General

The Way to Peace

wisdom, retreat, peace, enlightenment"For he that hath, to him shall be given: and he that hath not, from him shall be taken even that which he hath." ~ Jesus, the Christ

Everyone can be one who "has", and I know the way because…

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Unnecessary Punishment

When my mind was immature, I believed that punishment was something meted out by external forces.

But now that I'm experienced in wisdom, I know that punishment is the natural and immediate response to wanting what is not and resisting…

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Unity

When Unity was only a concept for me, it appeared that I needed to get other people on board with that concept.

But now that Unity has permeated my mind, it's clear that nothing else is needed. 

Ego is No Problem

Ego is not a problem for me. But ego that runs me without the overview of my love can sure make illusions of problems seem real.

Blessings!

Forgiveness is not Permissive

Just because I can allow forgiveness for any and all trespasses, it doesn't meanPhoto Jun 21, 6 57 57 AM that I've become permissive.

For instance, when I believed that my mom's ex-partner was unforgivable for having sexually violated me, that made me into a victim/survivor.…

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Other People’s Judgment

It's not that I don't care what people think of me. It's just that forgivenessOther People's Judgment absolves any fear of how I might receive their point of view.

Having received the gift of forgiveness, other people's points of view are important and…

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Appreciation

Yesterday I was hanging out nibbling on some jelly beans when I offered some to a few of my friends who were sitting nearby. Both of them told me that they used to eat jelly beans, but it's something they…

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Perception and Judgment

Yesterday I went hiking in a bathing suit and hiking boots. I thought the combo looked funny, but I decided I didn't mind.

When I mentioned that the bathing suit and hiking boots look funny, someone told me that was…

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Negativity

I value making room for exactly what's coming up. If negativity is coming up, then for me, it's there to be experienced exactly as it is. In my experience, this is how experience is integrated, and intuition is allowed to…

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The Experience of Challenge

The experience of being challenged is only a challenge to your conditioning - the ideas upon which your sense of self is made up.

But you are never challenged directly, and when this is recognized in the midst of challenging…

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