Deeper Dimensions Blog

Finding the center of strength within ourselves is in the long run the best contribution we can make to our fellow [humans]. ... One person with indigenous inner strength exercises a great calming effect on panic among people around him. This is what our society needs — not new ideas and inventions; important as these are, and not geniuses and super[humans], but persons who can "be", that is, persons who have a center of strength within themselves.
— Rollo May, in Man's Search for Himself

There is no authentic inner freedom that does not, sooner or later, also affect and change human history.
— Rollo May, in Freedom and Destiny

Welcome to my bloga blend of psychology, spirituality, literature, and life experience that explores the deeper dimensions of life, so that you can find the "center of strength within yourself" that leads you to experience "authentic inner freedom."

Because sometimes? Finding that one sentence that speaks to you at just the right time can make you feel the dawn of connection to your deepest self, and thus to the world. And our world needs you.

So whether you're looking for words to inspire, console, comfort, challenge, or teach, sit back and make yourself at home. I bet you'll find something that fits...

Honoring Our Questions: Can Curiosity, Turned Inward, Be a Guide?

The whole purpose of this blog is to explore the questions of life. For a couple of decades now, I’ve drawn inspiration from the Rainer Maria Rilke quote that spawned the title of this blog, the quote that graces the landing page: Have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves. . . . Don’t search for the answers, which could not be given to you now, because you would not be able to live them. And the point is, to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps then, . . . you will […]

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