Category Archives: Spirituality

Cultural Deification of Cruelty

“Almost everything we call ‘higher culture’ is based on the spiritualization and intensification of cruelty – this is my proposition; the ‘wild beast’ has not been laid to rest at all, it lives, it flourishes, it has merely become – … Continue reading

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Bud Budding Buddha Bing

“Nothing can be relied upon for security. As soon as you grasp something, it’s gone. Anguish emerges from craving for life to be other than it is.” – Stephen Batchelor Anguish exists in this world for reasons known and unknown. … Continue reading

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We Three Kings

“We Three Kings of Orient are, bearing gifts we traverse afar, field and fountain, moor and mountain, following yonder Star.” – John Henry Hopkins Everything we are and can possibly become resides in our symbiotic relationship with the sun. As … Continue reading

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Adore Queen Athena

“Athena gives the blessings of wisdom and intelligence and the creative arts. And surely she dwells in the capitols of cities because, through her wisdom, she has established the community of the State.” – Flavius Claudius Julianus — Once upon … Continue reading

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Reemerge with the Divine

“A human being is part of a whole, called by us the ‘Universe’—a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts, and feelings, as something separated from the rest—a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness…” Venus … Continue reading

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Give Colour to Virtues

“My people will sleep for one hundred years, but when they awake, it will be the artists who give them their spirit back.” – Louis Riel Another way to conceptualize the four pivotal virtues of civilization is to contemplate how … Continue reading

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Love Knows No Bounds

“Store up treasures in heaven where neither moth nor rust destroys or theft extorts and breaks; for where your treasure resides, there your heart partakes.” Behold the diamantine flower depicted in the image above, the chord by which we are … Continue reading

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Living with Congruence

“If you don’t stand for something, you will fall for anything.” – Gordon A Eadie We experience personal integrity when what we say, do and believe are in congruence. This doesn’t automatically fall into place, but requires ongoing effort and … Continue reading

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Navigate Emotional Flow

“Just as the river where I step is not the same, and is, so I am as I am not.” – Heraclitus As explorers of the mind we travel through all sorts of conscious and unconscious phenomena. Along the way … Continue reading

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My Gift to You

“My intention is purely to follow the dharma that is guiding me. That is all. Right now my duty is to give pure sounds to the universe – pure and simple – with pure heart.” – Gaiea What Enya was … Continue reading

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