Not Yet Enlightenment

Tom Stine has posted an excellent article on the question of what constitutes enlightenment. I believe he is using the word Enlightenment the way I describe full enlightenment. As he observes, the experience of it …

Healing Pain

In several articles here, such as The Past and The 2 Causalities, I’ve spoken of how our lives are not what they seem. That time is not sequential and that the apparent causality of the …

Innate vs Illusion

I have spoken here about how we live in a dream within a dream within a dream. The dream of the person in the dream of the universe, in the dream of God or creation. …

Sequence

In This Journey and other posts here, I talk about sequence a lot. It’s the nature of process. Growth and development follows a certain spiral pattern – balance, disintegration, growth, integration and repeat. The evolution …

Anniversary

It’s been about a year since I started blogging, after thinking about it for awhile. I had a couple of web sites I maintained for over 10 years before that. I much prefer blogging. A …

This Journey

There is some further clarity I can bring to the recent series of posts on The Journey. Earlier, I did a 3 part-er on Finding a Teacher. There is a kind of spectrum of approach …

The Journey, close

This series illustrates the illusion of being able to tell if someone is awake by their behavior or lives. I’ve seen several spiritual groups lose large numbers of students because the leader made a “mistake” …

The Journey, part 3

As with the rest of human development, this stage is a process. Unity itself is a realization. A seeing through. A discovery that even creation itself, the dream of God is but a mirage. Without …

The Journey, part 2

As we become established in Self realization, the next stage is God Consciousness. This second waking is essentially a process. It is a process of the clearing of the heart and the opening of the …