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3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2017

7 Steps to Sanity


Daily Quotations from Kevin Everett FitzMaurice, M.S.

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


#River #Float: 2017-06-22

• Do not push or pull on the river of your mind—sail.

• Do not push or pull on the river of your mind—float.

• Do not push or pull on the river of your mind—swim.

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

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


#People #Mirror: 2017-06-21

• People without faith are faithless.

• People who hate haters are haters.

• People who don’t trust are untrustworthy.

• People who whine about whining are whiners.

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


#Confidence #Gateway: 2017-06-20

• Confidence does nothing of or by itself.

• Confidence like faith is a means to an end.

• Confidence is used to find a gateway for relying on Energy.

• Without confidence, people rely on fear, self-talk, and suppression and thereby fail.

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


#Follow #Out: 2017-06-19

• Do not respond to self-talk.

• Do not defend against self-talk.

• Do not obey or submit to self-talk.

• Do not engage with or relate to self-talk.

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


#Self #Thing: 2017-06-18

• Self as an experience is self as a dead thing.

• Self as a knower of an experience is self as a dead thing.

• Self as a reaction to an experience is self as a dead thing.

• Self as a memory of an experience is self as a dead thing.

• Self as a judgment of an experience is self as a dead thing.


#Pay #Price: 2017-06-17

• What is the price of peace? Is it forgiveness?

• What is the price of tranquilly? Is it acceptance?

• What is the price of happiness? Is it equality and humility?

• What is the price of good relationships? Is it compassion and understanding?

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


#Resist #Change: 2017-06-16

• People resist change because the known is safer.

• People resist change because the known is easier.

• People resist change because the known is useful for pride.

• People resist change because their ego is invested in the known.

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


#Surrender #Control: 2017-06-15

• Why is it a challenge to stop trying to control other people? Is it because of the pride of superiority?

• Why is it a challenge to give up control of what you cannot control? Is it because of the pride of no-ting?

• Why is it a challenge to give up trying to control what you cannot control? Is it because you desire to appear to do better?

• Why is it a challenge to stop desiring to control what you cannot control? Is it because of the pride of claiming to be better?

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


#React #Listen: 2017-06-14

• Don’t react with thinking, do react with listening.

• Don’t react with judging, do react with compassion.

• Don’t react with blaming, do react with understanding.

• Don’t react with ideas or images, do react with acceptance and awareness.

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


#Clean #House: 2017-06-13

• If you keep your house clean, then why don’t you keep your mind clean?

• If you keep your body clean, then why do you keep your conversation clean?

• If you keep your teeth clean, then why don’t you keep your thoughts clean?

• If you won’t let the city dump trash into your yard, then why do you let the media dump trash into your heart and mind?

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


#Travel #Within: 2017-06-12

• Only the travel within can educate you.

• The traveller can only discover themselves.

• The journey of life is the journey of self-awareness.

• The fool travels the world to discover different people, but the spiritual always discovers themselves in others.

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


#Human #Thinking: 2017-06-11

• Human thinking looks like dogs itching.

• Human thinking looks like chickens scratching.

• Human thinking sounds like scraping pans and pots.

• Human thinking sounds like factory and manufacturing noise.

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


#Faith #Confidence: 2017-06-10

• Trust is a form of faith or it is a lie.

• Hope is a form of faith or it won’t help.

• Confidence is a form of faith or it will fail.

• Optimism is a form of faith or it is insincere.

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


#Hate #Instead: 2017-06-09

• Instead of protesting against something, work for socially helpful and productive projects.

• Instead of rebelling against something, help develop and implement positive social changes.

• Instead of resisting what others are trying to do, lead by example and work for creative change.

• Instead of hating those you accuse of hating, construct and contribute something positive to society.

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


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

• Replace self-talk with practical and productive thoughts, feelings, and actions that are antagonistic to or in opposition to self-talk.

• Replace self-talk by investing your energy and time in your relationships, values, and your belief in the equality and universality of human nature.

• Replace self-talk by refusing to use concepts, ideas, and images of human beings; and, instead, to always honor all people as indescribable and unknowable beings.

• Replace dehumanizing self-talk by refusing to reduce any human being to behaviors, comparisons, things, or thoughts; and, by accepting all human beings but not all human behaviors.

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


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

• Remove self-talk by strongly experiencing and feeling self-talk as being impractical and unproductive.

• Remove self-talk by strongly experiencing and feeling that self-talk is your worst energy and time waster.

• Remove self-talk by strongly experiencing and feeling that self-talk is talking about concepts, ideas, and images of human beings, but never human beings themselves.

• Remove self-talk by strongly experiencing and feeling that self-talk is dehumanizing, because self-talk talks about you as behaviors, comparisons, and things, not as a living being.

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


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

• Recognize that self-talk is neither practical nor productive.

• Recognize that self-talk is your worst energy and time waster.

• Recognize that self-talk is talking about concepts, ideas, and images of human beings, but never human beings themselves.

• Recognize that self-talk is dehumanizing, because it talks about you as behaviors, comparisons, and things, not as a living being.

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


#Cope #Redirect: 2017-06-05

• People cope with self-talk by turning its criticalness onto causes and politics.

• People cope with self-talk by turning its nagging onto those they live with.

• People cope with self-talk by turning its quibbling onto others through gossip.

• People cope with self-talk by turning its faultfinding onto the media, the news, and TV shows.

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


#Termites #Mind: 2017-06-04

• Self-talk in your mind is like cancer in your heart.

• Self-talk in your mind is like termites in your house.

• Self-talk in your mind is like a disease in your brain.

• Self-talk in your mind is like parasites in your stomach.

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


#Identity #Competition: 2017-06-03

• Self-talk is competition for your identity.

• Self-talk wants to steal your identity for itself.

• Self-talk ends when you keep your identity for your being.

• Self-talk is a fight to see who gets to keep talking by claiming your identity.

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


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

• Self-talk talks about you as if you were not there.

• Self-talk talks about you as if you are not listening.

• Self-talk talks about you as if you were a piece of furniture in the room of your mind.

• Self-talk talks about you as if you were a computer variable to be manipulated; rather, than as a living being to be valued.

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


#Control #Business: 2017-06-01

• Focus your life on what you can control, not on what you cannot control.

• Your business is what you can control, and what you cannot control is not your business.

• Worry about doing right what you can control, don’t worry about others doing right what they control.

• Take full responsibility and care for what you can control, and take no responsibility or care for what you cannot control.

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


#Never #Think: 2017-05-31

• You never think, but you host too much thinking.

• You never think, but you host mixed thinking channels.

• You never think, but you host thinking against thinking.

• You never think, but you host too many thinking channels.

• You never think, but you host thinking improperly by not staying on and following out one channel at at time.


#Mind #Thought: 2017-05-30

• Is the sky the clouds in the sky?

• Is the ocean the fish in the ocean?

• Is the land the flowers and trees on it?

• Is the river the ripples and waves on it?

• Is the mind the feelings and thoughts on it?


#Inconvenience #Offense: 2017-05-29

• Which is the greater burden, your discomfort, or your whining about it?

• Which is the stronger cause, your nuisance, or your grumbling about it?

• Which is the greater heaviness, your trouble, or your complaining about it?

• Which is the greater disturbance, your disadvantage, or your fuming about it?

• Which is the more serious offence, your being inconvenienced, or your upsetting yourself about it?


#Right #Blame: 2017-05-28

• Don’t blame self for failures, but do blame your no-ting thinking.

• Don’t blame self for failures, but do blame your stinking thinking.

• Don’t blame self for failures, but do blame your being and doing thinking.

