You cannot get to where you are going until you have learned all there is to learn about where you are.
There are going to be moments today you don't like me. You'll get over it.
You can accept or reject the way you are treated by other people. But until you heal the wounds of your past, you are going to bleed.
You can accept or reject the way you are treated by other people, but until you heal the wounds of your past, you will continue to bleed. You can bandage the bleeding with food, with alcohol, with drugs, with work, with cigarettes, with sex, but eventually, it will all ooze through and stain your life. You must find the strength to open the wounds, stick your hands inside, pull out the core of the pain that is holding you in your past, the memories, and make peace with them.
No matter how painful your past has been, you have made it through.
Life doesn't have to be hard, life is on your side.
Why are you measuring? This is how you block, delay, hinder, obstruct and deny his place in the life as a father.
I am just an ordinary person committed to doing extraordinary things.
Never underestimate the ruthlessness of the ego to keep you in a state of suffering in which you voluntarily participate.
Parents are teachers, guides, leaders, protectors and providers for their children.
One of the ways that people avoid taking responsibility for their role in their own pain is what I call the BPs -- blame and projection.
The way you get more is by having a daily spiritual practice.
If you should encounter angry or unkind actions today, take a deep breath, reach deep within and greet the lack of love with love.
Love is the voice of God whispering to you from within yourself.
Spirituality is not about what you know. It is about growing, deepening, evolving and becoming a living reflection of your spiritual identity.
Embrace the truth. Speak the truth. Be the truth. When we welcome the truth, we live our lives like it's golden.
I surround people in unconditional acceptance and love to such a degree that everything that is unloving about them rises to the surface.
The thing I always tell my audiences all the time is that I'm just two steps ahead of you on a good day. And I might be two steps behind you on a bad day.
Your willingness to look at your darkness is what empowers you to change.
For some reason,we keep forgetting some of our experience. We look back but don't bring the value forward. We bring the anger, the upset. We bring the fear.
Forgiveness is not about the other person or what they did. Forgiveness is for you and about you.
Gratitude is like a magnet; the more grateful you are, the more you will receive to be grateful for.
Until you heal the wounds of your past, you will continue to bleed.
We cannot outperform our level of self-esteem.
Before you find out who you are, you have to figure out who you aren't.
Your divine mate already exists. When you get to the place in yourself that is peaceful divine love, your true mate will be revealed.
Tell the truth about what you are feeling. Tell the truth about what you are thinking. Tell the truth about what you are doing and why.
Nothing is ever as it seems. What looks bad today, can be a blessing tomorrow.
Stop doing. Start being. It begins with a single thought and a simple statement -- I AM.
You don't always have to have something to do. Don't rush. Conserve some of your resources for yourself.
You must be disciplined in thought, word, and deed. Consciously train yourself to do those things that are good for you.
You are powerful. You are unlimited. The genes of the One who created the universe are at the core of your being.
Accept and acknowledge your own brilliance. Stop waiting for others to tell you how great you are! Believe it for yourself.
Accept and acknowledge your own brilliance. Stop waiting for others to tell you how great you are! Believe it for yourself and about yourself.
You cannot fix your children and you cannot plan their lives. You can guide, support, nurture and love them in the best way you can.
Encourage yourself, support yourself, and celebrate every little thing about yourself.
You have moments, days, sometimes weeks when you will doubt yourself. Just know, it is all part of the spiritual process.
It's all there. Everything you need to know. Why you are here, and what you are here to do. It's all right there in your heart.
Use your time, energy and talents to do the best you can right now. Spend no time wishing it were better.
Just for today, be a little child. Know the world is safe. Know that you are loved.
Be aware of how you handle your mind. Be aware of how you treat yourself.
Send yourself a love letter and then take the time to read it to yourself. Express your heartfelt love to yourself.
It is absolutely necessary to flood your mind with positive thoughts about yourself.
Meditation can and will order your thinking and therefore your mind. As we heal the wounded places in our minds, we grow.
Nothing has a hold on your mind that you cannot break free of.
Don't attack your problems. Face them, confess them, understand what they are. That is the process.
No storm, not even the one in your life, can last forever. The storm is just passing over.
We must learn to let things flow just like breath, and life will do the rest.
Gossip is when you have a malice of intent or mindless, third-party conversation to someone about someone, something you haven't said to that someone.
In 2002, my daughter was diagnosed with a rare form of colon cancer. And it was such a shock, a surprise to us.