Tag Archive: spirit

Tao Te Ching

TAO TE CHING – The Book Of The Way The tao that can be told is not the eternal Tao The name that can be named is not the eternal Name. The unnamable is the eternally real. Naming is the origin of all particular things.   We join spokes together in a wheel, but it …

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Use the Force!

The concept of “the force” as presented in the movie, “Star Wars” is an intuitive projection of basic spiritual philosophy. In the movie, it was described as a psuedo-energy field created by all things and all forms of life, that binds everything together and penetrates and surrounds everything. The Force seemed to act as a …

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No Epitaph Needed For Spirit

Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep Do not stand at my grave and weep I am not there. I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow. I am the diamond glints on snow. I am the sunlight on ripened grain. I am the gentle autumn rain. When you awaken in …

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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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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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We ARE Spirit

Spirit is the divine breath of life. Spirit is not something we have or possess. Spirit is what we are. Spirit is the essence of all life that connects all life and makes life different from anything composed simply of time, space, energy or matter. The spirit that is noticed in an individual entity is …

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Creative Force

A creative force that manifested time and space and all the rest of the entire universe is at the core of many belief systems about how the universe came into being. When a creative force postulates persistence and progression, time is created and change is introduced. The change in time spawns dimension and space is …

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Does the Universe Have a Purpose?

Neil deGrasse Tyson was asked by the Templeton Foundation to answer the question “Does the Universe Have a Purpose”. In his response, Neil says that any answer beyond “I’m not sure” claims some access to knowledge not based on empirical foundations. Empirical foundations come from observations or experience. His remark seems to be aimed at …

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Wu Wei

The essence of wu wei is that often small indirect actions or even absence of action when it might be otherwise expected, can allow the harmony of the universe to be restored in the most effective manner. Wu Wei is a principle found in Taoism that involves harmonizing effort with the fields of energy around …

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Ethics is a Bridge to Spiritual Advancement

Spirit is the essence of what we are and is not our body or our mind. It is the creative impulse that is a precursor to time and space and energy and matter and all things related to them. Spiritual advancement is an increase in the functioning ability of what we consider to be spirit. …

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