• Don’t blame self for failures, but do blame your claiming and knowing thinking.

• Don’t blame self for failures, but do blame your ego, prideful, and self-esteem thinking.


#Don’t #Don’t: 2017-05-27

• You cannot do something that does not exist; therefore, stop telling yourself not to do something, because that leaves you no choice but to do it.

• You cannot do something that does not exist; therefore, stop telling yourself not to forget something, because that leaves you no choice but to forget it.

• You cannot think something that does not exist; therefore, stop telling yourself not to think something, because that leaves you no choice but to think it.

• When you demand that you do not do something, you are demanding that you do “not” or nothing; therefore, your pressure to do must release on the only thing available: doing that which you do not want to do.

• You can use “do not” for information, facts, knowledge, and rules; but refrain from using “do not” for actions, behaviors, directions, practices, and procedures.


#Reasonable #Approach: 2017-05-26

• Is it sensible to suffer for a self inside that you have never seen?

• Is it intelligent to worry about a self inside that you have never known?

• Is it reasonable to talk about a self inside that you have never experienced?

• Is it sane to think about a self inside that you have never contacted or touched?

• Is it rational to plan and plot for a self inside that, without evidence, you assume exists?


#Social #Esteem: 2017-05-25

• Social-esteem is when your value as a human being is tied directly to some social value.

• Social-esteem is the cause of genocide, pollution, terrorism, and war.

• Social-esteem is what gets people to blindly support political causes, parties, and movements.

• Social-esteem is the cause of the diseases of superiority, for example, nationalism and racism.

• Social-esteem is more problematic than self-esteem since most of self-esteem is based upon social-esteem.


#Thought #Serves: 2017-05-24

• What are your thoughts serving, and do you want to serve that?

• What are your thoughts intending, and do you want to intend that?

• Where are your thoughts taking you, and do you want to go there?

• What are your thoughts wanting and wishing for you, and do those desires agree with your highest values?

• What are your thoughts planning and pushing for your life, and do you want to invest your energy and time towards those goals?


#Mind #Delight: 2017-05-23

• Is your mind a delight or a burden?

• Is your outlook elevated or downcast?

• Is your attitude mending or sickening?

• Is your thinking uplifting or demeaning?

• Is your self-talk encouraging or discouraging?


#Facts #Fictions: 2017-05-22

• To measure is to get a fact, not to know.

• To get a fact is to get data or knowledge, not understanding.

• To give a fact is to give information, not insight or understanding.

• Facts convey thoughts and thoughts covey directions where to look for experience or more thoughts.

• Facts exist on the verbal level of reality and never contact or perceive the higher sensation and energy levels of reality.


#Emotional #Responsibility: 2017-05-21

• No one but you can make you take things personally.

• No one but you can make you see things as important or not.

• No one but you can make you see things as being about your ego or not.

• No one but you can make you see things as being about your self-esteem story or not.

• No one but you can make you see things as being awful, horrible, terrible, comfortable, pleasant, or wonderful.


#Self-talk #Ego: 2017-05-20

• Self-talk is the ego grazing on pride wherever it can find it.

• Self-talk is the compulsive pursuit of pride from knowing-better-than.

• Self-talk serves ego pride (ego pleasure) even at the expense of ego shame (ego pain).

• Self-talk is finding excuses to know why things should not be the way that they are (pride).

• Self-talk is finding excuses to know why things should be different from the way that they are (pride).


#Useful #Thinking: 2017-05-19

• Could you enjoy a movie or a sunset with that attitude or mindset? If not, then stop using it for coping or problem solving.

• Could you drive a car or ride a bicycle with that attitude or mindset? If not, then stop using it for coping or problem solving.

• Could you practice carpentry or masonry with that attitude or mindset? If not, then stop using it for coping or problem solving.

• Could you paint a painting or write a poem with that attitude or mindset? If not, then stop using it for coping or problem solving.

• Could you express compassion, kindness, forgiveness, or understanding with that attitude or mindset? If not, then stop using it.


#Story #Self: 2017-05-18

• When you are some story, then you are at risk.

• When you are no story, then you are free to be.

• Have you ever wondered what you sacrifice to become a story?

• Have you ever wondered how you became a story instead of a being?

• Self-esteem and ego are based upon imaginary stories that never materialize and never become a shared experience.


#Stupid #Thinking: 2017-05-17

• You are not stupid, what is stupid is your thinking.

• You are not stupid, what is stupid is your relying on thinking to think.

• You are not stupid, what is stupid is your trusting in thinking to know.

• You are not stupid, what is stupid is your believing thinking can do anything but make noise.

• You are not stupid, what is stupid is your faith in thinking to be rational and reasonable without guidance.


#Self-absorbed #Self-centered: 2017-05-16

• No one is self-absorbed, but many people are ego-absorbed.

• No one is self-absorbed, but many people are absorbed in their ego-story.

• No one is self-absorbed, but many people are absorbed in their self-esteem plots and stories.

• No one is self-absorbed, but many people are absorbed in their self-esteem intentions and games.

• No one is self-absorbed, but many people are ego-employed, ego-engrossed, ego-focused, ego-immersed, ego-occupied, and generally lost in ego mind-games.


#Kind #Self: 2017-05-15

• If you don’t forgive yourself, then you will never fully forgive another.

• If you don’t treat yourself well, then you really won’t treat others well.

• If you don’t take care of yourself, then you won’t take proper care of others.

• If you won’t be kind to yourself, then you really don’t know how to be kind to others.

• Charity, forgiveness, and kindness begin at home and home is your own heart, soul, and mind.


#Question #Test: 2017-05-14

• The right answer requires the right question.

• We must question in order to explore, discover, and create.

• We must question in order to expose and reveal both lies and the truth.

• Beware anyone or anything who does not promote continual open questioning.

• Question your questions until you are granted inspiring, motivating, and uplifting questions.


#Focus #Positive: 2017-05-13

• Don’t forget the mistake, do focus on the lesson.

• Focus on what you can do right, not on what you can do wrong.

• Focus on your strengths and talents, not on your weaknesses and inabilities.

• Focus on what you can do right now, not on what you should have done or could do.

• Yes, a focus on the positive is needed, but always along with a recognition of and a detachment from the negative.


#How #Feel: 2017-05-12

• Don’t ask how something makes you feel; instead, ask why you make things personal.

• Don’t ask how something makes you feel; instead, ask why you make things so important.

• Don’t ask how something makes you feel; instead, ask why you make things about your ego.

• Don’t ask how something makes you feel; instead, ask why you make things about your story.

• Don’t ask how something makes you feel; instead, ask why you make things awful, horrible, or terrible.


#Superior #Pleasure: 2017-05-11

• Are pleasure and pain superior to you such that they come before you?

• Are pleasure and pain superior to your integrity such that they come first?

• Are pleasure and pain superior to your attitude such that they are prioritized above it?

• Are pleasure and pain superior to your ethics and values such that they override them?

• Are pleasure and pain superior to your common sense, feelings, practicality, reason, responsibility, social nature, or tranquility?


#Signal #Source: 2017-05-10

• Do not try to control inputs or signals.

• Do not try to control channels or sources.

• Do not try to control channeling or hosting.

• Do not try to control amplifying or magnifying.

• Do not try to control discovering, exploring, or following out.


#Freedom #Procedure: 2017-05-09

• Freedom for your inner self is an absolute requirement for living as an authentic being.

• Control of what you spend your time on is an absolute requirement for living as an authentic being.

• You need both freedom and control, but only when each is rightly directed and focused.

