Many in our society have become disconnected from their ancestors as our culture offers an appalling lack of framework for relating with our dead. Take yourself for example. When was the last time you visited the grave of a family member? Sure, you went to the funeral, but afterward, did you ever return?
In the past, ancestor veneration was an important part of life…Continue
There are so many beautiful truths in Tantric philosophy. Tantra reminds us that all things are energy, and that our primary work is energy work. "Our thoughts, emotions, sex and spirit all exist in our body as different frequencies of energy. In Tantric practice we work consciously with these different energies, opening and clearing their flow pathways." - Ozantra One of the great…Continue
Truly loving, nurturing and sustainable relationships are not happening for a great many of us. The reasons for this have to do with our ego getting in the way, with our unwillingness to be more thoughtful, tolerant and considerate, with our unwillingness to rise above the battlefield, to release our anger and resentments from the past, to effectively communicate, to negotiate differences and to establish, maintain and respect boundaries.
I say unwillingness because although it may be…Continue
To followers of Hinduism, inner peace is a balance of the Chakras, the life force centers that govern our minds and bodies. To a Buddhist, it is a state that can be reached by opening our minds to others and focusing on our internal selves, rather than on external influences. To a Zen master, the path to inner…Continue
Sitting down and writing the answers to questions in longhand sparks the internal flame of intuition, creativity and problem solving.
Answers start to flare up as you unclutter your mind and make room for creative solutions. You are able to “hear” the intuition coming from the right side of your brain. Then you capture it with the left brain’s language and analyzing ability.
Whenever I think of journaling as a practice, I think of Henry David…
Spiritual people, particularly those involved in what's termed "spiritual arts," use the word energy to explain the metaphysical, whether it's healing, intuitive work, or shifting consciousness. To the novice, it may seem an amorphous term, an umbrella of sorts to depict anything that happens on an unseen level, and to the skeptic, well, it is certainly the vocab of the New Age con artist. If we can't see it, and we can't feel it, does it exist? …Continue
Singularity is the point at which what we know to be true breaks down. Whether it is a discussion of physics, technology, or spirituality, it is coupled with the transformation of time, space and reality. Scientists have always sought after quantifiable laws upon which the universe is governed, but in some cases, truth lies just beyond those laws. We then enter the realm of the unknown we can begin to challenge these seemly immutable laws upon which we base our reality. It is in this…Continue
Holding On To The Vision
By Judi Lynch
An incredible transformation has been taking place across this planet in the last few years. It appears there is an ever growing divide between the thoughts created in light and those created with the intention to do harm. No matter where you live, you have witnessed it in current events around the World. It is forcing all of us to take stock. Who are we? What are we doing here? How do we come together as ascending, evolving…Continue
WATER, THE CREATIVE LIFE FORCE OF THE UNIVERSE
A GIFT FROM THE CREATOR
Human beings as declared through science are as much as 80% water. The indigenous people, the “First People” believe that before the voice of the Creator, and the light of the Sun was placed in our new galaxy, water was already on this planet, and is the basis of life.
There are many people who jump into Eastern spiritual practices. Some even take spiritual journeys to the East to find wisdom and learn how to correctly meditate. There are also many so called “spiritual gurus” who have found ways to adapt (in most cases simplify) many different Eastern spiritual practices for the Western Mind. There is nothing wrong with it and it is great that we all have opportunity to learn from different cultures and use different spiritual practices to make our life…Continue
We are living at a remarkable period in time. Emerging fields of new cosmology, neuroplasticity, superstring theory, and epigenetics are presenting a view of humankind as the eyes, ears, and mind of the cosmos with far more to discover in the world inside us than in the universe at large.
To help you better understand your instrument of mind, body, and energy we first go out into the universe at large and then bring that large universe back into your own body. The discoveries of the…Continue
We all possess an unwavering and reliable guidance system for our life that provides a clear and accurate direction; it’s called intuition and each of us has it. Intuition is generally defined as: a direct perception of truth, fact, etc., which is independent of any reasoning process. Intuition it is often called, a “first impression”, a gut feeling”, or stated as “I just know”. It is your “6th sense”, a hunch, or the ability to…Continue
THE SACRED THIRD GENDER
Centuries before colonization a sacred and unique people existed within the villages and communities of the indigenous cultures around the world. Along with male and female there was an additional person living within the community, a third gender. Known in India as hijra, chakka, khusra, Aravani/Aruvnii; Southern Africa knew them as chibudi, /chibanda, gangas; the South Pacific they are called mahu, on the Island of…Continue