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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, April 19th, 2019 by Caroline Myss, in ANATOMY OF THE SPIRIT

“As appealing as forgiveness is in theory, it is an extremely unattractive personal action for most people, mainly because the true nature of forgiveness remains misunderstood. Forgiveness is not the same as telling the person who harmed you, “It’s okay,” which is more or less the way most people view it. Rather, forgiveness is a complex act of consciousness, one that liberates the psyche and soul from the need for personal vengeance and the perception of oneself as a victim. More than releasing from blame the people who caused our wounds, forgiveness means releasing the control that the perception of victimhood has over our psyches.”

Caroline Myss, in “Anatomy of the Spirit”

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, April 18th, 2019 by Rhonda Byrne in THE SECRET

“No one can tell you whether you are feeling good or bad, because you are the only one who knows how you’re feeling at any time. If you’re not sure how you’re feeling, just ask yourself, “How am I feeling?” You can stop and ask this question often during the day, and as you do you will become more aware of how you’re feeling.

The most important thing for you to know is that it is impossible to feel bad and at the same time be having good thoughts. That would defy the law, because your thoughts cause your feelings. If you are feeling bad, it is because you are thinking thoughts that are making you feel bad.

Your thoughts determine your frequency, and your feelings tell you immediately what frequency you are on. When you are feeling bad, you are on the frequency of drawing more bad things. The law of attraction must respond by broadcasting back to you more pictures of bad things and things that will make you feel bad. As you feel bad, and don’t make any effort to change your thoughts and feel better, you are in effect saying, “Bring me more circumstances that will make me feel bad. Bring
it on!”

Rhonda Byrne in, “The Secret”

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 by Gloria Wendroff in HEAVENLETTERS

“When you feel angry, no matter how justified, you have chosen anger. You have abetted it. You say you want peace, yet who is it who has chosen anger? Did someone force you?

You feel that rights of yours have been infringed upon. And yet, when you feel angry, you have given up your right to peace. When you have been underestimated, and someone else’s opinion of themselves flaunted, you become a bull who sees a red cape. That is another way of saying you become unseeing. No one has more rights than you. No matter what another’s assumed position in life may be, no matter where they put you in their estimation, they do not have the say over you.

When you become angry, you must think they do. When you take affront, you have conceded something that was not yours to concede. Your worth is not negotiable. No one makes your worth more or less except as you accept their estimation of you. You, who disagree so vehemently with their appraisal, apparently agree that their appraisal means something, and so you dispute it.

When you feel lowered in someone’s estimation, it must be that you are listening more to someone else than you are listening to Me.”

Gloria Wendroff, in “Heavenletters”

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 by Pete Koerner in THE BELIEF FORMULA

“Our beliefs are programmed into us from birth. Everything that we experience becomes a permanent part of us and we use these experiences to build a sort of database with which we judge subsequent experiences. We are told about God and, depending on what we were told, we either believe in Him or not. If we were told there was no God, for instance, we would believe that until we had an experience that convinced us otherwise, or until we had acquired enough knowledge to form some contrary opinion based on what we have come to know and believe. These beliefs become who we are and control everything we do and experience. They are basically the computer programs that are loaded into, and control, our autopilot system, or subconscious.

When we aren’t consciously acting on some thought, our subconscious is driving the car for us, in a manner of speaking. Our beliefs tell our subconscious mind how, and where, we want to be “driven;” and they operate our control systems according to those parameters. If you believe you will never amount to anything in this life, then even when you aren’t actively doing anything in particular, your subconscious is making arrangements to help you never amount to anything. You have to take an active role in programming your beliefs instead of simply accepting beliefs from someone else; you never know what those beliefs will lead to. Why not believe in something you truly want?”

Pete Koerner, in “The Belief Formula”

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Jeff MJeff Maziarek, author of Spirituality Simplified and Codi’s Journey, launched Pondercentral.com in April 2007 as a Web-based forum for “PONDER on THIS,” a series of weekday inspirational email messages he began sending to subscribers in March 1999. A FREE service since its inception, “PONDER on THIS” provides subscribers with meaningful content to assist them on their individual paths of spiritual growth. In addition, it benefits subscribers, authors, and publishers by including links to Amazon.com where subscribers can learn more about the book being quoted, and also purchase it.

