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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Opening The Doors Of Your Heart

Little did they know that when I locked myself in my room, all I wanted was for someone to knock on  my door, no matter what hour it was. Little did they know that when I am out there mingling in  society, that all I want to do is have my own space - lock myself in my room, and, all I want is for  someone to knock on my door, no matter what hour it is. Little did I know, that, all I wanted was  some company, and I was locking the door. - heartIt is time to face the monsters you sleep with and unite with your friends who are waiting to hold your hand.

It is time to be honest with yourself and open the doors of your heart to everything that you believe in. (Even if it were a long time ago, when you were a child perhaps — without much worldly knowledge, but full of curious enthusiasm!)

You are your own locksmith — you, only, have the key, for you created its lock. You are the creator of your special space and the facilitator of its sharing. (more…)

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Your Soul Or Your Ego?

Your Ego whispers into your ear and tells you things to do that he can't do himself. Your Soul makes it loud and clear that you do not need to do anything for it is all here before you, done, and to celebrate!“Ego gets you inches but it doesn’t get you impact.” – Cameron Sinclair, Co-founder of Architecture for Humanity

How will we ever be happy, if we fail to witness the happiness that comes naturally from us?

And, instead obey an Imposter! who promises us that the title of happiness is a reward that must be earned.

Your ego is forever thirsty because he is too proud to sip from his own resources.

Your soul, your true self, knows of the eternal fountain springing inside, and is (more…)

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Why Your Instincts Are Your Wisest Teachers

Your instincts are one of your best teachers in life. Because, they focus only on one individual - You.“Follow your instincts. That’s where true wisdom manifests itself.”

Oprah Winfrey, Talk Show Host, Media Mogul, Author, Producer, Philanthropist

When you are thrown into the deep end, you automatically find solutions. Your instincts tell you stuff, they even do stuff for you, in order to survive.

Yet, I wonder why we have to wait until we fall into the deep end, before we start listening to our instincts.

Why not do that right now?

Your instincts come from you. They (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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What Is Ego? Who Is Controlling It?

 'You! Stop judging,' the judge demands. 'You, yourself are judging!' proclaims the other judge. This is Ego.

“If you want to reach a state of bliss, then go beyond your ego and the internal dialogue. Make a decision to relinquish the need to control, the need to be approved, and the need to judge. Those are the three things the ego is doing all the time. It’s very important to be aware of them every time they come up.”

Deepak Chopra, Writer/Author, Public Speaker, New Age/Spiritual Advocate

Ego is part of me. How can I deny that?

Even though I look at this side of me as the devil — he may only exist as a devil if (more…)

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How To Experience More From Each Moment

When you travel leave your knowledge behind so you may experience more. And when you return home, do the same. This way, you will always be travelling.

“The only Zen you can find on the tops of mountains is the Zen you bring up there.”

Robert M. Pirsig, Writer/Author, Philosopher

Travel and escapades, they happen every now and then.

Some of us prefer the travel, some of us, prefer the comfort of home. Some of us also prefer the to and fro, the transit.

Few of us will surf in synchrony upon the waves of change and experience more — each moment as it is, perfectly. It is a skill. (more…)

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Letting Silence Speak For You

Silence is where you speak the clearest. Silence is where you experience all that there is. For, herein, you face your honest self.“I think that no matter what you write, it requires being honest with oneself, and you have to pull yourself out of the whirlwind of daily life.”

Iris Chang, 1968 – 2004, Author, Journalist, Historian

Often, we find our thoughts clouded when they meet with responses and expressions of the world’s inevitable confusion. The world’s inevitable confusion is a cloud of energy by itself. I suspect it is created when we look for truth outside of ourselves. And, of course, it is a world of inevitable confusion — (more…)

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Steps To Eternity

We must experience eternity, one step at a time. Our lifetime is, one of those steps. - Steps to eternity“When time is spent. Eternity begins.”

Helen Hunt Jackson, a.k.a. ‘H.H.’, 1830 – 1885, Poet, Writer, National Activist (Native Americans, U.S.A.)

In archery, the minute you are distracted, the minute your vision, mind and body inclines outside of the target, the target is missed.

Such in life: Now is where all your energy must be spent, if not your energy will dissipate and you will be hidden from the one-shot shower of blessings created for you in that nowness. (more…)

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The Bridge That Connects You And Me

Self-awareness is the bridge between you and me.“People need to know that they have all the tools within themselves. Self-awareness, which means awareness of their body, awareness of their mental space, awareness of their relationships – not only with each other, but with life and the ecosystem.”

Deepak Chopra, Author, Public Speaker, Spiritual advocate

We are all trying to understand each other.

We are also trying to understand ourselves.

It is the same thing. (more…)

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Can Spirituality Be A Practical Way Of Living?

What is spirituality and what is the soul? It is the bridge between the heart and the mind - to discover, not to hold. - Practical Spirituality“We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.” – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, 1881 – 1955, Philosopher, Paleontologist

If we may cause discomfort, distress and hurt to others, then we may also be capable of causing discomfort, distress and hurt to ourselves. And if others may cause the same in us, they too will feel it.

Our natural connection with each other is what makes this possible. The truth is, we affect each other! (more…)

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