Posts Tagged: spiritual awakening

CAN RELIGIOUS PEOPLE THINK FOR THEMSELVES?

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CAN RELIGIOUS PEOPLE THINK FOR THEMSELVES?

Ramakrishna would agree with the great American Protestant theologian, Reinhold Niebuhr, who said we need to take religion seriously, but not literally. Niebuhr recognized that Religion is an important part of life for many people, but he didn’t advocate a narrow sanctimonious piety or an excuse for arrogance and divisiveness. Religion should not keep people…
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EROS, AND “THE LADDER OF LOVE”

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EROS, AND “THE LADDER OF LOVE”

Eros, the Greek god of Love, represents the passionate desire for all that is good, true, beautiful and meaningful. Eros, who traverses all levels of creation, is the Guide on the passage from the ‘Below’ to the ‘Above’, the Messenger between Earth and Heaven, the means to the perfection of the soul. Eros is the…
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DID JESUS’ DISCIPLES BELIEVE IN REINCARNATION?

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   As Jesus was walking with his disciples, “he saw a man who was blind from birth”. His disciples, having learned that this sort of affliction can be the result of ‘sin’, and noting that the blindness in this case had been from birth, asked Christ whether it was the man himself or his parents…
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SOLVING THE MYSTERY OF “SACRED NUMBERS”

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ONE Just as Creation begins with Unity before evolving into Multiplicity, so numbers begin with One. One represents the principle of absolute unity, God, the source of all Creation, prior to and pervading all things. It is symbolized in philosophical geometry by the ‘Point’. Like God, a point has no material substantiality (we are not…
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SEVEN GREAT WAYS TO GET STARTED ON A PATH

Posted by & filed under meditation, spiritual awakening, Spiritual Exercises, Spiritual Journal, Spiritual Path.

    (1)  Keeping a Spiritual Journal is a wonderful way to record your ideas, break through mental barriers, clarify your thoughts, refine your goals, express your creativity, and provide an open channel for new feelings and intuitions to flow freely.               You may want to place a Title on the cover and write…
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IS “SPIRITUAL BUT NOT RELIGIOUS” AN ANNOYING CLICHE?

Posted by & filed under Buddha, christian dogma, enlightenment, Lillian Danial, Meister Eckhart, orthodox, Ramakrishna, spiritual awakening, spiritual books, spiritual but not religious, Spirituality.

According to a recent Belief.netstory, roughly one-fifth of Americans describe themselves as “Spiritual but not Religious.” The story also says: A group of social scientists studied 346 people representing a wide range of religious backgrounds in an attempt to clarify what is implied when individuals describe themselves as “spiritual, but not religious.” Religiousness, they found,…
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WHAT PRESENCE LOOKS LIKE

Posted by & filed under Beyond Mindset, Bob Sima, Christine Kloser, Don't Die With Your Music, Intuition, Meditation Practice, Personal Growth, Presence, spiritual awakening, spiritual books, Steve Covey, Transformational Author.

(Today’s post is a Guest Post by Christine Kloser) Its 2:00 PM on Tuesday, July 17 and in a nano-second the talk title that I’m to give in 24 hours is finally revealed to me, “Books and Publicity as Tools for Personal and Global Transformation.” (Usually books are my main thing, but since I was…
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JUST GOT A GREAT NEW REVIEW I HAVE TO SHARE!

Posted by & filed under Door is Open, Mythology Scripture, Personal Growth. Book Reviews, spiritual awakening, spiritual books, spiritual growth.

MASTERFULLY DONE. A TREASURE From the book: “There is really no question about the existence of God, it is only a question of whether one has had an experience of God in one’s life or not.” Terrific insight from Cort’s wondrous, sparkling fusion of wisdom and insight drawn from mythology, philosophy, scripture (i.e., the Bible…
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