The Fine Line Between Spirituality and Delusion

I’m one of those people who consider themselves “Spiritual, but not Religious”.  And what I mean by this is that while I am open to exploring the realms of consciousness and connectivity, I have no interest in doctrines and dogmas. The basic difference between spirituality and religion is that spirituality is about direct personal experience, … Continue reading The Fine Line Between Spirituality and Delusion

Restoring Balance Between the Masculine and Feminine

It would seem, in most cultures, that we derive much of our personal identity from our biological sex.  And in such cultures there are strong divisions between men and women regarding societal roles and behavior.  These gender roles are conditioned in us from such an early age that we grow to assume that they are natural.  … Continue reading Restoring Balance Between the Masculine and Feminine

From Loneliness to Aloneness

If you ever feel lonely, know that you’re not alone.  Loneliness is so prevalent it would seem as if it’s an inescapable human condition.  But what exactly is loneliness?  Where does it arise from and how is it overcome?  Loneliness is a deep pervading, and often unshakable feeling, a sense of disconnectedness, a craving for affection and companionship.    Loneliness is an overwhelming … Continue reading From Loneliness to Aloneness

EGO

The ego is that function of consciousness by which we identify with the mind and the material body, the material world and our roles within it.  It sustains in us the illusion of duality.  It is the very idea that we are separate from the creation, separate from one another, and separate from God.  But … Continue reading EGO