How to see through the time-travelling ego

If I say, ‘time doesn’t really exist,’ you might think I’ve gone mad. After all, it’s very obvious that time exists. We all believe in past, present and future. We have clocks to mark the unstoppable passage of time. We watch the seasons change, watch our children grow, watch each new year arrive in a […]

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Quietening the Ego

Ego causes us so much suffering and exhaustion. And yet, it is nothing more than a repeated pattern of circular habitual thinking, which we use to fixate our beliefs, perceptions and image of ourselves. Even more simply described, ego is resistance… whenever we feel resistance – that’s ego in action. Whenever we feel suffering – […]

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The cause of all suffering

If we take any difficult situation in our lives, and ask ourselves why that situation is making us suffer, we come down to one fundamental truth – our suffering is caused by our resistance to what is happening – to other people’s behaviour, to events and situations, to what we have lost or lack, to […]

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The illusion of ‘transcending the ego’

In order to fully awaken, it may seem that our identity and all our beliefs – the false ‘self’ – has to die. We believe that our ego is the only thing standing between us and enlightenment, so we diligently attempt to ‘get rid’ of it. But, the ego doesn’t have to be removed, transcended, […]

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Spirituality and money

‘Should we charge money for spiritual services?’ Perhaps this is the wrong question. Perhaps we can ask, ‘What do my beliefs about money and spirituality tell me about myself, and how can I use this to heal?’ Any belief about money and spirituality is a conditioned belief, and it comes from a misinterpretation of what […]

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How are you giving away your power?

What does it mean, to ‘own your power’? To meet life head-on, without a shred of resistance, fiercely meeting the truth of each moment as it arises… is to own your power. To recognize that all of life arises from within you, and everything that arises is to be embraced with loving compassion… is to […]

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I love you, Ego

I see you, Ego. I see right through you. I hear you whispering lies inside my mind. I feel you stirring up emotions inside me. I see your dirty tricks, your manipulations, your cunning plots of deceit. You are the conjuror of illusions, the ultimate master of fear. You spin a thousand destructive stories about […]

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