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Abandon Human Effort (audio)

By Vernon Howard | January 7, 2019 | 2 Comments

A life saving excerpt by Vernon Howard, from The Mystic Path to Cosmic Power: *** Abandon Human Effort We remain weak as long as we cling to unhealthy attitudes.  What if a man bought a prize-winner steer and fed it all sorts of delicacies that he assumed the steer would like, rather than what nature decrees? …

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Abandon Human Effort (audio)

By Vernon Howard | January 7, 2019 | 2 Comments

A life saving excerpt by Vernon Howard, from The Mystic Path to Cosmic Power: *** Abandon Human Effort We remain weak as long as we cling to unhealthy attitudes.  What if a man bought a prize-winner steer and fed it all sorts of delicacies that he assumed the steer would like, rather than what nature decrees? …

Break Mechanical Thinking

By J Krishnamurti | December 26, 2018 | 3 Comments

“Comfort is one thing, and truth another; they lead away from each other.  If you seek comfort, you may find it in an explanation, a drug or a belief; but it will be temporary, and sooner or later you will have to begin over again.  And is there such a thing as comfort?  It may…

Win While Losing (audio)

By Murray Oxman | December 12, 2018 | 3 Comments

The following is an excerpt from Murray Oxman’s book, How to Tune Up Your Life: Tool 9 — Win While Losing: This is truly one of the most wondrous and important tools you could ever undertake. It’s all about letting everyone else win. We all love to straighten other people out — tell them what…

Soul-Searching

By J Krishnamurti | November 28, 2018 | 4 Comments

 If we are in a building and want to go up to the next floor, we walk over to the elevator, enter, make our request (push the “up” button), and the door closes, safely taking us up. It would be insane to stand in the middle of the lobby and make a request (nothing would…

First Leave the Old

By Vernon Howard | November 22, 2018 | 2 Comments

 Thank God and Truth for Vernon Howard, a true hero! The following is selected from Mystic Path to Cosmic Power: People don’t fail in their cosmic quest because they lack intelligence. The reason for failure can be illustrated by a case: A man living in an uncomfortable hut is told he has inherited a mansion,…

Come Wide Awake

By Vernon Howard | November 13, 2018 | 5 Comments

From the Mystic Path to Cosmic Power, by Vernon Howard, here are two simple yet profoundly great ways to change your day for the better — and the only requirement… putting your attention on them and noticing everything: Twenty Special Secrets Here are two: 1. When two people meet, the prize always goes to the…

Death is Stalking Us

By Carlos Castenada | November 5, 2018 | 3 Comments

“How can anyone feel so important when we know that death is stalking us? “…The thing to do when you are impatient is turn to your left and ask advice from your death.  An immense amount of pettiness is dropped if your death makes a gesture to you, or if you catch a glimpse of…

The Magician and the Sheep (audio)

By G. I. Gurdjieff | October 29, 2018 | 3 Comments

The following is a wonderful Parable as related by PD Ouspensky (from In Search of the Miraculous) on the basis of what GI Gurdjieff said.  It is a perfect description of our human situation on Earth —   “There is an Eastern tale which speaks of a very rich magician who had a great many…

Nothing to Fear in Fear Itself

By Vernon Howard | October 22, 2018 | 5 Comments

Sometimes what we really fear is feeling afraid. In this short passage, Vernon Howard explains that there is nothing to fear in fear itself. Isn’t it marvelous to be in a place where you can be just as scared as you actually are? All those hidden suppressed tremors, shakings, looking around at the world with…

“Your life belongs to you and you alone.”

By Steve | October 16, 2018 | 2 Comments

“Your life belongs to you and you alone.” -Vernon Howard. What a powerful quote by Vernon Howard…Your life should flow freely as a mountain brook. So don’t let a confused world tell you who you are. Don’t let anyone tell you who you should be. Learn not to fight reality, but be right in God’s…

Total Attention – Breaking Images

By J Krishnamurti | September 27, 2018 | 2 Comments

When talking to a friend, I noticed I was forming a screen of words between us. I was not really seeing her or even looking at her face in front of me. Rather, I was only seeing an image I had. Obviously this is no way to relate to another person. In his book Freedom…

Happiness Itself

By Vernon Howard | September 6, 2018 | 6 Comments

The first time I read a Vernon Howard book, I felt a load of bricks come off my back. I kept the book with me, and the moment I felt the slightest tugging of anxiety, I would refer to it and it never failed to set me on course in the right direction. I can’t…