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3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2016

7 Steps to Sanity


Daily Quotations from Kevin Everett FitzMaurice, M.S. (2016)

  • Ego will help you to recognize, remove, and replace your ego: a.k.a. self-esteem.

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#Soul #Focus: 2016-12-31

• Only good gives virtue and only virtue gives happiness.

• Focus on your soul, because that is where you serve virtue.

• Focus on your soul, because that is where the good can enter.

• Focus on your soul, because that is where you can intend to host the good.

• Focus on your soul, because that is where you can contact, feel, and enjoy the good.


#Reason #Unique: 2016-12-30

• Humans are different from animals and plants, because humans can choose to reason.

• Humans should specialize in the quality unique to humans: reasoning.

• Devotion to pleasure is something animals can do, what animals cannot do is to devote themselves to reason.

• Devotion to covetousness or greed is something animals can do, what animals cannot do is to devote themselves to reason.

• Devotion to drama, excitement, or stimulation is something animals can do, what animals cannot do is to devote themselves to reason.


#Suppress #Negative: 2016-12-29

• Excuses are a cover for suppressing negative choices or motivations.

• Justifications are a cover for suppressing negative outcomes or results.

• Ego defenses are a cover for suppressing negative desires or intentions.

• Rationalizations are a cover for suppressing negative facts or perspectives.

• Intellectualizations are a cover for suppressing negative emotions or thoughts.


#Absent #Past: 2016-12-28

• The past is absent.

• The future is absent.

• The last hour is absent.

• The next hour is absent.

• What is present but the present?


#Every #Peace: 2016-12-27

• Peace in every feeling.

• Peace in every thought.

• Peace in every action.

• Peace in every failure.

• Peace in every success.


#Ego #Grudge: 2016-12-26

• To forgive is to act against your ego.

• To hold a grudge is to feed your ego.

• To act mercifully is to act against your ego.

• To act vengefully is to feed your ego.

• To forgive is to accept your humanity in others.


#Faith #Light: 2016-12-25

• Have faith in the Light to dissolve anything and everything ugly inside you.

• Have hope in the Light to keep and guide you under itself.

• Have charity for the Light by believing it is always right.

• Serving the Light is your greatest calling and purpose.

• Praising the Light is gratitude for your life in and by the Light.


#Primary #Principle: 2016-12-24

• The primary principle of virtue is affinity.

• The primary principle of love is agreement.

• The primary principle of memory is matching.

• The primary principle of mathematics is addition.

• The primary principle of living things is continuing their own kind.


#Safe #Inside: 2016-12-23

• If you are safe inside, then who can anger you?

• If you are safe inside, then who can attack you?

• If you are safe inside, then who can disturb you?

• If you are safe inside, then what can worry you?

• If you are safe inside, then what can depress you?


#Rebel #Incorporate: 2016-12-22

• Rebellion incorporates what it hates in order to fight it.

• Blaming incorporates what it targets in order to damn it.

• Whining incorporates what it blames in order to discredit it.

• Persecution incorporates what it damns in order to punish it.

• Innovation incorporates what it evolves in order to replace it.


#Unreal #Pain: 2016-12-21

• Something might be emotionally and psychologically painful, but that alone does not make it real.

• Something might be emotionally and psychologically painful, but it might also be just ego paranoia.

• Something might be emotionally and psychologically painful, but it might also be just an ego fantasy.

• Something might be emotionally and psychologically painful, but it might also be just some self-esteem game.

• Something might be emotionally and psychologically painful, but it might also be just an imaginary ego conflict over inferiority and superiority.


#Exist #Ideas: 2016-12-20

• Can you exist without attaching to thoughts?

• Can you exist without psychological struggle or tension?

• Can you exist without psychological pulling, pushing, and trying?

• Can you exist without psychological blaming, claiming, covering, or damning?

• Can you exist without psychological demanding, expecting, persecuting, or regretting?


#Idea #Self: 2016-12-19

• Your idea of self as claiming to know something is not a human being.

• Your idea of self as trying to do something is not a human being.

• Your idea of self as claiming to be something is not a human being.

• Your idea of self based upon intending something that is not, is not your real self.

• Your ideas of self and other exist in your mind as concepts and images, not as human beings.


#Manage #Relationships: 2016-12-18

• Relationships are often about trying to manage someone else in order to manage yourself.

• Relationships are often about condemning and criticizing someone else instead of yourself.

• Relationships are often about trying to control someone else in order to control your emotions.

• Relationships are often about trying to fix someone else in order to fix your attitude and expectations.

• Relationships are often about trying to change someone else in order to change your self-esteem a.k.a. ego.


#Useful #Useless: 2016-12-17

• Is what you desire useful or useless for your values and virtues?

• Is what you desire helpful or harmful for your honesty and integrity?

• Is what you desire supportive or destructive for your freedom and intelligence?

• Is what you desire promoting or discouraging your self-control and responsibility?

• Is what you desire pragmatic or impractical for your emotional responsibility and maturity?


#Relationship #Issues: 2016-12-16

• If your self-talk is critical, then you will have relationship issues regarding criticism.

• If your self-talk is anxious, then you will have relationship issues regarding fear, trust, and worry.

• If your self-talk is negative, then you will have relationship issues regarding a lack of dreams, hope, and vision.

• If your self-talk is demeaning, then you will have relationship issues regarding depression, disrespect, and low self-esteem.

• If your self-talk is mean, then you will have relationship issues regarding arguing, controlling, dominating, and name-calling.


#Get #Hate: 2016-12-15

• If you hate whiners, then your self-talk whines.

• If you hate critical people, then your self-talk is critical.

• If you hate mean people, then your self-talk is mean to you.

• If you hate stupid people, then your self-talk tells you that you are stupid.

• If you hate inferior people, then your self-talk tells you that you are inferior.


#Listen #Loser: 2016-12-14

• Is listening to your self-talk like listening to a nagging husband or wife, then re-choose to listen to a motivational speaker.

• Is listening to your self-talk like listening to a bratty or whining child, then re-choose to listen to something positive and uplifting.

• Is listening to your self-talk like listening to a critical coach or teacher, then re-choose to listen to something encouraging and uplifting.

• Is listening to your self-talk like listening to a downer, loser, or pessimist, then re-choose to listen to something motivating and positive.

• Is listening to your self-talk like listening to a judgmental and negative boss, then re-choose to listen to something heartening and uplifting.


#Switch #Self-Talk: 2016-12-13

• Is listening to your self-talk like listening to bad TV shows, then choose to switch TV stations.

• Is listening to your self-talk like reading a bad play script, then choose to switch to a better script.

• Is listening to your self-talk like listening to a bad audio book, then choose to switch audio books.

• Is listening to your self-talk like listening to a bad radio talkshow, then choose to switch to a better show.

• Is listening to your self-talk like reading bad dialogue in a novel or short story, then choose to switch to hearing better dialogue.


#Advice #Circumstance: 2016-12-12

• Advice is reason guiding despite ego demanding that problems continue.

• Advice is practical and useful and oblivious to the whining of self-esteem.

• Advice is a rational proposal to make the best of the worst or the good better.

• Advice is reason proposing solutions to problems that emotion would prefer to keep.

• Advice is dependent upon circumstances such that good advice for one is bad advice for another.


#Weigh #Cost: 2016-12-11

• You weigh the cost when you spend money, but do you weigh the cost when you spend feeling?

• You weigh the cost when you spend money, but do you weigh the cost when you spend thinking?

• You weigh the cost when you spend money, but do you weigh the cost when you spend yourself?

• You weigh the cost when you spend money, but do you weigh the cost when you spend relationships?

• You weigh the cost when you spend money, but do you weigh the cost when you spend values and virtues?


#Trust #Energy: 2016-12-10

• Do you trust thought or Energy?

• Do you trust self-images or Energy?

• Do you trust self-concepts or Energy?

• Do you trust beliefs and ideas or Energy?

• Do you trust your conditioning and opinions or Energy?


#Feed #Thought: 2016-12-09

• Do you feed thoughts or your vessel?

• Do you feed self-concepts or your personhood?

• Do you feed self-images or your original nature?

• Do you feed beliefs and ideas or your authentic self?

• Do you feed your conditioning and opinions or your essence, natural self, and egoless self?


#Great #Wisdom: 2016-12-08

• The greatest success comes from starting and persisting.

• The greatest gain comes from finding and reclaiming your original nature.

• The greatest gratitude comes from making the most of your talents.

• The greatest happiness comes from emotional responsibility and a focus on the inner life.

• The greatest wisdom comes from examining and questioning all sources of information and choosing the reliable ones.


#Greatest #Stupidity: 2016-12-07

• The greatest failure comes from not starting.

• The greatest loss comes from wasting your life on self-esteem.

• The greatest regret comes from not following your dreams and talents.

• The greatest misery comes from believing that others control your feelings.

• The greatest stupidity comes from not proving beliefs, ideas, opinions, and theories against all sources of information.


#Growth #Spirit: 2016-12-06

• To grow in spirit is to grow your reliance on Spirit instead of on thought.

• There is no human growth except for the physical body; however, you can increase the time you are under Spirit instead of under thought.

• The ego develops and grows, not the human self.

• Watch and learn when you rely on Energy instead of on thought and observe how much better things work out.

• Discover what you do now and what you can do in the future to rely on Energy more and thought less while still valuing and using thought for what it is best for: categorizing, differentiating, indicating, labeling, matching, naming, recording, reminding, sorting.


#Energy #Logic: 2016-12-05

• Reason is energy over form.

• Reason is pattern first and detail second.

• Reason is an organizing principle or virtue.

• Reason is the intelligence that subsumes logic.

• Reason is energy directing thought into orderly forms.


#Dispute #Challenge: 2016-12-04

• 3Ps of Disputing: it is not personal; it is not practical; it is not productive.

• 3Rs of Disputing: recognize that it is not personal; remove it for being unproductive; replace it with something practical.

• Challenging, disputing, questioning, and testing your thinking for its results is part of a mature lifestyle.

• If your thinking is making your coping, feelings, problem solving, and responses worse, then it is time to give it up.

• If your thinking is hurting your attitude, productivity, and relationships, then it is time to switch to better thinking.


#Bear #Ugly: 2016-12-03

• Bearing your inner ugliness takes boldness and bravery.

• Bearing your inner ugliness takes fortitude and patient endurance.

• Bearing your inner ugliness takes courage, honesty, and a love of virtue.

• Bearing your inner ugliness takes faith and hope in the light of God.

• Bearing your inner ugliness takes an understanding of the power and purpose of the light to heal and make whole.


#Virtue #Reasons: 2016-12-02

• Virtues are reasons.

• Virtue is right reason.

• Virtues are reasoned principles.

• Virtues are examples of pure reasoning.

• Virtue is to reason as light is to goodness.


#Reason #Pure: 2016-12-01

• Reason is pure emotion.

• Reason is the highest passion.

• Reason cannot be exercised with low emotions or passions.

• Reason cannot be perceived with low emotions or passions.

• Reason cannot be appreciated or understood with low emotions or passions.


#Internal #External: 2016-11-30

• All valuable possessions are internal possessions.

• No external loss can compare to an internal loss.

• No external harm can compare to an internal harm.

• The loss of everything in the world does not mean the loss of anything internally.

• Damage to everything you own externally does not cause damage to anything you own internally.


#Think #About: 2016-11-29

• Thinking trying to control thinking for the purpose of coping is failing to think.

• Thinking trying to control thinking for the purpose of problem-solving is failing to think.

• Thinking trying to control thinking for the purpose of making more than one idea into one idea is failing to think.

• Thinking about thinking trying to pass for single-mindedness is hypocrisy and phoniness.

• Thinking about thinking trying to pass for single-mindedness is deception and double-mindedness.


#Person #Host: 2016-11-28

• Instead of asking “What concept or image am I now?” ask, “Whose vessel am I?”

• Instead of asking “What concept or image am I now?” ask, “Whose agenda do I serve?”

• Instead of asking “What concept or image am I now?” ask, “Whose thoughts am I hosting?”

• Instead of asking “What concept or image am I now?” ask, “Who benefits from what I am hosting?”

• Instead of asking “What concept or image am I now?” ask, “Who delivers and inspires what I am hosting?”


#Wherever #Go: 2016-11-27

• If wherever you go you are anxious or depressed, then you are choosing to entertain and host anxiety or depression.

• If wherever you go you are anxious or depressed, then you are choosing to amplify and magnify anxiety or depression.

• If wherever you go you are anxious or depressed, then you are secretly safeguarding and serving anxiety or depression.

• If wherever you go you are anxious or depressed, then you are carrying and containing anxiety or depression inside you.

• If wherever you go you are anxious or depressed, then look for your know-better-than payoffs a.k.a. pride for your maintaining anxiety or depression.


#Overcome #Warrior: 2016-11-26

• Overcome your negative desires with positive passions.

• All is driven by energy then passion then thought then action; therefore, rely on energy first.

• It is a gift to receive the energy and passion to overcome the lower desires and urges.

• To bear and face the negative while having energy and passion for the positive will always win in the end.

• The spiritual warrior stands their ground while the negative rages inside, because the warrior has faith in the virtue their heart is focused upon.


#Self-Govern #Child: 2016-11-25

• If you do not self-govern, then you demand social governing.

• If you do not self-govern, then you are emotionally immature.

• If you do not self-govern, then you remain a victim of circumstances.

• If you do not self-govern, then you blame, damn, and whine about what controls you.

• If you do not self-govern, then you try to control the people, places, and things that you think are controlling you.


#Give #Thanks: 2016-11-24

• Let’s give thanks, not with gluttony, but with acts of charity.

• Let’s give thanks, not with personal pleasures, but with acts of self-sacrifice.

• Let’s give thanks, not with buying junk, but with acts of compassion and kindness.

• Let’s give thanks, not with watching sports, but by visiting the imprisoned and sick.

• Let’s give thanks, not with self-centered pampering, but by helping the aged, helpless, homeless, infirmed, orphans, and widows.


#Snake #Tail: 2016-11-23

• Self-talk is obsessed with itself.

• Self-talk is the snake eating its own tail.

• Self-talk motivates the thoughts that drive it.

• Self-talk motivates the emotions that drive it.

• Self-talk is like a plate of spaghetti or a ball made of rubber bands: it is chaotic and loopy.


#Ultimate #Cause: 2016-11-22

• Self-talk is the ultimate conditioner.

• Self-talk is the ultimate maintainer of ego.

• Self-talk is the ultimate cause of human responses.

• Self-talk is the ultimate arbitrator of what gets to be conscious.

• Self-talk is the ultimate cause of human habits and personalities.


#Pull #Push: 2016-11-21

• The ego calls pushing and pulling on thoughts about the self–self-awareness.

• The ego calls pushing and pulling on thoughts about the self–finding and knowing the self.

• The ego calls pushing and pulling on thoughts about the self–fixing and working on the self.

• The ego calls pushing and pulling on thoughts about the self–evolving and improving the self.

• The ego calls pushing and pulling on thoughts about the self–coping with and problem-solving issues of the self.


#Consider #Ego: 2016-11-20

• The ego considers giving attention to others a form of robbery or sacrifice.

• The ego considers caring for others the price one must pay to make others care more for you.

• The ego considers listening to others the price one must pay to make others listen more to you.

