Category Archives: Present Moment Awareness

BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, November 11th, 2019 by Eckhart Tolle in THE POWER OF NOW

“Are you a habitual “waiter”? How much of your life do you spend waiting? What I call “small-scale waiting” is waiting in line at the post office, in a traffic jam, at the airport, or waiting for someone to arrive, … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 by Paul Ferrini in THE SILENCE OF THE HEART

“Nothing will crucify you faster than your own thoughts. Better not to think at all, if you can do it. And if you can’t, if you must think, think about simple things. Think about washing the dishes or doing the … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 by Neale Donald Walsch in CONVERSATIONS WITH GOD, BOOK 2

“The greatest challenge as human beings is to Be Here Now, to stop making things up! Stop creating thoughts about a pre-sent moment (a moment you “sent” yourself before you had a thought about it.) Be in the moment. Remember, … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, September 27th, 2019 by Fr. Anthony DeMello in AWARENESS

“When you have enjoyed something intensely, you need very little. It’s like people who are busy planning their vacation; they spend months planning it, and they get to the spot, and they’re all anxious about their reservations for flying back. … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 by Eckhart Tolle in A NEW EARTH

“On the surface the present moment is “what happens.” Since what happens changes continuously, it seems that every day of your life consists of thousands of moments in which different things happen. Time is seen as the endless succession of … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 by Eckhart Tolle in THE POWER OF NOW

“You may have heard the phrase “turn the other cheek,” which a great teacher of enlightenment used 2,000 years ago. He was attempting to convey symbolically the secret of nonresistance and non-reaction. In this statement, as in all his others, … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, August 5th, 2019 by Pete Koerner in THE BELIEF FORMULA

“If you feel resistance, you created it. You have either put your feet down in an attempt to slow the passage of time, or you have turned around in the current, facing the past – from whence ye came – … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, August 2nd, 2019 by Deepak Chopra in THE SEVEN SPIRITUAL LAWS OF SUCCESS

“Intention combined with detachment leads to life-centered, present-moment awareness. And when action is performed in present-moment awareness, it is most effective. Your intent is for the future, but your attention is in the present. As long as your attention is … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, July 31st, 2019 by Richard Carlson, PH.D., in DON’T SWEAT THE SMALL STUFF

“The truth is, if you have destructive mental habits — if you get annoyed and bothered easily, if you feel angry and frustrated a great deal of the time, or if you’re constantly wishing things were different, these identical tendencies … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, February 25th, 2019 by Joan Borysenko, Ph.D. in THE WAYS OF THE MYSTIC

“Two monks were walking at sunrise by the banks of a stream, swollen by the early spring rains. As they rounded a bend, they spied a young woman standing in the middle of the stream, holding up her heavy skirt, … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, February 8th, 2019 by Gloria Wendroff in HEAVENLETTERS

“Something grand is before you. Miniscule is not before you. Miniscule is behind you. That is why you must not keep returning to the past. You will miss the present. You really don’t want to miss the present. The present … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, December 28th, 2018 by Eckhart Tolle in A NEW EARTH

“How to be at peace now? By making peace with the present moment. The present moment is the field on which the game of life happens. It cannot happen anywhere else. Once you have made peace with the present moment, … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, November 30th, 2018 by Louise Hay in YOU CAN HEAL YOUR LIFE

“Blame is one of the surest ways to stay IN a problem. In blaming another, we give away our power. Understanding enables us to rise above the issue and take control of our future. The past cannot be changed. The … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Sunday, October 21st, 2018 by Starr Weldon in LEARNING TO TRUST: THE STAR CHILD AWAKENING, BOOK 1

“We hold ourselves back by hanging on to old issues, grievances, and hurts. Sometimes the person (or persons) we have issues with has changed, but we resent that change because we are busy hanging on to something that hurt or … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Friday, October 19, 2018 by Danielle Rama Hoffman in THE COUNCIL OF LIGHT

Compiler’s Note: I was inspired to share this “fresh” Ponder on This message today  after I came across it in this book last night. “We know that there is always a focus on getting somewhere. You want to move from … Continue reading

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