Monthly Archive: July 2013

The Mantra of God

A mantra is a sound or word or symbol that offers access to spiritual wisdom and has the ability to promote spiritual transformation. The creative impulse that started our universe into operation could be considered a mantra. It would have been simple and elegant, yet capable of unfolding infinite layers of complexity, like a recursive …

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Rules for Living Well

Study and apply ethics – always think about what is the best thing to do and don’t kid yourself with the silly tricks of justification that most of us try to use on ourselves Use moral codes (distilled ethics) – understand that moral codes aren’t perfect or absolute, but they generally work for most cases …

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Humility Can Aid Growth

Humility involves maintaining respect for things other than self. An honest appraisal of self and a sense of connection to other things are key to staying humble. When we make mistakes, pride can stand in the way of correcting them and learning from them. With humility, there is less false pride and we can more …

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Higher Consciousness

We take it for granted that we are conscious, usually without defining what that means. We also take it for granted that we are at a higher level of consciousness than other life forms we commonly encounter. We observe the ability of a life form to manipulate the environment around it and compare that to …

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