Spirituality for Living Archives (con't)

What is Belief?

Belief

It’s my experience that even away from organized religion, people still have very strong feelings about “belief.” I think I will start with what belief ultimately is. It’s a feeling of certainty and it does not require logical support. It… Seek More

Networking in Society

Networking

This society was based on the “muscle” part of society, not the sensitive ones. But we aren’t at the whim of nature any more, so natural tendencies tend to get warped. What made perfect sense to nature becomes a drawback… Seek More

Networking Reality

Networking

A big part of why empathy suffers in today’s society is that they think they see the other’s view. But they put themselves into their own construct. That isn’t empathy. It’s actually pretty depersonalizing. They cannot even see themselves, feel… Seek More

How we Network

Networking

We network naturally. It isn’t something just corporate executives and politicians do. We often don’t even realize we are. We form pictures of people in our head. This is natural and not necessarily wrong, though it can be a stumbling… Seek More

Life of Gratitude

Gratitude

Imagine a life of gratitude? For what we are. For what we can do. For what we can experience. Would that be a selfish life? Why are we taught it is? Really, the secret of gratitude isn’t a secret. It’s… Seek More

Gratitude is …

Gratitude

There is a simpler word for gratitude, but the word is generally seen in a more abstract light. Gratitude is love. We didn’t make ourselves. We are not the source of our own advent. We still exist due to a… Seek More

What is Gratitude?

Gratitude

I think the idea of gratitude is for the most part misunderstood. It is often seen as a humiliation. But if you think about it, there is nothing more ennobling. When you are in the experience of gratitude, you are… Seek More

Instinct to Overcome

Resistance

If you do a thing and you do it right the first time, what must you learn? Really nothing. That is not defining of the human condition, but we make it a part of it. Mostly, because as I have… Seek More

Resistance and Principles

Resistance

What is the difference between resistance and principles? Principles manifest as essences, and they don’t block you. They empower you. To say I believe that love is the highest ideal. What does love as the highest ideal prevent you from?… Seek More

Resistance: Essence and Form

Resistance

About changing essential nature… I can turn water into vapour. It’s in waters nature to become vapour. You interact with it, but you don’t change its nature. The sun makes it vapour also. It is a part of what we… Seek More