Posts categorized "Philosophy"

As you give, you gain.

To give of yourself and to serve—and to do so in freedom—is the source of abundance and salvation from an otherwise cruel world.

Seek creative ways to effortlessly help, to serve, to make lives better. This is how you join with your brother and sister in true union. There is enormous opportunity and power in a union of mutual trust and service.

Two hearts and minds joined together in a common purpose are far stronger than one. Now imagine the potential of a network of a thousand or a million people joined together, in spirit, with open hearts and open minds. What is blocking this from happening? The ego within us is, of course.

While the ego is still alive within us, it insists upon interfering in and controlling our relationships. Now the ego is suspicious at best and vicious at worst. Is this who you want to put in charge of your relationships? Dreams will come true only when we remove this parasite.

Everything great that has ever happened in this world is a result of people coming together in true harmony, cooperation, union. This type of union is rare, but herein lies all strength. We are assembling a large community based on the principles of love and service using the mobile app called “I Am by Infobeing”.

If there is something you need help with, something you feel inspired to do or accomplish, just create some “I am statements” on the app. If I happen to meet you there, I will do everything in my power to help you and to serve you in freedom. This is how the movement grows, how we become stronger, happier, and more secure.

Open your heart and mind. Say yes and feel fate and inspiration guide you forward. We continue tomorrow and each day after that.

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Miracles are everyone’s right, but purification is necessary first. The real miracle is the love that inspires them. (A Course in Miracles)

Everything that comes from love is a miracle. Purification is the undoing of anything within you that is not love—which of course is the experience of learning to love yourself.

To find the love within requires quiet and stillness. You may choose to lie in bed or take a long walk. Find a way to just be with yourself for a while. At first, you might be tempted to occupy the mind by picking up the phone or watching something. Resist this impulse and make room for the mind to become bored. This undoes the mind’s grip.

Now go within. Let your attention move toward the energy within your heart. If you have had any recent thoughts of guilt or fear, notice how these thoughts have been blocking this energy. The energy within you can only expand when you find out that you are perfect, that you are not guilty, that you are doing your best and everything is going to be alright.

That nice energy you feel within when you relax your shoulders and forgive yourself, that’s self-love. Let it expand. Now open your heart to every single person in the world—to every living creature. Open your mind to let your love flow through it.

This is the undoing of stress, the escape from the ego, the movement toward perfect health, freedom and happiness. Now you are ready for any challenge. More importantly, you are ready to love others. Any attempt to love anyone without starting with self-love will ultimately fail because it will be only mind-based clinging to form and not love at all. Purification is necessary first.

We continue tomorrow and each day after that.

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Perfect love is the way

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Yesterday I wrote that perfect love is the best way to undo the ego. Most people believe that it is necessary or even desirable to have some ego, but I have found that the ego offers nothing of value. Ego should be shattered, destroyed, escaped, undone completely and perfect love is the best way.

I say “perfect love” because the word love has been badly misused and misunderstood. Popular culture has defined love as clinging, needy, exclusive, filled with expectations and sacrifice. Perfect love, on the other hand, is not the kind of love you get; rather, the kind that is found within. It functions as unconditional acceptance, total honesty, and extends to everyone. Perfect love is giving and the highest form of giving is creating.

Perfect love never attacks, never rejects, never asks for sacrifice, and is never jealous or needy. It is trusting, truly helpful, yet fills your life with peace and energy as it also sets you free. Fill your heart with perfect love and there is no room for fear. In perfect love, you are your best self.

Most people are afraid to offer the world perfect love because they are afraid of being taken advantage of. Nothing could be further from the truth. Nobody is going to manipulate you because your perfect love exists in freedom and guilt no longer works on you. Now you decide what to give and to whom.  

Be love. Offer only the loving response at all times. Let go of all attack because it teaches nothing. Because you never attack, now you aren't attacked in return. Go within, in stillness, to connect with the perfect love that is already within you as life energy. Now extend it to everyone in all situations. Watch the ego die as your life transforms. We continue tomorrow and each day after that.  


Escape the ego to destroy the pain body.

Eckhart Tolle refers to the emotional side of ego as the pain body. The pain body is the out-of-control emotional energy that sometimes arises within us during conflict, stress, or times of great fear. It takes over the body and mind and makes us react in ways that we later recognize as insane.

“I don’t know what came over me.” That’s the pain body. He compares it to a vicious animal within us. Like any life form, as long it lives it is fighting for survival. It needs to feed every few days in some or every few weeks in others. Its food is negative energy and drama. If this doesn’t come from an external source, the pain body creates it by starting conflict or by focusing on negative thoughts.

As long as the ego is alive, the pain body is alive. The only way to avoid getting drawn into a pain body episode—which threatens to ruin relationships and cause irreversible problems—is to destroy the ego.

Eckhart Tolle teaches that present moment awareness and inner-body awareness are the best portals into consciousness—the best way to escape the ego and thus eliminate the pain body. While this is effective, I have found an even more effective way to destroy the ego: choosing perfect love.