• The ego considers all time–not spent on itself as the focus of attention and concern–as lost and wasted time.

• The ego considers everything in terms of profit and loss for its needs to appear superior and to avoid appearing inferior.


#Claim #Know: 2016-11-19

• The ego claims a sense of self from opposition or struggles with other people.

• The ego claims a sense of knowing self from judging self as its physical responses.

• The ego claims a sense of knowing self from judging what should-be based upon what should-not-be.

• The ego’s concepts and images of self are about trying to be one self and not be its opposite.

• The ego combines claiming, knowing, opposing, and trying to form the thought-based self that causes the problems of the world.


#Desire #Lies: 2016-11-18

• Desire claims that the desired object will exist forever.

• Desire claims that the desired object will make you happy forever.

• Desire claims that once you possess the desired object, you will own it forever.

• Desire claims that the moment of experiencing and owning the desired object will last forever.

• Desire claims that the desired object will be forever exciting, satisfying, stimulating, and unchanging.


#Prize #Empty: 2016-11-17

• Do you prize what is truly valuable?

• Do you prize things in your house?

• Do you prize thoughts in your mind?

• Do you prize automobiles, clothes, compliments, fame, fortune, furniture, gifts, heirlooms, jewelry, praise, presents, promotions, recognition, rewards, titles, or trophies?

• Or do you prize what you can take with you when you leave: the gifts in your heart from God?


#Care #Free: 2016-11-16

• Happiness is freedom from care; this explains why the carefree child is happy.

• The more desires that you have, the more care and unhappiness you must have to fulfill your desires.

• The more expectations that you have, the more care and unhappiness you will have about what happens or does not happen.

• The more things and thoughts that you possess, the more care and unhappiness you must have to keep your things and thoughts.

• The more self-concepts and self-images that you possess, the more care and unhappiness you must have to protect your self-concepts and self-images.


#Happiness #Nothing: 2016-11-15

• Nothing causes or brings happiness.

• There is no means or method to obtain happiness.

• Happiness is the state of mind that children are born with and adults must choose.

• Nothing grants happiness, because happiness is a lack of care for things and thoughts.

• The carefree are happy, because they live without care for things and thoughts by living under faith and hope.


#Own #Self: 2016-11-14

• Own your self rather than self-esteem.

• Own your self rather than fame or fortune.

• Own your self rather than a career or a title.

• Own your self rather than a family or a house.

• Own your self rather than other’s good opinions.


#Immoral #Dissatisfied: 2016-11-13

• Why punish the immoral who are not criminals when their life is punishment enough?

• The immoral are dissatisfied with themselves.

• The immoral are dissatisfied with their enemies, friends, and lovers.

• The immoral are dissatisfied with their social class, group, and society.

• The immoral are dissatisfied with what they desire, can get, have, and what is available.


#Shame #Social: 2016-11-12

• Shame is for society and guilt is for self.

• Shame is for the strong to bear and the weak to flee.

• A sense of shame works positively like a sense of humility does unless it is ego-based shame.

• Shame needs to be under the highest ideals and virtues else it serves ego, pride, self-esteem, and superiority.

• Shame and humility are necessary to keep one thinking well of others and praying for others rather than gathering pride to feed ego.


#Mind #Everything: 2016-11-11

• Your mind is everything you think.

• Your mind is everything you think it is.

• Your mind is everything you think it is not.

• Your mind is everything you think it should be and should not be.

• Your mind is the host for everything that you think, but your mind is nothing that you think, because your mind persists while your thoughts pass by.


#Know #Measurement: 2016-11-10

• The measurement is not the measured.

• Measurements are not forms of knowing.

• Measurement is not a form of knowing, but only a way to discover facts to manipulate.

• You can know a measurement, but that in no way indicates that you know what was measured.

• Measurement is technologically useful, but it is also misused for false claims and purposes such as by self-esteem.


#Past #Present: 2016-11-09

• Let them live in your past without you.

• Refuse to live in your past with your accusers or detractors.

• Those who cannot accept and see your new behaviors and habits are often those who cannot do that for themselves.

• There are those who desire your continued failure and wrongdoing as a means to boosting their superiority complex a.k.a. self-esteem.

• Those who do not believe in recovery, redemption, rehabilitation, or forgiveness are often self-righteous bigots working for your failure.


#Make #Stupid: 2016-11-08

• Acting stupidly does not make me stupid, but it does make the thinking I was following stupid.

• Being proved wrong does not make me wrong, but it does make the thinking I was following wrong.

• Making mistakes does not make me a mistake, but it does make the thinking I was following a mistake.

• An error in judgment does not make me an idiot, but it does call into question the thinking processes that I used to make that judgment.

• A misconception or misperception does not make me a fool, but it does call into question the thinking processes that I was relying upon.


#Dogs #Bark: 2016-11-07

• Dogs and humans bark for something to do.

• Dogs and humans bark for attention and contact.

• Dogs and humans bark to feel alive and important.

• Dogs and humans bark at what they are afraid of.

• Dogs and humans bark at what they don’t understand.


#Cannot #Overstudy: 2016-11-06

• Faith cannot be overstudied or over-learned.

• Hope cannot be overstudied or over-learned.

• Charity cannot be overstudied or over-learned.

• Integrity cannot be overstudied or over-learned.

• Virtue and compassion cannot be overstudied or over-learned.


#Exposure #Accountability: 2016-11-05

• To improve which habits you choose to feed, imagine them broadcast on social media.

• To improve which feelings you choose to feed, imagine them broadcast on social media.

• To improve which attitudes you choose to feed, imagine them broadcast on social media.

• To improve which behaviors you choose to feed, imagine them broadcast on social media.

• To improve which beliefs and thoughts you choose to feed, imagine them broadcast on social media.


#Switch #Higher: 2016-11-04

• Switch to higher goal.

• Switch to higher desire.

• Switch to higher virtue.

• Switch to higher pleasure.

• Switch to higher challenge.


#Problem #Increase: 2016-11-03

• We seek to end problems with problems and wonder why there is no end of problems.

• The means is the problem and any strategy or plan with the same means will continue the problem.

• Treating problems from or on the same level as the problems results in an increase in the problems.

• Problems are negatives and negatives are rarely cured with negatives but are far more often cured with positives.

• Means, such as blaming, damning, punishing, and suppressing, usually support and encourage problems rather than solve problems.


#Face #One: 2016-11-02

• You fear to face many feelings, but you can choose to face one feeling at a time.

• You fear to face many thoughts, but you can choose to face one thought at a time.

• You fear to face many memories, but you can choose to face one memory at a time.

• You fear to face many personal attacks, but you can choose to face one personal attack at a time.

• When you break down or chunk down your fears, you will find your fears are much easier to manage.


#Choose #Responsibility: 2016-11-01

• Who will see to your virtue if you do not?

• Who will see to your integrity if you do not?

• Who will see to your self-identity if you do not?

• Who will see to your self-awareness if you do not?

• Who will see to your emotional maturity if you do not?


#Leading #Cause: 2016-10-31

• Charity is a leading cause of positive actions.

• Humility is a leading cause of positive actions.

• Kindness is a leading cause of positive actions.

• Gratitude is a leading cause of positive actions.

• Compassion is a leading cause of positive actions.


#Die #Death: 2016-10-30

• You die when you murder a self-image.

• You die when you murder self as something.

• You die when you accept a self-image.

• You die when you accept self as something.

• When your body dies, it is only your last death.


#Feed #Feelings: 2016-10-29

• To be angry about anger is to feed anger.

• To fear fear is to feed fear.

• To be guilty about guilt is to feed guilt.

• To be ashamed of shame is to feed shame.

• To worry about worry is to feed worry.


#Fear #Owns: 2016-10-28

• The fear of anger is its own anger.

• The fear of death is its own death.

• The fear of guilt is its own guilt.

• The fear of shame is its own shame.

• The fear of worry is its own worry.


#Pride #Anger: 2016-10-27

• Anger is about anger, not the object of anger.

• Fear is about fear, not the object of fear.

• Guilt is about guilt, not the object of guilt.

• Pride is about pride, not the object of pride.

• Worry is about worry, not the object of worry.


#Unhappy #Future: 2016-10-26

• To be unhappy now, because you might be unhappy in the future, is not to live now.

• To be unhappy now, because you might be unhappy in the future, is to regard the future as the present.

• To be unhappy now, because you might be unhappy in the future, is to value unhappiness over happiness.

• To be unhappy now, because you might be unhappy in the future, is to make the uncertain future more important than the certain present.

• To be unhappy now, because you might be unhappy in the future, is to consider the pride payoff of knowing better than what happens in the future more important than living happily now.


#Live #Now: 2016-10-25

• The idea or plan to live prevents living.

• You cannot wait to start living or you will never be living.

• You cannot create or find the situation that will make you start to live.

• You cannot find the person that will make you start to live other than in the mirror.

• You cannot find the experience or stimulation that will make you start to live more than just in an event, moment, occurrence, or practice.


#Experience #Reaction: 2016-10-24

• Experiences and events cause reactions in dead things, not adult humans.

• Experiences and events cause reactions in dead things, not choosing humans.

• Experiences and events cause reactions in dead things, not self-aware humans.

• Experiences and events cause reactions in dead things, not responsible humans.

• Experiences and events cause reactions in dead things, not emotionally mature humans.


#Ego #Self-esteem: 2016-10-23

• Don’t be ego, be your true self.

• Don’t be self-esteem, be your natural self.

• Don’t be self-images, be your original self.

• Don’t be self-concepts, be your authentic self.

• Don’t be pride or shame, be your genuine self.


#Universe #Choice: 2016-10-22

• Change, life, variation, and work cannot be created by or derived from a neutral universe: neutral is no choice.

• Pleasure and pain cannot be created by or derived from a neutral universe: neutral is no reaction or response.

• Caring, meaning, and purpose cannot be created by or derived from a neutral universe: neutral is no movement.

• Ethics, logic, morals, reasoning, and values cannot be created by or derived from a neutral universe: neutral is no standards.

• A neutral universe can only be understood as offering apathy, coldness, disinterest, indifference, nothingness, nullity, numbness, voidism, and zero.


#Control #Experience: 2016-10-21

• Experience cannot change experience.

• Experience cannot control experience.

• Experience cannot conform, contain, convert, convince, or correct experience.

• Experience can be used to conceal or cover experience.

• Experience can be used to compare, condemn, or criticize experience.


#Experience #Source: 2016-10-20

• Experience is not energy, power, or spirit.

• Experience is not the cause of experience.

• Experience is not the source of experience.

• Experience is not the designer, inventor, or maker of experience.

• Experience is not responsible for experience; therefore, experience can have no guilt or shame for itself.


#Pride #Payoff: 2016-10-19

• Is the pride payoff from being right worth its mental and relationship miseries?

• Is the pride payoff from arguing and fighting worth its mental and relationship miseries?

• Is the pride payoff from whining and worrying worth its mental and relationship miseries?

• Is the pride payoff from blaming and damning worth its mental and relationship miseries?

• Is the pride payoff from controlling and demanding worth its mental and relationship miseries?


#Problem #Problems: 2016-10-18

• The problem is the problem, because you seek and turn to the problem.

• The problem is the problem, because you have faith and hope in the problem.

• The problem is the problem, because you try to fix and solve the problem with the problem.

• The problem is the problem, because you give your attention, energy, and time to the problem.

• The problem is the problem, because you focus on and rely on the problem to organize your life and story.


#Mind #Problem: 2016-10-17

• The mind can make health into more of a problem than sickness.

• The mind can make fame into more of a problem than obscurity.

• The mind can make advantage into more of a problem than disadvantage.

• The mind can make fortune or riches into more of a problem than poverty.

• The disturbed mind moves to any circumstances, events, happenings, locations, occasions, places, or situations to make them disturbed as it is.


#Focus #Experiences: 2016-10-16

• Focusing on changing existing experiences will cause more problems, not solve problems.

• Focusing on controlling existing experiences will cause more problems, not solve problems.

• Focusing on concealing or covering existing experiences will cause more problems, not solve problems.

• Focusing on condemning or criticizing existing experiences will cause more problems, not solve problems.

• Focusing on conforming, converting, or correcting existing experiences will cause more problems, not solve problems.


#Communicate #Caring: 2016-10-15

• You communicate when the other person views you as caring.

• You communicate when the other person views you as engaged.

• You communicate when the other person views you as empathic.

• You communicate when the other person views you as attentive and connected.

• You communicate when the other person views you as objective, professional, or rational.


#Admit #Mistake: 2016-10-14

• Admitting a mistake is better than making an excuse for a mistake.

• Apologizing without excusing is better than apologizing while excusing.

• Making amends is better than apologizing without making amends.

• Responsibility is constant despite circumstances; however, there are demanding circumstances that can circumvent previous plans.

• Step one: admit the mistake was a mistake; step two: offer a plan to prevent the mistake in the future; step three: offer a way to make amends for the mistake.


#Capitalism #Government: 2016-10-13

• Capitalism puts profit first and focuses on benefits to the economy over any other benefits.

• Capitalism exists in and corrupts all systems of government whether communist, democratic, dictatorship, Islamic, monarchal, republic, socialist, sultanate, or theocracy.

• Benefitism is putting benefits first as they are defined in a hierarchal order such as: planet, people, civilization, economy.

• Capitalism is destroying the world through corporations and governments.

• Benefitism can save the world through corporations and governments.


#Happiness #Unhappiness: 2016-10-12

• Happiness is valuing what you have as enough.

• Unhappiness is valuing what you have as not enough.

• Happiness never exists without contentment.

• Unhappiness never exists without discontent.

• Happiness and unhappiness are not achievements, actions, goals, possessions, products, results, or works–because they are states of mind.


#Integrity #Stress: 2016-10-11

• Integrity means your ship sails through rough waters without breaking apart.

• Integrity means holding together under stress, which means you do the right thing anyway.

• Integrity means you stand by your ideals and values despite circumstances and pressures to surrender them.

• Integrity means you stand by your experience of your authentic self despite family and friends making you out to be someone or something else.

• Integrity means you stand by your experience of your authentic self despite educational, social, or spiritual conditioning to view yourself otherwise.


#Reasons #Excuses: 2016-10-10

• Reasons are probable causes for your not doing what you promised to do.

• Reasons are probable causes for your doing what you should not have done.

• Excuses are things to blame for your not doing what you should have done for the sake of saving face.

• Excuses are things to blame for your not doing what you promised to do for the sake of your not appearing bad, foolish, or weak.

• Excuses serve ego while reasons serve understanding and acceptance.


#Alone #Present: 2016-10-09

• Can you experience the present alone or only with the past or future?

• Does the present exist for you by itself or only with either the past or future?

• You get lost in the past and future sometimes, but how often do you get lost in the present moment?

• Are you the slave of thought so that you are never free of thought to just be present?

• Is it your ego feeding that keeps you flipping back forth between the past, present, and future?


#Be #Yourself: 2016-10-08

• You need to defend your right to be yourself.

• You need to give yourself permission to be yourself.

• You need to accept that society wants you to be anyone but yourself.

• You need to accept that formal education wants you to become anyone but yourself.

• You need to accept that being yourself will neither please everyone nor be an easy way to live in society.


#Imitate #Talent: 2016-10-07

• When you imitate others you become a mask.

