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"Understand that grief is the expression of healing in motion. As you make the seemingly bottomless descent, it helps to remember that grief is the downpour your soul has been thirsting for."
"After so much time and fuss we begin to discover that what we are looking for is what we have always been. That’s all, we just forgot. Separation is an illusion."
"Human life is Divine, not only in terms of its potentiality, but because it is a perfect manifestation of all divine impulses of nature, reflected throughout our human physiology as the universe incarnate..."
"The discovery that peace, happiness and love are ever-present within our own Being, and completely available at every moment of experience, under all conditions, is the most important discovery that anyone can make."
A fictional narrative filled with deep understanding, joined together with some in depth historical scholarship about the times, the mix of cultures, and the life of Rumi…
The Open Path: Recognizing Nondual Awareness
The Open Path is an excellent guide to the realization of the silent ground of all being and to the expression of that realization in the diverse conditions of our lives...
Natural Awakening: An Advanced Guide...
"Nondual awareness creates a transformational field or vortex that gently or abruptly, but irrevocably moves people into radiant awareness.... This is the paradoxical state that bodhisattvas play in for eternity."
In-depth talks, essays and videos that engage large and centrally important subjects and concerns via many perspectives, in some spiritually aware, revealing and unifying ways...
“Most of us were taught that God would love us if and when we change. In fact, God loves you so that you can change. What empowers change, what makes you desirous of change is the experience of love. It is that inherent experience of love that becomes the engine of change.”
Science and NonDuality (SAND)
A venue through which many leading scientists and well respected spiritual teachers gather together around awakening, consciousness, existence and the universe...
All of these hues and tones arouse my Taurus earthiness. Even as the tapestry of colors herald the beginning of a deep cyclical slumber, I am feeling vibrantly alive as if the Master Artist has created all of this just for me....
"Only after the terror of one's own diminishment and annihilation, after the last scraps of clinging to life at any cost have been left behind forever, is it possible to truly live in hope..."
Once the thunderous truth of impermanence careens in front of false vigilance to scatter us, we will never return entirely to forgetting | We will wander onward, as shapes in space dissolve | As minutes find the holy moment | As the arrow’s sharpened presence, spears our timeless name...
Deeply and powerfully intelligent academic and science centered perspectives and discussions that look at and explore consciousness and the world in ways that directly challenge a whole lot of mainstream academia and science…
The Dark Mountain Project
How do you build a culture which sees the world as a living sacred community of which you are a part... Making art that doesn’t take the centrality of humans for granted... Tracing the deep cultural roots of the mess the world is in...
Astrology's roots lie in an ancient world-view which perceived the universe as a single living organism, animated by divine order and intelligence.
Those who will not slip beneath the still surface on the well of grief | turning down through its black water to the place we cannot breathe | will never know the source from which we drink, the secret water, cold and clear | nor find in the darkness glimmering...
We live in a world dominated by the disconnected conceptual mind, which is cut off from the body, heart, spirit, soul, earth and natural world. The conceptual mind is a useful tool, but when it is not in service to higher wisdom, it turns into a juggernaut running amok...
A woman is like a jewel, rich with deep and dazzling facets. She has so many angles, and the light she reflects will change as these facets are touched by new lighting, and life experiences rotate her to showcase this complex jewel from changing perspectives and situations...
Time doesn't heal. It’s what you do with the time. Healing is possible when we choose to take responsibility, when we choose to take risks, and finally, when we choose to release the wound, to let go of the past or the grief.
John Fridinger - Writings, Essays, Poetry
Sooner Or Later We Fall Silent...
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