Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Balkhī, also known as Rumi, was a 13th-century Persian poet, jurist, theologian, and Sufi mystic who, in my personal opinion, wrote some of the most beautiful and most profound words that were ever written.
There are two dimensions to who you are. The first is what I sometimes call the “surface I”—the person with a past and a future.
The Buddha teaches on several different methods to work with difficult or disturbing thoughts.
“Synchronicity is an ever–present reality for those that have eyes to see” ~ Carl Jung.
Thanks to the sages, luminaries, spiritual teachers, thinkers and every-day people who had and shared their enlightening experience, we can ignite the light of expanded awareness of the higher and deeper aspects of the human experience and existence itself, within ourselves.
Law of Attraction Coaching
If you want more prosperity, “asking” is not the right approach because that implies that you don’t have it. The right approach is to go deeply into the present moment, where you realize what Jesus called “the fullness of life” or “abundant life.”
T&H – Inspiration & Motivation
“The Seeds of Vandana Shiva,” a new feature-length documentary on the life of eco-activist and agroecologist Vandana Shiva, traces Shiva’s journey from nuclear physicist to defender of the environment.
“You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.”
The new science of Epigenetics emphasizes that the environment, and more importantly, our perceptions of the environment control our gene activity.
The piece below — from the 13th century poet Rumi — carries within it an essence that is central to many spiritual traditions around the world. The teaching itself may seem simple, but the most powerful ones always do.
The ego—on both the individual and the collective level—loves “the drama” that times like this can create. Our challenge is to remain alert and present so that we don’t fall into egoic reactivity, adding to the suffering so many are already facing.
Pondering the Unknown with the World’s Most Famous Scientist
Life unfolds between the polarities of order and chaos. It is important at this time to recognize these two fundamental opposites, without which the world could not even be.
The greatest gift we can make to others is our true presence. “I am here for you” is a mantra to be uttered in perfect concentration.
Towards A Brighter, More Wholesome Future