The True Meaning of Christmas

The True Meaning of Christmas
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While the life of Jesus was extraordinary, his accomplishment is possible for all of us. This is the True Meaning of Christmas. Many claim that Jesus was an “enlightened master”…

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The Antidote to Physical Reality

The Antidote to Physical Reality
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God has given you the antidote to living in the physical reality. The antidote is the deeper Knowledge God has placed within you. Beyond the realm and the reach of…

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Personal Enlightenment

Personal Enlightenment
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The quest is always for personal enlightenment. Isn’t it funny how no one says they are searching for public enlightenment or an enlightened relationship? Enlightenment is a solo job so it…

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Spiritual Deceptions

Spiritual Deceptions
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One of the greatest spiritual deceptions is: “Everything will work out fine.” Or, said another way, “Everything works out for the best.” Spiritual deceptions are effective because we want them to…

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Marriage and Enlightenment

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Jesus was said to be single and he found enlightenment without marriage. The Buddha left his wife, Queen Yashodhara, and his son at 29. He renounced his family and the World…

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Mistakes into Miracles

Mistakes into Miracles
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Everyone wants enlightenment but few actually want to get dirty doing it. Let’s face it: growth is difficult and challenging. We don’t get stronger by lifting un-heavy weights. And we don’t learn…

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What to do with Enlightenment

What to do with Enlightenment
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Enlightenment is such an attractive concept that few people will ever consider, “What to do with enlightenment once I achieve it?” Even if we do ask, it’s a slippery slope to…

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What Prevents Enlightenment

What Prevents Enlightenment
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At the check out line in my local Whole Food Market , I noticed the most recent issue of Shambhala Sun, a Buddhist magazine: It caught my eye because distraction…

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Enlightenment is a Misnomer

Enlightenment is a Misnomer
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It would be wise indeed to relinquish the idea of personal enlightenment altogether. It is a misnomer. The person you are seeking to enlighten is the obstacle that stands in…

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Enlightenment Alone is an Illusion

Enlightenment Alone is an Illusion
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While living in separation, most of us try to achieve enlightenment alone. We live in separate bodies and have separate minds with separate feelings. When we become adults, we often…

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