Embodiment

Gradually, I’m reading Adyashanti’s book, The Impact of Awakening, a series of excerpts from prior talks. There was a few notable quotes in a recent read. It is of course addressed to the awake. Embodiment …

What do you Create?

In a discussion group, a new member said they had just watched the What the Bleep film and are looking forward to “consciously create my day“. She asked “What are your experiences with this? Have …

Do It Yourself?

One of the hallmarks of a strong sense of individuality is self-sufficiency. An internal sense of completeness that grows into what Maslow described as Self Actualization. This has served our forebearers well as they moved …

Highest First

In a discussion over on You Are Truly Loved, Ariel was talking about teleportation and the nature of illusion. Marko emphasized putting Oneness first and how exotic experiences may be mistakenly substituted for deep peace. …

Calling Silence

“Mankind is about to experience a great acceleration in consciousness” “The consciousness of mankind is being prepared for great leaps and discoveries in a gentle way wherever possible… God is giving man a great chance. …

Benefit the World

Recently, I saw a music video of the Rankins, performing their once popular song We Rise Again, about reincarnation*.  It came to mind again when I saw an ad for a new benefit concert. “Paul …

Layers of Witness

There is only one witness, one observer, one ‘person’. “The witness doesn’t just witness the person, it witnesses all persons as there is only one person. The cosmic person.” “It just has to be seen …

Life is Bliss

Life is Bliss – that may sound like a new age mantra of illusion. And in some ways it is, if it is founded in making a mood. But if you can make a deep …

Spring Cleaning

As I touched on in The End of the Person, it’s fascinating where we store our holdings. The boundaries between ‘inside’ and ‘outside’ are an artificial creation of the identity. When that passes, we can …

The Group

Sangha, some call it. Community. The group following a common path. On the second day of the retreat, Thich Nhat Hanh speaks of the importance of this on establishing the path. Indeed, people are far …