A Powerful Teaching Story
Milarepa was a sage in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition who lived long ago. Legend has it that one day at the end of a long and exhausting pilgrimage he returned to his humble dwelling to find it infested with thousands of horrible demons of all…Continue
What Religion or Philosophy is the True One?
Added by Sophia Clark on September 25, 2017 at 5:34am — No Comments
RETHINKING THE ART OF DIVINATION
By SENSEI ERWIN L. RIMBAN
Are the divinatory and occult disciplines focusing on prediction still relevant in the hypermodern world of the 21st century? Let us dwell on the consequences to the predictive arts of some of the conclusions of quantum physics regarding Ultimate Reality. And, at the same time, let us learn how the exoteric and esoteric…Continue
Abstract: Autumn is a visual metaphor for the transformations we undergo. Intentionally focusing on the rich colors and symbols of the season allows us to follow the universal pattern of release and renewal.
Autumn is arguably the most beautiful of all seasons, rich in its unique colors, shades, textures, all representing movement and transformation. This occurs on a very real level as we see trees shedding leaves gently, moving from the vibrant greens to yellows, oranges, and reds…Continue
Explores how Spirit views us, how we are seen by the Divine. Describes God’s love as it is expressed in the movie “Man of La Mancha” and shows how Don Quixote and Aldonza are archetypes for the human soul and Divine Love.
In 1974, the film “Man of La Mancha” was released, telling the story of the very nearsighted Don Quixote, who mistakes windmills for attacking giants and renames a local tavern slut, Aldonza, (played…
Explores a classic “philosophy of religion” paradox regarding the qualities of God. Examines whether a beneficent God would (or could) allow miracles. Argues that the existence of a miracle would prove that God is not all-good, since one miracle would involve ignoring pleas from equally deserving supplicants.
Recently the Catholic Church named Mother Teresa a saint. She met all the Church’s criteria for sainthood,…
Added by Tess Pender on September 22, 2017 at 3:35pm — No Comments
Jason and Carolyn are a power couple. He’s an investment banker and she’s an attorney. They have two daughters ages 7 and 5. In between jobs and parenting, they squeeze in gym workouts. They serve on community committees and volunteer at their daughters’ school.
There isn’t much…Continue
Added by Linda Bloom on September 21, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Sound is and has been a fundamental element in the mythologies and ritualistic activities of countless civilizations throughout human history. In our most recent history we are only beginning to rediscover the many special and hidden qualities that sound carries within its vibrations. By considering the ancient wisdom in the light of modern…Continue
The Balancing Act
While suggestions for how to live a balanced life can be very helpful to many people, others with whom we have spoken have felt like tips and techniques for more effective time management don’t quite do it for them. These feelings are quite understandable. As many of…Continue
Does prayer have the power to heal? Is anyone up there really listening? Scientists have some surprising answers for you.
- By Darshan Goswami, Pittsburgh, PS, USA…Continue
Added by Darshan Goswami on September 17, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments
The Colors of the Wind
The wind whistles, roars and purrs. It teases, soothes, or rips us with cold stabs to match its winter song. Poetic? Yes, but literally and subtly true.
As the speed of the wind increases, its pitch rises. A diminishing breeze sings a corresponding lower tone. When the wind dances, its movement speeds up, creating musical glissandos, with its pitch gradually changing like the howling of a wolf. How much fun it is to listen to the…Continue
Added by Jill Mattson on September 16, 2017 at 3:16pm — No Comments
Nasrudin was a mythical figure, a teacher from the Sufi tradition, who supposedly lived in what we now call the Middle East. One day one of his students walks into a room where Nasruddin was reaching into a bag of hot chili peppers and eating…Continue
Added by Linda Bloom on September 16, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments
It seems natural to be more concerned with our own needs and desires, rather than those of others. Yet, living life from an intention to give rather than to get is more likely to bring fulfillment. The attitude that we adopt may be the single-most important factor in determining the…Continue
Added by Linda Bloom on September 14, 2017 at 3:23pm — No Comments
Water is the great source of life. It is well known that our Earth is a living organ like us. that is covered by 70 percent of water. And the human body is also comprised of the same amount. Water is a life force that gives us vitality.…Continue
Added by Zena on September 13, 2017 at 4:30pm — No Comments
There’s no denying it, if we keep doing the same thing we will keep getting the same results.
Feeling unhappy? Stuck in a rut? Frustrated with lack of growth or progress in your vision? Bored? Too busy to even set a goal let alone take action towards achieving it?
We’ve all been there at one time or another in our life. It’s one thing being here, it’s another thing staying here. Getting ourselves out of a negative place and into a space of creating our life – creating Fresh…Continue
Everyone praises the value of love. This article challenges the the popular culture's emphasis on love as being loved, or at least receiving love in reciprocation for the love one gives. It explains that real love takes us beyond self-centeredness and motivates us to connect meaningfully with another. Loving is really more about relationship partners giving of themselves and making sacrifices for each other, so as to keep their relationship…Continue
Oils are more and more becoming a staple in homes for added fragrance as well as health and mental benefits. Using a diffuser is a common way to spread these oil scents around an area, but how do you know your diffuser is safe to use in your home? Here are some tips.
Essential oils have many health-friendly uses within the body and home. When the aromatic properties of oils are used, they are usually done so through a diffuser. You’ve probably seen diffusers everywhere, from…Continue
Meditation is a healthy way to relieve stress, let go of the everyday worries and enhance the physical, mental, spiritual and emotional well-being. Essential oils can help with that. From helping those who have trouble falling into a meditative state to increased relaxation, these oils are a great benefit to meditation practices.
Meditation is a time of relaxation, reflection, and knowledge seeking that helps many individuals enhance their physical, spiritual and emotional…Continue
Our world is in crisis. Humanity is facing the personal, societal and global effects of the denunciation and repression of the Divine Feminine from centuries past and present. We are deeply wounded by the actions of a patriarchal society that have denied her presence. This wounding is being reflected externally through wars, terrorism, poverty, addiction, dis-ease and segregation. And the wounding has become more and…Continue
Added by Mel Collins on September 4, 2017 at 6:04pm — No Comments