Month: <span>July 2015</span>

The Hero’s Journey

Recently I watched the film Finding Joe, an overview of the Hero’s Journey. This journey is a summation of the worlds great myths, as presented by the late Joseph Campbell. The Star Wars film series …

No-Self

I’ve written periodically about the term “no-self”. It’s a prominent term in Buddhism but its meaning is used somewhat variably in the larger spiritual community. For example, as in not-me or post ego. Or as …

What God Made

Once you take away most of the personal expectations and begin living life “in the flow” of the divine, your life becomes much simpler (typically) and smoother. But life can take some unexpected turns, such …

site update

I’m just migrating the site and domain to a new host. This is happening sooner and faster than expected and when both go together, there can sometimes be downtime. Should be back to normal pretty …

Follow the Feeling

If we sit quietly for a moment, we may well notice the noisy mind blabbing on about something. We then have a few choices. We can pay attention to what’s around us instead. We can …

The Ego’s Role

This came up in another forum when someone questioned why they hear of the end of ego but the ego returning and some awake teachers not acting like their ego is gone. Edited slightly for …

Samskaras and Vasanas

As readers if this blog know, I recommend a book by Joan Harrigan called Kundalini Vidya. While I don’t agree on all points, it is an excellent overview of Kundalini science. Recently, Rick Archer of …

Sound Healing

There is a profound art to sound that we have not yet rediscovered. Mantra, the study of specific sounds has largely lost the understanding of tone. There are references to it in Sanskrit but it’s …

Our Perfect DNA

There’s a pernicious set of ideas floating around New Age circles suggesting that our DNA is somehow either deficient or incomplete. That we’re somehow missing other strands, we need special healing to fix it, and …

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