When we do not recognize our thoughts as thoughts, our unconscious mental patterns predominate and rule our behavior. When we are unco
If we are seeking the real, the real is also seeking us. If we want to know the truth, the truth wants to know us. If we want to e
A client of mine told me the real reason he goes fly-fishing in the Sierras. He didn't particularly care for fishing, but he said it wa
Does anyone know what the ego is? Whatever is said about the ego becomes food for itself. The ego is self-justifying to the bitter e
The Root of Fear ;There is a difference between the concept of fear and th
The image of ourself, the "I"-thought, does not want to die. It wants to stay around and enjoy its own drama. If the "I-thought" sme
Love is never absent from our lives. We do not have to find it. We are it. The problem is not that we don't know how to love, or whom t
Awareness can't be explained. It is neither an object nor an experience. It is that consciousness which pervades every atom in the un
We have been told many things about anger and what to do about it, but do we know what it is, not by definition and explanation, but through seeing it as it comes into being? We can't deal effectively with anger, because anger is just a word. Anger...
Why do we meditate? We meditate to show our mind the place from which it comes. We do this as often as we can. We do this every day, for weeks and months and years. We meditate until our mind relaxes and spontaneously releases its contents. When...