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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Money Can’t Buy Enlightenment

Money Can’t Buy Enlightenment
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Money can’t buy enlightenment, just like money can’t buy you love. However, a lack of money can prevent enlightenment. Not having enough to eat will hinder enlightenment and so will…

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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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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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Universal Spirituality

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In order for there to be a  Universal Spirituality, it must Serve All Worlds, All Beings, All Religions and All Races. It must be transferable between worlds, and races. The…

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Disaster Leads to Development

Disaster Leads to Development
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When disaster strikes us, like it has for residents in Colorado from the floods last week, our first reactions are often anger and fear. This is natural. Once these initial…

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Spiritual Protection

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When asking for spiritual protection, we really should be asking for string and mutually dedicated relationships. There is tremendous help available to us, to protect us, to guide us if…

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