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Truth changes lives.

Rebirth

Every day I talk with people whose lives are riddled with fear and behaviors that make love impossible – either to give or receive. Almost invariably, they describe the actions of other people – or sometimes situations – that have CAUSED…
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What Is Really True?

Michelle called me in a snit about a conflict in her marriage with Rob. She'd worked herself into quite a frenzy, and after a couple of minutes I said, "You're very afraid." "I'm angry," she said. "Oh, I can hear that, but your anger is…

Hallowed Truths

It is from our more harrowing experiences that we learn the most hallowed truths.

Why Do People Not Like the Truth About Myself?

Karen wrote to me: “The other day on Facebook I posted this: ‘I locked my keys in the car at work, and by the time I got back to the car, finding help was difficult. I hadn’t left a key with people who could have brought me one, and I…
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The Truth About the Truth

Truth is never harsh or ugly, only useful or disregarded.
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What Does It Mean to Tell MY Truth? (VIDEO CLIP)

People often talk about telling “my truth,” but that phrase is misleading. What we need to learn to do is tell THE truth about ourselves and life. https://youtu.be/Ctklx_ZuPvc
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The Loud Voices

When I met Andrea, she was deep in a pit of unhappiness: alone, feeling worthless, unhappy in her marriage, and short-tempered and frustrated as a mother. I taught her how to find and share Real Love, and gradually she rose from the pit. She…

Facing the Truth

Facing the truth might be frightening, but living with our illusions can kill us.

Truth and Love Give Us Choices

Once a boulder begins rolling down a steep hill, it’s not CHOOSING to fall. It’s just reacting, and that’s exactly how most of us live. The TRUTH and love make the ground level and give us choices.

Trust and Obey

We don’t blindly obey the laws of happiness. We obey because we can see the truth, and we see because we trust and obey.
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A Great Example of Truth Telling (Video Clip)

Initially nearly everyone resists unconditional love. Want to see a great example of somebody admitting that? https://youtu.be/5E5_IDKi70o

We ARE Stupid

We’re so afraid to look stupid, when the truth is that we ARE stupid—about many things and certainly compared to what we’ll be in the future—and we have to freely admit that before we can feel seen and loved.

Words That Matter, Part 10

We are often careless with our words, and some of them are so laden with negative meanings that we cause great harm without realizing it. Recently I began a discussion of such words, Words that Matter, Part 9 Words that Matter, Part 8 Words…

Words That Matter, Part 7

We are often careless with our words, and some of them are so laden with negative meanings that we cause great harm without realizing it. Recently I began a discussion of such words, Words that Matter Part 6 Words that Matter Part 5 Words…

Build On Truth

Memory is so twisted by pain, preference, and prejudice that the true past becomes an unrecognizable fantasy. Build on what you know to be true right now.

What IS Good

We tend to say what will make us LOOK good, rather than saying what IS good.

Truth and Flaws

Only when we see the truth about what we do—flaws and all, and mostly reactions—can we begin to make true choices to abandon the behaviors that don’t serve us well.

It Just Went Away

When I had last spoken to Arlene, she was peaceful and happy with her life, her husband, and everything else she could think of. When I asked her how she was doing today, she said, “I don’t know. I felt loved before, but it just went away.” “Love…

True Safety

We’ve all been taught the lie that if we perform well enough, all will be well. But true safety comes from trusting in love and in knowing who we really are without fear.
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Naked

As Max was sharing with me the story of his life, he became increasingly honest, open, and vulnerable. At one point he said, “It feels like I’m naked.” “Not a familiar condition for you,” I suggested. “No, not at all. It feels…