The Structure of the World

There are many ways to describe how the world becomes. Partly this depends on the perspective you have and what is known clearly. The perspective shifts with each stage. Fundamentally we can say Divinity gives two “qualities” that are key to this process: alertness and liveliness. Liveliness stirs alertness into awareness and then into flowing as consciousness. Consciousness curves back on itself and the lively radiance leads it to become self-aware. The 3-fold dynamics of consciousness emerges – the observer (a), the process of observation (c), and the observed (b). If you think of the above in three dimensions, it … Continue Reading…

Seeking Balance

Throughout the spiritual process, we find layers and layers of conflict between opposing impulses. The desire to fall within and stay vs the call to come out into the world and act Silent presence vs lively flow Pleasure and escape vs self-care Fear and the desire for security vs release and letting go Personal control vs laws of nature Habit vs conscious action Appearance vs reality Our ideals vs what is here The divine vs the astral vs the physical These polarities are known as duality. The key to duality is not choosing sides but finding a balance. And that comes … Continue Reading…