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, April 15th, 2019 by Dan Millman, in LIVING ON PURPOSE

“Each of us is given one gift – a special strength or talent – and it is our task to discover and cultivate it. Take stock of your potential strengths. If you are not sure, ask friends or loved ones; they often see what remains hidden to us. We share common human weaknesses, but it is our unique talents that make us special.

The late “Peanuts” cartoonist Charles Schultz claimed that he wasn’t much good at anything as a youth – but he liked to draw cartoons. This doesn’t mean it was easy – his first cartoons were rejected before he found success. So remember that everything is difficult until it becomes easy. And follow your interests, because interests can ignite into passions, and passions become strengths. Charles Schultz played to his strength, on which he built an empire and a life.”

Dan Millman, in “Living on Purpose”

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Jeff MJeff Maziarek, author of Spirituality Simplified and Codi’s Journey, launched Pondercentral.com in April 2007 as a Web-based forum for “PONDER on THIS,” a series of weekday inspirational email messages he began sending to subscribers in March 1999. A FREE service since its inception, “PONDER on THIS” provides subscribers with meaningful content to assist them on their individual paths of spiritual growth. In addition, it benefits subscribers, authors, and publishers by including links to Amazon.com where subscribers can learn more about the book being quoted, and also purchase it.

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BESTof PONDER on THIS for Friday, April 12th, 2019 by Asara Lovejoy in THE ONE COMMAND

“Take all the fear that you project about not having money, or if you are rich, losing what you have, and focus that same energy to attract and regenerate what you need. For example, what is the litany that you recite? I can’t pay this; I don’t have enough for that; when I do get some money, I worry that it will run out and that it will never come again.

When you reverse the flow of your fearful thoughts about money, instead of seeing money leave you to never return, you see that cash come to you and remain with you. When you redirect the flow, you are applying the same fear energy that you are so used to in a different direction.”

Asara Lovejoy, in “The One Command”

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Jeff MJeff Maziarek, author of Spirituality Simplified and Codi’s Journey, launched Pondercentral.com in April 2007 as a Web-based forum for “PONDER on THIS,” a series of weekday inspirational email messages he began sending to subscribers in March 1999. A FREE service since its inception, “PONDER on THIS” provides subscribers with meaningful content to assist them on their individual paths of spiritual growth. In addition, it benefits subscribers, authors, and publishers by including links to Amazon.com where subscribers can learn more about the book being quoted, and also purchase it.

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, April 11th, 2019 by Richard & Mary-Alice Jafolla, in THE QUEST

“The power of the subconscious mind is a phenomenon which cannot be overemphasized. Every deep-seated conviction, expectation, and emotion is going to eventually translate itself into the tangible world. At this point in our human understanding, we may not yet be fully cognizant of how this process works, but we do know that it does work. For example, it has been documented that strong thoughts and emotions metamorphose directly into hormones and chemicals in the body. These chemicals directly influence our health. Thoughts and emotions determine not only our physical health, they establish our total life experience. We can use our thoughts to make changes in our lives.

This is transformative knowledge, because it means if you take on new beliefs and new ideas and new feelings about things, they cannot help but be reflected in your life. You have been given a free will. You have been bestowed with the God-given ability to affect your own life experience. Your thoughts are the generators of such changes. And THAT has to be absolutely sensational news!”

Richard & Mary-Alice Jafolla, in “The Quest”

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, April 10th, 2019 by Doris Roper in WAKE UP Your Life!

“This is what I have learned about the people around us: Whenever somebody triggers something in you, pushes a button, causes an unpleasant sensation for you, do not look at that person. Look at yourself. Ask yourself, “What is it in me that is making me react this way?”

Your reaction is alwaysabout something in you. Think about it — when you are feeling good about yourself, confident, centered, other people cannot affect you. You can tolerate them because you look at them with love and as fellow humans. If they push your buttons, there is something in you that is off-kilter, unexamined, or unresolved.”

Doris Roper, in “WAKE UP Your Life!”

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 by Gloria Wendroff in HEAVENLETTERS

“You do not know the worth of a spot of dust on a table. You do not know what purpose it may serve in the universe. Your major fault, if fault there be, is to fault others.

