3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2023

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Kevin Everett FitzMaurice, M.S. (2023) Daily Quotations


Daily Quotations for 2023 are on counseling, psychotherapy, and social & relationship issues. Daily Quotations for 2023 are designed to encourage integrity, peaceful living, and sanity in an insane world.


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Discover What Splits You: 01-25-2023

  1. “Discover what splits your self, and stop using it by practicing seeing it as self-defeating.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  2. “Discover divides your attention, and stop using it by practicing seeing it as dysfunctional.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  3. “Discover what severs your alertness, and stop using it by practicing seeing it as fruitless and futile.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  4. “Discover what diverts your awareness, and stop using it by practicing seeing it as counter-productive.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  5. “Discover what cracks and crumbles your consciousness, and stop using it by practicing seeing it as interfering with helpful processing.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

The Narrow Path: 01-24-2023

  1. “The narrow path is the right path because it is the focused path, which requires your attention to be on your attention, for that is how discovery occurs.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  2. “The narrow path is the right path because it is the focused path, and without focus, your mind is scattered and not capable of doing anything masterfully.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  3. “The narrow path is the right path because it is the focused path, else you are distracted (zig-zagging) and incapable of functioning and performing at your best.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  4. “The narrow path is the right path because your attention must narrow to be focused, and only when focused is your attention providing you with accurate and reliable data.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  5. “The narrow path is the right path because it is the focused path, and without focus, there is no charity, compassion, creativity, faith, hope, introspection, love, meditation, prayer, and higher functioning.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

The Straight Path: 01-23-2023

  1. “The straight path is the right path because you have to have internal alignment and coherence to be on it.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  2. “The straight path is the right path because the heart, soul, and mind are going the same way, so functioning at their highest.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  3. “The straight path is the right path because it is the path of internal collaboration, cooperation, and unity, and it exists without internal conflict.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  4. “The straight path goes one way and does not get sidetracked into trying different paths, causing one never to arrive.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  5. “The straight path goes one way and does not get sidetracked into zig-zagging around and going nowhere because it is going partially on several paths.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

Observer & Observed Constructions: 01-22-2023

  1. “The verbal or thought-constructed observer cannot observe because they are dead.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  2. “The verbal observer is created by splitting the self into thought-constructed parts, so is a destruction of the self.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  3. “The merging of the verbal observer with the verbal observed comes from realizing that they are delusions and not the active self.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  4. “Observation happens nonverbally, else it does not happen.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  5. “The observed is nonverbal, else it does not exist except as thought.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

Damning Is Helpful or Hurtful: 01-21-2023

  1. “Damning behaviors is often helpful because damning behaviors can create an aversion to them, and if the behaviors are harmful and unhealthy, then that is a good aversion.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  2. “Damning methods or techniques is often helpful; for example, Western medical practice once included draining people’s blood to make them healthy when that made them worse.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  3. “Damning ideas is often helpful because damning ideas leads to arguments, discoveries, discussions, disputes, exchanges, explorations, and the opportunity to gain information and perspective.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  4. “Damning philosophies or systems of thought is sometimes helpful when those philosophies or systems have a proven history of leading to disastrous results for a majority of individuals, groups, or societies using them.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  5. “Damning people is destructive because damning people leads to negative, destructive, and often violent emotions such as jealousy, hate, rage, and feelings of superiority, which can be used to excuse the vilest behaviors.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

Time to Grow Up & Take Responsibility: 01-20-2023

  1. “You affect you more than anyone else does, so when you are an adult, you have to stop blaming others and work on how you affect yourself because that you can do a lot about.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  2. “You control your inner life, and no one else does, so when you are an adult, you have to stop blaming others and work on how you control your inner life because that you can do a lot about.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  3. “You have more influence over you than anyone else does, so when you are an adult, you have to stop blaming others and work on how you influence yourself because that you can do a lot about.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  4. “At some point, no matter how much others dumped negative and destructive experiences on you, you have to own the fact that you dump more on yourself, or you will never grow up and lead a responsible life.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  5. “At some point, no matter how much others guided or led you in destructive ways, you have to own the fact that you guided or led yourself into more destructive ways, or you will never grow up and lead a responsible life.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

