The Source Within – March 10 2019

Spiritual experience is a fact. Spirituality may be defined as an atmosphere of good, the realization of God. It cannot–and does not–borrow its light from another, no matter how great or noble that other may be. It springs from within, coming from that never-failing fountain of life, which quenches every thirst, whose Source is inContinue reading

Play Nice – March 9 2019

A revolution in science has recently revealed that the adult brain remains open to change throughout the lifespan… the simple truth is that how we focus our attention, how we intentionally direct the flow of energy and information through our neural circuits, can directly alter the brain’s activity and its structure…   Our social connectionsContinue reading

Practicing the Presence of God – March 8 2019

Ishvara-Pranidhanad Va …samadhi can be attained quickly through practicing the presence of God. Sutra 1.23, Yoga Sutras of Patanjali   The first chapter of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali is made up of 51 sutras, or aphorisms. Sutra actually means “string,” each of the individual sutras like a single flower on a garland, their entirety showing us the path to samadhi – integrationContinue reading

I Have Been Thinking – March 6 2019

I have been thinking of the difference between water      and the waves on it. Rising, water’s still water,       falling back,            it is water, will you give me a hint      how to tell them apart?        Because someone has made up the word            wave, do I have to distinguish it from water?        There is a SecretContinue reading

I Am of the Nature of – March 4 2019

I am of the nature of Absolute Existence, Absolute Consciousness, and Absolute Bliss. Shri Shankaracharya, Nirvana Shatakam   Adi Shankara, the teacher who reinvigorated the study of the Veda in India in the early 9th Century, did something that had never been done before. He brought the teachings of the Veda to the common people,Continue reading

Thou Art That – March 3 2019

I don’t think mystics are set apart from ordinary people. they are just better quantum navigators. They journey into the transition zone closer to God, and while we might visit there for a few moments of joy, at most a few days, saints and mystics have found the secret of remaining there far longer. InsteadContinue reading