For the Brave

The spiritual path is not for the faint of heart. It’s all about becoming more conscious. But this means everything – not just the Divine and the heavens but the suffering and darkness too. And everything in between.

Anywhere we’re not willing to look is a place we’re not accepting and is not conscious. It is thus a place of shadow.

For most people, the inside of their body is unseen, only occasionally felt, and largely unknown. And what of their emotional and mental bodies? Within that we’ll each have places of deeper shadow. It takes time … Continue Reading…

15 Stages of Energetic Literacy

Being a consciousness geek, I’m fascinated by ways of mapping developmental progress. As I’ve mentioned elsewhere here, the development of higher stages of human potential is both in consciousness and in clarity. One of the features of clarity is what might be called refined perception or “inner sight”. In the summer of 2014, I wrote an article on the 3 stages of energetic literacy Rose Rosetree had described, supplemented with 2 more she had begun to speak about.

Recently, Rose published a new list of 15 Stages – her current working model. Stage 4 … Continue Reading…

Food Rules

Yeah – I like titles that have several meanings or are playful. 🙂

We’re not all built the same. A suitable menu for one person can be bad news for another. For some, a strict vegetarian approach is suitable. For others, such a diet would lead to serious issues over time. Dietary decisions should not be based on a spiritual or ethical belief but rather on the needs of your specific body. Then you’ll have a suitable platform for spiritual development.

Sure – you can point to all kinds of examples of spiritual teachers recommending a “pure” diet for … Continue Reading…