Sunday, August 31, 2014

Daily Quotations

2014-08-31
Mental conflict is often just a confusion between the function of the specific versus the function of the general.
Trying to make the general into the specific and vice versa will create inner conflict.
Trying to make the general serve as the specific and vice versa will create inner conflict.
No amount of specific examples can satisfy the obsessive compulsive’s need to have the general reassurance that they want.

No amount of general ideas can satisfy the worrywart’s need to have the specific reassurances that they want.

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Daily Quotations

2014-08-30
Are you living your fears and not your dreams?
Are you living your ego and not your authentic self?
Are you living your religion and not your spirituality?
Are you living your conditioning and not your unconditioned mind and heart?

Are you living your family’s dreams and not your own abilities, talents, and skills?

Friday, August 29, 2014

Daily Quotations

2014-08-29
When someone says, “I don’t mean to be rude, but …,” you can be sure that person has a habit of acting rudely.
When someone says, “I don’t want to be crude, but …,” you can be sure that person has a habit of speaking crudely.
When someone says, “I wont’ be legalistic about it, but …,” you can be sure that person has a habit of acting legalistically.
When someone says, “I don’t want to appear stupid, but …,” you can be sure that person has a habit of appearing stupid.

When someone says, “I don’t want to be sarcastic, but …,” you can be sure that person has a habit of acting sarcastically.

Daily Quotations

2014-08-28
Sentiment is selfish.
Sentiment’s a swamp.
Sentiment is not love.
Sentiment is not noble.

Sentiment is not kindness.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Daily Quotations

2014-08-27
If you sense bad or negative energy, then give yourself permission to change the channel.
If your intuition tells you that some event will turn out badly, then give yourself permission to change the channel.
If your gut tells you that this will be an unproductive conflict, then give yourself permission to change the channel.
If you sense bad or negative vibrations, emotions, or intentions, then give yourself permission to change the channel.

If a calm and soft inner voice tells you that something is not good, then give yourself permission to change the channel.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Daily Quotations

2014-08-26
Your thoughts do not change you, they change your ego.
Your thoughts do not change who you are, they change who you think you are.
Your thoughts do not change your life, they change your illusions and delusions.
Your thoughts do not change what your life is, they change what you think your life is.

Your thoughts do not change your options or possibilities, but they can change what options or possibilities you recognize.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Daily Quotations

2014-08-25
All human action is intentional action.
Living action cannot exist without intention.
There are no accidents, there are only suppressed intentions.
There is no forgetting, there is only the intention to forget.

There is no “I was just kidding,” there is only the intention to hurt someone’s feelings or to feel superior.

Daily Quotations

2014-08-24
Regarding your thoughts as being their own source, keeps your thoughts running you.
Regarding your thoughts as having intelligence of their own, keeps your thoughts owning you.
Regarding your thoughts as having thoughts of their own, keeps your thoughts thinking as you.
Regarding your thoughts as having a life of their own, keeps your thoughts feeding on your life.

Regarding your thoughts as having awareness of their own, keeps your thoughts hijacking your awareness.

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Daily Quotations

2014-08-23
Contempt prior to investigation maintains ignorance.
Contempt prior to investigation guarantees ignorance.
Contempt prior to investigation safeguards ignorance.
Contempt prior to investigation is the path of ignorance.

Contempt prior to investigation is the friend of ignorance.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Daily Quotations

2014-08-22
The more you focus on thinking, the less you focus on experiencing.
The more importance you put on your thoughts, the less importance you put on your intuition.
The more importance you put on your thoughts, the less importance you put on what your gut tells you.
The more importance you put on your thoughts, the less importance you put on where your heart wants to take you.

The more importance you put on your thoughts, the less importance you put on experience, reality, actuality, what is, here and now, and existence.

Daily Quotations

2014-08-21
Experience power, not thought.
Experience energy, not thought.
Experience sensing, not thought.
Experience awareness, not thought.

Experience consciousness, not thought.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Daily Quotations

2014-08-20
Experience emotion, not thought.
Experience intuition, not thought.
Experience sensation, not thought.
Experience perception, not thought.

Experience apprehension, not thought.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Daily Quotations

2014-08-19
It is said that if you change your thoughts, then you change your life; however, you only change your ego.
It is said that if you change your thoughts, then you change your life; however, you only change your illusions and fantasies.
It is said that if you change your thoughts, then you change your life; however, you only change your distortions and delusions.
It is said that if you change your thoughts, then you change your life; however, you only change your misperceptions and maya.

It is said that if you change your thoughts, then you change your life; however, you only change your virtual reality world that no one else shares.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Daily Quotations

2014-08-18
A negative mind cannot recognize the positive.
A negative mind cannot build a positive life.
A negative mind cannot discover a positive life.
A negative mind cannot help you to overcome a negative life.

A negative mind cannot help others to build, discover, realize, or find a positive life.

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Daily Quotations

2014-08-17
We pick fruit early, and complain that it is not sweet.
We read poetry before we have sensibility, and complain that it has no purpose.
We study philosophy before we have internal experience, and complain that it is obscure.
We go to art museums before we have an open heart, and complain that it does not affect us.
We read psychology before we have awareness of our self-talk, and complain that it is too intellectual.

We hear about spirituality before we have experience of spirit in and around us, and complain that it is not real.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Daily Quotations

2014-08-16
Silly science childishly believes that whatever it cannot explain does not exist.
Silly science childishly believes that whatever it cannot measure does not exist.
Silly science childishly believes that whatever it cannot understand does not exist.
Silly science childishly believes that if it can fantasize alternate universes, then they must exist.

