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Inner and Outer

Inner and Outer

By Vernon Howard | July 9, 2020 |

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…

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Inner and Outer

Inner and Outer

By Vernon Howard | July 9, 2020 |

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…

Light of Self-Honesty

Light of Self-Honesty

By Vernon Howard | May 30, 2020 |

The Light of Self-Honesty Keith stated, “All of us sense the power of self-honesty.  How can we make it work for us?” “When  a man takes an unpleasant fact about himself as a fact, and not as a hurtful criticism, it ceases to be a fact.  This is mental magic.  Suppose a deceitful man is…

Pure Observation

Pure Observation

By J Krishnamurti | May 17, 2020 |

Pure Observation What follows are excerpts by Jiddu Krishnamurti regarding Pure Observation:  that is, observation without the accumulation of an ‘Observer’; without the one who criticizes, holds accounts and judges. Questioner: How is one to empty the past? Krishnamurti: You cannot. You empty the past totally when there is no observer. It is the observer who…

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Slow Down to What Is

By J Krishnamurti | April 13, 2020 |

Most always we rush through our lives, never paying proper attention to our thoughts and beliefs.  Sadly, we find ourselves tired and irritable at the end of the day.  If we’ll slow down a little, we can become aware of these thoughts before they take root in our minds and potentially ruin our lives. In Freedom…

Break Out!

Break Out!

By Steve | March 13, 2020 |

“Break out of wrong thinking & you will breakout of every problem you have.” Vernon Howard. Don’t remain a victim of your wrong thinking. Kick it out!

The Single-Most Important Question Any Human Being Can Ask

The Single-Most Important Question Any Human Being Can Ask

By Vernon Howard | March 8, 2020 |

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…

Five Magic Steps

Five Magic Steps

By Vernon Howard | February 17, 2020 |

Your Five Magic Steps to Truly Victorious Living (an excerpt from Pathways to Perfect Living by Vernon Howard) Esoteric wisdom quickly defeats whatever now defeats you.  To gain this wisdom, let’s examine the five steps to victory: 1. The Event 2. The Disturbance 3. The Endurance 4. The Awakening 5. The Victory Presently, you may…

Accept the Correction (audio)

Accept the Correction (audio)

By Vernon Howard | January 27, 2020 |

ACCEPT THE CORRECTION (Excerpt from a talk by Vernon Howard) Have you noticed how comfortable this society that you live in is with its wrongness?  Real slow now, so you can see the whole story.  Have you noticed how comfortable people are in their misery? Think of the word ‘settled’,  that will make it clear. …

A Secret that Never Fails

A Secret that Never Fails

By Murray Oxman | December 30, 2019 |

A Secret that Never Fails to Work by Murray Oxman “At one time or another, when reflecting on our lives, we’ve all had the inkling that there’s something missing – something not quite right here.  The reason all doesn’t seem well is – it isn’t.  Our usual reaction is to go about searching for something…

Authentic Individuality

Authentic Individuality

By Maurice Nicoll | December 3, 2019 |

Authentic Individuality (A chapter from Maurice Nicoll’s  Psychological Commentaries on the Teachings of GI Gurdjieff and PD Ouspensky, Book 3) “We have to acknowledge and accept all sides of ourselves, because only through the acknowledgement, the acceptance, the consciousness of all sides of ourselves can we advance at all.  This is exactly what broadens our…

Another Way

Another Way

By Vernon Howard | November 18, 2019 |

As a child and young adult,  I was surrounded by people who were suffering terribly, yet assured me that if  I continued on the path they had followed, I would eventually reach a place of relief and peace.  Even though it was apparent to me at the time that they had not attained that ‘good…

Truth is a Pathless Land

Truth is a Pathless Land

By J Krishnamurti | November 2, 2019 |

Truth is a Pathless Land The Order of the Star in the East was founded in 1911 to proclaim the coming of the World Teacher.  J Krishnamurti, the anticipated and pronounced World Teacher, was made Head of the Order.  On August 3, 1929, the opening day of the annual Star Camp at Ommen, Holland, Krishnamurti…