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Love is felt only when you are open

When you are in love, your energy level goes through the roof. You don’t need to eat or sleep, you can live only from that amazing feeling of love. What most people don’t know is that the feeling of love is what happens whenever you are open. Open your mind and heart completely to experience the natural energy—the force of life—that comes from within.

To close is to experience low energy and depression. But the more you open, the more you soar. This is the way you unleash your energy, inspiration and enthusiasm. Dare to open. Dare to trust in your truth.

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Love knows no confusion

To love is to love with perfect consistency toward everyone in every situation.

Where there is any doubt or conflict, love is unknown.

While relationships serve many different purposes and take many different forms; love, itself, does not vary.

Where there is an obsession about the particular form of a relationship, love is unknown.

There are endless opinions and preferences about love but, in each of them, love is unknown.

Throughout all the cultures and traditions of the world, love remains largely unknown. What people call love is not love.

When love is not known—and still there is no desire to humbly learn what it is—then no love will ever come from any relationship of any form.

The good news is that love can be known by anyone who so chooses.

After all the confusion is undone, then love is easily known without doubt, experienced in perfect consistency, present in all your relationships, and extended into eternity. I sincerely wish you perfect love and welcome any and all feedback.


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Anything done in love is creation

When we labor in love, we create works of beauty and meaning. When we love other people, we create strong relationships and we teach what love is. Whenever this is accomplished, a vast flow of creation extends from the relationship and beyond it.

Only through love do we decide to have children and to properly care for those children. By loving a child, we teach that child to extend love throughout his or her lifetime, to their children, to everyone they will love…and then all those people extend their love beyond that in turn.

Now let’s consider the result of doing anything in the absence of love. Acting without love, we destroy. A loveless childhood destroys a person. A loveless marriage does the same. Each loveless relationship is a decision for death and the cause of the world’s darkness and insanity. The world is suffering because of loveless doing.

A Course in Miracles states “Sin is where love is not.” The only error is lack of love, and the only correction to this error is perfect love. The lesson is so simple, but impossible to the ego. Ego destruction is the only cure.

Giving love is never a waste of time; rather, our sole purpose and only chance at joy. When we love – and in so doing teach others to love – we fulfill our God-like mission to extend creation infinitely. To love is to create. We need not concern ourselves with how grandiose any of our individual creations or accomplishments may be, we need only love and our life purpose is perfectly fulfilled.

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Miracles are expressions of love

Unconditional love is the miracle. Not magic, not illusion, not money, not possessions, not status — love is the miracle and anything we might call a miracle flows from it.

Miracles are the most natural expressions of life. When they don’t occur, something has gone wrong and purification is needed. May your Christmas be filled with miracles, and may these expressions of love each day become as ordinary as breathing.

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These days, everyone lies all the time

Sometimes they know they are lying, other times they believe the lies. But each time you believe their lies, you are creating confusion for yourself by sacrificing the truth for an illusion.

Building a life upon a foundation of illusion ultimately leads to suffering and crisis. This always requires dishonesty, which is always an error. Error always requires correction. If it didn’t require correction, it wouldn’t be an error. Cling to any error, and the natural process of correction is experienced as suffering. If ongoing suffering doesn’t inspire you to correct course, crisis ultimately will.

There is nothing you can do to make illusion real. Reality cannot be different from how it is. The struggle to make illusion real only brings you endless sacrifice, great effort, ongoing challenges, a lot of frustration and misery—and it will never succeed. Dishonesty and avoidance of truth is not the path toward happiness.

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In a constant struggle to make real what is not real, and true what is not true, you find only suffering.

Non-resistance, or acceptance of what is, simply means allowing what is real to be what is true. This realness includes not only the external reality of what happens, not only the thoughts and feelings of others, but also the truth about our own thoughts and feelings. We can let it all be as it is and flow as it does.

While this approach to life would seem obviously superior to the alternative, to the ego it is impossible. The ego is the struggle against reality and the foolish attempt to make true what is not true. Despite the ego’s best intentions, attempting to make illusion real can only lead to ongoing suffering followed by eventual crisis.

Non-resistance is not our diminishment; rather, a decision to come alive in joy. This is love, freedom, and everything we do want. The only requirement is the decision to be honest and to want only truth.

What we are talking about is only sanity – the acceptance of reality as real. Only because of the ego’s grip, sanity is elusive, and the world remains in suffering. 

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You are the force of life, itself.

You are not your body and not your mind; but the force of life itself. Knowing this, you live in alignment with life.

The body is limiting, and the mind can be rigid and insane. Believe that this is you and withdraw into fear just as you become self-centered – playing the petty game of comparing bodies, battling minds and accumulating more stuff. With the truth of life having been forgotten, you become very idle and unfulfilled on a meaningless and lonely road toward death.

