2 Things You Have To Make Life Happen

It's not about what you have. It's about what you do with it.“There is a difference between knowing the path and walking the path” 

– Taken from – The Matrix, movie, 1999, written by The Wachowskis (Lana Wachowski and Andrew Paul “Andy” Wachowski)

Spirituality is practical:

Two words, often viewed to be contrary to each other… Two sides of the same coin, that cannot exist without each other…

When there is nothing believed, there is nothing to do. When there is nothing to do, there is nothing believed. It is like the vehicle and the fuel. You Have Both… (more…)

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Cast Your Struggles On The Sky

Surely, my struggles must be smaller than the entire Universe and her capacity to accommodate them and a zillion others.“Happiness is not a brilliant climax to years of grim struggle and anxiety. It is a long succession of little decisions simply to be happy in the moment.”

J. Donald Walters, a.k.a. Swami Kriyananda, 1926 – 2013, Author, Lecturer, Music Composer, Founder of Ananda (Global Spiritual Community)

When I was little, I used to place all my struggles in my hand, hold it up and look at the sky. Zillions of stars and planets I could see embedded within its carpet… the infinite sky.

I compared them both and found my (more…)

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Making The Most Of Your Freedom

You may do whatever you want, unless you choose not to. - Freedom“I have no choice about whether or not I have Parkinson’s. I have nothing but choices about how I react to it. In those choices, there’s freedom to do a lot of things in areas that I wouldn’t have otherwise found myself in.”

Michael J. Fox, Actor/Comedian, Author, Activist

Freedom of choice will always be yours.

Also, the freedom of non-choice.

Your situation is the stage, circumstance the audience, the performance — You — your choice and how you react to it. (more…)

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Finding The Gifts In Suffering

Give me a dollar and I will be happy. Give me a billion dollars and I will be suspicious, scared and wary. Such is human nature. Such is human suffering - we have it all, yet we are untrusting.

“We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.”

Winston Churchill, 1874 – 1965, Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Nobel Prize Winner (Literature), Historian

You are like a free herbivore, with acres of greens across you to devour upon. All yours.

You are like a child with a hundred shades of colors moving before your eyes that stimulate you. All yours.

You may run free, but you may not trust the world outside of your gates, now.  (more…)

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What Fear Does Not Want You To Know

Dance with your fears, that is what it is teaching you to do. Unless you run away, of course then  you will be dancing to your fears.“Ultimately we know deeply that the other side of every fear is freedom.”

– Marilyn Ferguson, 1938 – 2008, Author, Public Speaker

There is no need to shiver and squirm in the face of fear.  Fear is a child of ego. They seek our attention; to them the highest form of attention is our suffering. And ironically, the more we ignore fear, the more we reject it — the more important it feels — because we are giving them so much of our energy! It takes more muscles to frown and cry than to smile. (more…)

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What Makes You A Hero?

A hero is someone who has faith and practices it with the willingness to fall hard in order to rise enlightened - just in time, before hitting the rock bottom.“A hero is someone who, in spite of weakness, doubt or not always knowing the answers, goes ahead and overcomes anyway.” – Christopher Reeve, 1952 – 2004, ‘Superman – motion picture’ icon, Actor, Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Author, Activist

You have within you a courage so deep and protective, that the only thing left to do is to freefall — fall freely.

A hero is free.

A hero is not afraid of falling. A hero is not worried about failing. A hero does not (more…)

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How To Create Your Reality

Be what you want to see. Creation is reality. - Create your reality“Our eyes are not viewers, they’re also projectors that are running a second story over the picture that we see in front of us all the time.”
Jim Carrey, Comedian, Actor, Screenwriter, Producer, Public Speaker, Artist

Circumstances are the different colors of paint.

This life is your canvas.

Its paintbrush — You!

And you wouldn’t want it any other way!

There is no stopping in what you want to do. Amongst the myriad shades of your (more…)

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Get Out Of Your Mind And Into Your Life

The child, the artist, the maniac, the mourner- are blessed, because they have relinquished or are in the process of relinquishing the agonizing power to control this world. They are embracing themselves as they are and the world as it is. - true life

Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.”

– The Holy Bible, Matthew 5:4

The true life yields itself to those who are curious of what they want to experience. Not just to whom who has knowledge.

What you know may be your barrier for what you want to know.

What you want to know, is, present before you, here in your life ongoing, active, at play, in this moment! (more…)

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