Nothing to Learn about Nothing

When asked, most spiritual seekers will say that we are here to learn. That we should inquire and learn from our challenges and experiences. Most eastern traditions that teach of reincarnation use learning as the sole purpose for our existence. We learn as a method of evolution. We transcend from one life form to the next. From the mineral to the plant and from the animated life forms, eventually to the most exalted form of consciousness – the human mind and body.

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Now is the New Black

We sign up for a ‘Be Here, Now’ workshop for next month. What do we do in the meantime? We have to hang in there, somewhere between the past and the future, aimless, bored and basically just waiting. Then… the awaited day arrives. We make our way to the retreat and finally, after the first class, where we are invited to notice our incoming and outgoing breaths, we are allowed, given permission, to be right here, and right now. Years of wasted moments are finally coming to fruition.

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Second Place Takes the Lead

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The mind wants to be number one, to win at everything, and always hold first place. To be the first to explore uncharted lands, to be the first one to witness great wonders. Go on adventurous expeditions to places where no foot has stepped before. We take pride at being...

To Think – To Fast – To Wait

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When Siddhartha was asked, “and you? What can you do?” he replied – “me? -- I can think, I can fast and I can wait.” Most of us can’t really think. We think that we do. But in truth, it’s our thoughts that are thinking us and not so much...

Spirtu-Ligiou-Mysticus

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There has always been confusion around the spiritual, the religious and the mystical. Three currents flowing down the same river. Three rivers leading to the same ocean. The mind attempts to contradict, to evaluate one more than the other. Yet, if try to approach this inquiry with a non-judgmental perspective...

What to Do when You Fall Off your Spiritual High

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The Downfall of Going Up If there's one thing I've learned from over twenty years of spiritual seeking is the simplest truth of what goes up... has to come down. Yes, I know, it's not ground breaking mystical truth, but acknowledging the spiraling nature of spiritual growth is. I remember...

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