Listen

Daily Inspiration: The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak. ~Baruch Spinoza

Today’s Affirmation:  Today I listen to the Universal presence of Love until that is all I hear; and not a word will be spoken.

Today’s Contemplation: The Presence is everywhere yet first it must be found within.  Then freedom and peace will reign in the hearts of humanity.

Discovery

Daily Inspiration: I am on a journey of self-discovery and also of the discovery of the self hidden in everyone and the Power in back of everything. ~Ernest Holmes

Today’s Affirmation:  I realize the Truth in me today and I become witness to the Truth revealed in everyone I meet.

Today’s Contemplation: Until one discovers Love of oneself, the Divine within, one remains blind to the magnificence all around.  Wake up and discover your magnificence.  Wake up and discover the Real world.

Mindfulness

Daily Inspiration: Mindfulness is the aware, balanced acceptance of present experience. It isn’t more complicated than that. ~Sylvia Boorstein

Today’s Affirmation: I accept exactly where I am and choose to be the author of my Joy.

Today’s Contemplation: To be mindful is wonderful. For this is the first step of all creation.

Daily Inspiration: What worries you, masters you. ~John Locke

Today’s Affirmation: God is my Source; and only good comes my way.

Today’s Contemplation: When it comes to worry there are two steps that must be taken to resolve it.  First; one must find faith in some reasonable source that can resolve the issue. Second; once that source has been recognized for its capacity to bring resolution one must turn completely away from the conditions and engage in some activity that moves the heart.

Enjoy

Daily Inspiration: It is right to enjoy life.  It is normal and natural to desire a more abundant life. ~Ernest Holmes

Today’s Affirmation: I choose to stretch into a greater expression of joy today.

Today’s Contemplation: The way to happiness is to let go of concerns.  Of course that can only be done when it is absolutely known that one more capable is taking care of them.  Find that someone, find the one within that is truly greater than you are and fear will be gone, and joy will be yours.

Love

Daily Inspiration: Hatred does not cease through hatred at any time. Hatred ceases through love. This is the eternal rule. ~Buddha

Today’s Affirmation: In every appearance of conflict I remember Love and choose only Love.

Today’s Contemplation: Love is such a wondrously effective tool.  It can eliminate conflict in a heartbeat as if there never was any.  Yet it is a tool that is only effective when used; and the more it is used the more effective and powerful it becomes.

Awaken

Daily Inspiration: We are here to awaken from the illusion of our separateness. ~Thich Nhat Hanh

Today’s Affirmation:  I look beyond the boundaries of the eye into the Oneness of the heart today.

Today’s Contemplation: In order to awaken from the illusion of separateness one must look unwaveringly at Oneness.  See through the illusion by looking always to the common ground. If one looks deeply enough anywhere one will always find that bond of love.

Results

Daily Inspiration: Effort plus motive equals result. ~P. D. Ouspensky

Today’s Affirmation:  I go for my desire and I get big results today.

Today’s Contemplation: One must always put in the energy in order to create the dream.  Whether that is a lifetime of dreaming and imagining, years of schooling or an intense focus of thought and activity the work must be done in order to achieve the outcome.

Enemies

Daily Inspiration: When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you. ~African proverb

Today’s Affirmation:  I have found peace in my heart and today I fall in Love with the Divine that I Am.

Today’s Contemplation: There is only one way to eliminate our enemies; inside or outside. That one way is to discover, within your own heart, Oneness. Until this is realized adversity and conflict will abide in your life.  Embrace your Oneness today.

Kindness

Daily Inspiration: Act with kindness, but do not expect gratitude. ~Confucius

Today’s Affirmation:  Kindness is my nature; effortless and genuine.  I expect no compensation for who I am is what I have in abundance.

Today’s Contemplation: Kindness must be genuine to have any value and if that is so then no amount of gratitude has any value.  Ultimately gratitude is good for the giver and of no particular value to the enlightened receiver.