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Stages of Acceptance

The Stages of Acceptance could be thought of as the stages of grief…but that really ends in acceptance…it begins with denial… I think the stages of acceptance begin with an unemotional view towards the current state of affairs… Stages of … Continue reading

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True Meaning of Life

I recently watched the movie “I like killing flies”  which is about Shopsin’s in New York.  Kenny Shopsin said something about “The Meaning of Life”, and I thought…”Gee, I think I know a little bit about the true meaning of … Continue reading

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Stream of Consciousness

Tap directly into the deep well of universal knowledge This morning I decided to try out the stream of consciousness technique for writing down the ideas that were floating around in my head when I woke up. The unedited results … Continue reading

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Stages of Acceptance Ground Hog Day

Stages of Acceptance – Ground hog Day Shut up!  You don’t expect me to believe that I can learn life lessons from a movie like “Ground hog Day”!!  Um…well…yeah, I do.  :-O The film “Ground hog Day” stars Bill Murray … Continue reading

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Spiritual Development

Spiritual Development?!?! Yeah dude, that’s what I said. You don’t have to climb mountains to find gurus, or walk bare-footed in Indian to grow in spirit (not that there is anything wrong that!…see link below) Meditation and Yoga in the … Continue reading

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Separation-Unity

A Conversion between two brothers Imagine that two brothers:  Separation and Unity, had a conversation where they both answered questions or made comments about statements. Separation and Unity are also states of consciousness.  Unity consciousness is awareness that separation is … Continue reading

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Overcoming Fear

Overcoming fear is fundamental to inducing beneficial states of consciousness and enjoying a more joyful, conscious, purpose-driven life.  It is a process, a process that will be with you all of your life…overcoming fear is a skill that you can learn. … Continue reading

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Open your Heart

At some point, you will need to open your heart.  Most people block off the pain in their heart and close themselves off to the messages and lessons that heart needs to tell… Open Your Heart: Joseph Campbell At this … Continue reading

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Mindful Meditation

Create a Quiet Mind Learning mindful meditation brings many benefits to my life.  One benefit that that I think stands out from the crowd is that of a quiet mind.  Your mind remains the same, but the storyteller in your head … Continue reading

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Mindful Meditation

Mindful Meditation seems like a difficult practice to get started. Perhaps, if you had a better idea of the performance boost you’d get, you might find the right motivation for success. Just set aside all of the beliefs you have … Continue reading

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Meditation Techniques

Meditation Techniques are all beneficial, so the one you choose for yourself, should feel right for you.  You, can try my simple method, right now!  You can also try Buddhist, Zen, Chakra, Mindfulness, Zen or countless others. Meditation Techniques – My … Continue reading

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Life, the Universe, and Everything*

*Of course I don’t really know. UPDATE:  Steve Pavlina posted a podcast with the same title as this page…I thought that was too cool not to mention here…now back to my page… I woke up at about 2:53 this morning and … Continue reading

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Higher Consciousness

What is everyone talking about? I hear about “higher consciousness”  quite often these days…and I think that is a good thing…but, there are many different interpretations that I can see that are being applied to this term. First, and most … Continue reading

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Goals, giving, keeping

This is a summary of thoughts on goals, giving and keeping related to the recent sale of my RV…I really learned a lot from this ownership experience. Goals, giving and keeping:  The only way to keep something is to give … Continue reading

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Global Consciousness

What is GOOD(!?) about high gas prices? What do high gas prices have to do with global consciousness?  I know that sounds crazy!  High gas prices are a good thing??!?  What I am nuts!??!  Trust me, I AM CRAZY, but … Continue reading

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Forgive Yourself

“Miracles are natural signs of forgiveness. Through miracles you accept God’s forgiveness by extending it to others.” –A Course in Miracles (Text) Choose to Forgive Yourself.  I did, I makes it makes me feel better about me. I read a … Continue reading

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Follow your Bliss

But what if my “bliss” is to eat cookies??!? Joesph Campbell is quoted saying:  ”Follow your bliss” in order to find your life’s work…but what if my bliss is drinking beer and watching TV all day? So, if I drink … Continue reading

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Life after Death

An upbeat look at what might happen…after death. Have you ever felt you died and went to heaven? Or how about Hell? What if every time you thought you died, you did die and just didn’t realize it?  I am really … Continue reading

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Collective Consciousness

I am pretty sure that I am here on earth right when I wanted to be.  I am 39 years old and I am alive and healthy enough to witness the current shift in collective consciousness from fear toward love. … Continue reading

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Choose to Believe

I was listening to NPR the other day, and they were talking about some kids at a secular “discovery” camp…kinda like a church camp…for kids that didn’t really believe in god.  The camp was not strictly atheist, but the kids … Continue reading

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What is Reality?

What is Reality? Are we in the Matrix? Do you know kung-fu? What is the universe made of? OK, first off, I DON’T KNOW…but you know me…I love the “QUESTION”!! The first time I saw the movie “The Matrix” I … Continue reading

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What causes fear?

We all have fears…fear runs the show in America today…did you ever stop to think…what causes fear? Let’s look at some possible causes of fear. So if you google 10 Tep American fears…you will find the common fears or phobias … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Love

What is the meaning of love? There are many thoughts and beliefs that people hold about what it is. The Meaning of love – Romantic love Romantic love must be mutual and returned by both parties. If this state doesn’t … Continue reading

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