Category: Spilling the Script

Mining our Thoughts to find Undermining Patterns

Reading Time: 5 minutes

DISCOVERING MISTAKEN CONCLUSIONS, called IMAGES All experiences begin with thoughts, because in thought lies intent. Thoughts and beliefs create feelings, which lead to attitudes and behaviors, and this is what results in life circumstances. So in making changes, we always have to begin with our thoughts. The problem lies in our not actually knowing what we really think and believe;…


A Lid of Shame Covers a Pot of Faults

Reading Time: 6 minutes

When we begin to look more closely at ourselves, we may start to see some things that aren’t so pretty. We might even start to believe that the real problem here, folks, is all this poking around. No, our difficulties are not caused by self-inquiry. They result from our unresolved pains that hide in our areas of blindness. So if…


Beyond the Double Doors of Duality

Reading Time: 4 minutes

There’s a meme floating around that says, ‘If it doesn’t hurt, it’s not love.’ Oy vey. The thing is, this is so totally true. But then what happened to ‘there is only one power in the universe—love?’ Can both be true? Indeed, living in this land of duality can make us cross-eyed. Perhaps it will help if we understand how…


Let Go, My Ego

Reading Time: 9 minutes

On the level of the human personality, it is clear we are not all of one mind. Truth is, we’re divided even within ourselves. And this fragmentation is the reason we are here. The mission for each of us is to heal our destructive tendencies and bring ourselves into harmony by becoming whole again. Simply put, we’re to get our…


How Does Fear Fry our System?

Reading Time: 2 minutes

Perhaps we’ve heard this notion that, actually, we need our fear. While it’s true we need to be able to stand up for ourselves—even defend ourselves, when necessary—we don’t need to be in fear to do this. More to the point, it’s our fear that prevents us from doing this effectively. Fear is that feeling in our gut that tells…