Posts by paul

The Poison of the Spiritual Bypass

“Spiritual bypassing”, a term coined in the early 1980s by psychologist John Welwood, refers to the use of spiritual practices and beliefs to avoid dealing
 with uncomfortable feelings, unresolved wounds, and fundamental emotional and psychological needs. The concept was developed in the spirit of Chögyam Trungpa’s Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism, which was one of the first...

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Yoga Competition?

A fave…… Subject: MONK GLOATS OVER YOGA CHAMPIONSHIP (WORLD NEWS — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE) “I am the serenest!” LHASA, TIBET-– Employing the brash style that first brought him to prominence, Sri Dhananjai Bikram won the fifth annual international Yogi competition yesterday with a world-record point  total of 873.6. “I am the serenest!” Bikram...

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Judgement

When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself. Perception is not reality. What appear to be faults in others may actually be reflections of our own emotional afflictions. I don’t have an attitude problem; you have a perception problem. Remember, the way people treat us is their karma. The way we react is our own. ~ Trulshik...

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THERE IS ONLY ONE OF US

There is only One Being: the Living Intelligent Consciousness That Pervades Every Cubic Inch of the Universe. Every seemingly separate thing, from earthworm to human being to star, is a cell in the body of this One and Only Great One. All of us cells feel pain as long as we have forgotten we are part of the One. But the forgetting was an essential rule that the One set up to begin the master...

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Another Day Alone

Today has no goal unless breath is a goal like yesterday tomorrow one moment unfolding the way it does seamless stitches into this colossal quilt of choices some call for one path up the mountain I call for many offerings to the altar found within me inviting, burrowing calm now dark earth churning mayhem as close as ever something else appealing inside quiet asking me to walk alone for a...

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Loving this world

Loving this world, seeing the beauty in everything. Appreciating every moment as a beautiful, wholly contained, pearl of eternal nature, this is the world to me. A never ending string of pearls…. every moment is in and of itself a life time, and when we have affection and let ourselves experience life without expectation… That is when the majesty of the world opens her petals to us… And...

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Inspiration

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My House Says To Me…

My house says to me. “Do not leave me, for here dwells your past” And the road says to me “Come and follow, for I am your future” And I say to both my house and the road, “I have no past, nor have I a future, If I stay here, there is a going in my staying; And if I go there, is a staying in my going Only Love and Death change all things”   Grains of Sand...

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On the Day Before you Came – Redux

 A very sweet rendition of “On the Day Before You Came” Thank you so much Kelsey for this endearing reading!! And for another version – Please check out this link...”On the day Before you came” and if you would like to purchase this in an illustrated book form – On the Day Before You...

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Heartfelt Reset

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