As we release the
for power, success
and recognition, we learn to take up each action for the sake of the action
alone, letting go of the need or attachment to a particular outcome.
conflict resolution, it is extremely important to do everything possible to
bring about healing of the situation and then let go of a desired outcome.
Our mission is to be a spontaneous channel for the outpouring of
love with no self
reference or need for self-recognition. Purifying our motives require a
constant watching of all desires and hidden agendas that cross our mental
horizons. It is endeavoring to take an action while at the same time,
letting go of our desire for a specific result. Pride may be the outcome
where there is desire for achievement or an attachment for the results of
our actions. Pride breeds separation and is a hindrance to our sense of
oneness with all humanity.
Cultivate Contentment and Serenity
Cultivate contentment and serenity to develop the spirit of non-attachment
as the witness or onlooker who sees all people and happenings through the
light of universal love.
Contentment is not a state
of repression but a state of serenity that transforms the negative into the
recognizing that every thought we have is contagious and the time is coming
when every thought will become public property. Therefore, our inner
contentment radiates and creates an atmosphere of serenity and peace.
Contentment and serenity is the deep calm devoid of emotional disturbances.
Contentment is "seamless" where we are the in all life's situations of
conflict, but we can help
conflict situations by contributing our own calmness, serenity, peace of
mind and compassion. Contentment and Serenity are the way of the "Peaceful
Develop equanimity in all situations.
Do not try to get rid of
life's difficulties, but be thankful that they are there to smooth the
ragged edges of the personality and to teach
for others. Find a point of peace within you in the midst of any or all
Achieve equanimity both in praise and blame,
where public opinion has no hold over your mind or
the Lives & Writings of Inspirational Role Models
inspired by the
lives of historical figures living and non-living, who have incorporated the
principles of non-violence, love, compassion and forgiveness into their
daily lives. Contemplate their lives and remember them during life's
difficulties and the "dark nights of the soul". Hold the remembrance of
those who have shed light on the darkened corners of mind and heart in
life's most difficult hours.
Remember God or "Higher Self"
Remember God or "Higher Self" in all life's actions and interactions.
beliefs and non-beliefs, when confronting conflict situations within
your life or within the lives of others, it is very important to develop
growing sensitivity to hearing the inner voice that leads to the defenseless
endeavor to dwell in the
Higher Self. Holding the
"remembrance" is the perfect steadiness of inner poise which holds to the
vision yet does the outer work on the physical plane. It is doing the work
of the world with one hand while holding the remembrance of God or the
Higher Self with the other.
When the sage climbs the heights of
follows the path of work; but when he reaches the heights of Yoga,
he is in the land of peace.