The only true revolution is a consciousness revolution.

A revolution that does not involve an escape from the ego is no revolution at all.

What about protests and uprisings? Exciting, a cause of great conflict, but activism only validates the legitimacy of centralized authority and does nothing to undo a system of egoic domination.

How about a violent overthrow? Terrifying, leaves a vacuum of power, and falls short of changing the way people think and behave.

Elections? You mean the ones run by a system of centralized authority designed to control and exploit you?

New technology? Possibly. Does it lead to the destruction of ego? Harmonious union? True abundance through creation being unleashed on a massive scale? Alignment with perfect love?

The world is insane. The wars, the exploitation, the destruction of the environment, the poverty, the general rudeness, aggression and ugliness that has become normal human interaction. Do you think any of this would change with a different party in power?

The cancer of the world is ego—a belief in separation, an identification with form which is manifested in attack. The consciousness revolution is the undoing of ego and the decentralization of a society based on the values of love.

We are currently stuck for one reason: we believe centralized authority has authority. Tomorrow we look, beyond fear, at a new social structure that is beginning to take form: decentralization.    

The consciousness revolution is the only revolution that will lead to instant, lasting, fundamental change. It isn’t something we need to fight for—only look for within. It is a silent, peaceful shift and we do not need permission. We continue tomorrow and each day after that.

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Being faced with an impossible learning situation is the most depressing thing in the world. (A Course in Miracles)

“This is why the world, itself, is depressing. Whenever the reaction to learning is depression, it is because the true goal of the curriculum has been lost sight of.” -A Course in Miracles

Guided by the ego, you are guided into confusion and chaos. The result is fear and depression. Guided by spirit, you are guided into love. All joy, bliss, and peace flow instantly from love.

What is the goal of your learning? What is it for? If the lesson is sacrifice, know that none of your needs can be met through sacrifice. Give all you have, but not in sacrifice. Sacrifice, by its own definition, takes you further away from everything you want.

The ego gives you endless reasons to seek that which you do not want and do not enjoy. Authority has conditioned you to seek that which feels unnatural, uninspiring and depressing. This is, indeed, losing sight of the curriculum. Now healing has become your curriculum.

To heal is to restore the normal function of the mind and body. Ignore voices of authority—including your own mind chatter. Pay attention to the stillness, to the silent guidance emerging from your intuition and brought into your body through emotions.

Now the curriculum is to feel good—which is only possible by serving a new master: not the ego, but spirit. Another word for love. Another word for God. The Source. Consciousness. Essence. Now the mind effortlessly communicates in love, connects in oneness, and creates with the purpose of joy. Here all needs are met.

The mind cannot do anything alone—it needs the body. The body is healed when it is restored to its natural function—to serve a mind aligned with spirit. This is our only curriculum—our purpose in this life. Escape the ego to heal in love. We continue tomorrow and each day after that.

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My book, “Belove: How to End Pain by Escaping Your Ego”, contrasts lower-case “love” and upper-case “Love”. What the world calls love is not Love. The word is misunderstood.

Love can only be known after you have learned to escape the ego. What the ego calls love is fearful, prideful, possessive, selfish and jealous. This is not Love. Love cannot be experienced this way. This is ego—the opposite of Love.

Love is unconditional giving and limitless creating. The ego merely gives to get (which isn’t giving at all).

Love is oneness. The ego negotiates and defines love through separation.

Love is acceptance. The ego resists, makes rules and manipulates.

Love is forgiveness. The ego seeks power in blame, shame, judgment, condemnation, and punishment—all justified by assuming the role of victim.

Love is freedom. The ego seeks to prove love through sacrifice.

Love is eternal. Everything the ego does is temporary, ultimately meaningless, and washes away in time.

Love is success and abundance. The Loving response is the right solution to every problem and the perfect response to every challenge. The ego only attacks—causing more problems, further separation, and blocking abundance.

Abundance cannot flow into your life if Love is not pouring out. The ego cuts off abundance, miscreates and produces a catastrophic trail of failure. This is how most people live, but a life aligned with Love is so much more fun—so easy and blissful. We continue tomorrow and each day after that.

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Relationships grounded in separation will end in separation.

