Our beautiful earth – our glorious home. The tendency is to forget our intimate connection with this planet. Our bodies mirror that of the earth, from the rivers of water that flow through our bodies of blood, lymph and urine to the mountains of our bones, the air in our lungs, and the fire in … More Deny not the Earth
Today’s meditation is at once simple and profound. We sit, align, give and receive. It is about reciprocity. We align within ourselves and with all that is. We contribute by giving of ourselves, our light and goodness, and at the same time we open to receive all that is of light and goodness. Giving, receiving, … More Reciprocity
Quiet Time – Give yourself the gift of space and time to really settle, let the body relax, the emotions quiet, and the mind become still. When we temporarily invite ourselves to unplug from family, work, responsibility concerns, and environmental noise, and move into this settled space, the mind is awake and alert and yet quiet … More Quiet Time
Do you ever feel different from everyone else? Have times when you just don’t fit in? It could be the expression of a different culture, race, mannerisms, style of dress, accent, belief systems, ideology – actually almost anything can contribute to feeling or being treated as separate or different. Perhaps you want to break away … More Which one is not like the others?
Love can be an ambiguous and frankly loaded word especially in terms of emotions and attached love. We have our own individual heart space which may feel guarded, protected, open, shared, or perhaps we’ve thrown away the key! Love can also be known as compassion, understanding, non-attached, yet at-one-ing with another and with all that … More Love, Lover and Beloved
There is so much beauty, truth, and goodness in each of us. In fact, that’s what you are at your core. So often we limit the expression of the fullness of who we are. Imagine the unfurling of a fern, opening to the sunlight, or the unfurling of a sail, opening to the … More Unfurling Into Self
Reflecting on the gifts of this precious human life brings us into awareness, into presence. Gratitude for nature which sustains and humbles. Gratitude for the human body which allows us to see, hear, and touch all that is within our awareness, even the unseen, untouchable, and seemingly unknowable. With gratitude, we can hold it all in our … More Gratitude For…
These times we are living in can be quite confusing. Sometimes it is hard to know which way to turn and who to believe. But there is always a light showing us the path, the path to the heart. Let’s take a breath, quiet the outer distractions and settle within. There we will find our … More The Path to the Heart
There is so much beauty, truth, and goodness in each of us. In fact, that’s what you are at your core. So often we limit the expression of the fullness of who we are. Imagine the unfurling of a fern, opening to the sunlight, or the unfurling of a sail, opening to the wind, each … More Unfurling into Self
Expectations from self and others often limit the expression of who we are and who we want to be, as do feelings of self-worth, or lack thereof. The self-critical voice often plays a non-stop commentary in our daily life. This creates a mist or fog obscuring the light within. Let’s give ourselves a break and relax, … More Relax, Release and Real-ize!
What have you discovered this week through the idea of Ground in meditation practice? Downloadable podcast: dec0415entry living from the ground of being.mp4
Plants turn toward the sun and prepare for a winter’s sleep as the seasons change. Animals navigate by the magnetic lines of Earth, some by the sky as seen from the ground, and some by moonlight. These forms of sensitivity are shared by many creatures on Earth, and human beings add their own forms of … More World Service: Sensitive Heart
Peace and happiness can be the quality of this moment, if we bring them forward. Truth is, like the sky, peace and happiness are already present. Just as we can bring the expanse of the sky into a moment by looking up, we can bring peace or happiness into a moment with a smile. The … More 1a. a Wiggle and a smile
What makes you smile? How do you feel when you do? The sky makes me smile, as do leaves and children and snowflakes and wind. I smile with understanding a lot, grateful that something has context or meaning or purpose and that I recognize that. Kindness makes me smile: giving it and receiving it. Helping … More 1c: Goodness. How powerful!
Tantric meditation and a tantric orientation in life is one of constantly bringing two qualities of Being into union and then sustaining that unified state. On the cushion that might be experienced through clarity and expansiveness (awareness and heart) being ripened and then sustained as a state. Off the cushion the same two qualities would … More Intermediate: Tantric ground
Being human is to embody the Christ Consciousness – the capacity of the heart. Being human is to express buddha nature – the fullness of expansive, enlightened wisdom and perception. Being human is to understand oneself as identical in essence as all existence on Earth. In this way, does on boldly express the Shamballa energy … More Christ/Buddha/Shamballa nature: we are this!
