Emptiness as Enlightenment

Emptiness as Enlightenment

by guest blogger Samantha West Reading a friend’s recent post about the loss of his father prompted me to examine the idea of loss within my own life and how…

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Creativity as Enlightenment

Creativity as Enlightenment

The Age of Enlightenment spanned nearly the entire 18th Century. While some historians contend that the 17th C Jewish-Dutch philosopher, Baruch Spinoza (1632-1677), paved the way for this important intellectual and philosophical…

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Enlightenment: Five Views

Enlightenment: Five Views

This month let us take a Lapham’s Quarterly approach to Enlightenment as we look at five very different individuals’ approaches to it. First up, Immanuel Kant. This calls to mind…

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There is no such thing as “enlightenment”

There is no such thing as “enlightenment”

Perhaps “enlightenment” consists of the realization that there is no such thing as “enlightenment.” What do I mean? Well I became preoccupied by this question rather unwillingly at first because…

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Out of this World?

Out of this World?

The Way of Enlightenment is more a preparation than a path, more a journey than an end. The New Message from God  prepares us for two major shifts in humanity’s…

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Disappointed with Religion?

Disappointed with Religion?

Often the way of enlightenment starts with disappointment. And plenty of us become disappointed with religion—its dogma, its rules, its inequality. The G-word is unbearable for some. And it’s perfectly understandable.…

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Enlightenment?

Enlightenment?

E     n     l     i     g     h     t     e     n     m     e     n     t      ? Enlightenment Is…

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The World Needs You. Now.

The World Needs You. Now.

Sometimes on our way to enlightenment a time of awakening comes when ambition and accomplishment cease to satisfy and we see some light coming through the cracks of the life we…

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The Calling Is Out in the World

The Calling Is Out in the World

So many people want enlightenment, but who can follow what they don’t want? Enlightenment isn’t for our personal pleasure or development. It is here to contribute something of unique value…

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Jesus Is Here

Jesus is Here among the Angelic Presence Watching Over the World Jesus, along with Buddha and Muhammed, is among those “Messengers who have been sent here by the Angelic Presence” into…

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