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Midnight, the Stars and You

Every moment in time is just a tiny bit of an unfolding, infinite cosmic panorama that is paradoxically complete in every way — a finished self-portrait by a cosmic painter who delights in the awe and wonderment of revealing to … Continue reading

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Jeremy Narby and The Cosmic Serpent

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  I was listening to public radio’s To the Best of Our Knowledge (TTBOOK) program today, which featured a very interesting interview of anthropologist, author and researcher Jeremy Narby. In the interview, Narby talks about his experience with the powerful … Continue reading

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No Zombies but Welcome to the New Age Folks!

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It’s 12-21-2012.  No Earth shattering meteors.  No zombie apocalypse.  (Okay, I’m seriously disappointed about the zombie thing.  I’ve been practicing my double-tap for months.)  But, strangely I woke up filled with joy.  This is a…

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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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Dr. Alexander’s NDE

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  Would you call the NDE (Near-Death Experience) testimony of a credentialed, respectable medical professional a mental episode of pure fantasy or even sheer lunacy? Meet Dr. Eben Alexander. A successful neurosurgeon, who has taught at Harvard Medical School and … Continue reading

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Has Science Discovered the Soul?

  An American doctor, Stuart Hameroff, Professor Emeritus at the Departments of Anesthesiology and Psychology and the Director of the Centre of Consciousness Studies at the University of Arizona, and a British physicist, Sir Roger Penrose, have proposed a ground-breaking … Continue reading

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7 Reasons You Should Meditate

  An article at LiveScience lists the following reasons why one should take up meditation: Reduces pain perception Improves your sex life Helps avoid mental traps that drag out problem solving Boosts mental toughness against the debilitating effects of some … Continue reading

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To Know OurSelf Aright Is the Beginning of a Divine Romance

I was inspired by this lovely insightful comment from Contemplative Pathways … “Once the Spirit has you in its hands, you are caught hook, line, and sinker. It grabs hold of all of you, until your inner transformation is made…

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What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains

  I am sharing the transcript of an interview of Nicholas Carr, author of the book “The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains.”  The author tells us how the Internet is affecting our brains negatively by diminishing … Continue reading

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Locating the “Interpreter” Ego in the Brain

  Based on my research and readings in neuroscience, I have come to suspect that it is the functionality of our brain’s left hemisphere which gives rise to the human mind’s construct of our human ego.  Neuroscience has recognized that … Continue reading

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