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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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Inner and Outer

By Vernon Howard | October 12, 2015 | 1 Comment

By watching my day and seeing how life unfolds, I notice the inner and outer world are exactly the same.  Vernon Howard speaks on this in Esoteric Encyclopedia of Eternal Knowledge: Inner and Outer ‘There is a teaching I wish to grasp more fully,’ stated Alan. ‘The inner and the outer are the same.  What…

Facing Violence

By J Krishnamurti | October 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Looking through the J Krishnamurti online archive, I came across the following excerpt entitled Facing Violence. I read it several times in order to grasp the depth of understanding presented here.  You might do the same. *** Sir, take violence.  Again, let us think that thought through.  First, I do not like to acknowledge that…

Life Lessons

By Vernon Howard | September 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Many Many Lessons of Life OK, so you have been on the planet long enough to know that eating something grown organically over eating something that has been grown and bathed in chemicals is better.  It’s a no-brainer – common sense knows.  You also understand that you can’t spend more money than you take…

Identification

By Vernon Howard | September 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

  What is identification?  Vernon Howard explains it perfectly in Esoteric Encyclopedia of Eternal Knowledge: IDENTIFICATION Begin today to comprehend the enormously important idea called identification.  Your understanding will sweep away a thousand difficulties in a flash. To identify means to believe that something gives you an identity of some kind.  You can identify with…

Essence and Personality

By Maurice Nicoll | August 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

I was very moved by Maurice Nicholl’s writing on Essence and Personality in The Psychological Commentaries on the Teachings of G.I. Gurdjieff and P.D. Ouspensky, Vol 3. The following excerpt shook me to the core. What I understood at one point in my life, is now seen anew. And I suspect that 5 years from…

Live with Yourself as You Actually Are

By J Krishnamurti | August 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Live with Yourself as You Actually Are Most of us have been brought up in society to want to feel a part of something; to belong to this or that group — giving us the sensing that our lives really matter and that we are not alone in the world. As Jiddu Krishnamurti so eloquently…

The Single-Most Important Question Any Human Being Can Ask

By Vernon Howard | August 1, 2015 | 3 Comments

The Single-Most Important Question Any Human Being Can Ask         (an excerpt from a talk given by Vernon Howard)   “Am I willing as a human being here on this earth to understand that I’m living in unconscious self-conceit, and do I want to go above that? Now there it is! You…

Unconscious Attitudes

By Vernon Howard | July 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Life can be very confusing and frustrating when we believe in ‘nice’ and ‘helpful’ people. Almost always, we find their nature is the exact opposite of what it appears to be on the surface. Vernon Howard offers us perfect protection: *** “This world that you live in is not governed by human beings at all.…

Win While Losing (audio)

By Murray Oxman | July 13, 2015 | 0 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…

Look in the Right Place for Help

By J Krishnamurti | June 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

This is an action that we resist because we have been taught since birth that the answers lie outside ourselves. Jiddu Krishnamurti says it very clearly: “In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth…

First Leave the Old

By Vernon Howard | May 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

I’m so grateful for the wealth of knowledge that Vernon Howard left for us. Unfortunately, I didn’t have the blessed opportunity to attend his talks, but what an amazing body of spiritual guidance is available in his books and taped lectures. Thank God and Truth for Vernon Howard, a true hero! The following is selected…

How to Feel Great Every Minute

By Vernon Howard | May 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

How to Feel Great Every Minute …Don’t hesitate to challenge any negative feelings you discover within yourself. That is a giant step toward their dismissal. Over many years of lecturing and counseling, I find many people hesitant to question their negative condition. They fear there may not be an answer. But we must dare to…