Divinity – a definition Is there something beyond the physical universe? Something we cannot “see”? It seems even science must reach past the seen to the unseen, to explain what exists. Dark matter, and Dark energy, and black holes are all examples of this “reaching beyond” the seen for explanations..... In religion, this is represented… Continue reading Divinity – a definition
Category: The Basics!
Take time to center yourself
Just as our body has a self-cleaning mechanism, our mind has a self-cleaning mechanism, but we need to daily give it time and a type of "approval" to really do its work.... so it needs to be attentive in nature..... we all need to find a practice that works for us, and make it a… Continue reading Take time to center yourself
Practicing “Centeredness” – Maintaining a Touchstone
What is your priority in this moment? (and maintaining a touchstone) If a person does this "litmus test" of asking oneself *What is my priority at this moment?", it can easily uncover where ones focus (or lack of focus) is at a given moment ..... it can also uncover what one is currently fixated on.....… Continue reading Practicing “Centeredness” – Maintaining a Touchstone
How much of our life is lived in dis-satisfaction?
Here is a list (of things i know personally) which holds us in a tug of war in our human life.Any of one of them, can give rise to a sense of resistance or dis-satisfaction between what IS and the way we THINK or WISH things would be: - I want to have something that… Continue reading How much of our life is lived in dis-satisfaction?
Treat others the way you wish to be treated – Human Ethics
In this world....There are so many legitimate rights that can be fought for..... There are so many wrongs that need to be righted.....There are so many ideologies, which is correct and which is incorrect?There are so many beliefs.. which are correct and which are incorrect?There are so many religions.. which are correct and which are… Continue reading Treat others the way you wish to be treated – Human Ethics
Human experience……. Let’s start from the beginning……..
..... to be continued..... Every statement made, should really have a “codicil” ... or a conditional clause such as “apparently”, or “it seems like” as the first word(s). This is because, there is nothing i know of that is so absolute or true, as to never change, nor to be so true that some other… Continue reading Human experience……. Let’s start from the beginning……..
Religion – One on One :)
Religion as it has been known, is simply some one else's ideas on their relationship with the "-" (i.e. Ground of Being)....... different names for it, different faces on it.... but as one teacher said, "Borrowed feathers don't grow"..... someone else cant pee for you, and someone else cant eat for you.... and no one… Continue reading Religion – One on One 🙂
Life Lessons from an Onion
Life Lessons from an Onion..... Summarized thoughts...... Life is multi-layered...... 🙂 Thoughts on the subject..... "Peeling off a layer reveals things inside that you wouldn't have seen otherwise." "The center is white (unstained) no matter how dirty the outside gets, it is unchanged at its center." "The rules which govern the outside skin might be… Continue reading Life Lessons from an Onion
Expanding our concepts of “God”
Below is the world view which i have concluded (for myself) is the way to see ourselves and our relationship to ourselves, each other, the universe, and Oneness: "Home" is “located” inside of "me", and inside of all beings and things, while that being has breath; while that thing has mass, and is in space… Continue reading Expanding our concepts of “God”
What does “detachment” mean?
What does “detachment” mean? Or in other words, what does freedom from attachment mean? How do we live this? This basic concept which was taught by the Buddha and other great teachers seems to be often misunderstood. Many folks think that somehow it means "Don't give a $&^%" That somehow it is us caring about… Continue reading What does “detachment” mean?