Articles containing "Failure"


Belief and Science

Belief

Does anyone have a strong belief that seems contradicted by life? Say, you believe in the law of attraction. Really invested in the idea of the law of attraction, but you perceive that it doesn’t seem to work? I’m not so sure… Seek More

Life Direction

Direction

Life direction seems to be a growing concern, and it seems conventional values exasperate the situation rather than help it. Do you agree? The internet has blessed us with information and cursed us with better informed opposing opinions. Making the struggle… Seek More

Embrace Light and Shadow

Shadow

For any light you have a shadow. The truth of any spirit is found not in the object of the senses nor its opposite, but in between. But often we see only what we choose to. We declare one small… Seek More

Still Your Mind

Shadow

I contemplate grim things in my life. I admit this freely. And some others think that I do harm in these dark meditations but I see them in the “light” of the bigger picture. I just admit my natural inclination.… Seek More

Secret of Grounding

Grounding

Remaining grounded, sort of like an electrical circuit. It’s a very broad topic. Every world tradition has spoken of it and its necessity in one form or another. Honestly, if you aren’t pursuing “spiritual practices”, there is a tendency in… Seek More

Doubt in Life

Doubt

Lately, I have been dealing with the affects of doubt in my life. So the topic today is the impact on doubt in the process of meditation. Doubt is a very common process. We are brought up to engage in… Seek More

Focus Determines Reality

Doubt

Focus determines your reality. Your reality is more than what you see with your eyes. Can you recall a time when you really only had one thing on your mind? When you’re doing a task that you’re really absorbed in? Have… Seek More

Spiritual Nature of Distress

Distress

Many people consider the joy they find in the path, but if in distress they believe themselves to be off of the path. In fact our spiritual life moves in peace or in distress, in joy or in the “dark… Seek More

Love Beyond Limits

Distress

There is a love beyond human limits. It is the peace that allows balance in the planets eco-systems. It’s the rhythms that perpetuate life on this world despite some species being so determinedly self destructive. It is our nature which… Seek More

Boredom

Darkness

Lately I am dealing with a severe case of ennui. Existential boredom. How can that be? So much knowledge to learn? The disciplines of the mind reduce to exercising human perception. This is starkly limited and easily exhausted. From basic… Seek More