You aren't aging. That statement seems to make no sense, " of course I'm aging, I look and feel older every year..." you might say, Time to delve into spiritual philosophy... In a previous post titled " who do you think you are?" I was explaining the idea of really questioning who we really are … Continue reading You aren’t aging.
Conflict, most people hate it, most people try to avoid it at all costs but conflict in a way can be a productive thing, people that have the ability to disagree, to argue and to come to an agreement not only learn how to learn to deal with conflict better in the future but it … Continue reading Avoiding outer conflict leads to inner conflict.
Regretting the past is a waste of time. Our minds have a natural tendency to think of the past, to think of what could have or should have been, we all by default think this way, but to live in reality and to find more peace in our lives we must practice what doesn't come … Continue reading Regretting the past is a waste of time.
Spiritual detachment is a phrase everyone is bound to hear eventually when they decide to venture down the spiritual path but what is spiritual detachment exactly? Many people, including myself when I first heard about this idea thought it meant trying to detach from our feelings. Detach in the sense of not trying to feel … Continue reading Spiritual detachment, it’s not about being cold.
" Man suffers only because he takes seriously what the gods made for fun" - Allan Watts The ability to find the humour in life, the ability to not take life so seriously and especially ourselves so seriously is such an important thing to do. I'm not saying to dismiss the problems of the world … Continue reading A sense of humour, essential on the spiritual path.
We would all love a problem free life, to be human is to experience pain and suffering though. The ability to know we are alive, to experience a story we call " my life" is a beautiful thing at times and at other times can be the most horrible thing. Life is a gamble, a … Continue reading You just need to make it through today.
The title of this post seems obvious, of course you know you're alive, it's the most obvious thing, but how often do we take a moment to realise how amazing that really is? If we look at our lives or the lives of most people, everyone is searching for that big event, or that big … Continue reading You know you’re alive right?