So what if they are not like you? Should the world be hosted with your perfection alone? Something would be missing if all in the world had your personality. More than fault would be missing. You might wonder why there was sameness everywhere with nothing to break it up.

So right now be overjoyed for the variety of imperfection that the world is made of. Be glad for the opposites of you. Be glad for all those who are less perfect than you, for they occupy a different place in the world. Perhaps their place is to point out to you that you need to resolve something within yourself. Perhaps they are a clue inserted just for you.”

Gloria Wendroff, in “Heavenletters”

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“Sometimes things fall apart, that’s God’s love in disguise.”

Todd Rundgren, from the song “Love in Disguise” on his CD entitled “Second Wind”

Jeff MJeff Maziarek, author of Spirituality Simplified and Codi’s Journey, launched Pondercentral.com in April 2007 as a Web-based forum for “PONDER on THIS,” a series of weekday inspirational email messages he began sending to subscribers in March 1999. A FREE service since its inception, “PONDER on THIS” provides subscribers with meaningful content to assist them on their individual paths of spiritual growth. In addition, it benefits subscribers, authors, and publishers by including links to Amazon.com where subscribers can learn more about the book being quoted, and also purchase it.

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, April 8th, 2019 by Eckhart Tolle in A NEW EARTH

“So the most important thing to realize is this: Your life has an inner purpose and an outer purpose. Inner purpose concerns Being and is primary. Outer purpose concerns doing and is secondary…Your inner purpose is to awaken. It is as simple as that.

You share that purpose with every other person on the planet – because it is the purpose of humanity. Your inner purpose is an essential part of the purpose of the whole universe and its emerging intelligence. Your outer purpose can change over time. It varies greatly from person to person. Finding and living in alignment with the inner purpose is the foundation for fulfilling your outer purpose. It is the basis for true success. Without that alignment, you can still achieve certain things through effort, struggle, determination, and sheer hard work or cunning. But there is no joy in such endeavor, and it invariably ends in some form of suffering.”

Eckhart Tolle in, “A New Earth”

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Jeff MJeff Maziarek, author of Spirituality Simplified and Codi’s Journey, launched Pondercentral.com in April 2007 as a Web-based forum for “PONDER on THIS,” a series of weekday inspirational email messages he began sending to subscribers in March 1999. A FREE service since its inception, “PONDER on THIS” provides subscribers with meaningful content to assist them on their individual paths of spiritual growth. In addition, it benefits subscribers, authors, and publishers by including links to Amazon.com where subscribers can learn more about the book being quoted, and also purchase it.

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, April 5th, 2019 by Stuart Wilde in THE QUICKENING

“All your needs will be met. However, difficulty arises in the timing. If one looks at nature one can see that it is abundant, but we also learn that it only delivers from time to time. You plant in the Spring and nothing happens until August. The same often occurs with personal finances. You put out a lot of energy and you have to wait for it to pay a dividend. We expect the abundance of the universe to pay out in little chunks at regular intervals, to fit the patterns we have obligated ourselves to. Often it doesn’t.

Your best move is never to obligate yourself when you don’t have to and to try to win as much freedom within your obligations as possible. Otherwise the negative emotion that occurs from that obligation is not worth whatever it is that you got.”

Stuart Wilde, in “The Quickening”

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Jeff MJeff Maziarek, author of Spirituality Simplified and Codi’s Journey, launched Pondercentral.com in April 2007 as a Web-based forum for “PONDER on THIS,” a series of weekday inspirational email messages he began sending to subscribers in March 1999. A FREE service since its inception, “PONDER on THIS” provides subscribers with meaningful content to assist them on their individual paths of spiritual growth. In addition, it benefits subscribers, authors, and publishers by including links to Amazon.com where subscribers can learn more about the book being quoted, and also purchase it.

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, April 4th, 2019 by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer in REAL MAGIC

“When you say to yourself, “I don’t have enough money,” or, “I don’t have enough education, talent, or strength to experience prosperity,” you are operating in your mental world from a position of lack. Hence, you are unable to go into the world of real magic.

To overcome this way of thinking, you will have to reeducate, or better yet, de-hypnotize yourself from the lie that has been foisted upon you by every strand of our Western culture. Everything that you need, you already have. You are complete right now, you are a whole, total person, not an apprentice person on the way to someplace else. Your completeness must be understood by you and experienced in your thoughts as your own personal reality.”

