Eventually, you will come to understand that love heals everything, and love is all there is.— Gary Zukav
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The opposite of love is not hate. It is fear.
The winter solstice has always been special to me as a barren darkness that gives birth to a verdant future beyond imagination, a time of pain and withdrawal that produces something joyfully inconceivable, like a monarch butterfly masterfully extracting itself from the confines of its cocoon, bursting forth into unexpected glory.
Please... tell me who you are and what you want. And if you think those are simple questions, keep in mind that most people live their entire lives without arriving at an answer.
A power struggle collapses when you withdraw your energy from it.
Power struggles become uninteresting to you when you change your intention from winning to learning about yourself.
The amount of stress in your life is determined by how much energy you expend resisting your life.
Reverence is an attitude of honoring life.
Reverence automatically brings forth patience. Reverence permits non-judgemental justice. Reverence is a perception of the soul.
Changing the world begins with the very personal process of changing yourself, the only place you can begin is where you are, and the only time you can begin is always now.
Your emotional reactions to the evil you encounter and your judgments of it show you what you need to change in yourself. Changing those parts of your personality that judge, react in fear, and cannot love into acceptance, fearlessness, and love is the journey you were born to make.
The pains that you suffer, the loneliness that you encounter, the experiences that are disappointing or distressing, the addictions and seeming pitfalls of your life are each doorways to awareness. Each offers you an opportunity to see beyond the illusion that serves as the balancing and growth of your soul.
Your experiences are not limited to what you have created in the past
Before it incarnates, each soul enters into a sacred contract with the Universe to accomplish certain things. It enters into this commitment in the fullness of its being. Whatever the task that your soul has agreed to, all of the experiences of your life serve to awaken within you the memory of that contract, and to prepare you to fulfill it.
When our actions create discord in another person, we, ourselves, in this lifetime or another, will feel that discord. Likewise, if our actions create harmony and empowerment in another, we also come to feel that harmony and empowerment.
The great soul is the person who has taken on the task of change.
If he or she is able to transcend fear, to act out of courage, the whole group will benefit and each one, in his or her own life, will be suddenly more courageous, though they may not see how or why.
If we perceived life with reverence, we would stand in awe at the experience of physical life and walk the earth in a very deep sense of gratitude.
Be mindful of the words that you use and the actions that you live and who you are and how it is you use your power. Keep clear at all times that you are what you say you are.
If you choose to forgive someone who has wronged you rather than to hate that person, you shift the frequency of your Light.
Clarity is the ability to see the soul in action in the physical world.
Forgiveness means that you do not carry the baggage of an experience.
You cannot find your soul with your mind, you must use your heart.
You must know what you are feeling. If you don't know what you are feeling, you will create unconsciously. If you are unconscious of an aspect of yourself; if it operates outside your field of awareness, that aspect has power over you.
Try to realize, and truly realize, that what stands between you and a different life are matters of responsible choice.
You must distinguish between what is urgent and what is important.
You could accomplish all of the urgent things that you desire without accomplishing anything that is important.
The loving personality seeks not to control, but to nurture, not to dominate, but to empower.
When you die, you don’t go to sleep.
You go home to nonphysical reality, and you are very much awake.
Trust allows you to give. Giving is abundant. As you give so it shall be given to you. If you give with judgment, limitation and stinginess, that is what you will create in your life - judgment, limitation, and stinginess.
Knowledge is power, and for each level of knowledge, you are held responsible for how you use it.
Allow yourself to experience what it is to learn step by step the freedom that comes from being unattached to the outcome, but operating from an empowered heart.
There is no difference between acute schizophrenia and a world at war.
It is not until you have the courage to engage in human relationships that you grow.
Most people use their energy attempting to rearrange circumstances that trigger painful emotions. Changing external circumstances will not change your rigid patterns of emotional response. That requires looking at the patterns themselves.
To experience relationships of substance and depth requires approaching and entering into relationships with consciousness and concern for the other.
What we call evil is the absence of Light, of love, in all cases.
The place to begin the task of eliminating evil is within yourself.
A joyous person abounds with energy and feels buoyant, because he or she is running a higher frequency current of energy through his or her system.
We need truth to grow in the same way that we need vitamins, affection and love.
An authentically empowered person is humble.
This does not mean the false humility of one who stoops to be with those who are below him or her. It is the inclusiveness of one who responds to the beauty of each soul. ... It is the harmlessness of one who treasures, honours and reveres life in all its forms.
Perfectionism is a perpetual flight into an illusory future that cannot be attained.
When the pain of continuing exceeds the pain of stopping, a threshold is crossed. What seemed unthinkable becomes thinkable.
Spiritual growth requires the development of inner knowing and inner authority.
It requires the heart, not the intellect.
No two people have the same reality
Eventually, you will come to understand that love heals everything, and love is all there is. The journey may take many lifetimes, but you will complete it. It is impossible not to complete it. It is not a question of if but of when. Every situation you create serves this purpose. Every experience you encounter serves this purpose.
When you welcome your emotions as teachers, every emotion brings good news, even the ones that are painful.
The human emotional system can be broken down into roughly two elements: fear and love. Love is of the soul. Fear is of the personality.
There is not one soul on this planet, whether it is a person living in Ethiopia, or in Florida, or in Canada, whose life is not as complex and as rich as your own.
Love is not a passive state. It is an active force. It is the force of the soul.
When fear ceases to scare you, it cannot stay.
You do not stop losing power by refusing to recognize your fear, by anesthetizing yourself to what you feel. The road to authentic power is always through what you feel through your heart.
Can you be compassionate even to those who have no compassion? If so, there is no finer karma that you can create.
The commitment to love always transforms, heals, and opens new avenues of creativity.
The only permanent and constructive changes you can make in the world are the changes that you make in yourself.