Consuming

Occasionally, I’ve written about food and diet here. How we sometimes use food as a form of protection, as a response to stress, as an escape, to ground, to support purification, as an avoidance of …

Q&A, part 10

The discussion turned back to me again… The prior series … When we first experience inner silence, such as in meditation or similar, it can seem like an emptiness or nothing. This is because, instead …

The Right Answer

The MOTH is “true stories told live“. Recently, I’ve been sent a couple of links to such talks. Some are on YouTube. More are on their web site as podcasts (audio). One suggested was Jen …

The Q&A Series

In a Non-Duality forum, a discussion turned into a series of questions and answers. Because life was rather busy and there was no time for research and writing, I posted some of my responses as …

Q&A, Part 9

The discussion has gone in other directions now so it seems this Q&A is finally done.  😉 The start  Part 8 … Yes, Nisargadatta had a spontaneous awakening with no tradition. He did not see …

Nested Space

Space is a fascinating thing. It is considered the most subtle fundamental “element” or building block of the world in many traditions around the world. Some suggest that all experiences are encoded in space as …

Q&A, Part 8

The conversation degraded into discounting. I thought it might wind down. But… If comments puzzle, do search the terms here. You may also find it useful to read the conversation from the beginning as some …

Q&A, Part 7

Funny – I began pasting the comments here to provide some content while life was too full to write much. But the conversation has continued. These are replies to multiple people.  Still working on the …

Q&A, Part 6

The conversation has shifted some…I’ve not been adding links to these responses much but a search will reveal more on most of the topics mentioned. …Are desires bad?There has been a trend to demonize desires …

Thank You

There is a subject that’s come up in conversations several times recently. I thought it worth touching on again. That is the profound value of gratitude. Not in a fake sense of thanks or a …

Our Deepest Knots

I’ve been working though a bit of a backlog of old article ideas. A good while back I took a yoga class with an even more effortless, bliss-producing approach. They spoke about our deepest burdens. …