Category Archives: Attachment

BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, January 18th, 2023 by Jeff Maziarek in SPIRITUALITY SIMPLIFIED

“An attachment to maintaining or improving one’s physical appearance will always lead to anxiety and disappointment, for the simple reason that the human body is constantly in a state of change. Despite this obvious fact, each year millions of people … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, January 3rd, 2023 by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer in YOUR SACRED SELF

“To understand the concept of surrendering, you will not be able to rely on your ego. Ego never wants you to even consider surrendering. It would much rather you hang on to the belief that you must strive and cling … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, December 23rd, 2022 by Daniel Ryan in HEALING FROM HEAVEN

“One definition of attachment is holding onto a fixed idea of how something is supposed to be. This ultimately catapults you into the past as your mind attempts to categorize and relate to it from a previous experience. This will … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, December 8th, 2022 by Deepak Chopra in THE SEVEN SPIRITUAL LAWS OF SUCCESS

“The search for security is an illusion. In ancient wisdom traditions, the solution to this whole dilemma lies in the wisdom of insecurity, or the wisdom of uncertainty. This means that the search for security and certainty is actually an … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, November 14th, 2022 by Fr. Anthony DeMello in AWARENESS

“Take a look at the world and see the unhappiness around you and in you. Do you know what causes this unhappiness? You will probably say loneliness or oppression or war or hatred or atheism. And you will be wrong. … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, November 8th, 2022 by Gary Spinell in BEYOND INTENT

Please Note: For some unbeknownst reason, when the email delivery firm Feedblitz sent the “Ponder on This” message for Monday, November 7, it was missing the first paragraph of the post. I’ve never seen that error before and brought it … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, September 21st, 2022 by Arnold Patent in YOU CAN HAVE IT ALL

“One of the ways we interfere with the free flow of energy is holding on to what we already have. We hold on to money or other things of material value. We hold on to people that we have a … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, September 12th, 2022 by Fr. Anthony DeMello in THE WAY TO LOVE

“Do you want a way to measure the degree of your rigidity and your deadness? Observe the amount of pain you experience when you lose a cherished idea or person or thing. The pain and the grief betray your clinging, … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, July 13th, 2022 by Stuart Wilde in INFINITE SELF

“The more you defend your stuff through the emotion of “mine,” the more lack you’ll have, and the more you cut yourself off from the Infinite Self within. People equate security with owning things. The things you own are, for … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, March 31st, 2022 by Caroline Myss in ANATOMY OF THE SPIRIT

“We are simultaneously matter and spirit. In order to understand ourselves and be healthy in both body and spirit, we have to understand how matter and spirit interact, what draws the spirit or life-force out of our bodies, and how … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, December 23rd, 2021 by Anthony DeMello S.J. in AWARENESS

“So why do I fall in love with a person really? Why is it that I fall in love with one kind of person and not another? Because I’m conditioned. I’ve got an image, subconsciously, that this particular type of … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, August 26th, 2021 by Sanaya Roman in SPIRITUAL GROWTH, BEING YOUR HIGHER SELF

“Trust that what other people do will in some way be for your higher good, even if you don’t understand why. No matter what happens, tell yourself the universe is perfect, and everything that happens is perfect. If something you … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, June 30th, 2021 by Fr. Anthony DeMello in THE WAY TO LOVE

“If you want to know what it means to be happy, look at a flower, a bird, a child; they are perfect images of the kingdom. For they live from moment to moment in the eternal now with no past … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, June 8th, 2021 by Fr. Anthony De Mello in ANTHONY DE MELLO: WRITINGS

“If you want to reform your heart, you must give serious, prolonged thought to four liberating truths. But first choose some attachment that troubles you, something that you are clinging to, or something that you dread, or something you are … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, April 1, 2021 by Jeff Maziarek in SPIRITUALITY SIMPLIFIED

“It takes considerable energy to cling to things, and equally as important: by being attached we serve to limit the flow of universal energy into our lives. In that regard, consider this insightful and very amusing quotation from Stuart Wilde: … Continue reading

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