awaken – standing in the clear light


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

BOOK TWO: chapter three: reducing grasping


[From Buddhas Heruka and Vajravarahi] What is grasping? Grasping is not letting go. It’s that simple. It’s holding on tightly to how you think things are, and/or how you want them to be. It can show itself in things as wide-ranging as racial profiling, conspiracy theories, and seasonal depression. It can cause marriages, and it can … Continue reading BOOK TWO: chapter three: reducing grasping

BOOK TWO: chapter seven: finding love in yourself and others (part 6)


PART SIX: Building A Working Relationship Feelings play a big role in any partnership - love or otherwise. Anytime you need to negotiate with someone else to get what you want, feelings drive most of your failures and successes. So this advice can be helpful even when you’re looking for a job or trying to … Continue reading BOOK TWO: chapter seven: finding love in yourself and others (part 6)

BOOK TWO: chapter nine: the nature and meaning of dreams and visions (part 7)


PART SEVEN: Those Dreams You Don’t Talk About <<previous [From Buddhas Manjushri, Heruka and Naropa] There’s one kind of dream that We haven't mentioned yet, but We can't ignore it, because it’s probably everyone’s favorite type of dream. Yes, We're talking about Sex Dreams, and yes, We're going to offer some explanations and information for … Continue reading BOOK TWO: chapter nine: the nature and meaning of dreams and visions (part 7)

hope and worry – two sides of a coin


HOPE AND WORRY two sides of a coin Your state of mind is the currency that purchases your future experiences. Worry and Hope are like two sides of a coin. Choose your side based on the kind of outcome you desire and focus upon. Which makes the best investment? Worry is a negative activity that … Continue reading hope and worry – two sides of a coin

regulating physical and mental energy


"regulating" physical and mental energy The past 24 hours for me have been a little overwhelming... Kind of like after that first teenage date, when you really think you've met the most amazing person... And then you can't sleep for 3 nights. I'd like to blame it on WordPress and their awesome Daily Post Challenge, … Continue reading regulating physical and mental energy

if this is buddhism… intro


IF THIS IS BUDDHISM... intro I've created this category for posts about my path, my search to find spiritual truth and meaning in the midst of a world that spins on a wobbly axis and arises and fades like dreams... I call myself a Buddhist; I grew up in a liberal protestant setting, going to … Continue reading if this is buddhism… intro