Category: Perceptions

Self-realized Enlightenment Blues

The Upside of Hopeless Hopelessness  “Hope is for people who can’t see the Truth.” ? Jeff Lindsay, Dexter Is Dead Hopeless hopelessness is one of the great challenges we face. When we come face to face with the realization that the ego-self is powerless and helpless to resolve our suffering or to “get” us wholeness,…


Alchemy & the Philosophers’ Stone

Harry Potter, Russia, The Flash, Getty Research Institute and A. H. Almaas share an interest in alchemy and the philosophers’ stone. Shambhala will be releasing A. H. Almaaas’ eighteenth book, The Alchemy of Freedom: The Philosophers’ Stone and the Secrets of Existence, in late February 2017. A quick search on Google reveals: Harry Potter: The…


Let’s Make a Deal for the Real

Good news for the ego-self The ego-self is always looking to make a deal… If I meditate, can I become enlightened? If I work on myself, will I be loved? If I straighten up and fly right, can I have a life free of pain and suffering? Ah, that ego so full of ifs and…