The Fifth Insight: The Message of the Mystics
James Redfield, the author of the Celestine Prophecy, gives us principles in the form of 12 insights which assist in the interpretation of the universal laws that govern the unseen spiritual world, just as scientists assist us in understanding the physical realm.
The fifth of these insights is called [...]
Fortunately, all fears are learned; no one is born with fears. Fears can therefore be unlearned by practicing self discipline repeatedly with regard to fear until it goes away.
The most common fears that we experience, which often sabotage all hope for success, are the fears of failure, poverty, and loss of money. These fears cause people [...]
How to maintain your well-being.
BUDDHISM HAS LONG ARGUED for the tremendous potential for transformation that exists naturally in the human mind. To this end, the tradition has developed a wide range of contemplative techniques, or meditation practices, aimed specifically at two principal objectives—the cultivation of a compassionate heart and the cultivation of deep insights into the [...]
ONLY A FEW DECADES AGO, Western medicine viewed the body as a machine whose parts would inevitably break down until they could no longer be repaired. Medical students were taught that random chemical reactions determined everything that happened in the body, the mind and body were separate and independent from each other, and our health [...]
The greatest gift that you could ever give to another is your own happiness, for when you are in a state of joy, happiness, or appreciation, you are fully connected to the Stream of pure, positive Source Energy that is truly who you are. And when you are in that state of connection, anything [...]
First decide why you need it.
WHEN YOU’RE READY TO make a change in your life, to break a lifelong pattern that is holding you back, one necessary ingredient you’ll need is a solid, rational reason for that change. Your desire to break any ingrained habit needs to be paired with a solid reasoning process that registers [...]
ONE OF THE PIVOTAL MOMENTS in Jack’s transformation from small-town boy from West Virginia to engaged world citizen occurred on July 25, 1965, at the Newport Folk Festival in Newport, Rhode Island. This happened to be the festival at which Bob Dylan used an electric guitar to play his folk songs for the first time. The [...]
Four keys to a fulfilling life.
THERE ARE THOUSANDS OF AGREEMENTS you have made with yourself, with other people, with your dream of life, with God, with society, with your parents, with your spouse, with your children. But the most important agreements are the ones you made with yourself. In these agreements you tell yourself who you [...]