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Be yourself and only yourself.
Be careful what you allow
into your body and into your space.
Even the food you put into your body
is crucial to your well-being
and to your sense of Self.
Take care of yourself.
you awaken, you are no longer for or against anything. You have
transcended judgment. Life is accepted fully and so too is death.
Joy is accepted fully and so too is pain. You are so deeply
grounded in the moment of now, that you no longer get caught in
the movements of the mind and its world of thought and emotion.
Almost all of the decisions and choices we
make at the level of mind are motivated at a deep unconscious level by fear and
the illusion of separation. Develop the art of looking deeply to see whether
the choice you are making is being driven or motivated by fear. If it is,
then you are going further into the mindís world of illusion. You are going
further away from the truth of who you are. You are going further away from the
place where life is abundant. You are going further into separation. Do not let
fear lead you astray. Find that still and silent place within where love
abides. Know that the essence of your Being is Love. Let the silent voice of
love be your guide.
silence find its way out of that noisy, chattering mind?
That endless maze of thought, concept, opinion, belief? How
does perfect silence and pure consciousness find its way out
of that maze? Very simply: Bring yourself present with
something thatís HERE, in the moment. Then youíll be
HERE again. Who is HERE again? I AM.
ego is often deeply involved in the desire to help others. If you
do not want your ego to be involved in this way, do not be
for others unless you really want to be available. Do not feel
you should be available. Don't sacrifice yourself in any way.
go against your true feelings. Don't carry the cross for anyone
Make sure that there's no sense that helping others makes you a
better person or that it will gain you easy access into Heaven.
Don't be a martyr.
We are on a journey of becoming that which we
That is the impossible paradox of our lives.
you have a belief that the people who love you will leave you,
then sure enough, it will happen. Over and over again. So you had
better become aware of your unconscious beliefs. They are creating
your experience of life. They are based on your past experiences,
and mostly they are formed in your early childhood. As long as
beliefs remain unconscious, there is no way to be released from
you really want to help, then help others to be more present. Help
to free themselves from the past. Help others to take
for themselves. Help them to see how they are creating their own
Every now and then, you will encounter innocent ones who are
through no fault of their own, particularly animals and children.
Do not hesitate! Help them.
you learn to take responsibility for yourselves, then you will
start taking responsibility for the planet. The planet is being
by your abandonment of responsibility. You assume that you own the
planet. And ownership confers upon you the right to do as you
You do not own this beautiful planet. You are simply a guest here.
Jacobson is a spiritual teacher, mystic and gifted healer, who is
deeply committed to helping others break through to the joyous
experience of living in the NOW. He has a remarkable ability to
tune into each person's needs and gently guide them into
wholeness, integration and the awakened state of Being.
Leonard is the author of three books, Words from Silence, Embracing
the Present and Bridging Heaven & Earth.
He has been running workshops and seminars for the past twenty
years offering inspiration and guidance to those on the path of
spiritual awakening and enlightenment. His teachings and his
presence are a powerful reminder that the source of life and truth
is within each one of us.
In his books, tapes, seminars and retreats, Leonard shares
invaluable keys to enlightenment as well as an effective way to
integrate higher consciousness into everyday living.
principal role is to assist people to awaken
into the truth of life lived in the present moment.
It leads to wholeness, Love, truth and freedom."
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Russell - Betty Eadie - Booker
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Richardson - Cristina Feldman
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Don Miguel Ruiz - Earl
Nightingale - Elaine St. James
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Kuebler-Ross - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Emmet Fox - Frederick Buechner
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James - Henry Van Dyke
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Henry
Ward Beecher - Hugh Prather - Immanuel
Kant - Iyanla Vanzant - Jack
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Joni Eareckson Tada - Joseph M.
Marshall III - Julia Cameron - Kent
Nerburn - Khalil Gibran -
Leonard Jacobson - Leslie Levine
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Maria Child - Lynn Grabhorn - Marcus
Marianne Williamson - Martin
Luther King, Jr. - Maya Angelou
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Mohandas Gandhi - Morrie Schwartz
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Scott Peck - Nathaniel Branden
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Casals - Peace Pilgrim - Phillips
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Kierkegaard - Stephen Covey - Stephen
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Kinkade - Thomas Merton - Tom
Walsh - Victor Cherbuliez
Wayne Dyer - Wilferd A. Peterson
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James - William Wordsworth
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