You meet someone. Souls unite. Life is beautiful. You are filled with passion and feel fully-alive. You’re both madly in love and it feels like nothing in the world could tear you apart.

So you try to hold onto this feeling forever. You start making rules: “Stop communicating with your ex. I don’t like how you look at her. Stop watching porn. Aren’t I enough? I don’t want to hear about that. I need to know where you are at all times.” This is not love; rather, rules based on the values of separation and enforced through the violent emotion of jealousy.

The world tells us that if we find the right person, then he or she will fulfill all our needs for life. There should be no needs outside of this one relationship. You have become a serious couple, separated from the world, cut-off, isolated.

This never works. Too many rules and restrictions here while the soul wants to be free. Next comes the resentment, the arguing, bickering, attempts to control and manipulate. Next the little lies, and eventually the big ones. You feel alone, isolated, deeply desiring some freedom. Unmet needs turn to fantasies; none of which can be fulfilled or expressed within the relationship. Now you either look outside the relationship or you simply repress it all as you turn into a typical, bickering, miserable couple.

Eventually you might decide to end it. Here again, you act according to the values of separation. You sever all contact and try to move on. Custody battles. Legal proceedings. Misery for everyone.

You meet someone new. You do the same thing with the next partner. Yet despite the painful separation, you still love each other. That original spark of love was real. What’s real is eternal and cannot be made unreal. Rather than trusting that love eternally, you chose separation all along. So much suffering for no good reason.

There is another option. It is called love—total union with each other, unconditionally, without exclusion. Let’s explore this tomorrow. We continue tomorrow and each day after that.    

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You are not your thoughts. You are simply aware of your thoughts. (Michael A. Singer)

That voice in your head sounds like your own. Most people believe that this mind-chatter is who they are.

The voice nags you, tells you what to do, who not to trust. It cares a lot about what people think. It regrets the past, worries about the future, and dwells on problems. The voice in your head constantly lectures, wants to be right, yet is inconsistent and usually wrong. Yet no matter how crazy the thoughts get, you’ve taken them seriously.

Who is it that is listening to the voice? Who is observing the thoughts, seeing the sights, hearing the sounds? Who is the you that dreams in sleep—where these waking thoughts are not? Who is the you relaxed on the beach—where thinking blissfully eases?

You are watching and observing your mind, but you are not your mind.

Are you your body? Which body? The one you had when you were 12 years old? Or the one you have now? Is it not the same you both then and now?

You inhabit the body, but you are not the body.
Who is the “your” when I refer to your mind, your body, your problems, your situation, your identity?

You are the observer—the unchanging nothingness perceiving through mind and body. Here you are perfect, complete, safe and in peace—watching in silence and stillness from a realm that is beyond the physical. To forget this is to perceive lack, fear, and suffering. We continue tomorrow and each day after that.

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Attack teaches nothing of value.

We punish, we make sarcastic comments, we argue—telling ourselves that we are “teaching a lesson.” But attack teaches nothing of value.

When you attack others in any way, you teach only fear. They are not comprehending your logic and do not see how you are justified. They see you only as an enemy, a source of fear—the emotion of separation.

Those who fear you in any way will withdraw so that their truths are withheld from you. You may demand honesty and openness, but if you have attacked you will not get it. Attack is your ego projecting separation as the solution. Attack breaks relationships and teaches nothing.

Fear is not the lesson you wish to teach. Always respond lovingly, not with attack. Look beyond the behavior you don’t like in another, see beneath it. As Marshall Rosenberg said, “Every criticism, judgment, diagnosis, and expression of anger is the tragic expression of an unmet need.” Therefore, even if you are attacked first, the appropriate response is a loving attempt to address the unmet need in the other.

Love seeks resolution not in separation, but in unity. Communicate in the language of love and come together. Teach truth, peace and joy; never fear. We continue tomorrow and each day after that.

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My purpose is to create

We were manifested into this world from the void—from nothingness. Why?

So that we might watch the news? Obey authority? Debate politics? Be right? Impress people? Chase money? Fame? To endure a marriage for life? Or to party hard?

Consciousness exists in the realm of nothing, but it is not satisfied to stay as nothing. Through spirit, consciousness expresses itself as form. This is creation. The mind and body can create anything and our abilities to create are strengthened in unity. Love is the fuel for creation and the emotion of unity. Anything made without love is a miscreation.

