you will discover that you always have enough to enjoy every moment of your life. The only reason you have not been happy every instant is that you have been dominating your consciousness with thoughts about something you don’t have- or trying to hold on to something that you do have but which is no longer appropriate in the present flow of your life.
You are not responsible for the programming you picked up in childhood. However, as an adult, you are one hundred percent responsible for fixing it.
Watch your own body and mind, and the people and things surrounding you, from the deep, calm place inside of you. When you do that you’ll have insights as to what you need to do in order to flow with the river of life around you.
We see things not as they are, but as we are. Your addictions distort how you process the enormous flow of information that is constantly flooding in through all of your sensory inputs.
You add to the suffering in the world when you take offense, just as much as you do when you give offense.
Everything is a gift of the universe -even joy, anger, jealously, frustration, or separateness. Everything is perfect either for our growth or our enjoyment.To be upset over what you don’t have is to waste what you do have.
Life goes by rapidly. Don’t delay. Don’t put it off. Don’t wait until you have some spare time. Don’t wait until the time’s ‘right’.
Be aware that the difference between heaven and earth is not so much altitude but attitude.
As we grow in higher consciousness, we discover that it is more important to be the right person then to find the right person.
Love is not a matter of what happens in life. It’s a matter of what’s happening in your heart.
Upgrade your addictions to the status of preferences. Here’s the distinction between an addiction and a preference.
Everyone and everything around you is your teacher.
Conscious people always have a choice of whether to try to modify the actions of people around them or to change their response to the incoming stimuli.
Happiness does not lie in getting people and things outside of you lined up exactly to suit your desires.
You should always be aware that your head creates your world.
The only real problem in your life is how you’re using your mind.
Lots of people look for happiness through sensations, whether it’s through sex, the taste of food, the sound of music, the sensations of movies and plays, creating a certain environment in their home, and so on. Looking for happiness through sensations keeps you constantly searching for the next “fix” and for more varied sensations. Sensations become addictions, and nothing is ever enough.
As the watcher of the screen, you are perfect. The movie that is playing on the screen might be horrendous, but you are not the movie. You are what is watching the movie.
We’ve got to convince our egos and our minds that if we want to live happy lives, love is more important than anything else!
If you want those around you to act in a more loving and conscious manner, act in a way that helps them to do so.
You stop viewing yourself as being “pushed around” by the world when you realize that only you can “push” yourself. To quote Buddha: “Nothing is upsetting you. You get upset because you are upsettable.”
Acceptance doesn’t mean that you’ve resigned yourself to live the rest of your life with a particular person, or in a particular situation. It just means that you won’t cause yourself emotional discomfort because of the way things are in this moment.
I am perceiving everyone, including myself, as an awakening being who is here to claim his or her birthright to the higher consciousness planes of unconditional love and oneness.