Mastery of Self

Mastery of Self We possess the ability to assemble our minds to be whatever we will.  We are nearly always in the process of building and enhancing our Self.  Some of us do this unconsciously, and just by living, gradually, bit by bit, we increase our understanding of...

Positive or Negative

Positive or Negative We are either positive or negative, with everyone with whom we meet.  Think for a moment about all the people with whom you meet on any given day. You see your significant other, your children, maybe the neighbor and all of them before you even...

Roots, Patience, and Presence

Roots, Patience, and Presence We have been discussing the benefit of examining the roots in our lives and comparing them to tree roots.  We have talked about the benefit of taking the time to establish a solid foundation for ourselves from which we can operate.  We...

Train Your Perceptions

Train Your Perceptions Marcus Aurelius writes that we should train our perceptions.  He goes on to say, “You have power over your mind – not outside events.  Realize this, and you will find strength.”  –Marcus Aurelius, Meditations.  Even with...