• When you imitate a genius you become a stupid.

• When you imitate the famous you become the boring.

• When you imitate the talented you become the mediocre.

• When you imitate the rich you you become a poor soul.


#Faith #Acceptance: 2016-10-06

• Do you live in fear or faith?

• Do you live in envy or gratitude?

• Do you live in resentment or love?

• Do you live in revenge or forgiveness?

• Do you live in rejection or acceptance?


#Live #Possibility: 2016-10-05

• Do you live in chance or hope?

• Do you live in regret or prayer?

• Do you live in accident or choice?

• Do you live in blame or responsibility?

• Do you live in probability or possibility?


#Nothing #Hurt: 2016-10-04

• No one can hurt you if you are no one.

• No one can attack you if you are no one.

• Nothing can hurt you if you are nothing.

• Nothing can attack you if you are nothing.

• Be someone and something and be hurt and attacked as someone and something.


#Rich #Profit: 2016-10-03

• Riches without relief will ruin.

• Profit without principles will ruin.

• Spirituality without service will ruin.

• Science without conscience will ruin.

• Government without gratitude will ruin.


#Health # Wealth: 2016-10-02

• Health is wealth.

• Health is valued or lost.

• Health is practiced or lost.

• Health is prioritized or lost.

• Health is maintained or lost.


#Responsibility #Necessary: 2016-10-01

• Responsibility is necessary for an owned life.

• Responsibility is necessary for choice to exist.

• Responsibility is necessary for maturity to exist.

• Responsibility is necessary for facing your inner life.

• Responsibility is necessary for a healthy heart, soul, and mind.


#Friendship #Shared: 2016-09-30

• It is not friendship until they are you.

• It is not friendship until it is a responsibility.

• It is not friendship until there are shared ideals.

• It is not friendship until there is no turning back.

• It is not friendship until there is non-romantic love.


#Whine #Blame: 2016-09-29

• Whining requires blaming.

• Blaming requires a lack of responsibility.

• Whiners are often just irresponsible blamers.

• Whiners are not accepting, problem solving, or understanding problems.

• Taking responsibility for and understanding problems is necessary in order to find and implement effective solutions, but whining is often in the way solutions.


#Pain #Owns: 2016-09-28

• Are you your pain or does pain own you?

• Are you the slave of your pain?

• Is pain your real self?

• Is pain your boss?

• Is pain your direction, goal, god, or ideal?


#Claim #Pain: 2016-09-27

• Who or what inside claims to be your pain?

• What does this thing or thought want to use your pain for?

• How is your pain driving, intending, and motivating itself?

• How is your pain abusing, misguiding, and using you?

• Why do you give some much power and purpose to pain?


#Reattach #Curiosity: 2016-09-26

• Detach from conditioning and reattach to awe.

• Detach from knowing and reattach to curiosity.

• Detach from ego and reattach to your original nature.

• Detach from expectations and reattach to acceptance.

• Detach from fame and fortune and reattach to genuineness and spontaneity.


#Detach #Disconnect: 2016-09-25

• Detachment is not disconnection.

• To detach is to stop identifying with.

• To disconnect is to ignore and isolate.

• Detach your self from life, and you learn to feel, hear, and see life again.

• Detach your self from others, and you learn to feel, hear, and see others again.


#Contact #Self: 2016-09-24

• Contact another person’s self with your self, and contact yourself.

• Contact another person’s self with your self, and awaken another person.

• Contact another person’s self with your self, and help heal another person.

• Contact another person’s self with your self, and contact the community of humanity.

• Contact another person’s self with your self, and you encourage and support that person.


#Don’t #Suppress: 2016-09-23

• Escape it, don’t suppress it.

• Switch from it, don’t suppress it.

• Let the destructive go while following its opposite to fruition.

• Amplify virtue without suppressing immorality, and virtue will rule immorality.

• Follow higher principles while not suppressing lower principles, and higher principles will rule lower desires, motives, and principles.


#Stories #Sell: 2016-09-22

• You have no self or story, but only ego, fantasies, and delusions.

• You cheat, lie, murder, and steal for stories despite their lack of evidence or proof for being real.

• You are motivated by story in order to gain and possess ego pleasure, but you reap only delusion.

• You talk from your story to them while they listen to their own story despite both stories being unreal.

• You entertain bad stories for your enemies and good stories for your friends, but there are no real or true stories for humans.


#Thinking #Turns: 2016-09-21

• Thinking hills are mountains will not turn hills into mountains.

• Thinking trees are mountains will not turn trees into mountains.

• Thinking rivers are mountains will not turn rivers into mountains.

• Thinking clouds are mountains will not turn clouds into mountains.

• Thinking flowers are mountains will not turn flowers into mountains.


#Way #Thought: 2016-09-20

• The way cannot be found with thought.

• The way cannot be shared with thought.

• The way cannot be taught with thought.

• The way cannot be sought with thought.

• The way cannot be practiced with thought.


#Profit #First: 2016-09-19

• Lizard logic is profit-first logic.

• Profit first is beneath primitive.

• Worst decision ever is the profit-first decision.

• Profit first is the enemy of humanity and sanity.

• Profit first is the enemy of life and sustainability.


#Seek #Smart: 2016-09-18

• Smart is seeking health, not fame.

• Smart is seeking peace, not advantage.

• Smart is seeking eternal life, not riches.

• Smart is seeking equality, not superiority.

• Smart is seeking truth and wisdom, not acceptance or approval.


#Repeat #Magic: 2016-09-17

• Repeating thoughts does not magically make them into reality.

• Repeating thoughts does not magically empower them to be creative.

• Repeating thoughts does not magically give them power to change reality.

• Repeating thoughts does not magically give them control over other thoughts.

• Repeating thoughts does not magically give them power to change, fix, or rewrite the past.


#Pain #Strain: 2016-09-16

• Pain is necessary to protect health.

• Pain is necessary to improve or recover health.

• Strain is necessary to exercise and maintain health.

• The degree of strain is made important or unimportant by how you feel or think about the strain.

• The degree of pain is made important or unimportant by the degree of damage the pain might be warning you about.


#Reflect #Sanity: 2016-09-15

• Drama about reflections (thoughts) is meaningless noise.

• Regarding reflections as if they were living beings is neither practical nor sane.

• Using reflections to try to change or control reflections is not an intelligent response.

• Making up life stories for reflections might be amusing, but it is a delusional distraction.

• Comparing and rating reflections as if they were the real thing can only be regarded as ignorant and self-defeating.


#Problem #Solve: 2016-09-14

• Blaming a problem is not problem solving.

• Damning a problem is not problem solving.

• Regretting a problem is not problem solving.

• Whining about a problem is not problem solving.

• Worrying about a problem is not problem solving.


#Mistake #Mind: 2016-09-13

• Do you mistake a radio for music? Then why do you mistake your mind for thinking?

• Do you mistake a TV for a TV show? Then why do you mistake your mind for the images on it?

• Do you mistake a movie screen for a movie? Then why do you mistake your mind for the images on it?

• Do you mistake a telephone for a phone call? Then why do you mistake your mind for the thoughts in it?

• Do you mistake an Internet browser for a website? Then why do you mistake your mind for the thoughts in it?


#Teach #Value: 2016-09-12

• Coach’s value comes from what they teach a player to do for themselves.

• Parent’s value comes from what they teach their child to do for themselves.

• Counselor’s value comes from what they teach a client to do for themselves.

• Teachers’s value comes from what they teach a student to do for themselves.

• Advisor’s, example’s, guardian’s, guru’s, instructor’s, mentor’s, or role model’s value comes from what they teach a person to do for themselves.


#See #Hear: 2016-09-11

• The eye can see color, but the eye cannot see the cause or source of color.

• The ear can hear sound, but the ear cannot hear the cause or source of sound.

• The fingers can sense touch, but the fingers cannot sense the cause or source of touch.

• The tongue can sense taste, but the tongue cannot sense the cause or source of taste.

• The nose can sense smell, but the nose cannot sense the cause or source of smell.


#Silence #Teach: 2016-09-10

• What is silence but the great path.

• What is silence but the great source.

• What is silence but the great teacher.

• What is silence but the great reservoir.

• What is silence but the great companion.


#Understand #Comprehend: 2016-09-09

• What can be taught cannot be learned.

• What can be written cannot be understood.

• What can be expressed cannot be comprehended.

• Understanding is not of ideas even when of ideas.

• Comprehension is not of words even when of words.


#Battle #War: 2016-09-08

• Peace is not a struggle.

• Peace is not a result of war.

• Peace is not a battle that can be won.

• Peace is neither an effort nor a conflict.

• Peace is not a battle that a wise person will enter.


#Peace #First: 2016-09-07

• Peace within or no peace without.

• Peace inside first or war outside forever.

• Peace in your attitude or war in your actions.

• Peace in your inner world or war in your outer world.

• Peace in your thoughts and feeling or war in your relationships.


#Find #Inside: 2016-09-06

• Find inside the one who does not speak and remember when that was you.

• Find inside the one who does not act or do and remember when that was you.

• Find inside the one who does not claim or take credit and remember when that was you.

• Find inside the one who does not think of themselves and remember when that was you.

• Find inside the one who does not promote themselves and remember when that was you.


#Responsible #Irresponsible: 2016-09-05

• Responsible people cope while irresponsible people blame.

• Responsible people problem solve while irresponsible people whine.

• Responsible people seek advice and help while irresponsible people damn others.

• Responsible people help others to succeed while irresponsible people persecute others.

• Responsible people seek to understand and learn from failure while irresponsible people worry about failure.


#Ideal #Failure: 2016-09-04

• For ideal failure, treat thought as the means of memory and recall.

• For ideal failure, treat thought as the means of accomplishment and action.

• For ideal failure, treat thought as the means of insight, intelligence, and wisdom.

• For ideal failure, treat thought as the means of comprehending, knowing and understanding.

• For ideal failure, treat thought as the means of advice, counsel, direction, guidance, instruction, and leadership.


#Fail #Perfectly: 2016-09-03

• To fail perfectly, treat thought as the source of life.

• To fail perfectly, treat thought as the source of reality.

• To fail perfectly, treat thought as the source of energy and power.

• To fail perfectly, treat thought as the source of ability, capability, and talent.

• To fail perfectly, treat thought as the source of creativity, inspiration, and invention.


#Forget #Convenience: 2016-09-02

• We learn to forget to read from TV.

• We learn to forget to exercise and walk from automobiles.

• We learn to forget to cook and eat together from fast food.

• We learn to forget to send cards and to write notes from email and texting.

• We learn to forget to be quiet, contemplate, meditate, and pray from hurrying and running around as if we were getting somewhere where we are not.


#Comment #Being: 2016-09-01

• All biography is delusion or illusion.

• There is no history or story for a human being other than being a human being.

• No matter how long you live or what you do or do not do, there is nothing to say about you.

• There is nothing to comment on about human beings once one has said that they are human beings.

• Gossip and the news never comment on people, because their comments are on thoughts and habits, not human beings.


#Talking #Thoughts: 2016-08-31

• Thoughts talking about thoughts are not you talking about you.

• Thoughts talking about thoughts feed thoughts- – neither virtue nor you.

• Thoughts talking about thoughts are not a human being talking about a human being.

• Thoughts talking about thoughts as if you were thoughts reduces you to endless thoughts about thoughts.

• Thoughts talking about thoughts as beings makes you into thoughts so that thoughts might feed upon and replace you.


#Think #Receive: 2016-08-30

• You don’t think thoughts, you receive thoughts.

• You don’t think thoughts, you entertain thoughts.

• You don’t think thoughts, you experience thoughts.

• You don’t observe or witness thoughts, you contact and feel thoughts.

• You don’t analyze or judge thoughts, you receive analyses, evaluations, and judgments of thoughts.


#Thought #Intention: 2016-08-29

• It is important to understand the intention of your thoughts and to act accordingly.

• If your thoughts intend to feed themselves, then they don’t care about anything else.

• If your thoughts intend to feed themselves, then changing their content only changes their appearance.

• If your thoughts intend to feed themselves, then changing their style will only affect their social acceptability.

• If your thoughts intend to feed themselves, then changing their means or methods will only change your comfort with being consumed by them.


#Free #Mind: 2016-08-28

• Release all rules that restrain thought.

• Break all bonds on your mind’s liberty.

• Disencumber your mind’s self-direction.

• Embrace perfect freedom of thought flow.

• Return to your root of an independent mind.


#Work #Rest: 2016-08-27

• Work to rest.

• Serve to rule.

• Let go to obtain.

• Fall down to rise up.

• Be under to be on top.


#Wrong #Right: 2016-08-26

• What have you already sacrificed to your being right?

• What are you willing to continue to sacrifice to your being right?

• Have you chosen to hurt people rather than to stop insisting that you are right?

• Have you chosen to ruin relationships rather than to stop insisting that you are right?

• Have you chosen to turn people against you rather than to stop insisting that you are right?


#Value #Valueless: 2016-08-25

• Can you value the utility of human futility?

• Can you value the worth of human worthlessness?

• Can you value the usefulness of human uselessness?

• Can you find profit in recognizing human unprofitability?

• Can you find it fruitful to confess the fruitlessness of human endeavors?


#Thinking #Reasoning: 2016-08-24

• Why call it thinking when it is not a rational process but only ego feeding?

• Why call it thinking when it is not a rational process but only noise making?

• Why call it thinking when it is not a reasoning process but only ego serving?

• Why call it thinking when it is not a reasoning process but only the chatter of thought feeding itself?

• Why call it thinking when it is not a rational process but only thought replacing self for the sake of pride and self-esteem?


#Explain #Teach: 2016-08-23

• The nature of wisdom cannot be discerned, explained, or taught, because it is of Energy, not thought.

• The nature of skill and talent cannot be discerned, explained, or taught, because they are of Energy, not thought.

• The nature of genius and intelligence cannot be discerned, explained, or taught, because they are of Energy, not thought.

• The nature of ability and performance cannot be discerned, explained, or taught, because they are of Energy, not thought.

• The nature of creativity and spontaneity cannot be discerned, explained, or taught, because they are of Energy, not thought.


#Intelligence #Verbal: 2016-08-22

• Verbal intelligence cannot compete with sense intelligence.

• Verbal intelligence cannot compete with sound intelligence.

• Verbal intelligence cannot compete with feeling intelligence.

• Verbal intelligence cannot compete with energy intelligence.

• Verbal intelligence cannot compete with balance, sight, taste, touch, or nonverbal intelligence.


#Method #Death: 2016-08-21

• All knowing is of thought and reinforces thought as your life, which makes all knowing against your life as emptiness.

• All methods of self-improvement are of thought and reinforce thought as your life, which makes all methods against your life as inner host.

• All becoming and evolving is of thought and reinforces your thoughts as your life, which makes all becoming against your life as inner vessel.

• All practices and rituals are of thought and reinforce thought as your life, which makes all practices and rituals against your life as inner container.

• All pride and beliefs in superiority and uniqueness are of thought and reinforce thought as your life, which makes all pride and beliefs in superiority and uniqueness against your life as quietude and stillness.


#Living #Dead: 2016-08-20

• Either your thoughts are eating energy or your being as a vessel is.

• Either your thoughts are living inside of you or your being as a host is.

• When your thoughts are feeding, then you are sleeping.

