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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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Put an End to Your Suffering

By Vernon Howard | June 22, 2018 | 2 Comments

Put an End to Your Suffering Vernon Howard (an excerpt from a 1980 interview) Want to hear something different? Think very carefully and very deeply of what it means to face yourself inwardly until it hurts. Where am I, where are you, where is someone else hiding something inside; hiding it inwardly while outwardly pretending…

Awareness of Unawareness is Awareness

By J Krishnamurti | June 14, 2018 | 3 Comments

Sometimes it takes a while to see that there is nothing I can add to myself to make me more aware and conscious. But if I watch myself in action, without condemning or judging, I may find I’m asleep most of the time. Krishnamurti gives a great example of this. “Can you practice awareness? If…

Individuality

By Murray Oxman | June 3, 2018 | 1 Comment

I love this excerpt from Murray Oxman’s insightful best seller, How to Read People Like a Book: Individuality: Once upon a time there was a flock of sheep grazing on a beautiful hillside of dark green grass in Utah. One fine day one of the newly matured male sheep looked about and noticed that all…

Sign a Peace Treaty

By Vernon Howard | May 21, 2018 | 4 Comments

  Here’s a snippet of a talk by Vernon Howard on  4/20/1986: “Just don’t love war anymore. You’re all engaged in it, and you know what warfare is. It’s attacking, it’s an attempt to hurt, injure and kill, and it’s getting wounded in return. You are engaged in violent inner warfare. This warfare consists of any…

Arouse Yourself to Lose

By Vernon Howard | May 10, 2018 | 3 Comments

Arouse Yourself to Lose  (Vernon Howard) REJOICE everytime someone passes you, gets the advancement, the romance. REJOICE every time they pass you up, until you are in last place. And stay there until you see you should have done it years ago. NO MORE WINNING, only conscious losing…. of all your false values. DON’T BELIEVE…

You Can Live in Natural Newness

By Vernon Howard | April 28, 2018 | 2 Comments

You Can Live in Natural Newness – Vernon Howard Asked Dr. Richard D., “How can we free the mind from a negative thought which tries to invade and injure us?” Answer: “By letting it go the instant it appears. People cling to negative thoughts because they love their nervous vibrations, which is false life. Sacrifice…

Higher Understanding

By Vernon Howard | April 21, 2018 | 1 Comment

Higher Understanding (by Vernon Howard) When you begin to see that you have created your world in your own image, it will shock you. Here is an exercise for you – when you are pained (I can’t begin to tell you what a marvelous change this will make in your life) – every time you…

Humiliation is Your Salvation (audio)

By Vernon Howard | April 6, 2018 | 1 Comment

For a Truth-Seeker, nothing is ever wasted. Each physical disturbance, personal conflict, life crisis; in short, every troubling event in our lives has special meaning for us. In fact, anything that can shake us out of our everyday, hum-drum stupor is irreplaceable. More than anything else, it is our very pain and suffering that can…

Imagination and Vanity

By Maurice Nicoll | March 26, 2018 | 5 Comments

I was doing my chores this morning and noticed that the mind was not satisfied being there. It wanted to lure me away from the present moment. In the following excerpt from The Psychological Commentaries on the Teaching of Gurdjieff and Ouspensky, Book 2, Maurice Nicoll speaks on the danger of imagination. *** We all…

How Self-Insight Advances

By Vernon Howard | March 18, 2018 | 4 Comments

How Self-Insight Advances (from There is a Way Out by Vernon Howard) “‘Tell us something about the process of self-enlightenment.’ “Happily, one insight leads to the next. See how uncomfortable you are with people and you see how you have unnecessarily made yourself their slave. See the need to stop pretending and you see how to end…

Just One Thing Happening

By Vernon Howard | March 6, 2018 | 4 Comments

                                                                                 Just One Thing Happening (an excerpt from a Vernon Howard lecture) Shall I tell you…

Sex & Sweethearts

By Vernon Howard | February 14, 2018 | 1 Comment

There are definite and unbreakable laws governing sex and  sweethearts.  The wise man or woman can save years of grief by learning to live from them.  Here are four of these rules from SEX and SWEETHEARTS by Vernon Howard. 1.  A high-level person and a low-level person may make contact but they cannot form a…