Tuesday, February 28, 2017

#Immortal #Virtue: 2017-02-28

• Want the immortal? Want virtue.
• Want the immortal? Want wisdom.
• Possessions crumble, decay, rot, and rust.
• Achievements, fame, and fortune all fade, fail, and are forgotten.

• History is misattributed, misrepresented, and misunderstood until nothing real remains.

Monday, February 27, 2017

#Easy #Unhappiness: 2017-02-27

• Unhappiness is easy, you can be miserable in anticipation of misery.
• Unhappiness is easy, you can be upset in anticipation of upsetting news.
• Unhappiness is easy, you can be disturbed in anticipation of disturbance.
• Unhappiness is easy, you can be irritated in anticipation of irritating events.

• Unhappiness is easy, you can be annoyed in anticipation of annoying behaviors.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

#Judge #Giving: 2017-02-26

• Judge each day not by the gifts that you received, but by the gifts that you gave.
• Judge each day not by the help that you received, but by the help that you gave.
• Judge each day not by the crops that you harvested, but by the seeds that you planted.
• Judge each day not by the kindness that you received, but by the kindness that you gave.

• Judge each day not by the compassion that you received, but by the compassion that you gave.

Saturday, February 25, 2017

#Measure #Nothing: 2017-02-25

• No, silly left-brained scientists, the limits of human thinking do not constitute the limits of thinking.
• No, silly left-brained scientists, the limits of human perception do not constitute the limits of perception.
• No, silly left-brained scientists, just because humans cannot sense something is no proof that it does not exist.
• No, silly left-brained scientists, the limits of human understanding do not constitute the limits of understanding.

• No, silly left-brained scientists, just because humans cannot measure something is no proof that it does not exist.

Friday, February 24, 2017

#Left #Brain: 2017-02-24

• Yes, silly left-brained scientists, human methods cannot capture the un-capturable.
• Yes, silly left-brained scientists, human measures cannot contain the uncontainable.
• Yes, silly left-brained scientists, human methods cannot criticize what is beyond their scope.
• Yes, silly left-brained scientists, human measures cannot measure anything beyond themselves.

• Yes, silly left-brained scientists, human methods cannot understand methods beyond themselves.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

#Anthropocentric #Measures: 2017-02-23

• Yes, silly left-brained scientists, humans cannot measure the unknowable.
• Yes, silly left-brained scientists, humans cannot change the unchangeable.
• Yes, silly left-brained scientists, humans cannot compare the incomparable.
• Yes, silly left-brained scientists, humans cannot use logic to map the unmappable.

• Yes, silly left-brained scientists, humans cannot break into pieces the unbreakable.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

#Silly #Scientists: 2017-02-22

• Yes, silly left-brained scientists, humans cannot feel energy.
• Yes, silly left-brained scientists, humans cannot see the invisible.
• Yes, silly left-brained scientists, humans cannot locate emptiness.
• Yes, silly left-brained scientists, humans cannot hear the soundless.

• Yes, silly left-brained scientists, humans cannot sense what is beyond human senses.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

#Faith #Natural: 2017-02-21

• You cannot function in life without faith, but you might pretend by identifying faith as trust.
• You cannot function in life without faith, but you might disguise faith by calling it confidence.
• You cannot function in life without faith, but you might lie by labelling faith as assuredness or sureness.
• You cannot function in life without faith, but you might deceive yourself by reframing faith as belief, conviction, or credence.

• You cannot function in life without faith, but you might fake it by classifying or renaming faith as optimism or a positive outlook.

Monday, February 20, 2017

#Measure #Value: 2017-02-20

• Do you measure all that you do according to your highest values?
• Will you be happier if all of your actions follow your highest values?
• Do all of your intentions and motivations match your highest values?
• Will your relationships be better if all of your actions follow your highest values?

• If your highest values do not guide your choices, decisions, and plans- then what does?

Sunday, February 19, 2017

#Happy #Content: 2017-02-19

• Happiness never exists without contentment.
• Unhappiness never exists without discontentment.
• Happiness is valuing what you have as enough (contentment).
• No matter how much you have, if you regard it as not enough (discontentment), then you’ll be unhappy.

• Happiness and unhappiness are not achievements, goals, possessions, products, results, or works- but states of mind.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

#Seek #Advice: 2017-02-18

• Seek advice because right advice reinforces and reinitializes the virtues.
• Seek advice because right advice emphases virtue and exhorts to virtue.
• Seek advice because right advice links and networks the virtues together.
• Seek advice because right advice promotes the practice of virtues over vices.

• Seek advice because right advice plants seeds that lead to following the virtues.

Friday, February 17, 2017

#Mental #Static: 2017-02-17

• Is your thinking mainly mental noise or static?
• Is your thinking in the way of your experiencing?
• Is your thinking just a block to “being” and sensing?
• Is your thinking in the way of your consciousness of self?

• Is your thinking in charge or are you in charge of your thinking? Experiment and find out.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

#How #Much: 2017-02-16

• How does your thinking improve your life or detract from your life?
• How much of your thinking is needed and how much is just distracting noise?
• How will your life change if you discard most of your thinking for being just disruptive or interfering noise?
• How can you balance your need for thinking with your need to experience being and sensing (two non-thinking states)?