Social Media Attracts Cowards: 01-19-2023

  1. “Cowards love social media because they can anonymously and self-righteously criticize and condemn others and their views.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  2. “Social media is a great place to boost your ego with feelings of superiority while you falsely and self-righteously criticize and condemn others and their views.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  3. “Social media is a great place to boost your ego with feelings of superiority while you self-righteously criticize and condemn others and their views without worry because there is no authority or monitor to determine whose ideas are wrong.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  4. “Social media is a great place to boost your ego with feelings of superiority while you self-righteously criticize and condemn others and their views without worry when you behave as obnoxiously and meanly as you like while cowering behind anonymity.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  5. “Social media is a great place to boost your ego with feelings of superiority while you self-righteously criticize and condemn others and their views without worry because you don’t have to understand what you are talking about or the views of anyone concerned.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

You Make & Keep Yourself Numb: 01-18-2023

  1. “When you are psychologically cold or frigid, you are frigid because you are lost in self-talk about self-talk.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  2. “When you are psychologically numb, you are numb because you are lost in self-narratives about self-narratives.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  3. “When you are psychologically frozen, you are frozen because you are lost in self-becomings about self-becomings.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  4. “When you are psychologically detached from feelings, you are detached because you are lost in self-stories about self-stories.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  5. “When you are psychologically confused and dazed, you are confused and dazed because you are lost in self-scripts about self-scripts.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

Feminism Is Social Sickness: 01-17-2023

  1. “Feminism is when you demonize male characteristics in men and deify those same male characteristics in women.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  2. “Trans is the ultimate expression of feminism because according to feminism, women must become more like men and men must become more like women.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  3. “Feminism is trans, and trans is feminism because both demand the impossible that women become men and men become women and destroy lives and societies in the process.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  4. “Everything men did was for the home and family, and feminism turned this around to being what men did was more important than the home and family; thereby, the foundation and meaning of society was perverted.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  5. “Women commit child sacrifice to remain slaves of Amazon, Apple, Volkswagen, CVS Health, United Health, ExxonMobil, Toyota, and others being brainwashed that career and corporation are more important than home and family.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

There Is Nobody Inside to Find: 01-16-2023

  1. “There is nobody inside to find as you because you are nobody being a reflector of the One Somebody.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  2. “There is nobody inside to find as you because the only somebody that can be inside you is the One Somebody, God.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  3. “There is nobody inside to find as you because to be somebody means to be independent, and you are dependent upon God for everything.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  4. “There is nobody inside to find as you because to be somebody means that you know, do, and exist as a separate being, and the only one who fits that definition is God.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  5. “There is nobody inside to find as you because to be somebody means to have an independent existence, and you are dependent upon the only One who is self-sustaining (Jehovah).” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

Verify the Source of Control: 01-15-2023

  1. “If the source of what you are following is Energy, then it can be trusted.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  2. “If the source of what you are following is thinking, then it must be suspect because thinking is not experience but only a pointer to experience.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  3. “If the source of what you are following is thinking, then it must be suspect because thinking is not a form of intelligence but only a marker for it.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  4. “If the source of what you are following is thinking, then it must be suspect because thinking is not capable of sensing and verifying the evidence.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  5. “If the source of what you are following is thinking, then it must be suspect because thinking is based on the past and not immediate events or experiences.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

Be Aware of What Is Ruling: 01-14-2023

  1. “Do you carefully choose whom to follow in your life but not in your mind?” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  2. “Do you mindfully choose what advisor to listen to for your finances but not for your mind?” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  3. “Would you put the feelings, intentions, or thoughts you are following in charge of your city?” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  4. “If you are not aware of the intentions guiding your heart, soul, and mind, then how likely is something living in darkness trustworthy?” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  5. “Do you give as much care in choosing what to follow with your heart as you do in choosing where to go to school or where to send your children to school?” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

Haters Spread Poison: 01-13-2023

  1. “Blamers are going to blame, so avoid their poison.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  2. “Damners are going to damn, so avoid their poison.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  3. “Faultfinders are going to find fault, so avoid their poison.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  4. “Haters are going to hate, so avoid their poison.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  5. “Mockers are going to mock, so avoid their poison.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  6. “Scoffers are going to scoff, so avoid their poison.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  7. “Whiners are going to whine, so avoid their poison.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

