The most powerful nourishment you can enjoy in this life comes in the form of honest, open, and authentic interactions with other people. If you desire the true spice of life, then develop and practice open-hearted relationships with everyone.
Don’t expect to receive unconditional love from anyone—your expectation will only lead to disappointment. Instead, eliminate conditions from the love you share with others. You’ll be amazed at what comes back to you.
Life Mastery Affirmation: I am appreciative of ideas and opinions that challenge my beliefs, for they help me to recognize and release limits I place on myself.
What greater gift can you give the world than to know and accept and love yourself completely, and to share yourself generously and authentically? Nothing more is ever required of you. All it takes is courage and trust.
If people suggest that you shine too brightly, thank them for the compliment and invite them to raise their vibration. If comments become complaints, offer them sunglasses and chamomile tea. But never dim your light to make them happy.
If you lived your life entirely alone, as if in a cave, you would never know yourself completely. You require relationships of every kind in order to express and experience the fullness of who you really are. Cherish and revere all relationships.
Meaning is nothing more than mental interpretation, invariably filtered through perspectives, beliefs, and conditioning. Everything is what it is, and doesn’t require interpretation. Accept everything, and the need for meaning dissolves.
To-do lists often serve no useful purpose. They become repositories of empty dreams and unfulfilled wishes. They take on a life of their own, while insisting that we keep adding to them. Liberate yourself! Do not become a slave to your to-do list.
Life Mastery Affirmation: I am open to the gain that follows every loss I experience.