Tag: Knowledge

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

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 Mark March 27, 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

Guidebook Purpose

Guidebook Purpose
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When discussing spiritual matters, a friend once told me, “Isn’t there just a guidebook on the purpose of life?” It was a reasonable question, it seemed to me. Then my friend said, “I don’t have time to read everything. Can’t someone just tell me what to do so that I feel connected and I feel…

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By Mark September 12, 2013 0

You Have Come to the World with Purpose

You Have Come to the World with Purpose
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You are here to serve. You are here to give. You are here because you are rich with Knowledge. Regardless of your circumstance in life, your own sense of poverty will be banished forever as Knowledge arises within you, for there can be no sense of deprivation when Knowledge is being experienced and expressed. This…

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By Mark August 3, 2013 0

Purpose and Importance of Partnership

Purpose and Importance of Partnership
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Relationships and important partnerships like marriage are the proving ground for expressing and developing our life purpose. Without these relationships of purpose, we are stuck in our heads. But how do we find these relationships of purpose? “You want relationships desperately, but you do not know what to do with them. You are like a…

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By Mark June 17, 2013 0

To be a portal from Heaven is our life purpose

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We are meant to be a portal from heaven. For that is where we came from and that is where we will return to. You are a portal from Heaven For you to experience your relationship with God, you must realize that you have come from a place of reality to establish that reality in…

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By Mark March 1, 2013 0