Month: <span>March 2009</span>

Sex and Spirituality

In a discussion on the Self Realization post, one commenter raised the question of celibacy and the spiritual path, suggesting abstinence and many years of continual celibacy were necessary for enlightenment. Until recent times, there …

Together

In a few posts here, I have spoken of the importance of being together in a group for spiritual intent. As there is no “me”, just a we, it is together we become one. It …

How small the Person

One way of looking at what is – Totality, wholeness, fullness, source is all. To know itself, to experience itself, it “looks”, it intends, it surrenders to itself. In that allowing, fullness collapses into a …

Fatigue

Making progress on our spiritual journey involves many factors, often out of our control. Indeed, even the idea that we have control is a barrier. (laughs) Please note that there is nothing wrong. There is …

Consciousness is?

In another forum, a discussion was underway around the origins of consciousness. As molecular interactions affected consciousness, it must be a molecular effect, and so forth. I chimed in. The trick with a question like …

The Living Story

Had an interesting insight this evening I thought worth sharing. In the past, I’ve talked about the Story, the shadow story of illusion that ego uses to explain the world. But it also keeps us …

Stages of Faith

Often on this blog, I’ve spoken of states of consciousness, the evolution of perspective, and the process of awakening. In an apparently unrelated topic, a number of people have written extensively about the nature of …

Understanding the Vedas

In another discussion, I was invited to contribute to an on-line article on Sama Veda. I thought you might find the overview useful. I would not begin to consider myself an expert on Sama Veda. …

Interconnected vs Oneness

In my post on The Proof, I commented that interconnectedness was not the same as Oneness. I thought it worth expanding on that point. Interconnectedness is about the conscious interactive relationship between all things. It …

Absolute Truth

I’ve noticed that some spiritual people have very rigid ideas on what “Truth” is and how fixed it is. This takes many forms – the highest teachings, the correct path, the idea that truth is …

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