• Freedom is necessary for being, creating, doing, experiencing, living, and sensing.

• Control is useful for informational descriptions, directions, explanations, procedures, and specifications.


#Law #Rule: 2017-05-08

• Laws and rules are good for choices and procedures, but bad for your being (host, self).

• You need to control what your self is focused upon by switching your focus, but you must never try to control your self (being, host).

• To try to control what you are amplifying, exploring, and following out is to try to destroy your hosting nature (being, host, self, transciever).

• To relate to forces trying to control how and what you host (amplify, explore, and follow out) is to lose your hosting nature to false identities as things and thoughts.

• When you relate with your being (host, identity, self) to being controlled, you will respond in kind and become the problem of control that you’re fighting against.


#Control #Controller: 2017-05-07

• If you conform to controls, then you conform as something and are destroyed as that thing, for example, as being an adherent or a supporter.

• If you resist being controlled, then you resist as something and are destroyed as that thing, for example, as being the opposition or an outcast.

• If you act the opposite of the controls, then you act as something and are destroyed as that thing, for example, as being a criminal or personality disorder.

• If you rebel against controls, then you rebel as something and are destroyed as that thing, for example, as being a member of an opposing movement or party.

• If you avoid or escape being controlled, then you avoid or escape as something and are destroyed as that thing, for example, as being an eccentric or a runaway.


#Process #Thought: 2017-05-06

• Look not to thinking, but look to the processes that are guiding thinking.

• Thinking is an expression of logic and reason, but thinking itself has no logical or reasoning abilities.

• Thinking is often a byproduct of intelligent processes; therefore, don’t mistake thinking for intelligence.

• Thinking often occurs when other processes are guiding and ruling; therefore, don’t mistake thinking for higher processes.

• Trusting in thinking is like trusting in the materials and tools used by a carpenter instead of in the skill and talent of the carpenter.


#Thinking #Logic: 2017-05-05

• Thinking is not logic.

• Thinking is not reason.

• Thinking is not insight.

• Thinking is not wisdom.

• Thinking is not understanding.


#Experience #Internal: 2017-05-04

• Your body exists in the external world and your self exists in the internal world.

• Your body seeks in the external world and your self seeks in the internal world.

• Your body experiences the external world and your self experiences the internal world.

• Your body finds satisfaction in the external world and your self finds satisfaction in the internal world.

• Your body experiences pleasure and pain in the external world and your self experiences pleasure and pain in the internal world.


#External #Blame: 2017-05-03

• The external cannot enter the internal.

• The external cannot contact or touch the internal.

• Never blame the external for the state of the internal.

• The disturbance in the internal is due to some internal things—internal things that you can choose to analyze, cast out, contemplate, examine, feed, meditate, let pass, repeat, or reveal in the light.

• The external is used as a basis for examples, excuses, pressures, proddings, pulls, pushes, opinions, reasons, and temptations for self-disturbance, but the external never becomes an actual cause or a responsible force for the internal state.


#Advice #Slogans: 2017-05-02

• The slogans people promote are the slogans they need for themselves.

• The sayings people spread are the sayings they themselves are not following.

• The advice people give the world is the advice they themselves don’t follow.

• The catchphrases journalists think explain others, best explain the journalists.

• The mottos corporations want employees to follow are the mottos the corporations don’t follow.


#Burden #Host: 2017-05-01

• Your burden is to host the known, not to know.

• Your burden is to host the doing, not to do.

• Your burden is to host the Being, not to be.

• Your burden is to host the creating, not to create.

• Your burden is to host the changing, not to change.


#Never #Done: 2017-04-30

• You have never known anything.

• You have never done anything.

• You have never been anything.

• You have never created anything.

• You have never changed anything.


#Instant #Replay: 2017-04-29

• You don’t repeat bad songs, so why do you repeat bad ideas?

• You don’t replay bad music, so why do you replay bad thoughts?

• You don’t rehearse bad plays or scripts, so why do you rehearse bad moments from your life?

• You don’t rewind and rerun bad movies, so why do you rewind and rerun bad events from your life?

• You don’t reread bad books, so why do you reread bad thinking manuscripts, programs, and scripts?


#Internal #Misery: 2017-04-28

• All misery is internal.

• All causes for misery are internal.

• All sources for misery are internal.

• All experience of misery is internal.

• All responsibility for misery is internal.


#Right #Wrong: 2017-04-27

• Being right is no excuse for faultfinding.

• Being right doesn’t excuse behaving wrong.

• Knowing better should not translate into behaving worse.

• Claiming the higher ground does not provide license to act like the lower ground.

• Thinking you know what should be does not provide permission to behave as you should not.


#Give #Way: 2017-04-26

• The heart gives way to the body when the body should give way to the heart.

• The soul gives way to the body when the body should give way to the soul.

• The mind gives way to the body when the body should give way to the mind.

• The body puts its desires, lusts, and passions first neither caring for its own wellbeing nor that of the heart, soul, or mind.

• The ego puts its desires, lusts, and passions first without care for the wellbeing of the heart, soul, mind, body, social relationships, other species, or planet Earth.


#Motivate #Criticize: 2017-04-25

• Find a way to make your evaluation inspiring, else keep quiet.

• Find a way to make your assessment assuring, else remain silent.

• Find a way to make your judgment uplifting, else refrain from giving it.

• Find a way to make your analysis motivating, else refrain from sharing it.

• Find a way to make your criticism encouraging, else refrain from imparting it.


#Discredit #Beauty: 2017-04-24

• Beauty is the source of nothing.

• Beauty is the creator of nothing.

• Beauty fixes and solves nothing.

• Beauty provides neither answers nor path.

• Beauty is to be enjoyed, not credited with anything.


#Science #Progress: 2017-04-23

• Humans claim to be rational, but what humans call progress is the destruction of their own habitat.

• Humans claim to be rational, but what humans call progress is science and technology at any price.

• Humans claim to be rational, but what humans call progress is the causing of the extinction of other species for the sake of science and its offspring: technology.

• Humans claim to be rational, but what humans call progress is the advancement of science, which is the source of all the evils humans cause their own planet.

• Humans claim to be rational, but what humans call progress is more science and technology with ever less responsibility for any of its effects and results from scientists and technologists.


#Cause #Create: 2017-04-22

• Non-thinking means that while you can entertain thoughts, you never cause or create thoughts.

• Non-doing means that you while you can host doing, you are neither the cause nor the creator of any doing.

• Non-knowing means that you while can host knowing, you are neither the cause nor the creator of any knowing.

• Non-being means that you refuse to regard yourself or any other human being as any concept, image, thing, thought, or story.

• Non-learning means that while you might be drawn to and held under by the good, you will never learn to honor and seek the good on your own.


#Trust #Disaster: 2017-04-21

• Trust in forms is trust in disaster.

• Trust in things is trust in ruination.

• Trust in images is trust in calamity.

• Trust in thoughts is trust in tragedy.

• Trust in objects is trust in catastrophe.


#Reason #Math: 2017-04-20

• Reason begins and ends with itself.

• Reason trusts right power, reason, and logic.

• Reason begins with equality and moves circumspectly until it returns again to equality.

• Adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing are all basic skills employed by reason.

• Logic is order, sequence, and series; whereas, reason is holism, integrity, and unifying-consistent patterns.


#Switch #Helpful: 2017-04-19

• There is no fixing poisonous thoughts, you must switch from them.

• There is no coping with hurtful thoughts, you must switch from them.

• There is no problem-solving harmful thoughts, you must switch from them.

• There is no changing or controlling destructive thoughts, you must switch from them.

