When we think we must find or craft the answer all on our own, its like telling the Universe that we don’t want help.Read More
When it comes to understanding the human experience, there is no shortage of information to point us in the direction of depth. Personally, the more I seek and ask, the less I am attached to any one philosophy or belief system.Read More
The trick to getting out of this vortex is to notice when the perfectionist takes the wheel. Upon noticing the word should, or a feeling of struggling, reaching, or grasping – we must consider what it is we are wanting to feel in that moment.Read More
When it comes to achieving true freedom, there is one particular area each of us must examine – our relationship to the present moment. As explained by Eckhart Tolle, the problem is the ego. Tolle refers to ego as a state of complete identification with the voice in the head. He further points out that the problem with this, is that the ego is always dissatisfied with the present moment; seeing it as either an obstacle, an enemy, or a means to an end.Read More
The disowned parts of ourselves are the reason for our suffering. There is a line from A Course in Miracles that says all forms of suffering are the result of spiritual disconnection. Spiritual connection implies an understanding that in the eyes of the Creator, we are inherently perfect, whole, and in need of no fixing.Read More
Meditation is like working out – we do it to build up our muscles so that we can perform and advance in all sorts of different activities.
In many of the great spiritual traditions there is this idea that each and every one of us is coded for greatness in our own unique way. In the same way the seed of a mighty oak tree contains all the information needed for its perfect growth and maturation, so too does the seed of consciousness within each human being.Read More
When it comes to habits and ‘holding patterns’, each of us has a unique set of ‘justifications’ for being the way we are. Our emotions are the main determinants of our current way of being.Read More