Father Tony DeMello said that the following are the most difficult things to achieve: To include the excluded. To exchange love for hate. To admit when you are wrong. Are you willing to commit your life to mastering these things? ... Read More
Every one of your 10 to 50 trillion cells know how to recreate you down to the smallest detail. That is why a single cell from your skin, hair, blood or fluid of any kind can be used to identify you, definitively. Have you really considered that miracle? ... Read More
Are we grateful for the running water in our homes? Are we grateful for hot water? Are we grateful for the home itself? Are we grateful that our children are not among the 22,000. (Twenty-two Thousand) children who will die today from hunger, poverty and persistent starvation? Are we acting ... Read More
No one is any more beautiful than another. In some cultures if you do not have three-inch wooden implants in your lips and ears, you are considered unattractive. What would happen if we stopped speaking of cosmetics and focused on that which is within us all? ... Read More
A Happy New Year is not a function of anything that might happen or you might receive in the New Year! A happy New Year will be a function of what you will bring to all the people in your world in the New Year? Will you bring honesty? Will ... Read More
Please, please do not get too caught up in the idea of giving gifts, that is tokens of affection in celebration of your spiritual tradition! If you don’t remember that you are the gift in every religious tradition I know of, you will have missed the entire point. How will ... Read More
Simplicity I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, stand with him while he is right, and part with ... Read More
Hate We have come to a time where we have become quite good at justifying our hate for this person or that action. And the logical extension of the justification of hatred would be? Perhaps, if we’re really good at it, we can create a “war to end all wars.” ... Read More
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Constant awareness of how I approach others, and how I hold them when I approach them, has been a really revelatory concept for me. In some respects, it has given words to something I had always been doing, and in others it has significantly increased my ability and willingness to do this all the time. Erin Kilbride | Portland, ME
For me this is probably the most “radical” change in my life.
Gareth Davies | Capetown, South Africa
[This course] is one of only a few that had real life applications that helped prepare me to teach
Gina Martin | Springfield, MA
Thinking about standards boundaries, things I tolerate and things that excite me are all very powerful and things we should but likely would not do unless prompted like this!
Maureen Clancy | Portland, ME
Through this course I began “living” the beliefs. I demonstrated them more naturally and comfortably. Instead of having to remind myself, I began innately “becoming” that inspired teacher I always had in me but only called upon at certain times. I changed. I am complete in every area of my life.
Maureen Oswald | Jay, Maine
With each session, the conversation became easer and easier to grasp and experience. This was primarily resulting from the mounting proof that the conversation was real and true…it is the holistic nature of the conversation, as one conversation, that makes the process so satisfyingly effective.
Roy Chatterjee | Portland, ME
My entire world has changed and I see things a lot differently today than I did before I began this process…I’m a lot more grounded and am learning how my self-care allows me to take better care of myself so I can be a better leader to my team; lead by example.
Shere Goo| San Francisco, CA