The Truth About A Partial Truth

A partial truth isn’t a true at all. It’s a lie. The mind hooks us with a thin sliver of truth (usually a negative or distorted perception) about anything in life and asks us to believe that this small truth is the whole truth. For example, since childhood I’ve had a tendency to lose things. My ego hooks me with this small truth about myself with the intention of creating a negative feeling. It tries to convince me that the whole truth about me is contained in this one trait. By penning the story: I’m a person who loses things and that’s a bad thing and therefore I’m an inadequate person, it leaves out the rest of the story. The whole truth about my character is that it includes many other positive qualities rounding out the entirety of who I am. [Read more...]

The Truth About Thoughts

The simple truth about living with a human mind is that if you believe your stressful thoughts, the ones that come from the egoic mind, you will suffer. Yet, ignoring thoughts is easier said than done because we are programmed from birth to pay attention to and believe our thoughts. A stressful thought or a romantic thought about food pops into your head and faster than the speed of light, the mind produces reams of proof supporting the illusion about food or the painful distillation of life. [Read more...]