Consciousness

Its Okay to Ask for Help

“I don’t know what to do, I’ve tried everything!” This technical problem had been going on for a few days and I was totally stumped.  Solving technical problems is what I do all day...

Ocean View: November 18, 2009

Ocean View November 18, 2009 By Jude Rittenhouse In my last entry, I waded into oceanic waters, touching the currents of several subjects: relationships, presence, the unknown. This time, I had planned to swim a bit further...

Taking the First Step

Taking the First Step We have completed the end of an era and we are beginning on a new road of light and awakening. We all have a part to play in bringing a greater...

Just One Thing by Rick Hanson Ph.D.

Are some things getting better? The Practice: See progress. Why? There are always things that are getting worse. For example, over the past year, you probably know someone who has become unemployed or ill or both, and there’s...

Anarchist for Love

Why not be an anarchist for love? Explode as gently as a rose. Can Krishna's sky be scrawled on a wall? Does Mary appear in a fractal of shattered glass? The face of chaos, like the face of...

Crossing Water

I never much liked tunnels. Or driving under overpasses. Dad would make a game of it, bellowing good-naturedly in one long exhale: “Gangway: Tunnel…” Often he would draw out the word until we emerged into...

Saga of a dropout doper

At the age of 15 I decided I was going to be a writer. I loved books, and writing them seemed to be the greatest thing in the world to do. Now after eight...

Raising the Consciousness of the Planet by Owning the Thinking Mind

A Conversation with a Retreat Participant Participant: I think you believe as do many people that Big Mind has great power and that it can be transformative. You started this whole week by saying it...

A story about The Void and Manifestation

One day a woman woke up from her current state of awareness and realized that she was definitely doing her work in the world, but not in the way that she wanted. After a month...

Thoughts: Positive or Negative

I heard in a sermon recently that negative thoughts take up twice as much room in the brain as positive ones. That means a healthy brain has to work twice as hard to push...