Why spiritual progress is necessary

The highest happiness is indissolubly linked with spiritual progress. Spiritual growth yields lasting joy, peace which passes all understanding.The Urantia Papers

We all seek happiness and according to this quote the highest level of happiness is only possible when we make spiritual progress. The reason it makes sense is that at a very deep level the spiritual (What does spiritual mean anyway?) is what really matters. What’s left when our material largess goes away? What’s left when we die? What is it that we can truly take with us into the beyond? Our only true belongings are relationships and happy experiences we have with people around us. Continue reading Why spiritual progress is necessary

Truly resting your mind……

True silence is the rest of the mind; it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment. William Penn (1644 – 1718)

How do you obtain true rest? True rest isn’t possible without being able to rest (or completely rest) your mind! So what are the mechanics for achieving this? A mind at rest is one that’s not overcome by uncontrolled thoughts (of the past and the future) and one that’s not feeling the ravishes of fear.

Over time I’ll share several techniques with you, here are a couple for starters: Continue reading Truly resting your mind……

What would you rather think?

Would you not be better off to think the thoughts you want to think, than those of others? Are you not better armed with creative thougths thoughts than reactive thoughts?Meditations from Conversations with God, Neale Donald Walsch

To live the life we want we must choose the thoughts we think. What kind of life and actions will we create if we were original thinkers? Borrowing only the positive and useful from others, otherwise contributing our unique mark on the ever flowing river called life…….

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