• All effort applied to toxic thoughts only feeds them, you must switch from them.


#Coping #Skills: 2017-04-18

5As of Coping

1. Acknowledge what exists.

2. Accept what exists.

3. Accommodate what exists.

4. Adjust to what exists.

5. Adapt to what exists.


#Appearance #Beauty: 2017-04-17

• Beauty is often a skin for wrongdoing.

• Beauty is the favorite covering of evil.

• Beauty is often the appearance of good while evil bides its time and worms its way in.

• Beauty is no criterion for good but only for beauty, because beauty often serves to hide the ugly.

• Beauty is the hiding place of journalists, politicians, and the religious for their promotion of evil and profit.


#Way #There: 2017-04-16

• You cannot find your way there.

• You cannot think your way there.

• You cannot follow your way there.

• You cannot practice your way there.

• You cannot discover your way there.


#Blame #Complain: 2017-04-15

• I don’t want to judge your situation nor do I want to agree with any verdicts–can we please change the subject?

• The simple truth is that I don’t want to judge or damn another person, because it’s bad for my soul.

• By seeking agreement with your damning of another human being, you are seeking agreement with your own damning.

• By seeking support for your condemnation of another human being, you are seeking support for your own condemnation.

• By excusing and justifying your judging of another human being, you are also excusing and justifying the judging of your self—instead, stick to judging actions, feelings, and thoughts, not persons.


#Praise #Opinion: 2017-04-14

• Does gold get its value from opinion or praise?

• Is the sun somehow different when people think differently about it?

• Is metal useful for tools by itself or only when opinion or praise makes it so?

• Are trees useful by the fact of their existence or only through opinion and praise?

• Do plants and weeds change their nature because of the opinions or praises of people?


#Self-righteous #Victimhood: 2017-04-13

• Friends might support your prideful victimhood—but your integrity will not.

• The world will support your self-righteous victimhood—but your soul will not.

• Family might support your prideful victimhood—but your true identity will not.

• Your beliefs might support your self-righteous victimhood—but your humanity will not.

• Your counselor or therapist might support your prideful victimhood—but your spiritual path will not.


#Define #Good: 2017-04-12

• The good when defined as beauty is a covering for the ugly.

• The good when defined as pleasure is a covering for pain and suffering.

• The good when defined as spirituality is a covering for spiritual ego and pride.

• The good when defined as respectability is a covering for greed, phoniness, and pride.

• The good when defined as morality is a covering for immorality and self-righteousness.


#Reasonable #Path: 2017-04-11

• Reason is the path to the good, because reason is the only pointer to Energy.

• Reason discovers the good while pleasure pretends to be the good.

• Reason discovers the good while beauty can only appear to be the good.

• Reason discovers the good while belief falsely claims to know and be the good.

• Reason discovers the good while practices falsely claim to discover and find the good.


#Faith #Reason: 2017-04-10

• Faith is the highest reason.

• Faith is Energy over matter.

• Faith is intention for the future.

• Faith is reasoning with Energy.

• Faith is contact with the divine and the infinite.


#Judge #Whine: 2017-04-09

• Thanks for wanting me to judge your situation, but to be fair, I will have to hear all sides first.

• Thanks for making me a judge and I’ll give you my opinion as soon as I have had a chance to hear the other side.

• I don’t want to judge your situation nor do I want to agree with any verdicts–can we please change the subject?

• I don’t have enough information to judge the matter nor do I want to judge it; therefore, let’s talk about something happier.

• Thanks for sharing your concern, perhaps I will hear more about it from the other side and developed a balanced view of it over time.


#Law #Attraction: 2017-04-08

• If the law of attraction were true, then little children would have all of their Christmas dreams come true.

• If the law of attraction were true, then obsessive-compulsive types would have all of their fears come true.

• If the law of attraction were true, then devoted worriers and anxiety-disordered types would have all of their irrational fears come true.

• If the law of attraction were true, then depressed persons would be changing and controlling the world, because few ever think as strongly and single-mindedly as depressed persons do.

• If you look for and find those who intensely, religiously, and rigorously believe what they think, such as paranoid-psychotic types, then it becomes self-evident that human thinking is not enough to create reality.


#Past #Memories: 2017-04-07

• Your imaginary audience for your past memories does not exist.

• Your imaginary audience for your past memories is not living in and judging your distorted memories.

• Your imaginary audience for your past memories does not care about yours but only their own fabrications.

• Your imaginary audience for your past memories cares about who and what they were, not who and what you were.

• Your imaginary audience for your past memories never has nor ever will hold your ideas, images, objects, and views of either yourself or themselves.


#Merge #Attach: 2017-04-06

• If you are still attached to something, then fighting it will only feed it.

• If you are still merged with something, then resisting it will only supply it.

• If you are still attached to something, then trying to change it will encourage it.

• If you are still joined with something, then trying to control it will only strengthen it.

• If you are still connected to something, then trying to correct it will only reinforce it.


#Faith #Energy: 2017-04-05

• Trust is faith in energy, not matter.

• Hope is faith in energy, not matter.

• Optimism is faith in energy, not matter.

• Confidence is faith in energy, not matter.

• Faith is experience in energy, not matter.


#Take #Stand: 2017-04-04

• Defend, not attack.

• Support, not damn.

• Stand up, not retreat.

• Promote, not demote.

• Stand for, not against.


#Take #Time: 2017-04-03

• Take time to exercise now else take time to diet later.

• Take time to experience now else take time to regret later.

• Take time for your health now else take time for your doctor later.

• Take time for your spiritual life now else take time for remorse later.

• Take time for your family now else take time for shame and sorrow later.


#Enough #More: 2017-04-02

• Enough is sufficient and more is lust.

• Enough is mature and more is immature.

• Enough is fullness and more is emptiness.

• Enough is satiation and more is starvation.

• Enough is satisfaction and more is dissatisfaction.


#Expect #Return: 2017-04-01

• Do you borrow integrity from yourself and expect to repay it?

• Do you borrow love and peace from yourself and expect to repay them?

• Do you borrow sanity and support from yourself and expect to repay them?

• Do you borrow honesty and spirituality from yourself and expect to repay them?

• Do you borrow encouragement and uplifting activities from yourself and expect to repay them?


#Repay #Borrow: 2017-03-31

• Do you borrow time from yourself and expect to repay it?

• Do you borrow sleep time from yourself and expect to repay it?

• Do you borrow alone time from yourself and expect to repay it?

• Do you borrow eating time from yourself and expect to repay it?

• Do you borrow exercise time from yourself and expect to repay it?


#Talk #Think: 2017-03-30

• Thinking talking in my mind is not about you.

• Thinking talking in my mind is not about your story.

• Thinking talking in my mind is not about your talking.

• Thinking talking in my mind is not about your becoming.

• Thinking talking in my mind is not about changing or knowing you.


#Thinking #Talking: 2017-03-29

• Thinking talking is not about me.

• Thinking talking is not about my story.

• Thinking talking is not about me talking.

• Thinking talking is not about becoming me.

• Thinking talking is not about knowing, doing, or being me.


#Story #Narrative: 2017-03-28

• What self-narratives and self-stories are you living in while you edit, criticize, and rewrite them?

• Where are your self-narratives and self-stories from the past that you no longer believe in or repeat in your self-talk?

• Who is living your self-narratives and self-stories from the past that you no longer believe in or repeat in your self-talk?

• Do your self-narratives and self-stories get stored in some mystical library or do they just dissolve like all delusions and illusions?

• Yes, self-narratives and self-stories can be used to self-direct and self-motivate, but that does not make ego-stories necessary, real, sane, or spiritual.


