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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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. – Poverty This Thanksgiving, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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People Think They Know the Truth

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When I reveal to people that I meditate in order to find greater purpose in life, they often ask, “So, tell me: what have you found? What is your purpose?” That is the mind’s response: tell me what purpose is. Let’s define … Continue reading

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No One Has Come Here by Accident

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“No one has come here by accident. Everyone has been sent for a purpose. This purpose remains undiscovered within you, but you must find it, for that is the great pursuit in life.” – from the revelation “How God Speaks … Continue reading

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