Tag: Illusion

Does the Mind Hinder Our Connection with the Spirit?

This morning I had a profound moment of bliss, one that I was longing to experience for the past few months. I sat, caressed...

3 Ways to Use the Illusion of Time to Your Benefit

"Time is not a linear flow as we think it is, into past, present and future. Time is an indivisible whole, a great pool...

Reality is Nothing but a Hallucination Says a Neuroscientist

"We don’t just passively perceive the world; we actively generate it. The world we experience comes as much from the inside-out as the outside-in."...

Zen and the Art of the Home-full Cosmopolitan

"All who wander are not lost." ~ J.R.R. Tolkein We're all familiar with homelessness and we're all familiar with having a home, but most of...

6 Signs you Need to Slow Down

"What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare. No time to stand beneath the boughs And stare as long...

Then Again, I Could Be Full of Shit: On The Inherent Hypocrisy of the Human Condition

“We understand nothing! If you understand this, you understand everything.” ~ Paul Mic The title of this piece (minus the subtitle) is the last sentence...

Six Ways to Leverage Open-mindedness in a Close-minded World

“I would rather die a meaningful death than to live a meaningless life.” ~ Corazon Aquino Everybody thinks they’re open-minded. Even close-minded people think they’re...

Non-Duality and Presence: Guidelines for Increasing Awareness

“The gap is your connection to the field of pure potentiality. It is that state of pure awareness, that silent space between thoughts, that...

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A Look at the Powerful Practice of Walking Meditation

 “The mind can go in a thousand directions, but...

Why do We Fear Death?

“A man who thinks that death is the enemy...

7 Signs Your Chakras are Out of Balance

“Meditation is nothing but withdrawing all the barriers; thoughts,...

7 Pitfalls on the Path to Enlightenment

Ah, enlightenment… So motivating. So inspiring. So misunderstood. Exasperatingly...

Why We Keep Making Decisions We Know Are Bad For Us

"Forgive yourself for not being at peace. The moment...

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7 Buddhist Koans and Their Meanings

Buddhist koans also called Zen Koans are a guiding light in the darkness of life. They have been used for centuries by Zen teachers...