Our Natural Potential talk @ SAND15

In October, I gave a Stages in Consciousness talk at the Science and Nonduality conference. Here is the talk synopsis. I was introduced by Rick Archer of Buddha at the Gas Pump fame. His talk had preceded mine and, on agreement, ran partly into the break between our talks. This meant people where still transitioning in and out as my talk began. My opening reference to Rick’s style is because he read his large talk to cover the content while mine was unrehearsed. I had a lot to cover so also rolled quickly. There where 8 concurrent tracks at the … Continue Reading…

BATGAP Interview Live

The Buddha at the Gas Pump interview is live on Youtube now and will be live on the BATGAP site shortly. If you didn’t see it, here’s a little context for where the interview is taking place. Considering how rarely I speak of some of this, it came out reasonably well – even if I did look at the floor too much. (laughs) www.youtube.com/watch?v=M36–suYFhw Audio version: Links to related articles on some of the discussed subjects: Each has links to more. How to Listen and the Value of a Story I often mention the value of an effortless meditation. TM.org … Continue Reading…

Deep Forgiveness

Takuin and Albert (Urban Monk) decided to post on the subject of Forgiveness on the same day. They invited me and others to do the same. It’s an important subject and a good time of year to consider it. I’ve spoken here a few times about forgiveness. It is a profound part of the personal journey to wholeness. But before we understand forgiveness, we need to understand the origins of what we seek to forgive. True forgiveness is not a concept. It’s not something you do with your mind. In fact, it’s not something you do at all. It’s something … Continue Reading…