• How will disputing the utility of your thinking help you to regain your authentic self and more time free of mental noises posing as yourself?

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

#Value #Eternal: 2017-02-15

• What is of value but that which leads to virtue?
• What is of value but that which only suffering can bestow?
• What is of value but that which cannot be purchased at any price?
• What is of value but that which clings to virtue despite all pulls and pushes away from virtue?

• What is of value but that which was before the world began and will be after the world ends?

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

#Conscious #Self-talk: 2017-02-14

• Self-talk, let’s see your previous results first, or you must stop talking.
• Self-talk, let’s see exactly what we are getting, or you must stop talking.
• Self-talk, without full-disclosure and transparency, you must stop talking.
• Self-talk, let’s see your motives and intentions first, or you must stop talking.

• Self-talk, without full awareness of what you are saying, I simply don’t trust you to speak.

Monday, February 13, 2017

#Philosophy #Virtue: 2017-02-13

• Philosophy is reason for right virtue.
• Philosophy is reason for right behavior.
• Philosophy is not for arguing words, splitting hairs, twisting meanings, or making clever turns of meaning.
• Philosophy is for the elimination of the lowers passions in favor of deep and profound Reason and Spirit.

• Philosophy is the learning of communication skills, coping skills, emotional skills, problem-solving skills, and thinking skills all for the purpose of centering the heart, soul, and mind so as to be able to amplify eternal values and virtues.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

#Desire #Poverty: 2017-02-12

• Desire poverty of self-images.
• Desire poverty of self-concepts.
• Desire poverty of self-talk.
• Desire poverty of self-stories.

• Desire poverty of self-scripts.

Saturday, February 11, 2017

#Know #Nothing: 2017-02-11

• Be so poor that you know nothing inside.
• Be so poor that you do nothing inside.
• Be so poor that you are nothing inside.
• Be so poor that you have and own nothing inside.

• Be so poor that you claim, try, and become nothing inside.

Friday, February 10, 2017

#Poor #Thought: 2017-02-10

• Be poor of ego.
• Be poor of pride.
• Be poor of trying.
• Be poor of claiming.

• Be poor of becoming.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

#Internal #Poverty: 2017-02-09

• The greatest poverty is not to know your poverty.
• Only the wise recognize and honor their inner poverty.
• Internal poverty is a good, because it means internal poverty of becoming something.
• You are always in a state of poverty, because God owns everything and you are only a caretaker of anything for a short time.

• You are always in a state of poverty, because you came into the world with nothing and you will leave the world with nothing.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

#Listen #Hear: 2017-02-08

• You know what channel you are watching on TV, but do you know what channel you are watching in your mind?
• You know what channel you are listening to on the radio, but do you know what channel you are listening to in your mind?
• Experiment with asking your self-talk or thinking, “What did you just say? I didn’t hear all of it.”
• Experiment with asking your self-talk or thinking, “What do you want or intend? I am not sure I know.”

• Experiment with asking your self-talk or thinking, “What are you saying or thinking that I am or am not? I cannot tell who you think I am.”

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

#Desire #Virtue: 2017-02-07

• Virtue is beyond desire.
• Virtue is beyond thought.
• Virtue is beyond good and evil.
• Virtue is beyond comparison and duality.

• Virtue is beyond sensing, feeling, thinking, and remembering.

Monday, February 6, 2017

#Be #Don’t: 2017-02-06

• Don’t be your anger, be the host of your anger.
• Don’t be your pain, be the vessel holding your pain.
• Don’t be your fear, be the transceiver reflecting your fear.
• Don’t be your pleasure, be the container amplifying your pleasure.

• Don’t be your compulsion, be the place and space where your compulsion is experienced.

Sunday, February 5, 2017

#Wait #God: 2017-02-05

• Be conscious as the vessel by identifying with your internal body or vessel.
• Pay attention to the contents of your inner container while remaining conscious of your container.
• Wait upon God to know the contents while being their host.
• Wait upon God to resolve the contents while being their container.

• Wait upon God to bring new contents while being His vessel.

Saturday, February 4, 2017

#Choice #Attention: 2017-02-04

• You can control your identity, not anger.
• You can control your choices, not anxiety.
• You can control your attention, not desire.
• You can control what you amplify and host, not thought.

• Control what you can, not try to control what you cannot.

Friday, February 3, 2017

#Control #Cause: 2017-02-03

• You cannot control the cause of anger; therefore, you cannot control anger.
• You cannot control the cause of desire; therefore, you cannot control desire.
• You cannot control the cause of anxiety; therefore, you cannot control anxiety.
• You cannot control the cause of thought; therefore, you cannot control thought.

• If you cannot control the cause of something, then that something is only an effect that you also cannot control.

Thursday, February 2, 2017

#More #Less: 2017-02-02

• How is giving shit making for less shit?
• How is your obsession with shit making for less shit?
• How is your destroying me going to un-destroy you?
• How is your giving me shit going to make for less shit in you?

• How is your hoarding shit going to make for less shit in your life?

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

#Animals #Deaf: 2017-02-01

• Animals are deaf to virtue. Are you?
• Animals are deaf to ethics. Are you?
• Animals are deaf to conscience. Are you?
• Animals are deaf to abstract reasoning. Are you?

• Animals are deaf to standards of absolute good. Are you?