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The Fabric of Consciousness

Sometime around the turn of the new millennium, I came to a profound spiritual realization. It was the fruit of many years of meditation. The realization made me understand how consciousness integrates everything into a continuous seamless fabric of consciousness, … Continue reading

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The Moth and The Flame

(The following is a reblogged article about the beautiful Sufi parable of the Moth and the Flame. The piece is taken from the website “Inner Traditions” and was posted by Satya Chaitanya. The parable tells the story of how one … Continue reading

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Meditate Thru, a Step at a Time

You can take baby steps or grab little snack bites of spiritual morsels and refreshment frequently throughout your day by practicing the presence of God, especially if you are a newbie or beginner to meditation.   (We recommend a book by … Continue reading

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Up Close with Abbot Thomas Keating

  The following two-part video contains a rare interview where Abbot Thomas Keating talks about his personal background and the mystical transformation he went through prior to entering the religious life.  The interview covers many other things that relate to … Continue reading

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The Mysticism of “The Phantom of the Opera”

  Any form or thing can be, and is, a reflection of Spirit, and, as Zen teaches, any activity can become a meditation. When I began to listen intently to the lyrics of the love songs in the stage musical … Continue reading

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A Timeless Message and Reminder of “Essential Things”

(I grew up learning this poem. I am revisiting its wisdom, seeing how it has become my way of life.  As I look back, I see an amazing development: The ideas which it conveys were seeds then, but they are … Continue reading

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