When someone states something like, "man my back really hurts today," the normal response would be something along the lines of personal relation; such as, "man that sucks, I'm sorry, or ouch that's no fun." Where do we draw the line when relating others personal issues to ourselves? This is even so with events that… Continue reading Detached Conscious Observation
Do you ever feel as though you are hindered on your path to spiritual growth? Perhaps a little lost? Or maybe even misdirected? Picture this a moment: We as humans on the path to ultimate one-ness with God are somewhat like a carriage, a horse and a driver. If the driver is holding too tight… Continue reading The importance of “presence”
When “life” reaches out and asks for your hand, you generously reach out and feel around for the connection. Upon making this connection, do you take a moment to question how it makes you feel? When “life” asks you for patience, you lovingly comply. Upon practicing patience, do you yearn to experience everything now? When… Continue reading Personal Standards
Before one comes to the light, they are usually enveloped in complete darkness, just as in the womb. Everyone is being taught that one can simply, “choose a better thought,” or “don’t entertain the negative thoughts and life will be just peachy.” I have even been guilty of attempting to shine the light so brightly that it straight disorientates people, and turns them off. When shining light into darkness it is important to remember that this creates shadows.
Sometimes the student is gifted with the task of presenting what they have learned thus far, and is given an understanding of how their overcoming can be used to help others. The student graciously accepts this gift and sees to carrying out the tasks that they have been given. Whilst one is striving to learn,… Continue reading New Footholds of Faith
Everyone on this planet is an individual, and we all have different coping mechanisms when it comes to letting go. Some of us may say that we have no trouble letting material possessions go, but we do have trouble releasing our attachments and bonds with people. Some of us may say that we have… Continue reading The Art of Letting Go
Growing up, everyone always used the term "hindsight is 20/20," to which I truly had no understanding about. I had a general grasp of the term, although I had yet to apply it. Life works that way sometimes, a concept is understood generally speaking, but it isn't until that concept is applied in some way,… Continue reading Hindsight is 20/20, right? (9 minute read)