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Connect with the Universe

By Steve | January 18, 2022 |

Seek the higher, for it will seek you if you truly want the answers to life. These answers will not be your answers, and if you can see it, this is a very good thing. More of the same… no thanks. “Your” answers are very limited as you know. Today is the day to Break…

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sunset over western landscape

Connect with the Universe

By Steve | January 18, 2022 |

Seek the higher, for it will seek you if you truly want the answers to life. These answers will not be your answers, and if you can see it, this is a very good thing. More of the same… no thanks. “Your” answers are very limited as you know. Today is the day to Break…

Understanding the Higher View

By Steve | January 18, 2022 |

What if there is a better way to live with oneself? Paragraph from Murray Oxman’s Handbook “How to Read People like a Book.”

Entering newness

By Steve | January 3, 2022 |

Once you make the decision to leave the old you also, at that same moment, make the decision to find the new. So waste no more time, pack up and leave your old thoughts, your old reactions, all of your old ways behind. Now entertain the beautiful Truth that another world exists right at this…

Realizing it’s Time to move

By Steve | January 3, 2022 |

This is a New Year and so it’s time for a New You. It’s a great day when you decide to move away from your familiar self. Your whole day should be a learning experience, not a burning experience. We often get caught daily in reacting in a manner that cause us regrets and enormous…

I Begin With Simple Things

By J Krishnamurti | January 2, 2022 |

1-02-2022  I Begin With Simple Things Seeing the world, seeing humanity, the “me”, and the necessity of a total, radical revolution, how is it possible to bring it about? It can only be brought about when the observer no longer makes an effort to change, because he himself is part of what he tries to…

On Awakening from Sleep (audio)

By Maurice Nicoll | December 26, 2020 |

The following is an excerpt from one of Maurice Nicoll’s commentaries entitled:  ON AWAKENING FROM SLEEP.  It is from his 3rd book of “Psychological Commentaries on the Teachings of Gurdjieff and Ouspensky.” ON AWAKENING FROM SLEEP We are studying a system of ideas sometimes called esoteric Christianity and which amongst ourselves we call the Work.  This system…

A Note on Relaxation

By Maurice Nicoll | August 25, 2020 |

A Note on Relaxation (Maurice Nicoll, Psychological Commentaries on the Teachings of Gurdjieff and Ouspensky) It is a long time since we spoke about relaxing.  On several occasions in the past we were told that we had to relax and to practise relaxation every day. Of course this has become a familiar word having no…

Accomplishments

By Vernon Howard | August 16, 2020 |

                        (from Esoteric Encyclopedia of Eternal Knowledge by Vernon Howard) “A teacher said to his audience, ‘We have been studying together for six months.  By this time our intended accomplishments should be clear.  Please give them to me in single sentences.’  The students responded:…

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

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

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…

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…