Wednesday, November 30, 2016

#Internal #External: 2016-11-30

• All valuable possessions are internal possessions.
• No external loss can compare to an internal loss.
• No external harm can compare to an internal harm.
• The loss of everything in the world does not mean the loss of anything internally.

• Damage to everything you own externally does not cause damage to anything you own internally.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

#Think #About: 2016-11-29

• Thinking trying to control thinking for the purpose of coping is failing to think.
• Thinking trying to control thinking for the purpose of problem-solving is failing to think.
• Thinking trying to control thinking for the purpose of making more than one idea into one idea is failing to think.
• Thinking about thinking trying to pass for single-mindedness is hypocrisy and phoniness.

• Thinking about thinking trying to pass for single-mindedness is deception and double-mindedness.

Monday, November 28, 2016

#Person #Host: 2016-11-28

• Instead of asking “What concept or image am I now?” ask, “Whose vessel am I?”
• Instead of asking “What concept or image am I now?” ask, “Whose agenda do I serve?”
• Instead of asking “What concept or image am I now?” ask, “Whose thoughts am I hosting?”
• Instead of asking “What concept or image am I now?” ask, “Who benefits from what I am hosting?”

• Instead of asking “What concept or image am I now?” ask, “Who delivers and inspires what I am hosting?”

Sunday, November 27, 2016

#Wherever #Go: 2016-11-27

• If wherever you go you are anxious or depressed, then you are choosing to entertain and host anxiety or depression.
• If wherever you go you are anxious or depressed, then you are choosing to amplify and magnify anxiety or depression.
• If wherever you go you are anxious or depressed, then you are secretly safeguarding and serving anxiety or depression.
• If wherever you go you are anxious or depressed, then you are carrying and containing anxiety or depression inside you.

• If wherever you go you are anxious or depressed, then look for your know-better-than payoffs a.k.a. pride for your maintaining anxiety or depression.

Saturday, November 26, 2016

#Overcome #Warrior: 2016-11-26

• Overcome your negative desires with positive passions.
• All is driven by energy then passion then thought then action; therefore, rely on energy first.
• It is a gift to receive the energy and passion to overcome the lower desires and urges.
• To bear and face the negative while having energy and passion for the positive will always win in the end.

• The spiritual warrior stands their ground while the negative rages inside, because the warrior has faith in the virtue their heart is focused upon.

Friday, November 25, 2016

#Self-Govern #Child: 2016-11-25

• If you do not self-govern, then you demand social governing.
• If you do not self-govern, then you are emotionally immature.
• If you do not self-govern, then you remain a victim of circumstances.
• If you do not self-govern, then you blame, damn, and whine about what controls you.

• If you do not self-govern, then you try to control the people, places, and things that you think are controlling you.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

#Give #Thanks: 2016-11-24

• Let’s give thanks, not with gluttony, but with acts of charity.
• Let’s give thanks, not with personal pleasures, but with acts of self-sacrifice.
• Let’s give thanks, not with buying junk, but with acts of compassion and kindness.
• Let’s give thanks, not with watching sports, but by visiting the imprisoned and sick.

• Let’s give thanks, not with self-centered pampering, but by helping the aged, helpless, homeless, infirmed, orphans, and widows.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

#Snake #Tail: 2016-11-23

• Self-talk is obsessed with itself.
• Self-talk is the snake eating its own tail.
• Self-talk motivates the thoughts that drive it.
• Self-talk motivates the emotions that drive it.

• Self-talk is like a plate of spaghetti or a ball made of rubber bands: it is chaotic and loopy.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

#Ultimate #Cause: 2016-11-22

• Self-talk is the ultimate conditioner.
• Self-talk is the ultimate maintainer of ego.
• Self-talk is the ultimate cause of human responses.
• Self-talk is the ultimate arbitrator of what gets to be conscious.

• Self-talk is the ultimate cause of human habits and personalities.