• When your thoughts are feeding, then you are among the living dead.

• Either your thoughts have life within your body or you as a vessel have life within your body.


#Pay #Attention: 2016-08-19

• If you are not aware of what you are doing, then what are you aware of?

• If you are not caring for what you are doing, then what are you caring for?

• If you are not mindful of what you are doing, then what are you mindful of?

• If you are not paying attention to what you are doing, then what are you doing?

• If you are not paying attention to what you are doing, then what are you paying attention to?


#Opinion #Other: 2016-08-18

• Concerned with others’ opinions, yours become corrupted and tainted.

• Concerned with others’ opinions, yours become less and less important.

• Concerned with others’ opinions, yours become dishonored and discredited.

• Concerned with others’ opinions, yours become what you imagine theirs to be.

• Concerned with others’ opinions, yours become secondary to your fantasies about theirs.


#Sensations #Feed: 2016-08-17

• Don’t be the sensations of the body, because that is your host.

• Don’t be the sensations of thoughts, because that is the food of ego.

• Don’t be the sensations of experiences, because that is what is hosted, not the host.

• Be the sensations of the functioning of your host nature, because that is your life.

• Be the host in relation to the hosted and in relation to the Light that processes and takes care of the hosted for you.


#Object #Feel: 2016-08-16

• You must take out inner objects.

• You must not seek inner objects.

• You must not serve inner objects.

• You must not be about inner objects.

• You must not be ruled by inner objects.


#Compose #Invent: 2016-08-15

• Sing from energy, not thought.

• Paint from energy, not thought.

• Perform from energy, not thought.

• Compose from energy, not thought.

• Create and invent from energy, not thought.


#Energy #State: 2016-08-14

• Wisdom is an energy state, not a thinking state.

• Skill and talent are energy states, not thinking states.

• Genius and intelligence are energy states, not thinking states.

• Ability and performance are energy states, not thinking states.

• Creativity and spontaneity are energy states, not thinking states.


#Seek #Sleep: 2016-08-13

• More people seek to be asleep than seek to be awake.

• More people seek to be unaware than seek to be aware.

• More people seek to avoid themselves than seek to follow out every sensation, feeling, and thought.

• More people seek to escape themselves than seek to face the good, neutral, and bad inside themselves.

• People pray to have the strength to ignore their inner life, because of the conflict, pain, stress, and strife of their ego games.


#Knowledge #Wisdom: 2016-08-12

• All the knowledge in the world cannot confer wisdom.

• Words, books, and instruction manuals cannot create insight or wisdom.

• Words, books, and instruction manuals cannot make you learn to love or hate.

• A teacher can point to the path or road, but not walk the path or road for your heart, soul, or mind.

• All the instruction in the world cannot help you to understand what you are not given to, open to, or ready to understand.


#Taking #Sides: 2016-08-11

• Take a side in a dialectics and die as that side.

• Take a side in a dialectics and lose awareness of what that dialectic reveals.

• Take a side in a dialectics and lose your center for the pride of being better or right.

• Take a side in a dialectics and destroy the function and purpose of that dialectic to bring the new to light.

• Take a side in a dialectics and end discovery, exploration, and the delight of new connections, patterns, and music.


#Emotional #Disturbance: 2016-08-10

• Ego pain is a lack of faith in Energy.

• Hurt is a lack of surrender to Energy.

• Depression is a lack of hope in Energy.

• Emotional upset is a lack of non-doing and waiting upon Energy.

• Emotional disturbance exists because of a lack of trust in Energy; and, instead, a trust in thought.


#Arrested #Disfigured: 2016-08-09

• Arrested by anything, nothing remains.

• Arrested by anything, lost to everything.

• Arrested by anything, dead as something.

• Arrested by anything, disfigured by everything.

• Arrested by anything, imprisoned by thought-things.


#Self #Space: 2016-08-08

• Self is place, not cause.

• Self is space, not source.

• Self is mirror, not mirrored.

• Self is transceiver, not signals.

• Self is host, not awareness, consciousness, energy, light, or power.


#Hold #Own: 2016-08-07

• Insults doesn’t hold you, you hold insults.

• Hurt doesn’t devour you, you devour hurt.

• Suffering doesn’t trap you, you trap suffering.

• Problems doesn’t own you, you own problems.

• Negative identities don’t cling to you, you cling to negative identities.


#Drama #Trouble: 2016-08-06

• People pursue suffering like a lion pursues its prey.

• The angry person needs trouble like trees need air.

• The proud and puffed-up person needs inferiors like the spider needs flies.

• The hysterical and needy person needs drama and excitement like fish need water.

• The complaining and whining person needs gossip and news like plants need sunlight.


#Social #Order: 2016-08-05

• Self-esteem enslaves by having you seek the prizes of your social structure.

• Self-esteem conquers by turning you into an enforcer and tool of your social hierarchy.

• Self-esteem overruns and occupies by turning you into a part of the mechanism of maintaining your social order.

• Self-esteem conditions and indoctrinates by turning you into a consumer of the desires and dreams of your social system.

• Self-esteem entrenches and maintains itself by promoting the exploitation of the evolution of pride and privilege as social ideals.


#Genius #Skill: 2016-08-04

• Bliss, joy, genius, skill, and talent all require freedom.

• Bliss, joy, genius, skill, and talent do not exist by thought.

• Bliss, joy, genius, skill, and talent do not rely upon thought.

• Bliss, joy, genius, skill, and talent are not controlled by thought.

• Bliss, joy, genius, skill, and talent can all be interrupted and thwarted by thought.


#Return #Start: 2016-08-03

• To go far is to return to where you started.

• To invest in loss is to invest in your constant self.

• To worry about self-ness is to worry about ego, not self.

• The flower is pretty, but the fruit of the flower sustains life.

• Stay with the substance of your being, not with the appearance of your social self.


#Human #Not: 2016-08-02

• Human beings are not self-esteem.

• Human beings are not social-esteem.

• Human beings are not self-constructs.

• Human beings are not social-constructs.

• Human beings are not ego, pride, or shame.


#Enlightenment #Non-Doing: 2016-08-01

• You cannot do non-doing, because you have never done anything.

• You are never in the way, because you are nothing that can be in the way.

• You cannot be convinced of anything, because you cannot understand anything.

• You are never just along for the ride, because you are not something that can ride along.

• You cannot achieve or reach enlightenment, because you cannot achieve or reach anything.


#Sky #Water: 2016-07-31

• Wavy water cannot reflect the sky.

• Rushing water cannot reflect the sky.

• Bubbling water cannot reflect the sky.

• Babbling brooks cannot reflect the sky.

• Still and quiet water can reflect the sky.


#Straight #Crooked: 2016-07-30

• Tell the hill or a rock that it is not round.

• Tell the forest that it is not lined up or organized.

• Tell the mountain that it is not geometric or smooth.

• Tell the tree that it is crooked or tell the flower that it is not straight.

• No, you know better; however, you have no problem telling this and worse to a child.


#Media #Control: 2016-07-29

• The media first tells you what to think about an event by limiting and organizing the information.

• The media next tells you what to feel about an event by dramatizing and highlighting some of the information.

• The media next tells you what principles or values are at stake about an event by catastrophizing and exaggerating some of the information.

• The media next tells you what to demand others do about the event by telling you how to feel about your principles by continuing to catastrophize about and exaggerate some of the information.

• The media finally tells you who to damn and blame for the media’s created problem, which will be one of the enemies of the owner’s of the news-entertainment media, enemies in the way of the media’s profit.


#Hold #Accountable: 2016-07-28

• Hold your self-talk accountable for the energy and time it demands.

• Hold your self-talk accountable for the style, tone, and words that it uses.

• Hold your self-talk accountable for the effects and results that it produces.

• Hold your self-talk accountable for accepting, coping, and problem solving.

• Hold your self-talk accountable for detaching from your ego, pride, self-esteem, and social-esteem.


#Aware #Awake: 2016-07-27

• Awake is when you sense without thought.

• Awake is awareness free of attachments to thought.

• Awake is having your awareness free of ego, self-esteem, and social-esteem.

• Awake is when your consciousness is not divided, multitasking, or split between sensing reality versus sensing thoughts as reality.

• Awake is having all of your awareness or consciousness available instead of some being compartmentalized or partitioned off by thought.


#Ignore #People: 2016-07-26

• People say they don’t like to be ignored, but no one ignores them more than themselves.

• How many times today did you ignore your need for time and space?

• How many times today did you ignore your intuition and gut feelings?

• How many times today did you ignore your true feelings and thoughts?

• How many times today did you ignore your awareness of energy states and vibrations within and without you?


#Discontent #Dissatisfied: 2016-07-25

• Desire is disproportion and imbalance.

• Desire is discontentment and disturbance.

• Desire is a demand that sows conflict and sorrow.

• Desire is unease and unhappiness or it could not exist.

• Desire can only exist as a need even if it is not a real need; therefore, desire is dissatisfaction.


#Desire #Ambition: 2016-07-24

• Desire brings more desire.

• Ambition brings more ambition.

• Desire cannot be satisfied or it would not be desire.

• Ambition cannot be satisfied or it would not be ambition.

• Seeking is seeking, not acceptance; growing is growing, not non-doing; becoming is becoming, not peace or surrender.


#Clouds #Pass: 2016-07-23

• The clouds upon the lake do not cloud the lake.

• The clouds passing upon the lake do not take the lake with them.

• The clouds passing upon the lake do not change or color the lake.

• The clouds passing upon the lake do not cause ripples or waves upon the lake.

• The thoughts upon the mind do not not affect the mind unless you identify with and become them.


#Sky #Lake: 2016-07-22

• The sky on the lake is not the lake.

• The sky on the lake does not depend upon the lake.

• The sky on the lake neither increases nor decreases the lake.

• The sky on the lake is neither increased nor decreased by the lake.

• The thoughts on the mind are not dependent upon the mind nor is the mind dependent upon the thoughts.


#Without #Within: 2016-07-21

• Chasing the without, one grows weary.

• Chasing the within, one grows disillusioned.

• Hosting all within in the Light, all within returns to the Light.

• Neither chasing nor running from the within, the within reveals itself in the Light.

• Remaining the host, nothing within harms or mars and all is brought before the Light.


#Self-Talk #Care: 2016-07-20

• Self-talk, why should I let you occupy my mind?

• Self-talk, why should I care about what you are saying?

• Self-talk, why does what you are saying deserve my time and attention?

• Self-talk, what goal, intention, or purpose makes it necessary for me to listen to you?

• Self-talk, why do you insist on distracting and interrupting me with your endless and mindless chatter designed only to feed itself?


#Inside #Look: 2016-07-19

• Inside, open whatever is opening you.

• Inside, follow whatever is following you.

• Inside, look at whatever is looking at you.

• Inside, examine and test whatever is examining and testing you.

• Inside, when you examine, follow, open, look at, and test whatever is doing the same to you, then the Light increases and the darkness shrinks away.


#Aware #Increase: 2016-07-18

• It is silly to cultivate awareness, because if you are alive then you are aware.

• It is absurd to try to be aware, because you cannot increase or decrease your awareness.

• When your awareness is attached to concepts and images of yourself, others, and life, then you appear to have less awareness.

• When you free your awareness from attachment to ego, self-esteem, and thought-things, then you appear to have more awareness.

• Ideas of attending, awareness, being present, focusing, meditating, and witnessing are just more attachments waiting to devour awareness.


#Host #See: 2016-07-17

• The host experiencing sees and feels without thought.

• The host as experiencer does experience but not as thought.

• The host has experiences as sensations, not as thoughts as does the experiencer composed of thought.

• The host experiencing is not in the way of or part of the focus as is the experiencer constructed of thought.

• The host experiences experience, not thoughts as and in place of experience—as does the experiencer composed of thought.


#Experience #Non-Verbal: 2016-07-16

• The experiencer experiences itself as thought.

• The experiencer experiences experience as thought.

• Experience is sensations, not thoughts.

• Experience is non-verbal, not verbal thoughts.

• Experience is not static like the experiencer and its experience which are composed of static thoughts.


#Experiencer #Experienced: 2016-07-15

• The experiencer cannot experience experience.

• The experienced cannot experience experience.

• The experiencer experiences itself as experience.

• The experienced is the experiencer as experience.

• The experiencer and the experienced are attachments that reveal thoughts as experience, but not experience.


#Solitude #Absorbing: 2016-07-14

• You are in solitude when you are reading a book intently.

• You are in solitude when in a crowd and focused upon where you are going.

• You are in solitude when you are not there and only the movie or music is there.

• You are in solitude when at work or play with others and absorbed in your service.

• You are in solitude when you are just hosting, not knowing, doing, or being anything.


#Angry #Hurt: 2016-07-13

• Do you get angry at kindness or virtue?

• Do you get angry at compassion or love?

• Do you get angry at awareness or consciousness?

• You get angry at ego, pride, self-esteem, and shame.

• You get angry at ego danger, ego pain, ego threats, feelings of inferiority, hurt pride, and low self-esteem.


#Light #Right: 2016-07-12

• Put everything in the Light.

• Peaceful Light makes all right.

• Pull everything that pulls into the Light.

• Push everything that pushes into the Light.

• Perfect liberty of thought and feeling is in the Light.


#Lost #Possession: 2016-07-11

• To have been lost, something must have been possessed.

• To have been possessed, something must have been important.

• To have been important, something must have met a necessity of life.

• To have met a necessity of life, something must have sustained body or soul.

• To have sustained body or soul, something must have been a gift from God.


#Attachment #Delusion: 2016-07-10

• Attachment is a delusion, because neither the attacher nor the attached exist except as thought.

• You cannot attach, because you only imagine attaching to a concept or an image of something.

• Who is the attacher but a concept or an image so an unreality?

• What is the attached but a concept or an image so an unreality?

• Claiming a concept or an image as a human being attaches to a concept or an image as a thing being–qualifies one as delusional and insane.


#Understand #Wait: 2016-07-09

• Understanding comes from waiting.

• By waiting you allow things to unfold.

• By allowing things to unfold, you allow them to reveal themselves.

• By revealing themselves, things teach you.

• By receiving teaching, you understand.


#Way #Up: 2016-07-08

• The way up is down.

• The way of work is rest.

• The way of action is wait.

• The way of victory is retreat.

• The way forward is backward.


#Memories #Defused: 2016-07-07

• Memories on a mission can be defused and diffused.

• Memories that have emotional issues can be relaxed and released.

• Memories that have identity issues can be de-powered and disembodied.

• Memories that push and pull on you can be deprogrammed and dissipated.

• Memories that have control issues can be detached and left to drift down stream.


#Fix #Work: 2016-07-06

• Relax, there is nothing in you to fix.

• Stay clam, there is no work to do on your self.

• Rest, there is nothing to change, control, or undo about your self.

• Return to and be hosting, and the light will take care of the rest.

• All trying to change, control, fix, work on, and undo something inside yourself is about ego, not your self.


#Play #Part: 2016-07-05

• Are you good at playing people or being one?

• Are you good at playing your role or being human?

• Are you good at playing nice or are you naturally nice?

• Are you good at playing your part or being part of the human race?

• Are you good at playing the friend or are you a friend in times of trials and tribulations too?


#Serve #Solutions: 2016-07-04

• Do you serve problems or solutions?

• Do you spread problems or solutions?

