Near-Death Experience

For decades now, people have described "near-death experiences (NDEs)," where they have physically died–no breathing or heartbeat. But then they returned to life after a period of several minutes. During that time, they were consciously aware…
Fear is Irrational

The Complete Insanity of Fear

I've been having lower back pain for more than a year, and I didn't see a doctor because I have an admittedly foolish tendency to hope that physical symptoms will just go away–as most do. Finally, though, I noticed that my left big toe…

Eliminate Our Fears

When we finally eliminate our fears, we begin to discover who we are and what we can freely choose.

Feeling Loved Enough

Once you feel loved enough to eliminate fear, you will learn who you are, and then what you need to do next becomes increasingly clear.

The Thrill of True Freedom

Experience the thrill of true freedom today by reading Real Love and Freedom for the Soul here.  

Eliminate Fears

People everywhere wonder “who they really are.” When we’re afraid, that’s ALL we are: afraid and reacting to fear. When we finally eliminate our fears, we begin to discover who we are and what we can freely choose.

Fear is Learned

A few days ago I was talking with a young lady, Zoe, who works in a large bookstore. She works in the children’s section, where on the ceiling there was a rotating light fixture whose colors and movement were intended to draw the attention…
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When We're Afraid, We Lose the Ability to Choose (Video Clip)

When we’re afraid, we are captives and lost. Only as we lose our fear can we make true choices.

The Language We Use

Marcus called to talk to me about a conversation he needed to have with his boss. Marcus was a people pleaser who was afraid to disappoint anyone, so he tended to accept every job that was given to him, even when he was already overwhelmed.…

Those Voices

Sara spoke to me on Skype and said, “I’m so anxious. When I was with you, I felt so loved, but I just lost it. When I wake up, the fear just comes over me. It overwhelms me. Then I feel depressed.” “Whoa,” I said. She looked…


I have climbed many a mountain slope. Nothing like the cliffs of El Capitan, but still mountains requiring exertion and skill. In the process I have learned that few steps are absolutely certain. Sometimes the only way to find out the stability…

Stop the Boulder

Temple Grandin is a world-renowned expert, writer, and speaker on the subjects of autism and animal management. Her expertise in autism is—almost beyond belief—derived from her own autism. I heartily recommend watching the move bearing her…


On many occasions I have spoken about the process of how telling the truth about ourselves creates opportunities for us to feel genuinely seen, accepted, and loved by others. This can be summarized by the linear diagram Truth ➝ Seen ➝ Accepted…
Love and Goodness - Real Love Blog

Love and Goodness

Love and goodness are the natural states of the universe. And THAT is why fear is so distracting, because it disturbs the natural condition so dramatically.
Link by Link - Real Love Blog

Link by Link

We are born free, but then—link by link—we are chained by fear, loneliness, and anger.

Face Our Fears

We must face our fears. If we turn and run, they will pursue us and bite us from behind.

Using and Losing Our Gifts

Imagine that I tell you that a million dollars in gold coins is buried in a spot less than a mile from here, and I’m about to tell you exactly where it is. If you dig it up, it’s yours—a gift. Exciting, yes? But then—just as I’m…