Monthly Archives: July 2016

Love is Contagious – Why Advaita Nondual Satsang teachers stare and pause

I’d like to share my blue collar enlightenment back stage insights about teachers (me included occasionally) who do a whole lotta staring and pausing and the necessity for balance with this teaching tool and style. You’ve heard it called different names- transmission, transference, morphogenic fields, mirror neurons, speaking from stillness, etc. But what is it really? Is it necessary?  How ...

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Stop Pretending by Catherine Ingram / Guidance

One day a six-year-old friend said to me, “Pretend you are surrounded by a thousand hungry tigers. What would you do?” I visualized the situation as he had suggested and, coming up with no viable plan of action, said, “Wow, I don’t know. What would you do?” And he replied, “I’d stop pretending.” In many ways, our usual pretending to ...

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Living Free by Mike Jenkins / Inspiration

More and more these days I get a sense of both being here and not being here. It is one of those divine paradoxes that makes no sense to the reasoning mind but which is understood through living it. Language can paint a picture but it is limited because it assumes that you understand the words I use in much ...

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How will this change me—will I be happier? by Peter Fenner / Theory

A question that frequently, and naturally, arises in any type of transformational work is, “How will this change me?” “Will I be more effective?” “Will I suffer less?” People would like to hear that their lives will be richer, more harmonious, and that they will be better able to deal with challenging situations. It’s tempting for people to infer that ...

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Every evening comes the moon by Brian Theriault / Guidance

Editor’s Note / J. Stewart Dixon:  Every once in a while an article comes along, such as the one below,  with a special blend of poignancy depth and accuracy.  An article similar to this resulted in my own awakening.  May Brian’s article inspire, assist and transform you.  And yes- this is a LONG article- mini book length. Light a candle, ...

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