Category Archives: Attachment

BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, August 23rd, 2019 by Don Miguel Ruiz in THE FOUR AGREEMENTS COMPANION BOOK

“Think of a problem in your life that has caused you to worry or suffer. Imagine that you can view your life through the lens of a magical camera. When you zoom in, you see and feel every detail and … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, July 5th, 2019 by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer in YOUR SACRED SELF

“More-is-better is a twentieth-century disease that can obscure the path of the sacred quest. Has this belief become a part of your daily life? Where is the peace in more-is-better? The pursuit of more confines one to a life of … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, June 13th, 2019 by Pete Koerner in THE BELIEF FORMULA

“People are often consumed, or driven, by a goal, destination, or an outcome. This is the proverbial finish line many are trying to reach. Unfortunately, when life becomes centered on a destination, thing, or an accomplishment, it ceases to be … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, April 26th, 2019 by Doris Roper in WAKE UP Your Life!

“Having nice things is nice. No question about that. But remember that “stuff” comes and goes, and getting too attached to the material goods in your life doesn’t make sense. One of the problems about clinging to material stuff is … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, April 22nd, 2019 by Stuart Wilde in INFINITE SELF

“You are an infinite energy inside a body; the things you have around you are not really yours. They are material manifestations of an infinite abundance. So your car, your house, your clothes, are all on rental from the God … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 by Anthony DeMello S.J. in AWARENESS

“When you go through life with preferences but don’t let your happiness depend on any one of them, then you’re awake. You’re moving toward wakefulness. Wakefulness, happiness – call it what you wish, is the state of non-delusion, where you … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, July 16th, 2018 by Jack Kornfield in A PATH WITH HEART

“What happens when we do fulfill wanting? It often brings on more wanting. The whole process can become very tiring and empty. “What am I going to do next? We’ll, I’ll just get some more.” George Bernard Shaw said, “There … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, April 30th, 2018 by Fr. Anthony DeMello, S.J., in AWARENESS

“Do not suppress desire, because then you would become lifeless. You’d be without energy and that would be terrible. Desire in the healthy sense of the word IS energy, and the more energy we have the better. But don’t suppress … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, June 12th, 2017 by Stuart Wilde in AFFIRMATIONS

“The world around you is out of balance, and it’s “Tick-tock” will tend to pull you down. As you learn to detach, things will cease to affect you. You will also find it helpful to reduce the amount of absolute … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, January 12th, 2017 by Donald Altman in THE MINDFULNESS CODE

Note: In addition to today’s “Ponder” please note that I’ve posted a new blog post on my SpiritSimple.com blog called “Being Grateful and Remembering that Life Goes By in a Flash of Light”. Please click here to read it. “Each … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, December 21st, 2016 by Clarence Diegel in EXPERIENCING LIFE THROUGH THE CHAKRAS

“As long as you have an attachment to anything, a circumstance, your past, a person, or a need of any type, you will be subservient to the attachment. In a subservient position, you are neither free nor living from the … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 by Wayne W. Dyer in THERE’S A SPIRITUAL SOLUTION TO EVERY PROBLEM

“It is extremely common for people to build their lives on the mistaken notion that without certain things or certain people, they cannot be happy. It’s almost as if they are programmed to be unhappy. So, their attitude is, without … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, March 17th, 2016 by Terry Cole-Whittaker in LIVE YOUR BLISS

“Dissolve your attachment to whether or not what you desire manifests. Do your best to bring it about, and at the same time let go and let God do God’s part. We generate distress, hurt feelings, and anger when we … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 by Dan Millman in LIVING ON PURPOSE

“Attachment is the classic Western way – striving for fulfillment through material success, achievement, victory. Detachment is the Eastern way – renouncing material goals, taking the inward path to peace. But even as Western seekers turn to the East and … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, July 10th, 2015 by Fr. Anthony DeMello in THE WAY TO LOVE

“If people want happiness so badly, why don’t they attempt to understand their false beliefs? First, because it never occurs to them to see them as false or even as beliefs. They see them as facts and reality, so deeply … Continue reading

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