The distinction of the saints and sages of history, of those who inspire humanity to stretch beyond the usual have one quality in common: dedication. Each dedicated him or herself to sorting something out and, then upon doing so within his or her scope and scale, dedicating their life, energy, time, and capacity to that … More pre-Wesak Intermediate: Dedication – the Way of the Heart
Meditation brings the continuity of awareness forefront for any practitioner. As that happens, one realizes that several seeming polarities or dichotomies or paradoxes simply are not. Opposites are never really opposites, separate or separated is actually impossible energetically, psychically, telepathically. Little by little, meditation erodes the walls that, due to cultural or societal programming, have … More 6a. Heart-Mind
Releasing provides space, time, shoulds, agendas, clutter in our minds, in our hearts, in our homes. Release opens us, opens a conversation, opens relation, opens our ears, just opens. Release can be more powerful that receiving. Release can return us back to our essence. Downloadable podcast: Entry release, come back to essence
They have new life in common. A volcano’s eruption is the creation of new rock which will, in time, become the ground upon which life will grow. The human heart also creates. The heart brings forward truth, empathy, and long-term wise creative solutions to problems. The heart renews life. The lava of a volcano is … More World Service: What do the heart and a volcano have in common?
What if the very purpose of humanity is to bring forward the ingenuity and clarity of compassion in every regard? This webcast introduces that idea as well as three upcoming online course in this regard. 1.The heart and its power experienced through Entanglement Theory and morphic field resonance. in other words, how interconnectedness is quantifiably … More Webcast: Engaging the Bodhisattva Heart of Humanity
Human life begins with the heart and unfolds from it as a centerpiece of unity. The torus does the same; the toroidal flow of energy expresses from the center ‘zero-point’ and moves around the outside and returns again to the center. These cycles of movement create the expanded nature of the universe and all that … More The Heart: Grandest Torus of Them All
Our breath comes from the planet, as does our food and existence. Our choices effect the planet, as do our thoughts, types of emotions, and physical movement. We are planetary beings. Importantly, we are planetary beings not only on the microcosmic side of the equation but also on the macro. You and I are integral … More We are planetary beings.
To perceive the light in others as well as in circumstances and events requires standing within in one’s authenticity. Luminous perception results. In that mode of integrity one can ask oneself, “Is this necessary?” Is this thought, this word, this purchase, this activity, this emotion or reaction, this judgement, this patience, this kindness: is this … More 10b. Your Presence is Necessary
“Our lungs lead us to our heart. Our heart has opened our mind.” The first number of steps in The Practice of Living Awareness have led to discoveries of qualities of Being that are innate: lightness of being (smile) clarity and light (tip of the nose) perspective and relation (tip of the nose) flow, ease, … More 6a: We discover Heart-Mind.
Each World Service meditation invites wonder, appreciation, and gratitude for living on and in this amazing planet. Mother Earth is not only our home and source of life but also displays dimensions of Her beingness through all creatures and creation. This meditation, once again, uses one’s heart, ajna, and crown centers in order to open … More Dimensions of Earth-being
This meditation combines Smile and Tip of the Nose. It is a joyous and sensate meditation. I’ll be traveling to Oklahoma to teach a meditation retreat for the week. There will be no live meditations until next Tuesday. Please use the blog to support your practice. Explore the meditations or simply re-do ones from the … More Feel it from the inside
Seasons change, animals move on, leaves change color and somersault through the air landing softly on the ground. Do people have seasons or cycles of change? We are having one right now, and many have come before. A new age is upon us from the outside and the in. On the outside, the effects of … More Change of seasons … for humanity
Every day is the right day to invoke the celestial forces of Light and Harmony into the Earth and humanity. A full moon cycle amplifies that which is invoked and evoked. As fellow human beings flee from horrible states of war, famine, and hatred, we can invoke the powers of Harmony. We are all beings … More Invoking Cosmic Harmony in World Service
“When one is living from pure Being, one is pure radiance. When a human being is living from the fullness of the heart, that person is pure compassion. When a human being is living from the full range of skills, acumen, creative abilities that are innate and available, that person is unstoppable in the processes … More Nebula Sameness
Humanity is in trouble. Violence is in common language, common actions, and part of common entertainment. Violence effects millions of people directly through war, poverty, abuse, slavery, and sexual misconduct. Violence is often the first thought or action regarding Nature – to kill bugs, mice, trees – pesticides, fish farms, feed lots, factory farming of … More Roots = in this together
World Service meditations continue through the break in the rounds. This meditation focuses on the heart, ajna, and crown chakras for their planetary sameness through Life’s expressions. Best to do the meditation for the planet and personal insight, rather than me explaining. Downloadable podcast: Three chakras, one planetary Life.mp4
A meditation practice has one true goal: Awareness. If the practice is bringing forward results, these might be some of them: more clarity in a general sense. We might or might not act upon the clarity, but it arises more easily and frequently. more honesty with oneself. Again, we might choose to stay with habits … More Simple Awareness
Using the conjunction of Venus and Jupiter as our guide, the light of the heart is our full moon meditation theme. This blends with the ongoing theme of humanity’s transformation. Now, and in the coming few generations, humanity is remaking itself and re-establishing its relation with the subtle realms, subtle energies, and subtle beings. Heart … More July Full Moon meditation
I love the Earth! I wake up every day singing praises and gratitude for life and being alive. Thank you, Mother Earth! This World Service meditation is born from that heart, from the joyous realizations that this life is possible because of Mother Earth. This meditation engages the layer os heart and heart chakra that … More I love the Earth!
