More Helpful Quotes

Q: “How can we stop judging others?

A. Through compassion arises the desire to understand rather than condemn. With understanding we see that people cannot actually help being other than they are at any given moment. People are generally unaware that they are run by programs inherent in society…”

From The Eye of the I p. 247-248

On this planet are examples of the most savage, degenerate, and cruel acts. Also in mankind are the highest levels of life as represented by the saints, or even those who are enlightened. Thus, between the two extremes, innumerable choices are possible, plus the appearance of ‘time’, during which error and correction have room for the potentiality to be experienced.

… In such a realm, the spirit is free to work out its own fate through decisions and options. The growing soul consistently learns to surrender poor choices and choose wiser ones. The choices are made repeatedly and the lessons are learned until the more mature spirit reaches the certainty that it is going in the right direction.

From I: Reality and Subjectivity p. 396

Love is misunderstood to be an emotion; actually, it is a state of awareness, a way of being in the world, a way of seeing oneself and others. … The desire to make others happy overrides selfishness. The more we give love, the greater our capacity to do so. It is a good beginning practice to merely mentally wish others well in the course of the day. Love blossoms into lovingness which becomes progressively more intense, nonselective, and joyful.

From The Eye of the I p. 253

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