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The Ego and Suffering

“The saint knows that the world and everything made by God is good, while those who are not saints either think that created things are unholy, or else they don’t bother about the question one way or another because they are only interested in themselves.” Thomas Merton, New Seeds of Contemplation In reading this statement, it made me think. If Merton believes this, how did he justify his need to rail against the conflict created […]


Chaos is No-thing wanting to be something.

“Staring down Chaos, we can recognize that there is no space, no ease, no footing in it.”-Kathleen Dowling Singh, The Grace in Aging Chaos. What is it that creates this state in our lives? Mostly, it’s from us giving our power away. When we have lost our direction, our purpose, and start giving in to all the multitude of external and contradictory data, stories and uninformed comments, this confusing cacophony of misinformation can disorient us, […]


We can wander in our unmindfulness . . .

or, we can take back our power in mindful communion with God. ~revjim #spirit-edu.com -Spirituality Online#aworldthatworks  #need CEUsSpirit Education is a CSL Authorized Virtual Education Provider Grace in Aging class starts September 18th Online at Spirit Education


Eliminate the Negative

Have you ever noticed how, when you’re in a group talking, there always seems to be someone who just has nothing constructive to say and they tend to dominate the conversation with oftentimes unrelated trivial drivel? They tend to drive a wedge into a discussion that causes the group to disburse unless they are gently brought back to the light side! The unfortunate thing is, they don’t realize how much their attitude reflects how their […]


New Seeds of Contemplation Course

If you are interested in the mystical journey we’re all on and would like to engage with others online for the next 6 weeks for 1 1/2 hours a week to gain a better and more positive idea about how to have a direct experience with the Divine, Join us. More info at www.spirit-edu.com/learn/. “As a magnifying glass concentrates the rays of the sun into a little burning knot of heat that can set fire […]