Series: Pearls

PEARLS: A Mind-Opening Collection of 17 Fresh Spiritual Teachings

In this classic, practical collection, Jill Loree strings together timeless spiritual teachings, each carefully polished with a light touch. Topics include: Privacy & Secrecy • The Lord’s Prayer • Political Systems • The Superstition of Pessimism • Preparing to Reincarnate • Our Relationship to Time • Grace & Deficit • The Power of Words • Perfectionism • Authority • Order • Positive Thinking • Three Faces of Evil • Meditation for Three Voices • The Spiritual Meaning of Crisis • Leadership • Letting Go & Letting God. Learn more

Unwinding Humanity’s Relationship with Time

Unwinding Humanity’s Relationship with Time
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Imagine we live in a great big house that has one room we don’t use, so it becomes a room for storage. We push a few things into it helter-skelter and if we had to tidy it up at that point, it wouldn’t take too long. Imagine over time we let things pile up until that room’s filled to the…

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Basking in Grace & Not Building on Deficit

Basking in Grace & Not Building on Deficit
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All religious scriptures of any kind teach the law of giving and receiving, but often it is slightly misunderstood so we put it aside. We think it’s a sanctimonious edict that an arbitrary authority issues forth, demanding we do something so that rewards will possibly be given in return. It’s like a form of bargaining. Of course we resist this—it…

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Articulating the Power of the Word

Articulating the Power of the Word
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Words are the blueprint necessary for building any structure…Nothing in creation can exist unless a word has been spoken, known, held, believed in and committed to… Holy Scripture starts by postulating that in the beginning was—or actually is—the word. The word is eternal; it will always be. It is from God’s spoken word that all creation came into being, including…

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Why Flubbing on Perfection is the Way to Find Joy

Why Flubbing on Perfection is the Way to Find Joy
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Whether we realize it or not, we associate a joyful life with a perfect one. We can’t enjoy life if we’re not perfect—or so we think—nor can we enjoy our neighbors or our lovers or our situation in life. So let’s pause right here because this is one of humanity’s biggest bonehead beliefs…Essentially, we demand perfection, and that’s just not…

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Two Rebellious Reactions to Authority

Two Rebellious Reactions to Authority
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We face our first conflict with authority at a very young age. Parents, siblings, relatives and later teachers all represent authority whose job is seemingly to say No…So there’s a barrier between the child and the adult in authority…On one hand, the child wants the parent’s love, and on the other, the child rebels against being restricted…Authority, then, is the…

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