Just Flush It

The magic of a toilet is the FLUSH handle. We simply flush, rather than carefully and manually examining the contents of the bowl. It is the same with our past. Once we understand it and feel loved, we don’t need to keep examining it. Just…


In a world fueled by Imitation Love, lying is NECESSARY for the smooth interaction of all. But when people feel unconditionally loved, the need for lying simply evaporates.

Real Courage

When we can experience defeat without being discouraged, we possess real courage.

Our Desperate Need for Love

Years ago we brought home a tiny dachshund puppy, shortly after he had been weaned. There’s no way to know what happened to this small creature in his first weeks of life, but we do know that from the moment we met him, Bubba was a neurotic,…


Real Love is like air and gravity combined. It gives you both the energy and direction you require to move toward the fulfillment you want.

Only Love Banishes Pain

Beliefs forged in a furnace of pain can only distort the soul and produce yet more pain. Only love banishes pain and gives the soul freedom to find truth and joy.  

I Need More Pots

It was obvious that my friend George was allergic to work. Giraffes could have hidden in the grass of his front yard. Outside the back door was a tall pile of garbage bags, because he was too lazy to take the trash fifty feet to the street,…

Putting Out the Fire

As I write this, I'm cruising at 36,000 feet, far out over the Atlantic Ocean--with the assistance of a Boeing 767. An hour ago, a man spilled out of a nearby restroom and fell unconscious in the aisle. This elicited quite an excited response…

Taming of the Alligator--The Power of Unconditional Love in Fear

Recently I was carrying my three-year-old grandson, Jack, through a nature preserve in Florida, where we watched a number of alligators sunning themselves at the edge of the water. At one point a large gator moved in the nearby brush, and Jack…

The Miracle of Real Love in Person

From a participant in a recent seminar: "I have felt alone all my life, no matter how many people were around me. Like nobody understood me or cared about me. Not my friends, or parents, or anybody. I read a bunch of the Real Love books, everything…