Life offers us two basic choices. We can choose to acknowledge that the life we are living is a result of the choices we have made, or failed to make——or we can blame others; our childhood, our parents, our spouse, God’s will, or bad karma. When we choose to blame others for the life [...]
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Our primitive ego loves to daydream about the future. Unfortunately our primitive ego does not like to “see” or be bothered with realities that fail to support our daydreams. In fact, it pretty much dislikes reality because reality is change; and our primitive ego does not like change—-especially when it creates conflicts with our treasured [...]
For years, science and spirituality have each claimed to have a better handle on the subject of reality. But once again, we are learning what the mystics have always known—–science and spirituality are really pretty much in agreement, they simply use a different language to talk about reality. This is especially true when scientists include [...]
We have a choice to make, and that choice will define each of us as a person, and who we are as a country. We experienced an act of terror last week that traumatized our nation and once again left us feeling vulnerable. The bombings in Boston pierced our innocence; our sense of safety. It [...]
There are two yearnings that drive most humans—–the yearning to become and the yearning for spiritual enlightenment. Both are yearnings for coherence or alignment with the universe and the reality that surrounds us. The yearning to become is driven by the creative evolutionary impulse to become——the universal impulse to create the future and become [...]
I recently published an article on middlepath thinking that generated several comments from readers who questioned whether a middlepath consciousness is powerful enough to deal with the extreme positions and apparent lack of ethics that politicians in Washington are proposing on subjects such as gun control, immigration, gay marriage, women’s rights, and severe budget cuts [...]