Dec 09

Selfishness is good for you

imageFound this wonderful section in ‘With Folded Wings’ by Edward & Betty White.

“Your first duty in development, not only for your own sake but for the sake of the greater whole, is the establishment of a homogeneous, close-knit, invulnerable core of yourself as an individual. Until you have so established a centre or nucleus, no matter how small, in which your conviction is absolute that it is the germ centre of yourself as a separate eternal entity in cosmos, any venturing outside your boundaries is unwarranted and will inevitably prove more or less disastrous.” Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 06

Reincarnation – going back over the facts

imageI have just finished reading ‘The Risen’ by August Goforth, for the third time. Damn that book gets better every time I read it. It also highlights beliefs that I have or have developed since reading it last and that’s a really useful exercise in how you are progressing on your spiritual path. This time I ultimately but understandably came unstuck on the Reincarnation section. Most spiritual belief systems will probably feature reincarnation, in some form or another, and I really thought I had a handle on it till I read this section again.

What I had resolved as my beliefs on the subject; Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 05

The Guest House – Rumi

guestIn recent discussions I have been contemplating whether everything that comes into my senses has a reason. Is it just flotsam and jetsam drifting through my life or is there a deeper meaning. I am finding that the more I try and stay open, non judgemental and compassionate (hardest of all), the more wonders the universe shows me. My life is richer now than it ever was and as I clear more of the materialistic rubbish out, that I have collected over the last 50 years, it gets sweeter each day. It’s a shame that it took me so long to get on the right path,

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