Monthly Archives: September 2010

Letting Go of Spirituality

Believe nothing on the faith of traditions, even though they have been held in honor for many generations and in diverse places. Do not believe a thing because many people speak of it. Do not believe on the faith of the sages of the past. Do not believe what you yourself have imagined, persuading yourself that a God inspires you. Believe nothing on the sole authority of your masters and priests. After examination, believe what you yourself have tested and found to be reasonable, and conform Read more [...]

Love and Fear

Love and Fear What is love?” “The total absence of fear,” said the Master. “What is it we fear?” “Love,” said the Master. (Anthony de Mello) "...how few understand what love really is, and how it arises in the human heart.  It is so frequently equated with good feelings toward others, with benevolence or nonviolence or service.  But these things in themselves are not love.  Love springs from awareness.  It is only inasmuch as you see someone as he or she really is here Read more [...]

Fun Questions

The most essential question: 1.       Is there enough joy, love and peace in your life? Some others: 2.       In your most quiet moments, when you are quiet and there are no distractions, do you feel the unease within you? Is it obvious or is it subtle? Is it a lurching away from what is? 3.      What if happiness is your natural state, and all unhappiness is the pursuit of happiness? Is everything that you do, feel, think, and say an attempt to pursue happiness? Read more [...]