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Archive for April, 2008

Ipseity

Ipseity according to the dictionary is: selfhood; individual identity, individuality. [from L. ipse, self, himself] The absolute is both my nature and my identity. Is the nature of the soul and her very identity. It constitutes her manifestations but it is also her depth and deepest essence. Alternatively, we can say the absolute is our […]

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Timelessness is NOW. Timelessness includes no time and all time. It is the moment that is always now. The ordinary meaning of being in the now usually means pay attention to what is happening in this moment of time and space. It is usually directed at the content of one’s experience. Most of us probably […]

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Sense of Identity

What gives us our sense of identity? Some of the components of our sense of identity include: Personal History Body Image Familiar Sensations Thought Patterns Patterns of Reactivity Name Beyond the basic need for a sense of control, we are deeply driven by our sense of identity, of who we are. ‘I’ is a capital […]

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The reified mind operates in the world on self-images and the conceptional. The true artist is able to step into another dimension to produce a true self-portrait.

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Good and Evil

Came across this today in Your Soul’s Compass: We’ve defined the Soul’s Compass as an intelligence located in the heart that’s capable of perceiving and responding to the good. In Hebrew there’s a concept called yetzer ha-tov – the urge to good. Sometimes yetzer -ha-tov is imagined sitting on one shoulder, and yetzer ha-ra’ – […]

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Disidentification

I came across this post while looking into disidentification. The post, in part, has an exercise in disidentification. There are a lot of “I” statements in the exercise and then this paragraph: Through the process of disidentification you become more and more your own manager. You find yourself becoming more free from concerns about the […]

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Deep Love Lives On

From an email that has probably been forwarded to millions… These two guys reared this lion from a baby in England but the authorities would not allow them to keep it once it reached maturity so they were forced to give it up.  They took it back to Africa and placed it in a wildlife sanctuary.  A […]

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Rapprochement

In Googling rapprochement, 3.3 million results are returned. In scrolling down the page, it appears that more than 90% of the returns elate to rapprochement in its use in diplomatic relations. A rapprochement, which comes from the French word rapprocher (“to bring together”), is a re-establishment of cordial relations, as between two countries. In the […]

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Stroke of Genius

This is a video that is worth every minute of your time and more. It is a must see for those who have an interest in the Eckhart Tolle – Oprah online presentations and all others interested in spiritual development. What is not addressed in this video is how one’s being can synthesize these two […]

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The Unfolding Now

A new book by A.H. Almaas – The Unfolding Now – will be released 6/10/08. With all the interest generated in the NOW by Eckhart Tolle and Oprah, it will interesting to see if Almaas’ works become more widespread. I have a manuscript copy of The Unfolding Now and I think it is one of […]

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