#Experiment #Learn: 2017-03-27

• Whoever does not fail does not work.

• Whoever does not test does not improve.

• Whoever does not explore does not discover.

• Whoever does not experiment does not learn.

• Whoever does not take risks does not succeed.


#Belief #Reason: 2017-03-26

• Do your beliefs come from brainwashing a.k.a. schooling—or from your reasoning them through?

• Do your beliefs come from conditioning, training, and upbringing—or from your reasoning them through?

• Do your beliefs come from habit and an unwillingness to change—or from your reasoning them through?

• Do your beliefs come from chance, like the chance of what religion you were born into—or from your reasoning them through?

• Do your beliefs come from accident, like the accident of the culture and time period that you were born into—or from your reasoning them through?


#Works #Words: 2017-03-25

• Are you occupied with works or words?

• Are you occupied with deeds or damning?

• Are you occupied with building or blaming?

• Are you occupied with actions or arguments?

• Are you occupied with supporting or sabotaging?


#Says #Self-talk: 2017-03-24

• Self-talk says that you are helpless and weak which makes your self-talk not you.

• Self-talk says that you are ignorant and stupid which makes your self-talk not you.

• Self-talk says that you are broken and defective which makes your self-talk not you.

• Self-talk says that you are inadequate and worthless which makes your self-talk not you.

• Self-talk says that you are and an outcast and unwanted which makes your self-talk not you.


#Opinion #Ask: 2017-03-23

• God will never ask for your opinion about life.

• God will never ask for your opinion about God.

• God will never ask for your opinion about truth.

• God will never ask for your opinion about others.

• God will never ask for your opinion about yourself.


#Yourself #Who: 2017-03-22

• If you hate yourself, then who is hating?

• If you doubt yourself, then who is doubting?

• If you are talking to yourself, then who is talking?

• If you are ashamed of yourself, then who is ashamed?

• If you are fighting with yourself, then who is fighting?


#Judge #Experience: 2017-03-21

• Are you going to judge my life using your life for evidence while pretending to care?

• Are you going to judge my interactions using your interactions for evidence while pretending to be rational?

• Are you going to judge my perceptions using your perceptions for evidence while pretending to be sensible?

• Are you going to judge my experiences using your experiences for evidence while pretending to be objective?

• Are you going to judge my encounters using your encounters for evidence while pretending to be reasonable?


#Always #In: 2017-03-20

• If you are in life, then life is in you.

• If you are in time, then time is in you.

• If you are in the now, then the now is in you.

• If you are in the world, then the world is in you.

• If you are in relationship, then relationship is in you.


#Decrease #Return: 2017-03-19

• Decrease to rest.

• Decrease to return.

• Decrease to realign.

• Decrease to refocus.

• Decrease to readjust.


#Become #Attack: 2017-03-18

• You have made yourself into your abuse in order to abuse it.

• You have made yourself into your worry in order to worry about it.

• You have made yourself into your destruction in order to destroy it.

• You have made yourself into your complaint in order to complain about it.

• You have made yourself into your problems in order to give them problems.


#Deny #Defend: 2017-03-17

• Denial is giving free reign to what you fear.

• Repression is creating a safe haven for your enemies.

• The refusal to admit mistakes today is the refusal to prevent more mistakes in the future.

• Suppression is turning your back to your attacker, which makes you suffer more harm, not less.

• Focusing on the faults of others provides pride, and focusing on your own faults provides success.


#Couples #Cycle: 2017-03-16

• Dance Cycle: She attacks and he withdraws, because she demands contact and he demands protection.

• Punish Cycle: She attacks and he withdraws, because both want to deny the other’s need until they get their need met first.

• Hurt Cycle: She attacks and he withdraws, because both want to hurt the other until the other recognizes their hurt and needs.

• Fear Cycle: She attacks and he withdraws, because both are anxious and scared about exposing their needs to more disappointment and hurt.

• Anger Cycle: She attacks and he withdraws, because she is angry about not being comforted and soothed (understood), and he is angry about not being encouraged and supported (valued).


#Jealous #Protect: 2017-03-15

• Be so jealous of your heart that you never lose it but only share it.

• Be so jealous of your soul that you never lose it but only share it.

• Be so jealous of your mind that you never lose it but only share it.

• Be so jealous of your identity that you never lose it but only share it.

• Be so jealous of your body that you never lose it but only share it.


#Steer #Mind: 2017-03-14

• Steer your heart, not worry it to death.

• Steer your soul, not anger it to death.

• Steer your mind, not talk it to death.

• Steer your attention, not fight it to death.

• Steer your actions, not plan them to death.


#About #You: 2017-03-13

• It’s not about your ego-story.

• It’s not about your self-narrative.

• What just happened was neither caused nor created by your ego-scripts.

• What just happened says nothing about your pride, shame, self-esteem, or self-story.

• What just happened cannot be analyzed or understood in relation to your self-esteem, self-scripts, or self-story without resulting in manifold delusions and illusions.


#Fantasy #Story: 2017-03-12

• People like novels to fantasize about their self-stories through stories about others.

• People like movies to compare and fantasize about their ego-stories as if they too were movies.

• Successful entertainment provides tension that requires the actors to use self-scripts for choices.

• In entertainment, crises trigger scripts which trigger character which trigger story which trigger fantasies about eternal self-stories.

• Adults are lost in stories that will never be real except in their virtual-reality dreams and fantasies because “life is not about you”.


#Judge #Another: 2017-03-11

• When you judge another person, realize you are judging yourself.

• When you blame another person, realize you are blaming yourself.

• When you damn another person, realize you are damning yourself.

• When you sabotage another person, realize you are sabotaging yourself.

• When you are dealing with another person, realize you are dealing with yourself because there is only one human nature.


#Hate #Blame: 2017-03-10

• Part of ending ego is to admit that you love to hate because of the pride it provides to self-esteem.

• Part of ending ego is to admit that you love to blame because of the pride it provides to self-esteem.

• Part of ending ego is to admit that you love to whine because of the pride it provides to self-esteem.

• Part of ending ego is to admit that you love to worry because of the pride it provides to self-esteem.

• Part of ending ego is to admit that you love to sabotage because of the pride it provides to self-esteem.


#Know #Others: 2017-03-09

• You don’t get to know a person, you get to know some of the spirits that they serve.

• You don’t get to know a person, you get to know some of the spirits that they jump between.

• You don’t get to know a person, you get to know some of the spirits that are linked to the main spirits they serve.

• You don’t get to know a person, you get to know some of the spirits associated with the spirits that they habitually serve.

• You don’t get to know a person, you get to know some of the spirits that they have been conditioned or influenced to identify with, defend, host, and project.


#Heart #Body: 2017-03-08

• When love in the heart touches the body, the body experiences security.

• When joy in the heart touches the body, the body experiences calmness.

• When kindness in the heart touches the body, the body experiences relaxation.

• When faith in the heart touches the body, the body experiences energy and enlivening.

• When hope in the heart touches the body, the body experiences confidence and reliance.


#Pride #Wouldn’t: 2017-03-07

• Easy pride a.k.a. high self-esteem, just think you wouldn’t do the stupid things that others do.

• Easy pride a.k.a. high self-esteem, just think you wouldn’t feel the stupid things that others feel.

• Easy pride a.k.a. high self-esteem, just think you wouldn’t think the stupid things that others think.

• Easy pride a.k.a. high self-esteem, just think you wouldn’t make the stupid choices that others make.

• Easy pride a.k.a. high self-esteem, just think you wouldn’t be or identify with the stupid or weak concepts, images, and things that others identify with as themselves.


