How am I seeing separation where it doesn’t exist?

“It is easy to imagine that the Buddha, the awakened one, is something or somewhere other than here or that awakening to reality will happen sometime other than now. But as long as we continue to think in terms of time we will deceive ourselves. The you who is chasing enlightenment will never become enlightened.Continue reading “How am I seeing separation where it doesn’t exist?”

When Awakening Gets Messy

Wouldn’t it be nice if awakening were this mystical/magical kind of thing that happens all at once and everything from that point on is smooth sailing?  If you are waiting for that to happen you may be missing out on where Spirit is trying to lead you. Sometimes awakening gets messy.  As your thoughts andContinue reading “When Awakening Gets Messy”

A gentle warrior

“On the spiritual path we must become a gentle warrior–curious, kind, and alert to our own con games–whispering to ourselves, wake up.” ― Charlotte Kasl, If the Buddha Dated: A Handbook for Finding Love on a Spiritual Path  

The real spiritual awakening

“That is the real spiritual awakening, when something emerges from within you that is deeper than who you thought you were. So, the person is still there, but one could almost say that something more powerful shines through the person.” —Eckhart Tolle Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/topics/awakening-quotes

Shifts

Earlier this month in my post titled Wake Up! I spoke in a brief and very general way about awakening.   Now I want to dig a little deeper and talk about what happens when people begin to wake up. So what does happen when people start waking up?  To put is simply, the world beginsContinue reading “Shifts”