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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, January 25th, 2016 by Dan Millman in LIVING ON PURPOSE

“Our deeds, both positive and negative, resonate within us and within the world. Those who commit crimes that remain undiscovered or unsolved—and who seem to escape consequences for their actions, cannot escape the Watcher who sees all. For some, this … 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, September 25th, 2015 by Dan Millman in THE LAWS OF SPIRIT

“What you see depends upon where you choose to look, and where you look depends upon what you expect to see: If you believe, for example, that ‘people can’t be trusted,’ you’ll see the world through the filter of this … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, August 5th, 2015 by Dan Millman in EVERYDAY ENLIGHTENMENT

“One of the strangest delusions believed by many of us is that it is good to love other people but bad to love yourself. I suggest that the more you are able to see, love, and accept the one facet … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 by Dan Millman in LIVING ON PURPOSE

“When we think about it – which is most of the problem – life appears complex and busy. This is an illusion. Life is utterly simple and serene, because we can only live one moment at a time. There are … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 by Dan Millman in EVERYDAY ENLIGHTENMENT

“At each and every crossroads you are free to choose the high road – by being kind to others, working hard, finding supportive partners, and following good role models. Or you may choose the low road – by burning your … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, March 30th, 2015 by Dan Millman in LIVING ON PURPOSE

“Many of us fear failure without realizing that we make little mistakes and tiny failures each day, in the process of living and learning. We drop things, we fail to find something we’re looking for, say or do something we … Continue reading

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Best of PONDER on THIS for Friday, January 23rd, 2015 by Dan Millman in EVERYDAY ENLIGHTENMENT

“The moment we recognize the degree to which our difficulties are SELF-IMPOSED, we begin to heal them. We end self-sabotage only by taking responsibility for the choices and actions that created it. Only when we stop blaming our boss or … Continue reading

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Best of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 by Dan Millman in EVERYDAY ENLIGHTENMENT

“Banish the illusion that certain professions are inherently better than others. A job or profession is only better or worse for YOU, depending upon your tastes and values. There are people in every field who are happy with their work … Continue reading

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Best of PONDER on THIS for Friday, January 9th, 2015 by Dan Millman in LIVING ON PURPOSE

“Spirit is not something we get from our work as much as something we bring to It – and it’s less about WHAT we do than HOW we do it. As Martin Luther King Jr. advised, “Whatever your life work … Continue reading

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Best of PONDER on THIS for Friday, January 2nd, 2015 by Dan Millman in EVERYDAY ENLIGHTENMENT

Sorry, forgot to publish this last Thursday night! “The greatest challenge in life, in spiritual practice, or in any field of endeavor is how to turn what we know into what we actually DO. It can take years to consistently … Continue reading

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Best of PONDER on THIS for Friday, December 5th, 2014 by Dan Millman in EVERYDAY ENLIGHTENMENT

“If we never suffered pain or loss – if death did not await us – we might never need to seek a higher understanding, might never wonder about the soul, the hereafter, or the ultimate meaning of life. But life … Continue reading

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Best of PONDER on THIS for Friday, November 28th, 2014 by Dan Millman in LIVING ON PURPOSE

“Because our attention is often distracted, obscured, or lost in thought, we fail to notice many things. That is why the ability to pay attention to what is arising in any given moment – to our actions and their results … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 by Dan Millman in LIVING ON PURPOSE

“Nowhere is it written that decisions are supposed to be easy. Every choice requires a combination of intellect, intuition, and gut instinct. And the more important the decision, the harder it seems. Why? Because perceived importance increases our fear of … Continue reading

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Best of PONDER on THIS for Friday, August 29th, 2014 by Dan Millman in EVERYDAY ENLIGHTENMENT

“When you notice yourself avoiding taking action because you feel nervous or reluctant, that is your moment of truth. What will you do? Anyone who has faced a moment of truth – who has felt the fear and leaped from … Continue reading

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