Tag Archives: truth

Moving into the unknown

I beg you, to have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written in a very foreign language. Don’t search for the answers, which … Continue reading

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The pressure of God’s infinite

Listening to Orpheus (19) Words are meant to speak the truth. That is what words are for. And this is what the poet does – he speaks the truth. Hamza Yussuf on “What happened to poetry ?” (3/5)

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Tell the truth

 By Kishore Mahbubani Dictators are falling. Democracies are failing. A curious coincidence? Or is it, perhaps, a sign that something fundamental has changed in the grain of human history. I believe so. How do dictators survive? They tell lies. Muammer Gaddafi … Continue reading

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Flame of Truth

You can take it all, burn it up, no longer is it needed. a name, a place, a job, a life, an anchor to something solid. I am nothing and no one Fire of truth consume me I rest in … Continue reading

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On addiction

More and more I am coming to the conclusion that the mechanism of addiction is at the core of all our suffering. It is what is keeping us in the world of illusion and it prevents us from seeing what … Continue reading

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Living the Truth

Adyashanti on what it really means to live Truth. Living the Truth   (You can also download this talk for free from http://www.adyashanti.org)

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Our charming little ways…

Letting go is a process. Letting go means to become aware of the way we are used to do things and decide to do it differently. Letting go does not mean to just stop doing something – it means a … Continue reading

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Of Agony and Surrender

The Heiligenstadt Testament When Beethoven was 26 years old  he was already a very successful composer and piano virtuoso.  At this time he began to suffer from buzzing noises and other sounds in his ears, and two years later deafness broke out. In 1802 … Continue reading

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4 questions and a turnaround

Learning to use Byron Katie’s method of  four questions and a turnaround (by Abitiki) These are some examples of doing ‘The Work’, beginning over a year ago. At the time I was becoming aware that I had the emotional maturity … Continue reading

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Not knowing is true knowledge

A conversation between Justme and Michaela From the tao te ching Verse 71: Not knowing is true knowledge Presuming to know is a disease First realize that you are sick; then you can move towards health The Master is her … Continue reading

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