Cages

The cage that held my heart was made of fear. I thought that it was a good thing. I thought that it would protect me from harsh words and pain. I thought that “they” built it, I forgot that I built it to be my mask, the mask that would make me acceptable, likeable and a good citizen...

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Posted date:5th May 2001
WRITINGS - ENLIGHTENED SELF

How to find Authentic Spirituality?

Mothers don’t always know which of the things they say will be the ones that shape their children’s destinies. One night I asked my mother how I could tell the difference between what was true and what was not, how I would know what was make-believe and what was not. Her answer became a core philosophy that I would rediscover over 20 years later...

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Posted date:20th Dec 2004
WRITINGS - ENLIGHTENED SELF

How to overcome fear, in life and in meditation

Fear, anxiety, restless and an underlying busy doubting mind can sabotage your attempts to clear your mind, to live freely and yes, to meditate. Here are some practical steps to support your overcoming the obstacle of fear in life and meditation. This is worth meditating and contemplating on. 5 STEPS to help you to overcome fear, for inner peace and successful meditation...

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Posted date:20th Jan 2001
WRITINGS - ENLIGHTENED SELF

Are you spiritual?

What does it mean to be spiritual? Are you spiritual?
When we say “I’m being spiritual” or “That’s not a very spiritual thing to do?” we may believe that we are helping ourselves or others, to get to some destination called ‘spiritual’ – but if you follow the logic of truth, then this type of belief is seen for what it is, just another belief… and one that can completely block true perception, and cause painful destruction in your life...

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Posted date:20th Dec 2016
WRITINGS - ENLIGHTENED SELF

You are what you seek

You are what you seek. All paths ultimately lead to you. You are worth seeking and the prize of finding your true self is for many, the prize of all lifetimes. Finding the true self is what causes the liberation that is taught by the heart of all ancient traditions. It is sung about by souls who feel drunk on the bliss and love of truth. It is the same truth that causes some to weep with “agápē ” and others to fall in love with silence...

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Posted date:6th May 2016
WRITINGS - ENLIGHTENED SELF