Month: <span>February 2013</span>

Avatar

In some computer games, you choose your “avatar” or personal representation within the game world. In some cases, significant time is required to design your avatar. Or in commenting on blogs, you register an icon …

Embodiment

There is an aspect of enlightenment that may get missed in a focus on milestones. As I touched on in What is Consciousness?, the stages of development are stages like puberty. They are markers of …

The Dominant Sense

One of the factors that influences how we experience our unfolding growth is our dominant sense. The distinctiveness of this will depend also on the degree of that dominance. We’re all something of a mix. …

Debbie Ford Passes

Debbie Ford passed away this week. She was an unexpected figure on the new age circuit, talking honestly about facing the shadow side of ourselves and healing old wounds. I wrote here about her film …

Who?

“We are afraid to lose who we think we are. To really receive, “I love you,” is to be the love that is loving, and in that there is no room for who you think …

Four Mayas

Awhile back, I wrote about the 3 forms of Maya described by Shankara. The way we perceive the world is dependent on the dominant guna or quality through which we experience it. Guna means string …

Father Thomas Keating

My first real exposure to Father Keating was in the film One, the Movie (2005). I bought the DVD and the extras DVD that included the entire interviews*. More recently, I discovered he played a …

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