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posticon The Master Within

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Many of us grew up being taught to always seek help and wisdom outside ourselves. Growing up in a Roman Catholic family, that was certainly my experience. And maybe yours too.

Spirit

  • All of you are masters. The only differences that exist among you are the various levels of awareness of your mastershjp.
  • We know many of you have spent much time reading books, attending classes, consulting spiritual teachers, and so on. There’s nothing wrong with any of that.
  • But there must come a time when you let all that go, and consult the master within.
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posticon Dark Energy and Life’s Other Challenges by John Cali and Spirit

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NGC_3021_HubbleDark Energy
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A few days ago I spent several long hours in the hospital. Not because there was anything wrong with me. I just had go for a yearly eye exam, and my doctor’s office is in a hospital.

I had to wait for the results of the various eye tests they did. (Everything was fine.) While I was waiting I could not help but overhear the other folks also waiting there. Virtually all of them were talking about everything that’s “wrong” with their bodies.Read more

posticon Life, Depression, and Happiness by John Cali

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Happy_child_finds_joyHappy Child, by Steve Hillebrand, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

In our last post, After You Read This You’ll Never Need To Make Another New Year Resolution Again, I mentioned I no longer regularly make new year resolutions—though I did make one for 2014. You can read the post for more details.

And in 2013 I made another resolution, though not at the new year. Let me explain.

Many of the folks I work with, and also some of those among my family and friends suffer from depression.Read more

posticon Are You Paying Attention To What You’re Paying Attention To? by John Cali

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The other day I saw great quote from Lao-tzu, the ancient Chinese philosopher who wrote the Tao Te Ching. (Although there is some question as to whether he was the actual author.)

The quote:

“In order to eliminate the negative influences, simply ignore them.”… Read more

posticon Negative Energy by John Cali

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Over the years, my spirit guides have talked often about negativity and negative energy. How do we deal with negativity? Is there an easy way to do it? Or is it always complicated and difficult?

Well, those of you who’ve been with us a while know how simple and easy Spirit says life really is. It’s our human limitations (all self-imposed) that make it seem complicated and hard.… Read more