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Soft Soap and Wishful Thinking

A voyage into the painful truth of self-discovery.

Idealism, Truth, and Change

The Choice to Evolve: Part II, Politics

The most potent tool in maintaining the status quo is our belief that change is impossible.

Russell Brand

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The Beloved Community

The Choice to Evolve: Part I

Our goal is to create a beloved community and this will require a qualitative change in our souls as well as a quantitative change in our lives.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Back :)

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.

Leo Tolstoy

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Feel the Burn – of Joy

Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.

Joseph Campbell

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Power Versus Love, the Great Divide

Where love rules, there is no will to power, and where power predominates, love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.

Carl Jung

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A Plea to the Angry

It is impossible for you to be angry and laugh at the same time. Anger and laughter are mutually exclusive and you have the power to choose either.

Wayne Dyer

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Finding Answers in a Used Bookshop / (Apology)

You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level.

Eckhart Tolle

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Why “Enlightened” People Try to Convert Us, and Why We Can’t Stand Them

During a long car ride home on a Sunday afternoon, while winding through cliffed mountains feathered with rusting, molting trees, my husband and I got into an impassioned conversation about enlightenment. Continue reading “Why “Enlightened” People Try to Convert Us, and Why We Can’t Stand Them”

Dear Soul-Searcher, Just Follow the Sun

When I found I had crossed that line, I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person. There was such a glory over everything; the sun came like gold through trees, and over the fields, and I felt like I was in Heaven.

Harriet Tubman

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