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Learning How to Deal Better with the Full Intensity of Life by Becoming More Awake and Enlightened AND Conscientious (updated)


(This is an updated version of something I posted on Jan 7th of this year regarding how to become more awake and enlightened and conscientious. . . . https://realtruelove.wordpress.com/2011/01/07/becoming-more-awake-enlightened-and-conscientious/) We do not become enlightened by avoiding what is unpleasant and … Continue reading

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Being In Love and Being Loving Are Two Different Things


There are basically two kinds of couples: Those who have strong enough character and enough emotional maturity to work at the inevitable difficulties of marriage and long-term relationships. And those who don’t. Being in love and being loving are two … Continue reading

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Becoming More Awake, Enlightened, and Conscientious


Becoming More Awake, Enlightened, and Conscientious We do not become enlightened by avoiding what is unpleasant and difficult to look at and acknowledge about ourselves; rather we become enlightened by becoming more honest and aware of our own weaknesses and … Continue reading

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