A portion of everyone’s day involves doing uncreative things (work, parental responsibilities, taking care of the bills), but joy is only possible when we are also free to love, to connect, and to create. Joy is the feeling of fulfilling our purpose; it is our intuition saying “yes”.

Here’s what I’m creating right now: my nonprofit is developing a mobile app to connect people in spirit and love. I’m also filming a documentary movie to show what it means to live these values. I’m also recording a music soundtrack for the movie. At the same time, I’m running a profitable sales agency to generate plenty of income with minimal time spent at work. I’m still able to find plenty of quality time with my daughter. I’m expecting my second child to be born any day now.

If you are inspired, please let us know what you are creating. We continue tomorrow and each day after that.  

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Salvation is not elsewhere in place and time. It is here and now. (Eckhart Tolle)

We hope not for what will come in the future, and regret not what has happened in the past, because we know that reality is only in the now.

We no longer feel held back by our stories. No circumstance needs to change before we can be happy and complete. There is nothing to wait for and are no excuses to be made.

No longer torn apart by the painful tug-of-war between past and future, we are powerfully drawn into the present moment. Here we simply awaken to every sight, sound, taste, feeling and emotion. The energy building in the inner-body now is nothing other than pure love—made stronger with every breath, honored during each meditation, proven through every challenge.

The energy of joy builds until it has nowhere to go, then it extends from you as love—the inspired energy of creation, abundance, health, and everything you once dreamt of in the future. We continue tomorrow and each day after that.

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Leave all illusions behind and reach beyond all attempts of the ego to hold you back. (A Course in Miracles)

“I go before you because I am beyond the ego. Reach, therefore, for my hand because you want to transcend the ego.”

“Our union is the way to renounce the ego in you. The truth in both of us is beyond the ego.”

If there is fear along your journey toward perfect love, it is because the ego tries to reassert itself. It knows that the realization of perfect love, which is also the full realization of your identity, is its death.

When the ego does die, you are left with a sharp and skillful mind that effortlessly serves spirit and intuition. You enjoy a strong body that feels good. Now intuition, not the unobserved mind, will naturally guide you through the dance of a purposeful, conflict-free life.

In the ego’s absence, you no longer see happiness as something that can be found in life design, situations or accomplishment. You realize that, for all this time, your busy mind has been exhausting you with its thoughts, its to-do lists, its schemes and other meaningless miscreations. Here you seek but do not find. You become tired and need healing.

Egoless, now you are conscious. You have transcended. You have been born again. In perfect and effortless joy, your work becomes like the creative play of a child—your love no less abundant, your safety no less secure. Embrace the love within you and extend it in freedom. We continue tomorrow and each day after that.

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To heal is to make whole.

If you see differences between us, you are not seeing in love. Learn to see me truly and see that I am you and you are me.

I know my identity as love and have discovered how to easily extend that love in peace, how to dissolve all conflict through presence, and how to exist in joy now and always. You attack that peace because you are afraid. Fear is what happens when you seek peace, happiness and safety where it cannot be found; in separation.

You continue to hurt because you continue to believe in your specialness—in the ways you are different from me. I no longer see our differences. Yes, our physical forms are different. Our experiences, tastes and opinions are different. But these differences only bring an abundance of great beauty to this dance of life. Our differences have nothing to do with who we are.

Lose faith in your specialness and the false promises of separation. The psychotherapists and the other unhealed healers are wrong. Has this path ever brought anything of value? Here you have only suffered great pain and have found yourself alone, afraid of both life and death, ignorant of the present moment, lost in an uncontrolled mind that is confused.

Let go of fear. Make yourself whole by accepting me as part of yourself. I will not burden you with our differences, will not control you, possess you, manipulate you or diminish you in any way. This is the spark of love and the fuel for the flame that burns on inside you, regardless of your situation. Here you are loved completely while you are also free.

Today you are urged to identify with spirit and unite, make whole, connect in God’s perfect bliss that transcends any particular situation, easily overcomes any challenge, and brings perfect joy with each breath in this life and beyond. We continue tomorrow and each day after that.

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