Tag Archives: belief

Everything is allowed

Just explaining this to you: that there is no goal, that there is nothing to achieve, that everything is good as it is. I will tell you a Sufi story: There is a story told by Sufis about a man who read that certain dervishes, on the orders of their Master, never touched meat and […]

Teachings of a father

Your belief will always find that which it wants to find. Belief is very selective. I have heard….   The boy had been brought into court again charged with stealing auto hubcaps. The magistrate determined to appeal to his father: “See here,” said the judge. “This boy of yours has been in this court many […]

Journalist and his rumor

I have often told a small story about a great journalist who died and reached the doors of heaven. The doors of heaven and hell are not far apart; they are just opposite each other. The distance is not much, and naturally one would like to enter heaven. So he knocked on the door. The […]

The greatest trick of the mind

The greatest trick of the mind is to give you the idea of that which you are not, and to help you feel that you are already that. Gurdjieff used to tell a parable…. There was a magician who was also a shepherd. He had thousands of sheep to look after and he was a […]