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Tag Archives: True Self

Contemplation and Right Action

If contemplation doesn’t lead to genuine action, then it remains only navel-gazing and self-preoccupation. Continue Reading Contemplation and Right Action

Leaving the Garden

Faith is trusting that an intrinsic union exists between us and God. Continue Reading Leaving the Garden

The Zealots and the Pharisees

The question becomes: How can I know the greater truth, work through the anger, and still be a life-giving presence? Continue Reading The Zealots and the Pharisees

Responding Instead of Reacting

I believe we are made for love, that our natural abiding place is love, and that we in fact are love. Continue Reading Responding Instead of Reacting

A Riverbed of Mercy

God-in-us is a riverbed of mercy that underlies all the flotsam and jetsam that flows over it and soon passes away. Continue Reading A Riverbed of Mercy

Transformation and the True Self: Weekly Summary

Your True Self is a tiny flame of this Universal Reality that is Love itself, God’s very self. Continue Reading Transformation and the True Self: Weekly Summary

Pruning Open the True Self

God yearns for us to live wholeheartedly as the beautiful, beloved individuals we are created to be. Continue Reading Pruning Open the True Self

The Temple Within

When we open the door and go inside, God is there in the temple of our soul. Continue Reading The Temple Within

Letting Go of the False Self

When we are connected to the Whole, we no longer need to protect or defend the mere part. Continue Reading Letting Go of the False Self

A Stirring of the Soul

When we are finally willing to meet “what is”—real change and transformation become possible. Continue Reading A Stirring of the Soul

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