Category: Spiritual Development

Where Are You Supposed To Be?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Purpose 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 Purpose January 1, 2014 0

I Am the God of My Universe

I Am the God of My Universe
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It is very lonely to be a little god of your own universe. If you think, “I am the God of my Universe,” then you need to defend it against all others who are also little gods. Sometimes people agree that another person is the god of their universe, in their private life or in…

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By Purpose October 16, 2013 0