#Voices #Concepts: 2017-03-06

• Self-esteem voices in your head is what self-esteem concepts and images are.

• Self-esteem is a belief in voices in your head composed of your thoughts acting as if they were you.

• Self-esteem is a belief in voices in your head composed of your thoughts deciding on how you should live.

• Self-esteem is a belief in voices in your head composed of your thoughts acting as if they are recreating you each day.

• Self-esteem is a belief in voices in your head composed of your thoughts acting as if they decide who and what you are.


#Spirit #Images: 2017-03-05

• Self-esteem spirits in your mind is what self-esteem concepts and images are.

• Self-esteem is a belief in spirits composed of your thoughts acting as if they were you.

• Self-esteem is a belief in spirits composed of your thoughts deciding on how you should live.

• Self-esteem is a belief in spirits composed of your thoughts acting as if they are recreating you each day.

• Self-esteem is a belief in spirits composed of your thoughts acting as if they decide who and what you are.


#Experience #Thinking: 2017-03-04

• Thinking about a past experience is having a thinking experience, not a sensing experience.

• Thinking about a present experience is having a thinking experience, not a sensing experience.

• Thinking about a future experience is having a thinking experience, not a sensing experience.

• Planning to have a fun experience is experiencing thinking, not an actual experience; and when it’s time for your fun experience, you’ll be thinking about another experience or the story about the experience you’re not having.

• The more educated you get, the more political you get, and the older you get—the more time you spend in thinking experiences and the less time you spend in sensing experiences a.k.a. the living dead.


#Ghost #Conspiracy: 2017-03-03

• Self-esteem’s self exists because you believe you have a ghost in your head.

• Self-esteem’s self exists because you believe you have an imaginary friend in your head.

• Your belief in self-esteem’s self is based upon less evidence than the wildest conspiracy theory.

• Your belief in self-esteem’s self is based upon a shared schizophrenic delusion that serves the demands of your society.

• Your belief in self-esteem’s self involves you in frequent paranoid panic-attacks about things you might or might not appear to be.


#Praise #Character: 2017-03-02

• Praise your child’s virtues, not their self or ego.

• Praise your child’s coping, not their self-concept.

• Praise your child’s sacrifices, not their acquisitions.

• Praise your child’s problem solving, not their self-image.

• Praise your child’s character, not their intelligence or beauty.


#Existential #CBT: 2017-03-01

• CBT is existential because it also believes in the freedom of choice.

• CBT is existential because it also believes in personal responsibility for behaviors.

• CBT is existential because it also believes in finding and experimenting with new perspectives.

• REBT is advanced existentialism because it teaches personal responsibility for feelings and behaviors.

• REBT is perfect existentialism because it teaches the unconditional acceptance of life (ULA).


#Immortal #Virtue: 2017-02-28

• Want the immortal? Want virtue.

• Want the immortal? Want wisdom.

• Possessions crumble, decay, rot, and rust.

• Achievements, fame, and fortune all fade, fail, and are forgotten.

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


#Easy #Unhappiness: 2017-02-27

• Unhappiness is easy, you can be miserable in anticipation of misery.

• Unhappiness is easy, you can be upset in anticipation of upsetting news.

• Unhappiness is easy, you can be disturbed in anticipation of disturbance.

• Unhappiness is easy, you can be irritated in anticipation of irritating events.

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


#Judge #Giving: 2017-02-26

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

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

• Judge each day not by the crops that you harvested, but by the seeds that you planted.

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

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


#Measure #Nothing: 2017-02-25

• No, silly left-brained scientists, the limits of human thinking do not constitute the limits of thinking.

• No, silly left-brained scientists, the limits of human perception do not constitute the limits of perception.

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

• No, silly left-brained scientists, the limits of human understanding do not constitute the limits of understanding.

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


#Left #Brain: 2017-02-24

• Yes, silly left-brained scientists, human methods cannot capture the un-capturable.

• Yes, silly left-brained scientists, human measures cannot contain the uncontainable.

• Yes, silly left-brained scientists, human methods cannot criticize what is beyond their scope.

• Yes, silly left-brained scientists, human measures cannot measure anything beyond themselves.

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


#Anthropocentric #Measures: 2017-02-23

• Yes, silly left-brained scientists, humans cannot measure the unknowable.

• Yes, silly left-brained scientists, humans cannot change the unchangeable.

• Yes, silly left-brained scientists, humans cannot compare the incomparable.

• Yes, silly left-brained scientists, humans cannot use logic to map the unmappable.

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


#Silly #Scientists: 2017-02-22

• Yes, silly left-brained scientists, humans cannot feel energy.

• Yes, silly left-brained scientists, humans cannot see the invisible.

• Yes, silly left-brained scientists, humans cannot locate emptiness.

• Yes, silly left-brained scientists, humans cannot hear the soundless.

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


#Faith #Natural: 2017-02-21

• You cannot function in life without faith, but you might pretend by identifying faith as trust.

• You cannot function in life without faith, but you might disguise faith by calling it confidence.

• You cannot function in life without faith, but you might lie by labelling faith as assuredness or sureness.

• You cannot function in life without faith, but you might deceive yourself by reframing faith as belief, conviction, or credence.

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


#Measure #Value: 2017-02-20

• Do you measure all that you do according to your highest values?

• Will you be happier if all of your actions follow your highest values?

• Do all of your intentions and motivations match your highest values?

• Will your relationships be better if all of your actions follow your highest values?

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


#Happy #Content: 2017-02-19

• Happiness never exists without contentment.

• Unhappiness never exists without discontentment.

• Happiness is valuing what you have as enough (contentment).

• No matter how much you have, if you regard it as not enough (discontentment), then you’ll be unhappy.

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


#Seek #Advice: 2017-02-18

• Seek advice because right advice reinforces and reinitializes the virtues.

• Seek advice because right advice emphases virtue and exhorts to virtue.

• Seek advice because right advice links and networks the virtues together.

• Seek advice because right advice promotes the practice of virtues over vices.

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


#Mental #Static: 2017-02-17

• Is your thinking mainly mental noise or static?

• Is your thinking in the way of your experiencing?

• Is your thinking just a block to “being” and sensing?

• Is your thinking in the way of your consciousness of self?

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


#How #Much: 2017-02-16

• How does your thinking improve your life or detract from your life?

• How much of your thinking is needed and how much is just distracting noise?

• How will your life change if you discard most of your thinking for being just disruptive or interfering noise?

• How can you balance your need for thinking with your need to experience being and sensing (two non-thinking states)?

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


#Value #Eternal: 2017-02-15

• What is of value but that which leads to virtue?

• What is of value but that which only suffering can bestow?

• What is of value but that which cannot be purchased at any price?

• What is of value but that which clings to virtue despite all pulls and pushes away from virtue?

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


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

• Self-talk, let’s see your previous results first, or you must stop talking.

• Self-talk, let’s see exactly what we are getting, or you must stop talking.

• Self-talk, without full-disclosure and transparency, you must stop talking.

• Self-talk, let’s see your motives and intentions first, or you must stop talking.

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


#Philosophy #Virtue: 2017-02-13

• Philosophy is reason for right virtue.

• Philosophy is reason for right behavior.

• Philosophy is not for arguing words, splitting hairs, twisting meanings, or making clever turns of meaning.

• Philosophy is for the elimination of desire and passion in favor of deep and profound Reason and Spirit.

• Philosophy is the learning of communication skills, coping skills, emotional skills, problem-solving skills, and thinking skills all for the purpose of amplifying eternal values and virtues.


