Pretend there is a magnet at your core, unknown to you, silently pulling you towards a place you have read about but have been reluctant to go yourself. You see, you live in a space managed by your ego. It’s not an entirely peaceful space, but you’re accustomed to it.
To help children grow and learn, we create safe and nurturing environments for them. We go to great lengths to devise places that are both physically and emotionally safe. We create safe playgrounds, secure schools, baby monitors, school zones, etc., with a primary emphasis on our kids having a safe experience. We create literal and figurative sandboxes for them. InRead more
When Ramanaha Maharshi sought to explain life, he used the analogy of a movie. He described life as happening on a movie screen – fleeting, transient images that were not “real,” but gave the appearance of reality. “Reality,” he maintained, took place somewhere else. I want to expand a bit on Maharshi’s analogy. But instead of a movie, I’m goingRead more
Spiritual teachers have been urging people to, “Have faith! That is the way to salvation!” for years. And for years people have responded, “Thank you for the advice and encouragement, but I am not willing to take that risk and be that vulnerable. It’s just asking too much.” Their experience underlies their reluctance. When they come up against a limitation,Read more
How long has it been since you tore yourself to pieces? An hour? A day? And while we’re at it, how many negative thoughts do you have each day? A hundred? More? We can be pretty rough on ourselves, and being human means that there will always be plenty of stuff to pick from. If your negative thoughts are aboutRead more