• Do you talk about problems or solutions?

• Do you think mainly about problems or solutions?

• Do you spend your day mainly on problems or solutions?


#Running #Prey: 2016-07-03

• Running from problems makes you their prey.

• Running from problems leads you head on into them and their friends.

• Running from a wild animal convinces it to chase you, and the same is true of your problems.

• Running from problems is impossible since they run with you by being located inside of you.

• Running from problems leads to suppressing problems, because you can never escape your own self-talk.


#Power #Detach: 2016-07-02

• The power of my problems comes from my making them about me.

• The power to overcome and switch from my problems comes from my accepting and detaching from them.

• I will continually remind myself that my problems are not me, not my body, and not my life.

• I will continually remind myself that I have successfully faced and followed out my problems in the past.

• I will encourage myself by reminding myself that I handle my problems well when they are not about who I think I am or who I want to be.


#Problem #Solution: 2016-07-01

• What will you do to keep the problem from taking over again?

• What will you do to reinforce and reward your solution?

• What will you do to keep the problem refocused on your solution?

• What will you do to no longer personalize and thereby empower the problem with attention and importance?

• What will you do to repeatedly accept, recognize, remove, and replace the problem with your solution?


#Over #Thru: 2016-06-30

• To get over it, go thru it.

• To go thru it, get in it.

• To get in it, accept it.

• To accept it, experience it.

• To experience it, follow it out.


#Burden #Tangle: 2016-06-29

• Disburden your self from self-esteem.

• Disconnect your self from self-esteem.

• Disencumber your self from self-esteem.

• Disengage your self from self-esteem.

• Disentangle your self from self-esteem.


#Race #Religion: 2016-06-28

• It is unsane to believe, say, or think that people are Australoid, Caucasian, Mongolian, Negroid, or some other race as if a person could be a race.

• It is unsane to believe, say, or think that people are asexual, bisexual, heterosexual, homosexual, transexual, or some other sex as if a person could be a sex.

• It is unsane to believe, say, or think that people are Chinese, Indian, German, Japanese, Russian, or some other nationality as if a person could be a nationality.

• It is unsane to believe, say, or think that people are Buddhists, Catholics, Hindus, Muslims, Taoists, or some other religious membership as if a person could be a religious membership.

• It is unsane to believe, say, or think that people are capitalist, communist, democratic socialist, socialist, or some other political persuasion as if a person could be a political persuasion.


#Inner #Outer: 2016-06-27

• Thinking from your center (subjective) to your outer (objective) keeps you whole.

• Thinking from your outer (objective) to your inner (subjective) keeps you fragmented.

• Thinking with your inner (center), you relate with others and life through shared emotions.

• Thinking with your outer (external), you disconnect from others and life as you judge what they should and should not do.

• Live in your center and move into other spaces and places from your center or lose your center and self.


#Awareness #Past: 2016-06-26

• Self-esteem is self as past.

• Self-esteem is self-sentience as past types.

• Self-esteem is self-perception as past traits.

• Self-esteem is self-consciousness as past thoughts.

• Self-esteem is self-awareness as past self-constructs.


#Feel #Fear: 2016-06-25

• Guilt feels the fear of more guilt.

• Anger feels the fear of more anger.

• Shame feels the fear of more shame.

• Anxiety feels the fear of more anxiety.

• Depression feels the fear of more depression.


#Thought #Contribution: 2016-06-24

• Ask your thoughts what they are contributing to your coping?

• Ask your thoughts what they are contributing to your happiness?

• Ask your thoughts what they are contributing to your peace of mind?

• Ask your thoughts what they are contributing to your problem solving?

• Ask your thoughts what they are contributing to your skill development or skillful response?


#People #Coming: 2016-06-23

• When people see you coming, do they regret it or look forward to it?

• When people see you coming, do they expect to feel better or worse?

• When people see you coming, do they see a gift or an arrow on the way?

• When people see you coming, do they expect encouragement or discouragement?

• When people see you coming, do they think of a way to escape or of a way to prolong the meeting?


#Language #Grammar: 2016-06-22

• Thinking became so full of itself that it needed nothing but language.

• Thinking used language until the medium of language became the meaning.

• Language thought that it was thinking until it replaced thinking with grammar.

• Grammar thought it was thinking until it replaced thinking with syntax.

• Parsing language became more important than language, language more important than thinking, thinking more important than meaning, and meaning more important than reality.


#Standard #System: 2016-06-21

• Self-esteem has and uses no standards of measurement.

• Self-esteem has and uses no standard system for collecting data.

• Self-esteem has and uses no standard system for grouping or organizing data.

• Self-esteem has and uses no standard system for deciding which data to measure or ignore.

• Self-esteem has and uses no standard system for determining the importance or relevance of collected data items.


#Stories #People: 2016-06-20

• People talk about only the stories that they know: ego-stories.

• People talk about others’ lives, but it is really their ego-stories.

• People talk about their ego-stories, and imagine they are talking about other people’s lives.

• People talk about art, education, and fashion, but it is really their ego-stories that they are talking about.

• People talk about politics, religion, and science, but it is really their ego-stories that they are talking about.


#Talk #Ego: 2016-06-19

• People talk about only what they know: their ego.

• People talk about others, but it is really their ego.

• People talk about their ego, and imagine they are talking about other people.

• People talk about art, education, and fashion, but it is really their ego that they are talking about.

• People talk about politics, religion, and science, but it is really their ego that they are talking about.


#Construct #Relate: 2016-06-18

• Your perception of me is your construct of yourself.

• My response to you is my construct of myself.

• Our constructs of ourselves exist and relate.

• You and I never exist, only our constructs exist.

• You and I never relate, only our constructs relate.


#Curiosity #Learning: 2016-06-17

• Knowing is the end of curiosity.

• Curiosity is the child of intelligence.

• Curiosity keeps sensing and feeling alive.

• Curiosity is necessary for discovering, exploring, observing, and understanding.

• Curiosity must be protected from education, dogma, and all systems that want you to know.


#Surrender #Energy: 2016-06-16

• Surrender a thought to Energy and you trump trouble.

• Surrender one thought to another thought and you double your trouble.

• Surrender to authority, law, methods, or rules is the problem, not the solution.

• Surrender is always the end principle of every strategy for change, control, or undoing.

• Surrender must be made to Energy, Light, or Spirit by bringing material forward and turning it over to Energy without hesitation or reservation.


#Listen #Communicate: 2016-06-15

• People listen for parts to use to prove they’re superior, not to your meaning.

• People listen for parts to use to prove others are inferior, not to your meaning.

•People listen for parts to use to boost their self-esteem, not to your meaning.

• People listen for parts to use to defend their self-esteem, not to your meaning.

• People listen for parts to use to show how much they know, not to your meaning.


#Materialism #Pursuit: 2016-06-14

• Self-esteem is the materialistic pursuit of things for the self.

• Self-esteem is the materialistic pursuit of becoming better things.

• Self-esteem is a materialistic view of self as things, thoughts, traits, and types.

• Self-esteem is the capitalistic process of buying and earning more and more things for the self.

• Self-esteem is the materialistic exchange and trading of the things of your self with the things of other selves.


#Self-image #Self-concept: 2016-06-13

• Self-images, self-concepts, and self-constructs are ghosts.

• Self-images, self-concepts, and self-constructs are prisons for the self.

• Self-images, self-concepts, and self-constructs are comparisons of delusions.

• Self-images, self-concepts, and self-constructs murder the self to dissect and measure it.

• Self-images, self-concepts, and self-constructs make the self into things to be manipulated and traded.


#Quality #Wholeness: 2016-06-12

• Quality is not to be found in the parts of something, but only in its wholeness.

• Quality is not a thing that science can discover and compare with measurements.

• Quality is not a part that it can be taken out of something fixed and returned back into it.

• Quality is structural and structure requires joining and joining requires integrity and integrity requires steadfastness.

• Quality comes from artistic awareness, common sense, good taste, sensibility, simplicity, and feeling which makes quality not transmittable.


#Right #Demand: 2016-06-11

• How is your demand to be right creating peace in your relationships?

• How is your knowing better than others encouraging them to love you?

• How is your always knowing everything working to make others admire you?

• How is your instance on being right helping your relationships to become more caring?

• Is it finally time to admit and realize that your claims to know are only serving your ego, pride, and self-esteem?


#Thought #Control: 2016-06-10

• Are you using your thoughts or are your thoughts using you?

• Are you speaking your thoughts or are your thoughts speaking you?

• Are you thinking your thoughts or are your thoughts thinking you?

• Are you interpreting your thoughts or are your thoughts interpreting you?

• Are you directing and controlling your thoughts or are your thoughts directing and controlling you?


#Personal #Dignity: 2016-06-09

• Personal dignity is about personal integrity.

• Personal dignity is about never claiming and always being grateful.

• Personal dignity is about sharing what you think and feel when there is space.

• Personal dignity is about not sharing what you think and feel when there is no space.

• Personal dignity is honoring both the capabilities of your inner vessel and its limitations.


#Suffer #Suffering: 2016-06-08

• The fear of suffering is suffering.

• The denial of suffering is suffering.

• The covering of suffering is suffering.

• The escape from suffering is suffering.

• The avoidance of suffering is suffering.


#Help #Works: 2016-06-07

• What helps?—focus on and do more of that.

• What works?—focus on and do more of that.

• What inspires?—focus on and do more of that.

• What motivates?—focus on and do more of that.

• What encourages?—focus on and do more of that.


#Wait #God: 2016-06-06

• I will wait on God to uproot it.

• I will wait on God to expose it.

• I will wait on God to remove it.

• I will wait on God to cast it out.

• I will wait on God to drive it out.


#Choose #Resist: 2016-06-05

• I will fast from it.

• I will resist hosting it.

• I will resist sharing it.

• I will resist amplifying it.

• I will hide with my space and place so that it cannot enter.


#Research #Useless: 2016-06-04

• Ears are useless when you already closed your mind.

• Eyes are useless when you already see with your opinions.

• Research is useless when you already formed your motivation and so outcome.

• Information is useless when you already have your politically correct verdicts and views.

• Reason and logic are useless when your ego is tied to your beliefs and you defend your ego as your life.


#Invent #Self: 2016-06-03

• Self-esteem is the mummification of the self.

• Self-esteem is the practice of taxidermy upon the living.

• Self-esteem is the death of self as something and the disintegration of that thing into ever more things.

• In order to invent the self, self-esteem first kills your original self in order to stuff it with dead people’s bones.

• In order to invent the self, self-esteem first kills your original self in order to mummify it with things, thoughts, and traits.


#Self-esteem #Kills: 2016-06-02

• In order to rate the self, self-esteem first kills the self by analyzing it.

• In order to rate the self, self-esteem first kills the self by dissecting it.

• In order to rate the self, self-esteem first kills the self by classifying it.

• In order to rate the self, self-esteem first kills the self by objectifying it.

• In order to rate the self, self-esteem first kills the self by pigeonholing it.


#Control #Mind: 2016-06-01

• You control your mind right? For one minute make it quiet.

• You control your mind right? For one minute make it only look at a painting.

• You control your mind right? For one minute make it only think about peace.

• You control your mind right? For one minute make it think the opposite of what it wants to think.

• Apparently, you do not control your mind even for one minute—so who or what does?


#Next #Right: 2016-05-31

• Focus on what you can contribute now.

• Do the next right thing that you can do now.

• Don’t worry about what you cannot do now—do the right that you can do now.

• Others want to discourage you to avoid their own guilt for doing nothing—ignore them and do the right that you can do now.

• Others want to hook you into doing something wrong to prove they are right about you—prove them wrong by doing right for wrong.


#Thought #Change: 2016-05-30

• How many thoughts does it take to lose your self to thinking?

• How many thoughts does it take to change your self into your ego?

• How many thoughts does it take to change your self-images and self-concepts?

• How many thoughts does it take to make you into thoughts, things, and traits?

• How many thoughts does it take to trick yourself into believing you are thoughts, things, and traits?


#Pride #Pleasure: 2016-05-29

• Pride provides ego pleasure.

• Ego pleasure provides excuses for every passion.

• Excuses provide permission to seek pride over peace and piety.

• Pride provides an exculpation for a life spent serving self-esteem’s penchants.

• Self-esteem provides an exculpation for a life spent in the destruction of persons as personalities.


#Live #Die: 2016-05-28

• If you live for ego, then you will die for ego.

• If you live for pride, then you will die for pride.

• If you live for self-stories, then you will die for self-stories.

• If you live for self-images, then you will die for self-images.

• If you live for self-esteem, then you will die for self-esteem.


#Return #Fast: 2016-05-27

• The way to be is to fast.

• The way to be is to pray.

• The way to be is to enjoy.

• The way to be is to share.

• The way to be is to return.


#Way #Be: 2016-05-26

• The way to be is to rest.

• The way to be is to host.

• The way to be is to wait.

• The way to be is to suffer.

• The way to be is to amplify.


#Self-esteem #Trouble: 2016-05-25

• Nothing in this world can trouble you more than self-esteem noise.

• Nothing in this world can trouble you more than self-esteem arguments.

• Nothing in this world can trouble you more than the chatter of your ego.

• Nothing in this world can trouble you more than the self-talk of your ego a.k.a. self-esteem.

• Nothing in this world can trouble you more than the inner courts, hearings, and trials held by self-esteem.


#Serious #Less: 2016-05-24

• The less you find serious, the more you will find comical.

• The less you find serious, the more you will find happiness.

• The less you find serious, the more you will find unimportant.

• The less you find serious, the more you will find what is really serious.

• The less you find serious, the more you will find time for what matters.


#Detachment #Taking: 2016-05-23

• Detachment can be taking something less seriously.

• Detachment can be taking something less personally.

• Detachment can be not taking something to heart, deeply, or sensitively.

• Detachment can be not taking something to be about who or what you are.

• Detachment can be not taking something as being about how people will view you.


#Healing #Requires: 2016-05-22

• Healing requires energy, not just words.

• Healing requires switching to new energy.

• Healing requires putting new energy in charge.

• Healing requires new energy, not just more energy.

• Healing requires the creation of a new habit that replaces old energies with better energies.


#Problem #Power: 2016-05-21

• The power of problems comes from thinking they are you.

• The power of problems comes from thinking they are about you.

• The power of problems comes from thinking they are a reflection on you.

• The power of problems comes from thinking they are going to affect how others see you.

• The power of problems comes from thinking they are going to affect who or what you are.


#Lao Tzu #Right: 2016-05-20

• Lao Tzu is an example of the spiritual journey arriving at the surrender of all claims.

• Lao Tzu was right because he claimed no personal identity with or ownership of the source.

• Lao Tzu was right because he claimed no personal evolution, becoming, or progress.

• Lao Tzu was right because he claimed no personal authority, doing, knowing, or wisdom.

• Lao Tzu was right because he claimed no personal abilities, accomplishments, or achievements.


#Buddha #Wrong: 2016-05-19

• Buddha is an example of the spiritual journey arriving at spiritual ego.

• Buddha was wrong because he claimed personal identity with and ownership of the source.

• Buddha was wrong because he claimed personal evolution, becoming, and progress.

• Buddha was wrong because he claimed personal authority, doing, knowing, and wisdom.

• Buddha was wrong because he claimed personal abilities, accomplishments, achievements, and powers.


