Category Archives: Witnessing

BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 by Eckhart Tolle in THE POWER OF NOW

“Be present as the watcher of your mind—of your thoughts and emotions as well as you reactions in various situations. Be at least as interested in your reactions as in the situation or person that causes you to react. Notice … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, March 31st, 2017 by Fr. Anthony DeMello in AWARENESS

“Pleasant experiences make life delightful. Painful experiences lead to growth. Pleasant experiences make life delightful, but they don’t lead to growth in themselves. What leads to growth is painful experiences. Suffering points up an area in you where you have … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 by Paul Ferrini in THE ECSTATIC MOMENT

“The first act of spiritual practice is simply “awareness.” Tune into thoughts and feelings. Observe. Witness. Get to know the content of consciousness: our fears, assumptions/beliefs, and emotional reactions. The first act is to turn out attention away from the … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, September 2nd, 2016 by Stuart Wilde in THE FORCE

“How often have you begun a project only to have a well-wisher take the tools from your hands, and you wind up with a gate painted green when, in fact, you only wanted to change the hinge? That frustration is … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, April 5th, 2016 by Stuart Wilde in SIXTH SENSE

“Generally speaking, a person can’t really become a noticer of life until he or she stops being obsessed with self. Our modern societies train people to become unreasonably self-indulgent and self-centered. Now it’s good to look after yourself and honor … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 by Stuart Wilde in INFINITE SELF

“I’ve also taken time out each day to review the day. This process comes from the Hindu tradition and is usually done at night. It involves reviewing the day’s events, in the mind’s eye, running backwards through the day from … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, October 23rd, 2015 by Fr. Anthony DeMello in THE WAY TO LOVE

“Look at everything that you think and feel and say and do that you do not like in yourself. Your negative emotions, your defects, your handicaps, your errors, your attachments and neuroses and hang-ups and yes, even your sins. Can … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, October 22nd, 2015 by Eckhart Tolle in A NEW EARTH

“Whenever you are in a negative state, there is something in you that wants the negativity, that perceives it as pleasurable, or that believes it will get you what you want. Otherwise, who would want to hang on to negativity, … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, July 30th, 2015 by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer in YOUR SACRED SELF

“You have the choice to take on the witness posture in terms of how you view everything going on around you. This includes evens in your neighborhood as well as globally significant events. As the witness, you are refusing to … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, April 30th, 2015 by Wayne W. Dyer in WISDOM OF THE AGES

“Contemplate your physical self and all its possessions, and practice laughing peacefully at it all. Time has only leased them to you. As you read the poetry of the greats who preceded you here, this theme will crop up repeatedly. … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, April 16th, 2015 by Shakti Gawain in LIVING IN THE LIGHT

“The spirit always tends toward expansiveness, depth, greater energy, and aliveness. The form (ego/personality) always tends toward what it perceives to be safety, security, and the status quo, which is usually a deadening experience. If you are able to observe … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, March 12th, 2015 by Eliza Mada Dalian in IN SEARCH OF THE MIRACULOUS

“Observation with self-awareness is like a torch that illuminates the unconscious darkness both inside and outside and transforms it into conscious light. To see the world with self-awareness means to stand apart from whatever you are observing instead of being … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, February 26th, 2015 by Wayne W. Dyer in MANIFEST YOUR DESTINY

“Contemplate the energy that is your life force. Forget about your body and your thoughts, and focus attention on the invisible life force that sustains your very being, which is also known as chi or prana. See if you can … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 by James Redfield in THE CELESTINE PROPHECY

“We all have many more thoughts than we realize. To recognize them we must take an observer position. When a thought comes, we must ask why? Why did this particular thought come now? How does it relate to my life … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, November 3rd, 2014 by Louise Hay in YOU CAN HEAL YOUR LIFE

“Stop for a moment and catch your thought. What are you thinking right now? If it is true that thoughts shape your life, would you want what you were thinking right now to become true for you? If it’s a … Continue reading

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