PART TWO: Building Your House Of Love Let’s develop an analogy of a house, to illustrate several of the points we’ll be making. It’s got the window you just used to get rid of all your un-helpful beliefs. It also has several floors, many, many rooms, a front door, a back door, and NO hearth. Your house … Continue reading BOOK TWO: chapter seven: finding love in yourself and otherself and others (part 2)
Love and Infatuation Love is acceptance. Infatuation is fascination. Love and infatuation resemble fear: They can both paralyze and provoke rash action. This view may surprise many Westerners, we treasure a deep conviction that love is a virtuous emotion. But love is neutral unless we act on it. It’s easy to love someone and do … Continue reading do i love you or crush you?
ANGER BLOODY ANGER using delusions as fuel Sometimes anger proves useful. Not all the time; just sometimes, and not frequently. What carries more weight than the frequency, though, is how we deal with the frequency. And “frequency” means both the frequency of occurrence as well as the frequency of the energy generated when we get … Continue reading use your delusions as fuel!
HEARTBREAK AND THE DROPPED APPLE When was the last time you dropped an apple in a grocery store? What did you do next? Did you leave it on the floor, put it back in the bin for some unsuspecting shopper, or did you put it in your bag and take it home? When it happens, … Continue reading heartbreak and the dropped apple
HOPE AND WORRY two sides of a coin Your state of mind is the currency that purchases your future experiences. Worry and Hope are like two sides of a coin. Choose your side based on the kind of outcome you desire and focus upon. Which makes the best investment? Worry is a negative activity that … Continue reading hope and worry – two sides of a coin