Tuesday, January 31, 2017

#Value #Disvalue: 2017-01-31

• Existentialism is right that behaviors, events, and things only start with a neutral value.
• Only Virtue can bestow a positive value on behaviors, events, and things.
• Only wickedness can bestow a negative value on behaviors, events, and things.
• Humans claim value and disvalue for behaviors, events, and things that have neither.

• Humans seek value from behaviors, events, and things that of themselves can never have value.

Monday, January 30, 2017

#Praise #Empty: 2017-01-30

• People praise something than seek it as if it had value independent of human belief.
• People often will strive for praise and rewards but despise them once they have them.
• People often seek something that was praised only to find it is empty and worthless once obtained.
• People will seek something of negative value as if it had positive value if other people first praised it.

• People will strive until they arrive and find that they were deceived by smoke and mirrors into believing nothing was something.

Sunday, January 29, 2017

#Provide #Benefit: 2017-01-29

• Are you more concerned with getting than giving benefits?
• Are you more concerned with returning harms than benefits?
• Do you value benefits once received or only seek for better and more benefits?
• Do you seek to repay benefits with more than was received or do you seek to avoid repayment?

• Do you provide benefits freely or only to receive greater benefits in return?

Saturday, January 28, 2017

#Grateful #Service: 2017-01-28

• Be grateful for the opportunity to do good works, because virtue feels good.
• Be grateful for the privilege of doing good works, because virtue will motivate you.
• Be grateful that you were empowered to do good works, because virtue will uplift you.
• Be grateful for the ability and capability to do good works, because virtue is spiritually rewarding.

• Be grateful that you got to serve virtue by doing good works, because virtue will improve everything meaningful about your life.

#Claim #Sunlight: 2017-01-27

• Sit in the sunlight or virtue and enjoy it, but you cannot honestly claim to be the sun or virtue.
• Sit in the sunlight or virtue and enjoy it, but you cannot honestly claim to cause or create the sun or virtue.
• Sit in the sunlight or virtue and enjoy it, but you will never get to change, control, or suppress the sun or virtue.
• Sit in the light of virtue while it accomplishes and creates through you, and afterward you’re still allowed to lie and claim for self-esteem that you did the work.

• Sit in the light of virtue while it accomplishes and creates through you, and give all glory and praise to Virtue and find your spiritual nature as non-doing.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

#Increase #Suffering: 2017-01-26

• Easily increase your suffering by avoiding suffering.
• Easily increase your suffering by escaping suffering.
• Easily increase your suffering by blaming and damning suffering.
• Easily increase your suffering by fearing, resisting, or suppressing suffering.

• Easily increase your suffering by trying to control, change, or punish suffering.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

#Make #Miserable: 2017-01-25

• Easily make yourself miserable by being angry about your anger.
• Easily make yourself miserable by being anxious about your anxiety.
• Easily make yourself miserable by being stressed about your stress.
• Easily make yourself miserable by being frustrated about your frustrations.

• Easily make yourself miserable by being depressed about your depression.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

#Couples #Argue: 2017-01-24

• Couples argue over what or whose story should be their story.
• Couples argue over what or whose story about money is true or false.
• Couples argue over what or whose story about sex is important or right.
• Couples argue over what or whose story deserves attention, money, and time.

• Couples argue over what or whose story about family and friendships is right or wrong.

Monday, January 23, 2017

#Vessel #Consciousness: 2017-01-23

• To be conscious of your inner vessel is to live your life.
• Your consciousness is for your vessel nature, not for your contents or as your contents.
• Your sensations, feelings, and thoughts (contents) are passing through your inner vessel (container).
• You are heart, soul, and mind (one container) independent of their contents (sensations, feelings, thoughts).

• Your consciousness exists to witness your inner body, container, host, and vessel.

Sunday, January 22, 2017

#Contents #Conscious: 2017-01-22

• You are not your contents.
• You are not your consciousness.
• You are not your mind as its contents.
• You are not your contents as consciousness.

• You are not the witness of your mind or its contents.

Saturday, January 21, 2017

#“I” #Attachment: 2017-01-21

• The “I” must be attached to silence, because as a vessel, you are silent.
• The “I” must be attached to emptiness, because as a vessel, you are empty.
• The “I” must be attached to a place of space, because as a vessel, you are a place of space.
• When the “I” is attached to thought, then you are dead and thought steals your consciousness for itself.

• The battle is between thought and vessel to see which gets your consciousness and so your life.

Friday, January 20, 2017

#Thought #Life: 2017-01-20

• Thoughts eat your awareness, because without it they are dead.
• Loss of life occurs when you let thoughts claim your awareness for themselves.
• When your thoughts claim consciousness, it is at the expense of your inner body.
• When you let thoughts eat your attention as their food, then you are among the living dead.

• Awareness or consciousness is the energy of life and either you, as your inner vessel, will have life, or your thoughts masquerading as you will have life.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

#Inner #Body: 2017-01-19

• Be the space that sensations, feelings, and thoughts pass through.
• Be aware of the vessel that sensations, feelings, and thoughts visit.
• Live as the inner body that sensations, feelings, and thoughts inhabit.
• Be conscious of the place where sensations, feelings, and thoughts reside.

• Be yourself and the Light will take care of the rest.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

#Name #Semantics: 2017-01-18

• The category, identity, name, or tag “carpet” is not the look and feel of the carpet.
• The category, identity, name, or tag “carpet” is not the crafting or creation of the carpet.
• The category, identity, name, or tag “carpet” is not the care and maintenance of the carpet.
• The category, identity, name, or tag “carpet” is not the color, quality, or texture of the carpet.

