Western Eyes: Seeking Spirituality With Religious Trauma

Religious trauma may cause some of us to reject dogma and walk away from the institutions we come from but it doesn’t have to. True spirituality is on the rise and we begin to recognize how the divine within is reflected in others.

As I further my personal goals as a content creator I wanted to take a minute and address why i’m doing this. I want to give people a safe place to come to grips with God on their own terms. Click the link for more.

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THOSE “UNSPIRITUAL” DAYS

“If your religion doesn’t bring you lasting peace then you’re better off with a Pepsi because at least that quenches you’re thirst.” -Lama Thubten Yeshe I woke up angrier than I’ve been in a while. It didn’t make any sense. I just visited family and spent some time in the mountains. Had an actual Christmas […]

How Struggle & Growth Go Together

Struggling is a part of the human experience. We all know the ‘grow through what we go through’ quotes. We have all of these maxims, but what do we do when the rubber hits the road? Do we throw our compassion out the window and watch our faiths die? No. We journey within and seek a divine solution. ‘Count it all joy when you go through trials’ right. Rock with me a minute and click the link for more.

What The Temptation of Yeshua Teaches

In the post called Symbolism Calls Us Deeper we discussed the esoteric elements behind Yeshua’s conversation with Nicodemus. Today, I’d like to relate that conversation to our own experience and describe how the Temptation in the desert gives us a playbook on how to overcome the triune elements of our being and realize the Kingdom […]

Why It’s Important To Plant Seeds

I know it’s easy for us to seek quick fixes nowadays. We literally have instant everything delivered to our doorsteps within 25 hours. Convenience stores at every corner stocked with all our favorite goodies. Instant gratification is the catchphrase of our era. While our society is, in many ways, a marvelous achievement a lot of […]

A Message To The Weary Traveler

We are weary by nature in many ways. The process of learning from mistakes, growing and evolving as we stumble through life can be daunting. Our struggles seem highly personalized as we meet with upset after upset. Of course, none of these feelings of exhaustion belong to one person nor are they anything new. It’s […]

SEEING OTHERS WITH CLARITY

In my train ride into work this morning there was a homeless man screaming at the top of his lungs. Normally, this sort of behavior would aggravate me beyond belief but something prompted me to listen. I stopped reading for a moment and decided to investigate what was happening with him. As he cursed a […]

THE PARADOX OF A TWO FOLD NATURE

The whole reason mystics, esoteric thinkers, hermetic philosophers and the like speak on polarity is because understanding that everything we like and dislike varies by degree is the best way to break up our black and white thinking. Once we are able to understand how subjective these labels created by society actually are we can […]