Everything you do right now ripples outward and affects everyone. Your posture can shine your heart or transmit anxiety. Your breath can radiate love or muddy the room in depression. Your glance can awaken joy. Your words can inspire freedom. Your every act can open hearts and minds.

— David Deida

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If you are waiting for anything in order to live and love without holding back, then you suffer. Every moment is the most important moment of your life. No future time is better than now to let down your guard and love.

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Love is beauty, consciousness is trust.

One of the deepest feminine pleasures is when a man stands full, present, and unreactive in the midst of his woman's emotional storms. When he stays present with her, and loves her through the layers of wildness and closure, then she feels his trustability, and she can relax.

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Knowing the Truth is Fairly Useless. Feeling it is Profound. Living it Makes All the Difference.

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Right now, and in every now-moment, you are either closing or opening.

You are either stressfully waiting for something - more money, security, affection - or you are living from your deep heart, opening as the entire moment, and giving what you most deeply desire to give, without waiting.

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When you are in love with a man or a woman, the love you feel does not come from him or her; it is the love flowing from you own heart that you feel. Your partner is simply giving you an excuse to love. Love is always found flowing in your heart, not in your family, lover, career or art.

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The energy that moves life is the force of the Feminine.

She is unstoppable. She is the source of all life, the mover of blood, the breather of breath, the flow of the river's water. The Feminine is life. We can feel Her moving and living in any moment we are open to Her, or as Her.

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Whereas women are most turned on by a man's depth of presence, men are most turned on by a woman's radiance and energy: how she moves, moans, smiles, and opens in love.

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Men who have lived significant lives are men who never waited: not for money, security, ease, or women. Feel what you want to give most as a gift, to your woman and to the world, and do what you can to give it today. Every moment waited is a moment wasted, and each wasted moment degrades your clarity of purpose.

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As a body in a world, here is our choice: we can be more loving or less loving.

That's it. We can relax as the entire moment's show of love's swirl, feeling open as all--a vicious rainstorm, tweeting birds, our lover's lips, a sense of worthlessness-- or we can close to some aspect of experience, pulling away as if we were separate.

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Stop hoping for a completion of anything in life.

.. Do what you love to do, what you are waiting to do, what you've been born to do, now.

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Masculine anger is always because you are feeling constrained, trapped by life.

Feminine anger is always because you are feeling unloved.

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Spiritual practice is the capacity to offer your love even when you feel hurt, closed down, tense, angry, misunderstood, or hated.

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About David Deida

Quotes 74 sayings
Profession Author
Birthday March 18, 1958

By learning to open your heart and body while embracing and trusting all energies, from rough ravishment to sublime gentleness, you can open to be lived by the mystery that lives the entire universe.

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Infinite Love is who we really are and who we refuse to be.

This refusal is our most essential tension.

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Very few of us trust our immediate connection with nature, or the intuitive intelligence of our body. All too easily, we align ourselves with the logical world of Masculine intelligence. As a culture, we have become so Masculine that we are much more comfortable with analytical problem-solving than with ecstatic dancing!

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The superior man is not seeking fulfillment through work and woman, because he is already full. For him, work and intimacy are opportunities to give his gifts, and to be vanished in the bliss of giving.

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Make your own decision, based on your deepest intuitive wisdom and knowledge.

You may make the right decision or the wrong one, but whatever happens, it is your best shot, and you will strengthen your capacity for future action.

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The real practice of love goes beyond satisfaction and dissatisfaction.

Wallowing in pleasure can be just as limiting as wallowing in pain if you don't open your heart beyond the satisfaction of your personal emotional needs.

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Your heart knows the truth of openness and suffers the tense lie of your closure.

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Praise is literal food for feminine qualities.

If you want your woman to grow in her radiance health, happiness, love, beauty, power and depth, praise these qualities. Praise them daily. A number of times.

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The way a man penetrates the world should be the same way he penetrates his woman: not merely for personal gain or pleasure, but to magnify love, openness, and depth.

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If knowing the truth is sufficient for you, then practice the art of philosophy.

If only living the truth will suffice, then practice the art of love through your mind, your emotions, and your body.

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...you have the opportunity to free fall in this moment between birth and death, right through the hole of your fear, into the unthreatenable openess which is the source of your gifts. The superior man lives as this spontaneous sacrifice of love.

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We eventually learn that emotional closure is our own action.

We can be responsible for it. In any moment, we can choose to open or to close.

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Chronic dissatisfaction is how you sense that you are living a lie.

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The feminine in each of us longs for deeper love and tries to find it in intimate relationship, family, or friends.

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We're here to learn how to worship consciousness and radiance, evoke it in each other, and tolerate nothing less than our deepest love.

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The positive and negative poles of a battery create an electrical flow.

The masculine and feminine poles between people create a flow of sexual energy in motion.

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The only way to live free, the only way to live your life as an offering of love, is to feel everything fully and live open.

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Whatever is your present experience, you can recognize the spaciousness that allows it to be. You are this spaciousness, this awareness, this love. Deeper love and more spacious awareness is the best lesson you can get from any experience.

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Masculine and feminine aspects exist in all beings.

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Your suffering is shaped exactly by your refusal to open.

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We must see that we are afraid of the thing we most desire, and so we live a mediocre life, never bringing to consummation the primary impulse of our heart.

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Violence is always an effort toward greater freedom or love.

Openness is freedom and love. Even the most violent or self-destructive emotions are rooted in the heart's need for openness, to be free, to give and receive love.

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You are not only a man, you are a superior man: a man who does his best to live as love in the world and in his intimacy, a man whose heart remains open and whose truth remains strong.

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If your purpose is to liberate yourself and others into love and freedom, then you should do whatever magnifies the love and freedom in your life and in the lives of whom your actions affect.

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Every man knows that his highest purpose in life cannot be reduced to any particular relationship. If a man prioritizes his relationship over his highest purpose, he weakens himself, disserves the universe, and cheats his woman of an authentic man who can offer his full, undivided presence.

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If you are waiting for anything in order to live and love without holding back, then you suffer.

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A man with a weak Masculine is especially prone to despise and fear these qualities and may attempt to suppress the more destructive elements of the Feminine force in his partner.

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Your close men friends should be willing to challenge your mediocrity by suggesting a concrete action you can perform that will pop you out of your rut, one way or the other. And you must be willing to offer them your brutal honesty, in the same way, if you are all to grow.

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Every moment waited is a moment wasted.

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The masculine in each of us struggles for greater freedom and tries to achieve it through financial, creative, or political challenges.

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You should do whatever feels right in your deepest heart.

Feel deep as consciousness, open as water, now, and feel how to live with a wide-open heart. Feel how to live as love without bondage.

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Closing down in the midst of pain is a denial of a man's true nature.

A superior man is free in feeling and action, even amidst great pain and hurt. If necessary, a man should live with a hurting heart rather than a closed one. He should learn to stay in the wound of pain and act with spontaneous skill and love even from that place.

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When fear dissolves, you no longer separate yourself from this single flow of immense force. Love is continuity with infinite life force, a Oneness of being with no separation. Love is the key to opening to this flow of life force.

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Successfully completing a lesser purpose doesn't feel good very good for very long, because it is simply preparation for advancing toward a greater embodiment of your deeper purpose.

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But if we are truly happy inside, then age brings with it a maturity, a depth, and a power that only magnifies our radiance.

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Men who have lived significant lives are men who never waited: not for money, security, ease, or women.

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Your only real choices are to open fully and receive their gifts or crucify them and be relieved of their force...But you must be willing to feel your heart's terrors and wounds or else you will close and protect yourself, striking back at the source of openness you most yearn to become.

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