Your association, your thoughts, your words, your music, your food, your exercises should all be producing a sattwic condition, a tranquil condition, to calm the mind and nerves.
the ‘I’ never changes. It is eternal, ever clean, ever pure. It is never born, never dies.
You are what you think. You can make yourself by thinking the right thoughts, or you can break yourself by thinking wrong thoughts.
So the great teachers often presented the higher truths through stories—and the stories are very simple. In fact, the truth itself is very simple.
When you do everything for the sake and joy of just doing it, as benefit for the whole world and not for your own personal benefit, you retain your joy.
So, everyone has faith. But faith in what? In something or in somebody? It doesn’t matter who or what it is, as long as you have faith.
“Nobody can cause us difficulty without God’s Will. These people are simply acting as instruments of God. He uses them to give us some experience. It is all for our education and for our benefit. It we think that way, we won’t project a negative vibration towards the people we feel are causing us difficulty…. Read more »
“Know that pleasure and pain come together, they a part of the world.
Your happiness is something that is above pleasure and pain.”
If the pain in our lives is properly understood, it will never frighten us.
We will even welcome it. Saying, ‘come on pain, help me, refine me.