Category Archive: Spirituality

The Spiritual Connectedness of Schizophrenia

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by Guest Author Jared Dealing with schizophrenia will put anyone who is diagnosed with the disorder on a long road to learning more about psychology, medication and themselves. 

Butterflies and Life Transformations

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This week I visited my friend in her garden. There we spoke of the many transformative changes in our lives and in the world around us, as we watched butterflies and hummingbirds lighting… Continue reading

Making Mandalas: A Magical Process

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Are you a doodler? Have you ever drawn mandalas ?  I had a very busy week full of medical and laboratory appointments and I spent hours traveling between them. While sitting in waiting… Continue reading

Spread good thoughts!

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Have you visited inspired type: where good thoughts are designed?  I love what I see there so I’m inviting you to check out these inspirational images.  It’s  a growing collection with new ideas… Continue reading

All Hallow’s

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The festival of Samhain celebrates the end of the “lighter half” of the year and beginning of the “darker half”, and is sometimes regarded as the “Celtic New Year“. The ancient Celts believed… Continue reading

Finding the God of your understanding

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My friend Juliana is a remarkable woman in recovery from alcoholism. Juliana has been in recovery for many years and helps other women to get the life they truly deserve because there is… Continue reading

Yoga, Aging, Intimacy & Sexuality

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Touching is a vital human need and an essential ingredient for healthy relationships. Studies have shown that without touching, many animals – including humans – will die in childhood. Being caressed also lowers… Continue reading

Alan Watts – Death

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  Alan Watts had profound insights into the nature of life and existence that have affected millions of people. “My point was, and has continued to be, that the Big Realization. . .… Continue reading

Eckhart Tolle – Stillness Speaks 1

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If you had not suffered as you have, there would be no depth to you as a human being, no humility, no compassion. You would not be reading this now. Suffering cracks open the shell of ego, and then comes a point when it has served its purpose.

Ostara/Easter/Spring Equinox

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Easter is derived from two ancient traditions: Pagan and Judeo-Christian.

Eckert Tolle quotes

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Death is not the opposite of life. Life has no opposite. The opposite of death is birth. Life is eternal.

Meditation Practice: Candle Meditation for Beginners

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Candlelight has many positive associations. Regardless of the belief systems you may adhere to a lighted candle symbolizes enlightenment, awareness or the search for truth.

Awakening: We are Buddha Seed

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Without doubt compassion is our Buddha seed or true nature, our potential to become a Buddha, and it is because all living beings possess this seed of self acceptance and compassion that they will all eventually become Buddhas.

Taking responsibility for my consciousness with Eckart Tolle

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Is the desire to take personal responsibility for things in life purely ego-based? In response to this important question from one of our members, Eckhart reminds us that it is our state of consciousness in any given moment that creates the world we see around us.

Marcome: River of Soul

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A Canadian singer songwriter who does a mixture of pop, world music, new age, jazz and ambient voices.

Frog Dreaming

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The frog symbolizes the unconscious, at first sight frightening but, when assimilated by the conscious ego, reveals itself for what it is – the total psyche, beautiful and true.

Buddhist Meditation: Mindful Breathing Practice

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The benefit of Mindful Breathing Practice is being able to use it to cope with stress arising in every day life, and to improve relationships through conscious living.

How Deeply You’re Connected To My Soul

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I have two near death experiences and I have sung this healing chant many times. Shaina Noll sings this song so beautifully. I hope you like it as much as I do.

Loons in the Moonlight

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Late one night a young brave was awakened by the sound of a hauntingly beautiful voice. The enchanting voice called and the brave followed the sound to the banks of the lake.

Earthlings seek loving compatible partners

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When we buy into gender based stereotyping we are buying into dehumanizing each other, because both men and women need and want the same things in long term relationships.

Being yourself: The stillness of pure consciousness

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We are lost, in the maze of our own compulsive thoughts. Eckhart Tolle explains the process of entering the “miraculous” state of presence always available to us.

Life Eternal: The Great Cosmic Joke

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The ONE becomes many to experience LOVE. It is nothing but a quest for LOVE, throughout out time (I use that term loosely), the ONE puts on the garb of billions of beings to experience this.

Stand by Me: A Musical Message for Iran

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Iranian Superstar Andy Madadian, Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora and American record producers Don Was and John Shanks to recorded a musical message of worldwide solidarity with the people of Iran.

Wisdom of the Buddha

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These are wisdom quotes of Siddhāttha Gotama; the Buddha. You will find truth in his words, regardless of your faith or if you are not a religious person.

Prayer or Meditation: The Differences

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Often we feel the need to find some tranquility. We need to step away find some peace in meditation so we can let go of our daily worries and cleanse them from our beings.

