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Come Wide Awake

By Vernon Howard | November 13, 2018 | 2 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…

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Self-Victory

By Vernon Howard | January 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Vernon Howard, in Esoteric Encyclopedia of Eternal Knowledge, talks about commanding your own mind. SELF -VICTORY It is possible for anyone to command his own mind.  We do not permit strangers to enter our home and destroy valuable possessions, so why permit negative thoughts to roam destructively around our minds?  You are no more required…

Do What You Don’t Want to Do

By J Krishnamurti | January 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

It has been emphasized by many great teachers that any attempt to ‘fix’ ourselves is not only futile, but counter productive to our spiritual growth.   Perhaps this compelling propensity we have is due to our arrogance; we don’t want to view ourselves as under very concrete and immutable laws of nature. It is as if…

Lights Along the Mystic Path

By Vernon Howard | January 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

If we are stressed out and unhappy, it is because we are not living from our True Self. Ponder these helpful ideas from Vernon Howard’s book  Cosmic Command to discover what has been waiting for us all along. *** A wise plan for knowing who you are is to first discover who you are not,…

Attract Your Good

By Vernon Howard | December 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

See the difference between thinking of the following ideas and thinking from them.  It is thinking from them that attracts your good. *** 1.  Choose not to be harmed–and you won’t feel harmed.  Don’t feel harmed–and you haven’t been. -Marcus Aurelius 2.  Let go.  Don’t hesitate to just let go.  Do not think or contrive…

Just Observe

By J Krishnamurti | December 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jiddu Krishnamurti comments on self-identifying, understanding and a mind deeply observant. *** Being aware does not mean learning and accumulating lessons from life; on the contrary, to be aware is to be without the scars of accumulated experience.  After all, when the mind merely gathers experience according to its own wishes, it remains very shallow,…

Revelation to Elevation

By Maurice Nicoll | December 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

This excerpt is by Maurice Nicoll, taken from The Psychological Commentaries on the Teaching of Gurdjieff and Ouspensky, Vol. 2.  It has to do with psychological entropy, or in other words, a state in which “We cannot apply ourselves to anything and so cannot take in any new impressions.  We never try to learn anything…

Angry?

By Vernon Howard | November 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

ANGRY? Recently I re-read Vernon Howard’s booklet,  Conquer Harmful Anger: 100 Ways.  It’s loaded with helpful insights into why we all suffer daily.  After reading on the internet of someone’s angry response to a life situation in which this person thought he was  helping himself, I realized that in reality he was hurting himself.  The…

Attract the Higher

By Vernon Howard | November 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

If we are stressed out and unhappy, it is because we are not living from our True Self. Ponder these helpful ideas from Vernon Howard’s book  Cosmic Command to discover what has been waiting for us all along. *** A wise plan for knowing who you are is to first discover who you are not,…

Abandon Human Effort

By Vernon Howard | November 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

A life saving excerpt by Vernon Howard, in  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…

You are New Every Moment

By Vernon Howard | November 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

We humans are in a very strange dilemma, and here it is.  We believe that we must bring about our own salvation through thinking.   The recognition that we need ‘saving’ is a true insight, but we then go on to try and figure out with our faulty mind, what we must do to bring this…

Rightful Rebellion

By Vernon Howard | October 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

When life presents something unexpected, most people cower, while the real part of them says, CHARGE!  Nothing is nicer than realizing you have hidden powers you forgot you had.  Being uneasy around others is totally unnecessary. Vernon Howard, in his short read “Your Power of Natural Knowing”  gives us some very good news.  Here’s a…

Break Mechanical Thinking

By J Krishnamurti | October 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

If you ever wondered why all the things you thought would make you happy never worked, read J. Krishnamurti’s short essay on why this is so: “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;…