Quote 47

Saturday, April 20th, 2013
What causes evil? There is no simple answer to such a deep question but the underlying pathology is a need for power, justice and control. So before any of us point fingers at the oft cited increasing darkness “out there” it is imperative that we look within and understand how we handle our own needs […]

Quote 45

Friday, April 19th, 2013
The appearance of choice arises until the lesson of Love has been learned.

Quote 44

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013
Guilt, fear and shame are all born from duality. As are the power games that frequently precede and/or accompany them.

Quote 43

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013
When we remain identified only with a boundaried and limited “I”, anxiety is inevitable.

Quote 42

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013
The shift into nonduality is a shift in our relationship to the physical world. We no longer “act on it” with a personal bias or agenda; we “act with it” from an awakened understanding of the subtle interdependence of mind and matter or the perceived subject and object.

Quote 41

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013
When we are able to observe our behavior and take responsibility for it, no matter how painful, we begin to discover how the truth really does set us free.

Quote 40

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013
The core work involved in transformation is in facing what we have been unable to. What we are not facing causes the tensions and frustrations in our lives.

Quote 39

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013
Does the organizing principle of mind need to be called a self or an ego? Aren’t we reinscribing the “I” each time we use these terms? Then we often spend time in spiritual practice questioning, “Who exactly is this I?”

Quote 38

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013
Spiritual practices aim to free us from our false belief systems. Without the false beliefs, there is no bondage.

Quote 36

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013
We only need a spiritual practice when we are enmeshed in the belief of a self. What is the self? Subjectivity is the root question.