Communication

If someone comes along and shoots an arrow into your heart, it’s fruitless to stand there and yell at the person.
This very moment is the perfect teacher, and, lucky for us, it’s with us wherever we are.
Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded. It's a relationship between equals.
Never think there is anything impossible for the soul.
Our duty is to encourage every one in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the Truth.
Life force enters the body through the agency of an interested, joyous attitude - it doesn't respond to a half-dead will! Learn to perform all your duties with a courageous cheerfulness welling up from within you. Then, as you perform your daily activities, you will see that a flood of vitality will move through all your muscles and through your [continue reading...]
We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
Where can we go to find God if we cannot see Him in our own hearts and in every living being.
Truth can be stated in a thousand different ways, yet each one can be true.
Each sense is equally unreliable... a mental expectation causes the sense of touch to deliver a false picture of reality.
All of us live in a participatory universe. Once you decide that you want to participate fully, with mind, body, and soul, the paradigm shift becomes personal.
The biggest mystery is how human beings create their own reality—and then forget what they did.
Sir John Eccles, a neurologist and Nobel laureate, declared, “I want you to realize that there exists no color in the natural world, and no sound—nothing of this kind; no textures, no patterns, no beauty, no scent.” What Eccles means is that all the qualities of nature, from the luxurious scent of a rose to the sting of a wasp and the [continue reading...]
There is no such thing as failure. There are only results.
The only limit to your impact is your imagination and commitment.
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
When people come to me with a problem, I don’t care what it is — poor health, lack of money, unfulfilling relationships, or stifled creativity—there is only one thing I ever work on, and that is LOVING THE SELF. I find that when we really love and accept and APPROVE OF OURSELVES EXACTLY AS WE ARE, then everything in life works.
If we choose to believe we are helpless victims and that it’s all hopeless, then the Universe will support us in that belief, and we will just go down the drain. It is vital that we release these foolish, outmoded, negative ideas and beliefs that do not support us and nourish us. Even our concept of God needs to be one that is for us, not against us.
No matter what the problem is, our experiences are just outer effects of inner thoughts. Even self-hatred is only hating a thought you have about yourself. You have a thought that says, “I’m a bad person.” This thought produces a feeling, and you buy into the feeling. However, if you don’t have the thought, you won’t have the [continue reading...]
There is no greater source of negative influence in your environment today than your television. Of course, as in every part of your environment, there is wanted and unwanted, and you do have the ability to focus and therefore to receive value from your television and media—but those sources do bring you a tremendously distorted, imbalanced [continue reading...]