Dr. Wayne W. Dyer in, “Real Magic”

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Jeff MJeff Maziarek, author of Spirituality Simplified and Codi’s Journey, launched Pondercentral.com in April 2007 as a Web-based forum for “PONDER on THIS,” a series of weekday inspirational email messages he began sending to subscribers in March 1999. A FREE service since its inception, “PONDER on THIS” provides subscribers with meaningful content to assist them on their individual paths of spiritual growth. In addition, it benefits subscribers, authors, and publishers by including links to Amazon.com where subscribers can learn more about the book being quoted, and also purchase it.

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019 by Marianne Williamson in ILLUMINATA

“The opening of the heart is an awesome personal politic, providing us with an internal strength greater than any worldly power. As we receive God’s love and impart it to others, we are given the power to repair the world. As we give up our collective enslavement to the dictates of Western materialism, we relinquish the increasingly primitive belief that the world outside remains unaffected by our thoughts.

We have begun to recognize that our individual minds create our collective realities, and we are ready to take responsibility for the world by taking more seriously our individual contributions to it. Personal transformation can and does have global effects. As we go, so goes the world, for the world IS us. The revolution that will save the world is ultimately a personal one.”

Marianne Williamson, in “Illuminata”

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Jeff MJeff Maziarek, author of Spirituality Simplified and Codi’s Journey, launched Pondercentral.com in April 2007 as a Web-based forum for “PONDER on THIS,” a series of weekday inspirational email messages he began sending to subscribers in March 1999. A FREE service since its inception, “PONDER on THIS” provides subscribers with meaningful content to assist them on their individual paths of spiritual growth. In addition, it benefits subscribers, authors, and publishers by including links to Amazon.com where subscribers can learn more about the book being quoted, and also purchase it.

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019 by Chérie Carter-Scott, Ph.D. in IF LIFE IS A GAME THESE ARE THE RULES

“To respect your body is to hold it in high regard and honor it. Respect is treating your body with the same care you would give any other valuable and irreplaceable object. Learning to respect your body is vital. When you respect your body, you are in partnership with it. You become grounded in your physical body and able to benefit from all it has to offer you. Respect carries reciprocal energy. Your body will honor you when you honor it. Treat your body as a structure worthy of respect and it will respond in kind. Abuse it or ignore it and it will break down in various ways until you learn the lesson of respect.”

Chérie Carter-Scott, Ph.D. in, “If Life is A Game, These are the Rules”

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Jeff MJeff Maziarek, author of Spirituality Simplified and Codi’s Journey, launched Pondercentral.com in April 2007 as a Web-based forum for “PONDER on THIS,” a series of weekday inspirational email messages he began sending to subscribers in March 1999. A FREE service since its inception, “PONDER on THIS” provides subscribers with meaningful content to assist them on their individual paths of spiritual growth. In addition, it benefits subscribers, authors, and publishers by including links to Amazon.com where subscribers can learn more about the book being quoted, and also purchase it.

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, April 1st, 2019 by Gloria Wendroff in HEAVENLETTERS

“You will find a message in your life today. You will stumble upon it. It will find its way to you. It is marked for you. Be alert to a message today. You do not know from where it will come, but today a message will arrive, and you must reach it. It comes to you, but you must reach out to receive it and then listen to it, for it has something important to say to you.

There is much you do not yet know, but a huge impulse is on its way to you and will create a great wave in your life. Be not daunted. Welcome it. This is the message you have been waiting for…You wonder how this can be true for everyone who reads this message. Do not waste your breath on such wondering. Wonder about the grander scale. Wonder about what is, not how it can be.”

Gloria Wendroff, in “Heavenletters”

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Jeff MJeff Maziarek, author of Spirituality Simplified and Codi’s Journey, launched Pondercentral.com in April 2007 as a Web-based forum for “PONDER on THIS,” a series of weekday inspirational email messages he began sending to subscribers in March 1999. A FREE service since its inception, “PONDER on THIS” provides subscribers with meaningful content to assist them on their individual paths of spiritual growth. In addition, it benefits subscribers, authors, and publishers by including links to Amazon.com where subscribers can learn more about the book being quoted, and also purchase it.

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