Monday, November 21, 2016

#Pull #Push: 2016-11-21

• The ego calls pushing and pulling on thoughts about the self--self-awareness.
• The ego calls pushing and pulling on thoughts about the self--finding and knowing the self.
• The ego calls pushing and pulling on thoughts about the self--fixing and working on the self.
• The ego calls pushing and pulling on thoughts about the self--evolving and improving the self.

• The ego calls pushing and pulling on thoughts about the self--coping with and problem-solving issues of the self.

Sunday, November 20, 2016

#Consider #Ego: 2016-11-20

• The ego considers giving attention to others a form of robbery or sacrifice.
• The ego considers caring for others the price one must pay to make others care more for you.
• The ego considers listening to others the price one must pay to make others listen more to you.
• The ego considers all time--not spent on itself as the focus of attention and concern--as lost and wasted time.

• The ego considers everything in terms of profit and loss for its needs to appear superior and to avoid appearing inferior.

Saturday, November 19, 2016

#Claim #Know: 2016-11-19

• The ego claims a sense of self from opposition or struggles with other people.
• The ego claims a sense of knowing self from judging self as its physical responses.
• The ego claims a sense of knowing self from judging what should-be based upon what should-not-be.
• The ego’s concepts and images of self are about trying to be one self and not be its opposite.

• The ego combines claiming, knowing, opposing, and trying to form the thought-based self that causes the problems of the world.

Friday, November 18, 2016

#Desire #Lies: 2016-11-18

• Desire claims that the desired object will exist forever.
• Desire claims that the desired object will make you happy forever.
• Desire claims that once you posses the desired object, you will own it forever.
• Desire claims that the moment of experiencing and owning the desired object will last forever.

• Desire claims that the desired object will be forever exciting, satisfying, stimulating, and unchanging.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

#Prize #Empty: 2016-11-17

• Do you prize what is truly valuable?
• Do you prize things in your house?
• Do you prize thoughts in your mind?
• Do you prize automobiles, clothes, compliments, fame, fortune, furniture, gifts, heirlooms, jewelry, praise, presents, promotions, recognition, rewards, titles, or trophies?

• Or do you prize what you can take with you when you leave: the gifts in your heart from God?

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

#Care #Free: 2016-11-16

• Happiness is freedom from care; this explains why the carefree child is happy.
• The more desires that you have, the more care and unhappiness you must have to fulfill your desires.
• The more expectations that you have, the more care and unhappiness you will have about what happens or does not happen.
• The more things and thoughts that you possess, the more care and unhappiness you must have to keep your things and thoughts.

• The more self-concepts and self-images that you possess, the more care and unhappiness you must have to protect your self-concepts and self-images.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

#Happiness #Nothing: 2016-11-15

• Nothing causes or brings happiness.
• There is no means or method to obtain happiness.
• Happiness is the state of mind that children are born with and adults must choose.
• Nothing grants happiness, because happiness is a lack of care for things and thoughts.

• The carefree are happy, because they live without care for things and thoughts by living under faith and hope.

Monday, November 14, 2016

#Own #Self: 2016-11-14

• Own your self rather than self-esteem.
• Own your self rather than fame or fortune.
• Own your self rather than a career or a title.
• Own your self rather than a family or a house.

• Own your self rather than other’s good opinions.

Sunday, November 13, 2016

#Immoral #Dissatisfied: 2016-11-13

• Why punish the immoral who are not criminals when their life is punishment enough?
• The immoral are dissatisfied with themselves.
• The immoral are dissatisfied with their enemies, friends, and lovers.
• The immoral are dissatisfied with their social class, group, and society.

• The immoral are dissatisfied with what they desire, can get, have, and what is available.

Saturday, November 12, 2016

#Shame #Social: 2016-11-12

• Shame is for society and guilt is for self.
• Shame is for the strong to bear and the weak to flee.
• A sense of shame works positively like a sense of humility does unless it is ego-based shame.
• Shame needs to be under the highest ideals and virtues else it serves ego, pride, self-esteem, and superiority.

• Shame and humility are necessary to keep one thinking well of others and praying for others rather than gathering pride to feed ego.

