Tag Archives: Enlightenment

The Leap

The Leap The Psychology of Spiritual Awakening By Steve Taylor  Excerpts Introduction This book describes how I came to learn that spiritual awakening is far from uncommon. It describes how I came to learn that it doesn’t just happen to … Continue reading

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We Are Always Becoming

I was talking to a guy this weekend and he was telling me that he had what was, for him, an important insight recently.  He realized that enlightenment wasn’t a state or a static place – it was a journey.  … Continue reading

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The Penthouse

“Like that tree . . . or like a tower, the human being is here to connect heaven and earth, to embrace all three selves. But unless the roots of a tree are deep, it can’t blossom; unless the tower … Continue reading

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A Theory of Life

A Theory of Life Notice I didn’t say the theory of life – just a theory – mine for today.  All theories need a formula.  Here’s mine: Seeing –> Accepting –> Choosing –> Learning = Wisdom and Joy I’ve learned … Continue reading

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The Only Thing I Have to Fear is Me

The Only Thing I Have to Fear Is Me The only thing you have to fear is you.  Remember the FDR quote “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.”  This is a little different twist on that … Continue reading

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The Hidden Meaning of Illness

The Hidden Meaning of Illness Disease as a Symbol and Metaphor  by Bob Trowbridge, M.Div. Overview Did you ever consider that illness from colds to cancer is meaningful and that the illness is experienced within a life that is meaningful? … Continue reading

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Enlightenment

Enlightenment I was talking to a guy this weekend and he was telling me that he had what was, for him, an important insight recently.  He realized that enlightenment wasn’t a state or a static place – it was a … Continue reading

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Childhood to Maturity

The End Times Childhood to Maturity The period of the last Enlightenment extended from the late 17th through the 18th centuries.  As late as the 16th century, disbelief in God was literally a cultural impossibility.  The major change coming from … Continue reading

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