Articles containing "Meditation"


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

Focus of our Attention

Belief

What can we focus our attention on? We don’t actually ever focus it on objects, it’s too abstract. The brain always processes any sensory data well before we are even aware of the object. It is how it is supposed to… Seek More

Observation as a Keystone

Observation

Observation is really a keystone of spirituality, as well as science. The capability we call observation runs deeper than the sense. As a matter of fact, there are whole scientific and military disciplines focused on “training” observation even though our… Seek More

Harmony

Direction

The future is an assumption of linear advancement. It is a global advancement. Future is modeled thinking. Time flows in waves as does space. “Global” is in the geometric sense. Consider a wave pattern, the preponderance of circles. The diagram… Seek More

The Attachments

What are the big attachments? Money is one and many find that no amount of money is enough. This is supposedly a good thing, but they make themselves miserable in the pursuit of money. Money isn’t evil but attachment to… Seek More

Spiritual Practice

One paradox is that expectations are an interference with genuine practice, like meditation. One quote is, “A true practitioner has an absence of expectation and doubt.” Lama Dodjum Dorjee. So we have this paradox. We are attempting to do something… Seek More

Life’s Roller Coaster

Shadow

With any facet of life, in the light of awareness there is a mirror image. For every truth, an equal and opposite truth. We often revile the negative as destructive. We say that is the opposite of what we want,… Seek More

What is Original Sin?

Knowing

What do you think was REALLY meant by the concept of “Original Sin”? The symbolism of the Tower of Babel, and the concept of the original sin are one and the same. A separation of reason from intuition, of language… Seek More

Meditation Practice

Meditation

How often should we practice meditation? When you feel a lack of peace, return to center. When mind controls you, return to center. When you don’t know what you feel or what to do, return to center. How often are… Seek More

What is Meditation?

Meditation

What exactly is meditation? There are many definitions. Meditation isn’t an action. That is the tricky thing. Meditation is a settling. A disengagement from action. The techniques are for stilling the mind. We seek to meditate not so much to… Seek More