#Should #Could: 2016-05-18

• Self is not a thought pattern.

• Self is not thoughts about who or what you are.

• Self is not thoughts about who or what you should be.

• Self is not thoughts about who or what you shouldn’t be.

• Self is not thoughts about who or what you could or would be.


#Self #Pattern: 2016-05-17

• Self is not thought.

• Self is not thought thinking.

• Self is not thought trying to control thought.

• Self is not thought trying to change thought.

• Self is not thought trying to become other thoughts.


#Ego #Reduction: 2016-05-16

• Ego cannot become different from ego (self as thought).

• Ego will always be toxic, because ego cannot change.

• You can serve ego less, but you cannot make ego less ego.

• You can meditate for twenty years, but your ego will be the same as the day that you started.

• Ego reduction is about identifying with ego less and taking ego less seriously so that you give less time to ego; however, it is not about making ego less ego.


#Management #Graveyard: 2016-05-15

• Self-esteem is zombie control.

• Self-esteem is graveyard management.

• Self-esteem is management of the living dead.

• Self-esteem is how to make the best acting and looking Frankenstein monster.

• Self-esteem is working as an undertaker to make the dead look alive and beautiful.


#Corpse #Drag: 2016-05-14

• Stop beating the corpses of self-esteem.

• Stop punishing the corpses of self-esteem.

• Stop debating with the corpses of self-esteem.

• Stop dragging around the corpses of self-esteem.

• Stop trying to awaken the corpses of self-esteem.


#Stop #Start: 2016-05-13

• Stop believing in self-esteem and self-talk and start believing in self.

• Stop caring about self-esteem and self-talk and start caring about self.

• Stop having faith in self-esteem and self-talk and start having faith in self.

• Stop taking self-esteem and self-talk seriously and start taking self seriously.

• Stop hoping self-esteem and self-talk will have positive results and keep your hope for your authentic self and original nature.


#Self-esteem #Inferior: 2016-05-12

• If you serve self-esteem, then you are what you hate before you hate it.

• If you serve self-esteem, then you are what you mock before you mock it.

• If you serve self-esteem, then you are what you despise before you despise it.

• If you serve self-esteem, then you are what you rebel against before you rebel against it.

• If you serve self-esteem, then you are what you consider inferior before you consider it inferior.


#Hate #Rebel: 2016-05-11

• Hate too much and you become what you hate.

• Rebel too much and you become what you rebel.

• Mock too much and you become what you mock.

• Despise too much and you become what you despise.

• “Too much” happens when you envision or own what you despise as yourself in order to fully despite it.


#Habit #Power: 2016-05-10

• Habit is your power.

• Habit is overcome by habit.

• Habit is your best friend and worst enemy.

• Habit is best started with the best teachers.

• Habit is how you create and overcome problems.


#Work #Quality: 2016-05-09

• Some think they are too good to work, so do poor work.

• Some blame circumstances or obstacles for their poor or late work.

• Some think they are too good to have to complete work on time, so their work is chronically late.

• Some use multiple tasks or multitasking as an excuse not to follow through and finish one task well.

• The skilled craftsperson allows themselves no excuses and produces good work in spite of any difficulties.


#Self-Esteem #Fascist: 2016-05-08

• Self-esteem is fascist by design.

• Self-esteem is fascist by self-talk.

• Self-esteem is fascist in practices.

• Self-esteem is fascist in judgments.

• Self-esteem is fascist in comparisons.


#Power #Space: 2016-05-07

• The space of power.

• The silence of power.

• The stillness of power.

• The simplicity of power.

• The soundness of power.


#Decrease #Increase: 2016-05-06

• Decrease self-talk to increase curiosity.

• Decrease self-concepts to increase courage.

• Decrease self-images to increase cooperation.

• Decrease self-narrative to increase creativity.

• Decrease self-story to increase compassion.


#Stop #Start: 2016-05-05

• Stop damning, start doing.

• Stop whining, start working.

• Stop blaming, start building.

• Stop regretting, start rebuilding.

• Stop worrying, start weatherproofing.


#Mistake #Choice: 2016-05-04

• Assume you know that what you are about to do is a mistake; now, what will you do instead?

• Assume you know that what you are about to choose is a mistake; now, what will you choose instead?

• Assume you know that your career is a mistake; now, what career will you choose instead?

• Assume you know that your college major is a mistake; now, what focus of study will you choose instead?

• Assume you know that your current plans are a mistake; now, what plans will you choose instead?


#Still #Silence: 2016-05-03

• Feel into quiet.

• Enter into quiet.

• Float into quiet.

• Sink into quiet.

• Melt into quiet.


#Quiet #Silent: 2016-05-02

• Think quiet.

• Hear quiet.

• See quiet.

• Touch quiet.

• Entertain quiet.


#Act #Host: 2016-05-01

• Act without actor.

• Act without claim.

• Act without grasping.

• Host action, not the actor.

• Amplify action, not claims.


#Grasp #Claiming: 2016-04-30

• Claiming action sacrifices action for claiming.

• The claim for action closes the door to action.

• Grasping for action sacrifices action for grasping.

• Claiming and grasping are the life of the actor and the death of action.

• The actions of hosting and amplifying are non-action, because there is neither actor nor claim.


#Action #Acting: 2016-04-29

• Serve action by not acting.

• Serve action by not claiming action.

• Serve action by eliminating the actor.

• Serve action by eliminating all claims.

• Serve action by hosting and being under action.


#Actor #Claim: 2016-04-28

• The actor acting is not action.

• The actor acting is mental noise, not action.

• The actor claiming is not action.

• The actor claiming is mental noise, not action.

• The actor is in the way of action.


#Science #Evolution: 2016-04-27

• Science is exploitation until de-evolution.

• Evolution is the excuse and rationale for scientific exploitation and de-evolution.

• The pursuit of knowledge is another excuse for the scientific exploitation and de-evolution of life on Earth.

• Claims of providing a better world are also excuses for the scientific exploitation and de-evolution of life on Earth despite the actual results of science being the destruction of our air, water, land, and many species.

• Claims of serving reason and rationality are also excuses for the scientific exploitation and de-evolution of life on Earth despite the fact that most scientists illogically and irrationally deny the inner life and all the invisible forces the rest of humanity interact with.


#Name #Designate: 2016-04-26

• You can call a cat a bird, but that won’t enable the cat to fly like a bird.

• You can call a giraffe a fish, but that won’t enable the giraffe to swim like a fish.

• You can call a crow a horse, but that won’t enable the crow to gallop like a horse.

• You can call a cat a fish, but that won’t enable the cat to breathe in water like a fish.

• You can call an elephant a cat, but that won’t enable the elephant to climb trees like a cat.


#Government #Purpose: 2016-04-25

• The purpose of government is to know who the liars, murderers, and thieves are.

• The purpose of government is not to stop lying, murdering, and stealing; rather, the purpose is to honor those who do it best.

• The purpose of government is not to stop lying, murdering, and stealing; rather, the purpose is to vote for who gets to lie, murder, and steal.

• The purpose of government is not to stop lying, murdering, and stealing; rather, the purpose is make sure your friends are the ones who get to do it.

• The purpose of government is not to stop lying, murdering, and stealing; rather, the purpose is to try to find favor with those who lie, murder, and steal.


#Meaning #Making: 2016-04-24

• Choose, find, and make meaning by caring and sharing with others.

• Choose, find, and make meaning by comforting and soothing others.

• Choose, find, and make meaning by holding and hosting an ideal.

• Choose, find, and make meaning by encouraging and supporting others.

• Choose, find, and make meaning by contributing, giving, and helping others.


#Learn #Think: 2016-04-23

• Humans cannot be anything.

• Humans cannot do anything.

• Humans cannot know anything.

• Humans cannot learn anything.

• Humans cannot think anything.


#Meaning #Existence: 2016-04-22

• What is the meaning of human existence?

• How is the meaning of human existence discovered?

• Why is it important to know the meaning of human existence?

• How might knowing the meaning of existence change or improve your life?

• How do you keep your life focused on or about the meaning of existence?


#Will #Pleasure: 2016-04-21

• The will to power is ego.

• The will to superiority is self-esteem.

• The will to pleasure is body.

• The will to meaning is soul.

• The will to contact is heart.


#Contentment #Allows: 2016-04-20

• Contentment allows you to focus on higher goals.

• Contentment allows you to have a positive attitude.

• Contentment allows you to focus and to work productively.

• Contentment allows you to focus on spirituality instead of on materialism.

• Contentment allows you to enjoy what you have instead of not enjoying what you don’t have.


#Cheat #Dreams: 2016-04-19

• The person who cheats to realize their dreams is rewarded with flies.

• The person who gives up their integrity to please others is rewarded with worms.

• The person who lies to protect their ego, pride, or self-esteem is rewarded with snakes.

• The person who does not persist on their path despite any and all obstacles is rewarded with scorpions.

• The person who does not say what they think or feel, because it is not politically correct, is rewarded with maggots.


#Character #Reputation: 2016-04-18

• You are not your character even though it determines your life story.

• You are not your reputation even though it determines your friends and enemies.

• You are not your personality even though it determines how people react to you.

• You are not your opinions of yourself even though they determine your ego and self-esteem.

• You are not your measurements and ratings of yourself even though they determine how you feel about yourself.


#Self-awareness #Consciousness: 2016-04-17

• Self-awareness is awareness of self as a host, not as concepts or images.

• Self-perception is perception of self as a vessel, not as a collection of habits.

• Self-consciousness is consciousness of self as a transceiver, not as things or thoughts.

• Self-cognizance is cognizance of self as a container, not as the contents of that container.

• Self-apprehension is apprehension of self as a living being, not as a collection of behaviors, descriptions, and judgments.


#Ego #Self: 2016-04-16

• There is no ego or self-esteem self that is not a composited fabrication.

• There is no ego or self-esteem self that exists in the past, present, or future except in the imagination.

• There is no ego or self-esteem self that exists in the present without it being recalled, reimagined, or remembered.

• There is no ego or self-esteem self that exists in the present without it first being reactivated and reanimated from memory.

• There is no ego or self-esteem self that exists in the present without it being rebuilt, recreated, refashioned, reinitialized, or regenerated on the spot.


#Suppress #Repression: 2016-04-15

• Suppressing suppression is making it worse, not better.

• Repressing repression is making it worse, not better.

• Suppressing those who suppress means they won.

• Repressing those who repress means they won.

• What does not work for you does not work for them.


#Should #Unpleasant: 2016-04-14

• “I should not have to wait,” is annoying, not waiting.

• “I should not have to work,” is irritating, not working.

• “I should not have to weed,” is distressing, not weeding.

• “I should not have to clean,” is unpleasant, not cleaning.

• “I should not have to wash dishes,” is bothersome, not washing dishes.


#Mean #Intolerant: 2016-04-13

• Acting rude to rude people makes you one of them.

• Acting mean to mean people makes you one of them.

• Acting intolerant of intolerant people makes you one of them.

• Acting illiberal towards illiberal people makes you one of them.

• Acting prejudiced against prejudiced people makes you one of them.


#Dumb #Focus: 2016-04-12

• It is as dumb as it is common to focus on problems instead of solutions.

• It is as dumb as it is common to focus on fixing problems instead of on switching to solutions.

• It is as dumb as it is common to focus on changing problems instead of on implementing solutions.

• It is as dumb as it is common to focus on converting problems instead of on understanding solutions.

• It is as dumb as it is common to focus on controlling problems instead of on experimenting with solutions.


#Solutions #Remain: 2016-04-11

• Solutions remain solutions at all times.

• Solutions are an experience of positive energy.

• Solutions focus on increasing encouragement, faith, and hope.

• Solutions are not about ego, identity, personality, pride, or self-esteem.

• Solutions are directional, focused on a path, or linear, and neither loop nor get stuck.


#Solution #Serve: 2016-04-10

• Solutions are content to nurture and serve.

• Solutions get and stay out of the way of functioning.

• Solutions serve goals and purposes, not themselves.

• Solutions are other-focused, charitable, and generous.

• Solutions seek to increase and maintain positive energy.


#Solutions #Outside: 2016-04-09

• Solutions exist outside of problems.

• Solutions are independent of problems.

• Solutions are not reactions to or about problems, because solutions are about solutions.

• Solutions do not develop because of, out of, or from problems, because solutions exist both before and after problems exist.

• Solutions are always available and ready to be of service.


#Trying #Fixing: 2016-04-08

• Problems are an experience of negative energy.

• Trying to fix problems feeds problems and adds new problems.

• Trying to change or control problems feeds problems and adds new problems.

• Trying to undo or to make problems not to exist feeds problems and adds new problems.

• Problems loop on themselves (rumination) through recursion: self-activating, self-calling, self-repeating.


#Problem #Focus: 2016-04-07

• Problems remain problems when they are in charge.

• Problems focused on or driven by fear cause more problems.

• Problems focused on the self or the identity of a person cause more problems.

• Problems focus on creating or increasing anxiety, depression, guilt, and shame.

• Problems interfere with functioning, problem solving, and coping whenever they can.


#Problems #Serve: 2016-04-06

• Problems serve themselves.

• Problems seek to maintain themselves.

• Problems are self-centered and self-absorbed.

• Problems are self-fulfilling, self-proving, and self-supporting.

• Problems are content to struggle and strain against themselves.


#Truth #Examine: 2016-04-05

• The truth can take a beating, but lies cannot.

• The truth can be tested and stand, but lies cannot.

• The truth can be followed out to the light, but lies lead to darkness.

• The truth can be relied upon under all circumstances, but lies can never be trusted.

• The truth can be examined and explored, but lies follow a crooked and uncertain path.


#Nurture #Another: 2016-04-04

• Nurture another, nurture yourself.

• Feed another, feed yourself.

• Clothe another, clothe yourself.

• Shelter another, shelter yourself.

• Provide education, healthcare, and sanitation for another, and provide it for yourself.


#Right #Person: 2016-04-03

• The right person for you is not the person you are most physically attracted to.

• The right person for you is not the person who has the most to offer you from the world.

• The right person for you is not the person with the most in sync or harmonious personality.

• The right person for you is not the person with the same conditioning, interests, and values.

• The right person for you is the person who will continue to encourage and support you especially when others stop or turn against you.


#See #Energy: 2016-04-02

• Put energy in charge.

• Focus on energy as your life.

• See others and life as energy.

• Control your intention for energy.

• Become more aware of your self as a host for energy, sensation, and thought.


#Stop #Thought: 2016-04-01

• Stop trying to control thought.

• Stop believing thought is in charge.

• Stop focusing on thought as your life.

• Stop seeing others and life as thoughts.

• Stop trying to be some thoughts and not to be other thoughts.


#Attribute #Power: 2016-03-31

• Rely on energy, not thought.

• Give credit to energy, not thought.

• Move your focus from thought to energy.

• Attribute power and control to energy, not thought.

• Thought is at the bottom of the control pyramid below energy and sensation, not at the top.


#Happiness #Inside: 2016-03-30

• Happiness is found inside of you, not inside someone or something else.

• Happiness is found inside of you, not inside some career, role, or title.

• Happiness is found inside of you, not inside some method, practice, or religion.

• Happiness is found inside of you, not inside some community, group, or organization.

• Happiness is found inside of you, not inside some country, location, setting, or special circumstances.


