What does “being completely honest” mean? What is truth? Honesty, for yourself, is to say and do what feels true to you. If you feel sad, to express that, or not try to hide it behind a smile, is honest. To be honest, is to live what feels true for you, to live in alignment with your beliefs and values. If you believe you are … Continue reading What is truth and honesty?
The only thing you can do is to accept the pain. When you resist the pain you are creating more pain. If you can accept that it is there, that it might be there for a while, it will help ease the resistance that is creating the pain in the first place. The resistance might be resistance to something that is happening, or simply old … Continue reading Perception of pain
Picture that who you really are is someone sitting on the sofa, watching a movie. The movie is your life, your reality, and the main character is the role you play in this life, who you believe you are. So the real you is the observer. What you’re sensing is that it’s someone far far behind, it’s someone back in the shades. You’re sensing that, … Continue reading The distance between who we are now, and who we really are
Q: My grandson is misbehaving, and his mother does not know how to handle him. How do I deal with this? Laurel’s answer: So you would like your grandson to change and be more like you want him to be? That he should change so life gets easier for you and his mother? You believe he needs to limit himself in order to not upset … Continue reading Kids who won’t be controlled
TRANSCRIPTED FROM LAUREL’S GROUP SESSION Isabelle: Is that why you say fear is nonexistent? LAUREL: Fear is part of love. Fear is a nuance of love. Everything that exists is love. So fear is a nuance of love, just like acceptance is a nuance of love. Hatred is a nuance of love. It is two ends of the same stick. It’s unwanted and wanted. Unwanted … Continue reading Potentiality explained, and the wanted with unwanted
Q: We often hear the importance of love and acceptance. Some spiritual leaders say that love simply means acceptance….like you don’t love your post person…you accept them. So why the two terms then? In your opinions what is the difference between love and acceptance and when do we use “Love” and when do we use “acceptance.” A: Love is all that is, so all energy … Continue reading What is the difference between love and acceptance?
You believe you are not good enough. You believe you should be different. You believe that what you can do and can’t do (well enough) means something about who you are. You believe that how you perform in certain activities means something about who you ARE. You believe that how you perform in certain activities means something about how worthy you are of love. You … Continue reading You are not who you think you are