Monthly Archives: November 2011

Letting Go

When the Self shines outward, as a result of our seeking God, it activates all the dross in us, the stuff we need to let go of. As it comes up, it can be tempting to say, “That’s me…those are my sins.” … Continue reading

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Opportunity – the answer to prayer

Blessings are not so much bestowed as they are made available. When we ask God to do something for us, we expect the answer to be delivered to us on our doorstep, as though God were a cosmic ATM machine … Continue reading

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Holistic Spirituality – let the river run

You cannot do a spiritual practice in a vacuum. Unless your spirituality is part of everything you do, it is no spirituality at all. Heaven and earth cannot be separated; God cannot be separated from matter. We have to live … Continue reading

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A Quiet Mind 2

Quieting the mind is prerequisite to opening the heart. There must be a direct connection to the world before the Spirit can flow – the circuit has to be complete – otherwise we live only in our head. Thinking has … Continue reading

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Prayer and Personal Development

Air is important. Three minutes without it and we start to die. But if all we could do was inhale, it would be the same as no air at all. We must have balance in our relationship with God – … Continue reading

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Sabbath 2

Here is a quote from Gary Rupert’s Blog. While different in tone and direction, I believe that it applies and adds more insight into the Sabbath and why we “keep it holy.” Miles Davis described his improvisational technique as parallel to … Continue reading

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What Is the Sabbath?

In the Bible, spiritual teachings are given in story form. Literal events represent inner realities, the passage from one state of consciousness into another. Spiritual evolution. Numbers carry symbolic significance, each number from one to ten representing a spiritual principle … Continue reading

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The Fall of Me

Betrayal is a horrible feeling. It hits us in the most primal areas of our psyche. One person says to another, “I will be there for you,” and then they leave, and you find yourself alone with nothing to stand … Continue reading

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Presence – not sold in bookstores

Sometimes you can get to know a thing by its absence. In this article, we are going to examine presence, what it is and what it isn’t. It will require some imagination, but not more than you can muster. It … Continue reading

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