Category: Spiritual Development

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

There Is A Purpose For My Presence Here

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Why Did You Come Into The World? Consider that you came into the world to meet your spouse, perhaps raise some children, own a large house and pursue as much happiness as is possible in one life time. Is that all there is? Perhaps you are old enough to remember this cynical song from the…

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By BeyondEarth June 21, 2018 3

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

Where Are You Supposed To Be?

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“You’re Right Where You Are Supposed To Be” “Do not ever tell yourself you are just where you [are supposed] to be. That is foolishness. You will never convince Knowledge within yourself.” (The Deep Evaluation June 3, 2008) Examine within to find that sense of purpose that just knows you are supposed to be somewhere but…

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By Mary February 7, 2018 0

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

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

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

Serve the Truth

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To serve the Truth.What does that mean? How can I serve the truth? How can I know the truth, let alone serve it? Everyone knows the truth when they experience it. The truth is not an idea – it’s a feeling. The feeling of doing what is right is the truth. And similarly, doing what you…

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By Purpose August 11, 2014 0

Purpose in the Present Moment

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Living with purpose in the present moment has immense benefits for our mental, emotional and spiritual health. One of the benefits is that time moves swiftly and we are completely focused on the task at hand. Anyone who has been engrossed in something understands this. It can happen to anyone, at any time, as long…

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By Purpose May 25, 2014 1

Ego in Life

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The antidote to an over active mind that tries to take control – another word for the ego in life – is the spiritual practice of Steps to Knowledge. This practice emphasizes stillness and a real accounting of our everyday experience in order to step away from the false messages created by our ego. Our…

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By Purpose March 27, 2014 0