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Wisdom from Jean Houston

Wisdom from Jean Houston

On this day of my life I see clearly that we must explore and develop those ways to engender the passion for the possible in our human development while discovering what that “possible” is.

In so doing we will discover ways of transcending and transforming the local self so that extraordinary life can arise. There is no question but that a larger life is latent in the human species and that we live only a small part of the life that is given. Thus it will require from those of you who are really serious about making a difference something that astronauts, sportspeople, great artists and inventors, mystics, social artists, and co-creators are always open and available to–the acquiring of a greater nature.

This means however that one agrees to relinquish those limited and limiting patterns of body, that is sensory and motor patterns, of emotions, of volition, of intelligence and understanding, and of spirit that have been keeping you from becoming all that you can be. Stop it. You are boring God.

One also must agree to allow yourself to instead become available to the extraordinary dimensions that each of you contains for much larger life in body, mind, and spirit. This, I absolutely believe is what is required of us if you who will continue to live are going to help our era survive and grow….Continue reading at InspireMeToday.com.

Jean is one of the foremost visionary thinkers and doers of our time and a principal founder of the Human Potential Movement.

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Gail Lynne Goodwin's InspireMeToday.com brings the world the best of the best inspiration from people like Sir Richard Branson, Jack Canfield, Debbie Ford and more. Each day we ask our Luminary to answer, "If you only had 500 words to share, what wisdom would you want to pass on to humanity? What have you learned that matters, and what doesn't?" We share their wisdom for FREE to help our community live an inspired life, each and every day!

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9:32AM PDT on Apr 11, 2013

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9:37PM PDT on Oct 29, 2012

Thanks.

8:48PM PDT on Oct 27, 2012

Expand, do not contract. Unlearning is a big part of that.

9:23AM PDT on Oct 27, 2012

Interesting perspective. Thank you.

9:09PM PDT on Oct 26, 2012

Thanks

9:09PM PDT on Oct 26, 2012

Thanks

1:11PM PDT on Oct 26, 2012

Thanks

1:07PM PDT on Oct 26, 2012

Good, thanks.

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