Overcome Material, Social, & Spiritual Ego: 01-12-2023

  1. “The problem with Eastern psychology and philosophy is that they overcome personal and social ego with spiritual ego.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  2. “The problem with Western psychology and philosophy is that they overcome personal and spiritual ego with social ego.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  3. “The solution is to overcome all forms of ego (personal, social, spiritual) through absolute surrender to God.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

The Intentions of Vessel Nature: 01-11-2023

  1. “Your vessel nature has the intention to continue hosting content.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  2. “Your vessel nature has the intention to continue sensing content.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  3. “Your vessel nature has the intention to continue experiencing content.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  4. “Your vessel nature has the intention to continue magnifying content.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  5. “Your vessel nature has the intention to continue enjoying magnifying content.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  6. “Your vessel nature has the intention to remain free to host new content.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

Thought Reduces Pleasure: 01-10-2023

  1. “Thoughts and words can help you to remember experience, but not substitute for experience.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  2. “Thoughts and words cannot make you enjoy something more but only less by reducing experience.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  3. “Thoughts and words cannot make you experience something more but only less by reducing the time you have for sensing.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  4. “Thoughts and words cannot make you understand something more but only less by interfering with or limiting your direct experience.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  5. “Thoughts and words cannot make you feel something more but only less by reducing the time for the sensations that are causing the feelings.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

You Cannot Find Yourself As Something: 01-09-2023

  1. “You cannot find yourself because you are looking for something, so you must invent yourself as something and live a lie.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  2. “You cannot find yourself because you can only experience yourself hosting and reflecting the One, and you are not looking for that experience.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  3. “You cannot find yourself because when you look inside, there is nobody to find there because you are not an independent being but a reflector of the One.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  4. “You cannot find yourself because you are not looking for yourself, but instead, you are looking for self-constructions (self-concepts, self-images) which form, feed, and continue ego.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  5. “You cannot find yourself because you want to find permanent self-constructions (self-concepts, self-images), and not only are self-constructions lies, they are always changing because they are lies.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

You Cannot Think Life: 01-08-2023

  1. “You cannot think God because God cannot fit into your thoughts, so when you try to think God, all that you get are idols.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  2. “You cannot think of energy because energy is non-material, and if you mistakenly imagine electrons as energy, know electrons are not energy because energy exists as waves, not as matter or things.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  3. “There is more to life than you can think because human thinking can only contain and name dead things, not processes or energy.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  4. “You cannot think love because love is an energy, and energy cannot fit into your thoughts, so when you try to think of love, the best you can do is to kill it as sentimentality.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  5. “You cannot think yourself because you are a being, and a being cannot fit into your thoughts, so when you try to think of yourself, all that you get are self-constructions (dead thoughts).” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

You Never Are Anything: 01-07-2023

  1. “You have a lot of objectifying (reifying) pretending to be something, but no being existing as something.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  2. “You have a lot of claiming to be something, but no being something that is not dead.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  3. “You have a lot of trying to be something, but no being something that is not a lie.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  4. “You have a lot of becoming one who is something, but no being something that is not a delusion.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  5. “You have a lot of appearing to be something, but no being something that is a living being.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

You Never Do Anything: 01-06-2023

  1. “You have a lot of objectifying (reifying) pretending to be doing, but no doing.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  2. “You have a lot of claiming to do, but no doing.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  3. “You have a lot of trying to do, but no doing.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  4. “You have a lot of becoming one who does, but no being one who does.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  5. “You have a lot of appearing to do, but no doing.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

Your Word Is Your Bond for Your Sake: 01-05-2023

  1. “If your word (obligation) is unreliable, then your soundness is absent.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  2. “If your word (promise) is precarious, then your integrity is intermittent.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  3. “If your word (commitment) is uncertain, then your wholeness is broken.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  4. “If your word (responsibility) is capricious, then your inner alignment is gone.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  5. “If your word (guarantee) is dubious, then your coherence or cohesion is tenuous.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  6. “Because giving your word will make or break your coherence, honor, and integrity, give it sparingly and move heaven and earth to make sure it is followed.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

