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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, September 24th, 2018 by Gary Zukav in SEAT OF THE SOUL

“Forgiveness means that you do not hold others responsible for your experiences. When you hold someone responsible for what you experience, you lose power. Therefore, when you depend on another person for the experiences that you think are necessary to … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, September 21st, 2018 by David Simon in THE TEN COMMITMENTS

“People invest considerable emotional energy in the defense of beliefs they hold to be true. Although this may seem obvious in regards to religious, political, economic and moral beliefs, I frequently see people fervently invest their emotional energy in dietary … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, September 20th, 2018 by Jack Kornfield in A PATH WITH HEART

“Americans spend fifty billion dollars a year on security systems and guards. We get caught and lost in fear so often in our life, but rarely have we examined and dealt with the demon of the fearful mind itself. Of … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 by Jeff Maziarek in SPIRITUALITY SIMPLIFIED

“Self-forgiveness is not always a simple task, especially in the case of acts that caused significant pain or distress to other people. Nevertheless, if you aren’t willing to release all of the resentment you feel toward yourself, how can you … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 by Pete Koerner in THE BELIEF FORMULA

“Skepticism is so prevalent in our society that few prayers, it seems, have much chance of being answered. In fact, the Bible makes reference to God not having patience with those who challenge Him. It would appear as if people … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, September 17, 2018 by E.J. Michael in QUEEN OF THE SUN

“The purpose of experience is to gain knowledge, insight, and wisdom. Otherwise our experience has little meaning, becoming merely “sound, fury, signifying nothing.” External events, no matter how dramatic, form the mere skeleton of our reality. We give events their … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, September 14th, 2018 by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer in REAL MAGIC

“To learn new ways of relating to others, examine your behavior toward those people in your life whom you feel a need to dominate or control. Be it a spouse, children, co-workers, employees, clerks, service people, whoever, take some time … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, September 13th, 2018 by Anne Wilson Schaef in WHEN SOCIETY BECOMES AN ADDICT

“The best-adjusted person in our society is the person who is not dead and not alive, just numb, a zombie. When you are dead you’re not able to do the work of the society. When you are fully alive, you … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, September 12th, 2018 by Marianne Williamson in EVERYDAY GRACE

“While we instinctively understand the power of prayer when there is a problem, we tend to underestimate its power when there is not. We don’t usually stop to say a prayer before the meeting, or before the date, or before … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, September 11th, 2018 by Pete Koerner in THE BELIEF FORMULA

“You are unique; you are the only one who has walked your path, and experienced your life. There have been others along the way, but you came here alone, and will leave here alone. You are the only one who … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, September 10th, 2018 by Deepak Chopra in HOW TO KNOW GOD

“The cheapest way to feel good about yourself is by feeling superior to others. From this dark seed grows every manner of judgment. Getting out of judgment is vital, and to plant that seed, you have to stop dividing others … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, September 7th, 2018 by John St. Augustine in LIVING AN UNCOMMON LIFE

“It’s been my experience that people who love being alive differ from those who think that somehow life is a burden because of one main ingredient – purpose. People who know why they are here like being here. People who … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, September 6th, 2018 by Leo Buscaglia in LOVING EACH OTHER

“Keep in mind that there is nothing wrong with us if forgiveness comes hard. We are simply human, vulnerable and far from perfect. The wrong the people do us is difficult to deal with, especially when we are innocent and … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 by Asara Lovejoy in THE ONE COMMAND

“Because we have an innate instinct to want to belong and to be part of the pack, a member of the tribe, the manipulated point of view of the media has a great influence on our psyche in terms of … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, September 4th, 2018 by Pete Koerner in THE BELIEF FORMULA

“In the case of prayer, there seems to be an underlying belief that if the answer to a prayer doesn’t come immediately after praying, happen exactly like we expect that it should, and look just like we imagined it would, … Continue reading

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