Category Archives: Surrender

BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, October 18th, 2021 by Matthew Fox in CHRISTIAN MYSTICS

“Life is a series of letting-go moments: from when we leave the womb – letting to of nine months in our mother’s belly – to the hour of our death and our final leave-taking. Every new beginning involves a letting … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, October 7th, 2021 by Paramhansa Yogananda

“I once saw a cartoon drawing of a dog hitched to a small, but well laden cart. The dog’s owner had found an ingenious method for getting it to pull the cart for him. A long pole, tied to the … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, September 16th, 2021 by Stuart Wilde in WHISPERING WINDS OF CHANGE

“Matterism comes from seriousness and importance. How you catch matterism is by having too many things that matter. What matters is that you allow your heart – not your ego – to rule your life. Then very little matters because … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, August 16th, 2021 by Henry David Thoreau in WALDEN

“A single gentle rain makes the grass many shades greener. So our prospects brighten on the influx of better thoughts. We should be blessed if we lived in the present always, and took advantage of every accident that befell us, … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, August 10th, 2021 by Megan Don in MEDITATIONS WITH TERESA OF AVILA

“We are called to the ever-present and ongoing journey of surrendering ourselves to the divine will. Through this continual act of surrender we come to find our essential nature and thus our true freedom. Even though at times we may … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, July 20th, 2021 by Todd Rundgren in NO WORLD ORDER

“Mankind’s struggling hard to see the light, to hear the voice of the Spirit in the night, to lay down this heavy burden and pick up the soul power, and build a heaven on earth, hour by hour by hour. … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, February 22nd, 2021 by Alan Cohen in DARE TO BE YOURSELF

“Sometimes the greatest gift we can bestow on a friend is to let them go. When the universe is calling for them to move to the next stage of their good, we empower them most meaningfully by supporting them in … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, January 28th, 2021 by Fr. Anthony DeMello in AWARENESS

“It is not from lack of religion in the ordinary sense of the word that the world is suffering, it is from lack of love, lack of awareness. And love is generated through awareness and through no other way, no … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, December 9th, 2020 by Richard Carlson in DON’T SWEAT THE SMALL STUFF

“One of the mistakes many of us make is that we feel sorry for ourselves, or for others, thinking that life should be fair, or that someday it will be. It’s not and it won’t. When we make this mistake … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, November 19th, 2020 by Daphne Rose Kingma in THE TEN THINGS TO DO WHEN YOUR LIFE FALLS APART

“When your life is falling apart, there’s always the impulse to hold on: to him, to her, to it; to the way it was, to how you wanted it to be, to how you want it now. But in order … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, July 27th, 2020 by Pete Koerner in THE BELIEF FORMULA

“Prayers for something to happen someday in the future will happen some day in the future; unfortunately for you, you will never be in the future. It is critical that you visualize the realization of your desire – the answer … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, June 26th, 2020 by John St. Augustine in EVERY MOMENT MATTERS

“There will always be periods when it seems as if you are getting nowhere, and life’s a bore. Yet you find that by putting one foot in front of the other, not letting someone else fill your pack, and having … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, June 22nd, 2020 by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer in YOUR SACRED SELF

“Having goals is a way of abandoning now in favor of a plan for some future now. The absence of a lot of specific goals helps cultivate you awareness that you are not alone on this journey. You begin to … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, February 25th, 2020 by Pete Koerner in THE BELIEF FORMULA

“For humans, un-conflicted behavior is quite rare, but very illuminating. Fear is a contractive energy that keeps us from venturing too far outside our comfort zone and keeps un-conflicted behavior at bay. By surrendering this fear, we can see what … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Tuesday, February 11th, 2020 by Pete Koerner in THE BELIEF FORMULA

“Let things you have asked for unfold for you. You have already created them with your desire and ensured their arrival with your belief; you need only allow what comes naturally without resisting. Most people get into trouble here because … Continue reading

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