We can’t take the emotion of guilt with us into the new energy, into our embodied enlightenment. That emotion has had its day. It serves no one, especially ourselves. But it’s seductive. It loves trying to pull us in and make us feel responsible for others. And of course then we see that emotion reflected back to us by others in our life. Some of them love to make us feel guilty, to make us responsible for their unhappiness, or for their joy. Continue reading
I want you to really ponder these next few sentences: You are one of the first to go through the embodied enlightenment. You are on the leading edge. You are literally lifetimes ahead of the rest of humanity. You are qualified and capable and courageous. But you are going to feel like you don’t know what you’re doing at times. You are going to feel like you are hitting a brick wall. Like you are trying to accomplish the impossible.
As I sit here at Starbucks, I am enjoying watching the baristas doing their daily dance of creating and serving coffee elixirs. But this morning there is a refreshing twist, as they wear their pajamas. Mostly Christmas-themed, including fuzzy holiday slippers. Continue reading
In Part 1 of There Are No Shortcuts, I touched on the use of cannabis to achieve enlightenment. This of course is not a new concept, since study of past civilizations has uncovered its long history of being a big part of spiritual practices. Continue reading
There are no shortcuts to enlightenment. It could be sped up or slowed down, depending on some factors, but there is no magic pill, no method or modality, no nutritional program, exercise protocol, no outside substance, no matter how pure or organic, that makes us more awake, aware, more conscious or enlightened. Continue reading