The people who trigger us to feel negative emotion are messengers. They are messengers for the unhealed parts of our being.
We read five words on the first page of a really good novel and we begin to forget that we are reading printed words on a page; we begin to see images.
Ultimately spiritual awareness unfolds when you’re flexible, when you’re spontaneous, when you’re detached, when you’re easy on yourself and easy on others.
Numerous metaphors have been used to describe life. Among them is the metaphor of life as a battle. Try not to think of life in these terms because, if you regard life as a struggle, it will become one, and you will have little joy. It is far better to think of life as a journey in which the difficulties are hills to climb. The hills are there for a reason (even if you don’t know what that reason is), and the sense of satisfaction after climbing the hill is almost always worth the effort.
A positive attitude gives you power over your circumstances instead of your circumstances having power over you.
To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it.
Believe something and the Universe is on its way to being changed. Because you’ve changed, by believing. Once you’ve changed, other things start to follow. Isn’t that the way it works?