Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we are suppose to be and embracing who we are.
To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.
Always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
Each of us has lived through some devastation, some loneliness, some weather superstorm or spiritual superstorm. When we look at each other we must say, I understand. I understand how you feel because I have been there myself. We must support each other because each of us is more alike than we are unalike.
Integrity is doing the right thing even when no one is watching
One of the marvels of the world is the sight of a soul sitting in a prison with the key in his hand!
It’s not your back that hurts, but the burden. It’s not your eyes that hurt, but injustice. It’s not your head that hurts, it’s your thoughts. Not the throat, but what you don’t express or say with anger. Not the stomach hurts, but what the soul does not digest. It’s not the liver that hurts, …
Do not be dismayed by the brokenness of the world. All things break. And all things can be mended. Not with time, as thy say, but with intention. So go. Love intentionally, extravagantly, unconditionally. The broken world waits in darkness for the light is you.
every addiction arises from an unconscious refusal to face and move through your own pain. Every addiction starts with pain and ends in pain. Whatever the substance are that you are addicted to – alcohol, food, legit or legal drugs, or a person – you are using something or somebody to cover up your pain.
Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.