Success vs. Control

In a recent correspondence with a reader, I was asked how it is that some “spiritual” teachers talk of success, mastering the mind, and motivation, while others like Tom Stine speak of having absolutely no …

The Medium is Consciousness

I find it quite interesting how some articles will flow out completely differently than first intentions or original notes. For example, Fixing Negative Emotions was just going to be a compilation of some email correspondence. …

Fixing Negative Emotions

In a recent correspondence with one of the readers of the blog, I was asked how to change or fix negative emotions. They feel they had done the work but were still catching themselves responding …

Taking Care

One of the curious dynamics of being human is the tendency not to do what we know is good for us. Certainly some of this is due to things like the addictive properties of some …

An Infinite Crash

Awhile back, I wrote about reading an except from the book Collision with the Infinite by Suzanne Segal. Until now, the book hasn’t been available to read but I used the excerpt as an example …

Shared Vision

Each of us experiences everything uniquely. Every unique point of awareness is a unique way of perceiving the whole. If we have a strong ego sense, we’ll tend to identify with these experiences and say …

A Milestone

A small milestone for the blog. This is the 800th post. I certainly didn’t expect to write so much. But life has a way of finding it’s way through available resources. (laughs) 6 more posts …

a daily practice

Submit to a daily practice Your loyalty to that is a ring on the door Keep knocking and the joy inside will eventually open a window and look out to see who’s there. –Rumi (in …

The Sevenness

I have spoken before about the mechanics of becoming. How the 1 unfolds into the 3, then into the 7. We see this in all sorts of aspects of experience and existence. Chakras, primary states …

The Speed of Sound

In another forum, we were discussing the subtle elements and their relationship with senses. Sound is associated with Space Touch with Air (gas, motion) Sight with Fire (light, heat, color) Taste with Water (liquid) Smell …

What’s the Point?

Recently, I had an off-line discussion with a reader I thought was useful to share here. “If this world is nothing more than a dream, why would a person still care about the rules of …