Many people think that it is the function of a spiritual teaching to provide answers to life’s biggest questions, but actually the opposite is true. The primary task of any good spiritual teaching is not to answer your questions, but to question your answers. For it is your conscious and unconscious assumptions and beliefs that distort your perception and cause you to see separation and division where there is actually only unity and completeness.
Needless to say there will be a lot of reading time /creative time in my alone time in nature overseas. I am delighted by this prospect!
Wealth without work
Pleasure without conscience
Science without humanity
Knowledge without character
Politics without principle
Commerce without morality
Worship without sacrifice.
— Mahatma Gandhi, on the seven deadly sins
I need my alone time or I’ll fight for it. Luckily I’ll have several months of it overseas. Just be calm, be patient.The time will come. Calm…
Share your presence with others, no boundaries, completely, openly, lovingly. Love is what makes us alive.
Is that warrior empowerment in the air I sense? Because I feel fucking fantastic. >:D ha-har-har-har!!
If anger had a cousin, it would be productivity and momentum with a hint of rebellion.
The psychopathology of the masses is rooted in the psychology of the individual
The universe is made up of experiences that are designed to burn out your attachment, your clinging, to pleasure, to pain, to fear to all of it. And as long as there is a place where your vulnerable, the universe will find a way to confront you with it.
Every time I feel sad or sorry for myself, I realize it’s time to upgrade. Quickly adapt, learn something new and empower. Keep the mind and heart focused and engaged in creating something more beautiful.