Silly science childishly believes that if it can theorize butterflies causing tornadoes, then it must be a fact.

Daily Quotations

2014-08-15
The dirt you throw at others comes from the ground you stand on.
The dirt you throw at others comes from digging a hole under your feet.
The dirt you throw at others is located inside your ego.
The dirt you throw at others you collect and store in your alter ego.

The dirt you throw at others comes from your dirty heart, soul, and mind.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Daily Quotations

2014-08-14
If you are starving, then everything is either food or not food.
If you are dying, then everything is either about life or death.
If you are rich or capitalistic, then everything is either to increase or decrease your wealth.
If you are religious or political, then everything is either to increase or decrease your followers.

If you are purposeful, then everything is either to increase or decrease your purpose.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Daily Quotations

2014-08-13
Jihadists are a synthesis of good and evil impulses that provides psychological freedom and certainty: the ideal of an Islam state is combined with hate and revenge.
Capitalists are a synthesis of good and evil impulses that provides psychological freedom and certainty: the ideal of helping the economy is combined with the pursuit of profit at any cost to the public, the poor, or the environment.
Journalists are a synthesis of good and evil impulses that provides psychological freedom and certainty: the ideal of freedom of information is combined with distortion and misrepresentation for effect.
Religious authorities are a synthesis of good and evil impulses that provides psychological freedom and certainty: the ideals of some founder are combined with the lust for respect, authority, control, privilege, and power.

Scientists are a synthesis of good and evil impulses that provides psychological freedom and certainty: the ideal of increasing human information is combined with the right to create any horror or destructive force without accountability or responsibility.

Daily Quotations

2014-08-12
Endure until the end, because if you want to quit, then the end is near.
Endure until the end, because if you want to give up hope, then the end is near.
Endure until the end, because if can’t go on or take one more step, then the end is near.
Endure until the end, because if everyone has abandoned or betrayed you, then the end is near.

Endure until the end, because if you are tired of the pain and suffering of working, then the end is near.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Daily Quotations

2014-08-11
The lowest level of counseling is supportive, soothing, and comforting.
The next level of counseling is about reframing problems into opportunities or solutions.
The next level of counseling is about reorganizing, recalibrating, or restructuring the system for higher functioning.
The next level of counseling is about teaching thinking, feeling, and behavioral skills such as problem solving and coping skills.

The highest level of counseling is about re-attributing the causes and effects of thoughts, feelings, actions, and identities to their actual sources.

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Daily Quotations

2014-08-10
Your attributions are primary to your life.
Who or what do you attribute your success or failure to?
What do you attribute the source of your thoughts to?
What do you attribute the source of your existence to?

Who or what do you attribute your problems, trials, and tribulations to?

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Daily Quotations

2014-08-09
You are the victim of whatever you attribute your problems to.
You worship whatever you attribute power, control, and authority to.
You are controlled by whatever you attribute your emotions, moods, and attitudes to.
Have you ever examined the underlying and assumed attributions that form the premises of your life?

Seek the help you need to replace your false attributions with right attributions.

Friday, August 8, 2014

Daily Quotations

2014-08-08
The Law of Attraction is the practice of mis-attribution.
The Law of Attraction is a fairy tale based on false attributions.
The Law of Attraction attributes outcomes to magic without ever acknowledging that it does so.
The Law of Attraction attributes power, control, and capability to your mind or magic that only God has.

The Law of Attraction attributes cause-and-effect outcomes to your mind that your mind is neither responsible for nor capable of.

Daily Quotations

2014-08-07
Think first about sense, not thoughts or images.
Think first about contact, not thoughts or images.
Think first about sensations, not thoughts or images.
Think first about experience, not thoughts or images.

Think first about what you perceive, not thoughts or images.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Daily Quotations

2014-08-06
There is no peace in the monastery.
There is no peace in the desert or forest.
There is no peace in the church or temple.
There is no peace in method, practice, ritual, yoga, or meditation.

The only peace is within.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Daily Quotations

2014-08-05
Your intention is not magic.
Your visualizations are not magic.
Your mind is not magically creating or co-creating the world or your life.
The only magic is prayer and what you receive simply for asking rightly, not creating.

You don’t attract or manifest anything, but you do tune into and live on and in the channels that you serve with your heart, soul, and mind.

Monday, August 4, 2014

Daily Quotations

2014-08-04
Matter is not matter but energy.
Matter does not sustain anything.
Matter does not compose anything.
Matter does not cause or create anything.

Matter does not hold any mystical secrets or magical powers.

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Daily Quotations

2014-08-03
Continually make application to Heaven.
Continually apply for the job of serving God.
Continually apply for the job of following God.
Continually apply for the job of obedience to God.

Continually apply for the job of selfless surrender to God’s will.

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Daily Quotations

2014-08-02
Whatever you watch, watches you.
Whatever you accept, accepts you.
Whatever you praise, praises you.
Whatever you judge, judges you.

Whatever you label, labels you.

Friday, August 1, 2014

Daily Quotations

2014-08-01
What wouldn’t you sacrifice to your being right?
What good have you sacrificed to your being right?
How have you let a relationship be harmed rather than give up your being right?
How have you let a person suffer rather than give up your being right?

How have you forgotten charity, forgiveness, friendship, happiness, kindness, mercy, and love rather than forgetting to be right?