The readiness to react with fear, for instance, depends on how much fear is already present within to be triggered by a stimulus. The more fear we have on the inside, the more our perception of the world is changed to a fearful, guarded expectancy.
El miedo es tan pandémico en nuestra sociedad que gobierna el mundo.
feelings are programs; that is, they are learned responses that often have a purpose.
No amount of riches can compensate for an inner feeling of poverty.
We can tell if we are really surrendered when we feel okay either way; it’s okay with us if it happens, and it’s okay with us if it doesn’t. Therefore, to be surrendered does not mean to be passive. It is being active in a positive way.
Although the world may be stingy and hostile to other people, there is no reason why we should buy into this paradigm. When we buy into it, we make it that way in our own life.
A key to making Love unconditional is the willingness to forgive. With forgiveness, events and people are re-contextualized as simply “limited
Once the sacredness of life is revealed, there follows the knowingness of what is meant by the phrase Gloria in Excelsis Deo!
One of the biggest blocks to overcome in getting out of depression and apathy is that of blame. Blame is a whole subject in itself. Looking into it is rewarding. To begin with, there are a lot of payoffs to blame. We get to be innocent; we get to enjoy self-pity; we get to be the martyr and the victim; and we get to be the recipients of sympathy.