Saturday, November 1, 2014

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Second Anniversary of My Spiritual Awakening

I almost forgot, it's been exactly two years since I awoke in the morning and immediately realized that I had awakened!

Friday, September 20, 2013

New spiritual teaching websites by me:)

From the center of everyday life, with no essential wants or needs, I posted a resource for and about spiritual awakening.

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Update on being back in the human experience

What does that mean? Having attained the realization of the essence of who I am, and understanding the true nature of things nearly one and a half years ago,

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Posted on With Gangaji: "What do you learn from suffering?"

Learning itself was always my source of suffering, because I could never find all the answers. Eventually finding myself on a spiritual journey, through endless inquiry,

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Finding enlightenment, one year later

Now it is 1 year since I wrote in this blog about my full awakening on Feb 18 2012. What a year it's been! Here are the experiences I have had that are directly related to it,

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Sacred sharing with Shantimayi

Invited to join SM, she had lunch fixed for the two of us and I sat in a big wicker chair 4 feet away and directly facing her as she sat lotus style on her bed.

Friday, January 25, 2013

With Shantimayi in India

First satsang yesterday with Shantimayi in 13 years!?I shared the story with sangha, about 50people from mostly Europe and Australia.

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Wisdom can come from negativity

On Sunday I stood up, proclaimed "I need to take care of my heart," and stomped out of the Spiritual Heart and Inquiry group meeting at the public library.

Saturday, January 5, 2013

Gratitude and body energy fields

Shantimayi proposed that we write a response this contemplation, which i answered as follows: Inspiration is in each breath. Sitting very still,

Sunday, December 30, 2012

More can be done to awaken humanity

There's gotta be a way, somewhere between "everything is alright the way it is," and "nobody can truly be free from suffering." There's gotta be a better way

Friday, December 7, 2012

What really happened during those 12 years away?

I have often described the 12 years between 2000 and 2012 as a time when I went off the path, and back into the veil of illusion, self-judgment, and attachments.

Another lesson from the discussion group

Yesterday I removed a member from the Meetup group, and banned him from rejoining. It came as a black and white decision after reading his latest send in an email thread.

Monday, December 3, 2012

Confrontation during spiritual gathering

The Bay Area Self-Inquiry Group has been meeting for 9 months. Two months ago, I changed the name to Spiritual Heart and Inquiry, to reflect the new format

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Why is opening the heart so difficult?

Everyone agrees with me that it requires opening both the mind and the heart to realize a full awareness. Which one is more difficult?

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Spiritual Heart and Inquiry Group

I moderated the third meeting in the new format today, and it was amazing and inspiring. People are really connecting. I suggested the topic "trusting ourselves"

Breaking the silence with Gangaji

Today was my first time Gangaji's monthly online program, and I was able to talk with her on the videocast. I shared my story of how I met her in 2000

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Bashar the Bizarre

Nobody including those who love him can say that this channeler isn't a bit bizarre, in mostly a fun way. I saw him for the first time I can remember

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Spiritual gathering t Samovar Tea Lounge

I've been a part of many spiritual teachings, gatherings, events over the years. Some stand out, but I can't see to remember one like this.