Category: Self-Knowledge

Redeemed To Myself

Redeemed To Myself
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Is It Possible To Be Redeemed To Myself? Never mind what God thinks of me. Is it possible to be redeemed to myself? All my life I have seen myself as unworthy and unloveable and un, un… It has been a chronic situation and one that good works and positive affirmations only slightly phase. But…

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By BeyondEarth August 8, 2018 0

What Kind Of Metal Are You Made Of?

What Kind Of Metal Are You Made Of?
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We have been born into incredibly difficult times. Yes, we have been blessed to live in a world rich with resources. But that was then. Today, necessities are diminishing at an alarming rate. But out beyond our borders to space, there is an even more alarming reality. We are emerging into a Greater Community of…

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By BeyondEarth July 18, 2018 0

Psycho-spiritual Skiing

Psycho-spiritual Skiing
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A Controlled Fall To ski is to tilt just enough on a smooth downward slope, assisted by boards and sticks. as to rapidly descend–a controlled fall. Psycho-spiritual skiing is any deep contemplation of kenosis, that is, an emptying or unburdening oneself. “Some people can walk away from a relationship, but they are so bound to their…

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By Mary May 13, 2018 0

Individualism

Individualism
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I, Me, Mine Individualism is, of course, highly valued in Western culture. While any true spiritual development starts with the individual, the value of that development is only realized through relationship, through participation. “There is no power in being an individual. It is a powerless state, for its basis cannot be rejuvenated. You are rejuvenated constantly because you…

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By Jeffrey Adler October 20, 2017 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 Mark 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 Mark March 26, 2017 0

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 Mark October 10, 2016 1

Don’t Waste Your Freedom

Don’t Waste Your Freedom
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You may think your times spent as a student were times of freedom, because you were young and had few responsibilities. Perhaps you considered your parents to be very un-free and blamed them for being tied down to things. Perhaps you are a student yourself and you may wish that this would continue forever. But what is…

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By Verde December 14, 2014 0

Life is Not Chaotic

Life is Not Chaotic
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“Be happy that you have a higher purpose in life, for this means that your life is meaningful and not chaotic. It means that you have an origin and a destiny beyond this world. It means that life is eternal even as it passes through this temporary phase of worldly existence. “Be grateful, then, that…

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By Mark February 1, 2014 0

When You Know You Know

When You Know You Know
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“When you know, you know. And your choice is made already. It is this experience that you will want to seek out in your decision making at this point. Decisions made without this are merely presumptions. They may have great emotion but they do not have a foundation. Those who have purpose are not burdened…

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By Mark January 1, 2014 0