You Never Know Anything: 01-04-2023

  1. “You have a lot of objectifying pretending to be knowing, but no knowing.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  2. “You have a lot of claiming to know, but no knowing.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  3. “You have a lot of trying to know, but no knowing.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  4. “You have a lot of becoming one who knows, but no being one who knows.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  5. “You have a lot of appearing to know, but no knowing.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

Reflectors Not What They Reflect: 01-03-2023

  1. “Finally, you discovered you are a reflector, now how can a reflector be self-talk when it can only reflect it?” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  2. “Finally, you discovered you are a reflector, now how can a reflector be self-scripts and self-stories when it can only reflect them?” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  3. “Finally, you discovered you are a reflector, now how can a reflector be a self-concept or self-image when it can only reflect one?” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  4. “Finally, you discovered you are a reflector, now how can a reflector be self-constructions and self-narratives when it can only reflect them?” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  5. “Finally, you discovered you are a reflector, now how can a reflector be a characteristic, habit, quality, trait, or type when it can only reflect such?” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

Beautiful Women Are Not Real: 01-02-2023

  1. “Beautiful women often claim their beauty as their self; however, they do not cause, continue, or create their beauty.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  2. “Beautiful women often claim their beauty as their self; however, they are not the source of their beauty but only its temporary container.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  3. “Beautiful women often claim their beauty as their self; however, despite prostituting or enhancing their beauty, they never become it outside or like it inside.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  4. “Beautiful women often claim their beauty as their self; however, they don’t give their beauty because they don’t own it as is evidenced by the fact that they can’t keep it.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  5. “Beautiful women often claim their beauty as their self; however, they are destroyed by claiming it because no one is their body, an image of it, or some projected idea of it.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

Decenter Self & Recenter God: 01-01-2023

  1. “Decenter your ego (self-stories) from your life and serve God in your center.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  2. “Decenter your ego (self-constructions) from your sensing and serve God in your sensing.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  3. “Decenter your ego (self-talk) from your feelings and serve God in your feelings.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  4. “Decenter your ego (self-scripts) from your intentions and serve God in your intentions.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice
  5. “Decenter your ego (self-narration) from your thinking and serve God in your thinking.” —Kevin Everett FitzMaurice

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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: 3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2011
  9. Book Description: Acid Test
  10. Book Description: Anything Goes
  11. Book Description: Something For Nothing

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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: 3D: Daily Dose of Discernment: 2011
  9. Book Description: Acid Test
  10. Book Description: Anything Goes
  11. Book Description: Attitude Is All You Need! Second Edition
  12. Book Description: Breathe
  13. Book Description: Buddha Failed: 25 Reasons
  14. Book Description: Carl Rogers, Control Freak
  15. Book Description: Discovery Demands 5TP
  16. Book Description: Ego
  17. Book Description: Ego Playground
  18. Book Description: Feeling-Intention Therapy
  19. Book Description: Games Ego Plays
  20. Book Description: Garbage Rules
  21. Book Description: Garden
  22. Book Description: How To Govern Anything
  23. Book Description: Journal Journey from Ego
  24. Book Description: Life Skills: 10 Mental Skills
  25. Book Description: Life Skills: 10 Spiritual Skills
  26. Book Description: Mind-Moving (M-M): Healing’s Unifying Principle
  27. Book Description: Nobody Speaks
  28. Book Description: Nobody Speaks-2
  29. Book Description: Not
  30. Book Description: Planet Earth: Insane Asylum for the Universe, Second Edition
  31. Book Description: Problem Solved! 3Rs
  32. Book Description: Secret of Maturity, 4th Edition
  33. Book Description: Self: Who Am I?
  34. Book Description: Sinners Anonymous: Group Rules, 2nd Ed.
  35. Book Description: Something For Nothing
  36. Book Description: Spiritual Surrender’s Seven Steps
  37. Book Description: Stiffer: Stoic Mind
  38. Book Description: Stress for Success, Second Edition
  39. Book Description: The Secret of Maturity, Third Edition
  40. Book Description: The Seventh Way, 2nd Edition
  41. Book Description: The Story of Life
  42. Book Description: What’s Your Story?
  43. Book Description: We’re All Insane! Second Edition
  44. Book Description: World Within: The Inner Life

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