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LIFE, Life Choices, Life Problems -

Our character is often most evident at our highs and lows. Be humble at the mountaintops, be strong in the valleys, and be faithful in between.   Why are we feeling this way—so beaten up and worn down?   Why do we, who start out so passionate, courageous, worthy, and believing, become utterly bankrupt by the youthful age of 30, 40, or 50?   Why is it that one of us drowns in material consumption and debt, another self-mutilates, a third seeks oblivion in hard liquor and gambling, a fourth, in order to stifle fear and judgment, cynically tramples and...

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Fear not for the struggles you face in this moment – be they money, relationships, war, or famine. These are impermanent and temporary concerns that plague every member of the human species regardless of wealth or power or prestige.Hardships exist to harden the armor surrounding your soul. No one is free from their clutches. But know that you are always safe in the Light. Your life is filled with many choices that determine your future. Sometimes you may wonder why things must be so hard and why some must struggle while others live in greatness. Is this truly fair?Remember that...

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LIFE, Life Problems -

If you think again about your life, it's quite simple to understand why you can't enjoy your life today. You think it's because of your situation, but it is not. There are only two reasons why you don't live well today. It's always either your past or your future. It is never because of the problems in your life today. There's nothing wrong with today, only yesterday or tomorrow. The past is not here anymore. The thing is, the past is already in the past. No matter how hard you try to change the past, you just can't. Perhaps your...

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Blog, Corona Virus, COVID-19 -

The goal is to change your response to what you can’t control. To grow so strong on the inside that nothing on the outside can affect your inner wellness without your conscious permission. “Tough times don’t last—tough people do.” Repeat that to yourself as often as you need to in the days and weeks ahead, as the world gradually comes to grips with the hard reality of COVID-19. There’s a saying in Tibetan philosophy, “Tragedy should be used as a source of strength.” My grandmother always repeated this line to me when I was growing up. Every time I dealt...

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Blog, LIFE, Life Problems -

The truth does not cease to exist when it is forgotten. You know how you can read or hear something dozens of times in dozens of different ways before it finally sinks in? The little truths listed below fall firmly into that category — timeless life lessons that many of us likely learned years ago, and have been reminded of ever since, yet for whatever reason we tend to forget in the heat of the moment. This, my friends, is my attempt at helping all of us, myself included, “get it” and “remember it” once and for all, especially as...

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