Friday, June 30, 2017

#Feels #Good: 2017-06-30

• Feeling true is not the criteria for something actually being true.
• Feeling good is not the criteria for something actually being good.
• It can feel good to pick sores or to scratch wounds, but that will make them worse, not better.
• It can feel good to eat past fullness, but that will not be good for you, because it will make you sick in the short run and cause medical problems in the long run.

• It can feel good to indulge the senses with drugs or stimulants, but that will not be good for you, because it can damage your senses, ruin your health, shorten your life, and lead to an addiction.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

#Sounds #Good: 2017-06-29

• Sounding true is not the criteria for something actually being true.
• Sounding good is not the criteria for something actually being good.
• Sounding moral is not the criteria for something actually being moral.
• Sounding ethical is not the criteria for something actually being ethical.

• Sounding politically correct is not the criteria for something actually being a noble action, idea, or position.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

#No #Self: 2017-06-28

• You have no self as any concept or image.
• You have no self in the form of any thing or thought.
• You have no self as characteristics, habits, personalities, traits, or types.
• You have no self in the form of events, experiences, histories, memories, narratives, or stories.

• You have no self as attachments, becomings, changings, claims, evolvings, knowings, masks, personas, possessions, or roles.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

#Transceiver #Mind: 2017-06-27

• The mind is a radio upon which signals are received and sent, but the mind is mistaken for the signals received and sent.
• The mind is a television upon which signals are received and sent, but the mind is mistaken for the signals received and sent.
• The mind is a transceiver upon which signals are received and sent, but the mind is mistaken for the signals received and sent.
• The mind is a satellite dish upon which signals are received and sent, but the mind is mistaken for the signals received and sent.

• The mind is a mobile phone upon which signals are received and sent, but the mind is mistaken for the signals received and sent.

Monday, June 26, 2017

#Star #Lake: 2017-06-26

• The mind is a lake upon which stars are reflected, but the mind is mistaken for the stars.
• The mind is a mirror upon which thoughts are reflected, but the mind is mistaken for the thoughts.
• The mind is a reflector upon which thoughts are reflected, but the mind is mistaken for the reflections.
• The mind is a movie screen upon which thoughts are projected, but the mind is mistaken for the projections.

• The mind is a computer screen upon which thoughts are projected, but the mind is mistaken for the projections.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

#Thought #Thing: 2017-06-25

• Should self be reduced to things and thoughts for the sake of the machinations and manipulations of ego, self-esteem, and self-talk?
• Should self be reduced to behaviors and habits for the sake of the machinations and manipulations of ego, self-esteem, and self-talk?
• Should self be reduced to cartoons and movies for the sake of the machinations and manipulations of ego, self-esteem, and self-talk?
• Should self be reduced to concepts and images for the sake of the machinations and manipulations of ego, self-esteem, and self-talk?

• Should self be reduced to experiences and memories for the sake of the machinations and manipulations of ego, self-esteem, and self-talk?

Saturday, June 24, 2017

#Marionette #Puppet: 2017-06-24

• Self-esteem and self-talk treat your self as a marionette or puppet to be controlled.
• Self-esteem and self-talk treat your self as an effigy to be embarrassed and shamed.
• Self-esteem and self-talk treat your self as a voodoo doll to be tortured in order to make you behave better.
• Self-esteem and self-talk treat your self as a cartoon character that needs to be redrawn to conform to ever changing standards.

• Self-esteem and self-talk treat your self as a print or portrait that needs to be modified to fit ever changing demands and expectations.

Friday, June 23, 2017

#Object #Thing: 2017-06-23

• Self-esteem and self-talk treat your self as a thing.
• Self-esteem and self-talk view your self as an object.
• Self-esteem and self-talk regard your self as a doll or mannequin for clothing and reclothing.
• Self-esteem and self-talk consider your self to be a painting that is always in need of repainting.

• Self-esteem and self-talk believe your self to be a movie that needs continual editing and rewriting.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

#River #Float: 2017-06-22

• Do not push or pull on the river of your mind—sail.
• Do not push or pull on the river of your mind—float.
• Do not push or pull on the river of your mind—swim.
• Do not push or pull on the river of your mind—paddle or row.

