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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, December 7th, 2018 by Don Miguel Ruiz in THE FOUR AGREEMENTS

“Personal importance, or taking things personally, is the maximum expression of selfishness because we make the assumption that everything is about ‘me.’ During the period of our education, or our domestication, we learn to take everything personally. We think we … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 by Don Miguel Ruiz in THE FOUR AGREEMENTS

“The problem with most people is that they lose control of their emotions…When we lose control we say things that we don’t want to say, and do things that we don’t want to do. That is why it is so … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 by Don Miguel Ruiz in THE FOUR AGREEMENTS

“Forgiveness is the only way to heal. We can choose to forgive because we feel compassion for ourselves. We can let go of the resentment and declare, “That’s enough! I will no longer be the big Judge that goes against … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Friday, February 27th, 2015 by Don Miguel Ruiz in THE FOUR AGREEMENTS

“Write this agreement on paper, and put it on your refrigerator to remind you all the time: DON’T TAKE ANYTHING PERSONALLY. As you make the habit of not taking anything personally, you won’t need to place your trust in what … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Thursday, November 27th, 2014 by Don Miguel Ruiz in THE FOUR AGREEMENTS

To all U.S. subscribers to “Ponder on This,” best wishes for a very Happy Thanksgiving holiday. While I feel this passage, a prayer from the author Don Miguel Ruiz, was particularly appropriate on this U.S. holiday, the fact is this … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, September 22nd, 2014 by Don Miguel Ruiz in THE FOUR AGREEMENTS

“The best way to say, “I love you God,” is to live your life doing your best. The best way to say “Thank you, God,” is by letting go of the past and living in the present moment, right here … Continue reading

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PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 by Don Miguel Ruiz in THE FOUR AGREEMENTS

“We have a dysfunctional dream of the planet, and humans are mentally sick with a disease called fear. The symptoms of the disease are all the emotions that make humans suffer: anger, hate, sadness, envy, and betrayal. When the fear … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, February 19th, 2009 by Don Miguel Ruiz in THE FOUR AGREEMENTS

“We have the tendency to make assumptions about everything. The problem with making assumptions – is that we “believe” they are the truth. We could swear they are real. We make assumptions about what others are doing or thinking – … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, January 29th, 2009 by Don Miguel Ruiz, in THE FOUR AGREEMENTS

“How many times do we pay for one mistake? The answer is thousands of times. The human is the only animal on earth that pays a thousand times for the same mistake. The rest of the animals pay once for … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, September 11th, 2008 by Don Miguel Ruiz in THE FOUR AGREEMENTS

“Personal importance, or taking things personally, is the maximum expression of selfishness because we make the assumption that everything is about “me.” During the period of our education, or our domestication, we learn to take everything personally. We think we … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, May 10th, 2007 by Don Miguel Ruiz in THE FOUR AGREEMENTS

“The problem with most people is that they lose control of their emotions…When we lose control we say things that we don’t want to say, and do things that we don’t want to do. That is why it is so … Continue reading

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