Styles of Enlightenment

As readers of this blog know, I explore various ways of looking at how enlightenment or spiritual awakening is lived. Here, I don’t mean how the changes are experienced but rather the styles of embodying it. The container we experience those changes through. Here is a brief list of some of the distinctions that come to mind: 1) Orientation – Householder or Renunciate 2) Emphasis – Consciousness and Energy 3) Path – Intellect, Heart, and Body 4) Dominant Sense – sight, hearing, touch 5) Lifestyle and Philosophy – how we apply the above 6) Stage & Cycle – our current … Continue Reading…

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 so forth. These are bad ideas to culture. We have everything we need for full enlightenment. Our body is a remarkable structure that contains profound intelligence. It is managed for us in large part. We don’t have to concern ourselves with breathing, or running our heart, or digestion, or thinking, and so forth.  All we have to do is take appropriate care of the body … Continue Reading…