The role of tree leaves is to turn sunlight into energy. This is truly an amazing feat, which is going on all around us in silence. As if this was not enough, the roots of a tree nourish it with water and soil nutrients. Trees can grow for hundreds of
Not only is it the invisible source of life, it IS life. Therefore, our lives are an expression of universal consciousness. As such, we have the ability to explore the totality of life or consciousness. We have the ability to tap into its power. That which is the life of
“All of your body in in your mind, but not all of your mind is in your body.” Jack Swarz Contrary to popular opinion, your mind, or consciousness, is not physical and therefore, cannot be located in your brain. Your brain acts as a processor for your thoughts and beliefs.
Having lived in a convent throughout my twenties, I left with the “knowledge” that feelings were evil, to be shunned and erased from daily life. They supposedly interfered with the spiritual life, with attaining perfection. I had been so successful in burying my feelings that when I was asked, “How
Quantum physicists have discovered that the tiniest bit of matter beyond molecules and atoms, is not really matter, only a “knot of energy”. So, the physical world we experience is actually energy in a huge variety of forms. This fact is probably the most difficult one to comprehend, since we
Our perception of the world is what decides our lives. We see, we choose, and that determines our behavior. Our perception of experiences reveals our framework, our belief system. Belief and perception create our personal world. Each person lives in a separate reality. No two people can have exactly the
This story, told for close to two thousand years, has profoundly affected our attitude toward God. We have come to believe that Adam and Eve were expelled from the Garden of Paradise because they dared to search for truth (“the tree of good and evil”). God is portrayed as
Turn on the TV! Login to your computer! Check your cell phone…again! Above all, fill the void of silence and “not-doing”. Equating silence and stillness with boredom propels us to fill our days with busyness. This belief blocks our spiritual evolution. Why do we fear silence? Is it because