Not By Bread Alone

We are NOT sustained exclusively nor even primarily by the ingestion of food but by the Will of the Divine. FOOD IS A SUPPLEMENT to the Word of God. Where our capacity to accept and channel Divine Will through our bodies is lacking, food satisfies the deficit.

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What Is Guru?

We are all students of the Divine process. From the very beginning we ask "What is This?". Life is the exploration in search of the puzzle pieces that comprise the whole, clear picture. The Guru is anyone or anything that helps us along on the treasure hunt and shows us how to put the fragmented pieces of true vision together. 

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Surrender to the Divine Leads to Supreme Realization

Since I started performing the Shiva mantra "Maha Paduka Guru Mantra" in which the feet (paduka) of Shiva rest on the crown chakra, I have been having the experience very, very much like that described below.  Shiva showed me the column of light that starts where his paduka touch the the crown and how to allow the column to pass through to the base at muladhara.  None of this happens without profound Surrender to the Divine.

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Diwali, Festival of Light and the New Moon

Today’s New Moon marks the main day of India’s epic festival Diwali or Deepavali, known as ‘The Festival of Lights.’  Tonight is a good time to darken all the lights and illuminate your dwelling place with intentional light.  Meditate on light emerging from the darkness within.  As the reflective lunar light goes dark, Diwali is a time when we can honor our own inner light and let it shine forth into the world.

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Do It Anyway

Understanding and applying spiritual practices and principles is always a challenge. Overcoming the challenges and obstacles is the essence of practice. The first stumbling blocks are encountered within. But most spiritual practitioners cite the most problematic issues as those which arise in the disharmony and dissonance of other humans.

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