• Do not push or pull on the river of your mind—make a canoe or a raft to go downstream.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

#People #Mirror: 2017-06-21

• People without faith are faithless.
• People who hate haters are haters.
• People who don’t trust are untrustworthy.
• People who whine about whining are whiners.

• Be assured that whatever anyone intensely dislikes about others--that they have in themselves.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

#Confidence #Gateway: 2017-06-20

• Confidence does nothing of or by itself.
• Confidence like faith is a means to an end.
• Confidence is used to find a gateway for relying on Energy.
• Without confidence, people rely on fear, self-talk, and suppression and thereby fail.

• Confidence is a lesson on how relying on and submitting to Energy, Power, and Spirit works well.

Monday, June 19, 2017

#Follow #Out: 2017-06-19

• Do not respond to self-talk.
• Do not defend against self-talk.
• Do not obey or submit to self-talk.
• Do not engage with or relate to self-talk.

• Follow out, hear out, meditate out, and thereby bring self-talk to its natural end.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

#Self #Thing: 2017-06-18

• Self as an experience is self as a dead thing.
• Self as a knower of an experience is self as a dead thing.
• Self as a reaction to an experience is self as a dead thing.
• Self as a memory of an experience is self as a dead thing.
• Self as a judgment of an experience is self as a dead thing.


Saturday, June 17, 2017

#Pay #Price: 2017-06-17

• What is the price of peace? Is it forgiveness?
• What is the price of tranquilly? Is it acceptance?
• What is the price of happiness? Is it equality and humility?
• What is the price of good relationships? Is it compassion and understanding?

• Are you willing to pay the price? Or are your ego, pride, and self-esteem more important?

Friday, June 16, 2017

#Resist #Change: 2017-06-16

• People resist change because the known is safer.
• People resist change because the known is easier.
• People resist change because the known is useful for pride.
• People resist change because their ego is invested in the known.

• People resist change because the unknown cannot be used to claim either the pride of knowing or the pride of knowing better.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

#Surrender #Control: 2017-06-15

• Why is it a challenge to stop trying to control other people? Is it because of the pride of superiority?
• Why is it a challenge to give up control of what you cannot control? Is it because of the pride of no-ting?
• Why is it a challenge to give up trying to control what you cannot control? Is it because you desire to appear to do better?
• Why is it a challenge to stop desiring to control what you cannot control? Is it because of the pride of claiming to be better?

• Why is it a challenge to accept that your control is limited to yourself? Is it because of the pride of claiming to know better?

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

#React #Listen: 2017-06-14

• Don’t react with thinking, do react with listening.
• Don’t react with judging, do react with compassion.
• Don’t react with blaming, do react with understanding.
• Don’t react with ideas or images, do react with acceptance and awareness.

• Don’t react with thoughts, do react with following out or meditating whatever it is that you are reacting to.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

#Clean #House: 2017-06-13

• If you keep your house clean, then why don’t you keep your mind clean?
• If you keep your body clean, then why do you keep your conversation clean?
• If you keep your teeth clean, then why don’t you keep your thoughts clean?
• If you won’t let the city dump trash into your yard, then why do you let the media dump trash into your heart and mind?

• If you won’t let neighbors dump trash onto your lawn, then why do you let coworkers dump trash onto your heart and mind?

Monday, June 12, 2017

#Travel #Within: 2017-06-12

• Only the travel within can educate you.
• The traveller can only discover themselves.
• The journey of life is the journey of self-awareness.
• The fool travels the world to discover different people, but the spiritual always discovers themselves in others.

• You can physically travel the world and not have moved one inch, because you did not move any deeper into yourself.

Sunday, June 11, 2017

#Human #Thinking: 2017-06-11

• Human thinking looks like dogs itching.
• Human thinking looks like chickens scratching.
• Human thinking sounds like scraping pans and pots.
• Human thinking sounds like factory and manufacturing noise.

• Human thinking works as well as banging two heads together.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

#Faith #Confidence: 2017-06-10

• Trust is a form of faith or it is a lie.
• Hope is a form of faith or it won’t help.
• Confidence is a form of faith or it will fail.
• Optimism is a form of faith or it is insincere.

• Cheerfulness is a form of faith or it is phony.