Every component of our physical presence is predicated upon and created out of Mother Earth. The integrity of the living form through which we express is born from and will return to Mother Earth. But, human Awareness-Being is not created out of the substances of Earth yet is integral to the evolution of Earth. Note … More Integral: Mother Earth
This meditation was like velvet from the beginning. Harmony seemed to be invoked before the meditation began and then enwrapped us in its smooth flow. As nice as that might be, the emphasis of the World Service meditations is the fact of shared consciousness on our Earth – thus, as we meditated in the refined … More Harmony
The human life thread is anchored in the heart center. Have you ever asked why or what this provides? The life thread anchored in the heart is telling us: that our choice of physical incarnation is for heart center reasons that the physical dimension and the heart’s vibration are in resonance that ease, peace, empathy, … More The heart reveals
We, who teach meditation, spiritual well-being, or the inner sciences, are all saying the same thing. We are joined by those who are opening the paradigms of science, psychology, the understanding of vibration and morphic fields: we’re all saying the same thing. Humanity is either destroying itself or birthing a new level of awareness and … More You are necessary: the birthing of a new humanity
You and I are Christ-consciousness (“the hands and feet of Christ”). You and I are buddha-nature (already completely enlightened). We are the saints and the sages of the human race – because everyone is capable of great compassion and supernal wisdom. We are this human Beingness. The world needs everyone to live human Beingness. Generosity, … More Compassion: the world needs your essence
You and I are pure vibration. For that matter, everything is! The Earth, the Sun, the solar system, and all life forms are experiencing the influx of vibrations from the galactic center. The Sun is responding with interesting flares, ejections, and perturbations. The Earth is responding to both the Sun and the galaxy with fluctuations … More Vibrating with Life
Heart-mind is one. It is one broad spectrum of relatedness that includes and makes thinking, creativity, associations, and ease possible. Separated – or brainwashed and acculturated to believe that heart and mind are separate – the problems of separateness result: violence, judgement, animosity, negation and limitation. Heart-mind are provide a limitlessness of responses, possibilities, creative … More The truth of it
Touch your heart. Now think of being angry. Nadda, right? Keep your fingers on your heart. Consider being impatient, or petty, or argumentative. Not happening, and actually feels unintelligent, right? In this moment, if you did the experiment, you just proved to yourself that heart-mind is a unified field of creative awareness that gives a … More Already here
Wind flows, streams and rivers do too; as do migrations of animals, and sap running in trees. Stepping back, we can see that flow is an essential dynamic of life on Earth. In a human being, flow is generated from heart-mind. When a person is thinking from the heart, patience and creativity are present. Without … More The flow of heart-mind
Heart-mind is not two things and never was. Heart-mind is a range of Awareness. An individual might not have less capacity with one or the other but that simply indicates where growth is possible as well as he type of limitations that the person will experience and live from. Heart awareness is empathic and wholistic … More One whole Awareness
In most indigenous cultures around the world, the heart and mind have been known as one. The teachings have never emphasized the head over the heart but, instead, as the Tao te Ching states, without the heart the head is of little use. Step 6 of The Practice of Living Awareness invites the practitioner to … More **One continuity: heart-mind