Accept what is Let go of what was And have faith in what will be. So true, and so easy to say. I’m guessing, because I’m unenlightened, but those actions may finally become easy once I have achieved enlightenment. From all I’ve read, they are integral practices for achieving it. […]
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Darkness. One of the most compelling forces, and metaphors, we have. Darkness fascinates me. Here are a few snippets from an online conversation I participated in some time ago, beginning with a quote, then Anabele’s response to it, followed by my reply.
I follow a facebook page called Kissing Fish: christianity for people who don’t like christianity. The page’s owner is a pretty spry thinker, as are many Christians — which shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone. There’s evidence enough in the discussions which accompany his posts. Kissing Fish posts frequently, […]
The mind is the source of happiness and unhappiness. ~ The Buddha Mmmmm…. Buddha. Buddha quotes and their subtleties. Some might believe from this quote that being a happy person is a matter of thinking happy thoughts, of believing in being happy. However, Buddha also said happiness of the mind […]
A Facebook friend posted this image today and it jarred loose some thoughts. False self… It’s very popular to denigrate the ego, and we are often taught that only by annihilating it can we achieve enlightenment. But I think my spirit-guide would have me thank my ego. Without it, I […]
Truth is a bit of a scary concept to me, and an even more disturbing quantity when wielded by the minds of any but the truly enlightened. Whenever I find myself speaking capitol “T” truths, it’s time to get off at the next exit, or at least find a rest […]
Questions Answers Words The spiritual quest begins With simple questions: Who…? What…? How…? Why…? The quest leads always To one simple answer: While answers can be known, They cannot be put into words.
Peter, et. al. I thought we could expand on our Divine Synonyms by listing synonyms for them. It’s proving to be more difficult than I’d expected… God : The divine, transcendence — the connectedness of all creation within which we all exist, can experience, can become consciously connected to, can become a […]
Staci… Why have you never brought up Helprin before? The passage you quote in Delusions. . . is scrumptious. Should I begin with Winter’s Tale ? Or Soldier? A couple things about categorisation… You’ve categorised that post in both Beauty and Perfection . I think as far as the sub-categories […]