The Acknowledgment

The other day I was having a chat with one of my teachers over Skype. He commented how much I had grown in my journey and that I was resonating with his teachings. At that moment, although I was sure he was right, there was sheer shyness obviously stemming from the sense of unworthiness. The…

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Baby Steps of Liberation

We think we can hide our pain, our shame, our guilt by hiding behind a strong facade, a victim facade, or a happy facade; the truth is even if we are able to deceive others, we could never lie to ourselves. And we think that as long as no one knows, we are ‘safe’. That…

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Power of Forgiveness

Alice forwarded me this. It touched her, so she decided to share with others. It touched me, so I am now sharing it with you… ===== Dr. Arun Gandhi, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi and founder of the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Non-violence, in his June 9 lecture at the University of Puerto Rico, shared the…

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Triple Filter Test – The Secret of Sharing Information

In ancient Greece, Socrates was reputed to hold knowledge in high esteem. One day an acquaintance met the great philosopher and said, “Do you know what I just heard about your friend?” “Hold on a minute,” Socrates replied. “Before telling me anything, I’d like you to pass a little test. It’s called the Triple Filter…

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Mirror

The good you find in others, is in you too. The fault you find in others, are your faults as well. After all, to recognise something, you must know it. The possibilities you see in others, are possible for yourself as well. The beauty you see around you, is your beauty. The world around you…

On the Right Track

I used to think that our minds are evil – fear based, ego based and etc… and that only the heart is good. But now I have a new understanding of the mind – it is in fact just a tool which has been programmed by default to help us get what we want. It…

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