Archive for June 2016

82 Advices from Gurdjieff

I was fortunate enough  yesterday to come across a video on you tube entitled “82 advices from Gurdjieff for his daughter.”  So inspired was I today,  in recalling and practicing these sound words from this mystic master, that my day has been filled with excitement, light-heartedness, and an exalted sense of purpose.    May you…

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How Dreams May Be Made to Come True

How Dreams May Be Made to Come True (from Pathways to Perfect Living by Vernon Howard) Do you notice something interesting about the preceding ideas?  Do you see how many of them go against your present concepts?  That is good.  It means that they can produce the results opposite to those you have been getting.…

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You Can Know

You Can Know the Right Thing to Do (from Esoteric Path to a New Life by Vernon Howard) People constantly cry out, “But what shall I do?”  The answer is that you have nothing to do but be yourself, which means to stop being the stranger that goes around masquerading as you and spilling you…

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Shocks

Understanding Shocks and Self-Remembering in the Work (What follows was written by Maurice Nicoll in Psychological Commentaries on the Teachings of G.I. Gurdjieff and P.D. Ouspensky, book 3:) “It has been said that Self-Remembering gives a shock to the whole Being and actually provides better food for the cells of the body.  But we do…

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