#Desire #Poverty: 2017-02-12

• Desire poverty of self-images.

• Desire poverty of self-concepts.

• Desire poverty of self-talk.

• Desire poverty of self-stories.

• Desire poverty of self-scripts.


#Know #Nothing: 2017-02-11

• Be so poor that you know nothing inside.

• Be so poor that you do nothing inside.

• Be so poor that you are nothing inside.

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

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


#Poor #Thought: 2017-02-10

• Be poor of ego.

• Be poor of pride.

• Be poor of trying.

• Be poor of claiming.

• Be poor of becoming.


#Internal #Poverty: 2017-02-09

• The greatest poverty is not to know your poverty.

• Only the wise recognize and honor their inner poverty.

• Internal poverty is a good, because it means internal poverty of becoming something.

• You are always in a state of poverty, because God owns everything and you are only a caretaker of anything for a short time.

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


#Listen #Hear: 2017-02-08

• You know what channel you are watching on TV, but do you know what channel you are watching in your mind?

• You know what channel you are listening to on the radio, but do you know what channel you are listening to in your mind?

• Experiment with asking your self-talk or thinking, “What did you just say? I didn’t hear all of it.”

• Experiment with asking your self-talk or thinking, “What do you want or intend? I am not sure I know.”

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


#Desire #Virtue: 2017-02-07

• Virtue is beyond desire.

• Virtue is beyond thought.

• Virtue is beyond good and evil.

• Virtue is beyond comparison and duality.

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


#Be #Don’t: 2017-02-06

• Don’t be your anger, be the host of your anger.

• Don’t be your pain, be the vessel holding your pain.

• Don’t be your fear, be the transceiver reflecting your fear.

• Don’t be your pleasure, be the container amplifying your pleasure.

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


#Wait #God: 2017-02-05

• Be conscious as the vessel by identifying with your internal body or vessel.

• Pay attention to the contents of your inner container while remaining conscious of your container.

• Wait upon God to know the contents while being their host.

• Wait upon God to resolve the contents while being their container.

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


#Choice #Attention: 2017-02-04

• You can control your identity, not anger.

• You can control your choices, not anxiety.

• You can control your attention, not desire.

• You can control what you amplify and host, not thought.

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


#Control #Cause: 2017-02-03

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

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

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

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

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


#More #Less: 2017-02-02

• How is giving shit making for less shit?

• How is your obsession with shit making for less shit?

• How is your destroying me going to un-destroy you?

• How is your giving me shit going to make for less shit in you?

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


#Animals #Deaf: 2017-02-01

• Animals are deaf to virtue. Are you?

• Animals are deaf to ethics. Are you?

• Animals are deaf to conscience. Are you?

• Animals are deaf to abstract reasoning. Are you?

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


#Value #Disvalue: 2017-01-31

• Existentialism is right that behaviors, events, and things only start with a neutral value.

• Only Virtue can bestow a positive value on behaviors, events, and things.

• Only wickedness can bestow a negative value on behaviors, events, and things.

• Humans claim value and disvalue for behaviors, events, and things that have neither.

• Humans seek value from behaviors, events, and things that of themselves can never have value.


#Praise #Empty: 2017-01-30

• People praise something than seek it as if it had value independent of human belief.

• People often will strive for praise and rewards but despise them once they have them.

• People often seek something that was praised only to find it is empty and worthless once obtained.

• People will seek something of negative value as if it had positive value if other people first praised it.

• People will strive until they arrive and find that they were deceived by smoke and mirrors into believing nothing was something.


#Provide #Benefit: 2017-01-29

• Are you more concerned with getting than giving benefits?

• Are you more concerned with returning harms than benefits?

• Do you value benefits once received or only seek for better and more benefits?

• Do you seek to repay benefits with more than was received or do you seek to avoid repayment?

• Do you provide benefits freely or only to receive greater benefits in return?


#Grateful #Service: 2017-01-28

• Be grateful for the opportunity to do good works, because virtue feels good.

• Be grateful for the privilege of doing good works, because virtue will motivate you.

• Be grateful that you were empowered to do good works, because virtue will uplift you.

• Be grateful for the ability and capability to do good works, because virtue is spiritually rewarding.

• Be grateful that you got to serve virtue by doing good works, because virtue will improve everything meaningful about your life.


#Claim #Sunlight: 2017-01-27

• Sit in the sunlight or virtue and enjoy it, but you cannot honestly claim to be the sun or virtue.

• Sit in the sunlight or virtue and enjoy it, but you cannot honestly claim to cause or create the sun or virtue.

• Sit in the sunlight or virtue and enjoy it, but you will never get to change, control, or suppress the sun or virtue.

• Sit in the light of virtue while it accomplishes and creates through you, and afterward you’re still allowed to lie and claim for self-esteem that you did the work.

• Sit in the light of virtue while it accomplishes and creates through you, and give all glory and praise to Virtue and find your spiritual nature as non-doing.


#Increase #Suffering: 2017-01-26

• Easily increase your suffering by avoiding suffering.

• Easily increase your suffering by escaping suffering.

• Easily increase your suffering by blaming and damning suffering.

• Easily increase your suffering by fearing, resisting, or suppressing suffering.

• Easily increase your suffering by trying to control, change, or punish suffering.


#Make #Miserable: 2017-01-25

• Easily make yourself miserable by being angry about your anger.

• Easily make yourself miserable by being anxious about your anxiety.

• Easily make yourself miserable by being stressed about your stress.

• Easily make yourself miserable by being frustrated about your frustrations.

• Easily make yourself miserable by being depressed about your depression.


#Couples #Argue: 2017-01-24

• Couples argue over what or whose story should be their story.

• Couples argue over what or whose story about money is true or false.

• Couples argue over what or whose story about sex is important or right.

• Couples argue over what or whose story deserves attention, money, and time.

• Couples argue over what or whose story about family and friendships is right or wrong.


#Vessel #Consciousness: 2017-01-23

• To be conscious of your inner vessel is to live your life.

• Your consciousness is for your vessel nature, not for your contents or as your contents.

• Your sensations, feelings, and thoughts (contents) are passing through your inner vessel (container).

• You are heart, soul, and mind (one container) independent of their contents (sensations, feelings, thoughts).

• Your consciousness exists to witness your inner body, container, host, and vessel.


#Contents #Conscious: 2017-01-22

• You are not your contents.

• You are not your consciousness.

• You are not your mind as its contents.

• You are not your contents as consciousness.

• You are not the witness of your mind or its contents.


#“I” #Attachment: 2017-01-21

• The “I” must be attached to silence, because as a vessel, you are silent.

• The “I” must be attached to emptiness, because as a vessel, you are empty.

• The “I” must be attached to a place of space, because as a vessel, you are a place of space.

• When the “I” is attached to thought, then you are dead and thought steals your consciousness for itself.

• The battle is between thought and vessel to see which gets your consciousness and so your life.


#Thought #Life: 2017-01-20

• Thoughts eat your awareness, because without it they are dead.

• Loss of life occurs when you let thoughts claim your awareness for themselves.

• When your thoughts claim consciousness, it is at the expense of your inner body.

• When you let thoughts eat your attention as their food, then you are among the living dead.

• Awareness or consciousness is the energy of life and either you, as your inner vessel, will have life, or your thoughts masquerading as you will have life.


#Inner #Body: 2017-01-19

• Be the space that sensations, feelings, and thoughts pass through.

• Be aware of the vessel that sensations, feelings, and thoughts visit.

• Live as the inner body that sensations, feelings, and thoughts inhabit.

• Be conscious of the place where sensations, feelings, and thoughts reside.

