Articles containing "Paradox"


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

Embrace the Truth

Unity

Two subjects go together well: bonding and harmlessness. “Unity” would be both topics as one word. What is called “love” ultimately… unconditioned. I will discuss the conditions people labour under and perhaps why they arise, and how we can own… 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

Truth in Paradox

What can be said about paradox? Literally everything. That is the essence of paradox. It is why seeking one truth, proclaiming there to be only one right path… Well, it just never really works. There have been atheists who are… 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

Dogma

In the Egyptian Book of the Dead, they speak of death as a journey. One of the signs on that path is a mirror. The path is a mirror. You grow in the way you are, not in the way… Seek More

Balance

Balance, the middle way, we hope to list toward it. At times, it seems that we do not. Often because we fear we are wrong. Like fumbling for a needed object in the dark, we go too far one way… 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 can we do?

Dissonance

We have become very lazy expecting everything to be explained and researched for us. Science claims to have avoided metaphysical speculation and this is one of the major lies of science. It isn’t malicious, but it also isn’t true. They… Seek More