How Can I Help Those Who Are Suffering?

You ask how you can help those who are suffering. The answer requires you to turn away from the problem just for a moment. This act of closing your eyes to the distress is not an act of denial or disregard for others. It is part of the helpfulness you can offer to a suffering world. When you close your eyes, you immediately become aware of your own internal world. Why is this necessary? Because the help you desire to give, originates from deep inside you. If you do not go within, how can you hope to offer help without […]

Accept the Gifts Given to You Now

You wait for things to appear that are your destiny. Yet, what is happening in the future is not yet in your present. You look at the present and do not see contained within it, the future. So, you look ahead for what is yet to come, missing what is given to you now. What gifts are in the present moment? Do you overlook them because they are not what you imagined they would be? Are your expectations of the form in which they would appear, preventing you from recognizing them as gifts given to you now? At times it […]