Author: Purpose

Ask: Who Are Your Influences?

Ask: Who Are Your Influences?
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To learn how to discern friend from foe in the world examine how your foe will speak to your weakness, and your friend will speak to your strength.The Allies of Humanity Book Three, Fourth Briefing: Hidden Powers To detect who are your influences: Measure the noise from broadcast radio, t.v., social media as a percentage of your…

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By Purpose September 17, 2019 0

Losing Your Religion When L’Etat C’est Moi

Losing Your Religion When L’Etat C’est Moi
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Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity. Surely some…

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By Purpose July 25, 2019 0

Awareness of Death

Awareness of Death
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Sentient beings are aware of their mortality. The awareness of death is what gives life focus and purpose: its limitations. The “Best 3 Months” practice taught at the Conscious Dying Institute asks you to envision yourself with 3 months to live: What would your deathbed self require? This provides a tight focus on priorities, getting all affairs…

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By Purpose May 11, 2019 2

Stop Obsessing About Your Purpose

Stop Obsessing About Your Purpose
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If you have the great fortune of being able to consider the question, “What is my purpose in life,” then you are in the top 0.1% of people in the world. Most people struggle daily to provide for themselves and their family the basics of life: food, water, housing, clothing, education and a little comfort.…

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By Purpose June 12, 2017 2

Ancient Greeks and Arete

Ancient Greeks and Arete
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The ancient Greeks philosophized that success in life was based upon maximizing one’s potential to leave a lasting legacy in the world. They used the word arete, or “virtue” to symbolize excellence in life. The man or woman of arete is fully functional, using every aspect of themselves: mind, body and spirit to achieve something of…

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By Purpose March 26, 2017 0

To End Poverty

To End Poverty
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“Your purpose is to end poverty within yourself and to assist in ending poverty in others, not just physical poverty but spiritual poverty, for that is the root of all human suffering—for the rich, for the poor.” —Marshall Vian Summers, Poverty This Thanksgiving, I am grateful that I don’t live in physical poverty. But the poverty…

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By Purpose November 26, 2016 3

There Are No Small Lives, Only Small Minds

There Are No Small Lives, Only Small Minds
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“You are in the world for a purpose now, not your purpose, but a purpose that was given to you before you came, a purpose that is related to these times and to the Great Waves of change that are coming to the world.” — Marshall Vian Summers, The Origin This was shocking when I read…

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By Purpose October 10, 2016 1

More Than Just an Idea

More Than Just an Idea
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I have been meditating for nearly twenty years now. And while it has given me more calm, focus and peace in daily life, I still don’t have a handle on my life’s greater purpose. Am I doing something wrong? Maybe. But there is also the possibility that I’m doing it right — that one’s life purpose…

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By Purpose July 2, 2016 2

Purpose Always Has a Calling

Purpose Always Has a Calling
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Purpose always has a calling. Indeed, the function of purpose is the response to a calling. You cannot understand your purpose without acting upon it. This action will call for perhaps a greater participation and understanding than you have ever known. – from “Secrets of Heaven,” Secret #83 Most people, myself included, want to understand the…

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By Purpose June 8, 2016 1

Global Climate Change: It’s What We Want

Global Climate Change: It’s What We Want
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As I read the news every day, and see all of the horrible stories about Global climate change, I don’t understand why we as a planet don’t do anything about it. It’s as if the news has to get much worse in order to move people to take Global climate change seriously. Why is that?…

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By Purpose April 19, 2016 0