But the force of life is free-flowing, creative, limitless, energy-giving and resilient. To awaken is to transcend mind and body – to become aware of yourself as life, itself.

With the recognition that your body and mind is just part of life doing what life does, fear vanishes. You are filled with excitement and joy. You find yourself effortlessly creating and playing. The competitive impulse fades and you find yourself serving and accepting others. Each day is experienced with an open heart and open mind. You are honest and you are love.

How wonderful and extraordinary is this force called life – this still, unobservable potentiality that has come into this world in so many beautiful forms. It is so good to be alive.

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There is nothing to fear because truth cannot be threatened.

How can a person live in joy and peace when the world is filled with so much injustice and suffering? Shouldn’t we do something about it?

It is clear, the world is mad – filled not only with unconscious, angry, grumpy, attacking people, but also with brutal dictators, violent police and soldiers, greedy businesspeople, corrupt politicians and worse.

It may seem to some that a person who exists in a state of consciousness is selfishly ignoring the real issues or failing to join the good fight. It isn’t so.

To express outrage or to fight something is to make it seem real. Unconsciousness is the problem, but when you try to fight unconsciousness, you quickly become unconscious yourself. Ego knows how to suck you in. Respond to ego and you begin playing the ego game – you adopt the same thought system.

Truth does not need your defense because it cannot be threatened to begin with. To speak it or embody it is enough. People can be enslaved, jailed or murdered and yet truth will not die. For thousands of years, brutal forces have battled truth. Yet it has not been destroyed. Nothing can threaten truth – not militaries, not spy agencies, not legal systems, not media nor presidential loudmouths. Gains in consciousness are never lost.

Despite the world’s attempts to pull us into insanity, today more people are conscious than ever before. We are beacons of love, forgiveness, tolerance, promoters of peace, artists, poets, and innovators. Almost everyone knows at least one spiritually awakened person. We are experiencing a massive, collective shift away from the darkness of unconsciousness that has dominated the planet for thousands of years.

If humans are to survive on this planet, it will require a consciousness revolution – a mainstreaming of joy and peace. This won't happen by fighting the ego; only by being loving. You don’t need permission and nothing can stop you.

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Love or ego?

Fate smiles upon you. Your heart beats uncontrollably. Perfect chemistry. Total bliss. You’ve fallen madly in love! That kind of love is the most exciting thing you’ve ever felt. In the beginning, the feelings are so intense that even ego doesn’t interfere.

That love you feel for each other is truly powerful, real, and will never fade.

Then you become a couple. Now you’re doing life together and placing the ego’s priorities above love’s priorities. Your egos start to argue, control each other, attack, blame and use guilt to manipulate. Then the resentment. After years of accumulated damage, the relationship may even become abusive. Given enough time, you will have sacrificed and destroyed a loving relationship because of ego priorities.

Yet, deep down, that love you feel for each other is still powerful, real, and will never fade.

Eventually, the situation becomes so toxic and abusive that even the ego can’t stand it. Now the ego has another solution. True to the belief system of separation, your solution is to break up. You cut all contact and communication in an attempt to erase everything about the relationship – the good, the bad, all of it.

It doesn’t work because that love you feel for each other is still powerful, real, and will never fade.

If you ever loved each other, eventually you’ll start to feel sad because of the absence of your love. So, you’ll try even more distance. Now you’re two people, once inseparable, acting like strangers. Ego is what caused the problem. Will the same thought system fix it?

Love is impossible within the ego. If you want true and lasting love, find out what the ego is and how to escape it. Of course, the ego will tell you this is nonsense because its only goal is ego-autonomy and it would sacrifice your happiness for it.

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In the absence of time, all your problems dissolve. (Eckhart Tolle)

“Be so utterly, so completely present, that no problem, no suffering, nothing that is not who you are in your essence can survive in you. Suffering needs time. It cannot survive in the now.” -Eckart Tolle

What, at this moment, is lacking? Stress is living in the past or in the future. Now – this breath, this step, this conversation, this task poses no inherent problems. Here nothing is lacking.

Problems are inventions of the mind. There’s nothing wrong with allowing the mind to sort through challenges and to deal with emotions, but this doesn’t need to be the most real aspect of your life.

Let the moment be what is real. Notice the way it feels inside your body. Notice the birds flying in the distance. The dog barking. The humming of your computer. The texture of your carpet.

Here, if there is any problem, you can easily deal with it. If you are hungry, go have something to eat. Enjoy each step on your way to the kitchen. Focus all your attention on preparing your food. If you are tired, then lie down. Enjoy the stillness and the feeling of energy returning to your body. If there is a conflict to resolve, go have that conversation, but do it with presence. Notice the way your body feels as you calmly talk through the situation. Listen. Notice every detail, but don’t go to the past or future.

Stay present, where there is nothing you can’t easily handle.

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