Tag Archives: Religion and Spirituality
A few weeks ago, a friendly acquaintance of mine gave an amazing talk on how Christianity had touched his life, the Christian practices he had observed, Christian experiences, etc.
This talk sent me off down a few lines of inquiry:
- How am I relating to the tradition I was born in to ?
- Specifically, how am I relating to the Holy Spirit ? ( a big part of the talk involved the Holy Spirit)
We have all heard it. Nowhere to go. Nothing to do. Depending on your disposition, this may elicit either a yawn ( of boredom, tedium or indifference ) or a scream. ( of frustration, exasperation or some such similar ) … Continue reading
This life has passed physically easy and emotionally full of misery. This may be from the nature of emotions which are suffering itself. I can thank my Mediterranean ancestors for their overflowing passions. Still, what’s here is here. How much … Continue reading
Don’t tell me I am space we are space space is all there is I feel solid objects I feel emotions I know what I think I don’t believe what you are saying I believe in science I am myself … Continue reading
His name is Ramaji. Ramaji does a kind of energetic transmission called RASA . It felt amazing – unlike anything else. * A friend of mine had told me about Ramaji. You never know what friends are into. A group of … Continue reading
Oshaku Okumura, one of the foremost exponents of Dogen’s teachings, said when he was asked about Satori: “Satori is nothing but being aware of, or being alert in, whatever activity you are doing right now, right here. Any activity is … Continue reading
primitive hut retreat on a breezy hillside of scrub forest in winter little hooves scuff by at 1:00 am one morning two owls duel hooting in the predawn dark immersed in natural quiet alive, vital, spacious, free animal, vegetable and … Continue reading