Author Archives: David Durand

What If You Are Infected with the Virus That Causes COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2)? Should You Fear Death?

Would you choose to live in presence today? And what if the risk of death is supposedly higher for you for some reason? Maybe you have diabetes or some other compromised state of immunity. Should you then, if infected, give … Continue reading

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Are You Having a Happy New Year in Each Moment? How to Decide to Be Unconditionally Happy…

Would you choose to live in presence today? If you are happy in each moment, it is the result of the decisions you are making, either consciously or subconsciously, to be happy. Our exact circumstances are clearly not always our … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Dinner is a Test of Our Ability to Maintain Presence: A Thanksgiving Survival Guide!

Would you choose to live in presence today? Congratulations!  You are about to receive a great gift, a virtual initiation into higher consciousness!  You are about to have Thanksgiving Dinner! (Please save this and apply it to Christmas, New Years … Continue reading

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“What Am I?” and “What Is God?” Answer the First Question and You’ll Answer the Second.

Would you choose to live in presence today? “What Am I?” and “What is God?” are related questions.  The Indian sage, Ramana Maharshi, pictured above, instructed us to ask the question “Who am I?”  I prefer to ask “What Am … Continue reading

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Do You Feel Like You Have Enough Money? The Secret to Receiving All the Money You Were Meant to Have

Would you choose to live in presence today? Having more than enough money without getting stuck at a level that feels like it’s “not enough” requires that we know without a shadow of a doubt, as best we can get … Continue reading

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“Lead Us Not Into Temptation”: Why am I Being Tempted and How Can I Face It and Win?

Would you choose to live in presence today? Another way to say what the sign says is that we all face temptations from small, like addiction to worrying or being angry, to big, like physical addictions, from time to time, … Continue reading

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“Having a Job” Should be Considered a “Near Death Experience”

Would you choose to live in presence today? The point being that unless we define what our purpose is in our job or business in terms of our true sacred mission, we just “have a job” or “have a business” … Continue reading

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How to Achieve Goals: Expand, Refreshen and Review

Would you choose to live in presence today? I want to keep this goal setting theory article short, so it will provide immediate and enduring benefit to all who read it.  Ready? Expand your goal list:  Write ALL Your Goals … Continue reading

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Forgiving Our Enemies: For They Knew Not What They Were Doing

Would you choose to live in presence today? Now, after the killing/capture of the two suspects in the Boston Marathon Massacre, there is a need for understanding and forgiveness.  The two unconscious young men from Chechnya were heavily programmed by … Continue reading

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Returning to the Garden of Eden: Is it Good or Bad or Is It Just What it Is?

Would you choose to live in presence today? I’ve shared a series of photos on my Live In Presence™ Facebook Page and asked what people thought the image was.  Here they are in the same sequence: Is it good or … Continue reading

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