Friday, November 11, 2016

#Mind #Everything: 2016-11-11

• Your mind is everything you think.
• Your mind is everything you think it is.
• Your mind is everything you think it is not.
• Your mind is everything you think it should be and should not be.

• Your mind is the host for everything that you think, but your mind is nothing that you think, because your mind persists while your thoughts pass by.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

#Know #Measurement: 2016-11-10

• The measurement is not the measured.
• Measurements are not forms of knowing.
• Measurement is not a form of knowing, but only a way to discover facts to manipulate.
• You can know a measurement, but that in no way indicates that you know what was measured.

• Measurement is technologically useful, but it is also misused for false claims and purposes such as by self-esteem.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

#Past #Present: 2016-11-09

• Let them live in your past without you.
• Refuse to live in your past with your accusers or detractors.
• Those who cannot accept and see your new behaviors and habits are often those who cannot do that for themselves.
• There are those who desire your continued failure and wrongdoing as a means to boosting their superiority complex a.k.a. self-esteem.

• Those who do not believe in recovery, redemption, rehabilitation, or forgiveness are often self-righteous bigots working for your failure.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

#Make #Stupid: 2016-11-08

• Acting stupidly does not make me stupid, but it does make the thinking I was following stupid.
• Being proved wrong does not make me wrong, but it does make the thinking I was following wrong.
• Making mistakes does not make me a mistake, but it does make the thinking I was following a mistake.
• An error in judgment does not make me an idiot, but it does call into question the thinking processes that I used to make that judgment.

• A misconception or misperception does not make me a fool, but it does call into question the thinking processes that I was relying upon.

Monday, November 7, 2016

#Dogs #Bark: 2016-11-07

• Dogs and humans bark for something to do.
• Dogs and humans bark for attention and contact.
• Dogs and humans bark to feel alive and important.
• Dogs and humans bark at what they are afraid of.

• Dogs and humans bark at what they don’t understand.

Sunday, November 6, 2016

#Cannot #Overstudy: 2016-11-06

• Faith cannot be overstudied or over-learned.
• Hope cannot be overstudied or over-learned.
• Charity cannot be overstudied or over-learned.
• Integrity cannot be overstudied or over-learned.

• Virtue and compassion cannot be overstudied or over-learned.

Saturday, November 5, 2016

#Exposure #Accountability: 2016-11-05

• To improve which habits you choose to feed, imagine them broadcast on social media.
• To improve which feelings you choose to feed, imagine them broadcast on social media.
• To improve which attitudes you choose to feed, imagine them broadcast on social media.
• To improve which behaviors you choose to feed, imagine them broadcast on social media.

• To improve which beliefs and thoughts you choose to feed, imagine them broadcast on social media.

Friday, November 4, 2016

#Switch #Higher: 2016-11-04

• Switch to higher goal.
• Switch to higher desire.
• Switch to higher virtue.
• Switch to higher pleasure.

• Switch to higher challenge.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

#Problem #Increase: 2016-11-03

• We seek to end problems with problems and wonder why there is no end of problems.
• The means is the problem and any strategy or plan with the same means will continue the problem.
• Treating problems from or on the same level as the problems results in an increase in the problems.
• Problems are negatives and negatives are rarely cured with negatives but are far more often cured with positives.

• Means, such as blaming, damning, punishing, and suppressing, usually support and encourage problems rather than solve problems.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

#Face #One: 2016-11-02

• You fear to face many feelings, but you can choose to face one feeling at a time.
• You fear to face many thoughts, but you can choose to face one thought at a time.
• You fear to face many memories, but you can choose to face one memory at a time.
• You fear to face many personal attacks, but you can choose to face one personal attack at a time.

• When you break down or chunk down your fears, you will find your fears are much easier to manage.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

#Choose #Responsibility: 2016-11-01

• Who will see to your virtue if you do not?
• Who will see to your integrity if you do not?
• Who will see to your self-identity if you do not?
• Who will see to your self-awareness if you do not?

• Who will see to your emotional maturity if you do not?