Seeing Clearly and Watching the World

Seeing Clearly and Watching the World
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Being enlightened often conjures up images of remote monks meditating on a high mountain top. Or, enlightenment is seen as an ultimate state of awareness which leads to joy and…

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Enlightenment and Bitcoin

Enlightenment and Bitcoin
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When we first entertain the idea of becoming enlightened, we may assume that the benefit of enlightenment is for ourselves alone. We want peace. We want equanimity. We want to…

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Determination

Determination
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“The key to finding satori (enlightenment) is the seeker’s level of determination.”  – Zen – Principles and Practices Zen buddhism is a type of religion that emphasizes strict discipline, hard work…

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There is no Escape from Elections

There is no Escape from Elections
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Do not seek enlightenment. Do not seek to escape, for there is no escape. There is only contribution and collaboration, or there is failure and catastrophe. – The Global Emergency It…

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Goals Beyond our Reach

Goals Beyond our Reach
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Like the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow or the search for perfection in many fields of endeavor, our human mind seems literally hell-bent on goals beyond our…

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Aliens Will Not Enlighten You

Aliens Will Not Enlighten You
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84% of people believe that extraterrestrial Aliens exist. If you’re in that group, do you hope that Aliens can enlighten you? If you do, I have some disappointing news: Aliens will not…

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Who is your Enlightenment for?

Who is your Enlightenment for?
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Who is your enlightenment for? Really. Be honest. Most people, if they are honest, would say that enlightenment is for themselves so that they can be the best they can be. That sounds reasonable,…

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Working out for Enlightenment?

Working out for Enlightenment?
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Do you like to go to the gym?  If so, enlightenment may be your bag. Working out for enlightenment is like working towards a great body. They’re both the goal of…

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Cats Can’t Be Enlightened

Cats Can’t Be Enlightened
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    Cats Can’t Be Enlightened  

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Why Enlightenment is Extremely Rare

Why Enlightenment is Extremely Rare
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Spiritual enlightenment is extremely rare and yet people seek it out. Why is that? Because this life is not like where we have come from where “oneness” and unity are…

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