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Overcoming Fear

Universal Tough Love

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The influential mythologist Joseph Campbell once offered this, “The Universe always strikes you at your weakest point because that’s what most needs strengthening.” Although the word ‘strike’ is an interesting choice, Campbell is relaying that the Universe perpetually offers us the chance to evolve. One might even say, It insists on it. Generally our fears are exaggerations of limitation in a landscape of infinite potentiality. Through fear we see the world as an unfair punch to the gut, a strike, yet the Universe will not stop showcasing one wondrous manifestation after another through cooperative lives. Its our choice to either abolish the…

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From Prevention to Transcension

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Often our spiritual journey starts as an act of prevention. We are in pain and we seek a solution to alleviate our turmoil, to transport ourselves to an improved lifestyle.  This is understandable. It is the reason most of us became avid journeymen on a spiritual path. Yet, as we grow in our awareness of spiritual principles, we will begin to understand that staying in the energy of prevention only perpetuates an experience where prevention is necessary. With too much focus on prevention as our cause, its need becomes our inevitable effect. Perhaps you’ve heard it this way, “Saving for a rainy day produces rainy days.” By all…

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Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled

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We were memorably told, “Let not your heart be troubled…” Every day on this fascinating journey of earthly life, we encounter situations that can trigger emotions of hurt, sorrow, and a host of fearful thoughts. The above loving invitation from the master teacher Jesus is a strong reminder for us to not let our hearts or our focus of attention remain troubled by outer conditions – to not linger in these triggers. The reasoning is that our evolving  personal consciousness is paralleled with our belief in God as omniscient. To be aware of the allness of Intelligence is to experience the allness of Intelligence.  To be aware…

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