A trouble shared is a trouble halved.
Never do things by halves.
It is easy to halve the potato where there is love.
Friendship doubles joy and halves grief.
To halve the number of times that other people hurt you: halve the number of expectations that you have from other people.
Life is all about practicing for heaven." p 101.
The ego hates losing – even to God.
Sin happens whenever we refuse to keep growing.
Those who are not true leaders will just affirm people at their own immature level.
Often it takes outer authority to send us on the path to our own inner authority.
Most people confuse their life situation with their actual life, which is an underlying flow beneath the everyday events.
Denial of our pattern of failure seems to be a kind of practical atheism or chosen ignorance among many believers and clergy.
Self-help courses will only help you if they teach you to pay attention to life itself.
People who know how to creatively break the rules also know why the rules were there in the first place.
We are usually on bended knee before laws or angrily reacting against them, both immature responses.
It is no surprise that the first and always unwelcome message of male initiation rites is LIFE – IS – HARD.
Change is not what we expect from religious people. They tend to love the past more than the present or the future.
The shape of evil is much more superficiality and blindness than the usual list of hot sins. God hides, and is found, precisely in the depths of everything.
God seems to be about turning our loves around and using them toward the great love that is their true object.
In the second half of life, people have less power to infatuate you. But they also have much less power to control you or hurt you.
I would wonder if you could be a hero or heroine if you did not live in deep time, that is, Past, present, and future all at once.