Archive for March 2019

Do What You Don’t Want to Do

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…

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Unconscious Attitudes

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.…

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Life Lessons

  Here is a beautiful lesson about Life impressions from Vernon Howard in The Mystic Path to Cosmic Power : Life Lessons “What kind of impression are you making on yourself?  It is self-enriching to find out. Every twenty-four hours you receive thousands of positive and negative impressions.  They come from outside and within.  You…

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Revelation to Elevation

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…

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