'Trust' Chapter

Trust

Know and trust. Know yourself. Not ideas about yourself, not prejudices, not your conditioning. There is something there, and it’s bigger than us. We are a part of it, and whether you believe it or not, that something guides you as much as it guides me.

“Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.” Benjamin Spock (American Pediatrician and Author, 1903-1998)

“Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.” Golda Meir (Israeli Founder and Prime Minister. 1898-1978)

“Trust the instinct to the end, though you can render no reason” Ralph Waldo Emerson (American Poet, Lecturer and Essayist, 1803-1882)

Who Can We Trust?

Who can we trust? Your self when you know yourself. The problem is mostly people don’t know themselves. They know an idea of self. A role among other things and a prejudice, a judgement. We only have ideas of others,… Seek More

Give Place to Truth

Trust isn’t foolishness. Trust isn’t being a martyr or a sucker. Those come about when you don’t trust. When you perceive and then rationalize; “Well, maybe I’m wrong“, “Well, maybe they have changed“. Oh, the list of rationalizations is endless.… Seek More

Trouble With Thought

What we realize when we really tackle this subject of the brain, of thinking, is that we weren’t really paying attention. So we get panicky, we say “Well if my thoughts can be wrong, then how can I know?”. Because… Seek More

Know Yourself

It’s quite popular to doubt, to distrust people. Supposedly you are being shrewd and intelligent if you trust no one. Anyone know any paranoiacs who are genuinely wise? Fearful geniuses? Anyone changing the world by running away from it or… Seek More

Distrust Distrust

Is there ever a time not to trust? When you have to ask if you should trust, then distrust the distrust. In my area there is terrible violence with gangs. I don’t want to be paranoid. Trust they will act… Seek More

In Trust, Act

Looking back for my future. Looking forward it’s past. The only time I can love you is in the now. Not a race. Hey, wrote a poem. Yes, that’s the truth.  If right now I just cannot accept my now, I… Seek More