#Meditation #Redirect: 2016-03-29

• Meditation is often taught as redirecting your attention from your thinking to your body or breath, but that is mind-control, not meditation.

• Meditation is redirecting attention from thinking to the energy that is guiding thinking.

• Meditation is learning to focus on and live in the energy within, instead of either your thinking or body.

• Meditation allows your thinking to run free, because thinking is nothing compared to the energy that is controlling and creating it.

• Meditation is not about controlling thought, but about moving your interest and priority from a focus on thinking to a focus on energy.


#Follow #Control: 2016-03-28

• Thought is not to be controlled but followed out.

• Thought is to be heard out, not avoided, changed, edited, or suppressed.

• Trying to control the mind is the problem; instead, control the heart, soul, and identity.

• Thought must be free and fully attended to, because only then can you live beyond thought in energy.

• Instead of redirecting your awareness away from your thinking, redirect your awareness to the energy that you are following and serving while thinking.


#Problem #Control: 2016-03-27

• Your problem is that you try to control your problem.

• Your problem is that you try to change your problem.

• Your problem is that you try to deny or suppress your problem.

• Your problem is that you try to correct or criticize your problem.

• Your problem is that you try to conform or convince your problem.


#Important #Contribute: 2016-03-26

• What is more important to your health than energy?

• What is more important to your survival than energy?

• What is more important to your existence than energy?

• What is more important to your happiness than energy?

• What is more important to your ability to contribute and give than energy?


#Energy #Aware: 2016-03-25

• What energy are you serving?

• When are you aware of energy?

• Who would you be without energy?

• Where are you receiving energy from?

• Why are you more aware of things than energy?


#Control #Behavior: 2016-03-24

• Trying to control yourself by trying to control your behavior will fail; instead, control what energy you are under.

• Trying to control yourself by trying to control your thoughts will fail; instead, control what energy you are following.

• Trying to control yourself by trying to control your feelings or sensations will fail; instead, control what energy you are trusting.

• Trying to control yourself by trying to control your experiences or stories will fail; instead, control what energy you are serving.

• Trying to control yourself by trying to control your habits or memories will fail; instead, control what energy you are believing in.


#Coloring #Book: 2016-03-23

• You cary a coloring book in your head of your self for yourself and imagined others.

• You fill in this coloring book with ideas and images of who you imagine you are judged as by others.

• You fill in this coloring book with ideas and images based on the actions of your body, not your self.

• No matter how many times you fill in this coloring book with ideas and images, it is always goes blank ready for more.

• No matter how many times you fill in this coloring book with ideas and images, you never learn to use any calculated, coherent, or consistent system but only proceed illogically, impulsively, and irrationally.


#Drop #Ego: 2016-03-22

• Drop the ego and drop the hurt.

• Drop the ego and drop the conflict.

• Drop the ego and drop the helplessness.

• Drop the ego and drop the hopelessness.

• Drop the ego and drop the whining, blaming, and damning.


#Definition #Defined: 2016-03-21

• The definition is not the defined.

• The portrayal is not the portrayed.

• The explanation is not the explained.

• The interpretation is not the interpreted.

• The characterization is not the characterized.


#Think #Instead: 2016-03-20

• Thinking instead of acting is a common problem.

• Thinking instead of feeling is a common problem.

• Thinking instead of sensing is a common problem.

• Thinking instead of checking is a common problem.

• Thinking instead of exploring is a common problem.


#Ego #Root: 2016-03-19

• Ego is the root of the problem in mental-health issues.

• Ego is the root of the problem in human relationships problems.

• Ego is the root of the problem in inequality, injustice, poverty, and racism.

• Ego is the root of the problem in our hypocritical governments, media, news, and politics.

• Ego is the root of the problem in our narcissistic capitalism, consumerism, corporations, and life-styles.


#Pride #Begets: 2016-03-18

• Pride begets sorrow and suffering.

• Pride begets superiority and slavery.

• Pride begets conflict and conformity.

• Pride begets suppression and subjugation.

• Pride begets comparison and competition.


#Focus #Gratitude: 2016-03-17

• Focus either on helps or handicaps and see how it changes your feelings and life.

• Focus either on opportunities or obstacles and see how it changes your feelings and life.

• Focus either on solutions or problems and see how it changes your feelings and life.

• Focus either on gratitude or regret and see how it changes your feelings and life.

• Focus either on what was given or what was taken and see how it changes your feelings and life.


#Confession #Clear: 2016-03-16

• Confession clears confusion.

• Confession clears doubt and lies.

• Confession clears the heart and mind.

• Confession clears the tension preventing peace.

• Confession clears the soul opening it up to Spirit.


#Nurture #Heart: 2016-03-15

• How have you nurtured your heart, soul, and mind today?

• How have you nurtured the heart, soul, and mind of your community today?

• How have you nurtured the heart, soul, and mind of your family and friends today?

• Nurturing self and others increases the capacity and ability for good works and good results.

• Nurturing deserves more attention, study, and time so that you might develop greater ease and skill in providing it for yourself and others.


#Intolerant #Tolerant: 2016-03-14

• The intolerant are tolerant of propaganda.

• The intolerant are tolerant of political correctness.

• The intolerant are tolerant of biased media and news.

• The intolerant are tolerant of dependent, obsequious, and submissive persons.

• The intolerant are tolerant of social control, influence, and pressure to conform.


#Closed #Opinion: 2016-03-13

• The brainwashed believe everyone else is brainwashed.

• The prejudiced always accuse others of being prejudiced.

• The closed-minded hide behind what is politically correct.

• The opinionated believe those who disagree are opinionated.

• The biased and bigoted selectively use facts, science, and statistics to bolster their inanity.


#Hold #Against: 2016-03-12

• Whatever friction you feel with another, you feel with yourself.

• Whatever bitterness you have for another, you have for yourself.

• Whatever grudge you harbor for another, you harbor for yourself.

• Whatever resentment you retain for another, you retain for yourself.

• Whatever aversion you embrace for another, you embrace for yourself.


#Wound #Wisdom: 2016-03-11

• Wounds can be either your poison or your fuel.

• Wallow in your wounds or turn your wounds into wisdom.

• Wounds either teach or discourage depending upon your choice.

• Wounds can be your excuse to fail or your motivation to succeed.

• Wounds can be used to play the martyr or victim or to become the conqueror.


#Encourage #Discourage: 2016-03-10

• Trying to help someone using discouragement will never succeed as well as encouragement would.

• Trying to change someone using discouragement will never succeed as well as encouragement would.

• Trying to motivate someone using discouragement will never succeed as well as encouragement would.

• Focusing on discouragement instead of encouragement makes and maintains problems.

• Focusing on discouragement instead of encouragement is focusing on problems instead of solutions.


#Open #Face: 2016-03-09

• Reason cannot make someone tune in and see a channel they do not want to see.

• Logic cannot make someone tune in and hear a channel they do not want to hear.

• Facts cannot make someone tune in and face a channel they do not want to face.

• Experience or disaster cannot make someone tune in and value a channel they do not want to value.

• Instruction or education cannot make someone tune in and recognize a channel they do not want to recognize.


#Inspire #Intention: 2016-03-08

• Hope inspires intention and intention inspires hope.

• Hope inspires motivation and motivation inspires hope.

• Hope inspires confidence and confidence inspires hope.

• Hope inspires determination and determination inspires hope.

• Hope inspires encouragement and encouragement inspires hope.


#Hope #Keep: 2016-03-07

• Hope keeps you motivated to work.

• Hope keeps you focused on your goal.

• Hope keeps you working on your goal.

• Hope keeps you encouraged and inspired.

• Hope keeps you problem solving and coping.


#Understand #Ready: 2016-03-06

• No amount of facts can make you hear what you refuse to hear.

• No amount of arguments can make you see what you refuse to see.

• No amount of education can make you willing to understand what you are unwilling to understand.

• No amount of instruction can make you understand what you are not open to or ready to understand.

• No amount of encouragement or incentives can make you understand what you are not open to or ready to understand.


#Words #Cannot: 2016-03-05

• Words cannot transfer or create experience.

• Words cannot transfer or create love or hate.

• Words cannot transfer or create wisdom or insight.

• Words cannot transfer or create feelings or attitudes.

• Words cannot transfer or create awareness, intelligence, or understanding.


#Teacher #Look: 2016-03-04

• A teacher can teach you, but not learn for you.

• A teacher can give you words of wisdom, but not wisdom.

• A teacher can point out the right road to take, but not walk the road for you.

• A teacher can tell you where to look and what to look for, but a teacher cannot look for you.

• A teacher can share words that point to their experience, but a teacher cannot share their experience.


#Taking #Sides: 2016-03-03

• Take a side in a dialectic, and you die as that side.

• Take a side in a dialectic, and you kill the dialectic.

• Take a side in a dialectic, and you move the dialectic from discovering to waring.

• Take a side in a dialectic, and the dialectic will stop discovering and revealing more for you.

• Take a side in a dialectic, and the major portion of the dialectic, the middle ground, is lost for a focus on the end points or poles.


#Arrested #Anything: 2016-03-02

• Arrested by anything, nothing remains.

• Arrested by anything, lost to everything.

• Arrested by anything, dead as something.

• Arrested by anything, destroyed by everything.

• Arrested by anything, imprisoned by thought-things.


#Invest #Where: 2016-03-01

• If you want physical toughness, then in what will you invest softness?

• If you want physical quickness, then in what will you invest slowness?

• If you want mental awareness, then in what will you invest unawareness?

• If you want mental straightness, then in what will you invest crookedness?

• If you want emotional encouragement, then in what will you invest discouragement?


#Hard #Soft: 2016-02-29

• There is no hardness without softness.

• There is no quickness without slowness.

• There is no awareness without unawareness.

• There is no straightness without crookedness.

• There is no encouragement without discouragement.


#Compassion #Required: 2016-02-28

• Compassion requires equality.

• Compassion requires intimacy.

• Compassion requires openness.

• Compassion requires acceptance.

• Compassion requires universality.


#Imbalance #Motivates: 2016-02-27

• Imbalance motivates.

• Imbalance creates need.

• Imbalance provides drive.

• Imbalance provides inspiration.

• Imbalance is as necessary as the balance it seeks.


#Detach #Drag: 2016-02-26

• Detach or be dragged.

• Detach or be deadened.

• Detach or be diminished.

• Detach or be desensitized.

• Detach or be decomposed.


#Measure #Thought: 2016-02-25

• The appraisal of any thought is inborn.

• The assessment of any thought is innate.

• The measurement of any thought is integral to that thought.

• The judgment of any thought is a part of that thought, not outside of it.

• The comparison of any thought is within that thought, not outside of it.


#Wait #State: 2016-02-24

• Wait to wait.

• Wait for being.

• Wait for doing.

• Wait for knowing.

• Wait is your ready state.


#Follow #End: 2016-02-23

• When the heart mirrors a problem exactly, then that problem disintegrates.

• When the heart follows out a problem without repeating it, then that problem dissipates.

• When the heart walks alongside a problem without repeating it, then that problem dissolves.

• When the heart hears a problem so intently that there is no need to repeat it, then that problem disappears.

• When the heart follows out the attention instead of trying to control the attention, then everything works.


#Try #Repeat: 2016-02-22

• My heart trying to fix the conflict or struggle just repeats the problem.

• My heart trying to control the conflict or struggle just repeats the problem.

• My heart trying to change the conflict or struggle just repeats the problem.

• My heart trying to undo or reverse the conflict or struggle just repeats the problem.

• Trying to direct, govern, manage, or oversee the conflict or struggle does the opposite of what you intend.


#Convince #Heart: 2016-02-21

• My heart cannot convince a conflict or struggle not to exist, my heart must detach from it.

• My heart cannot convince a conflict or struggle to be reasonable, my heart must switch from it.

• My heart cannot convince a conflict or struggle to compromise, my heart must disconnect from it.

• My heart cannot convince a conflict or struggle to surrender, my heart must refocus away from it.

• My heart cannot convince a conflict or struggle to problem solve or cope, my heart must disentangle from it.


#Live #Heart: 2016-02-20

• I will live as my heart, not as the thoughts of my mind.

• I will live as my heart, not as the sensations of my body.

• I will live as my heart, not as the experiences of my body.

• I will live as my heart, not as the experiences of my mind.

• I will live as my heart, not as some ego stories about my past, present, and future.


#Heart #Exist: 2016-02-19

• I refuse to surrender my heart for mental noise.

• I will exist as my heart, not ego games and conflicts.

• I won’t let my heart become lost in daily busyness anymore.

• I won’t let my heart become lost in verbal struggles anymore.

• I will keep awareness and focus on my heart instead of on thought’s games, plans, realities, and schemes.


#Moderation #Excess: 2016-02-18

• Moderation in food, excess in faith.

• Moderation in sleep, excess in hope.

• Moderation in drink, excess in charity.

• Moderation in buying, excess in giving.

• Moderation in entertainment, excess in work.


#Meditation #Listen: 2016-02-17

• Meditation is actively listening to your self.

• Meditation is following the attention wherever and whenever it goes.

• Meditation is hearing out your self-talk or thinking until it is finished.

• Meditation is caring for your attention as a little child who is free to explore and play.

• Meditation is caring for and believing in your attention until it develops direction, focus, and purpose.


#Suffering #Meaning: 2016-02-16

• Suffering is without meaning beyond pain.

• You give meaning to suffering to make it worse.

• You give meaning to suffering to make it bearable.

• You give meaning to suffering to make it purposeful.

• You give meaning to suffering to make it help you to improve your skills or spiritual life.


#Resentment #Poison: 2016-02-15

• Resentment is the most sinister addiction.

• Resentment is the best way to poison yourself.

• Resentment is the surefire way to lose your soul.

• Resentment is the prison you maintain for yourself.

• Resentment is the sin you commit against your heart.


#Undo #Existence: 2016-02-14

• Trying to undo (not-ing) the existence of a problem becomes another problem.

• Trying to undo (not-ing) the existence of a problem has no effect on the problem.

• Trying to undo (not-ing) the existence of a problem is a self-perpetuating and self-serving effort.

• Trying to undo (not-ing) the existence of a problem supports ego, itself, and pride while having no effect on the issue it claims to be about.

• Trying to undo (not-ing) the existence of a problem becomes the mechanism by which the problem is covered, hidden, repressed, suppressed, and kept in darkness.


#Education #Nurtures: 2016-02-13

• Education nurtures ordinary, not original.

• Education nurtures conformity, not creativity.

• Education nurtures information, not intelligence.

• Education nurtures regurgitation, not revolution.

• Education nurtures conventionality, not curiosity.


#Direction #Destination: 2016-02-12

• Definition requires direction.

• Discourse requires direction.

• Discipline requires direction.

• Destination requires direction.

• Determination requires direction.


#Conflict #Within: 2016-02-11

• Resolve your conflicts within and reduce your conflicts without.

• The conflict you have with others is the conflict that you have with your ego.

• Your urge to correct someone else comes from your inability to correct your ego.

• The arguments you find yourself in with others are the arguments that you find within.

• If you cannot get along with your self, then you cannot get along in intimate relationships.


#Attack #Faith: 2016-02-10

• “An attack on one form of music is an attack on all forms of music,” is a stupid and utterly untrue statement.

