It is taught that the fruits of the spirit are love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. “The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control…”– Galatians 5:22-23In my lifetime the number of Christian persons which i have encountered, who seem to have displayed these altruistic attributes,… Continue reading The spirit of the Almighty is the inner workings of all beings
Many folks thrive on pointing the finger at things outside themselves...... in all directions except for where the problem really lies....... a favorite blaming place is religion......Quite frankly, organized religion is just filling an emptiness that folks feel when we have lost the inner sense of fullness. Pointing the finger of "who dunnit first" is… Continue reading Blaming Religion – a new fad
Ranting..... Have to ask myself this bunch of silly questions..... "Should we turn over the money changers tables?? "This is a cry for individual responsibility and autonomy............ started out asking these questions many moons ago, and still don't have a good answer after all these years ...... (well maybe we do have the answers, but… Continue reading A Rant on how messed up things are…..
Listening to our Inner Therapist "Just as our body has a system which knows how to fight off sickness and intruders, we are all born with an inner guide or system which has the ability to self-correct our sense of "home"." (vs. lostness) It seems that our DNA physical bodies set of tools includes a… Continue reading Listening to our Inner Therapist
Should we be reaching into the deep past for the human age of purity? Or are we moving towards a time of "better" and "more clarity" in the future? Religions say, look to some time in the past where all was revealed once and for all, while the sciences are saying that we are constantly… Continue reading The Golden Age – Should we look backwards or should we look forwards?
Facebook post by Wesley Knapp - https://www.facebook.com/groups/namgyalrinpoche/permalink/3044139558992551/ UNIVERSALISM - THE NEW RELIGION? Helen Paulin [An early Namgyal Rinpoche student] There has been a Universalist movement in North America since before the American Revolution, the first formal organization beginning in 1970. Its basis was the belief in a loving God and the rejection of the then… Continue reading Universalism – Helen Paulin
"Religious organizations become as fixed and as rigid as the thoughts of those who belong to them. Life is a constant change, a continual becoming, a ceaseless revolution, and because an organization can never be pliable, it stands in the way of change; it becomes reactionary to protect itself. The search for truth is individual,… Continue reading Krishnamurti on religious organizations