Category Archives: Spirituality

Commentary on Ennead I.4 – Well-Being

Plotinus makes perfect sense if you take the time to think about what he is saying. To attain ultimate well-being is an out of this world experience. It’s about being in eternity opposed to existing in time. Rather than getting … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings – 2017

Wishing you all a very merry and warm holiday season! Here in my area of the globe each day now comes with more light and the snow fall affords the opportunity for cross country skiing. An awesome way to keep … Continue reading

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Plotinus – Light of Light

The passages used in this video help to convey a vivid representation of a spiritual realm not known through the senses. Such heights require a certain kind of intellect or theoretical wisdom by which to grasp such eternal principles. Some … Continue reading

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Docility – Open Both Ears

“Just as docility has to do with a man’s doing well in acquiring a correct estimation from another, so shrewdness has to do with a man’s doing well in acquiring a correct estimation on his own.” – Aquinas Docility is … Continue reading

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Understanding First Principles

From my childhood up to the present day, good manners have been second nature to me. Good morning, pardon me, cleaning up after myself, allowing seniors to get on the bus first, apologising for mistakes, waiting patiently in a line … Continue reading

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Be Grateful – Not Hateful

The Canticle of the Sun became song through a man who was bent on restoring what he believed to be one of the main functions of our humanity, namely charity, i.e. to bestow unto others a means to live life … Continue reading

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WHAT IS PRUDENCE?

Prudence hangs from the tree of knowledge. We have to stretch ourselves to reach it. Once fully apprehended, then we can see. That all the branches stem from eternity. The Fall of 2017 By Jason Youngman

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The Soul of Metaphysical Reflections

“The apex and role of an artist is to bring beauty, harmony & splendour into the mundane world through the vivifying qualities of the Muses.” A bold statement in need of validation yes; so let’s reflect upon the creative literary … Continue reading

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BEAUTY REVEALED IN THE SETTING SUN

Have you ever waited for days on end for that ideal evening to photograph the setting sun? Then you may know the patience and foresight required to create that perfect image. Indeed the artist avails of all the marks of … Continue reading

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FORGIVENESS IS A WAY TO LOVE

Of all the life strategies that render what is fruitful, Forgiveness by far is one of the most useful. It is the oil that soothes & prevents friction, A bonding agent for great benediction. Forgiveness as moisture keeps the heart … Continue reading

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