The ego’s value system is based on separation and fear. Love is union (the opposite of separation) and the antidote to fear. If we condition ourselves to always align with the values of love, to always choose the loving response, then the ego cannot survive and nor can the pain body. More on this in future teachings. This is what I practice and I don’t recall having a pain body episode for several years now. We continue tomorrow and each day after that.

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True intelligence extends beyond the mind

Failure is caused by the belief that you are your mind. This is a limiting belief that allows you to ignore the way you physically feel, ignore your gut feelings, and shut out what excites you.

This, you believe, is how to behave like a grown-up. You don’t have time for that touchy-feely stuff, right? Too bad, because this is what has been holding you back.

No matter your experience and education, the unobserved mind runs in all sorts of directions and is certain of nothing. It generates only stress and confusion for yourself and others. Dominated by fear, the mind-identified person creates nothing of true and lasting value. Everything is motivated only by a desperate clinging to external form, a desire to be right, a need for security in a world of chaos.

You are attempting the impossible. So you burn out. You often feel miserable. Life becomes only a series of compromises but the reward—what you truly desire—never comes. So you beat yourself up. More self-discipline and the cycle continues.

These teachings are about another way. The way of true mastery. This is the start of a huge movement. Take part and help lead on the “I Am by Infobeing” mobile app. Check the app for daily teachings and use the app to connect with and serve other members.

We continue tomorrow and each day after that.

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Can you see the illusion?

Illusions end when they are seen. To see an illusion is not to dissect it until it is understood by the mind; rather, to silently observe the mind and body from the perspective of your true identity.

The unobserved mind convinces you that it is you and that every thought is to be taken seriously. The “mind-identified” or “egoic” state is the normal state of being for the vast majority of people in the world today. Here, each day is a roller-coaster of drama. To chase happiness from the mind is to end up in total confusion. The unobserved rational mind cannot feel, cannot tap into universal truth, and is therefore lost.

The ultimate illusion is that the mind has been conditioned by the world. Despite how it may seem, words and thoughts are not and cannot be you. Since birth, we were taught these words, concepts, and systems of thought. The mind plays this back to us on an endless loop as the voice in the head. Most people believe the voice in the head is who they are. This is the illusion.

The conditioning of the mind runs very deep, and undoing systems of thought is not easy. However, by simply seeing the illusion you have already taken the most important step and have broken the ego's grip.

Who is the entity observing the mind, still seeing, listening, observing even when thought is absent for a moment? This is your “I am”. Consciousness. Spirit. The life within. To know this, you have begun to see from beyond the mind. Now you watch the thoughts and don’t take them so seriously. You have awakened. We continue tomorrow and each day after that.

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A person who matches with you is a person who accepts you.

We spend much of our lives searching for that perfect match—the one who fits us, gets us, and likes us for who we are. The normal approach is to start with a wish-list—a set of standards, characteristics and ideals—and then eliminate anyone who fails to measure up. This is the way of judgment, and here you will never find your perfect match (only reasons to reject everyone).

Closeness and compatibility in any relationship is only a question of acceptance. People are so different in so many ways. The only way you will ever come together is by looking beyond the differences and connecting on the level where we are all the same.

You want the freedom to be yourself—to look, talk, act and think the way you do? You want to be deeply understood? So does everyone else.

What if you started accepting people unconditionally, with an open heart and mind? To find a match, you would only need to find someone willing to do the same. Your life would be filled with the most beautiful relationships, and it would be effortless.

People connected through unconditional acceptance and total honesty—that’s a perfect match no matter what the differences. We continue tomorrow and each day after that.

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Release me from punishment for what I have not done.

The ego is vicious at worst and suspicious at best. The unobserved mind knows nothing other than the punishment of either attack or separation. This is its range.

Look from the realm of consciousness and notice that I have acted only in love. Here we connect on the level of spirit, the realm of the soul. Here there is no guilt and perfect understanding. But be careful, by tomorrow morning the mind will try to come in again and convince you that it is in charge. And again, I will be punished for what I have not done.

The unobserved mind is insane. It is imperative that we learn to trust the heart and see only innocence. Be the silent observer behind the mind. Here you are perfect love. We continue tomorrow and each day after that.  

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People are more than a means to an end

To see another person as only a means to get something is to commit a tragic error—to choose lack rather than abundance.

We want abundance in love, friendship, and enjoyable moments with someone. We want to be respected and understood. We want financial security. We want to be close with a person who is reliable and there for us no matter what.

What prevents us from being this for each other is the decision to treat each other as merely a means to an end. When this happens, we are quick to judge and to reject each other.

It isn’t right to try to fit a person into your box—imagining what you need them to be for you and then judging whether they measure up. This is the sure path to failure because you’re looking only for a role, not a complete person.

Instead, just accept unconditionally and then practice total honesty. If two people can do this, you both create the most powerful, limitless union. This relationship delivers total abundance because it transcends the tragic limitations of ego and exists in the eternal light of consciousness.

Nothing is more powerful than two souls joining together in perfect harmony. The only limit to this is lack of acceptance and lack of honesty—which is, in truth, lack of love. Place all your faith in limitless love because nothing else is worth a damn. We continue tomorrow and each day after that.

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