Category Archives: Authenticity

BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 by Paul Ferrini in THE SILENCE OF THE HEART

“Whatever your experience has been, your challenge is to learn to accept it, to be with it without judgment, to embrace it unconditionally. When you can do that, you can integrate the experience and the lessons it brings into the … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 by Don Miguel Ruiz in THE VOICE OF KNOWLEDGE

“I love and respect all of God’s creation. How can I say, “God, you have created billions of people and they are not perfect?” For me to say that I am not perfect or that you are not perfect is … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, February 6th, 2017 by Alan Cohen in DARE TO BE YOURSELF

“If you want to get what you want, you have to tell the truth about what you want. We reach a certain point on our path where we cannot compromise, minimize or deny our heart’s desire. It is not humble … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 by Mark Nepo in THE BOOK OF AWAKENING

“We waste so much energy trying to cover up who we are, when beneath every attitude is the want to be loved, and beneath every anger is a wound to be healed, and beneath every sadness is the fear that … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, January 20th, 2017 by Karol K. Truman in FEELINGS BURIED ALIVE NEVER DIE

“All too often our conditioning has forces us to turn our feelings and emotions off. Social restrictions often made it inappropriate to say what we truly felt or thought. Rather than learning how to appropriately address our true feelings/emotions we … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, December 29th, 2016 by Terry Cole-Whittaker in LIVE YOUR BLISS

“Once we understand the character and mind-set of people we know who tend to behave badly toward us, we need never be disappointed, carry a grudge, or use our precious energy to get even and pay them back. Why? Because … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 by John St. Augustine in LIVING AN UNCOMMON LIFE

“Remember the words to this Tom Petty song: “Well, I know what’s right. I got just one life in a world that keeps on pushing me around, but I’ll stand my ground…and I won’t back down.” That’s character. More than … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 by Stuart Wilde in INFINITE SELF

“There’s nothing worse than going to one of those New Age conferences and watching all those people strut about. Grim. Absolutely grim. People have such a strange idea about spirituality. They think spirituality is holy-moly, clanking little bells, putting on … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, June 9th, 2016 by Mark Nepo in THE BOOK OF AWAKENING

“I don’t know if it is human nature or the way of life on Earth, but we seldom become all of who we are until forced into it. Some say that something in us rises to the occasion, that there … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, April 22nd, 2016 by Alan Cohen in DARE TO BE YOURSELF

“You are almost sure to rub some people the wrong way when you make a stand for who you are. But that’s not a good enough reason to stop – it’s all the more reason to continue. As much as … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, March 18th, 2016 by Alan Cohen in THE DRAGON DOESN’T LIVE HERE ANYMORE

Compiler’s Note: Today, March 18, marks the 17th anniversary of “Ponder on This.” It’s hard to believe the service has been operating since 1999, and what’s even more interesting to me is that there are still quite a few original … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, June 18th, 2015 by Polly Campbell in IMPERFECT SPIRITUALITY

“We lie to ourselves all the time. It’s our way of denying and resisting, and sometimes protecting ourselves. But it’s not an effective way. These lies are simply part of the illusion we create to buffer ourselves against our fears … Continue reading

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Best of PONDER on THIS for Friday, August 22nd, 2014 by Wayne W. Dyer in THERE’S A SPIRITUAL SOLUTION TO EVERY PROBLEM

“Don’t attempt to fake happiness in the face of sadness. Instead, identify yourself as being aware of sadness as it occurs, then ask yourself if you wish to stay in this emotional state. If the answer is no, then move … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, January 23rd, 2014 by Annemarie Greenwood and Marissa Campbell in LIFE: LIVING IN FULFILLMENT EVERY DAY

“If we focus on what feels good and what feels right or feels true to us, we will find our authenticity. Being authentic is about not compromising on our decision to feel good. It is about being honest with ourselves … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, December 23rd, 2013 by Dr Wayne W. Dyer in REAL MAGIC

“In the area of your work, you may have been spending a great deal of time and energy doing things that you dislike, but telling yourself that it was absolutely necessary because you had bills to pay or a family … Continue reading

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