Posts Tagged ‘fears’

You Are Your Road

July 14, 2010


Going within and confronting your fears is difficult, demanding work. Take heart: every barrier you break through means there is that much less blocking you from all you are capable of becoming.


When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
Lao Tzu

Inevitably, you will discover that not only are you more than you imagined, you are more than you ever could have imagined.

I can’t give you any advice but this: to (more…)

Every Soul I See Is Beautiful

April 14, 2010

Perhaps it’s because I’ve been humbled by life time and time again . . . or because I’m getting older and wiser . . . or because I’ve been feeling more vulnerable lately . . . or because I am getting more adept at seeing the underlying unity of everyone and everything.

Whatever the reason, the first thing I’ve been noticing about people is not their strengths but their weaknesses . . . and their weaknesses are beautiful. Why? I now know that behind every flaw, every insecurity, every fragility lies the doorway to growth, understanding and enlightenment.

When you feel strong and in control, your attention is completely focused on the external world and your ego assumes command. When you feel weak and insecure, you’re more likely to think, (more…)