Category Archives: Taking Responsibility

BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, January 6th, 2023 by Gary Spinell in IT WAS YOU, ALL ALONG

“Many people make no attempt to move forward, thinking, “But what if I try and fail?” or “What if I try and end up losing everything?” Remember, you create it all of it. When you believe you have the power … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, November 16th, 2022 by Jeff Maziarek in SPIRITUALITY SIMPLIFIED

“The decision to take responsibility for discovering your inner “truth” requires that you embark on a quest to develop your own spiritual philosophy. This does not automatically mean you must completely discard your traditional religious beliefs, but it does require … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, October 19th, 2022 by Jeff Maziarek in SPIRITUALITY SIMPLIFIED

“Adopting the mindset that you do indeed cause/create all of the circumstances you experience in life, even if you don’t recall doing so consciously, opens the door to the potential for greater joy by removing you from the backwards-focused paralysis … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, June 16th, 2022 by Richard Rohr in SIMPLICITY

“God calls all of you to take the path of the inner truth – and that means taking responsibility for EVERYTHING that’s in you: for what pleases you and for what you’re ashamed of, for the rich person inside you … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, April 21st, 2022 from A COURSE IN MIRACLES

“This is the only thing that you need do for vision, happiness, release from pain and the complete escape from sin, all to be given you. Say only this, but mean it with no reservations, for here the power of … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Monday, March 28th, 2022 by Deepak Chopra in THE SEVEN SPIRITUAL LAWS OF SUCCESS

“When you feel frustrated or upset by a person or situation, remember that you are not reacting to the person or situation, but to your feelings about the person or situation. These are YOUR feelings, and your feelings are not … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, December 22nd, 2021 by Shakti Gawain in LIVING IN THE LIGHT

“If there are problems in your life, that’s the universe trying to get your attention. It’s saying, “Hey, there’s something you need to be aware of, something that needs to be changed here!” If you pay attention to the small … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, December 1st, 2021 by Cherie Carter-Scott, Ph.D. in IF LIFE IS A GAME THESE ARE THE RULES

“Your time here on Earth is brief. Time passes and things change. You have options and choices in which to make your wishes, dreams, and goals become reality. When you ask yourself, “Why am I here?” or “Why is this … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, November 26th, 2021 by Dan Millman in WAY OF THE PEACEFUL WARRIOR

“It is better for you to take responsibility for your life as it is, instead of blaming others or circumstances for your predicament. As your eyes open, you’ll see that your state of health, happiness, and every circumstance of your … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, May 21st, 2021 by Fr. Anthony DeMello in AWARENESS

“Get in touch with yourself for a few seconds, become aware of your presence wherever you may be, and become aware of the kind of thoughts that are going on within you. Now, think of somebody you’re living with or … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, January 13th, 2021 by Dr. Joseph Murphy in THE POWER OF YOUR SUBCONSCIOUS MIND

“What the other person says or does cannot really annoy or irritate you except you permit him to disturb you. The only way he can annoy you is through your own thought. For example, if you get angry, you have … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Wednesday, November 25th, 2020 by Fr. Anthony DeMello in AWARENESS

“Do you think you help people because you are in love with them? Well, I’ve got news for you. You are never in love with anyone. You’re only in love with your prejudiced and hopeful idea of that person. Take … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Friday, November 6th, 2020 by Karol K. Truman in FEELINGS BURIED ALIVE NEVER DIE

“It has been said that when we lift ourselves we lift 30,000 other people with us. When we think of the far reaching effects ONE life can have, as evidenced in the famous movie with Jimmy Stewart, It’s a Wonderful … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, October 22nd, 2020 by Jeff Maziarek in SPIRITUALITY SIMPLIFIED

“The past only has an impact on the present when you continue to waste your powerful thought and feeling energies on something that no longer exists at all, other than in your own mind. Whatever it was that happened is … Continue reading

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BEST of PONDER on THIS for Thursday, October 8th, 2020 by Don Miguel and Don Jose Ruiz in THE FIFTH AGREEMENT

“Many masters have said that every mind is a world, and it’s true. The world we think we see outside of us is actually inside of us. It’s just images in our imagination. It’s a dream. We are dreaming constantly, … Continue reading

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