Detecting Egocentricity

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I’m struggling to detect, correct and conquer my own eccentricities so I can make a direct contribution to peace and harmony in my life and in the world. How about you?

Notice: Readers and Subscribers

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I have now set my RSS feeds to summary to prevent blog scraping. I apologize for the inconvenience but I can see no other alternative.

The Beauty Pageant Disease

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Beauty contestants are victims of a need for fantasy made flesh. What supports the image of attractiveness is our willingness to have them perform as masturbatory props.

Easter and Spring Equinox Greetings

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Easter is derived from two ancient traditions: Pagan and Judeo-Christian. Easter celebration is definitely traceable all the way back to ancient Babylonian trinitarian paganism, Circa 1500 B.C. Pagans have celebrated death and rebirth themes following the Spring Equinox for millennia. Passover Pasch can be traced to a pre-Israelite pagan ritual practiced by wandering Semitic shepherds.

I can leave my body, can you?

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I have found that I’m absorbing a great deal of what I read and I also frequently experience episodes of deja vu. For example, although I know I have never done any reading… Continue reading

Compass Rose

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by guest author Teresa Silverthorn I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you, hopefully, to a helpful perspective on nurturing your own seeds of mysticism. In my opinion, if approached with… Continue reading

Winter Solstice: Festival of Light

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Winter Solstice is a magical season that marks the journey from this year to the next, journeys of the spirit from one world to the next, and the magic of birth, death, and rebirth.

Sunday stories: clinging to beliefs; denying reality

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Once there lived a village of creatures along the bottom of a great crystal river. Each creature in its own manner clung tightly to the twigs and rocks of the river bottom, for… Continue reading

What’s at your core?

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It’s not always easy to slice into the center and uncover our core beliefs. When we do this we may find some very negative ones left over from childhood.

The Crystal Gazer

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The Crystal Gazer I shall gather myself into my self again, I shall take my scattered selves and make them one. I shall fuse them into a polished crystal ball Where I can… Continue reading

America Awake! Killing is not a Christian virtue

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By Guest Author Geoffrey First, I am not a Christian, although I would support Christian values as they are espoused by the New Testament. I feel uneasy about religion generally. I was born… Continue reading

Wake up America! God is not on your side

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When it comes down to it when people of good conscience make the personal decision to either support or reject war it is based on what they consider to be justifiable. 

Just Passing Through

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I walk every morning before sitting down to work at the keyboard and answer the phone while attending to the duties of the day. This year on my walks I have witnessed seven… Continue reading

Relationships and Spirituality: Seeking Common Ground

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Oneness is the perfect expansion Of our inner reality. Let our heart’s oneness only increase To make us feel That we belong to a universal world – family, And this world – family… Continue reading

Who is God to you? Who are you? Who am I?

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  Who am I? Are you your thoughts? Are they yours because you observe them? Can you be without thoughts? Without thinking?   I’m going to provide you with a link to a… Continue reading

Understanding The Law of Transition

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Due to the suicide of a close friend, the disappearance of another, my own preoccupation with escapist thoughts and my response to posts written by a fellow blogger on the topic of suicide,… Continue reading

Have you visited Mediheaven?

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Meditainment Ltd. is the producer and developer of MediHeaven, a virtual world for meditation. In addition, it serves over one million downloads each year from its audio library. This is a commercial site… Continue reading

How powerful are you?

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Your Power Level is: 91% You have all the tools you need to be a success – both professionally and personally. You’ll probably go beyond reaching your goals. You’ll change the world (at… Continue reading

The Gift of Fire

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During this time of healing, hibernation and incubation I am conscious that I am preparing to move forward. These nights I dream of fire, ashes and, of the proverbial phoenix rising from the… Continue reading

Are You Conscious?

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Conscious living calls for breaking out of routines that aren’t productive so that we can begin to have the lives we really want.

Secret Gardens: Bear Symbology

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From First Nations people we learn that animals have much to teach us as they are messengers of the Great Spirit. In their culture a Power Totem Animal is an animal symbol that… Continue reading

Wisdom: The Old Man/Woman

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Wise Old Man/Woman A Wise Old Man figure may appear in a man’s dream, a Wise Old Woman in a woman’s dream. The Wise Old Man may take various forms; for example, old… Continue reading

Secret Gardens: Dreamtime Bear Cave

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I am prepared now to drift into sleep and to dream. I know I’m about to take a journey and, I know that the old woman, the bear and the doe will be my guides during that journey.

The Christmas Star Poem

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The message of the Christmas Star: It matters not how small you are. When truth and love are shared with all, Nothing that we do is small. — author unknown

Evergreens a Symbol of Rebirth

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This book is a great mid-winter read. I’ve been reading it in the reception areas of the dentist, doctor and laboratory offices I’ve been frequenting these days and I would like to recommend… Continue reading