The World is a Hospital in Need of Service

The world is a hospital

The world is a hospital full of sick people. And when you’re in the hospital, you don’t get angry for the people being sick; you just acknowledge that they’re in that hospital because they are sick. So it really changed my expectations to accept that people are ill in varying degrees—some people obviously very ill; […]

Dealing with Problems Will Make You Strong

Dealing with Problems Will Make You Strong

I just want to emphasize that problems is a part of life and living in the physical reality. Whether you avoid problems, welcome problems, or just dutifully deal with problems really does make a difference in how strong you are to be in a changing world. Marshall Vian Summers speaks on dealing with problems […]

Big Problems Are Journeys with Many Steps

Big problems are a journey with many steps

You’re losing energy every day. Why do you feel so tired? Why the lack of motivation? Why the lack of inspiration, the lack of your having lots of vitality and enthusiasm? Well, part of that is because you’re losing a lot of energy to things that are incomplete, unfulfilled, unforgiven, tasks that need to be […]

You Can Only Practice. What Will You Practice?

What will you practice?

I found that the second time I did Steps to Knowledge, it was a very challenging thing on one Step, and I apparently missed it the first time through. But that’s typical for Steps to Knowledge is you only see maybe ten percent of what’s in those Steps the first time through. Second time through, […]

Functional Spirituality in a Changing World

functional spirituality

To be stable in a changing world, you have all four of these Pillars: Relationships; Health; Work; Spiritual development, which is really your connection to Knowledge. In its essence, that’s what creates stability. And you’re only as stable as the weakest of any one of those Pillars. Marshall Vian Summers teaches functional spirituality and […]

Thoughts and Beliefs Are Not Reality


Reality is everything that is happening beyond your thoughts and beliefs. No matter what you think, that’s all happening. And to get real in the world is to be with reality. And there are people who can just reveal more reality to you then you can reveal to yourself. And so your sources of information […]

How Does the Mystery Move within the Manifestation of Life?

The Mystery of Life

For the part of you that lives in the Mystery needs the part of you that lives in Separation, so that it can give its great gifts to the world through you. And the part of you that’s living in Separation needs the part of you that is living in the Mystery, so you can give your true gifts to the world

How to Navigate a Radically Changing World

how to navigate a radically changing world

Your assessment must be ongoing; it’s not like a once in a while thing. And if you’re going to navigate a radically changing world, you really need to look at the changing conditions in front of you most of the time, rather than far away. Far away that’s all changing anyway; by the time you […]

To Want the Truth Beyond Comfort and Consolation

want the truth

You almost have to know and want the truth beyond comfort and consolation. You have to have a need for it. “I need this. I need to know what I’m doing in this world. I don’t want to stumble into the future the way I’ve stumbled in the past. I don’t want to lose years […]

7 Spiritual Beliefs Debunked

spiritual beliefs

People come here with what I think of as binky beliefs. Binky beliefs. A binky is a pacifier. It’s what you give a baby to make it feel secure, safe and secure, stops crying. “I’m okay now, I’m okay now.” Marshall Vian Summers dispels several popular spiritual beliefs that many people tell themselves to […]