Tag Archives: contemplation

The One Process

The One Process Worksop     This extraordinary One Process Workshop helped deepen current experience here, clarifying some questions about post-awakening life through powerful direct inquiry and focused contemplation. Ken Kelly and Brigitte Hansoul lead the practices through a highly … Continue reading

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Five and Five

Recently came across an article that has been floating around the blogosphere for over a year. The author, a former palliative care nurse, shares her observations of the most common five regrets she has heard from people at the end … Continue reading

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Earth Day : A Contemplation

[ Written in honor of the Earth for Earth Day; Monday  April 22 ] I have no ability to create Even the smallest part of what this life requires Yet through each moment The Earth sustains all life upon it. … Continue reading

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The Watcher

[ On the blogiversary of SIAOF, am reposting the most popular original post of the last year. Enjoy, and thanks for stopping by !] It’s easy to get stuck as “The Watcher “. After meditating a while, and  watching thoughts … Continue reading

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Greg Goode and the Experience of Pain

[ The following will be added to the page “Looking Into the Experience of Pain”. Thanks to Greg Goode for the entirety of this page, extracted from his book  THE DIRECT PATH :  A User Guide ] EXPERIMENT 10 – … Continue reading

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Identity

Who am I ? The question occurs to most of us at one time or another, and to spiritual types, the philosophically inclined, and teenagers perhaps a bit more often. Having spent decades in one kind of spiritual practice or another, … Continue reading

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If I had just Five Minutes to Give Comprehensive Instructions for Awakening ?

[Guest post by Kenneth Folk, originator of the “Three Gear” approach to awakening. Enjoy!] How to Get Enlightened What would I say if I had just five minutes to give comprehensive instructions for awakening ? You are unenlightened to the … Continue reading

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