Friday, June 9, 2017

#Hate #Instead: 2017-06-09

• Instead of protesting against something, work for socially helpful and productive projects.
• Instead of rebelling against something, help develop and implement positive social changes.
• Instead of resisting what others are trying to do, lead by example and work for creative change.
• Instead of hating those you accuse of hating, construct and contribute something positive to society.

• Instead of griping and whining about those you accuse of whining, volunteer your time to a worthwhile cause.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

#Replace #Self-Talk: 2017-06-08

• Replace self-talk with practical and productive thoughts, feelings, and actions that are antagonistic to or in opposition to self-talk.
• Replace self-talk by investing your energy and time in your relationships, values, and your belief in the equality and universality of human nature.
• Replace self-talk by refusing to use concepts, ideas, and images of human beings; and, instead, to always honor all people as indescribable and unknowable beings.
• Replace dehumanizing self-talk by refusing to reduce any human being to behaviors, comparisons, things, or thoughts; and, by accepting all human beings but not all human behaviors.

• Replace self-talk’s inconsistent, illogical, and irrational processes with consistent, logical, and rational processes that are based upon evidence, experience, and results.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

#Remove #Self-Talk: 2017-06-07

• Remove self-talk by strongly experiencing and feeling self-talk as being impractical and unproductive.
• Remove self-talk by strongly experiencing and feeling that self-talk is your worst energy and time waster.
• Remove self-talk by strongly experiencing and feeling that self-talk is talking about concepts, ideas, and images of human beings, but never human beings themselves.
• Remove self-talk by strongly experiencing and feeling that self-talk is dehumanizing, because self-talk talks about you as behaviors, comparisons, and things, not as a living being.

• Remove self-talk by strongly experiencing and feeling that self-talk adheres to no consistent, logical, or rational processes; but, instead, follows chaotic, desperate, erratic, and foolish processes.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

#Recognize #Self-Talk: 2017-06-06

• Recognize that self-talk is neither practical nor productive.
• Recognize that self-talk is your worst energy and time waster.
• Recognize that self-talk is talking about concepts, ideas, and images of human beings, but never human beings themselves.
• Recognize that self-talk is dehumanizing, because it talks about you as behaviors, comparisons, and things, not as a living being.

• Recognize that self-talk adheres to no consistent, logical, or rational processes; but, instead, follows chaotic, desperate, and erratic processes.

Monday, June 5, 2017

#Cope #Redirect: 2017-06-05

• People cope with self-talk by turning its criticalness onto causes and politics.
• People cope with self-talk by turning its nagging onto those they live with.
• People cope with self-talk by turning its quibbling onto others through gossip.
• People cope with self-talk by turning its faultfinding onto the media, the news, and TV shows.

• People cope with self-talk by turning its carping onto other races, religions, or other self-righteous targets.

Sunday, June 4, 2017

#Termites #Mind: 2017-06-04

• Self-talk in your mind is like cancer in your heart.
• Self-talk in your mind is like termites in your house.
• Self-talk in your mind is like a disease in your brain.
• Self-talk in your mind is like parasites in your stomach.

• Self-talk in your mind is like ants and rats in your food storage.

Saturday, June 3, 2017

#Identity #Competition: 2017-06-03

• Self-talk is competition for your identity.
• Self-talk wants to steal your identity for itself.
• Self-talk ends when you keep your identity for your being.
• Self-talk is a fight to see who gets to keep talking by claiming your identity.

• Self-talk becomes bearable when you fixate on one main concept or image identity and allow continuous variations to keep babbling.

Friday, June 2, 2017

#Self-talk #Talks: 2017-06-02

• Self-talk talks about you as if you were not there.
• Self-talk talks about you as if you are not listening.
• Self-talk talks about you as if you were a piece of furniture in the room of your mind.
• Self-talk talks about you as if you were a computer variable to be manipulated; rather, than as a living being to be valued.

• Self-talk talks about you as if you were a shell of a person or a holding spot for self-concepts and self-images that was not worth talking directly to.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

#Control #Business: 2017-06-01

• Focus your life on what you can control, not on what you cannot control.
• Your business is what you can control, and what you cannot control is not your business.
• Worry about doing right what you can control, don’t worry about others doing right what they control.
• Take full responsibility and care for what you can control, and take no responsibility or care for what you cannot control.

• What would the world look like if everyone did the best at what they could control instead of bothering about what was not in their control?