• The category, identity, name, or tag “carpet” is not the design, impression, or experience of the carpet.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

#Choose #Attention: 2017-01-17

• Pay attention to developing your self-narrative or story in the future, or pay attention to now being.
• Pay attention to changing or rewriting your self-narrative or story in the past, or pay attention to your being.
• Pay attention to controlling how others see your self-narrative or story, or pay attention to your inner vessel.
• Pay attention to controlling your self-narrative or story in the present, or pay attention to your actions as a host.

• Pay attention to promoting your preferred self-narrative or story in society, or pay attention to life as a container.

Monday, January 16, 2017

#Narrative #Story: 2017-01-16

• You are not your self-narrative or story.
• Other people are not your self-narrative or story for them.
• Your self-narrative or story will not plow your fields or harvest your crops for you.
• Your self-narrative or story will not complete your homework or presentations for you.

• Your self-narrative or story will not perform acts of compassion or kindness on your behalf.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

#Argue #Defend: 2017-01-15

• Why argue facts or truth with people when they are just parroting someone else’s ideas?
• Why argue facts or truth with people when you can defend and explain their point of view better than they can?
• Why argue facts or truth with people when they are just making noises, because they do not comprehend or experience what they are saying?
• Why argue facts or truth with people when they are only choosing a side or point of view in order to appear better or smarter for being on that side?

• Why argue facts or truth with people when they are just taking a position based upon the one that they think will gain them the most approval, pride, and self-esteem?

Saturday, January 14, 2017

#Focus #Forget: 2017-01-14

• Don’t forget the mistake, do focus on the lesson.
• Don’t forget the betrayal, do focus on right trust.
• Don’t forget the disaster, do focus on prevention.
• Don’t forget the offence, do focus on forgiveness.

• Don’t forget the problem, do focus on the solution.

Friday, January 13, 2017

#Own #Life: 2017-01-13

• Own your scripts, own your life.
• Own your choices, own your life.
• Own your reactions, own your life.
• Own your emotions, own your life.

• Own your inner space, own your life.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

#Wait #Inspire: 2017-01-12

• Self-talk, either say something inspiring or wait.
• Self-talk, either say something uplifting or be quiet.
• Self-talk, either say something helpful or say nothing.
• Self-talk, either say something encouraging or just listen.

• Self-talk, either say something informative or just observe.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

#Change #Control: 2017-01-11

• Instead of change it—decrease it.
• Instead of control it—divorce it.
• Instead of suppress it—detach it.
• Instead of trying to work on it—distance from it.

• Instead of blaming, damning, or whining—deconstruct it.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

#Weak #Attitude: 2017-01-10

• Weak attitudes lead to weak careers.
• Weak attitudes lead to weak choices.
• Weak attitudes lead to weak character.
• Weak attitudes lead to weak compassion.

• Weak attitudes lead to weak communication.

Monday, January 9, 2017

#Choose #Peace: 2017-01-09

• Choose the action that brings peace, not pride.
• Choose the action that brings harmony, not efficiency.
• Choose the action that brings centeredness, not correctness.
• Choose the action that brings serenity, not fame or fortune.

• Choose the action that brings integrity, not adjustment or approval.

Sunday, January 8, 2017

#Effective #Outcomes: 2017-01-08

• The beginner starts with noticing the effects of their self-talk.
• The student makes their self-talk worse through control, trying, and suppressing.
• The adept makes their self-talk start to follow morality more and more through surrender.
• The teacher has their self-talk under virtue, not ego or self-esteem.

• The wise has their self-talk responsible for virtuous results.

Saturday, January 7, 2017

#Kind #Compassion: 2017-01-07

• To be honest, make your self-talk honest.
• To be kind, make your self-talk kind to you.
• To be virtuous, make your self-talk virtuous to you.
• To be inspirational, make your self-talk inspire you.

• To be compassionate, make your self-talk compassionate to you.

Friday, January 6, 2017

#Sensing #Waiting: 2017-01-06

• Sensing is waiting.
• Sensing is contacting.
• Sensing is meditating.
• Sensing is experiencing.

• Sensing is relying on Energy.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

#Self-discipline #Overcoming: 2017-01-05

• Maturity begins with mature self-talk.
• Self-mastery begins with mastering self-talk.
• Spirituality begins with spiritualizing self-talk.
• Self-discipline begins with disciplining self-talk.

• Overcoming ego begins with overcoming self-talk.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

#Choose #Forced: 2017-01-04

• You choosing to listen to negative self-talk or are you just a victim?
• You choosing to listen to negative self-talk or are you programmed to listen?
• You choosing to listen to negative self-talk or are you being pressured to listen?
• You choosing to listen to negative self-talk and enjoying some perverse ego payoff while doing so?

• You choosing to listen to negative self-talk so that you can blame, damn, and whine about how others make you to listen to it?

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

#Change #Marriage: 2017-01-03

• Before marriage: “Don’t you ever change.”
• During marriage: “You have to change.”
• During divorce: “You changed.”
• After divorce: “They totally changed.”

• Long after divorce: “I have to change.”

Monday, January 2, 2017

#Spend #Time: 2017-01-02

• Spend your life with people who inspire you.
• Spend your life with people who encourage you.
• Spend your life with people who lighten your load.
• Spend your life with people who help you to cope and problem solve instead of to blame, damn, and whine more.

• Spend your life with people who share a focus on and a love for God, virtue, and service.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

#Soul #Stronger: 2017-01-01

• What makes your soul stronger? Do more of that this year.
• What makes your soul more itself? Do more of that this year.
• What makes your soul feel uplifted? Do more of that this year.
• What makes your soul larger and wider? Do more of that this year.

• What makes your soul deeper and higher? Do more of that this year.