• “An attack on one form of education is an attack on all forms of education,” is a stupid and utterly untrue statement.

• “An attack on one form of government is an attack on all forms of government,” is a stupid and utterly untrue statement.

• “An attack on one form of a legal or prison system is an attack on all forms of justice and imprisonment,” is a stupid and utterly untrue statement.

• “An attack on one form of belief, dogma, faith, ideology, social organization, and religion is an attack on all forms of belief, dogma, faith, ideology, social organization, and religion,” is a stupid and utterly untrue statement.


#Skill #Receive: 2016-02-09

• We have the skill of receiving which depends upon our ability to host.

• We have the skill of following and all of our senses depend upon this skill.

• We have the skill of amplifying, magnifying, reflecting, or repeating and all of our forms of communication depend upon this skill.

• We have the skill of waiting and all our other skills make use of this skill.

• We have the skills of seeking and resisting to either help us to amplify what is healthy or to keep us from amplifying what is unhealthy.


#Worry #Better: 2016-02-08

• The best way to worry is to pray.

• The best way to worry is to hope for the best.

• The best way to worry is to prepare for the worst.

• The best way to worry is to be grateful for what you have.

• The best way to worry is to surrender your problems to God.


#Blame #Best: 2016-02-07

• The best way to blame is to take responsibility.

• The best way to blame is to ask for forgiveness.

• The best way to blame is to confess and make amends.

• The best way to blame is to accept blame and apologize quickly.

• The best way to blame is to admit your errors and make up for them.


#Complain #Better: 2016-02-06

• The best way to complain is to design better.

• The best way to complain is to problem solve.

• The best way to complain is to discover answers.

• The best way to complain is to provide solutions.

• The best way to complain is to implement improvements.


#Patience #Required: 2016-02-05

• The spiritual skill of waiting requires patience.

• The meditation skill of following out requires patience.

• The counseling skill of active listening requires patience.

• The disciplines of learning and understanding require patience.

• The development of abilities, habits, skills, and success requires patience.


#Insight #Dogma: 2016-02-04

• Do you dare to have insight into the origins and intentions of your desires and dreams?

• Do you dare to have insight into the origins and intentions of your dogma a.k.a. values?

• Do you dare to have insight into the origins and intentions of your beliefs a.k.a. opinions?

• Do you dare to have insight into the origins and intentions of your employment, goals, and lifestyle?

• Do you dare to have insight into the origins and intentions of your conditioning, socialization, and training?


#Sincere #Dilemma: 2016-02-03

• Sincerity is only appreciated by the sincere.

• To be sincere is to speak what you think and feel.

• If you are not sincere, then you are not true to yourself.

• The way out of the dilemma of sincerity is not to answer or to engage bigots or idiots.

• You have the right not to answer, to avoid, and to distract in order to maintain your sincerity.


#Exercise #Reason: 2016-02-02

• You exercise your body, but do you exercise your mind with the laws of logic?

• You exercise your body, but do you exercise your mind with the rules of reason?

• You exercise your body, but do you exercise your mind with critical thinking skills?

• You exercise your body, but do you exercise your mind with both-and thinking skills?

• You exercise your body, but do you exercise your mind with the perspectives gained from General Semantics?


#Exercise #Heart: 2016-02-01

• You know to exercise your body, but do you exercise your heart with humility?

• You know to exercise your body, but do you exercise your heart with compassion?

• You know to exercise your body, but do you exercise your heart with empathy and charity?

• You know to exercise your body, but do you exercise your heart with understanding another as yourself?

• You know to exercise your body, but do you exercise your heart with thinking well of others and encouraging others?


#Intrinsic #Behavior: 2016-01-31

• Self is its intrinsic behaviors, not the social roles it plays.

• Self is its intrinsic behaviors, not the behaviors of the body.

• Self is its intrinsic behaviors, not the social games it plays.

• Self is its intrinsic behaviors, not the habits or personality attributed to it by family and friends.

• Self is its intrinsic behaviors, not the behaviors it performs while given classifications, diagnoses, labels, names, positions, titles, types, ranks, statuses, or styles to be.


#Sexist #Seduction: 2016-01-30

• Using fashion, makeup, and style to indicate you are fertile or ovulating is not exploitive or sexist for women.

• Dressing to arouse male hormones for attention in order to claim to be beautiful is not exploitive or sexist for women.

• Appearing attractive to men has nothing to do with attracting men for sex, because only men can be exploitive or sexist.

• Dressing seductively and sexy is not exploitive or sexist for women, because it is only dressing to be cute, lovely, or pretty for other women.

• Showing skin and emphasizing sexual features is about beauty for women—not advertising, elitism, exploitation, manipulation, or sexism.


#Attack #Wrong: 2016-01-29

• Invariably, people attack you for attitudes that they have.

• Invariably, people attack you for what they are doing wrong.

• Invariably, people give reasons for why you are wrong that prove they are wrong.

• People attack you for what they are doing wrong, because people keep in darkness what they are doing wrong so fail to see their hypocrisy.

• Only those without ego or any ego involvement related to your situation can provide you with fruitful or helpful corrections, criticisms, or suggestions for improving your actions.


#Relationship #Self: 2016-01-28

• Your self-concepts and self-images do not have a relationship with your body, but you do.

• Your self-concepts and self-images do not have a relationship with your family and friends, but you do.

• Your self-concepts and self-images do not have a relationship with each other, but you do with all of them.

• Your self-concepts and self-images do not have a relationship with either your outer or inner worlds, but you do.

• Your self-concepts and self-images do not have a relationship with your sensations, experiences, thoughts, and feelings, but you do; so please tell me again about how you are your self-concepts and self-images.


#Mind #Contents: 2016-01-27

• If you are the contents of your mind, then who is your mind?

• If you are your concepts and images of self, then who is having your concepts and images?

• If you are your concepts and images of self, then who is thinking your concepts and images?

• If you are your concepts and images of self, then who is experiencing your concepts and images?

• If you are your concepts and images of self, then who is having thoughts, feelings, reactions, and responses in relation to your concepts and images?


#Forget #Mistake: 2016-01-26

• It is not your mistakes that count, it is your corrections that count.

• It is not what you forget that counts, it is what you will learn that counts.

• It is not your apology that matters, it is how you make amends that matters.

• It is not your past failures that matter, it is your current successes that matter.

• It is not your past tendency for inaccuracy that counts, but your present effort for accuracy that counts.


#Before #Now: 2016-01-25

• It is not what you will do, it is what you start now and continue to do.

• It is not what you have done, it is what you start now and continue to do.

• It is not what you haven’t done, it is what you start now and continue to do.

• It is not what you have done wrong, it is what you start now and continue to do.

• It is not what you served in the past, it is what you will serve now and in the future.


#Distance #Detach: 2016-01-24

• There is only one problem and everything you do about it is it.

• Any involvement with the problem is being part of the problem.

• All trying to control, change, or undo a problem is the problem exercising itself.

• The positive side of the problem is as necessary to the problem as is the negative side.

• Gain distance from the problem until you can detach from the problem, and then the problem will either dissipate and disappear or be amenable to problem solving.


#Talk #Itself: 2016-01-23

• Let the problem talk to itself.

• Let the problem work on itself.

• Let the problem be the problem.

• Let the problem have the problem.

• Let the problem try to change, control, and undo itself all by itself.


#Problem #Solution: 2016-01-22

• Make the problem about the problem, not you.

• Make the problem about the problem, not the solution.

• Make the solution about the solution, not you.

• Make the solution about the solution, not the problem.

• Know and keep the difference between self, problem, and solution, and you will have more solutions and less problems.


#Who #Thinking: 2016-01-21

• Who you are and who you think you are, are not the same thing, because you are not a thing.

• Who you are and who you think you are, are not the same thing, because you are the one thinking the thoughts.

• Who you are and who you think you are, are not the same thing, because you are the one having and hosting the thoughts.

• Who you are and who you think you are, are not the same thing, because you are the one reacting or responding to the thoughts.

• Who you are and who you think you are, are not the same thing, because you are the one sensing and experiencing the thoughts.


#Ego #Thought: 2016-01-20

• Ego is mistaking thoughts about the self for being the self.

• Ego is defending ideas of self as if you were defending your self.

• Ego is treating concepts and images of the self as if they were the actual self.

• Ego is trying to please and protect your ideas of self as if they were your self.

• Ego seeks positive ideas of self to increase ego pleasure and avoids negative ideas of self to avoid ego pain.


#Revolution #Thoughts: 2016-01-19

• The only revolution is to overthrow the thoughts that want you to become something.

• The only revolution is to overthrow the thoughts that claim they are you and your desires.

• The only revolution is to overthrow the thoughts that claim you know, do, or are something.

• The only revolution is to overthrow the thoughts that claim you are self-concepts and self-images.

• The only revolution is to overthrow the thoughts that claim you are something besides a host for God.


#Resist #Ego: 2016-01-18

• Ego resists, so ego persists.

• Ego resists change, because change causes a loss of the past that ego inhabits.

• Ego resists progress, because progress causes a loss of the past that ego inhabits.

• Ego resists everything new, because everything new causes a loss of the past that ego inhabits.

• Ego resists awareness, consciousness, and the light, because ego inhabits darkness, deception, and delusion.


#Who’s #Talking: 2016-01-17

• How do you know if the person talking in your head claiming to be you is actually you?

• What standards do you use to know if the person talking in your head claiming to be you is actually you?

• What kind of evidence and proofs do you use to know if the person talking in your head claiming to be you is actually you?

• What happens when you realize that the person talking in your head claiming to be you is not you?

• What do you do when you realize that the person talking in your head claiming to be you is not you?


#Will #Suffer: 2016-01-16

• Am I willing to resist a part of me if that part is separating me from God?

• Am I willing to let a part of me die if that part is separating me from God?

• Am I willing to suffer the defeat of a part of me if that part is separating me from God?

• Am I willing to suffer the frustration of a part of me if that part is separating me from God?

• Am I willing to stand the emotional games and whining from of a part of me that I am denying exercise since that part will separate me from God?


#Test #Thoughts: 2016-01-15

• Is this thought, feeling, or impulse pleasing to God?

• Is this thought, feeling, or impulse serving my ideals and values?

• Is this thought, feeling, or impulse part of my ego and its goals?

• Is this thought, feeling, or impulse in line with my being my true self?

• Is this thought, feeling, or impulse in line with my relationship with God?


#Only #Way: 2016-01-14

• The only way to be alive is to be internally open and free to host anything.

• The only way to be internally open and free to host anything is to have right identity.

• The only way to have right identity is to experience and name self as the internal vessel.

• The only way to experience and name self as the internal vessel is to rediscover your original nature as a transceiver.

• The only way to rediscover your original nature as a transceiver is to journey inward to emptiness and nondoing as being your nature as a host.


#Honor #Received: 2016-01-13

• People honor people for what they give to people.

• God honors people for what they receive from God.

• Ego honors people for believing they are superior to others.

• Self-esteem honors people for believing they have better self-images than others.

• The philosopher honors themselves for being true to themselves, which means they say what they think and feel or say nothing.


#External #Internal: 2016-01-12

• The external world might look big, but inside is an infinite world.

• If your inner world seems crowded or small, then you are seeing ego with ego.

• What is a big deal in the external world, becomes next to nothing inside the inner world.

• Your problems might seem too big too handle, but inside there is more than enough distance to overcome them.

• There might seem to be no place for you or your ideas in the external world, but there is more than enough space for you and your ideas in the internal world.


#Unwanted #Thoughts: 2016-01-11

• My unwanted thoughts have two choices—leave or die—because I will not maintain them by identifying with them.

• My unwanted thoughts have two choices—leave or die—because I will not nurture them by arguing and fighting with them.

• My unwanted thoughts have two choices—leave or die—because I will not support them by denying and suppressing them.

• My unwanted thoughts have two choices—leave or die—because I will not preserve them by feeding them attention and time.

• My unwanted thoughts have two choices—leave or die—because I will not sustain them by trying to change, control, or undo them.


#Dream #Dreams: 2016-01-10

• Dream about your dreams and act for them.

• Dream about your dreams and stand up for them.

• Dream about your dreams and work more for them.

• Dream about your dreams and find and talk to those who encourage and support them.

• Dream about your dreams and honour them with your heart, soul, mind, dedication, effort, and persistence.


#Who #Makes: 2016-01-09

• Who makes you eat garbage with your heart, soul, or mind but you?

• Who makes you own garbage with your heart, soul, or mind but you?

• Who makes you believe in garbage with your heart, soul, or mind but you?

• Who makes you identify with garbage with your heart, soul, or mind but you?

• Who makes you obsesses about garbage with your heart, soul, or mind but you?


#Garbage #Collect: 2016-01-08

• People cannot make you hold their garbage in your mind.

• People cannot make you identify with their garbage as your self.

• People cannot make you dwell on or ruminate about their garbage.

• People cannot make you take their garbage to heart to hurt yourself.

• People cannot use your mind or heart as their garbage dump without your permission.


#Service #Receive: 2016-01-07

• Seek service to receive service.

• To serve, you must host the good and share in the good.

• To host the good, you must be valued as a host by the good.

• The more good that you do for others, the more good that comes in and through you.

• The more good that comes in and through you, the more the good values and uses you.


#Inward #Way: 2016-01-06

• Inward is the only way.

• Look within for the direction that you need.

• Find the teacher that you need inside of you.

• To be led on the path, one must seek the inward path.

• Any external direction that does not point you inward is false direction.


#Women #Equal: 2016-01-05

• Women are too equal to have to be responsible too.

• Women are equal but only men are responsible for domestic violence.

• Women are equal but only men are responsible for the nature of society.

• Women are equal but only men are responsible for the problems of the world.

• Women are equal but only men are responsible for making women to feel and act as inferiors.


#Compassion #Sorry: 2016-01-04

• Compassion is not feeling sorry for someone but loving them as yourself.

• Compassion is not feeling sorry for someone but seeing them as yourself.

• Compassion is not feeling sorry for someone but feeling their pain as your pain.

• Compassion is not feeling sorry for someone but experiencing your self as theirs.

• Compassion is not feeling sorry for someone but looking into the mirror of your own human nature and seeing yourself.


#Light #Source: 2016-01-03

• There is no life source but God.

• There is no love source but God.

• There is no light source but God.

• There is no power source but God.

• There is no intelligence source but God.


#Pride #Profit: 2016-01-02

• You profit your pride at the expense of your career and work, then wonder why your career is stuck.

• You profit your pride at the expense of your relationships, then wonder why your relationships have problems.

• You profit your pride at the expense of your dreams and goals, then wonder why your dreams are not coming true.

• You profit your pride at the expense of your spiritual practices, then wonder why your spiritual practices are not working.

• You profit your pride at the expense of your understanding of your self and your shared human nature, then wonder why you feel so apathetic and disillusioned.


#Mind #Noise: 2016-01-01

• Below the noise of your mind lives your being, which you rejected in favor of becoming things.

• Below the noise of your mind lives your being, which you ignore while pursuing self as concepts and images.

• Below the noise of your mind lives your being, which you think is too simple and childish for your grandiose dreams for self.

• Below the noise of your mind lives your being, which you despise in favor of claiming or trying to be something superior to others.

• Below the noise of your mind lives your being, which you rejected in favor of becoming an adult who pursues profit in self-esteem.



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