Posts by Vernon Howard

Rise Above the Problem

Rise Above the Problem       (2 excerpts from Vernon Howard) “There may be times when a problem in finances or human relations seems like a mountain in comparison to the particle of truth you presently possess. Don’t believe it; not for one second. Behind that particle is the Whole Truth, which does not…

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Daily Exercise

Daily Exercise (by Vernon Howard)   Just sit in a quiet place and watch yourself. Notice the thoughts that stream through your mind, observe your emotional moods, be aware of your posture, notice whether you are relaxed or tense. Just be alert to everything possible, including the sound of a passing car or the smell…

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Thought Watching

Thought Watching (an excerpt from a Vernon Howard talk) “You concentrate at the start by taking a specific worry, a specific haunting. That person you know that you had a difficulty with in some way, I want you to notice how a picture of that person comes up into your mind, right? Physical picture. How…

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BE A PASSENGER ON THE BOAT

Be a Passenger on the Boat by Vernon Howard As long as you picture yourself as a pilot instead of as a passenger, you must by the nature of things, run into storms. The solution is astonishingly simple: all you have to do is be willing to give up your place at the helm. You…

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The Mystic Path is for Heroes

The Mystic Path is for Heroes (from The Mystic Path to Cosmic Power by Vernon Howard) Noticing our negativities is a curious process. It is like seeing a shadow and taking it as a frightening phantom. If you look closely, you see it as a mere shadow. But refusal to look at it perpetuates the…

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Awareness

We are so involved in our own drama that we miss out on reality.  Vernon Howard’s short talk and exercise helps you break out of your own nonsense.  Practice this: AWARENESS If you only knew how much others are secretly suffering, you would be very consciously tender to them. If you could only feel this…

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The Miraculous Message of Mysticism

The Miraculous Message of Mysticism by Vernon Howard, The Mystic Path to Cosmic Power   No conflict exists between mysticism and the established religions any more than there is disagreement among several lecturers who describe the same sunrise. Only their presentations are different. William James, the giant among American psychologists, harmonizes religion and mysticism like…

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The World Offers Itself to You

The World Offers Itself to You  Vernon Howard,  The Power of Your Supermind Let’s connect natural awareness with chronic feelings of tiredness, a common complaint of physically healthy people.  To do this we must frankly glance at a vital teaching of Supermind:  Nothing is more tiring than the dreadful human habit of fakery.  Schopenhauer espressed…

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Return to Basic Inner-life Exercises

Return to Basic Inner-life Exercises As you gain more and more knowledge about yourself and. therefore, what’s really going on out in the world, you find yourself turning to very basic exercises. Why?  Because of the inner gold that is hidden within.  Here’s one that will save you so much time and trouble.  From Vernon…

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Great is the Day

Great is the day when we are faced with a crisis we cannot avoid . This can bring us to a new understanding we would never have had by staying in our comfortable ways.  The good news is, we don’t have to wait for a big crisis to see the truth about ourselves. We can take…

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Qualify Yourself

  *** Qualify Yourself from Esoteric Encyclopedia of Eternal Knowledge by Vernon Howard The need to ‘let go’ is so fundamental to the inner adventure you should remind yourself of it often.  Just realize the necessity of abandoning whatever does no good, such as painful memories.  Who would refuse to do that?  It is a…

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Vital Information About the Way Out

The following excerpt is from Vernon Howard’s amazing book of practical formulas for inner enlightenment, There is a Way Out:     Vital Information About the Way Out 1.  Remain in the center of these wealthy teachings. 2.  Truth solves all human problems with equal ease. 3.  The past casts no shadows on a man…

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