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The Power of Our Personal Story (Part III)

This is Part III of the trilogy of articles on the power of our personal story.  I suggest that you read Parts I and II of this series prior to reading this article.  Here are the links: Part I: Part II: You may have never heard stories described in this way or thought […]

The Power of Our Personal Story (Part II)

In the last post, I shared with you the history and nature of our personal stories.  Here is the link if you’ve not read that post: I suggest that you read that post before you read this one.   A Great Personal Story The story that I want to share with you was the […]

The Power of Our Personal Story (Part I)

The Problem With Stories Recently, I enrolled in an online story conference.  It has been my experience that people who study stories in all forms often have profound insights into human nature and life in general.  I’ve always come away enriched from any experience with other storytellers or scholars of the art.  But this conference […]

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  • Beliefs! The Lies that Blind You!

    The word belief has the word "lie" within it, hinting at its purpose.

    The word belief has the word lie within it because every belief is a lie. We lose ourselves when we confuse beliefs with the truth.

    As we let go of beliefs, we change our minds. As we change our minds, we change our relationships. As we change our relationships, we change our world.

    The most loving thing we can do is to drop our beliefs and judgments about others and set them free. When we free others, we also free ourselves.

    Positive thinking is not something that you need to do; your true, authentic Self IS positive. Find your Self and you will never have a negative thought again.

    Used properly, your emotions can lead you down the shortest path to your authentic Self. Denying or suppressing them is a ticket to hell.

    No matter how ornate your mask, your true Self is much more beautiful. Be Your Self!

    Many will attempt to fill you with their truth; but real and lasting transformation is about letting go of your beliefs and unveiling your OWN truth.

    Esoteric means hidden. Esoteric wisdom means hidden wisdom. Esoteric healing means to heal by finding the hidden cause.

    The ancient wisdom keepers lived their lives based on the law of cause and effect. They never fixed a problem because a problem is an effect of a mental cause. Today, we call the mental causes beliefs.

    In modern times we've become so good at projecting and suppressing our beliefs that we hide the causal beliefs even from ourselves.

    We often confuse our beliefs or opinions with the truth. This causes our problems to become chronic or permanent.

    If our mind believes something is true, it won't let it go. We first have to discriminate between true and false (beliefs). Then we can let the beliefs go. What remains is the truth.