• Be yourself and the Light will take care of the rest.


#Name #Semantics: 2017-01-18

• The category, identity, name, or tag “carpet” is not the look and feel of the carpet.

• The category, identity, name, or tag “carpet” is not the crafting or creation of the carpet.

• The category, identity, name, or tag “carpet” is not the care and maintenance of the carpet.

• The category, identity, name, or tag “carpet” is not the color, quality, or texture of the carpet.

• The category, identity, name, or tag “carpet” is not the design, impression, or experience of the carpet.


#Choose #Attention: 2017-01-17

• Pay attention to developing your self-narrative or story in the future, or pay attention to now being.

• Pay attention to changing or rewriting your self-narrative or story in the past, or pay attention to your being.

• Pay attention to controlling how others see your self-narrative or story, or pay attention to your inner vessel.

• Pay attention to controlling your self-narrative or story in the present, or pay attention to your actions as a host.

• Pay attention to promoting your preferred self-narrative or story in society, or pay attention to life as a container.


#Narrative #Story: 2017-01-16

• You are not your self-narrative or story.

• Other people are not your self-narrative or story for them.

• Your self-narrative or story will not plow your fields or harvest your crops for you.

• Your self-narrative or story will not complete your homework or presentations for you.

• Your self-narrative or story will not perform acts of compassion or kindness on your behalf.


#Argue #Defend: 2017-01-15

• Why argue facts or truth with people when they are just parroting someone else’s ideas?

• Why argue facts or truth with people when you can defend and explain their point of view better than they can?

• Why argue facts or truth with people when they are just making noises, because they do not comprehend or experience what they are saying?

• Why argue facts or truth with people when they are only choosing a side or point of view in order to appear better or smarter for being on that side?

• Why argue facts or truth with people when they are just taking a position based upon the one that they think will gain them the most approval, pride, and self-esteem?


#Focus #Forget: 2017-01-14

• Don’t forget the mistake, do focus on the lesson.

• Don’t forget the betrayal, do focus on right trust.

• Don’t forget the disaster, do focus on prevention.

• Don’t forget the offence, do focus on forgiveness.

• Don’t forget the problem, do focus on the solution.


#Own #Life: 2017-01-13

• Own your scripts, own your life.

• Own your choices, own your life.

• Own your reactions, own your life.

• Own your emotions, own your life.

• Own your inner space, own your life.


#Wait #Inspire: 2017-01-12

• Self-talk, either say something inspiring or wait.

• Self-talk, either say something uplifting or be quiet.

• Self-talk, either say something helpful or say nothing.

• Self-talk, either say something encouraging or just listen.

• Self-talk, either say something informative or just observe.


#Change #Control: 2017-01-11

• Instead of change it—decrease it.

• Instead of control it—divorce it.

• Instead of suppress it—detach it.

• Instead of trying to work on it—distance from it.

• Instead of blaming, damning, or whining—deconstruct it.


#Weak #Attitude: 2017-01-10

• Weak attitudes lead to weak careers.

• Weak attitudes lead to weak choices.

• Weak attitudes lead to weak character.

• Weak attitudes lead to weak compassion.

• Weak attitudes lead to weak communication.


#Choose #Peace: 2017-01-09

• Choose the action that brings peace, not pride.

• Choose the action that brings harmony, not efficiency.

• Choose the action that brings centeredness, not correctness.

• Choose the action that brings serenity, not fame or fortune.

• Choose the action that brings integrity, not adjustment or approval.


#Effective #Outcomes: 2017-01-08

• The beginner starts with noticing the effects of their self-talk.

• The student makes their self-talk worse through control, trying, and suppressing.

• The adept makes their self-talk start to follow morality more and more through surrender.

• The teacher has their self-talk under virtue, not ego or self-esteem.

• The wise has their self-talk responsible for virtuous results.


#Kind #Compassion: 2017-01-07

• To be honest, make your self-talk honest.

• To be kind, make your self-talk kind to you.

• To be virtuous, make your self-talk virtuous to you.

• To be inspirational, make your self-talk inspire you.

• To be compassionate, make your self-talk compassionate to you.


#Sensing #Waiting: 2017-01-06

• Sensing is waiting.

• Sensing is contacting.

• Sensing is meditating.

• Sensing is experiencing.

• Sensing is relying on Energy.


#Self-discipline #Overcoming: 2017-01-05

• Maturity begins with mature self-talk.

• Self-mastery begins with mastering self-talk.

• Spirituality begins with spiritualizing self-talk.

• Self-discipline begins with disciplining self-talk.

• Overcoming ego begins with overcoming self-talk.


#Choose #Forced: 2017-01-04

• You choosing to listen to negative self-talk or are you just a victim?

• You choosing to listen to negative self-talk or are you programmed to listen?

• You choosing to listen to negative self-talk or are you being pressured to listen?

• You choosing to listen to negative self-talk and enjoying some perverse ego payoff while doing so?

• You choosing to listen to negative self-talk so that you can blame, damn, and whine about how others make you to listen to it?


#Change #Marriage: 2017-01-03

• Before marriage: “Don’t you ever change.”

• During marriage: “You have to change.”

• During divorce: “You changed.”

• After divorce: “They totally changed.”

• Long after divorce: “I have to change.”


#Spend #Time: 2017-01-02

• Spend your life with people who inspire you.

• Spend your life with people who encourage you.

• Spend your life with people who lighten your load.

• Spend your life with people who help you to cope and problem solve instead of to blame, damn, and whine more.

• Spend your life with people who share a focus on and a love for God, virtue, and service.


#Soul #Stronger: 2017-01-01

• What makes your soul stronger? Do more of that this year.

• What makes your soul more itself? Do more of that this year.

• What makes your soul feel uplifted? Do more of that this year.

• What makes your soul larger and wider? Do more of that this year.

• What makes your soul deeper and higher? Do more of that this year.


Completed Years of 3D Available Online

Twitter Versions of Some Years


Descriptions of FitzMaurice’s eBooks of Aphorisms and Sayings

  1. Book Description: 3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2003-4
  2. Book Description: 3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2005
  3. Book Description: 3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2006
  4. Book Description: 3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2007
  5. Book Description: 3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2008
  6. Book Description: 3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2009
  7. Book Description: 3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2010
  8. Book Description: Acid Test
  9. Book Description: Anything Goes
  10. Book Description: Something For Nothing

All eBook Descriptions

  1. Book Description: 3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2003-4
  2. Book Description: 3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2005
  3. Book Description: 3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2006
  4. Book Description: 3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2007
  5. Book Description: 3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2008
  6. Book Description: 3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2009
  7. Book Description: 3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2010
  8. Book Description: Acid Test
  9. Book Description: Anything Goes
  10. Book Description: Attitude Is All You Need! Second Edition
  11. Book Description: Breathe
  12. Book Description: Carl Rogers, Control Freak
  13. Book Description: Ego
  14. Book Description: Ego Playground
  15. Book Description: Games Ego Plays
  16. Book Description: Garbage Rules
  17. Book Description: Garden
  18. Book Description: How To Govern Anything
  19. Book Description: Journal Journey from Ego
  20. Book Description: Not
  21. Book Description: Planet Earth: Insane Asylum for the Universe, Second Edition
  22. Book Description: Self: Who Am I?
  23. Book Description: Something For Nothing
  24. Book Description: Stress for Success, Second Edition
  25. Book Description: The Secret of Maturity, Third Edition
  26. Book Description: What’s Your Story?
  27. Book Description: We’re All Insane! Second Edition
  28. Book Description: World Within: The Inner Life

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