To achieve enduring happiness: inspirational writings, spiritual inspiration, thoughts for the day, poetry, prose, stories: higher self, personal growth, spiritual encounters, out of body experiences and white light experiences, from Brad Kalita, founder of gathering light ... a retreat located near crater lake national park in southern oregon.

How to achieve enduring happiness, peace and freedom from fear, here and now regardless of circumstances:

When one realizes one cannot achieve the above by conventional means, and the fragile inevitability of life, one is ready for the "ultimate".

Such a state is not so much achieved through knowledge, faith or discipline but realization. Realizing in all honesty there may not be a God or heaven here-after or as envisioned, yet knowing above all the most important is that which brings about the greatest possible sustainable harmony to all things - Being unable to bring about such a state by one's self it can still be substantially achieved personally through prioritizing that which is of greatest value. Primarily by realizing when something one perceives as undesirable is occurring it's not as important as preserving one's peace and happiness, and that maintaining such a state is far more conducive to harmoniously resolving problems personally and of the world.

This could be called being in one's higher, finer or greater self or nature, or goodness and beauty for it's own sake. Such a state incorporates an inexplicable mystical aspect in which willingly, and or randomly "light, waves" of ecstasy and peace that surpasses understanding is experienced - In which thereis no past or fture, only timeless oneness and compassion from and for all things.

- And when the time comes for death there is no self-pity or contempt or regret, for one has already experienced the ultimate - Not so much in spite of life's hardships and injustices, but because of them.

From the Harbors of Light Collection: Inspirational writings, thoughts for the day, literature,
poetry and prose from Brad Kalita, founder of Gathering Light ... a retreat.

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