Ross Bishop

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Choosing Compassion

“If you really want to live longer and improve the quality of your life, pay attention to all those self-condemning inner thoughts that you use to rip yourself to shreds!” If people could see the affect that these negative thoughts had on their life expectancy, they would stop them in a heartbeat. Those thoughts are more damaging than being overweight. Actually, it is not an either/or situation. We need to get rid of both.
POSTED ON: March 14, 2016, 12:10 pm BY Ross Bishop

Are you Happy?

Are you really happy, or have you settled for something less?
POSTED ON: April 25, 2016, 5:25 am BY Ross Bishop

The Ego

It doesn’t come easy, this giving up the ego. After all, we have made a significant investment in it. It comprises the totality of who we think we are and of the world around us.
POSTED ON: May 10, 2016, 7:45 pm BY Ross Bishop

Why Are You Here? Part III

One way to evaluate our lives is to look at the time each day we spend in the ego space as opposed to the God space. The progress of your development (or regression) determines the quality of your life because that tells us how many problems you will have. The more time you spend in the ego space, the more difficult life will be. Are you progressing or have you “flat-lined”?
POSTED ON: May 2, 2016, 8:40 am BY Ross Bishop

Why Are You Here? Part II

One question that vexes almost everyone is, “What is the purpose of my life?” “Why am I here?” When he was asked this question, the Buddha replied, “Life is pain.” Although true, his answer could stand a little explanation.
POSTED ON: May 2, 2016, 6:00 pm BY Ross Bishop

Why are we here? Part I

If you could step back from your pain, you would realize that there is no need for protection. Although the body can be hurt, who you are cannot be harmed
POSTED ON: May 3, 2016, 9:45 am BY Ross Bishop