INNER GUIDE CARD 01 [ 1 of 8 ] NOT ONE DROP OF TEAR WILL FALL WITHOUT YOUR INNER GUIDE BEING THERE TO CATCH IT. "Even in my most desperate moments, when I feel completely alone, my Inner Guide is right here with me, even if I cannot tell it. Whenever I lose myself in … Continue reading um, about that inner guide thing…
Enlightenment arises one second at a time; Full Enlightenment comes only after death. (think of this as a zen koan, a riddle...)
THERE IS A CANDLE FLAME THAT WILL GO OUT WHEN YOU DIE. It will fade dimly and gradually, and your vision of it will seem to zoom in closer and closer, until you feel you are enveloped in the flame just as it extinguishes. next - dream >>
THE CANDLE FLAME WILL FADE THROUGH RED AND BLACK. It may happen so quickly you won't even notice it. The moment of death arrives. << previous - death next - awaken >>
BEGIN AGAIN. Suddenly all will be whiter than white, so white it clears all white. And you will begin again. You will know, in that instant, that you are everything you ever imagined and everything "everyone else" ever imagined. For a brief moment you will understand with a fullness and intensity that can hardly be … Continue reading awaken – standing in the clear light
WHAT IS EMPTINESS? simple words for confusing times An Everyday Example Of A Book A book offers a more familiar example of Emptiness (than the example of the statue). Let’s suppose that as you’re reading this you’re holding a printed book. The ‘printed book’ (in quotations, in case you’re listening to the book or it’s … Continue reading what is emptiness? a everyday example of a book
Death and Emptiness are both awesome and awful. Death sends you back to start over; Emptiness asks you just to enjoy. Both are nearly impossible for us to do with a happy mind.
ENLIGHTENED BEINGS MAKE GREAT FRIENDS How I Came To Love Being Teased I grew up very sensitive to teasing, mostly because I often didn’t get the jokes. I never understood how the hobby of embarrassing another person was amusing or useful, other than in a selfish way. It appeared to give some satisfaction to the … Continue reading enlightened beings make great friends!
How notes tune our minds... I’ve blogged about why I love music, Now we’re going to talk about how music affects us on subtle levels. Your channels are your opening to the gateway of Enlightenment. Sure, that sounds great… What are channels? I’ll put it simply: channels are like invisible blood vessels. They carry energy … Continue reading music opens our channels
Love and Infatuation Love is acceptance. Infatuation is fascination. Love and infatuation resemble fear: They can both paralyze and provoke rash action. This view may surprise many Westerners, we treasure a deep conviction that love is a virtuous emotion. But love is neutral unless we act on it. It’s easy to love someone and do … Continue reading do i love you or crush you?