Your Core Belief

March 6, 2006
By: Dr. Drew Henry

We sometimes accept a core believe as the truth without questioning it. As core beliefs accumulate over the years they eventually make up a system that functions in much the same way as a computer’s operating system. Running in the background at such a discreet level, we are usually not even aware it is there.

Our core belief has been developed since we were a child. This is due to the result of a great many factors, including but not limited to, the way we were influenced by our parents, siblings and other significant people in our lives. By the time we reach adulthood we have some pretty fixed opinions of ourselves and the world around us. And once installed, these beliefs are rarely updated unless the whole system crashes!

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Daily Words of the Buddha

March 6, 2006

Just as a tree, though cut down, sprouts up again if its roots remain uncut and firm, even so, until the craving that lies dormant is rooted out, suffering springs up again and again.

Dhammapada 338

Urantia Book 3-5

March 5, 2006

Very important is the work of preparation for the next higher sphere, but nothing equals the importance of the work of the world in which you are actually living.

[The Urantia Book, p. 555, par. 5]

Spiritual Balm for the Sexually Variant

March 5, 2006

San Jose, Calif. (PRWEB) March 5, 2006 — Rod Brannum-Harris’ new book, The Pharisees Amongst Us, is a spiritual guide for anyone, gay or straight, who wants to better understand how the Divine hand behind the world encourages our differences.

The Pharisees Amongst Us is not only replete with assurances for homosexuals in America, but for all the sexually variant who feel oppressed and marginalized by fundamentalist Christians who parade the media with judgment as a God-given right. Using the Gospels as a measure-mark, The Pharisees Amongst Us pinpoints the hypocrisy cloaked as the Christian Right in contemporary politics and daily life.

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Daily Words of the Buddha 3-5

March 5, 2006

Slay anger and you will be happy,
slay anger and you will not sorrow.
For the slaying of anger in all its forms
with its poisoned root and sweet sting-
that is the slaying the nobles praise;
with anger slain one weeps no more.

Samyutta Nikaya I, 161

Quote – Marcus Aurelius

March 4, 2006

Keep constantly in mind in how many things you yourself have witnessed changes already. The universe is change, life is understanding.


Urantia Book 3-4

March 4, 2006

You will learn that you increase your burdens and decrease the likelihood of success by taking yourself too seriously.

[The Urantia Book, p. 555, par. 5]