Your World Is a Projection of Your Inner State

world_projection“Liberation is not an acquisition, but a matter of courage, the courage to believe that you are free already and to act on it.” ~Nisargadatta Maharaj

How does your world look to you? Is it scary and uninviting? Filled with people who complicate your life? Does it leave you with a sense that something’s missing?

As a formerly unhappy and confused person, now recovered, here’s what I’ve learned: It has nothing to ... Read entire article

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Lovingly Being with Fear—A Video

This series on fear has raised some questions which I’m addressing in this video. How do we meet fear? What is the path through it to peace? I’m happy to hear your comments and questions.

You can find the previous posts for the series here:

Are Hidden Fears Suppressing Your Happiness? How and Why to Get Familiar with Fear What’s Behind Your Mask of Fear?

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What’s Behind Your Mask of Fear?

behind_mask_fear“Fear is the cheapest room in the house. I would like to see you living in better conditions.” ~Hafiz

Get out the pumpkins. Bring on the ghosts. It’s Halloween, and we’re going to investigate the spooky nature of fear.

Boo!

Actually, the fear that you take so seriously in your life is just like a costume you put on. When you’re dressed as a dragon, are you really a dragon? No. You take off ... Read entire article

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How and Why to Get Familiar with Fear

familiar_with_fear“Happiness is simply to allow everything to be exactly as it is from moment to moment.”

~Rupert Spira

In the last post, we saw that fear is at the root of your conditioned habits. We get so caught up in playing out these habits, that we don’t stop to recognize that fear is what underlies them.

Take people pleasing as an example. Why do you need to please ... Read entire article

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Are Hidden Fears Suppressing Your Happiness?

hidden_fears“When you say or do anything to please, get, keep, influence, or control anyone or anything, fear is the cause and pain is the result.” ~Byron Katie

If you’re like most people, there is more fear driving your behavior than you could ever imagine. Fear is behind just about every pattern you play out that doesn’t serve you. It’s the reason you get stuck, the subtle agitation you feel that keeps ... Read entire article Related Posts with Thumbnails

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